June 7, 2023

Disasters and accidents

Three people are killed by a 4.8 magnitude earthquake in the Ayeyarwady Region of Myanmar. (Ludunwayoo)

Fifteen people are killed when a bus and a truck collide in Dakshin Surma Upazila of Sylhet District, Bangladesh. (IndianExpress) 

The Kīlauea volcano in Hawaii erupts after a 3-month pause, prompting evacuations. (AP)

2023 Canadian wildfires

2023 Central Canada wildfires, 2023 United States East Coast wildfire smoke

Millions of people in the eastern United States and central Canada are being warned to limit their time outdoors due to smoke and poor air quality from large wildfires in northern Ontario and Quebec. (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Officials in Chibougamau, Quebec, order 7,000 residents to evacuate in response to two nearby wildfires. (Forbes)

Politics and elections

Doug Burgum 2024 presidential campaign

2024 Salvadoran general election

The Legislative Assembly of El Salvador votes to reduce the number of legislative seats from 84 to 60 ahead of the 2024 general election. (Reuters)


2023 UEFA Europa Conference League final

In association football, West Ham United defeat ACF Fiorentina 2–1 at the Fortuna Arena in Prague to win the 2022–23 UEFA Europa Conference League. As winners, West Ham United qualify for the group stage of the 2023–24 UEFA Europa League. (BBC Sport)

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