Haitian PM sacks justice minister HOURS after firing chief prosecutor who tried to charge him over president’s assassination

Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry fired his justice minister hours after dismissing the country’s ...

Haitian PM sacks justice minister HOURS after firing chief prosecutor who tried to charge him over president’s assassination
RT

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:54:30 +0000

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America's deal with UK and Australia leaves France bruised and Europe in the cold on China

America's deal with UK and Australia leaves France bruised and Europe in the cold on China
CNN

The surprise announcement that the United States, United Kingdom and Australia have agreed a ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:48:53 GMT

What is the Aukus alliance and what are its implications?

What is the Aukus alliance and what are its implications?
The Guardian

The US, UK and Australia’s new strategic partnership has upset both China and FranceIt ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:40:11 GMT

What you need to know about Covid boosters

What you need to know about Covid boosters
CNN

It's not clear if or when boosters doses of Covid-19 vaccines will be OK'd ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:34:41 GMT

Chicago mayor seeks to seize assets of gang members ‘wreaking havoc’

Chicago mayor seeks to seize assets of gang members ‘wreaking havoc’
The Guardian

Lori Lightfoot’s new ordinance proposal aims to hold members accountable by suing and seizing ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:28:20 GMT

US lawyer turns himself in on charges connected to $10 million murder-fraud scheme

US lawyer turns himself in on charges connected to $10 million murder-fraud scheme
CNN

Alex Murdaugh, the South Carolina lawyer whose wife and son were killed in June, ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:21:00 GMT

EU unveils Indo-Pacific strategy, and admits US’ new ‘Aukus’ alliance came as a surprise

EU unveils Indo-Pacific strategy, and admits US’ new ‘Aukus’ alliance came as a surprise
South China Morning Post

The European Union announced details of its long-awaited Indo-Pacific strategy on Thursday, at an ...

  • Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:18:06 +0800

Covid live news: Alberta facing ‘crisis of the unvaccinated’; China has vaccinated 1bn people

Covid live news: Alberta facing ‘crisis of the unvaccinated’; China has vaccinated 1bn people
The Guardian

Warnings Alberta facing collapse of healthcare system; Figures for people aged 16 to 24 ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:17:34 GMT

Spanish authorities warn of potential volcanic eruption on resort island after 4,222-tremor ‘earthquake swarm’

Spanish authorities warn of potential volcanic eruption on resort island after 4,222-tremor ‘earthquake swarm’
RT

Officials on the Spanish island La Palma have warned of a potential volcanic eruption, ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:16:58 +0000

Albania claims global leadership for women in government

Albania claims global leadership for women in government
ABC News

Albania’s parliament is to vote late Thursday to approve the new, female-dominated cabinet of ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 12:15:47 -0400

China faces a potential Lehman moment. Wall Street is unfazed

China faces a potential Lehman moment. Wall Street is unfazed
CNN

The implosion of Lehman Brothers, 13 years ago this week, showed how the collapse ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:15:17 GMT

Aukus deal showing France and EU that Biden not all he seems

Aukus deal showing France and EU that Biden not all he seems
The Guardian

Analysis: the western alliance is the main victim – and Beijing will win out ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:09:11 GMT

Dizzying glass box observatory to open high above New York

Dizzying glass box observatory to open high above New York
CNN

Billed as the "world's most immersive observatory experience," New York's latest observation deck features ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:59:34 GMT

African Public Health Experts Call on U.N. to Speed Vaccine Delivery

African Public Health Experts Call on U.N. to Speed Vaccine Delivery
The New York Times

Only 2 percent of doses administered globally so far have been given in Africa, ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:59:29 +0000

Clarkson, cliches and the Chipping Norton set | Letter

Clarkson, cliches and the Chipping Norton set | Letter
The Guardian

Oxfordshire village life does not conform to outdated stereotypes, writes Chris RawlenceIn the piece ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:56:05 GMT

Somali President Farmajo cuts PM Roble's powers amid row over missing spy

Somali President Farmajo cuts PM Roble's powers amid row over missing spy
BBC

The president cuts the prime minister's powers, raising fears of renewed armed conflict in ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:56:04 GMT

Alberta reverses hands-off approach to Covid to tackle ‘crisis of unvaccinated’

Alberta reverses hands-off approach to Covid to tackle ‘crisis of unvaccinated’
The Guardian

Premier Jason Kennedy admits ‘we were wrong –and, for that, I apologize’ as he ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:55:51 GMT

Faeroese govt to review hunt rules after dolphin slaughter

Faeroese govt to review hunt rules after dolphin slaughter
ABC News

The Faeroese government says it will review the way hunts of Atlantic white-sided dolphins ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:54:41 -0400

Pencil drawing of old man identified as Van Gogh work

Pencil drawing of old man identified as Van Gogh work
The Guardian

Drawing has been in private hands since around 1910 and is now going on ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:48:58 GMT

Biden to pitch economic agenda for middle-class Americans – live

Biden to pitch economic agenda for middle-class Americans – live
The Guardian

Speech will focus on ensuring the wealthy pay their fair share in taxesWhite House ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:44:53 GMT

Covid live news: 90% of young adults in UK likely to have antibodies; China has vaccinated 1bn people

Covid live news: 90% of young adults in UK likely to have antibodies; China has vaccinated 1bn people
The Guardian

Figures for people aged 16 to 24 in UK take in those who have ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:44:21 GMT

North Korea reveals train-launched missile system

North Korea reveals train-launched missile system
BBC

North Korean state media has unveiled what appears to be a new rail-based ballistic ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:38:44 GMT

Sanjay Gupta explains argument for boosters of Pfizer vaccine

Sanjay Gupta explains argument for boosters of Pfizer vaccine
CNN

Chief medial correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta breaks down recent vaccine data from Israel and ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:31:43 GMT

After coronavirus pause, Davos to host world's elites again

After coronavirus pause, Davos to host world's elites again
ABC News

After a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, organizers of the annual Davos ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:28:44 -0400

Rules on GM farming and cars to be top of UK bonfire of EU laws

Rules on GM farming and cars to be top of UK bonfire of EU laws
The Guardian

Minister reveals plans to change laws inherited from EU, with rules on medical devices ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:27:53 GMT

Hong Kong leader to ‘unveil plans for new rail link’ with Qianhai in policy address

Hong Kong leader to ‘unveil plans for new rail link’ with Qianhai in policy address
South China Morning Post

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is expected to announce the construction of ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 23:24:00 +0800

Brussels to name street after murdered sex worker Eunice Osayande

Brussels to name street after murdered sex worker Eunice Osayande
BBC

The city aims to draw attention to victims of sexual violence after Eunice Osayande's ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:14:27 GMT

Shamima Begum, regardless of her new image, remains the UK's responsibility | Gina Vale

Shamima Begum, regardless of her new image, remains the UK's responsibility | Gina Vale
The Guardian

She was groomed as a child and has endured trauma – and to say ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:10:19 GMT

Piers Morgan is rejoining Rupert Murdoch's media empire

Piers Morgan is rejoining Rupert Murdoch's media empire
CNN

After months of speculation, Piers Morgan has made his next move: teaming up with ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:08:13 GMT

Airport has amazing new way to build passenger gates

Airport has amazing new way to build passenger gates
CNN

Airport gates are usually the last point of solid ground that fliers experience before ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:01:35 GMT

China formally applies to join Pacific Rim trade pact abandoned by the US

China formally applies to join Pacific Rim trade pact abandoned by the US
South China Morning Post

China announced on Thursday that it has formally applied to join a Pacific Rim ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 23:00:44 +0800

Germany averted possible attack on synagogue, minister says

Germany averted possible attack on synagogue, minister says
CNN

German officials on Thursday said a possible Islamist terror attack on a synagogue in ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:00:36 GMT

Scientists find evidence of humans making clothes 120,000 years ago

Scientists find evidence of humans making clothes 120,000 years ago
The Guardian

Tools and bones in Moroccan cave could be some of earliest evidence of the ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:00:19 GMT

Mélanie Laurent on The Mad Women’s Ball: ‘It was like the doctors were playing with dolls’

Mélanie Laurent on The Mad Women’s Ball: ‘It was like the doctors were playing with dolls’
The Guardian

The French actor has directed her first film, a historical drama about women experimented ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:00:19 GMT

China hits out at ‘highly irresponsible’ Aukus defence pact between US, Britain and Australia and warns of Pacific arms race

China hits out at ‘highly irresponsible’ Aukus defence pact between US, Britain and Australia and warns of Pacific arms race
South China Morning Post

China has warned that Australia’s new defence agreement with the United States and Britain ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 23:00:19 +0800

Blood, sweat & tears: Scientists suggest astronaut BODILY FLUIDS could be used to produce concrete on Mars

Blood, sweat & tears: Scientists suggest astronaut BODILY FLUIDS could be used to produce concrete on Mars
RT

Building a base on the Red Planet might literally take blood, sweat, and tears ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:54:46 +0000

