“ Truth Lies Beyond Mainstream ”
Provinces of Indonesia
Three new provinces are created in West Papua, Indonesia.
Presidency of Bongbong Marcos
Bongbong Marcos is sworn in as the 17th President of the Philippines.
New Zealand designates American far-right groups Proud Boys and The Base as terrorist organizations.
The International Criminal Court asks for the arrest of three South Ossetian servicemen for alleged war crimes during the 2008 conflict.
LGBT rights in Poland
The Supreme Administrative Court of Poland upholds lower court rulings that annulled anti-LGBT resolutions, known as "LGBT-free zones", that had been adopted by some local authorities.
New Zealand–European Union relations
The European Union signs a free trade agreement with New Zealand.
Climate change in the United States
In a 6–3 decision, the Supreme Court rules that the Environmental Protection Agency has not received legislative authorization under the Clean Air Act to introduce regulations on carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by compelling them to change the resources from which they generate the power. This will likely reduce the United States' ability to address its environmental goals.
Nauru surpasses 3,000 cases of COVID-19, about a third of the country's population.
Government advisor Ivan Hung announces that Hong Kong will shift their COVID-19 strategy from a pandemic to an endemic phase.
An Amur tiger at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Columbus, Ohio, U.S., dies from COVID-19, making it the first animal at the zoo to die from the disease.
2022 monkeypox outbreak
New York Governor Kathy Hochul announces that the state will distribute more than 8,000 doses of the smallpox vaccine to help combat the spread of monkeypox.
2022 Manipur landslide
Fourteen people are killed and 48 others are feared dead after a massive landslide in Manipur, India.
2022 Atlantic hurricane season
Hurricane watches are issued for Nicaragua and Costa Rica as Potential Tropical Cyclone Two is expected to form into Tropical Storm Bonnie in the coming hours.
2019–2022 Sudanese protests
Eight protesters are killed by Sudanese security forces in Omdurman.
Two Israeli civilians and a soldier are injured after Palestinian militants open fire inside Joseph's Tomb in Nablus.
Russia announces that it has withdrawn from Snake Island, in the Black Sea, as a "gesture of goodwill", ending the occupation of the island that began in February. However, Ukraine says that it drove out Russian forces from the island after a massive artillery assault.
The post-truth and the context
Most of the daily information we see on the mainstream media today is the news equivalent of fast-food.
American singer R. Kelly is sentenced to 30 years in prison for racketeering and sex trafficking.
Securities and Exchange Commission
The Securities and Exchange Commission of the Philippines upholds a previous appeal to invalidate online news website Rappler's operating license for violating constitutional foreign equity restrictions on mass media ownership, thus ordering the website's termination. Rappler co-founder and 2021 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Maria Ressa says that her company will contest the ruling in court.
2022 Muhammad remarks controversy
Protests and arson incidents occur in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, after a Hindu man is allegedly murdered by two Muslim men for supporting controversial remarks by a politician about the prophet Muhammad.
Syria officially confirms its recognition of the Luhansk People's Republic and Donetsk People's Republic, two breakaway states in southern Ukraine.
2022 NATO Madrid summit
At the NATO summit, U.S. President Joe Biden announces that a new permanent U.S. military base will be established in Poland - the 5th Army's Headquarters - which has had a forward command post in the city of Poznań since last year. Poland's government has long requested such a base.
Afghanistan–United States relations
Officials from the United States and the Taliban are expected to meet in Doha, Qatar, to discuss the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, worsened by the earthquake.
Phase-out of fossil fuel vehicles
The European Council broadly agrees on several measures to combat climate change. Among them is a ban on combustion engines for new cars beginning in 2035, setting aside €59 billion for a special fund to reduce the cost of transition for the poorest populations, to be paid out from 2027 to 2032, reduction of carbon dioxide emissions by 55% from the 1990 reference level, and a carbon market reform. Negotiations on the final version of these reforms is underway.
South Korea approves the SKYCovione vaccine, their first domestically produced COVID-19 vaccine, for use in people over the age of 18 years.
2022 monkeypox outbreak
Pennsylvania reports new cases in the Pittsburgh region.
New Jersey reports four new cases of monkeypox.
Minnesota reports its second case of monkeypox.
Michigan and New Hampshire report their first cases of monkeypox.
Israel reports seven new cases of monkeypox.
Hungary reports six new cases of monkeypox.
Ireland and Greece each reports three new cases of monkeypox.
Sweden reports nine new cases of monkeypox.
Denmark, Norway, Romania, Norway, Czech Republic and Georgia, each reports two new cases of monkeypox.
Belgium reports forty new cases of monkeypox.
Estonia reports its first case of monkeypox.
Spain reports nearly ten new cases of monkeypox.
Portugal reports nearly twenty new cases of monkeypox.
Pino Hachado Pass
The Pino Hachado Pass between Argentina and Chile is closed as blizzards and heavy snowfall block the passage between the two countries.
State of emergency
A state of emergency is declared on Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands due to a toxic fire.
