Here are the top 10 news stories of the week, as of September 13, 2023:
- Russia-Ukraine War Enters Third Month
The war between Russia and Ukraine has entered its third month, with no end in sight. The fighting has caused a humanitarian crisis, with millions of people displaced from their homes.
- US Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade
The US Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide. The decision is expected to lead to abortion bans in many states.
- Inflation Reaches 40-Year High
Inflation in the United States has reached a 40-year high, with prices for food, gas, and other essentials rising sharply. The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates in an effort to cool inflation.
- China Cracks Down on Tech Giants
China’s government has cracked down on the country’s tech giants, including Alibaba and Tencent. The crackdown is part of a broader effort by the government to assert control over the economy.
- Sri Lanka in Economic Crisis
Sri Lanka is in the midst of an economic crisis, with the country’s currency in free fall and food and fuel shortages widespread. The crisis is the worst the country has faced in decades.
- North Korea Conducts Missile Tests
North Korea has conducted a series of missile tests in recent weeks, raising concerns about the country’s nuclear and missile programs. The tests have also drawn condemnation from the United States and its allies.
- Hurricane Agatha Makes Landfall in Mexico
Hurricane Agatha made landfall in Mexico as a Category 2 hurricane, bringing heavy rains and strong winds. The storm is expected to cause flooding and mudslides in the region.
- Monkeypox Cases Reported in Multiple Countries
Monkeypox cases have been reported in multiple countries, including the United States, Canada, and Europe. The World Health Organization has called for an urgent investigation into the outbreak.
- Elon Musk Acquires Twitter
Elon Musk has acquired Twitter in a deal worth $44 billion. The move has raised concerns about Musk’s plans for the social media platform.
- Winter Olympics in Beijing End
The Winter Olympics in Beijing have come to an end. The games were marred by controversy, including allegations of human rights abuses in China.
These are just a few of the top news stories of the week. For more news, please visit your local news source or a reputable news website.