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Europe · Jerusalem

Israel reports first case of monkeypox, suspects others

43% Right coverage: 51 sources
Israel's Health Ministry said late Saturday the man was in a Tel Aviv hospital in good condition. It called on anyone returning from abroad with fever and lesions to see a doctor. The virus originates in primates and other wild animals and causes fever, body aches, chills and fatigue.See the Story
Climate Change · Canberra

PM-elect Vows To Repair Australia's Image Overseas

47% Center coverage: 15 sources
Incoming prime minister Anthony Albanese vows to reset Australia's relations with the world. Albanese signalled an era of fairer, greener and less pugilistic politics for Australia. He and key ministers are expected to be sworn in on Monday, just in time to attend a summit with Japanese, Indian and US leaders.See the Story
Europe · Mariupol'

'Nothing left': Mariupol picks up pieces after ferocious fighting

62% Center coverage: 8 sources
The carcasses of charred buildings stand amid the lush greenery in what remains of the once bustling Ukrainian port city of Mariupol. See the Story
Education · Johannesburg

South African university suspend white student wey urinate on black student belongings

50% Left coverage: 6 sources
A white student broke into the black student's room in Stellenbosch University (SU)'s residence early Sunday and urinated on his belongings. The accused was suspended from the university on Monday after a cell phone video recording the incident was exposed to the public. South African Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Higher Education, Science and Innovation condemned the "act of racism and discrimination"See the Story

Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for 10 central NC counties

75% Center coverage: 4 sources
Environment Canada issues a severe thunderstorm watch for the Ottawa and Gatineau areas. The watch is in effect for Saturday, May 21, and includes all of Ottawa. Environment Canada says wind gusts have the potential to reach up to 100 km/h. Nickel to toonie size hail is possible, as well as a tornado.See the Story
Environment Canada

Toronto under severe thunderstorm watch with hail expected

Coverage: 4 sources
Environment Canada issues a severe thunderstorm warning for the Greater Toronto Area, as well as much of southern Ontario. A line of severe thunderstorms is moving northeast over the area. Strong wind gusts and hail are possible with this line. The rain is going to be paired with some high humidity, with the temperature resting at about 27C.See the Story
Africa · Western Cape

Western Cape to reintroduce reward system for the reporting of illegal firearms

Western Cape MEC for Community Safety and Police Oversight, Reagen Allen, says the province will reintroduce the system for the anonymous reporting of illegal firearms. His comments come as incidents of gang violence flare up in several communities on the Cape Flats. A video has been doing the rounds on social media of a group of men firing at each other in Manenberg.See the Story
Africa · South Africa

Eskom confirms Stage 2 loadshedding will be implemented throughout the week

Eskom says a continued shortage of generation capacity is the reason for implementing Stage 2 loadshedding from 5-10pm this week.See the Story
Africa · South Africa

Citizens grapple with inconsistent bouts of loadshedding as stage 3 kicks in

Eskom ramped up loadshedding to stage 3 from 4pm on Sunday until 10pm in the evening.See the Story

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