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US & Canada · Washington

China says it conducted military drills near Taiwan in warning to the U.S.

45% Right coverage: 20 sources
China held military exercises close to the democratically ruled island, underscoring its anger over the U.S. stance. China has a pattern of using the PLA to respond to what it sees as U.s. provocations regarding Taiwan, which Beijing claims as part of its territory that must be brought under control by force if necessary.See the Story
US & Canada · West Bank

Israeli forces kill Palestinian teen in West Bank clashes, Palestinian health ministry says

50% Right coverage: 18 sources
The Palestinian health ministry says Ghaith Yamin was wounded by a gunshot to the head. The clashes erupted when Jewish worshipers, escorted by the military, arrived at a shrine. Israeli authorities say they have foiled a wide-ranging plot by Palestinian militant Hamas group.See the Story
US & Canada · New York

US to vote on new UN sanctions for North Korea on Thursday

Coverage: 17 sources
The U.S. has been working on the draft Security Council resolution for several months. The measure faces opposition from North Korea's neighbors China and Russia. The resolution would reduce exports of crude oil to North Korea from 4 million barrels a year to 3 million barrels. It would also ban the North from exporting mineral fuels, mineral oils and mineral waxes.See the Story
Twitter · Beirut

In Lebanon, a nascent reform movement faces tough road

67% Left coverage: 3 sources
13 independent newcomers won seats in parliament in May 15 elections. They are building on the protest movement seeking to break the long domination by traditional parties. Many worry incoming parliament will exacerbate polarization and paralysis. Independents plan to form a unified bloc to strengthen their influence in parliament.See the Story
Protestors · Pakistan

Pakistan's ex-PM Khan issues ultimatum on elections after mass rally

Coverage: 4 sources
Imran Khan has said that the confidence vote that toppled him and ushered in the coalition government led by Prime Minister Shabhaz Sharif last month was the result of a US conspiracy. He is demanding a fresh election to show he has national support. Khan warned the government that he will march on the capital again if it didn't meet the demands.See the Story
Europe · Washington

World Bank's Malpass says war in Ukraine may trigger global recession

75% Center coverage: 4 sources
The president of the World Bank has warned of the impact of rising energy prices. He said it was hard to see how the world could avoid a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis. Russia and Ukraine make up 53% of the world's sunflower oil and 27% of its wheat.See the Story
Imran Khan

SC dismisses govt's petition for contempt proceedings against Imran

67% Right coverage: 3 sources
The petition stated that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan violated court orders and damaged state property during Islamabad long march. The five-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial will hear the plea today at 11:00 am.See the Story
IMF · Islamabad

Pakistan govt committed to reviving IMF program, reducing deficit -minister

100% Right coverage: 2 sources
Pakistan is committed to reviving its International Monetary Fund (IMF) program, finance minister says. Finance Minister Miftah Ismail returns from talks with the lender in Qatar. "We would need to have a tight monetary policy and consolidate our fiscal position," Ismail says.See the Story
Asia · New Delhi

PM Modi to inaugurate India's biggest drone festival on May 27

100% Right coverage: 2 sources
'Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022' is a two-day event and being held on May 27 and 28. Modi will interact with kisan drone pilots and witness open-air drone demonstrations. Over 1,600 delegates comprising government officials, foreign diplomats, armed forces, central armed police forces, public sector undertakings, private companies and drone startups will participate.See the Story

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