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Global News Summary: March 10

China’s National People’s Congress has unanimously approved Xi Jinping’s third term as president, cementing his role as one of the world’s most powerful leaders.

North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, has ordered his army to prepare for battle following a firearm practice, demonstrating the country’s ability to respond to warfare.

Seven people have been killed and eight injured in a shooting at a Jehovah’s Witnesses church in Hamburg, Germany, according to German newspaper Bild.

Citigroup analysts warn that Russia may use exports of important metals, such as aluminum and palladium, as a weapon in battle, after restricting natural gas exports and announcing a reduction in oil output in response to Western sanctions.

Former Malaysian Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin, has been charged with corruption and money laundering.

TikTok, a Chinese social media platform, has announced new measures to protect European user data through the use of a security gateway.

Dentsu Group is set to acquire Tag Worldwide Holdings Ltd, an omni-channel digital marketing company, to provide integrated solutions for customers.

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has proposed strengthening the response to unforeseen global crises through the use of an “Emergency Platform.”

US President Joe Biden has proposed a defense budget of $886 billion for fiscal 2024, prioritizing China as the country’s top challenge.

218 passengers and 12 crew members were evacuated from a Korean Air plane after two 9mm ammunition were found onboard before takeoff.

Three US senators have expressed disappointment in the US Treasury Department for failing to tackle climate risks and urged the appointment of a new climate advisor.

New Zealand’s Environmental Protection Agency has proposed phasing out perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl compounds, known as “forever chemicals,” in cosmetic products.

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