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작성자 Hector Sowerby 작성일22-09-21 07:09 댓글0건


Following is a summary of current world news briefs.

Ukraine president suspends two Top World News allies, citing Russian spy infiltration

Nearly five months after Moscow's invasion, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy suspended the country's security chief and top prosecutor, saying they failed to purge Russian spies from their organizations. One of those sidelined in the biggest government overhaul of the war, SBU security service chief Ivan Bakanov, was a childhood friend of Zelenskiy.

Thirteen inmates killed in fight in Ecuador prison - AFP

Thirteen inmates were killed in a fight in an Ecuador prison, according to an AFP tweet, citing officials on Monday.

Mexico minimizes U.S.

role in drug kingpin's capture

Mexico's president on Monday downplayed the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)'s role in last week's capture of drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero, exposing tensions over security cooperation despite the major cross-border win. The head of the DEA had hailed the arrest as the product of joint cooperation, but President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador repeatedly sought to paint a different picture.

Allies seek to follow U.S.

lead on Xinjiang forced labor ban - U.S. official

U.S. allies appear committed to following Washington's lead banning forced labor goods from China's Xinjiang region, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Monday, warning companies they could not maintain "deliberate ignorance" about their supply chains. The United States' Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) took effect website last month to cut U.S.

imports of products from Xinjiang, where Washington accuses China of committing genocide against ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslims, and herding them into camps.

Britain braces for record temperatures as heatwave ripples across Europe

Britain was heading for its highest temperatures on record and firefighters battled blazes across southern Europe as a heatwave sent people hunting for shade and compounded fears about climate change.

In Spain, a wildfire raced across a field and engulfed a excavator near the northern town of Tabara, forcing the driver to run for his life as flames burned the clothes off his back.

Bolsonaro attacks Brazil's election system in briefing for diplomats

President Jair Bolsonaro invited the diplomatic corps on Monday to hear his charges that Brazil's election system was open to fraud ahead of October elections in which he is trailing in a bid for a second term.

"The system is completely vulnerable," he told some 40 diplomats invited to his residence in an unprecedented briefing three months before a general election.

Sidelining of spy chief spotlights Ukraine's battle to purge Russian agents

The sidelining of Ukraine's domestic spy chief on Sunday laid bare Kyiv's battle far from the frontlines to purge its powerful security agencies of collaborators and Russian agents.