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Global National: June 22

Canada's inflation rate skyrockets to 7.7 per cent, a 39-year high, only adding to the stress Canadians have about their finances. A powerful earthquake has jolted eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 1,000 people. The devastation, and how this disaster is only compounded by humanitarian crises pushing the Taliban-controlled nation already on the brink. The federal Liberals and the RCMP are denying allegations they interfered in the investigation into the 2020 Nova Scotia massacre in order to advance gun laws. Plus, a former Ukrainian prisoner of war captured by Russian forces is speaking about the torture he says he endured in captivity. And one hot shot's journey to the big league: how Montreal basketball player Bennedict Mathurin became a top prospect for the 2022 NBA draft.