The ozone hole over the South Pole is now bigger than Antarctica

The ozone hole over the South Pole is now bigger than Antarctica
CNN

The hole in the ozone that forms every year over the South Pole is ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:53:38 GMT

Afghanistan's singers flee Taliban violence

Afghanistan's singers flee Taliban violence
BBC

The BBC spoke with six singers who crossed to Pakistan illegally and are now ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:52:26 GMT

France Is Outraged by U.S. Nuclear Submarine Deal With Australia

France Is Outraged by U.S. Nuclear Submarine Deal With Australia
The New York Times

French officials accused President Biden of acting like his predecessor, saying they were stabbed ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:49:37 +0000

What Lil Nas X's world means for hip-hop and queer Black men

What Lil Nas X's world means for hip-hop and queer Black men
CNN

A version of this story appeared in CNN's Race Deconstructed newsletter. To get it ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:48:15 GMT

US Women's National Team players' association calls identical contract proposal 'PR stunts'

US Women's National Team players' association calls identical contract proposal 'PR stunts'
CNN

The US Soccer Federation offered the women's and men's national teams identical contracts, a ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:46:05 GMT

Vincent Van Gogh: Newly discovered drawing goes on display

Vincent Van Gogh: Newly discovered drawing goes on display
BBC

Study for Worn Out has been sitting in a Dutch family's private collection for ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:39:24 GMT

Ozone hole over Antarctica larger than usual, scientists say

Ozone hole over Antarctica larger than usual, scientists say
ABC News

The hole already surpasses the size of Antarctica.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:37:00 -0400

Soaring utility bills alarm Europe, raise fears for winter

Soaring utility bills alarm Europe, raise fears for winter
ABC News

Gas and electric prices are spiking in Europe

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:36:01 -0400

Biden to argue US has reached an 'inflection point' in speech pushing economic agenda

Biden to argue US has reached an 'inflection point' in speech pushing economic agenda
CNN

President Joe Biden will argue in a speech on Thursday that the US has ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:35:52 GMT

China’s tech regulator orders smart vehicle makers and telecom operators to enhance data and network security

China’s tech regulator orders smart vehicle makers and telecom operators to enhance data and network security
South China Morning Post

China’s main technology industry regulator has urged telecommunications companies, internet of vehicles (IoV) manufacturers, ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 22:30:12 +0800

Europe’s top human rights organization calls on Poland to change criminal definition of rape

Europe’s top human rights organization calls on Poland to change criminal definition of rape
RT

In a statement released on Thursday, the Council of Europe called on Poland to ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:28:43 +0000

UK woman found guilty of false gang-rape claim lodges appeal in Cyprus

UK woman found guilty of false gang-rape claim lodges appeal in Cyprus
The Guardian

Student, 21, who said Israeli tourists raped her, launches attempt to clear her name ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:26:43 GMT

Denmark set to ban life-term prisoners from new romantic links

Denmark set to ban life-term prisoners from new romantic links
BBC

The ban comes after a 17-year-old admitted to a romantic relationship with murderer Peter ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:23:30 GMT

West Africans leaders discuss Guinea's fate post-coup

West Africans leaders discuss Guinea's fate post-coup
ABC News

West African regional leaders are pondering the next steps to pressure Guinea's coup leaders ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:12:31 -0400

France mulling compensation claim as Australia pulls out of submarine contract worth billions, favoring UK & US partners

France mulling compensation claim as Australia pulls out of submarine contract worth billions, favoring UK & US partners
RT

The French armed forces minister has said her government is looking at a number ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:01:38 +0000

Top-level China-US talks led to big gains in Obama years: report

Top-level China-US talks led to big gains in Obama years: report
South China Morning Post

Regular high-level talks between China and the US helped the two countries make gains ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 22:00:19 +0800

At Least 9 Drown Swimming Off the Coast of Southern France

At Least 9 Drown Swimming Off the Coast of Southern France
The New York Times

The victims had ventured into the waves at various beaches despite high seas stirred ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:46:21 +0000

Trump proves yet again he's able to reinvent the truth in plain sight, and get away with it

Trump proves yet again he's able to reinvent the truth in plain sight, and get away with it
CNN

The Big Lie is already tainting the 2022 and 2024 elections.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:43:22 GMT

Piers Morgan hired to launch Rupert Murdoch TV station talkTV

Piers Morgan hired to launch Rupert Murdoch TV station talkTV
The Guardian

News UK TV station will be rival to floundering GB News and go on ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:39:40 GMT

A cave full of ancient Indigenous paintings sold for more than $2 million. The Osage Nation says it belongs to them

A cave full of ancient Indigenous paintings sold for more than $2 million. The Osage Nation says it belongs to them
CNN

More than 1,000 years ago, Indigenous people journeyed into a dark cave on the ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:37:19 GMT

Duterte’s daughter seeking reelection as Davao mayor, despite leading polls to succeed her father as Philippines leader

Duterte’s daughter seeking reelection as Davao mayor, despite leading polls to succeed her father as Philippines leader
RT

The daughter of Rodrigo Duterte, who also tops all opinion polls on preferred candidates ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:33:30 +0000

CNN's Avlon: Trump and right-wing media using 'project and deflect defense'

CNN's Avlon: Trump and right-wing media using 'project and deflect defense'
CNN

CNN's John Avlon says Donald Trump and his allies in right-wing media are attempting ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:31:53 GMT

Covid-19: China tops 1 billion full vaccination target but Delta challenges herd immunity

Covid-19: China tops 1 billion full vaccination target but Delta challenges herd immunity
South China Morning Post

More than 1.01 billion people have been fully inoculated with Covid-19 vaccines in China, ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 21:30:13 +0800

Didi’s daily active users plunge 30 pc, Financial Times reports, indicating data probe has dealt heavy blow

Didi’s daily active users plunge 30 pc, Financial Times reports, indicating data probe has dealt heavy blow
South China Morning Post

Didi Chuxing’s daily active users (DAUs) dropped about 30 per cent since the ride-hailing ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 21:30:11 +0800

‘Mesmerisingly clueless’: Aussie defense chief roasted for cringeworthy attempts to elbow-bump Korean counterpart (VIDEO)

‘Mesmerisingly clueless’: Aussie defense chief roasted for cringeworthy attempts to elbow-bump Korean counterpart (VIDEO)
RT

Despite the elbow bump becoming the greeting of choice for world leaders lately, Australian ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:23:42 +0000

See who was crowned winner of 'America's Got Talent' this season

See who was crowned winner of 'America's Got Talent' this season
CNN

Dustin Tavella, a magician who used magic to inspire the audience with positivity, won ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:20:07 GMT

Hong Kong, Macau young people in line for Beijing’s ‘big package of gifts’ offering nearly 60,000 job, exchange and internship opportunities

Hong Kong, Macau young people in line for Beijing’s ‘big package of gifts’ offering nearly 60,000 job, exchange and internship opportunities
South China Morning Post

Beijing has pledged to support at least 120 Hong Kong and Macau entrepreneurial projects, ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 21:18:02 +0800

China fully vaccinates 1 BILLION of its population against Covid

China fully vaccinates 1 BILLION of its population against Covid
RT

China’s mammoth inoculation campaign has seen more than one billion of its citizens – ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:15:53 +0000

US-China decoupling: if it comes down to a US bloc vs China bloc, who stands to gain the most?

US-China decoupling: if it comes down to a US bloc vs China bloc, who stands to gain the most?
South China Morning Post

If the decoupling between the world’s two largest economies were to continue gradually – ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 21:15:22 +0800

Which countries are enforcing mandatory Covid jabs – and how?

Which countries are enforcing mandatory Covid jabs – and how?
The Guardian

Joe Biden has introduced a vaccine mandate affecting millions, but some countries have gone ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:07:41 GMT

Cuba opens door to more private business, but red tape looms

Cuba opens door to more private business, but red tape looms
ABC News

Opening a small business is a bureaucratic headache in many parts of the world

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:05:45 -0400

US allies’ move on nuclear submarines for Australia a boost to region’s hard power, analysts say

US allies’ move on nuclear submarines for Australia a boost to region’s hard power, analysts say
South China Morning Post

Australia’s plan to build eight nuclear-powered submarines under an Indo-Pacific security pact with the ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 21:00:23 +0800

‘It’s only a matter of time’: bat-human virus spillovers may be very common, study finds

‘It’s only a matter of time’: bat-human virus spillovers may be very common, study finds
South China Morning Post

Covid-19 has been called a “once in a century” pandemic, but new research suggests ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 21:00:19 +0800

France suspends 3,000 unvaccinated health workers without pay

France suspends 3,000 unvaccinated health workers without pay
The Guardian

Staff at hospitals and care homes had refused Covid jab despite warning by Macron ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 12:59:13 GMT

‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal – video

‘Stab in the back’: France accuses US of sinking Australia submarine deal – video
The Guardian

France has expressed fury over Australia’s surprise decision to scrap a huge submarine deal ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 12:50:46 GMT

EU countries urged to protect journalists as number of attacks rises

EU countries urged to protect journalists as number of attacks rises
The Guardian

