The world has been abuzz with a multitude of events and incidents over the past few weeks. From political developments to natural disasters, there have been a plethora of stories commanding the headlines. Here is a brief summary of the top news making waves globally: Politics: The second impeachment trial of former US President Donald Trump is underway in the senate. The trial is over his alleged incitement of the Capitol Hill insurrection in January that left five people dead.
Trump is the first US president to be impeached twice. In Myanmar, the military has taken control of the country in a coup, detaining State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and other top officials. Protests have erupted in the country against the power grab, with the UN calling for the release of all those detained and a return to democracy. COVID-19: The COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the world, with over 100 million cases and 2.2 million deaths globally. Some good Canadian News Today, however, has come in the form of vaccines that have started to be administered in many countries.