Lookback 2022: World Changing events that took place in 2022

WRITTEN BY Tarun Kohli2022-12-20,11:57:54 news

Russia invades Ukraine

Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, which increased the tensions between the countries. The invasion killed a lot of people and created Europe's biggest crisis since World War II.

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Inflation crisis

Inflation in 2022 was unusually high in countries around the world. Price gains peaked at over 9.1% in the US in June and over 11.1% in the UK in October.

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Queen Elizabeth II passes away

Britain's longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, died of old age in Scotland on September 8.

Change in British politics

British political scene has witnessed the biggest change in history. They saw three prime ministers changes in just two months and also lost the world’s longest-reigning monarch.

Iran protests

The Islamic Republic faced the biggest challenge. The protests began when Mahsa Amini, died in police custody. Hundreds of people protested against the government.

Mpox outbreak

Mpox has been reported in 110 countries. As of December 15, WHO recorded 82,828 confirmed cases of the virus.

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Pakistan crisis

Pakistan was hit with a natural and economic crisis this year. Pakistan owes roughly $30 billion to China alone. Flooding in Pakistan from June to August killed more than 1,391 people.

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