July 6, Wednesday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol has ordered the country’s military to “swiftly and firmly” punish North Korea if it carries out any provocation. Yoon stressed a firm stance against Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile development, saying the threats are increasing.
2.Russia is carrying out missile attacks as it steps up its offensive in Ukraine, mainly in eastern parts of the country. Russia’s defense ministry announced on Tuesday that troops had conducted missile strikes in the regions of Donetsk and Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine, and the Mykolaiv region in the south.
3.Representatives at an international conference on Ukraine’s reconstruction after the Russian invasion have wrapped up two days of talks with a pledge to support a recovery process led by the Ukrainians. Tue Ukraine Recovery Conference was held in the southern Swiss city of Lugano on Monday and Tuesday.