Russia's invasion of Ukraine: Russia announced that it had withdrawn from Snake Island in the Black Sea as a "gesture of goodwill," ending its occupation of the island, which had lasted from February 2022. However, Ukraine said Russian forces had been driven from the island after a massive artillery attack. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. took office as the president of the Philippines.
R. Kelly, an American R&B musician, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexual offenses, the sexual trafficking of women and children and organized crime.
Vasco Cordeiro was elected president of the European Committee of the Regions.
During the riots in the prison in Tuluá, Colombia, there was a fire in which 51 prisoners were killed and 24 injured.
The United Nations estimated that more than 300,000 people have died since the outbreak of the civil war in 2011. people, which is 1.5% of the pre-war population of Syria.
20 people were killed and 56 injured in a Russian rocket attack on a shopping center in Kremenchuk, Ukraine.
22 people were found dead in a tavern in East London, East Cape, South Africa. The cause of death is unknown.
A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck the southern regions of Iran. One person was killed and 30 were injured. The epicenter was 30 km northeast of the island of Kish in the Persian Gulf, and the hypocenter was 10 km deep.
At the US Championships in Eugene Sydney, McLaughlin set the world record for the 400m hurdles with a time of 51.41.
The European Council granted Ukraine and Moldova the status of candidate for membership of the European Union.
The 76th Draft to the NBA League took place in New York. Paolo Banchero was No. 1. With the 9th number, the representative of Poland, Jeremy Sochan, was elected.
As a result of the earthquake of magnitude 6.1 in Afghanistan, at least 1,000 people died and about 1,500 were injured. The quake occurred in the eastern part of the country and was felt in Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. It occurred about 44 km from the city of Khost, near the border with Pakistan. According to estimates, nearly 2,000 houses were damaged.
Hubert Hurkacz won the Halle Open tennis tournament.
Gustavo Petro won the presidential election in Colombia.
At least 20 people were killed in the attack in the Anchawadi municipality of Mali.
In Spain, 458 tremors (within 3 hours) of varying intensity were recorded under the Pico del Teide volcano in Tenerife. Their epicenter was located at a depth of 6 to 20 km. This was followed by another 25 tremors, the strongest of which was magnitude 2; it occurred at a depth of 23 km in Guía de Isora. The depth of all the tremors ranged from 9 to 26 km and occurred between 1:00 and 5:00 local time.
The Lech Kaczyński Monument in Tarnów was unveiled.
Security forces and armed locals killed 70 Ash-Shabab members in Bahdo, Somalia.
The aircraft carrier Fujian was officially launched in Shanghai at Jiangnan. It is the third ship of its kind in the Chinese People's Liberation Army's navy and the first to be fully developed and built in China. Named after a province in the east of the country, it has a displacement of over 80,000. tons and was equipped with electromagnetic catapults that facilitate the take-off of planes.
Fr. prof. Jerry Pillay has been elected the new secretary general of the World Council of Churches (WCC) (he will take office on January 1, 2023).
Golden State Warriors defeated the Boston Celtics in the NBA finals.
Jihadists massacred over 100 men in the Seytenga department of the Séno province of Burkina Faso.