World view: Top 10 International News Of This Week

by TrendingNews Desk
  • Yair Lapid, the head of the Yesh Atid party, has formally succeeded Naftali Benett as Israel’s 14th prime minister. He was formerly a journalist, and he has been Israel’s prime minister since July 1, 2022. Given that he assumed control of a caretaker administration prior to Israel’s elections on November 1st, Yair Lapid’s term may be cut short.
  •  Ranil Wickremesinghe has stepped down as Sri Lanka’s prime minister to make room for an all-party administration. After an all-party government and a majority in Parliament are formed, he will step down. Until then, Wickremesinghe will continue to serve as prime minister. As interim president, Ranil Wickremesinghe was appointed. The oath was given to him by Chief Justice Jayanta Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka. Up until July 22 he will be the president.
  • Shinzo Abe, a former Japanese prime minister who was shot during an election campaign in Nara, a city in western Japan, has passed away. Abe, 67, was reportedly in cardiac arrest before being transferred to the hospital, according to the Nara fire department. He claimed that his left clavicle and right side of his neck were hurt.
  • The first virtual I2U2 summit featured participation from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The acronym I2U2 stands for India, Israel, the United States, and the United Arab Emirates. The other two countries in the group are the United Arab Emirates and India. Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid, US President Joe Biden, and UAE President Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan were in attendance with PM Modi.
  •  The Speaker of Parliament formally announced the resignation of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa after he has signed his letter of resignation. The resignation was submitted in writing to a senior government official, who subsequently forwarded it to Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abhayawardana, according to reports in Sri Lankan publications. Gotabaya Rajapaksa left just before tens of thousands of protesters surrounded the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
  •  With regard to its choice to sever a $44 billion acquisition agreement, Twitter has retained the best law firm to file a lawsuit against Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX. Due to many violations of the acquisition agreement, Musk made the decision to delay the transaction. The two sides could engage in a protracted legal dispute, according to attorneys.Musk may have to pay a $1 billion  breakup fee to break the deal.
  • The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, has announced his resignation as leader of the Conservative Party after his close aides deserted him in the wake of a series of scandals that rocked his government, leading to the creation of a new Tory leader. The leadership election has begun. Johnson will remain in charge at 10 Downing Street until the process of electing a new leader – expected by the time of the Conservative Party convention scheduled for October – is completed.

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  •  The accession protocol was signed by Sweden and Finland atthe NATO headquarters. Both the foreign ministers of Finland and Sweden, Pekka Havisto and Ann Linde, were present for the signing. A trilateral agreement was concluded recently by Sweden, Finland, and Turkey. The Nordic nations’ admission into the organisation was first challenged by Turkey on the grounds that they were providing refuge to Kurdish fighters. At the most recent trilateral meeting in Madrid, Turkey consented to drop its reservations in certain situations.
  • According to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Gender Gap Index 2022, India is placed 135th out of 146 nations. India, which is rated 146th, has the worst performance worldwide in the “Health and Survival” sub-index. Out of 146 nations on the ranking, Iceland still holds the title of nation with the highest level of gender equality. The top five nations on the list are, in order, Finland, Norway, New Zealand, and Sweden. According to the research, Afghanistan has the worst performance.
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin is soon going to be a father. His former gymnast girlfriend Alina Kabaeva is expecting a daughter. The 69-year-old Russian President has already given birth to two children from 39-year-old Alina Kabaeva. According to the General SVR Telegram channel, now the couple is expecting a daughter. Putin’s girlfriend Alina Kabaeva is a former gymnast and is pregnant with Putin’s third child.