https://apnews.com/article/middle-east-iran-europe-entertainment-business-6729095cdbc15443c6135142e2d755e3
Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes emergency shutdown
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3138077/japan-urges-europe-have-stronger-military-presence-asia-tackle
Japan urges Europe to have stronger military presence in Asia to counter China
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/old-growth-forest-letter-to-premier-john-horgan-canopy-1.6071822
More than 100 celebrities, prominent Canadians ask B.C. premier to preserve remaining old-growth forest
https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/20/politics/jake-sullivan-russia-sanctions-navalny-cnntv/index.html
National security adviser: US preparing more Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning and imprisonment
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jun/20/new-oilfield-in-african-wilderness-threatens-lives-of-130000-elephants
New oilfield in African wilderness threatens lives of 130,000 elephants
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jun/20/un-blasts-world-leaders-for-failing-to-seal-72bn-a-year-deal-on-climate
UN blasts world leaders for failing to seal £72bn-a-year deal on climate
https://www.businessinsider.com/350-indonesian-healthcare-workers-got-china-sinovac-vaccine-covid-19-2021-6
More than 350 Indonesian healthcare workers vaccinated with China's Sinovac vaccine got COVID-19 and dozens are hospitalized, raising questions about the vaccine's efficacy on variants
https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/cuba-encouraged-by-early-trials-homegrown-covid-19-vaccine-2021-06-20/
Cuba encouraged by early efficacy results of homegrown COVID-19 vaccine
https://www.dw.com/en/german-government-agrees-to-ban-hamas-flag-after-antisemitic-incidents/a-57970705
German government agrees to ban Hamas flag after antisemitic incidents
https://wgntv.com/news/who-accused-of-sexism-for-suggesting-women-of-childbearing-age-shouldnt-drink/
WHO accused of sexism for suggesting women of ‘childbearing age’ shouldn’t drink
https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/ivory-coast-says-chocolate-traders-failing-pay-farmers-living-wage-premium-2021-06-18/
Ivory Coast says chocolate traders failing to pay farmers living wage premium
https://abcnews.go.com/International/north-korea-attempted-hack-south-koreas-nuclear-tank/story?id=78372452
North Korea attempted to hack South Korea's nuclear think tank, lawmaker says
https://www.politico.eu/article/emmanuel-macron-crushing-defeat-france-local-elections-exit-poll/
Macron faces crushing defeat in local elections, exit polls show
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/jun/20/oil-firm-led-by-tory-donor-investigated-over-alleged-bribes-in-nine-countries
Oil firm led by Tory donor investigated over alleged bribes in nine countries
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9704151/Irans-ghost-armada-tankers-selling-black-market-oil-China-bankroll-nuclear-programme.html
Iran's 'ghost armada' of 123 sanction-busting oil tankers is selling black market oil to China to bankroll its nuclear program
https://english.wafa.ps/Pages/Details/125094
Armed settlers open gunfire at Palestinians west of Nablus
https://www.independent.ie/world-news/latin-america/brazil-passes-half-a-million-covid-19-deaths-asexperts-warn-of-worse-ahead-40559256.html
Coronavirus Brazil: Brazil passes half a million Covid-19 deaths as experts warn of worse ahead
https://www.dw.com/en/euro-2020-proposal-to-illuminate-munich-arena-in-lgbt-colors-for-visit-of-hungary/a-57966739
Euro 2020: Proposal to illuminate Munich arena in LGBT+ colors for visit of Hungary
http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14375695
JAXA: Soil from asteroid shows it has ingredients for creating life
https://apnews.com/article/chile-soccer-health-coronavirus-pandemic-protocols-a82f4c43e50933b746d3950ed14b7763
Chile admits violation of virus protocols at Copa America
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/6/20/libyan-guards-accused-of-sexually-assaulting-migrant-minors
Minors accuse guards at Libya detention centre of sexual assault
https://www.cnn.com/2021/06/19/americas/brazil-covid-deaths-intl-cmd/index.html
Bolsonaro's rule is 'worse threat than coronavirus,' say Brazilians as nation passes 500,000 deaths
https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/body-found-armed-belgian-anti-vaccine-fugitive-suicide-suspected-2021-06-20/
Body found of armed Belgian anti-vaccine fugitive, suicide suspected
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/20/us/politics/russia-sanctions.html
Sullivan: U.S. Preparing More Sanctions Against Russia
https://scroll.in/latest/998024/indias-consulate-general-asks-canadian-schools-to-remove-content-on-farmers-protest
India’s consulate general asks Canadian schools to remove content on farmers’ protest
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-57541231
Assisted dying bill to be lodged at Scottish Parliament
https://www.dw.com/en/large-amounts-of-mercury-discovered-in-greenlands-glaciers/a-57953809
Large amounts of mercury discovered in Greenland's glaciers
https://www.france24.com/en/europe/20210619-warsaw-pride-parade-back-after-lgbt-rights-backlash-and-pandemic-break
The largest gay pride parade in central Europe took place again in Warsaw for the first time in two years after a pandemic-induced break — and amid a backlash in Poland and Hungary against LGBT rights
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/20/world/asia/afghanistan-kunduz-taliban.html
Taliban Enter Key Cities in Afghanistan’s North After Swift Offensive
https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/irans-sole-nuclear-power-plant-undergoes-emergency-shutdown-78388463
Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes emergency shutdown
https://www.livemint.com/news/india/mumbais-dharavi-records-zero-covid-cases-for-second-consecutive-day-11623779880292.html
Good news pours in as one of Asia's largest slum that is Mumbai's Dharavi recorded zero cases of COVID-19 for the second day in a row.