Twenty people are found dead in the Libyan Desert, after they went missing fourteen days ago. The group, mainly composed by migrants from Chad, died of thirst.
Yemeni Civil War
Six people are killed and several others are injured when a car bomb targeting the convoy of a military official explodes in Aden, Yemen.
Mexican drug war
A journalist for the Expreso newspaper is killed and his daughter is critically wounded by gunmen in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico. The victim is the 12th journalist murdered in Mexico this year.
2020–2022 Ethiopian–Sudanese clashes
The Sudanese Armed Forces fire heavy artillery during clashes in the disputed eastern region of Al Fushqa District bordering Ethiopia, after Ethiopia was accused by Sudan of murdering seven soldiers and a civilian. Ethiopia denies responsibility for the killings and instead blames a local armed group.
A Palestinian Islamic Jihad member is killed during clashes with Israeli soldiers in Jenin, in the occupied West Bank.
The Russian-appointed military-civilian authorities in Kherson announce a referendum on whether to join Russia.
"De jure" mayor of Kherson Ihor Kolykhaiev is detained by Russian security forces after Russian-installed officials say that he refused to follow orders.
Day Before Yesterday
Racism in sport
In motorsport, Red Bull terminates Estonian driver Jüri Vips's contract with its junior team following an incident where Vips was heard using the word "nigga" on a Twitch livestream.
Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's First Minister, announces during a parliamentary debate session that an independence referendum bill will be tabled in the Scottish Parliament. The bill sets the date for the break-up vote at October 19, 2023. Sturgeon will try to bypass Prime Minister Boris Johnson's unlikely permission to conduct the referendum by referring the bill to the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
Protesting against the government's nitrogen policy, a group of Dutch farmers gathered at Minister for Nature and Nitrogen Policy Christianne van der Wal's home and rioted, forcing some police officers on the scene to flee for their own safety.
Russian opposition politician
Russian opposition politician Ilya Yashin is sentenced to two weeks in prison after being arrested yesterday for "disobeying police".
2022 Saanich shootout
Multiple people are injured and two robbers killed in a shootout between police and attempted bank robbers at a bank in Saanich, British Columbia, Canada. Nearby homes and businesses are later evacuated due to a potential explosive device in the area.
Freedom of the press in India
Police in India arrest Mohammed Zubair, co-founder of fact-checking website Alt News who has been a vocal critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.
Nuclear program of Iran
Iranian nuclear talks are moved to Qatar in a new bid to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
2022 NATO Madrid summit
Turkey, Finland, and Sweden sign a joint memorandum on security, clearing the way for Finland and Sweden's NATO accession bids.
Delhi reports their first case of the Omicron BA.5 variant.
2022 monkeypox outbreak
Benin reports their first three cases of monkeypox.
South Africa reports its second case of monkeypox.
Peru reports two new cases of monkeypox.
Canada reports more than 40 new cases of monkeypox.
The total number of monkeypox cases in the United States reaches 300.
The Biden administration announces that over 296,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine will be distributed to combat the spread of monkeypox, including 56,000 doses of the Jynneos vaccine.
The CDC announces that they will activate an emergency operations center for monkeypox.
Ohio reports its second case of monkeypox.
Nebraska reports its first case of monkeypox.
Israel reports five new cases of monkeypox.
Switzerland reports four new cases of monkeypox.
Romania reports three new cases of monkeypox.
Italy reports two new cases of monkeypox.
France reports more than 100 new cases of monkeypox.
The United Kingdom reports nearly 200 cases of monkeypox.
Spain reports nearly 200 new cases of monkeypox.
Portugal reports more than ten new cases of monkeypox.
Germany reports nearly 70 new cases of monkeypox.
Authorities in Argentina issue a blizzard warning for Neuquén Province as roads remain blocked by snow.
Four people are killed when a helicopter crashes into the Arabian sea near India.
Tokyo records the city's highest temperature since 1875 as a heat wave continues. Several people are hospitalized due to heatstroke.
2022 Mumbai building collapse
Nineteen people are killed when a building collapses in Mumbai, India.
The United States government provides US$55 million in immediate humanitarian funding following the devastating earthquake in southern Afghanistan that killed at least 1,000 people.
Tuluá prison riot
A fire occurs during a prison riot in Tuluá, Colombia, killing 51 inmates and injuring 24 others.
2019–present Sri Lankan economic crisis
Sri Lanka suspends sales of fuel for non-essential vehicles. For the next two weeks, only buses, trains and vehicles used for medical services and transporting food will be allowed to refuel.
Sri Lanka's power and energy minister Kanchana Wijesekera announces that the government will lift restrictions on fuel imports in response to the country's energy crisis, ending a fuel duopoly between the state-owned Ceylon Petroleum Corporation and the Indian government-owned Lanka IOC.
Insurgency in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Two policemen and a polio vaccinator are shot dead by gunmen on motorcycles in North Waziristan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
Syrian civil war
The United Nations estimates that more than 300,000 people have been killed since the start of the civil war in 2011, which is 1.5% of Syria's pre-war population.
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