Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing - June 25, 2022
Daily briefing on the latest developments around the world
• The US Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, ending the constitutional right to abortion.
• President Joe Biden slammed the decision saying it set the US back 150 years.
• The US Senate passed a long-awaited bipartisan gun control bill in a 65-33 vote, one month after a school shooting in Uvalde, Texas that killed 19 students and two teachers.
• Britain’s leading Conservative Party lost two seats in a by-election, according to preliminary results early.
• The Russian Embassy in Canada teased Germany’s Ambassador Sabine Sparwasser on Twitter after her remarks that “Russia uses energy as a weapon.”
• Pakistan opened more border crossings to help provide medical aid to injured Afghans hit by a devastating earthquake, according to an official statement.
• Britain’s Prince Charles expressed his “personal sorrow” for the suffering of slavery and its “enduring impact.”
• Bullets that claimed the life of renowned Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh were fired from the Israeli side, according to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
• Israel reiterated its rejection of the accusations that blamed it for Akleh’s killing.
• The EU and NATO are gathering a coalition for war with Moscow, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov who commented on granting EU candidacy status to Ukraine and Moldova.
• Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country will be able to supply 50 million tons of grain to the global market this year
• Türkiye criticized a series of decisions at a EU summit on the Aegean and Mediterranean.
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