Portal:Current events/2018 November 21
- updated 2018/11/26 06:25
Current events of
November 21, 2018
Armed conflicts and attacks
War in Afghanistan (2001–present)
The death toll in the suicide bomb attack at a gathering of religious scholars in
rises to 55.
Yemeni Civil War (2015–present)
A report by charity
Save the Children
estimates that 85,000 children died of starvation as a result of the war.
Disasters and accidents
One person is killed and five people are injured in an auto wreck on
New York City
, which sparked a fire that engulfed three vehicles.
The New York Times
Law and crime
is killed upon landing on
North Sentinel Island
in an effort to convert the indigenous
people. He is the first person killed by the isolated islanders since two
nationals in 2006.
academic student studying at
, is sentenced to life imprisonment in the
United Arab Emirates
after being convicted of
Politics and elections
2018 Iranian general strikes
Workers of the
sugar mill company in the ancient city of
, southwest Iran, continued their strike and protests to the unpaid salaries for the 15th consecutive day.
elects South Korean
as its president, beating Russian candidate
Chief Justice of the United States
who described the judge who ruled on Monday against his migrant asylum order as an "Obama judge."
puts a 100% trade tariff on all goods imported from
Bosnia and Herzegovina
says this is a "clear violation" of the
Central European Free Trade Agreement
World Chess Championship 2018
After nine consecutive draws, a record for the 132-year-old championship,
are tied 4½ points each in the best-of-12-games match.