News Wire | May 22, 2023 Archive

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With His Party Ahead in Elections, Greek Leader Claims ‘Political Earthquake’

By Niki Kitsantonis | The New York Times

The party of Greece’s conservative prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, was on track to win a decisive victory in the general election Sunday but fell short of the majority required to lead a one-party government, setting the stage for another ballot within weeks since Mitsotakis appeared to rule out forming a governing coalition.

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Biden Announces More Aid for Ukraine as Group of 7 Powers Meet in Japan

By Peter Baker, Motoko Rich & David E. Sanger | The New York Times

President Biden and other leaders of the world’s major industrial democracies rallied around Ukraine on Sunday with vows of resolute support and promises of further weapons shipments even as Russian forces claimed to have seized full control of a bitterly contested city.

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