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Vigilantes in Haiti strike back at gangsters with brutal street justice: Vigilantes have killed at least 164 people since the movement began in April, U.N. 9 media reports4 June 2023 (LINK)

In China, repression is becoming more and more ●4 June 2023 (LINK)

Lung cancer pill cuts risk of death by half, says ‘thrilling’ 12 media reports4 June 2023 (LINK)

How chocolate could counter climate 20 media reports4 June 2023 (LINK)

War in Ukraine: Inflatech, owned by a Russian businessman who lives in the Czech Republic, produces inflatable fake tanks and rocket launchers for ●4 June 2023 (LINK)

North Korea Slams UN Meeting on Satellite 43 media reports4 June 2023 (LINK)

Three Israeli soldiers, gunman killed in shootout near Egypt border 177 media reports3 June 2023 (LINK)

Turkey to send commando unit to help quell unrest in Kosovo in response to NATO 22 media reports3 June 2023 (LINK)

Experts warn bird flu virus changing rapidly in largest ever 8 media reports3 June 2023 (LINK)

Solar panels — an eco-disaster waiting to happen when they turn to waste?source3 June 2023 (LINK)

UN agency for Palestinian refugees raises just $107 million of $300 million 17 media reports4 June 2023 (LINK)

Zelensky says Ukraine ready to launch 83 media reports2 June 2023 (LINK)

A 47-year-old ship could cause "one of the worst oil spills in human history." Here's the UN plan to stop it.www.cbsnews.com2 June 2023 (LINK)

Nearly 4,000 people lost their jobs last month because of AI — the first time that's been cited as a reasonwww.businessinsider.com2 June 2023 (LINK)

Black sea urchins have disappeared from the Gulf of Aqaba. Their loss could kill off entire Red Sea coral reefedition.cnn.com2 June 2023 (LINK)

— A similar pathogen killed off 98% of the black sea urchin population in the Caribbean in the 1980s, and seemingly returned to the Caribbean in 2022. That may be where the Red Sea pathogen came from.

Blood test to detect 50 different types of cancer shows promise in NHS 19 media reports2 June 2023 (LINK)

Climate change is already making parts of US uninsurable: California, Florida, Louisianawww.vox.com2 June 2023 (LINK)

Haitian businessman gets life sentence in 2021 assassination of Haiti's president 39 media reports2 June 2023 (LINK)

— Haitian-Chilean businessman Rodolphe Jaar sentenced to life in prison for his involvement in providing weapons to the Colombian mercenaries who assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse in 2021. Jaar, who has dual Haitian and Chilean citizenship and is a former US informant, was the only person to plead guilty among the 11 arrested and charged in the United States for the murder of Moïse.

World food prices fall to two-year low in May — UN food 16 media reports2 June 2023 (LINK)

— Slump in prices of vegetable oils, cereals and dairy outweighed increases for sugar and meat.

Tanzania declares end of deadly Marburg virus outbreak, says 22 media reports2 June 2023 (LINK)

— Nine cases — eight confirmed and one probable — and six deaths were recorded in the outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever in the northwestern region of Kagera, the WHO said in a statement.

Vietnam detains climate activist on tax evasion 10 media reports2 June 2023 (LINK)

Breaking news: expect these to change

With oil prices slumping, OPEC+ producers, led by Russia and Saudi Arabia, weigh more production 46 media reports4 June 2023 (LINK)

India train disaster: signal fault blamed as wreckage cleared from track: death toll passes 300www.the guardian.com4 June 2023 (LINK)

Fighting Escalates in Khartoum After Cease-Fire 19 media reports4 June 2023 (LINK)

— The UN reported more than 1.2 million people displaced inside Sudan and over 425,000 have fled to neighbouring states.

Gunmen kill Ecuador prosecutor after murder trial hearing on same day attorney general receives death 9 media reports2 June 2023 (LINK)

Lake Maggiore deaths: why were Italian and Israeli secret service agents on a boat in northern Italy?www.theguardian.com2 June 2023 (LINK)

YouTube reverses misinformation policy to allow U.S. election 41 media reports2 June 2023 (LINK)

— The decision, which comes ahead of the 2024 midterm races, undoes a policy implemented in December 2020 after President Joe Biden won the election, citing the need to balance its twin goals of "protecting our community and providing a home for open discussion and debate."

Ukraine roundup

Miscellaneous news

World's spy chiefs meet in secret conclave in Singaporewww.cnbc.com4 June 2023 (LINK)

— Such meetings are organised by the Singapore government and have been discreetly held at a separate venue alongside the security summit for several years, sources said. The meetings have not been previously reported.

Guinea-Bissau votes to elect legislature more than a year after president dissolved 13 media reports4 June 2023 (LINK)

Uganda says 54 soldiers killed by al Shabaab in 13 media reports3 June 2023 (LINK)

Gadhafi's Son on Hunger Strike in Lebanon, Protesting 'No Trial' 19 media reports3 June 2023 (LINK)

Turkey's Erdogan unveils new cabinet after inauguration, naming a powerful spy chief as foreign minister and market friendly Mehmet Simsek as finance 9 media reports3 June 2023 (LINK)

International team discovers mysterious luminous gas structures at heart of Milky 41 media reports3 June 2023 (LINK)

Ukraine officials have found nearly a quarter of the country's air-raid shelters locked or unusable, days after a woman allegedly died waiting outside a shuttered shelter during a Russian missile 34 media reports3 June 2023 (LINK)

Dow notches its best day since January as investors cheer debt ceiling deal and jobs reportedition.cnn.com2 June 2023 (LINK)

El Salvador soccer executives dodge prison with payment to stampede victims' 25 media reports2 June 2023 (LINK)

Spanish Catholic bishops find evidence of 728 sexual abusers, 927 victims since 42 media reports2 June 2023 (LINK)

US State Department sanctions former Haitian Prime Minister Lamothe for corruptionedition.cnn.com2 June 2023 (LINK)

North Carolina's Fort Bragg drops Confederate namesake, renamed Fort Libertyabcnews.go.com3 June 2023 (LINK)

Elon Musk and Twitter face growing brand safety concerns after execs departwww.cnbc.com2 June 2023 (LINK)

U.S. sanctions tech companies for helping Iran shut off 17 media reports2 June 2023 (LINK)

Ecuador's embattled President Lasso will not seek re-election in 22 media reports2 June 2023 (LINK)

El Salvador president pledges white-collar prison in 'war' on 13 media reports1 June 2023 (LINK)

MIT researchers develop self-learning language models that outperform larger counterpartsventurebeat.com1 June 2023 (LINK)

Amitai Etzioni, 94, Dies; Envisioned a Society Built on the Common Goodwww.nytimes.com4 June 2023 (LINK)

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