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World News Brief: Deadly Thailand shooting and the West on Ukraine

Western allies say they are running out of ammo to donate; Ukraine advancing in south, says General – as it happened.

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  • Second earthquake in a week hits near Naples as fears of volcanic eruption grow. A magnitude 4.0 earthquake struck near the Italian city of Naples on Tuesday, just a week after another earthquake in the same area. The quakes have raised concerns about a possible eruption of Mount Vesuvius, a nearby volcano.
  • 14-year-old boy arrested after deadly Thai shopping mall shooting. A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a shooting at a shopping mall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, that killed three people and injured several others. The boy is said to have opened fire with a gun stolen from his father, a military officer.
  • How to see the last 'ring of fire' eclipse until 2046. A partial solar eclipse will be visible in parts of Asia, Australia, and North America on Tuesday. The eclipse is part of the "ring of fire" solar eclipse cycle, which occurs when the moon passes directly in front of the sun but is too small to completely block it out.

  • Nobel Prize in physics won by trio who created rapid flashes of light to 'capture the shortest of moments.' The Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to three scientists for their work on developing rapid flashes of light that can be used to capture images of incredibly fast-moving processes. The technology has had a wide range of applications, including in chemistry, biology, and medicine.

Here are some additional news stories that may be of interest:

  • India orders Canada to remove 41 diplomats from Delhi embassy. The Indian government has ordered Canada to remove 41 diplomats from its embassy in Delhi in a retaliatory move after Canada expelled 18 Indian diplomats from Ottawa in July.
  • Western allies say they are running out of ammo to donate; Ukraine advancing in south, says General – as it happened. Western allies are running out of ammunition to donate to Ukraine, according to a report by the Financial Times. The report comes as Ukraine is making gains in the south of the country, pushing Russian forces back from the city of Kherson.
  • Armenia's parliament defies Russia in vote to join international criminal court. Armenia's parliament has voted to join the International Criminal Court, defying Russian opposition. The decision is seen as a sign of Armenia's growing alignment with the West.