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Russian shelling triggers fire in eastern city of Sievierodonetsk -governor
KYIV, June 11 (Reuters) - Russian shelling of the Azot chemical plant in the eastern Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk ignited a big fire on Saturday after a leak of tonnes of oil, the regional governor said, as the battle for the city raged on.
U.S. and allies trade barbs with China, but Ukraine dominates Asia security meet
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The United States and its allies traded barbs with China at Asia's premier security meeting on Saturday, especially on Taiwan, but the war in Ukraine and a remote speech by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy dominated proceedings.
Tens of thousands rally against gun violence in Washington, across U.S
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of demonstrators descended on Washington and at hundreds of rallies across the United States on Saturday to demand that lawmakers pass legislation aimed at curbing gun violence following last month's massacre at a Texas elementary school.
Biden faces fury over New Mexico wildfire sparked by government
U.S. President Joe Biden landed in New Mexico on Saturday amid anger and frustration from wildfire survivors as he visits the state to review efforts to fight its biggest blaze in recorded history that was started by federal officials.
Biden warns U.S. inflation could last 'for a while'
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (Reuters) - President Joe Biden cautioned that U.S. inflation could last "for a while" after data on Friday showed that politically sensitive price pressures unexpectedly accelerated in recent weeks.
Hyundai Motor plants in extra weekend run, S.Korea truckers' strike continues
ULSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - A huge Hyundai Motor Co factory complex added weekend production on Saturday, despite a nationwide strike by truckers that has hit ports and other South Korean industrial giants, including steelmaker POSCO.
Justin Bieber is showing early signs of recovery, surgeon says
LONDON (Reuters) - Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber is showing early signs of making a recovery after he was diagnosed with a virus that left half of his face paralysed, according to a surgeon who specialises in face paralysis.
Golf-American Reed latest to join LIV Series
ST ALBANS, England (Reuters) - Former Masters champion Patrick Reed has become the latest golfer to join the lucrative LIV Golf Invitational Series, the Saudi-backed league said on Saturday.
Soccer-England held by Italy in drab stalemate
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (Reuters) - England's winless start to their Nations League campaign continued as they were held to a 0-0 draw at home by a youthful Italy side at a near-empty Molineux on Saturday.
POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Philippines’ outgoing President Duterte leads commissioning of new Coast Guard vessel
Philippines’ outgoing President Duterte leads the commissioning of a new Coast Guard vessel.
12 Jun 21:30 ET / 01:30 GMT
Finland's President Niinisto hosts talks on NATO and changed Nordic security environment
Finland's President Sauli Niinisto will hold his annual "Kultaranta Talks" to exchange thoughts between leaders on changes in the Nordic security environment and NATO's possible expansion in the region as Finland and Sweden eye memberships in the Western military alliance, at his summer residence in Naantali Finland on Sunday, June 12 and Monday, June 13.
Speakers include NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, Norway's Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Store and his Finnish counterpart Sanna Marin, among others.
CONFLICTS / WAR / PEACE
ASIA-SECURITY/ (PIX) (TV)
Day two of Shangri-la Dialogue Annual Regional Security Summit
Day Two of the Shangri-La Dialogue Asian security summit in Singapore, a forum that has typically attracted top level military officials, diplomats and weapons makers from around the globe since its launch in 2002.
BUSINESS / ECONOMICS
UKRAINE-CRISIS/RUSSIA-MCDONALDS (PIX) (TV)
'New McDonald's' opens in Moscow after U.S. company's Russia exit
The first branch of Russia's rebranded McDonald's restaurants to opens on Moscow’s Pushkin Square, where the U.S. burger chain first opened an outlet in January 1990. McDonald's left the Russian market and sold its business after Moscow sent troops into Ukraine.
12 Jun 02:30 ET / 06:30 GMT
TRADE-WTO/PRESSER (PIX) (TV)
WTO chief to brief media ahead of the Ministerial Conference in Geneva
The director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala brief media ahead of the Ministerial Conference where ministers from the WTO's 164 member states will gather in Geneva to negotiate global trade deals across a range of sectors including fisheries, agriculture and health.
12 Jun 06:00 ET / 10:00 GMT
TRADE-WTO/ (PIX) (TV)
Opening of WTO Ministerial Conference in Geneva
Ministers from the WTO's 164 member states set to gather in Geneva to negotiate global trade deals across a range of sectors including fisheries, agriculture and health.
12 Jun 09:00 ET / 13:00 GMT
Horse racing - Belmont Stakes
Horses race in Belmont Stakes.
11 Jun 18:00 ET / 22:00 GMT
SOCCER-WORLDCUP-AUS-PER/PREVIEW (PIX) (TV)
Soccer - FIFA World Cup Qualifier - Australia & Peru news conferences & training
Peru and Australia prepare for their World Cup inter-confederation playoff in Qatar. The winner will secure their place at the World Cup finals in Qatar later this year.
ARTS / CULTURE / ENTERTAINMENT
FILMFESTIVAL-TRIBECA/ (PIX) (TV)
21st Annual Tribeca Film Festival
New York hosts the 21st Annual Tribeca Film Festival.
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