Israel has ordered Palestinians in Gaza to evacuate a large area of land in the south of the strip, South Korea has become a top 10 defence exporter since the start of the war in Ukraine, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata party has won a series of resounding victories in India’s state polls, and wealthy Argentines are moving to Uruguay to avoid high taxes.

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Israel pounds southern Gaza after US warning on civilian deaths

South Korean defence industry rides global order wave

‘Leaving without leaving’: Argentines are flocking to Uruguay to avoid a high tax burden

Narendra Modi’s BJP triumphs in India state elections

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