Thursday

November 24, 2022

Armed conflicts and attacks

Kurdish–Turkish conflict

Operation Claw-Sword

Syrian Democratic Forces commander-in-chief Mazloum Abdi suspends military operations against the Islamic State in order to focus on preparations for a Turkish ground invasion of northern Syria. (Al Monitor)

Business and economy

Modern immigration to the United Kingdom

Net migration to the United Kingdom hits an all-time high of 504,000 in 2022, according to the Office for National Statistics. The record rise is driven primarily from non-EU migration, the resumption of post-pandemic travel, the arrival of Afghan and Ukrainian refugees, and people from Hong Kong. (BBC News)

Law and crime

Philippine drug war

Killings of Kian delos Santos, Carl Arnaiz and Reynaldo de Guzman

A Regional Trial Court in Caloocan, Philippines, sentences a police officer to life imprisonment for torturing and fabricating evidence on drug war victims Carl Arnaiz and Reynaldo de Guzman in 2017. (Reuters)

2021 Algeria wildfires

A court in Algeria sentences 49 people to death for the lynching of a 38-year-old man during the wildfires in the country, after the man turned himself to police on suspicion of arson. (France 24)

Politics and elections

2022 Malaysian general election

LGBT rights in Russia

The lower house of the Russian parliament, the State Duma, passes a bill banning all instances of "LGBT propaganda". (Reuters)