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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Netanyahu acknowledges Rafah ‘tragic mistake’, pair arrested in connection to Cresslough explosion, and two arrested after fatal Kerry assault.

NEED TO CATCH up? The Journal brings you a round-up of today’s news.


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#GAZA: Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said there had been a “tragic mistake” after at least 45 people were killed and dozens injured following Israeli airstrikes on a displaced people’s camp near Rafah.

#SPAIN: In a second major diplomatic move in as many weeks, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez signed a bilateral security deal with Ukraine worth a total of €6 billion over four years. 

#GLASS CEILING: Mexico is on course to elect its first woman president this weekend, with two front-runners competing to break the highest political glass ceiling in a country with a history of gender violence and inequality.


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Rafael Nadal’s record-breaking French Open career could well have come to an end today when the 14-time champion slumped to a demoralising first round defeat against Alexander Zverev.

Nadal, who turns 38 on 3 June, went down 6-3, 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 to world number four Zverev, suffering only his fourth loss in 116 matches at Roland Garros since his 2005 title-winning debut.

It was the first time he had been defeated in Paris in the opening round and will again lead to questions over his long-term future in the sport.

Both players were emotional after the match, and you can watch the scenes here:

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