1. Sudan conflict: Landmark skyscraper in Khartoum engulfed in flames
- Buildings have caught fire in Sudan's capital after heavy fighting between the army and rivals.
- Both air and ground battles have continued in many cities since the fighting broke out in April.
- Over a million people have been forced to flee the country.

2. Lampedusa: Ursula von der Leyen and Giorgia Meloni visit island after migrant boat fears
- The European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, has visited a migrant reception centre in Lampedusa after the country called for EU help with small boat arrivals.
- More than 8,000 migrants have arrived on the island over the past three days.
- Ms von der Leyen said that this issue was "a European challenge and needs a European answer".

3. Fourth wave of fentanyl crisis hits everywhere in the US
- More Americans than ever are dying from fentanyl overdoses as the fourth wave of the epidemic crashes through every corner of the country.
- In 2021, for the first time ever, drug overdoses killed more than 100,000 people across the country in one single year.
- Of those deaths, the majority was tied to fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin.
1. Sudan conflict: Landmark skyscraper in Khartoum engulfed in flames
- Buildings have caught fire in Sudan's capital after heavy fighting between the army and rival forces.
- Air strikes and ground battles have continued in Khartoum and other cities since the fighting broke out in April.
- Over one million people have been forced to flee the country.

2. Lampedusa: Ursula von der Leyen and Giorgia Meloni visit island after migrant boat fears
- The European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, has visited a migrant reception centre on the Italian island of Lampedusa, after the country's prime minister called for EU help with small boat arrivals.
- More than 8,000 migrants have arrived on the island over the past three days.
- Ms von der Leyen acknowledged that this issue was "a European challenge and needs a European answer".

3. Fourth wave of fentanyl crisis hits everywhere in the US
- More Americans than ever are dying from fentanyl overdoses as the fourth wave of the opioid epidemic crashes through every community in every corner of the country.
- In 2021, for the first time ever, drug overdoses killed more than 100,000 people across the country in one single year.
- Of those deaths, more than 66% were tied to fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin.

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