Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, July 1

0 Comment(s)Print E-mail Xinhua, July 2, 2022
Adjust font size:

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court entered a summer recess on Thursday after concluding a term filled with consequential rulings and a sworn-in ceremony for its first African American female justice.

The Supreme Court -- where conservatives have a 6-3 advantage over the liberal bloc -- on Thursday curbed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ability to regulate carbon emissions from power plants, dealing a significant blow to the White House's efforts to address climate change. (US-Supreme Court-WORLD INSIGHTS)

- - - -

MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the Ukrainian crisis, the global food market and bilateral economic ties with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the phone on Friday.

Putin said Kiev and its "Western patrons" were escalating the Ukrainian crisis and disrupting efforts to resolve it diplomatically, the Kremlin said in a statement.

Modi "reiterated India's long-standing position in favor of dialogue and diplomacy" regarding the crisis, according to a statement by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs. (Russia-India-Putin-Modi-Phone Conversation)

- - - -

BRUSSELS -- Inflation in the eurozone surged to a fresh record high, with consumer prices pumping 8.6 percent in June from a year earlier, according to figures released on Friday by Eurostat.

The European Union's statistics agency said the increase in consumer prices in the 19 countries that use the euro currency had increased further from the previous record of 8.1 percent logged in May. Inflation is at its highest level since record-keeping for the euro began in 1997.


- - - -

ADDIS ABABA -- Twelve African countries have so far reported 1,782 cases of monkeypox cases, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) disclosed.

Out of the 1,782 cases of monkeypox cases that have been reported in Africa, some 1,678 of them being suspected cases while 104 are confirmed cases, Ahmed Ogwell, acting director of Africa CDC, said during a weekly briefing on Thursday. (Africa CDC-Monkeypox) Enditem

Follow on Twitter and Facebook to join the conversation.
ChinaNews App Download
Print E-mail Bookmark and Share

Go to Forum >>0 Comment(s)

No comments.

Add your comments...

  • User Name Required
  • Your Comment
  • Enter the words you see:   
    Racist, abusive and off-topic comments may be removed by the moderator.
Send your storiesGet more from