European Commission calls for action as it says 908 media workers were attacked in ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 12:39:51 GMT

Marks & Spencer blames Brexit as it closes stores in France

Marks & Spencer blames Brexit as it closes stores in France
CNN

Marks & Spencer is closing 11 of its stores in France because of supply ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 12:33:25 GMT

Chinese workers at Samsung’s Ningbo shipyard rally for more coronavirus severance pay

Chinese workers at Samsung’s Ningbo shipyard rally for more coronavirus severance pay
South China Morning Post

South Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) announced the closure of its plant ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 20:30:13 +0800

Wendy Williams tests positive for Covid-19

Wendy Williams tests positive for Covid-19
CNN

Production on Wendy Williams eponymous daytime talk show has been postponed as she recovers ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 12:27:38 GMT

Judge seeks arrest of ex-minister charged in Beirut blast

Judge seeks arrest of ex-minister charged in Beirut blast
ABC News

Lebanon's state-run National News agency says the lead judge investigating Lebanon’s massive port explosion ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:25:10 -0400

Judge seeks arrest of ex-minister charged in Beirut blast

Judge seeks arrest of ex-minister charged in Beirut blast
ABC News

Lebanon's state-run National News agency says the lead judge investigating Lebanon’s massive port explosion ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:25:10 -0400

Theresa May questions if Aukus pact could lead to war over Taiwan

Theresa May questions if Aukus pact could lead to war over Taiwan
The Guardian

Ex-PM asks Boris Johnson what UK’s obligations would be under deal if China attempted ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 12:13:36 GMT

Kim Kardashian West saw your Met Gala memes of her

Kim Kardashian West saw your Met Gala memes of her
CNN

Just because she couldn't see super well out of that faceless mask doesn't mean ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 12:10:08 GMT

The Latest: Pakistan tells UN it will continue Afghan aid

The Latest: Pakistan tells UN it will continue Afghan aid
ABC News

Pakistan’s interior minister has assured the U.N. refugee agency that his country will continue ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:08:13 -0400

German police detain 4, including a 16-year-old, after receiving reports of threat against synagogue

German police detain 4, including a 16-year-old, after receiving reports of threat against synagogue
RT

Police in the German city of Hagen announced on Thursday that they have arrested ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 12:06:06 +0000

Apple’s initial iPhone 13 pre-orders in China surpass last year’s as market offers fewer premium handsets amid Huawei’s decline

Apple’s initial iPhone 13 pre-orders in China surpass last year’s as market offers fewer premium handsets amid Huawei’s decline
South China Morning Post

Chinese consumers have placed more than 2 million pre-orders for the new 5G iPhone ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 20:00:26 +0800

Britney Spears’ 30 greatest songs – ranked!

Britney Spears’ 30 greatest songs – ranked!
The Guardian

As she celebrates her engagement and fights for her autonomy, we celebrate the best ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 12:00:15 GMT

​Fossilised long-legged giant penguin identified as new species

​Fossilised long-legged giant penguin identified as new species
The Guardian

Skeleton found by children in New Zealand helps fill in gaps in natural historyIn ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:59:46 GMT

Fugitive hands himself in after nearly 30 years on the run

Fugitive hands himself in after nearly 30 years on the run
CNN

A fugitive who spent nearly 30 years on the run after allegedly using a ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:58:28 GMT

Taiwan to boost arms spending with extra cash for missiles and ‘carrier killer’ ships amid growing pressure from mainland China

Taiwan to boost arms spending with extra cash for missiles and ‘carrier killer’ ships amid growing pressure from mainland China
South China Morning Post

Taiwan is planning to spend NT$240 billion (US$8.7 billion) over the next five years ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 19:57:51 +0800

Role of Hong Kong’s district councils needs reviewing, home affairs chief says after removal of members for invalid oaths

Role of Hong Kong’s district councils needs reviewing, home affairs chief says after removal of members for invalid oaths
South China Morning Post

Hong Kong’s home affairs chief said on Thursday that the role of district councils ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 19:44:24 +0800

RT’s digital content project Redfish laments ‘censorship’ after Facebook blocks it on Instagram without proper explanation

RT’s digital content project Redfish laments ‘censorship’ after Facebook blocks it on Instagram without proper explanation
RT

The popular Instagram account of the RT-affiliated Redfish digital-content project has been apparently deactivated, ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:43:11 +0000

Trinidad 'wasted so much time' chasing down false Nicki Minaj claim

Trinidad 'wasted so much time' chasing down false Nicki Minaj claim
CNN

Trinidad and Tobago Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh on Wednesday criticized as "false" the claim ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:33:22 GMT

German rail operator, union agree on pay deal to end strike

German rail operator, union agree on pay deal to end strike
ABC News

Germany’s biggest rail operator and a labor union representing train drivers say they have ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 07:26:30 -0400

German rail operator, union agree on pay deal to end strike

German rail operator, union agree on pay deal to end strike
ABC News

Germany’s biggest rail operator and a labor union representing train drivers say they have ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 07:26:30 -0400

Hezbollah brings Iranian fuel into Lebanon to ease shortages

Hezbollah brings Iranian fuel into Lebanon to ease shortages
BBC

Lebanon's economic collapse has left the country dangerously short of fuel and electricity.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:23:01 GMT

German election: who is standing, what are the issues and who will win?

German election: who is standing, what are the issues and who will win?
The Guardian

Germany’s election takes places on 26 September after which Angela Merkel will stand down ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:21:17 GMT

Covid-19: France suspends 3,000 unvaccinated health workers

Covid-19: France suspends 3,000 unvaccinated health workers
BBC

The country has made Covid-19 vaccination mandatory for all healthcare and care home workers.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:08:21 GMT

France suspends 3,000 healthcare workers for failing to get jabbed against Covid – health minister

France suspends 3,000 healthcare workers for failing to get jabbed against Covid – health minister
RT

About 3,000 French healthcare workers have been temporarily dismissed on grounds they had not ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:05:07 +0000

Wikipedia blames pro-China infiltration for bans

Wikipedia blames pro-China infiltration for bans
BBC

The infiltration threatened the "very foundations of Wikipedia", BBC News is told.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:59:38 GMT

Australia: Strategic shifts led it to acquire nuclear subs

Australia: Strategic shifts led it to acquire nuclear subs
ABC News

Australia's prime minister says it has canceled a contract with France for conventional submarines ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:54:31 -0400

England care homes ‘may be forced to close’ as Covid jab deadline looms

England care homes ‘may be forced to close’ as Covid jab deadline looms
The Guardian

Government has ruled care staff must be fully vaccinated with Thursday last day for ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:49:56 GMT

Afghan diplomats stranded abroad by Taliban takeover fear for families, future

Afghan diplomats stranded abroad by Taliban takeover fear for families, future
South China Morning Post

The Taliban’s abrupt return to power has left hundreds of Afghan diplomats overseas in ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 18:49:17 +0800

Why Australia Bet the House on Lasting American Power in Asia

Why Australia Bet the House on Lasting American Power in Asia
The New York Times

Less than three years ago, Australia’s leader said his country need not choose between ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:45:49 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte declares ICC ‘no longer has jurisdiction’ over Philippines after it launches probe into his war on drugs

President Rodrigo Duterte declares ICC ‘no longer has jurisdiction’ over Philippines after it launches probe into his war on drugs
RT

Speaking via his lawyer, President Rodrigo Duterte rejected the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) probe ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:40:49 +0000

Thousands of healthcare workers suspended in France after failing to get vaccinated

Thousands of healthcare workers suspended in France after failing to get vaccinated
CNN

Around 3,000 healthcare workers have been suspended in France after failing to meet a ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:40:30 GMT

Morrison expects US to ramp up military presence in region as China slams ‘irresponsible’ defence pact

Morrison expects US to ramp up military presence in region as China slams ‘irresponsible’ defence pact
The Guardian

Beijing denounces AUKUS pact, raising question of nuclear proliferation, as Morrison expects a greater ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:34:05 GMT

It’s not all about populism: grassroots democracy is thriving across Europe | Richard Youngs

It’s not all about populism: grassroots democracy is thriving across Europe   | Richard Youngs
The Guardian

Protests, citizens’ assemblies, local referendums and mutual aid groups are pushing back against attacks ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:30:13 GMT

Covid live news: France suspends unvaccinated health workers; China has vaccinated 1bn people

Covid live news: France suspends unvaccinated health workers; China has vaccinated 1bn people
The Guardian

Thousands of unvaccinated French health workers suspended without pay; more than 70% of China’s ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:27:57 GMT

France says Biden acted like Trump as UK & US steal huge Aussie submarine deal in 'brutal, unilateral and unpredictable decision'

France says Biden acted like Trump as UK & US steal huge Aussie submarine deal in 'brutal, unilateral and unpredictable decision'
RT

France's foreign minister has spoken of his "anger" and "bitterness" and has criticized the ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:27:21 +0000

