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China Says US Maritime Plane In Taiwan Strait "Endangered Peace"

China Says US Maritime Plane In Taiwan Strait "Endangered Peace"

Saturday June 25, 2022, Shanghai

China's military said on Saturday that the recent fly through of a US maritime plane through the Taiwan Strait deliberately disrupted the regional situation and endangered peace and stability.

Cash-Strapped Pakistan Gets $2.3 Billion From China

Cash-Strapped Pakistan Gets $2.3 Billion From China

Asian News International | Saturday June 25, 2022, Islamabad

Pakistani Finance Minister Miftah Ismail said on Friday that a loan of USD 2.3 billion from a Chinese consortium of banks had been credited to the central bank's account.

2 Dead, Several Injured In Norway Nightclub Shooting: Police

2 Dead, Several Injured In Norway Nightclub Shooting: Police

Reuters | Saturday June 25, 2022, Oslo

Two people were killed and around 10 wounded on Saturday in a shooting at a nightclub in Norway's capital Oslo, Norwegian police said.

Ukraine Accuses US-Sanctioned Lawmaker Of Working For Russia

Ukraine Accuses US-Sanctioned Lawmaker Of Working For Russia

Reuters | Saturday June 25, 2022, Kyiv

Ukraine's main domestic security agency said on Friday it had uncovered a Russian spy network involving Ukrainian lawmaker Andriy Derkach who was previously accused by the United States of being a Russian agent.

Ghislaine Maxwell Calls Accusers' Testimony "Unduly Prejudicial" At Sentencing

Ghislaine Maxwell Calls Accusers' Testimony "Unduly Prejudicial" At Sentencing

Saturday June 25, 2022, New York

Ghislaine Maxwell urged a US judge not to admit testimony from four female accusers at her sentencing next Tuesday for aiding the financier Jeffrey Epstein's sexual abuse of underage girls.

Climate Activists Slam EU Renegotiation Of Fossil Fuel Deal

Climate Activists Slam EU Renegotiation Of Fossil Fuel Deal

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

Environmental activists on Friday criticised a compromise deal negotiated by the EU to update a decades-old agreement allowing energy firms to sue governments for hitting their profits.

"God Made The Decision": Trump Hails US Supreme Court's Abortion Ruling

"God Made The Decision": Trump Hails US Supreme Court's Abortion Ruling

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

Former US president Donald Trump on Friday said "God made the decision" to end the national right to abortion after the Supreme Court overturned nearly five decades of settled law.

Russia's War Against Ukraine To Push 40-50 Million People Into Hunger: US

Russia's War Against Ukraine To Push 40-50 Million People Into Hunger: US

Reuters | Saturday June 25, 2022, Berlin

Russia's war against Ukraine, not Western sanctions, will add another 40 or 50 million more people to the ranks of the hungry, said U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Berlin.

Mastermind Of 2008 Mumbai Terror Attacks Jailed For 15 Years In Pakistan

Mastermind Of 2008 Mumbai Terror Attacks Jailed For 15 Years In Pakistan

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

An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has awarded over 15 years jail term in a terror-financing case to a main handler of deadly 2008 Mumbai attacks.

Same-Sex Marriage, Contraception At Risk After US Court's Abortion Ruling

Same-Sex Marriage, Contraception At Risk After US Court's Abortion Ruling

Erik Larson and Emma Kinery | Friday June 24, 2022

The US Supreme Court decision ending the right to abortion established by Roe v. Wade in 1973 has put other hard-won rights at risk, including the rights to same-sex marriage and contraception.

"I Salvaged A Failed Shopping App But...": Woman Takes Pinterest To Court

"I Salvaged A Failed Shopping App But...": Woman Takes Pinterest To Court

Chris Dolmetsch, Bloomberg | Friday June 24, 2022

Pinterest Inc. must face a lawsuit from a digital marketing strategist who says she helped conceive the social media platform, but not one of its founders, a California judge ruled.

Biden Slams US Supreme Court, Calls Abortion Ruling "A Tragic Error"

Biden Slams US Supreme Court, Calls Abortion Ruling "A Tragic Error"

Agence France-Presse | Friday June 24, 2022, Washington

President Joe Biden Friday slammed the US Supreme Court for ending the right to abortion, accusing it of putting women's lives at risk in the name of an "extreme ideology."

Justin Trudeau Slams 'Horrific' US Abortion Ruling

Justin Trudeau Slams 'Horrific' US Abortion Ruling

Agence France-Presse | Friday June 24, 2022, Ottawa

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday slammed the US Supreme Court decision to throw out the right to abortion in the United States.

Key Reactions After US Supreme Court Ends Right To Abortion

Key Reactions After US Supreme Court Ends Right To Abortion

Agence France-Presse | Friday June 24, 2022, Washington

The US Supreme Court's decision to end constitutional protections for abortion fulfills a long-cherished goal of conservatives and the religious right, while devastating defenders of women's reproductive freedoms.

Biden Calls Abortion Ruling A "Sad Day" For America: 10 Facts

Biden Calls Abortion Ruling A "Sad Day" For America: 10 Facts

Edited by Abhimanyu Kulkarni | Friday June 24, 2022, Washington

The US Supreme Court today ended the constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy in a seismic ruling. The ruling puts an end to abortion rights that had been granted to women in the US nearly 50 years ago.