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10:15 30/06/2022
Next James Bond film is at least 'two years' away

The 26th official James Bond film is unlikely to be in cinemas before 2025, according to the series’ producer, Barbara Broccoli. Speaking at a dinner to honour Broccoli and her half-brother Michael G Wilson after the presentation of their BFI Fellowships, the gatekeeper of all things 007 (and daughter of Cubby Broccoli) said they had not yet cast the actor who will replace Daniel Craig in the tux.

Source: theguardian.com

10:00 30/06/2022
Israeli PM Bennett won't run in upcoming election

Outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett will not stand in the upcoming general election, his spokesperson has said. Bennett announced to lawmakers from his Yamina party on Wednesday “his intention not to stand at the next elections”, his spokesman said, as MPs prepared to dissolve Israel’s current legislature, paving the way for polls later this year.

Source: aljazeera.com

19:21 29/06/2022
Bodies of 20 migrants found in Libyan desert

The people got lost in the Libyan desert, according to rescuers, who presume the group died of thirst. The bodies were discovered by a truck driver travelling through the desert and were recovered on Tuesday about 320 kilometres southwest of Kufra and 120km from the border with Chad.

Source: aljazeera.com

18:58 29/06/2022
Iranian border guard said killed in incident near Afghan crossing

Iran's foreign ministry said Wednesday. "The dimensions of this unfortunate incident in the Milak border area, which led to the martyrdom of the dear border guard of the Islamic Republic of Iran, are being investigated by the authorities and will be announced as soon as the issue is clarified," ministry spokesman Nasser Kanani said.

Source: france24.com

17:42 29/06/2022
At Wimbledon, Serena Williams loses 1st match in a year

Serena Williams began — and ended — her comeback at Wimbledon after 364 days out of singles competition. She missed shots, shook her head, rolled her eyes. She could not finish the job against an opponent making her Wimbledon debut and bowed out with a 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (10-7) loss to 115th-ranked Harmony Tan of France.

Source: apnews.com

13:52 29/06/2022
Israel's parliament is expected to dissolve Wednesday

ending Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's year-long tenure and triggering a fifth election in less than four years that could see ex-premier Benjamin Netanyahu reclaim power. Barring an 11th hour shock agreement to save the coalition or form a new government within the existing parliament, Bennett's eight-party alliance is due to end by midnight, installing Foreign Minister Yair Lapid as prime minister.

Source: france24.com

12:14 29/06/2022
India state on alert after Prophet Muhammad row beheading in Udaipur

Police arrest two Muslim men for allegedly beheading the tailor on camera over his post supporting ex-BJP official’s comments on the Prophet Muhammad. Mobile internet services and large gatherings remained restricted in Udaipur on Wednesday, a day after the murder of Kanhaiya Lal.

Source: aljazeera.com

11:19 29/06/2022
Woody Allen considers retiring from directing

Woody Allen told Alec Baldwin during a live interview Tuesday on Instagram that he is mulling ending his movie-making career, saying directing has lost its luster. The two men — each facing significant controversies — steered clear of addressing either the abuse allegations against Allen or the shooting last year on Baldwin’s movie set.

Source: apnews.com

10:46 29/06/2022
Colombia prison riot sparks deadly fire

A fire inside an overcrowded Colombian prison killed 51 inmates in the early hours of Tuesday morning, authorities said, marking one of the deadliest incidents of its kind in the country's recent history. The fire broke out amid a chaotic scene inside the penitentiary in the western Colombian city of Tolua. Twenty-four people were injured, including an unspecified number of guards.

Source: cnn.com

10:15 29/06/2022
Japan forward Takumi Minamino leaves Liverpool for Ligue 1 club Monaco

The 27-year-old has signed a four-year deal with the principality side, for a reported fee of 15 million euros ($15.8 million) with a potential three million euros in add-ons. "It is a great joy for me to join AS Monaco," Minamino said.

Source: france24.com

10:00 29/06/2022
Scotland: 19 October 2023 proposed as date for referendum

Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon said the question would be the same as in the last referendum in 2014: "Should Scotland be an independent country?". Ms Sturgeon has written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask for formal consent for the vote to be held. She said she would press on with her plan if this was not granted by the UK government.

Source: bbc.com

19:53 28/06/2022
Millions in Bangladesh impacted by one of the worst floodings ever seen

More than seven million Bangladeshis are still in "desperate" need of shelter and aid after deadly floods earlier this month, the Red Cross said Tuesday. At least 101 people were killed in the country's northeast when rivers swelled to record levels and inundated rural villages, after some of the heaviest rains in a century.

Source: france24.com

18:00 28/06/2022
German court gives 101-year-old ex Nazi guard five years in jail

on Tuesday for assisting in the murder of some 3,500 people at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp, bringing to an end one of the last Nazi trials in Germany. Prosecutors had said that Josef S., a member of the Nazi party's paramilitary SS, helped to send 3,518 people to their deaths at the Sachsenhausen camp, north of Berlin, by regularly standing guard in the watchtower between 1942 and 1945.

Source: reuters.com

17:10 28/06/2022
Spanish city to charge for emergency rescues at sea

San Sebastián is counting the rising cost of ocean rescues. Now it plans to charge anyone found to be negligent or reckless.

Source: theguardian.com

15:48 28/06/2022
2 men missing in floods in northwest Turkey

Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said Tuesday that one of the missing men is a digger operator who was swept away by floods in Duzce province and the other a resident in a village in Kastamonu province. Heavy rains affecting six provinces, caused rivers to overflow and bridges to collapse Monday. Authorities evacuated stranded locals and said a potentially deadly disaster was averted because residents followed meteorological warnings.

Source: apnews.com

14:42 28/06/2022
3 killed, 13 injured after building collapses in Mumbai

A four-storey residential building collapsed in Mumbai, officials said on Tuesday. A wing of the building, located in Kurla’s Naik Nagar Society, collapsed around midnight, they said, adding that another wing of it was also likely to crash and was vacated. The injured people were shifted to civic hospitals in Ghatkopar and Sion.

Source: outlookindia.com

13:52 28/06/2022
At least 46 migrants found dead inside a semi-truck in San Antonio, Texas

A fire official said 16 people, including four children, had also been taken to hospital. The survivors were "hot to the touch" and suffering from heat stroke and heat exhaustion. San Antonio is a major transit route for people-smugglers. The vehicle, which had been abandoned by its driver, had no working air conditioning and there was no drinking water inside it.

Source: bbc.com

13:15 28/06/2022
'Top Gun: Maverick' becomes Tom Cruise's first movie to make $1 billion

The sequel to the 1986 blockbuster, in which Tom Cruise reprises the famed role of Pete "Maverick" Mitchell, has crossed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office, according to Paramount. "Maverick" is the first film in Cruise's more than 40-year career to reach the billion-dollar milestone — and it's also the second-highest-grossing film in Paramount's long history in terms of domestic figures, behind only 1997's "Titanic."

Source: cnn.com

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