Top 10 world news today: US warship sails through Taiwan Strait and more – WION

Wealthlandnews May 20, 2022
Updated 2022/05/20 at 5:57 PM

In this combination of images, Chinese President Xi Jinping can be seen along with blast at the entrance of the Confucius Institute University of Karachi, Pakistan and Trevor Reed. Photograph:( Agencies )
Here are the top 10 stories from across the world
Chinese foreign ministry on Wednesday (April 27) made an appeal to the United States to stop “dangerous provocative actions” after a US warship sailed through Taiwan Strait. The woman suicide bomber responsible for an attack that killed four people including three Chinese nationals near Karachi University was a teacher who had enrolled for a master’s degree at the Pakistani varsity.
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