Cigarette group takes control of asthma inhaler maker

Cigarette group takes control of asthma inhaler maker
CNN

Cigarette giant Philip Morris International has taken control of UK inhaler maker Vectura despite ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:25:50 GMT

Nicholas, Big and Slow

Nicholas, Big and Slow
The New York Times

Nicholas continues dumping rain on the South.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:24:06 +0000

The Activist: reality TV show to be ‘reimagined’ as documentary after backlash

The Activist: reality TV show to be ‘reimagined’ as documentary after backlash
The Guardian

CBS says it will drop X-Factor-style competition from celebrity-fronted show after widespread criticismA reality ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:24:01 GMT

National security law: Tiananmen vigil organiser in Hong Kong to remove content, messages from website, Facebook and YouTube

National security law: Tiananmen vigil organiser in Hong Kong to remove content, messages from website, Facebook and YouTube
South China Morning Post

The group behind Hong Kong’s annual vigil marking the Tiananmen Square crackdown has said ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 18:22:18 +0800

AUKUS submarine deal will safeguard peace and security of Indo-Pacific, says UK’s Johnson

AUKUS submarine deal will safeguard peace and security of Indo-Pacific, says UK’s Johnson
RT

The British PM has hailed a pact between the UK, Australia and the US, ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:17:56 +0000

Bud Light's newest beer has zero carbs

Bud Light's newest beer has zero carbs
CNN

The newest version of Bud Light is even lighter.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:17:13 GMT

US, UK and Australia form partnership to tackle China | First Thing

US, UK and Australia form partnership to tackle China | First Thing
The Guardian

Alliance will also help Australia build nuclear submarines. Plus, Joe Biden says he has ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:16:47 GMT

China ramps up efforts to tackle plastic pollution with five-year action plan

China ramps up efforts to tackle plastic pollution with five-year action plan
South China Morning Post

China will ramp up its efforts to phase out single-use plastics, boost recycling and ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 18:14:51 +0800

Hong Kong protests: pair jailed for up to 4 years each for running explosives lab in city flat

Hong Kong protests: pair jailed for up to 4 years each for running explosives lab in city flat
South China Morning Post

Two Hong Kong students have been jailed for up to four years each for ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 18:10:45 +0800

German police detain 4 on Yom Kippur after synagogue threat

German police detain 4 on Yom Kippur after synagogue threat
ABC News

German security officials say they have detained four people who were allegedly planning to ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:04:59 -0400

Unionists’ Brexit politicking has ensured Northern Ireland has no future | Susan McKay

Unionists’ Brexit politicking has ensured Northern Ireland has no future | Susan McKay
The Guardian

The DUP thought Brexit was a chance to get a hard border back, but ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:03:43 GMT

Elton John in ‘considerable pain’ after fall, reschedules UK tour

Elton John in ‘considerable pain’ after fall, reschedules UK tour
The Guardian

Star will have operation on hip injury, and will move 22 arena dates to ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:02:51 GMT

‘Extremely irresponsible’: China slams new security pact between US, UK & Australia to arm Canberra with nuclear submarines

‘Extremely irresponsible’: China slams new security pact between US, UK & Australia to arm Canberra with nuclear submarines
RT

A new plan by the US, UK, and Australia to provide Canberra with nuclear-powered ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:02:12 +0000

The new warrant: how US police mine Google for your location and search history

The new warrant: how US police mine Google for your location and search history
The Guardian

Geofence location and keyword warrants are new law enforcement tools that have privacy experts ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:00:13 GMT

Indonesian court rules president negligent over pollution

Indonesian court rules president negligent over pollution
ABC News

Top officials neglected to fulfill citizens’ rights to clean air the court said.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 05:59:46 -0400

US general defends 'secret' phone calls with China

US general defends 'secret' phone calls with China
BBC

Gen Mark Milley allegedly phoned Beijing to "reassure" them amid concern about President Trump.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:52:44 GMT

Coronavirus: Japan overtakes US on first vaccinations; Australia trials face recognition tech to enforce quarantine

Coronavirus: Japan overtakes US on first vaccinations; Australia trials face recognition tech to enforce quarantine
South China Morning Post

Japan has given first doses of Covid-19 vaccine to 63.6 per cent of its ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 17:49:17 +0800

Nuclear submarine deal will reshape Indo-Pacific relations

Nuclear submarine deal will reshape Indo-Pacific relations
ABC News

The U.S., Britain and Australia have announced they’re forming a new security alliance that ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 05:48:01 -0400

Vladimir Putin says dozens in Kremlin inner circle have Covid

Vladimir Putin says dozens in Kremlin inner circle have Covid
The Guardian

Russian president, 68, self-isolating after announcing outbreak among members of his entourage The Russian ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:45:54 GMT

Denmark is expected to ban life prisoners from having romantic relationships

Denmark is expected to ban life prisoners from having romantic relationships
BBC

The ban comes after a 17-year-old admitted to a romantic relationship with murderer Peter ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:45:35 GMT

Reshuffle continues as Boris Johnson makes statement on US, UK and Australia military partnership – live

Reshuffle continues as Boris Johnson makes statement on US, UK and Australia military partnership – live
The Guardian

Latest updates: Boris Johnson expected to continue reshuffling junior ministers as new cabinet begins ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:42:49 GMT

Covid live news: France suspends unvaccinated health workers; Israel boosters ‘curb serious illness’

Covid live news: France suspends unvaccinated health workers; Israel boosters ‘curb serious illness’
The Guardian

Thousands of unvaccinated French health workers suspended without pay; Israel experts say data suggests ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:42:29 GMT

Members of Afghan women's youth football team arrive in Pakistan

Members of Afghan women's youth football team arrive in Pakistan
CNN

Members of Afghanistan's women's football team have arrived in neighboring Pakistan, the information minister ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:40:25 GMT

Diplomacy dialled up to 11: Australia saddles up with US as Indo-Pacific heads for cold war | Katharine Murphy

Diplomacy dialled up to 11: Australia saddles up with US as Indo-Pacific heads for cold war | Katharine Murphy
The Guardian

Australia didn’t announce the ‘forever partnership’ while Donald Trump was in the White House. ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:40:20 GMT

Biden calls Australian PM 'that fellow down under'

Biden calls Australian PM 'that fellow down under'
BBC

US President Joe Biden appeared to forget Scott Morrison's name during a video conference.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:29:45 GMT

China warns US-UK-Australia pact could ‘hurt own interests’

China warns US-UK-Australia pact could ‘hurt own interests’
The Guardian

Aukus described as ‘exclusionary’ amid French anger at scrapping of $90bn submarine deal ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:25:30 GMT

Workplace cafes can play a role in your weight loss, study finds

Workplace cafes can play a role in your weight loss, study finds
CNN

As we head back to work, we again come face to face with delicious ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:23:39 GMT

Convincing your child to leave the screens behind to exercise is hard. Here's how to do it

Convincing your child to leave the screens behind to exercise is hard. Here's how to do it
CNN

"3, 2, 1, ready or not, here I come!"

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:21:58 GMT

Chinese astronauts preparing to return to earth after 3-month mission on Tiangong space station

Chinese astronauts preparing to return to earth after 3-month mission on Tiangong space station
South China Morning Post

Three Chinese astronauts are coming home on Friday after a three-month mission to the ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 17:20:04 +0800

Jakarta residents win battle for clean air against Indonesian government

Jakarta residents win battle for clean air against Indonesian government
CNN

A Jakarta court on Thursday ruled the Indonesian government had failed to uphold citizens' ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:16:52 GMT

West Africans leaders to discuss Guinea's fate post-coup

West Africans leaders to discuss Guinea's fate post-coup
ABC News

West African regional leaders are pondering next steps to pressure Guinea's coup leaders to ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 05:16:36 -0400

China Says It Has Vaccinated 1 Billion People

China Says It Has Vaccinated 1 Billion People
The New York Times

The country stepped closer to its goal of inoculating 80 percent of its population ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:16:00 +0000

Aukus: UK, US and Australia launch pact to counter China

Aukus: UK, US and Australia launch pact to counter China
BBC

Beijing says the deal, involving nuclear-powered submarines, undermines regional peace.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:12:57 GMT

German rail operator, union agree pay deal to end strike

German rail operator, union agree pay deal to end strike
ABC News

Germany’s biggest rail operator and a labor union representing train drivers say they have ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 05:07:59 -0400

Lionel Messi's Champions League debut for PSG falls flat against Club Brugge

Lionel Messi's Champions League debut for PSG falls flat against Club Brugge
CNN

The much-hyped trio of Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé and Neymar failed to inspire Paris ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:07:18 GMT

UNICEF urges schools to completely reopen, as millions of kids’ educations still disrupted by Covid after 18 months of pandemic

UNICEF urges schools to completely reopen, as millions of kids’ educations still disrupted by Covid after 18 months of pandemic
RT

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic 18 months ago, the schools of millions ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:06:26 +0000

One million Nigerian children to miss school due to mass kidnappings, UNICEF says

One million Nigerian children to miss school due to mass kidnappings, UNICEF says
CNN

