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17:25 09/06/2022
Palestinian man shot dead by Israelis in occupied West Bank

The man, identified as 27-year-old Mahmoud Fayez Abu Ayhour, was killed on Thursday in the town of Halhul, 5km north of Hebron city during confrontations following a military raid.

Source: aljazeera.com

16:10 09/06/2022
Gennaro Gattuso has been appointed Valencia manager on a two-year deal

The 44-year-old has been without a club since May 2021 when he left Napoli, with whom he won the Coppa Italia the previous year. Former Italy midfielder Gattuso had been named Fiorentina manager last summer but parted company with the club before his official start date. Gattuso, who spent 13 years as a player at AC Milan, replaces Jose Bordalas, who was sacked on Friday.

Source: bbc.com

15:30 09/06/2022
Thousands evacuated, three injured as wildfire rages in Spain

A wildfire in mountains in southern Spain has forced evacuation of 2,000 people from the centre of the town of Benahavis and injured three firefighters, authorities said. The blaze started on Wednesday afternoon on the slopes of Pujerra mountain in the Sierra Bermeja, above the Costa del Sol, a magnet for British tourists on the Andalusia coast, Andalusia's Wildfire Department (INFOCA) said on Twitter.

Source: reuters.com

14:35 09/06/2022
At least 10 killed: flooding in central China

Three people are missing in flooding in the central Chinese province of Hunan, while a landslide buried parts of a village in the southern Guangxi region, state media reported. Around 1.8 million people have been affected in the largely rural, mountainous province — 286,000 of whom have been evacuated to safety while more than 2,700 houses have been damaged or collapsed entirely, Xinhua said.

Source: apnews.com

13:52 09/06/2022
Jo Biden has no plans to issue an executive order on guns

Appearing on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" late-night talk show, the US president takes issue with what he called the "unconscionable" GOP opposition to restrictions on firearms. in Los Angeles.

Source: nbcnews.com

 

12:48 09/06/2022
New Zealand to price sheep and cow burps to cut greenhouse gases

New Zealand has unveiled a plan to tax sheep and cattle burps in a bid to tackle one of the country's biggest sources of greenhouse gases. It would make it the first nation to charge farmers for the methane emissions from the animals they keep. New Zealand is home to just over five million people, along with around 10 million cattle and 26 million sheep. Almost half the country's total greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture, mainly methane.

Source: bbc.com

12:05 09/06/2022
Chinese military plane crashes in residential area, at least one dead

A Chinese military plane crashed in central China on Thursday China's state-run national broadcaster CCTV said. A People's Liberation Army Air Force J-7 aircraft was on a training mission in Hubei province when it crashed, damaging several houses, CCTV said. One resident was killed and two others were injured, according to the broadcaster. The pilot, who sustained minor injuries, successfully ejected out of the plane and parachuted to the ground before it crashed, state media agency Xinhua reported.

Source: cnn.com

11:12 09/06/2022
Fire in office building in South Korea kills at least 7

A fire caused by suspected arson spread through an office building Thursday in South Korea’s Daegu city, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens of others, local fire and police officials said. Dozens of firefighters and vehicles were deployed and quickly put out the blaze, which began in the late morning on the second floor of a seven-floor office building near the city’s district court. At least 41 people were hurt, mostly from smoke inhalation, and 26 of them were being treated at nearby hospitals.

Source: apnews.com

10:42 09/06/2022
Shanghai to lock down and test 2.7 million as Covid fears remain

Shanghai will lock down a district of 2.7 million people on Saturday to conduct mass coronavirus testing, city authorities said, as the Chinese metropolis struggles to fully emerge from punishing curbs. The city eased many restrictions last week, after confining most of its 25 million residents to their homes since March as China battled its worst Covid outbreak in two years.

Source: france24.com

10:00 09/06/2022
Newcastle make Targett deal permanent

Matt Targett has sealed a move to Newcastle from Aston Villa after the Magpies triggered the option to sign him permanently. The left-back had a successful loan spell at St James' Park during the second half of last season and he has now become a Newcastle player, for a fee of between £12m-£15m, Sportsmail understands.

Source: dailymail.co.uk

21:30 08/06/2022
More than 1000 monkeypox cases reported: WHO warns of 'real' risk

The risk of monkeypox becoming established in non-endemic nations is real, the WHO warned Wednesday, with more than a thousand cases now confirmed in such countries. The initial symptoms include a high fever, swollen lymph nodes and a blistery chickenpox-like rash. Tedros said he was particularly concerned about the risk the virus poses to vulnerable groups, including pregnant women and children.

Source: france24.com

18:00 08/06/2022
Iran dismantles nuclear monitoring cameras after IAEA censure

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) announced on Wednesday that it has turned off the Online Enrichment Monitor (OLEM) and flowmeter system of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) at an unidentified nuclear site. All the dismantled monitoring systems were installed voluntarily and beyond the framework of the safeguards agreement with the IAEA, the AEOI said.

Source: aljazeera.com

17:05 08/06/2022
Spain looking for a bear and her cub separated by the attack of a male

Spanish authorities are trying to find a brown bear and her cub which were separated after a brutal attack by a male bear that was caught on camera by two onlookers. The assault took place on a rocky mountainside in the northern Castilla y Leon region. The male bear, which was much larger than the female, died of injuries sustained in the fall, officials said, while the injured mother eventually got up and tried to find her cub, although it was not immediately clear whether they were reunited.

Source: france24.com

15:56 08/06/2022
Gun violence kills more than 700 people in just two weeks since Texas school shooting

There have been gun killings in 43 of the 50 US states in the two weeks since the Texas school shooting. More than 650 incidents have resulted in 730 deaths since 24 May, according to data from the Gun Violence Archive. Twenty-three of those who died were children.

Source: news.sky.com

14:54 08/06/2022
Actor Matthew McConaughey calls for gun reform at White House

Academy Award–winning actor Matthew McConaughey made an appearance at the White House Tuesday to call on Congress to “reach a higher ground” and pass gun control legislation in honor of the children and teachers killed in last month’s shooting rampage at an elementary school in his hometown of Uvalde, Texas. In a highly personal 22-minute speech, McConaughey exhorted a gridlocked Congress to pass gun reforms that can save lives without infringing on Second Amendment rights.

Source: apnews.com

13:56 08/06/2022
At least one dead as car ploughs into terrified crowd in Berlin

One person is dead and at least 30 are injured after a vehicle drove into a crowd near a church in Berlin, Germany, authorities say. The vehicle struck people outside the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church on Wednesday morning, a spokesperson for the Berlin Fire Brigade told CNN. The brigade was alerted to the incident at around 10:30 a.m. local time. It is unclear whether the incident was an accident or deliberate.

 

 

13:06 08/06/2022
Germany's Scholz pledges to boost military mission in Lithuania

Germany is ready to ramp up its military mission in Lithuania in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said during a visit to Vilnius on Tuesday. "We are ready to strengthen our engagement and to develop it towards a robust combat brigade," Scholz told reporters after meeting with Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda and the prime ministers of Latvia and Estonia. "We will defend every centimetre of NATO's territory," he added.

Source: reuters.com

12:12 08/06/2022
Colombia finds two shipwrecks near legendary San Jose galleon

Colombian naval officials conducting underwater monitoring of the long-sunken San Jose galleon have discovered two other historical shipwrecks nearby, President Ivan Duque said on Monday. The San Jose galleon, thought by historians to be carrying treasure that would be worth billions of dollars, sank in 1708 near Colombia's Caribbean port of Cartagena. Its potential recovery has been the subject of decades of litigation.

Source: reuters.com

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