The New Paper

June 11, 2021

The New Paper Weekly Recap: World

  • The Nigerian government indefinitely suspended Twitter (6/7)
  • Over 160 people were killed in an attack on a village in Burkina Faso (6/7)
  • Global law enforcement authorities arrested over 800 people (6/8)
  • Atmospheric carbon dioxide peaked in May at 50% above pre-industrial levels (6/8)
  • A Russian court outlawed organizations affiliated with opposition leader Alexei Navalny (6/10)
  • El Salvador became the first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender (6/10)
  • Myanmar’s military charged deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi with corruption (6/10)
  • The 47th G7 summit kicks off today in England (6/11)
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