What Else is Happening in the World? 🌎

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With the news cycle dominated by war in Ukraine, we wanted to give you an update on everything else that is happening in the world.

  • As the present news cycle continues to be dominated by the invasion in Ukraine, we wanted to give you an update detailing the other important topics of the day.
  • The Hubble space telescope has captured the most distant star ever seen. The star is estimated to be 12.9bn light years away. The observations were possible due to a rare cosmic alignment.
  • A Washington Post review has confirmed details of a number of multimillion-dollar deals that Hunter Biden had with a Chinese energy company.
  • Inflation is continuing to rise across the globe. In Germany, economists had predicted a rate of 6.7% in March - in reality it surged above 7.6%.
  • An exclusive report from The Guardian has uncovered that the UK is running 500 ghost flights a month. Ghost flights are defined as having no passengers. The findings have infuriated climate activists.
  • Finally, in grave Afghanistan the situation is worsening. Today, Al Jazeera reported that people are having to sell “babies” and “young girls to survive” due to the dire economic situation.
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The Verge

Hubble reveals the most distant star ever detected

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German inflation surges above expectations to 7.6 percent in March

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1 min read
Al Jazeera

In Afghanistan, ‘people selling babies, young girls to survive’

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5 min read