World roundup: June 1 2022
Stories from Iran, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ukraine, and more
Today’s roundup is coming out early due to a prior commitment this evening. I’ll try to cover anything we miss tomorrow. Thanks for reading!
In today’s global news:
Worldometer is tracking COVID-19 cases and fatalities.
The New York Times is tracking global vaccine distribution.
A rocket strike on the northern Syrian town of Tell Abyad killed at least three people and wounded several others on Wednesday. Early indications point to the Syrian Democratic Forces militia, given that Tell Abyad is under Turkish control. But the SDF is denying involvement and claims that an unspecified drone carried out the attack.