Morning news brief: China, Russia veto US bid at UN to punish North Korea, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Updated: May 27, 2022, 08:41 AM(IST)

In this combination of images, leaders of China, Russia and North Korea can be seen along with Toronto police and Spanish women protesting against rise in rape cases in the country. Photograph:( Agencies )

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Russia and China have utilised their veto power to halt a resolution by the United States to impose more sanctions on North Korea over its renewed ballistic missile launches. A man carrying a gun in a neighbourhood full of schools has been shot by the police in Toronto days after a mass shooting in a primary school located in Texas. 

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Russia, China utilise veto power to halt US bid to punish North Korea over its missile launches

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After US President Joe Biden departed from Seoul, North Korea had tested three missiles, including one thought to be its largest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

Man carrying gun near schools shot by Toronto police after Texas shooting

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The local media reported that the incident prompted five nearby schools to be placed under precautionary lockdowns. 

Spain’s parliament passes bill to term all non-consensual sex as rape

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A bill has been passed in the lower house of Spain's parliament on Thursday to qualify all kinds of non-consensual sex as rape, media reports said.

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