Top 10 global news: New Delhi’s first case of monkeypox, Russia’s ‘high-precision strike’, and more

India’s capital Delhi has recorded its first case of the monkeypox virus, officials said on Sunday. The 31-year-old, who has not been named, is admitted to Maulana Azad Medical College, the health ministry confirms. In another, as Russia strikes in Odessa, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the strike cast “serious doubt on the credibility of Russia’s commitment” to the grain deal, as even as Ukraine accused President Vladimir Putin of “spitting in the face” of the agreement. .

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New Delhi, the capital of India, registers the first case of monkeypox; the patient has no history of foreign travel

The nation’s capital, Delhi, has recorded its first case of the monkeypox virus, officials said on Sunday. According to the PTI news agency, which cited official sources, the man has no history of traveling abroad. However, according to the sources, the patient attended a party in Himachal Pradesh. The Delhi government has been asked to trace the patient’s contacts. Meanwhile, more than 10 close contacts of the patient have already been isolated at his residence in West Delhi.

Missiles only destroyed Ukrainian military infrastructure in Odessa, Russia claims

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After facing heavy criticism for missile attack on Ukrainian port of Odessa just after grain deal was signed, Russia says Kalibr missiles destroyed Ukrainian ‘military infrastructure’ .

The Russian Foreign Ministry said it was a “high precision strike” and destroyed a Ukrainian patrol boat. The strike came hours after Russia and Ukraine struck a deal in Istanbul to open up wheat and other grain products stranded in ports to the international market, with Odessa a key port in the operation.

Three dead in shooting at college graduation ceremony in Philippines, suspect is in custody

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Three people were killed and two others injured in a shooting that took place during a college graduation ceremony in Manila, the capital of the Philippines, on Sunday, police officials said. Authorities have already arrested one suspect and Quezon City Police Chief Remus Medina told CNN Philippines that an investigation is underway and the suspect is being questioned.

Pakistan’s military establishment eyes ‘soft intervention’ amid deepening political and economic crisis: report

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Amid political and economic crises, Pakistan’s all-powerful military establishment is planning a ‘soft intervention’ in which it would mediate between former prime minister and PTI chairman Imran Khan and ruling coalition parties – PML-N, PPP, JUI-F, and others – Geo News reported citing sources.

Two days after Idlib attack, bombardment of Syrian church kills two

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In the central Syrian province of Hama, a church was being inaugurated when it was bombed, killing two and injuring 12, according to the official SANA news agency. In the village of Al-Suqaylabiyah, near Hama, “a rocket fired by terrorist organizations targeted a religious gathering in the town of Al-Suqaylabiyah near Hama, killing two people and injuring 12”, it said. -we reported. According to SANA, the attack took place during the consecration of the Ayia Sofia Church.

Watch | Volcanic eruption in southern Japan triggers evacuation alert

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Following a violent volcanic explosion in southern Japan on Sunday, the national weather agency issued its highest advisory for the mountain, urging dozens of residents to leave their homes. Sakurajima on Kagoshima erupted shortly after 8 p.m., and television cameras captured lava and thick ash plumes erupting from it (1100 GMT). The volcano, which is a popular tourist destination, frequently belches smoke and ash. Large ash was thrown from Sunday’s explosion about 2.5 kilometers (1.5 miles) from the crater, according to a statement from the Japan Meteorological Agency.

North Korea claims US engaged in biological warfare in Ukraine

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On Sunday, North Korea echoed a Russian claim that the United States was producing biological weapons in Ukraine, which the UN rejected in March. Pyongyang, a close ally of Moscow, claimed in February that US policy was the “root cause of the Ukraine crisis”, and this month Kyiv severed diplomatic ties with North Korea after Pyongyang formally acknowledged two self-declared pro-Russian separatist territories in the east of the country. Ukraine.

Uber admits covering up 2016 data breach of 57 million riders; avoid criminal charges

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Already under pressure from allegations of sexual assaults and kidnappings by more than 550 women, ride-hailing platform Uber admitted on Saturday it was aware of the 2016 data breach that affected 57 million customers and n however, did not inform the public or US federal commerce. Commission (FTC).

Israeli army kills two Palestinian fighters in West Bank clash

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On Sunday, Israeli authorities targeted a fishing boat off the Gaza Strip after its two crew members fled, accusing it of bringing supplies to Hamas from Egypt. This happened after two Palestinians were killed in a clash in the West Bank. The extremist Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claimed responsibility for the deaths of the two Palestinians at their home in Nablus. The Palestinian Ministry of Health says 6 people were injured. Since local men carried out deadly attacks on the streets of Israel, Israeli troops have stepped up raids in the West Bank region. Yet Palestinians denounce such intrusions.

UK PM candidates pledge to crack down on illegal immigration

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On Sunday, the two candidates to succeed Boris Johnson as British Prime Minister pledged to make stopping illegal immigration a top priority. They also supported the government’s plan to transfer the migrants to Rwanda. After a backlash against Johnson’s scandal-ridden administration prompted the prime minister to announce his resignation, former finance minister Rishi Sunak and foreign secretary Liz Truss are vying for the spot as Britain’s next leader.

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