October 12, Wednesday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

October 12, Wednesday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.Russian missiles continue slamming into cities across Ukraine despite a wave of condemnation from abroad. Troops launched multiple attacks on Ukrainian cities for the second day in a row.
2.The International Monetary Fund is warning of grim times ahead for the global economy. It has downgraded its growth forecast for next year, citing inflation and other factors. The IMF released its latest World Economic Outlook on Tuesday. Chief Economist Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas said, “The worst is yet to come, and for many people, 2023 will feel like a recession.”
3.The coronation of Britain’s King Charles III will be held in May of next year. King Charles ascended to the throne on September 8 following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.