Top 10 outstanding international events in 2022

2022 is a year of many changes in the world when many important events take place.

1. The war between Russia and Ukraine broke out

In February 2022, Russia launched a special military operation in Ukraine. The fighting quickly became complicated and lasted for the 10th month. The war caused tens of thousands of casualties, forced millions to flee their homes and caused a crisis on many fronts, especially is in the energy sector.
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2. NATO expands alliance

30 member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on 5-7 signed the Protocol of Admission to Sweden and Finland. The two countries' application to join NATO broke the neutral stance of the Nordic countries, creating a geopolitical change in the region as the European security architecture was reshaped.
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3. Tragedy of stampede in Itaewon, Korea

The night of the Halloween costume festival on October 29 in the Itaewon neighborhood of the capital Seoul (Korea) turned into a tragedy when the crowd rushed down a narrow slope, pushed and trampled each other, causing 153 deaths and thousands of deaths. Dozens of people were injured.
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4. British politics has many changes

The UK has seen three changes of Prime Minister in 2022. On July 7, 2022, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his resignation. On October 20, Ms. Liz Truss, who was elected to replace Boris Johnson. However, after 45 days in office, Ms. Truss became the shortest-serving prime minister in British history when she announced her resignation.
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5. Central banks raise interest rates sharply to deal with inflation

On March 16, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) started the trend of raising interest rates with an increase of 0.25 percentage points, the first increase in 3 years. In 2022, the Fed raised interest rates seven times, to 4.25-4.5%, the highest level since 2007.
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6. Queen Elizabeth II passed away

On September 8, the British people and the world were shocked by the news that Queen Elizabeth II had passed away at the age of 96 after 70 years of reign. Prince Charles ascended the throne, becoming King Charles III.
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7. The world faces an energy and food crisis

The Russia-Ukraine conflict that occurred at the end of February 2022 has pushed up world food and energy prices. On March 7, the price of gas increased nearly 5 times compared to the time before the conflict, to a record of 345 euros / MWh.
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8. Midterm elections in the US

On November 8, American voters re-voted all 435 seats in the House of Representatives, 35 out of 100 seats in the Senate, 36 state governors and a series of local officials. Republicans won the House by a slim margin, while Democrats consolidated control in the Senate with 51 seats.
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9. US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi visits Taiwan

Tensions in the Taiwan Strait escalated as US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi became the highest-ranking US official to visit the island in 25 years. The move provoked angry reactions from China, which even threatened to use "military means" to prevent Ms. Pelosi from visiting the island.
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10. Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Assassinated

On July 8, former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated while giving a speech in front of a train station in Nara Prefecture. The suspect is Tetsuya Yamagami, a former soldier, who blended into the crowd, fired two homemade shots from behind, causing the former Prime Minister to lose a lot of blood and die at the age of 67.
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