1. The US and Taiwan navies conducted joint drills in the Pacific in April.

2. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Kyiv in the first visit to Ukraine by a senior US official.

3. Israeli tanks forged deeper into eastern Rafah, reaching some residential districts.

4. China poses a genuine and increasing cyber risk to the United Kingdom.

5. Hundreds of university students in the Georgian capital walked out of classes, joining thousands of protesters opposing a bill on "foreign agents", as the prime minister vowed parliament would pass the bill on Tuesday.

6. OPEC stuck to its forecast for relatively strong growth in global oil demand in 2024.

7. ChatGPT maker OpenAI said it would release a new AI model called GPT-4o, capable of realistic voice conversation and able to interact across text and image.