June 7, Tuesday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

June 7, Tuesday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.The governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency have outlined a range of nuclear threats across the world. They gathered in Vienna on Monday for their quarterly meeting. The governors worry about what might happen after the biggest nuclear plant in Europe fell into Russian hands. They want to send a team of experts to the site in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine.
2.Government data for April painted a discouraging picture for Japanese households. Figures showed workers made slightly more than in the same month a year earlier, but that in real terms their wages were down.
3.Ukraine’s president has warned that Russia’s blockade of ports in southern Ukraine could prevent the country from exporting 75 million tons of grain by autumn. Volodymyr Zelenskyy told reporters in Kyiv on Monday that roughly 22 to 25 million tons of grain have already been blocked from export. He suggested that the amount may increase to 75 million tons by autumn.