On the 33rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, Hong Kong police on Saturday arrested several people as part of restrictions on public commemoration of the crackdown. After Russia lodged a diplomatic protest against the confiscation of its plane, Sri Lanka’s main airport on Saturday denied that the island nation’s government was behind the decision to withhold an Aeroflot plane.
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Several detained in Hong Kong amid ban on Tiananmen anniversary gatherings
Reports claim that Chinese authorities have implemented facial recognition devices and set up roadblocks in Hong Kong, with events linked to the crackdown also being canceled in the neighboring city of Macau.
French President Macron says Russia should not be humiliated despite Putin’s ‘historic’ mistake
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday June 4 that Russia should not be humiliated despite President Vladimir Putin’s “historic” mistake of invading Ukraine.
Sri Lanka denies holding Russian plane after Moscow protests
Following a directive from a court in the capital Colombo, the Airbus A330 was seized at Bandaranaike International Airport after arriving from Moscow.
Khamenei blames protests in Iran on foreign ‘enemies’ seeking to overthrow Islamic Republic
After massive protests in Iran, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday (June 4) that foreign “enemies” seeking to overthrow the Islamic Republic were responsible.
Texas mass shooting: Victim’s parents and Uvalde school survivor sue gunmaker
The parents of one of the 19 children killed in the Uvalde Elementary School mass shooting and a school staff member have sued Daniel Defense, the weapons manufacturer who produced the AR-style rifle -15 used in the massacre, taking the first step in holding a weapons manufacturer responsible for a horrific tragedy.
India approves Biological E’s COVID-19 vaccine as booster
Hyderabad-based Biological E drugmaker Corbevax has become the first vaccine in India to gain approval from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for a heterologous COVID-19 booster shot.
From Tesla to Peloton, companies slow hiring as US economy slumps
Elon Musk spooked investors with a warning about the economy and plans to cut Tesla’s workforce, joining a growing list of companies that have cut hiring amid decades-high inflation and crisis fallout Ukrainian.
“Anyone can get monkeypox”: more than 700 cases reported worldwide
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Friday that it had received reports of more than 700 cases of monkeypox worldwide, including 21 in the United States, with investigations now indicating that the disease is spreading in the world. country.
Mexican town limits daily water access to 6 hours during drought
A Mexican town in the border state of Nuevo Leon is limiting residents’ daily access to water to just a six-hour window in response to a historic drought in the region, authorities said Friday.
Atmospheric carbon dioxide in May 1.5 times pre-industrial levels
In May 2022, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was 50% higher than in the pre-industrial era, reaching levels not seen on Earth for about four million years, the main US climate agency said on Friday. .
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