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"No Uterus, No Opinion": Massive Protests In US As Abortion Right Ends

"No Uterus, No Opinion": Massive Protests In US As Abortion Right Ends

Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 26, 2022, Washington

Abortion rights defenders fanned out across America Saturday for a second day of protest against the Supreme Court's thunderbolt ruling, as state after conservative state moved swiftly to ban the procedure.

Iran Nuclear Talks To Resume "Quickly, Immediately": EU's Top Diplomat

Iran Nuclear Talks To Resume "Quickly, Immediately": EU's Top Diplomat

Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 26, 2022, Tehran

Talks to revive the Iran nuclear deal will resume within days after being stalled for months, the EU's top diplomat Josep Borrell said Saturday during a surprise visit to Tehran.

"Many More Blows, Losses...": Ukraine's Zelensky Reflects On Tough War

"Many More Blows, Losses...": Ukraine's Zelensky Reflects On Tough War

Reuters | Sunday June 26, 2022

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday said Ukraine would win back all the cities it had lost to Russia, including Sievierodonetsk, and admitted the war was becoming tough to handle emotionally.

Monkeypox "Evolving Threat", WHO Says. Then, This Reassurance

Monkeypox "Evolving Threat", WHO Says. Then, This Reassurance

Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 26, 2022, Geneva

The World Health Organization's chief said Saturday that the monkeypox outbreak was a deeply concerning evolving threat but did not currently amount to a global public health emergency.

Joe Biden In Germany For G7 Meet. On Agenda: Russia, World Economy

Joe Biden In Germany For G7 Meet. On Agenda: Russia, World Economy

Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 26, 2022, Berlin

President Joe Biden touched down in Germany on Saturday to attend the G7 summit with the leaders of key US allies to discuss their united front against Russia and troubling weakness in the world economy.

Macron's Task For France PM: Start Talks To Form "Government Of Action"

Macron's Task For France PM: Start Talks To Form "Government Of Action"

Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 26, 2022, Paris

French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday "confirmed" his confidence in Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne in an interview with AFP, after the premier came under fire for a wooden performance in an election that saw her boss fail.

Ukraine Reports Massive Attack From Belarus

Ukraine Reports Massive Attack From Belarus

Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 25, 2022, Kyiv, Ukraine

Ukraine said it came under "massive bombardment" Saturday from neighbouring Belarus, a Russian ally not officially involved in the conflict, the day after announcing a retreat from the strategic city of Severodonetsk.

Biden Signs First Significant US Gun Control Law In Decades

Biden Signs First Significant US Gun Control Law In Decades

Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 25, 2022, Washington, United States

President Joe Biden on Saturday signed into law the first significant federal bill on gun safety in decades, saying that while it falls short of what's really needed it will "save lives."

Watch: Man Surprises Girlfriend With Proposal At Finish Line Of Marathon In US

Watch: Man Surprises Girlfriend With Proposal At Finish Line Of Marathon In US

Edited by Divyam Sharma | Saturday June 25, 2022, New York

An adorable video of a man proposing to his girlfriend at the finish line of her marathon race has gone viral on social media.

Russian Missiles Strike Across Ukraine As War Enters 5th Month

Russian Missiles Strike Across Ukraine As War Enters 5th Month

Reuters | Saturday June 25, 2022, Kyiv

Russian missiles rained down across Ukraine on Saturday, hitting military facilities in the west and the north as well as a southern city as the biggest land conflict in Europe since World War Two entered its fifth month.

"Deepest Shipwreck Ever Located": US Navy's WWII Ship Discovered Off Philippines

"Deepest Shipwreck Ever Located": US Navy's WWII Ship Discovered Off Philippines

Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 25, 2022, Manila, Philippines

A US navy destroyer, USS Samuel B Roberts, sunk during World War II has been found nearly 7,000 metres (23,000 feet) below sea level off the Philippines, making it the world's deepest shipwreck ever located.

PM Sheikh Hasina Inaugurates Bangladesh's Longest Rail-Road Bridge

PM Sheikh Hasina Inaugurates Bangladesh's Longest Rail-Road Bridge

Press Trust of India | Saturday June 25, 2022, Dhaka

Padma Bridge Bangladesh: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday inaugurated the long-awaited Padma bridge, the country's longest and entirely built with domestic funding.

Norway "Terrorist Attack" Suspect Is Norwegian Of Iranian Descent: Police

Norway "Terrorist Attack" Suspect Is Norwegian Of Iranian Descent: Police

Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 25, 2022, Oslo

The suspect whom police have arrested following deadly shootings in Oslo overnight is a Norwegian of Iranian descent, police said on Saturday.

US Draws Criticism From Closest Allies Over Supreme Court's Abortion Ruling

US Draws Criticism From Closest Allies Over Supreme Court's Abortion Ruling

Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 25, 2022, Washington

The US Supreme Court's historic end to nationwide abortion rights on Friday drew unusual criticism from some of America's closest allies and bucks a global trend to more liberal reproductive rights.

After US' Abortion Ruling, Companies Reach Out To Help Women Employees

After US' Abortion Ruling, Companies Reach Out To Help Women Employees

Edited by Aditi Gautam | Saturday June 25, 2022, New Delhi

Several US companies said they would help their employees if they had to travel out of state for abortion services after the US Supreme Court overturned "Roe v. Wade" that recognised a woman's constitutional right to an abortion.