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What happend on June 22nd 2019

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The medical student who died of measles

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 0:28
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The death of a student doctor from a preventable disease shows how Ukraine has become the measles capital of Europe.
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Chennai water crisis: 'We can't do anything'

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 0:37
related countries: India India

Residents in the Indian city have been forced to go to drastic lengths to get water after months of poor rainfall.
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Syria: Who's in control of Idlib?

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 0:40
related countries: Syria Syria

Who holds sway in the last major stronghold of opposition forces fighting the Syrian government?
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Elton John awarded France's highest civilian award Legion d'Honneur

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 4:48
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British singer was described as a "melodic genius" by French President Emmanuel Macron.
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Seven-storey building collapses in Cambodia

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 7:33
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

Three people are confirmed dead and others are missing in the coastal city of Sihanoukville.
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Rogue slug blamed for Japanese railway chaos

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 7:47
related countries: Japan Japan

A power cut that stopped trains on Kyushu island was caused by a slug shorting the system.
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Kofi Kingston: 'My struggle transcends race'

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 8:38
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica, Ghana Ghana

Kofi Kingston, the first African-born WWE champion, talks about his Ghanaian heritage.
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Bear falls asleep in wardrobe after entering home

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 11:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Montana

Police in the US state of Montana found the animal resting after it had locked itself into a room.
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Urinating man causes injuries on Berlin boat

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 13:02
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

Some passengers jumped up in surprise and injured themselves by hitting their heads.
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Trump warns Iran of ‘obliteration’ in event of war

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 13:03
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

But the US president says he is open to talks with Tehran after pulling out of military strikes.
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Militants killed while attacking Kenya police base

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 13:36
related countries: Kenya Kenya, Somalia Somalia

They are believed to have been fighters from the Somalia-based al-Shabab Islamist group, police say.
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Iran executes man on charges of spying for US

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 15:38
related countries: United States United States

The man was convicted of espionage after spying equipment was found in his home, state media report.
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Russia suspends Georgia flights after violent clashes

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 16:07
related countries: Georgia Georgia

President Putin bans Georgian airlines from flying to Russia following a surge of violent unrest.
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Middle East peace plan: Jared Kushner proposes $50bn fund

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 17:52
related countries: United States United States

President Trump's son-in-law reveals the first, economics-focused section of the proposals.
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Mauritania set for first democratic transition of power

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 19:39
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

People have been voting for what could be Mauritania's first peaceful transfer of power.
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US-Iran: Trump announces 'major' sanctions amid tensions

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 21:15
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The additional measures are intended to stop Iran obtaining a nuclear bomb, President Trump says.
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The women fighting for Lapland

Saturday 22nd of June 2019, 23:26
related countries: Finland Finland

As climate change affects the livelihoods of Finland's indigenous Sami people, a proposed new Arctic railway, forestry and mining could change Lapland forever.
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