https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/myanmar-junta-leader-min-aung-hlaing-departed-russia-sunday-state-media-says-2021-06-20/
Myanmar junta leader leaves for Russia conference, second trip abroad since coup
https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-source-israel-in-talks-with-three-countries-over-vaccines-intended-for-palestinians-1.9923533
Three Countries Ask Israel for COVID Vaccines if Palestinians Nix Deal, Source Says
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jun/20/devastated-phuket-in-race-to-vaccinate-70-of-islanders-in-time-for-holiday-season
‘Devastated’ Phuket in race to vaccinate 70% of islanders in time for holiday season
https://www.newsweek.com/thousands-protest-against-genocidal-bolsonaro-brazils-covid-death-toll-passes-500k-1602379
Thousands Protest Against 'Genocidal' Bolsonaro as Brazil's COVID Death Toll Passes 500K
https://english.wafa.ps/Pages/Details/125096
Malaysia extends $1 million in aid to rebuild Gaza
https://www.politico.eu/article/jurgen-conings-dead-fugitive-belgian-soldier-found/
Fugitive Belgian soldier Jürgen Conings found dead
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jun/20/peru-elite-election-pedro-castillo-keiko-fujimori
Peru: Fujimori cries electoral fraud – and unleashes torrent of racism
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-57544173
Tokyo Olympics: Ugandan tests positive for Covid in Japan
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/3137958/top-chinese-spy-catcher-dong-jingwei-warns-agents-look-out
Top Chinese spy catcher Dong Jingwei warns agents to look out for those who collude with foreign forces
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2021/06/20/national/china-coast-guard-vessels-enter-japanese-waters/
China Coast Guard vessels enter Japanese waters
https://edition.cnn.com/2021/06/18/politics/pentagon-remove-missile-defense-saudi-arabia-middle-east/index.html
Pentagon pulls missile defense, other systems from Saudi Arabia and other Middle East countries
https://apnews.com/article/ap-top-news-talk-shows-united-nations-russia-middle-east-6729095cdbc15443c6135142e2d755e3
Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes emergency shutdown
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2021/jun/17/ageing-process-is-irreversible-finds-unprecedented-study
Immortality and everlasting youth are the stuff of myths, according to new research which may finally end the eternal debate about whether we can live for ever. Research suggests humans cannot slow the rate at which they get older because of biological constraints.
https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/3138085/un-says-singapore-ship-sank-sri-lanka-caused-significant
UN says Sri Lanka ship fire caused ‘significant’ environmental damage
https://www.k24tv.co.ke/news/man-nabbed-licking-female-body-inside-homa-bay-mortuary-37401/
(Kenya) Man nabbed licking female body inside Homa Bay mortuary
https://www.france24.com/en/europe/20210620-liveblog-first-polls-close-in-french-regional-elections-marred-by-low-turnout
Conservatives lead French regional elections marred by record-low turnout
https://www.haaretz.com/jewish/.premium-israeli-food-truck-excluded-from-u-s-food-festival-after-threats-1.9922572
Israeli food truck uninvited from food festival
https://www.timesofisrael.com/three-countries-said-to-ask-israel-for-vaccine-doses-palestinians-dont-want/
Three countries said to ask Israel for vaccine doses Palestinians don’t want
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/china-vaccine-doses-pass-one-billion-mark
China passes 1 billion mark in Covid-19 vaccine doses administered