June 27, 2022

Armed conflicts and attacks

Russo-Ukrainian War

2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine

The Governor of Luhansk Oblast claims that a Russian strike in Lysychansk killed eight civilians who were collecting water and injured 21 others. (NDTV)

2022 Kremenchuk missile strike

Two missiles strike a crowded mall in the city of Kremenchuk, killing at least 13 people and injuring at least 50 others. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says that more than a thousand people were in the mall at time of the attack. (Reuters) (Al Jazeera)

Business and economy

2022 Russian debt default

Russia defaults on two Taiwanese-owned Eurobonds worth US$100 million after Western sanctions on Russia led Euroclear to block Russian attempts to service the debt before yesterday's deadline. Russia describes the default as artificially manufactured and "a farce". The default will have few immediate consequences for Russia since the country is currently unable to borrow internationally. (Reuters) (BBC News)

Disasters and accidents

The Japanese government asks the public to conserve energy and to prepare for power outages as the country faces a heat wave. (AP)

One person is killed and five others injured after a bullet train collides with an engine in Bohumin, Czech Republic. (AP)

One person is killed and ten others injured when a tornado hits Zierikzee, Netherlands. (AP)

Four people are injured when an apartment roof collapses in Budapest, Hungary. (AP)

2022 Missouri train derailment

An Amtrak Southwest Chief passenger train carrying 243 passengers collides with a dump truck in Mendon, Missouri, United States. Eight cars and two locomotives derailed, killing three people and injuring at least 50 others. (CNN) (KSNW-TV)

2022 Aqaba toxic gas leak

Twelve people are killed and 251 others injured by a toxic gas leak in the port of Aqaba, Jordan. (Reuters)

2022 San Antonio trailer deaths

At least 46 people are found dead inside a tractor-trailer in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Sixteen others are transported to hospitals. (CNN)

Health and environment

2022 monkeypox outbreak

Peru reports its first case of monkeypox. (Bernama)

The World Health Organization confirms the first death caused by the 2022 monkeypox outbreak. (WHO)

2022 monkeypox outbreak in Europe

2022 monkeypox outbreak in Germany

Germany reports almost one hundred new cases of monkeypox. (RKI Deutsche)

2022 monkeypox outbreak in the Netherlands

The Netherlands reports more than forty new cases of monkeypox. (RIVM Netherlands)

2022 monkeypox outbreak in the United States

Minnesota reports its first case of monkeypox. (KMSP-TV)

COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic in Nauru

Nauru surpasses 2,000 COVID-19 cases amid an outbreak and emergency declared by president Lionel Aingimea. (Loop Nauru)

International relations

48th G7 summit

The world leaders at the G7 summit in Germany issue a statement pledging more financial, humanitarian, military and diplomatic support to Ukraine. This comes after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy issued a video calling for more heavy weapons from allies. (BBC News)

Law and crime

One person is killed and five others injured in a mass stabbing at a shelter for asylum-seekers in Kressbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. (AP)

Abortion in the United States

Abortion in Louisiana, Abortion in Utah

State judges in New Orleans and in Utah temporarily block the abortion bans for all stages of pregnancy that state officials announced after Roe v. Wade was overturned. (The Guardian) (Deseret)

Abortion in South Carolina

A federal judge in South Carolina lifts an injunction on the so-called heartbeat bill, effectively limiting abortion to about 6 weeks into pregnancy. (CBS News)


2023 Rugby World Cup qualifying

World Rugby rejects the Spanish Rugby Federation's appeal against their national team's disqualification in the 2023 Rugby World Cup for fielding an ineligible player during the qualifying tournament, thus confirming Romania's qualification to the World Cup by taking Spain's berth as Europe 2. (RTL)

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