September 25, 2022

Armed conflicts and attacks

Russo-Ukrainian War

2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine

2022 Russian mobilization

2022 anti-war protests in Russia, 2022 North Caucasian protests

Mass protests against mobilization take place in Dagestan with protesters clashing with police. (Reuters), (Radio Liberty)

The number of people detained in anti-war protests across Russia increases to more than 2,000. (BBC News)

Somali Civil War

One soldier is killed and six others are injured in a suicide bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Reuters)

Business and economy

Economic impact of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine

Uzbekistan suspends the use of Russia's card payment system Mir. The move was supposedly warranted by the need "to carry out the necessary technical procedures" and was not related to sanctions. (Euronews)

Disasters and accidents

A ferry carrying Hindu pilgrims capsizes and sinks in Panchagarh District, Bangladesh, killing 66 people and leaving dozens of others missing. (Al Jazeera)

Health and environment

COVID-19 pandemic

Law and crime

Eleven people are killed during an ambush by cattle rustlers in Turkana County, Kenya. (BBC)

Mahsa Amini protests

The Iranian government announces that security forces have regained control of Oshnavieh, a day after protestors allegedly "took control" of the city. (BBC News)

Politics and elections

2022 Italian general election

Italians head to the polls to elect members of the Parliament. (AP)

Exit polls show that the centre-right coalition led by Brothers of Italy leader Giorgia Meloni has won the election with a majority of seats in the Italian Parliament. (BBC News)

2022 Cuban Family Code referendum

Cubans vote on legalizing same-sex marriage and same-sex adoption. The government urges people to vote in favour of legalization while the Catholic Church urges people to vote against legalization. (DW)

2022 Swiss referendums

The Swiss go to the polls to decide four ballot questions. The voters agree to raise the retirement age for women to 65 and to increase the value added tax rates from 7.7% to 8.1%. However, voters rejected the proposal to exempt domestic bonds from taxation and to ban intensive animal farming. (Bloomberg) (Swissinfo)