World News: Ten killed, three wounded in grocery store mass shooting in Buffalo, N.Y.
Updated: 2022-05-16 10:02:27 KST
Let's take a look at what's going on in 'The World Now'.
Turning to the U.S. on Saturday, where an 18-year-old gunman shot and killed 10 people and wounded three others at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York.
Following the attack the suspect surrendered in what authorities are calling a hate crime.
The perpetrator had armed himself with an assault-style rifle and traveled several hours to the store in a predominantly Black community.
Reports indicate that eleven of the 13 people shot were Black, while two were white.
Speaking on Sunday, President Joe Biden urged Americans to "work together to address the hate that remains a stain on the soul of America."
Vice President Kamala Harris, meanwhile, denounced the epidemic of hate across the nation.
In Japan, on Sunday, hundreds of protesters came from across the country for rallies in Okinawa, demanding a reduction of U.S. military forces on the island, on the 50th anniversary of Okinawa's return to Japan, following 27 years of U.S. rule.
In Naha city, more than 1-thousand people from Tokyo, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Okinawa, held an indoor gathering.
Protesters said that military bases have been strengthened instead of reduced, and suggested that their presence is not intended to protect Japanese citizens, but instead part of U.S. military strategy.
Citing incidents and crimes committed by U.S. troops in the region, residents countered that their presence make the prefecture more dangerous.
Shanghai will slowly reopen shopping malls and hair salons from Monday, following a strict six-week COVID-19 lockdown, according to the city's vice mayor on Sunday.
Shopping malls, department stores, and supermarkets will resume business, allowing customers to shop in an "orderly way",
Hair salons and vegetable markets, will also reopen with limited capacity.
This comes as residents during lockdown were limited to purchasing necessities, with normal shopping on online platforms mostly suspended.
According to a city official, Shanghai will also announce a third "white list" soon, allowing more than 820 import and export companies to resume operations.
In Turin on Sunday, Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra were crowned winners at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest.
Sitting in fourth place following jury votes, the rap-folk band surged to the top of the leaderboard following the announcement of the results of the public vote.
Speaking at the first news conference after the win, the group's frontman said that the victory was important for Ukraine.
The band's song 'Stefania,' sung in Ukrainian, is a fusion of rap and traditional folk music.
It is also the third time that Ukraine has won the annual competition.
The streets of London saw the inaugural race of the eSkootr Championship on Saturday.
The 12 turn, 470-meter course, built in the Surrey Quays area, saw 30 riders across 10 teams participate in a series of 10 minute, six rider knockout races.
Switzerland's Matis Neyroud powered his electric scooter to first place, followed by Britain's Dan Brooks and Indian rider Anish Shetty.
The eSkootr machines weigh roughly 40-kilograms and feature two six-kilowatt motors, and can reach top speeds above 100-kilometers-per-hour.
More races are slated for Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain and the United States, with Asia and Africa likely to be added from next season.