At least one million Nigerian children could miss school this year as the new ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:04:30 GMT

Police detain teenager after threat to German synagogue

Police detain teenager after threat to German synagogue
ABC News

German security officials say they have detained a teenager who was allegedly planning to ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 05:02:14 -0400

Cheney's pro-Trump opponent runs on undermining 2020 results

Cheney's pro-Trump opponent runs on undermining 2020 results
CNN

If Rep. Liz Cheney is purged from the Republican Party, it likely will be ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:02:13 GMT

U.S. and Egypt Put Improving Egypt’s Human Rights on the Agenda

U.S. and Egypt Put Improving Egypt’s Human Rights on the Agenda
The New York Times

Both countries took steps aimed at improving Egypt’s poor human rights record, but rights ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:00:27 +0000

Coronavirus outbreak in Fujian poses fresh threat to China’s troubled travel market

Coronavirus outbreak in Fujian poses fresh threat to China’s troubled travel market
South China Morning Post

A rapidly expanding outbreak of the Delta variant in China’s southeastern province of Fujian ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 17:00:17 +0800

Thousands of Afghans on American Military Bases Await Resettlement

Thousands of Afghans on American Military Bases Await Resettlement
The New York Times

Many who left the country in August are waiting for medical and security screenings ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:00:16 +0000

Anthony Hopkins’ sci-fi thriller Zero Contact gets NFT debut on Vuele with 11 blockchain-based tokens

Anthony Hopkins’ sci-fi thriller Zero Contact gets NFT debut on Vuele with 11 blockchain-based tokens
South China Morning Post

A science-fiction thriller starring Anthony Hopkins, the award-winning British actor, will become the first ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 17:00:14 +0800

‘On the right side of history’: ousted Tennessee vaccine official on mandates, myths and muzzles

‘On the right side of history’: ousted Tennessee vaccine official on mandates, myths and muzzles
The Guardian

Dr Michelle Fiscus says vaccine mandates, like seat belt laws, will get people to ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:00:13 GMT

Dennis Billups: he helped lead a long, fiery sit-in – and changed disabled lives

Dennis Billups: he helped lead a long, fiery sit-in – and changed disabled lives
The Guardian

Blinded by medical intervention as a baby, Billups became one of the leaders of ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:00:12 GMT

Indonesia president found negligent over Jakarta filthy air

Indonesia president found negligent over Jakarta filthy air
BBC

The Indonesian capital is among the worst air polluted cities in the world.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:00:06 GMT

Philippines Is Defiant as Hague Court Announces Full Drug War Inquiry

Philippines Is Defiant as Hague Court Announces Full Drug War Inquiry
The New York Times

The International Criminal Court will investigate the killings of thousands under President Rodrigo Duterte. ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:44:11 +0000

France says it has killed Islamic State leader in Greater Sahara

France says it has killed Islamic State leader in Greater Sahara
The Guardian

Emmanuel Macron claims ‘another major success’ after death of Adnan Abu Walid al-SahrawiEmmanuel Macron ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:39:30 GMT

French storms: Nine drown in choppy Mediterranean sea

French storms: Nine drown in choppy Mediterranean sea
BBC

Those who drowned in the dangerous conditions were all in their 50s, 60s and ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:39:21 GMT

Japanese Princess Mako’s boyfriend Kei Komuro set to return from US to prepare for marriage

Japanese Princess Mako’s boyfriend Kei Komuro set to return from US to prepare for marriage
South China Morning Post

Kei Komuro, the partner of Japan’s Princess Mako, plans to soon return to Japan ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:30:18 +0800

Submarine Deal Shows Australia's Big Bet on U.S.

Submarine Deal Shows Australia's Big Bet on U.S.
The New York Times

Less than three years ago, Australia’s leader said his country need not choose between ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:28:01 +0000

Is Aukus pact a power shift in Asia Pacific?

Is Aukus pact a power shift in Asia Pacific?
BBC

The agreement will increase Western presence in the region, amid concerns about China's growing ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:16:55 GMT

ISIS chief in Sahara killed by French forces, Macron says

ISIS chief in Sahara killed by French forces, Macron says
CNN

French forces have killed Adnan Abou Walid al Sahraoui, leader of the Islamic State ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:15:11 GMT

Japan's defense minister draws red line in island dispute with China

Japan's defense minister draws red line in island dispute with China
CNN

Japan is drawing a red line around an island chain also claimed by China, ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:12:56 GMT

UN chief urges 'rapid' emission cuts to curb climate change

UN chief urges 'rapid' emission cuts to curb climate change
ABC News

He is calling for “immediate, rapid and large-scale” cuts.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:11:15 -0400

Head of Islamic State in Sahara killed by French troops - Macron

Head of Islamic State in Sahara killed by French troops - Macron
BBC

President Emmanuel Macron calls the killing of Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi a "major success".

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:08:04 GMT

Hezbollah-organized fuel arrives in crisis-hit Lebanon

Hezbollah-organized fuel arrives in crisis-hit Lebanon
ABC News

A convoy of tanker trucks carrying Iranian diesel has crossed the border from Syria ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:07:31 -0400

Suspected Hong Kong triad member, critically injured in knife attack, slams into 4 vehicles while racing to Yau Ma Tei hospital

Suspected Hong Kong triad member, critically injured in knife attack, slams into 4 vehicles while racing to Yau Ma Tei hospital
South China Morning Post

A suspected Hong Kong triad member critically injured in a knife attack slammed his ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:03:42 +0800

Biden Announces Defense Deal With Australia in a Bid to Counter China

Biden Announces Defense Deal With Australia in a Bid to Counter China
The New York Times

President Biden said the United States and Britain would help Australia to deploy nuclear-powered ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:03:29 +0000

Indonesian President Found to Be Negligent Over Jakarta Pollution

Indonesian President Found to Be Negligent Over Jakarta Pollution
The New York Times

A court ruled in a lawsuit that President Joko Widodo and six other top ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:02:21 +0000

Nine bonds of Evergrande’s flagship go on restricted trading after ratings cut in latest woe to befall indebted developer

Nine bonds of Evergrande’s flagship go on restricted trading after ratings cut in latest woe to befall indebted developer
South China Morning Post

Trading restrictions were placed on nine onshore bonds sold by China Evergrande Group’s flagship ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:00:14 +0800

Russia’s Putin says ‘several dozen’ in his circle have coronavirus

Russia’s Putin says ‘several dozen’ in his circle have coronavirus
South China Morning Post

President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that dozens of people in his inner circle at ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:48:58 +0800

Sri Lanka conservationists fight elephant smuggling in court

Sri Lanka conservationists fight elephant smuggling in court
ABC News

Environmentalists fear a court order could encourage trafficking elephants.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:44:07 -0400

Australia dumps French submarine deal for US nuclear fleet

Australia dumps French submarine deal for US nuclear fleet
ABC News

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says his government decided to invest in U.S. nuclear-powered ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:29:46 -0400

Coronavirus: Indonesia in talks with WHO as it aims to become vaccine manufacturing hub

Coronavirus: Indonesia in talks with WHO as it aims to become vaccine manufacturing hub
South China Morning Post

Indonesia is in talks with the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as six ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:21:12 +0800

The Latest: China attending virtual meeting on Afghanistan

The Latest: China attending virtual meeting on Afghanistan
ABC News

China says it will attend a virtual meeting of Central and South Asian state ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:17:13 -0400

Nicki Minaj: Trinidad minister criticises rapper's vaccine tweet

Nicki Minaj: Trinidad minister criticises rapper's vaccine tweet
BBC

The singer has been accused of spreading vaccine disinformation on the social media site.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 07:05:28 GMT

North and Central America Are Driving a Hemispheric Coronavirus Surge

North and Central America Are Driving a Hemispheric Coronavirus Surge
The New York Times

Officials pointed to the coronavirus pandemic’s effects on young people in the Americas as ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:53:07 +0000

Earthquake leaves three dead and 60 injured in China's Sichuan

Earthquake leaves three dead and 60 injured in China's Sichuan
CNN

An earthquake in China's southwestern province of Sichuan left at least three people dead ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:45:22 GMT

‘He saw the panic’: the Afghan men who fell from the US jet

‘He saw the panic’: the Afghan men who fell from the US jet
The Guardian

One was a young footballer, another a dentist. Their shocking deaths haunt the families ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:30:08 GMT

‘They couldn’t come into our internal waters': Ardern responds to Aukus submarine deal – video

‘They couldn’t come into our internal waters': Ardern responds to Aukus submarine deal – video
The Guardian

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern says her country was ‘not approached’ to be ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:23:40 GMT

International court backs probe into Philippines' 'war on drugs'

International court backs probe into Philippines' 'war on drugs'
CNN

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday approved a formal investigation into ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:20:09 GMT

With eye on Iran, Israeli navy steps up Red Sea presence

With eye on Iran, Israeli navy steps up Red Sea presence
ABC News

Israel's just-retired navy chief says the military has stepped up its activities in the ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 02:18:14 -0400

