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SITUATION – Moscow/Lviv – Ukraine is preparing for a resurgence of attacks by Russian forces in response to the explosions and sabotage actions in the Russian rear (photo) (video)
UNIVERSITIES – Lviv (Ukraine) – Ukrainian universities in the warfront cities of Mikolajiv and Kharkiv are preparing for the new academic year despite destruction and attacks by Russian troops. GRAIN – Istanbul – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visits the center set up in Istanbul to monitor compliance with the agreement that unblocked the export of Ukrainian grain. By Ilja U. Topper
ATOMIRAN – Vienna – The reactivation of the deal that prevented Iran from accessing nuclear weapons seems closer than ever, but several problems still prevent Washington and Tehran from giving another chance to conclude the negotiations. By Antonio Sanchez Solis
FRANCE HOUSING – Paris – France sets up an “umbrella” to force reforms on rental housing with the worst energy efficiency ratings and takes measures to limit inflationary escalation in the real estate market. (photo) (video)
KING OF MOROCCO – Rabat – King Mohamed VI. of Morocco delivers a speech commemorating the start of the national uprising 69 years ago after the exile of his grandfather and father of the country’s independence, Mohamed V.
BRAZIL ELECTIONS — Sao Paulo — Brazilian candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, favorite for October 2 elections, celebrates the first major rally of his campaign.
SHOOTING UP USA – New York – The shooting at a school in Texas in May that claimed the lives of 19 children and two teachers is spreading panic among teachers, students and parents that such a massacre could happen again before the next return to the classroom takes place. By Sarah Yanez-Richards
EDINBURGO FESTIVAL – Edinburgh (UK).- Spanish filmmaker Borja Alcalde has premiered “La Sagrada Familia” at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, which focuses on a family of shamans from Peru. By Guillermo Garrido
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