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 أجندة الأحداث - حزيران (يونيو) 2024 infographic
Graphic shows selected news events in June 2024.


أجندة الأحداث - حزيران (يونيو) 2024

By Jordi Bou

June 1, 2024 - June 30, 2024 - Events in June include the first debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, crucial elections in Mexico, the EU and Iran, the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings, the Euro 2024 in Germany and the publication of Jill Biden’s children book.

Jun 1, U.S.: First Lady Jill Biden publishes Willow the White House Cat, a children’s picture book telling the story of how her short-haired tabby ended up at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

Jun 2, Mexico: Former Mexico City mayor Claudia Sheinbaum and senator Xóchitl Gálvez are vying to become the first female president of the world’s largest Spanish-speaking country.

Jun 5, UK: Banknotes featuring the portrait of King Charles enter circulation in Britain, more than a year after their design was unveiled.

Jun 6-9, EU: Citizens across 27 EU member states elect a newly expanded 720-seat European Parliament, with parties on the far right eyeing significant gains.

Jun 6, France: Heads of state and war veterans mark the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings, when 160,000 Allied troops landed on the Normandy beaches during World War II.

Jun 14-July 14, Europe: Football takes centre stage at Euro 2024 in Germany, with Italy the defending champions.

Jun 27, U.S.: President Joe Biden and Republican rival Donald Trump face off in the first of two debates, as the race for the White House gathers pace.

Jun 28, Iran: An emergency presidential election takes place in Iran to find a successor to Ebrahim Raisi, killed in a helicopter crash on May 19.

PUBLISHED: 24/05/2024; Getty Images, Las Vegas Review-Journal, NASA, Sotheby’s; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images, Jill Biden