With foreign funds frozen, Afghan aid groups stuck in limbo

With foreign funds frozen, Afghan aid groups stuck in limbo
ABC News

A month after the fall of Kabul, the question of how the world will ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 02:10:48 -0400

Hong Kong ferry slams into pier in Central, injuring 7 passengers

Hong Kong ferry slams into pier in Central, injuring 7 passengers
South China Morning Post

Seven commuters were injured when a Hong Kong ferry carrying 212 passengers and crew ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:04:22 +0800

Philippines will not cooperate with ICC ‘war on drugs’ probe, Duterte lawyer says

Philippines will not cooperate with ICC ‘war on drugs’ probe, Duterte lawyer says
South China Morning Post

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will not cooperate with the International Criminal Court’s probe into ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:00:39 +0800

UK aid cuts make it vital to address anti-black bias in funding | Kennedy Odede

UK aid cuts make it vital to address anti-black bias in funding | Kennedy Odede
The Guardian

Covid-19 has shown the effectiveness of local partners. If the sector is to respond ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:00:09 GMT

US vaccine mandates induce bad case of rightwing hysteria – that could worsen

US vaccine mandates induce bad case of rightwing hysteria – that could worsen
The Guardian

Joe Biden has been called ‘fascist’ and ‘tyrannical’ for his Covid prevention measures but ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:00:08 GMT

Trump's Big Lie is changing the face of American politics

Trump's Big Lie is changing the face of American politics
CNN

The Big Lie is already tainting the 2022 and 2024 elections.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 05:56:18 GMT

Coronavirus: new single-jab guidance for Hong Kong youth will open door for more face-to-face school classes

Coronavirus: new single-jab guidance for Hong Kong youth will open door for more face-to-face school classes
South China Morning Post

More Hong Kong pupils will be able to go back to school after education ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:12:43 +0800

US General Milley defends calls to Chinese during Trump presidency as effort to avoid conflict

US General Milley defends calls to Chinese during Trump presidency as effort to avoid conflict
South China Morning Post

The top United States military officer on Wednesday defended phone calls he made to ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 13:10:13 +0800

Afghanistan: former Chevening scholars accuse UK of abandoning them

Afghanistan: former Chevening scholars accuse UK of abandoning them
The Guardian

Government has prioritised rescue of current scholars but estimated 70 alumni are still in ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 05:00:08 GMT

Home Office hotels for asylum seekers ‘akin to detention centres’ – report

Home Office hotels for asylum seekers ‘akin to detention centres’ – report
The Guardian

Lawyers documented deterioration in health of asylum seekers while staying in accommodationConditions in hotels ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 05:00:08 GMT

‘Now I know love is real!’ The people who gave up on romance – then found it in lockdown

‘Now I know love is real!’ The people who gave up on romance – then found it in lockdown
The Guardian

Dating apps can be difficult and daunting at the best of times, and many ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 05:00:08 GMT

The end of furlough will lay bare Britain’s twin-speed recovery from Covid

The end of furlough will lay bare Britain’s twin-speed recovery from Covid
The Guardian

Workers in depressed sectors or regions won’t be able to plug gaps in areas ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 05:00:08 GMT

MJ Rodriguez on Pose and making Emmy history: ‘I want to play anything: trans, cis, superhero, alien’

MJ Rodriguez on Pose and making Emmy history: ‘I want to play anything: trans, cis, superhero, alien’
The Guardian

Her huge-hearted portrayal of Blanca has made Rodriguez the first trans performer to be ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 05:00:07 GMT

Food fraud and counterfeit cotton: the detectives untangling the global supply chain

Food fraud and counterfeit cotton: the detectives untangling the global supply chain
The Guardian

Amid the complex web of international trade, proving the authenticity of a product can ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 05:00:07 GMT

These 5 countries are opening up and living with Covid

These 5 countries are opening up and living with Covid
CNN

• France becomes one of world's most vaccinated countries after Covid gamble • 1 in ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:43:28 GMT

These 5 countries are opening up and living with Covid

These 5 countries are opening up and living with Covid
CNN

More than 18 months into the coronavirus pandemic, a number of countries have decided ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:36:01 GMT

China-Australia relations: Scott Morrison offers Xi Jinping ‘open invitation’ to talks after new pact with US, UK

China-Australia relations: Scott Morrison offers Xi Jinping ‘open invitation’ to talks after new pact with US, UK
South China Morning Post

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday extended an “open invitation” for talks with ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 12:30:45 +0800

Victoria Covid-19 update: Dan Andrews eases some restrictions as state records 514 cases – video

Victoria Covid-19 update: Dan Andrews eases some restrictions as state records 514 cases – video
The Guardian

Victorian premier Daniel Andrews has confirmed there have been 514 new locally-acquired Covid-19 cases. ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:27:39 GMT

‘Cold war mentality’: China criticises US-UK-Australia submarine pact

‘Cold war mentality’: China criticises US-UK-Australia submarine pact
The Guardian

Embassy in Washington calls Aukus an ‘exclusionary’ bloc, as France voices anger at scrapping ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:21:58 GMT

Hawaii's famous Haiku Stairs will likely be removed

Hawaii's famous Haiku Stairs will likely be removed
CNN

Hawaii's famous Haiku Stairs, sometimes called the Stairway to Heaven, are likely to be ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:19:57 GMT

Students fight back against a book ban that has a Pennsylvania community divided

Students fight back against a book ban that has a Pennsylvania community divided
CNN

Students in a southern Pennsylvania school district are battling the latest example of panic ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:10:26 GMT

Trump's Big Lie is changing the face of American politics

Trump's Big Lie is changing the face of American politics
CNN

The Big Lie is already tainting the 2022 and 2024 elections.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:09:01 GMT

Israel's new plan is to 'shrink,' not solve, the Palestinian conflict. Here's what that looks like

Israel's new plan is to 'shrink,' not solve, the Palestinian conflict. Here's what that looks like
CNN

The new Israeli government that toppled long-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this summer is ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:05:57 GMT

France warns ‘Aukus’ alliance threatens security partnerships in Indo-Pacific

France warns ‘Aukus’ alliance threatens security partnerships in Indo-Pacific
South China Morning Post

France is frustrated at being left out of a new security alliance between the ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 12:03:02 +0800

Chiang Mai, Thailand's gateway to the north, struggles in absence of international tourists

Chiang Mai, Thailand's gateway to the north, struggles in absence of international tourists
CNN

Prior to the pandemic, Chiang Mai received around four million international visitors a year, ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:02:34 GMT

Here are 5 countries that are opening up and living with Covid

Here are 5 countries that are opening up and living with Covid
CNN

More than 18 months into the coronavirus pandemic, a number of countries have decided ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:01:51 GMT

Gabby Petito: Police hunt woman missing from trip with fiancé

Gabby Petito: Police hunt woman missing from trip with fiancé
BBC

Police say the boyfriend of 22-year-old Gabby Petito is a person of interest in ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:01:44 GMT

First Chinese firm wins contract for Russian floating nuclear power project

First Chinese firm wins contract for Russian floating nuclear power project
South China Morning Post

A Chinese firm has been given a contract to help build a Russian floating ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 12:00:19 +0800

I left a dream job to be closer to my autistic twin

I left a dream job to be closer to my autistic twin
The Guardian

The pandemic has forced many of us to rethink our lives, not least of ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 04:00:06 GMT

Dr Fauci weighs in on Nicki Minaj’s Covid-19 vaccine ‘swollen testicles’ claim

Dr Fauci weighs in on Nicki Minaj’s Covid-19 vaccine ‘swollen testicles’ claim
South China Morning Post

Dr Anthony Fauci has debunked Nicki Minaj’s controversial comments about the Covid-19 vaccine.The United ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:57:06 +0800

Australia news live update: Morrison says submarine deal marks ‘new era’; NSW records 1,351 Covid cases and 12 deaths; picnics to return in Melbourne

Australia news live update: Morrison says submarine deal marks ‘new era’; NSW records 1,351 Covid cases and 12 deaths; picnics to return in Melbourne
The Guardian

Paul Keating slams submarine deal, warning of US-China tensions; Australian nuclear-powered submarines will be ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:51:43 GMT

Australia buys US nuclear subs due to changed security needs

Australia buys US nuclear subs due to changed security needs
ABC News

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says his government decided to invest in U.S. nuclear-powered ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:37:01 -0400

UN warns unchecked AI & machine-learning tech can ‘violate human rights, damage lives’ as it calls for safeguards against abuse

UN warns unchecked AI & machine-learning tech can ‘violate human rights, damage lives’ as it calls for safeguards against abuse
RT

The UN’s human rights chief has called for a moratorium on the use of ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:24:28 +0000

Woodward’s Book on Trump Describes General's Secret Calls to China

Woodward’s Book on Trump Describes General's Secret Calls to China
The New York Times

In a sign of his concerns, the nation’s highest-ranking military officer also gathered commanders ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:20:37 +0000

TikTok faces probes in EU over transferring data to China and processing children’s information

