World roundup: September 28 2022
Stories from Iraq, Russia, Colombia, and elsewhere
PROGRAMMING NOTE: As you may know, I did a voiceover yesterday despite a lingering sore throat (I’m blaming allergies). Based on the quality of the evening I had afterward it’s clear that was a mistake. So we’re going back to no voiceovers for the moment, with my continued apologies.
In today’s global news:
Worldometer is tracking COVID-19 cases and fatalities.
The New York Times is tracking global vaccine distribution.
A Turkish drone strike near the city of Qamishli reportedly killed two officials in the Kurdish-led autonomous administration running northeastern Syria on Tuesday. The Turkish military has been striking Kurdish targets in Syria all week, bombing a warehouse in Kobani on Monday and killing a senior figure in the YPG militia in another incident.
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