Harris discussed the impact of overturning Roe v. Wade with leaders of colleges and universities, stressing the impact on college-age women and its connection with increased incidents of sexual assault.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said the incoming members of the Cabinet and new officials under the ruling Liberal Democratic Party must "review" their ties to the Unification Church.
Greece's finance minister announced the country would be exiting the enhanced surveillance framework after 12 years.
The discussions to revive the nuclear deal resumed Thursday last week, with officials seeing signs of a possible agreement soon.
Populist Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr called on the judiciary to dissolve parliament by the end of next week.
Kim claimed "victory" over the pandemic as his sister, Kim Yo-jong, blamed the outbreak from the leaflets sent across the border from South Korea.
Ukraine's Brigadier General said Russian forces have increased air strikes on Ukrainian military positions and infrastructure as Ukrainian troops send reinforcements to Pisky.
Pyongyang is holding two meetings of its parliament, with the recent meeting reviewing its anti-epidemic policy.
Pelosi praised the Senate's passage of the Inflation Reduction Act and said she will urge the House to pass the legislation as it is.
The Latvian parliament voted on a resolution to designate Russia as a "state sponsor of terrorism" and urged the West to impose tougher sanctions.
The White House said it was discussing pushing the bill banning assault weapons to top lawmakers in another step further from the recent legislation addressing gun violence.
G7 foreign ministers have demanded Russia to return complete control of the Zaporizhzhia power plant to Ukraine.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called on the West to impose a blanket travel ban on all Russians for one year.
The British defense ministry said in its bulletin that Russian forces are likely using anti-personnel mines in the Donbas region, which would lead to many casualties.
Myanmar coup: Junta moves trial of Aung San Suu Kyi to prison venue
The Myanmar junta has been governing the country for more than a year since the generals seized power from the elected government and ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi in February last year. The junta has reportedly moved the legal proceedings against the ousted leader to a prison venue.
According to people knowledgeable of the matter, the junta has ruled to move all of Aung San Suu Kyi’s trials from a courtroom to a prison venue. The Nobel laureate was charged with 20 crimes since she was ousted in the coup of the generals, including counts of corruption. Suu Kyi has denied wrongdoing.
Some media outlets also reported that the ousted Myanmar leader was moved from house arrest into detention in Naypyidaw prison Wednesday.
Coup leader Min Aung Hlaing has agreed so far to let Suu Kyi remain in detention at an undisclosed location in the capital, despite getting convicted for incitement and some minor offenses.
The source said Suu Kyi’s trials would be moved to a special court in the prison in Naypyidaw.
“It is declared by the judge that a new building for the court is complete,” said the source.
The Nobel laureate’s court proceedings usually take place behind closed doors. Suu Kyi’s lawyers are also under a gag order and are only allowed to meet her on the trial days.
The West has condemned the convictions made against Suu Kyi and demanded that the ousted leader be released.
The junta claimed that Suu Kyi is being given due process by an independent judiciary.
While the junta has been barred from attending most global events, a military-appointed minister was apparently in attendance at the ASEAN defense meeting amidst calls by other countries in the regional grouping and pro-democracy activists to keep the junta out.
General Mya Tun Oo attended the meeting that took place Wednesday.
The 10-country regional grouping has been divided in stance over the approach to the coup the generals staged in Myanmar.
Countries such as Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia have urged the grouping’s current chair, Cambodia, to bar the junta until progress is made.
Malaysia’s defense ministry made it clear that even when the military-appointed minister attended the meeting, it does not indicate that Malaysia recognizes the junta as Myanmar’s government.