TikTok faces probes in EU over transferring data to China and processing children’s information
South China Morning Post

TikTok’s lead data privacy regulator in the European Union has opened two inquiries into ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:09:06 +0800

Aukus submarines banned from New Zealand as pact exposes divide with western allies

Aukus submarines banned from New Zealand as pact exposes divide with western allies
The Guardian

Experts say Aukus military deal underlines Australia’s increasingly close alignment with the US on ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 02:56:11 GMT

‘Decisive blow’: French forces kill Isis leader in Sahara

‘Decisive blow’: French forces kill Isis leader in Sahara
South China Morning Post

France’s president announced the death of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara’s leader, calling ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:51:41 +0800

This Is Life in Rural Afghanistan After the Taliban Takeover

This Is Life in Rural Afghanistan After the Taliban Takeover
The New York Times

Since the Taliban takeover, much of Afghanistan’s countryside has seen a big drop in ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 02:42:12 +0000

Struggle for Control of Afghanistan Comes to K Street

Struggle for Control of Afghanistan Comes to K Street
The New York Times

Ahmad Massoud, a leading figure in the resistance to Taliban rule, hired a lobbyist ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 02:39:18 +0000

‘Despicable’: Sydney police stop Muslim mourners from watching funerals from cars

‘Despicable’: Sydney police stop Muslim mourners from watching funerals from cars
The Guardian

NSW police say people were in breach of public health orders as four men ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 02:34:34 GMT

Rare photos show the early years of NASA's space shuttle era

Rare photos show the early years of NASA's space shuttle era
CNN

NASA's first space shuttle was meant to be named Constitution -- a nod to ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 02:28:24 GMT

Former Theranos lab worker details concerns about company's ability to conduct blood tests

Former Theranos lab worker details concerns about company's ability to conduct blood tests
CNN

Erika Cheung, a former Theranos lab worker turned whistleblower, testified Wednesday during the trial ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 02:28:07 GMT

Afghanistan: Ashraf Ghani’s exit scuttled Taliban power sharing chance – US envoy

Afghanistan: Ashraf Ghani’s exit scuttled Taliban power sharing chance – US envoy
The Guardian

Zalmay Khalilzad says militants agreed not to enter Kabul and to discuss future government ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 02:25:50 GMT

North Korea says it tested rail-launched ballistic missiles

North Korea says it tested rail-launched ballistic missiles
ABC News

North Korea said it successfully launched ballistic missiles from a train for the first ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 22:18:17 -0400

North Korea Fires 2 Ballistic Missiles as Arms Rivalry Mounts

North Korea Fires 2 Ballistic Missiles as Arms Rivalry Mounts
The New York Times

The launch on Wednesday was the country’s first ballistic missile test in six months, ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 02:16:22 +0000

Earthquake shakes China’s Sichuan province, killing 2 and injuring 59

Earthquake shakes China’s Sichuan province, killing 2 and injuring 59
South China Morning Post

Two people are dead and 59 injured after a magnitude 6 earthquake shook Luxian ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:13:29 +0800

Liz Truss is the UK’s new foreign minister. Here are her views on China, US and EU

Liz Truss is the UK’s new foreign minister. Here are her views on China, US and EU
South China Morning Post

Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed Liz Truss as foreign minister on Wednesday, only the ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:10:25 +0800

Delta outbreak in China’s Fujian puts more than 50 children in isolation

Delta outbreak in China’s Fujian puts more than 50 children in isolation
South China Morning Post

Covid-19 infections in China’s southeastern province of Fujian have topped 200 as 48 new ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:08:49 +0800

Wuhan lab’s US partner embroiled in research funding debate as Covid-19 ‘lab leak’ row rages on

Wuhan lab’s US partner embroiled in research funding debate as Covid-19 ‘lab leak’ row rages on
South China Morning Post

EcoHealth Alliance, a non-profit research group based in New York that studies the spread ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 10:00:22 +0800

Alberta leader apologizes, imposes restrictions and passport

Alberta leader apologizes, imposes restrictions and passport
ABC News

The leader of the Canadian province of Alberta is apologizing for his handling of ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:42:31 -0400

‘Generation frozen out’: New Zealand house prices soar despite government reform

‘Generation frozen out’: New Zealand house prices soar despite government reform
The Guardian

Experts say it’s too soon to say whether measures have failed entirely but it’s ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 01:40:26 GMT

Study of Covid Booster Shot Benefits Fans Debate Over Extra Doses

Study of Covid Booster Shot Benefits Fans Debate Over Extra Doses
The New York Times

Independent experts, including government scientists, were skeptical of the research from Israel, which included ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 01:35:00 +0000

‘Study Newsom’s playbook’: what Democrats – and Republicans – can learn from California’s recall

‘Study Newsom’s playbook’: what Democrats – and Republicans – can learn from California’s recall
The Guardian

Governor’s strategy could help Democrats in some states but also offers them a warningIt ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 01:24:04 GMT

France says it has killed Islamic State leader in Greater Sahara, Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi

France says it has killed Islamic State leader in Greater Sahara, Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi
The Guardian

Emmanuel Macron claims ‘major success’ against Sahrawi’s group, which has been blamed for killing ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 01:22:40 GMT

Cold war echoes as Aukus alliance focuses on China deterrence

Cold war echoes as Aukus alliance focuses on China deterrence
The Guardian

Analysis: military alliance is more wide-ranging than Five Eyes agreement and may come ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 01:20:11 GMT

France says head of Islamic State in Sahara has been killed

France says head of Islamic State in Sahara has been killed
ABC News

France's president says the head of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara has ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:18:46 -0400

Japan's defense minister draws red line in island dispute with China

Japan's defense minister draws red line in island dispute with China
CNN

Japan is drawing a red line around an island chain also claimed by China, ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 01:17:17 GMT

Draft of Cuba's new family code opens door for gay marriage

Draft of Cuba's new family code opens door for gay marriage
ABC News

Cuba has released the draft of a new family code that would allow same-sex ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:09:46 -0400

French Forces Kill an ISIS Leader in Sahara, Macron Says

French Forces Kill an ISIS Leader in Sahara, Macron Says
The New York Times

Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahraoui’s group claimed responsibility for an attack that killed four U.S. ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 01:00:45 +0000

Could turmoil in Afghanistan give Iran a chance to join the SCO?

Could turmoil in Afghanistan give Iran a chance to join the SCO?
South China Morning Post

The turmoil in Afghanistan could improve Iran’s prospects of joining a China-backed security grouping ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:00:15 +0800

Bitcoin protests in El Salvador against cryptocurrency as legal tender

Bitcoin protests in El Salvador against cryptocurrency as legal tender
BBC

The demonstrators burn Bitcoin machines, a week after the cryptocurrency became legal tender.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:55:53 GMT

SpaceX launches world’s first ‘amateur astronaut’ crew to orbit Earth

SpaceX launches world’s first ‘amateur astronaut’ crew to orbit Earth
The Guardian

Launch marks biggest advancement so far in space tourism as Elon Musk’s company conducts ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:41:17 GMT

France ‘regrets’ AUKUS nuclear submarine deal that scuttled its multi-billion ‘contract of century’ with Australia

France ‘regrets’ AUKUS nuclear submarine deal that scuttled its multi-billion ‘contract of century’ with Australia
RT

A new plan to equip Australia with nuclear-powered submarines using US and UK technology ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:33:24 +0000

Citibank posts US$41.1 million windfall from selling a Hong Kong outlet, in a sign that commercial property market is bottoming out

Citibank posts US$41.1 million windfall from selling a Hong Kong outlet, in a sign that commercial property market is bottoming out
South China Morning Post

Citibank sold a shop in Hong Kong’s Central business district at a profit of ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:30:15 +0800

Best thing about Hong Kong’s electoral reforms? They strike a blow against crony capitalism

Best thing about Hong Kong’s electoral reforms? They strike a blow against crony capitalism
South China Morning Post

The conventional wisdom is that the Hong Kong people have been totally disenfranchised in ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:30:09 +0800

SpaceX sends all-civilian crew on orbital mission

SpaceX sends all-civilian crew on orbital mission
South China Morning Post

SpaceX’s first private flight blasted off Wednesday night with two contest winners, a health ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:28:09 +0800

A Covid Referendum

A Covid Referendum
The New York Times

California voters rejected the attempt to remove Gov. Gavin Newsom from office.

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:08:04 +0000

Biden Announces Defense Deal With Australia in a Bid to Counter China

Biden Announces Defense Deal With Australia in a Bid to Counter China
The New York Times

President Biden said the United States and Britain would help Australia to deploy nuclear-powered ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:07:14 +0000

Hong Kong elections: is Macau a harbinger of city’s political future? Only 2 opposition faces in local polls for 1,500-strong Election Committee

Hong Kong elections: is Macau a harbinger of city’s political future? Only 2 opposition faces in local polls for 1,500-strong Election Committee
South China Morning Post

In the second of our three-part series on the Election Committee polls this Sunday, ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:00:24 +0800

French storms: Seven drown in choppy Mediterranean

French storms: Seven drown in choppy Mediterranean
BBC

The waters of the Mediterranean were stirred up by storms and high winds.

