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REUTERS WORLD NEWS: Sweden, Finland on Course to Join NATO, Aide says Trump Wanted to Join Riot, Crypto Crash Threatens North Korea, More

The Reuters Daily Briefing Wednesday, June 29, 2022 by Linda Noakes Ctt Hello Here's what you need to know. Sweden and Finland are on course to join NATO, a former...
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Biden says U.S. changing force posture in Europe based on threat

The United States is changing its force posture in Europe based on threats coming from Russia after its invasion of Ukraine and other directions, U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday during a NATO summit in Madrid.

Rwandans fear leaving their homes in Congo as anger grows over rebel attacks

Life in Kinshasa was going well for Zawadi, a mother of two from Rwanda, until faraway fighting stoked Congolese anger against her country and videos of men with machetes prowling the city streets in search of Rwandans surfaced on social media.

Sweden, Finland on course to join NATO as Russia, China focus allies

MADRID (Reuters) -Sweden and Finland on Wednesday looked set for fast-track membership of NATO after Turkey lifted a veto on them joining, at a summit where the U.S.-led alliance is due to adopt a broad strategy focused on Russian and China for the next decade

G7: China must press Russia to stop Ukraine war

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Reuters) -G7 leaders urged China on Tuesday to use its influence with Russia to stop its invasion of Ukraine and drop "expansive maritime claims" in the South China Sea, in unprecedentedly tough criticism of Beijing's policies and human rights record.

Russia says it hit training base for "foreign mercenaries" near Ukraine's Mykolaiv

Russia's defence ministry said on Wednesday that its forces carried out strikes on a military training base for "foreign mercenaries" near the southern Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv.

Hong Kong daily COVID cases rise above 2,000, highest since April

Hong Kong reported more than 2,000 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, the highest since April, as daily COVID-19 cases rise ahead of celebrations to mark the city's 25th anniversary of its handover to China.



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