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Two From The Caribbean Make Forbes 2022 Billionaire List

Jamaica’sMichael Lee-Chin ranked at 12 on the list of 15 black billionaires named by Forbes for 2022 with US$1.6 billion in net worth.

Lee-Chin is a majority investor in National Commercial Bank Jamaica, AIC Limited, and other companies.

Read more at — Jamaica observer.com

Hijab Row: Maintain Peace, Says Karnataka High Court As Tempers Flare

The court was hearing a petition filed by two girl students from Udupi’s pre-university government college against the state government’s directive prohibiting them to attend classes wearing a hijab

Read more at — HindustanTimes.com

Turkey Opens New Dispute Over Sovereignty Of East Aegean Islands

Turkey for the first-time disputes Greece’s sovereignty over its east Aegean islands which were meant to remain demilitarized.

Athens, Greece – As NATO confronts Russia over security in Europe, renewed tension between Greece and Turkey is gnawing at the alliance’s eastern heel.

Read more at — Aljazeera.com

N Korea Boasts Of ‘Shaking The World’ By Testing Missiles That Can Strike US

SEOUL — North Korea boasted on Tuesday that it is one of only a handful of countries in the world to field nuclear weapons and advanced missiles and the only one standing up to the United States by “shaking the world” with missile tests.

Read more at — Voanews.com

Meta Warns It May Shut down Facebook And Instagram In Europe Over Data Transfer Dispute

Facebook and Instagram may be shut down across Europe, parent company Meta has said.

The issue comes down to European data regulations that prevent Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, from transferring, storing, and processing Europeans’ data on US-based servers.

Read more at — Euronews.com

China Urges U.S. To Revoke Plan Of $100-Million Arms Sale To Taiwan Region

China on Tuesday urged the United States to revoke a plan of arms sale worth $100 million to China’s Taiwan region and vowed to resolutely safeguard its sovereignty and security interests.

Zhao Lijian, spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, urged the U.S. to immediately stop arms sales to Taiwan and cease military contacts with the island.

Read more at — News.cgtn.com

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