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:56:22 GMT

French special forces ‘neutralize’ terrorist leader of Islamic State’s Greater Sahara cell, Macron says

French special forces ‘neutralize’ terrorist leader of Islamic State’s Greater Sahara cell, Macron says
RT

The commander of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara was killed in a ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:51:52 +0000

Man behind world’s biggest source of child abuse imagery is jailed for 27 years

Man behind world’s biggest source of child abuse imagery is jailed for 27 years
The Guardian

Investigators found what appeared to be more 8.5 million images and videos on dark ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:43:58 GMT

Bolsonaro’s Ban on Removing Social Media Posts Is Overturned in Brazil

Bolsonaro’s Ban on Removing Social Media Posts Is Overturned in Brazil
The New York Times

President Jair Bolsonaro had issued rules forbidding social networks from removing many posts that ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:39:45 +0000

Twitter LOCKS OUT Nicki Minaj after Trinidad govt denies vaccine links to ‘swollen testicles’ LIVE ON TV

Twitter LOCKS OUT Nicki Minaj after Trinidad govt denies vaccine links to ‘swollen testicles’ LIVE ON TV
RT

Rapper Nicki Minaj says she ended up in “Twitter jail” after starting an internet ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:36:47 +0000

Chinese tourists sue Utah after deadly bus crash

Chinese tourists sue Utah after deadly bus crash
South China Morning Post

The state of Utah did not do enough to make sure a remote highway ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 07:23:18 +0800

Why Anderson didn't want to be associated with Vanderbilt legacy

Why Anderson didn't want to be associated with Vanderbilt legacy
CNN

Anderson Cooper explains his early hesitation with his Vanderbilt family roots. Watch Anderson Cooper ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:19:05 GMT

Mangrove forests: Photography winners show beauty of ecosystems

Mangrove forests: Photography winners show beauty of ecosystems
BBC

The Mangrove Photography Award winners show unique ecosystems above and below the waterline.

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:16:38 GMT

Ros Atkins on... why people are using a horse drug

Ros Atkins on... why people are using a horse drug
BBC

Ivermectin is being used by some to treat Covid-19, despite the benefits being unproven.

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:12:14 GMT

The homemakers breaking taboos on Instagram

The homemakers breaking taboos on Instagram
BBC

Vasanti, Ritu and Pradnya, who have overcome huge challenges, now find joy performing on ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:06:58 GMT

On the trail of fake medicine smugglers in Benin

On the trail of fake medicine smugglers in Benin
BBC

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there’s been an increase in counterfeit drugs around ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:04:37 GMT

Canadian prairie ranchers struggle with drought conditions

Canadian prairie ranchers struggle with drought conditions
BBC

Amid a severe drought in the Prairies, some ranchers are trying to find ways ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:04:28 GMT

Canada election: Lytton fire puts village at centre of debate

Canada election: Lytton fire puts village at centre of debate
BBC

A village in western Canada recorded the country's highest-ever temperature. The next day it ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 23:03:37 GMT

Labor rank and file angry at ‘captain’s pick’ for preselection of Joel Fitzgibbon’s key Hunter seat

Labor rank and file angry at ‘captain’s pick’ for preselection of Joel Fitzgibbon’s key Hunter seat
The Guardian

Party facing internal backlash as leader Anthony Albanese backs five time Olympian and coalminer ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 22:52:30 GMT

UK, US and Australia launch pact to counter China

UK, US and Australia launch pact to counter China
BBC

The partnership will enable Australia to build nuclear-powered submarines for the first time.

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 22:47:28 GMT

Cho Yong-gi, South Korean Megachurch Leader, Dies at 85

Cho Yong-gi, South Korean Megachurch Leader, Dies at 85
The New York Times

His mammoth Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul symbolized the explosive growth of the ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 22:44:59 +0000

North Korea’s missile launch was test of railway-borne system to strike ‘threatening forces’

North Korea’s missile launch was test of railway-borne system to strike ‘threatening forces’
South China Morning Post

The missiles fired by North Korea on Wednesday were a test of a new ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:41:01 +0800

Afghanistan: Taliban deputy denies reports of leadership row in new video

Afghanistan: Taliban deputy denies reports of leadership row in new video
BBC

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar had disappeared from view amid reports of a row between ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 22:25:59 GMT

Pope Francis Weighs In on Calls to Deny Communion to Biden Over Abortion

Pope Francis Weighs In on Calls to Deny Communion to Biden Over Abortion
The New York Times

“What must the pastor do?” Francis said when a reporter asked him about the ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 22:25:40 +0000

In Catalonia Secession Talks, 2 Leaders in Spain Try to Bridge Divide

In Catalonia Secession Talks, 2 Leaders in Spain Try to Bridge Divide
The New York Times

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of Spain met with the leader of Catalonia in an ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 22:16:51 +0000

Commentary: Delta is forcing Australia to make hard choices it was spared earlier

Commentary: Delta is forcing Australia to make hard choices it was spared earlier
CNA

When COVID-19 first came around, Australians were willing to give up freedoms to save lives. ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:12:00 +0800

Pentagon, White House mobilize defense of Milley amid criticism over China calls

Pentagon, White House mobilize defense of Milley amid criticism over China calls
CNN

The defense of the top US military official kicked into gear across Washington Wednesday ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 22:11:19 GMT

Watch in full: Biden, Johnson and Morrison announce nuclear-powered submarine deal – video

Watch in full: Biden, Johnson and Morrison announce nuclear-powered submarine deal – video
The Guardian

The US, the UK and Australia have announced they are setting up a trilateral ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 22:09:44 GMT

Chinese mining firms told to stop work and leave Democratic Republic of Congo

Chinese mining firms told to stop work and leave Democratic Republic of Congo
South China Morning Post

China has ordered its companies that broke laws and environmental standards in the Democratic ...

  • Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:00:15 +0800

Biden: This alliance allows us to meet threats of today and tomorrow

Biden: This alliance allows us to meet threats of today and tomorrow
CNN

President Biden talks about the new effort to help Australia acquire nuclear-powered submarines, a ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:56:59 GMT

Australia news live: government agrees to nuclear-powered submarine deal with US and UK – live updates

Australia news live: government agrees to nuclear-powered submarine deal with US and UK – live updates
The Guardian

The Morrison government has entered into a security agreement that throws a previous $90bn ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:52:35 GMT

Nicki Minaj claim that Covid vaccine can cause impotence dismissed by Trinidad and Tobago

Nicki Minaj claim that Covid vaccine can cause impotence dismissed by Trinidad and Tobago
The Guardian

Minister says health officials found no evidence that any patient reported such side effects: ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:51:45 GMT

Another grim US milestone: 1 in 500 US residents has died of Covid-19

Another grim US milestone: 1 in 500 US residents has died of Covid-19
CNN

The United States has reached another grim milestone in its fight against the devastating ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:51:36 GMT

Biden to Announce National Security Initiative

Biden to Announce National Security Initiative
The New York Times

President Biden said the United States and Britain will help Australia to deploy nuclear-powered ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:49:41 +0000

US forges security partnership with UK and Australia to counter China – live

US forges security partnership with UK and Australia to counter China – live
The Guardian

Biden joins PMs of UK and Australia for rare joint virtual addressBiden has ‘complete ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:49:18 GMT

Brazil's top court suspends vote on Indigenous land rights

Brazil's top court suspends vote on Indigenous land rights
ABC News

A Brazilian Supreme Court Justice has requested additional time to review a controversial ruling that could ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 17:46:15 -0400

Covid-19: Pope puzzled about vaccine hesitancy in the Church

Covid-19: Pope puzzled about vaccine hesitancy in the Church
BBC

Pope Francis says most people at the Vatican are vaccinated except for a "small ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:38:53 GMT

UK, US and Australia launch landmark security pact

UK, US and Australia launch landmark security pact
BBC

The three nations agree to share advanced technologies, including nuclear-powered submarine know-how.

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:38:36 GMT

Covid live: thousands of unvaccinated French health workers face suspension; Italy ‘green pass’ to be mandatory in private sector

Covid live: thousands of unvaccinated French health workers face suspension; Italy ‘green pass’ to be mandatory in private sector
The Guardian

French health workers face suspension without pay from Wednesday; Italy set to make a ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:35:18 GMT

North Korea says it successfully tested ‘RAILWAY-borne missile’ in latest launch – state media 

North Korea says it successfully tested ‘RAILWAY-borne missile’ in latest launch – state media 
RT

North Korea’s armed forces tested out a new “railway-borne missile system,” which traveled some ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:33:05 +0000

Pentagon Asks Personnel to Report Any Symptoms of Mysterious Ailments

Pentagon Asks Personnel to Report Any Symptoms of Mysterious Ailments
The New York Times

The episodes, known as Havana syndrome, have left spies, diplomats, soldiers and others with ...

  • Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:26:06 +0000