Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021
Focus on the big picture
A $2,500 Book on U.S. Decline Suddenly a Must-Read in China
Bloomberg, 14 Jan 2021
Jan.13 -- After chaos engulfed the U.S. Capitol, some Chinese intellectuals found themselves searching for copies of an out-of-print book to make sense of the ...
Forest fires, logging create big crisis in Australia
Al Jazeera, 27 Jan 2021
New evidence shows forest fires, logging and land clearance are creating an environmental crisis in Australia.
30 years of civil war in Somalia
BBC, 27 Jan 2021
Somalia is marking 30 years of ongoing conflict since the government of President Siad Barre collapsed in January 1991.
Nissan says new models to be electrified by early 2030s
Reuters, 27 Jan 2021
Nissan Motor said on Wednesday all its “new vehicle offerings” in key markets would be electrified by the early 2030s, as part of the Japanese automaker’s efforts to achieve car...
Macron welcomes Mali's stand-in president Bah Ndaw to Paris
AFP, 27 Jan 2021
Emmanuel Macron welcomes Mali's transitional president Bah Ndaw for a lunch at the Elysée Palace during his first visit to France since he took office on 25 September following ...
Questions Rise After Chinese Database With Covid Research Removed For ‘Security Reasons’
NBC, 27 Jan 2021
NBC News confirmed that a database containing important Covid-19 research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology was taken down last spring.
French NGOs threaten class-action suit over racial profiling by police
FRANCE24, 27 Jan 2021
A group of #NGOs on Wednesday threatened the French state with a class-action #lawsuit over racial profiling by the #police during ID checks, a longstanding complaint among Fren...
Building a more sustainable food system with AI Food Revolution
FT, 27 Jan 2021
A host of new innovations using artificial intelligence are boosting our potential to create a healthier, more sustainable food system.
Live: Crescent-shaped lake surrounded by desert in NW China – Ep. 9
CGTN, 27 Jan 2021
Crescent Lake, also known as Yueya Spring, is a crescent-shaped lake surrounded by desert, six kilometers south of #Dunhuang in Gansu Province, northwestern China.
Russian President Putin speaks at virtual WEF Davos Agenda week [PART 2]
RT, 27 Jan 2021
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On This Day: 27 January 2002
AP, 27 Jan 2021
In 2002, Harry Potter was introduced to children in Beijing, at a special screening of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone." (Jan.
Indonesia’s coronavirus cases surpass 1 million as country continues mass Covid-19 vaccinations
SCMP, 27 Jan 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Indonesia’s coronavirus case toll surpassed 1 million on January 26, 2021, after the country repo...
HS2 protesters dig 100ft tunnel under London park
Guardian, 27 Jan 2021
HS2 Rebellion say they are ready to occupy space under Euston Square Gardens to stop it being sold off.
Majid Al Futtaim's Bejjani Pledges Sustainability
Bloomberg, 27 Jan 2021
Jan.27 -- Majid Al Futtaim Chief Executive Officer Alain Bejjani discusses the company's pledge to sustainability.
Live: Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer face off at PMQs
ITV, 27 Jan 2021
Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer go head-to-head, a day after the UK passed the grim milestone of 100000 coronavirus deaths.
Lindsey Graham: 'Illegitimate' impeachment process is a 'danger to democracy'
FOX, 27 Jan 2021
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC, joins 'Hannity' to discuss legal discrepancies in Trump's pending Senate trial.
Did AstraZeneca mislead the European Union?
DW, 27 Jan 2021
The European Union's heath commissioner has said AstraZeneca's delay in delivering COVID-19 vaccines is "not acceptable." The EU paid €336 million for guaranteed orders and is a...
Holocaust Memorial Day: Remembering the victims of all genocides
Sky, 27 Jan 2021
Holocaust Memorial Day is dedicated to the millions of people, including six million Jews, who were murdered under Nazi rule during the Second World War and this year, its scope...
I stayed in a quarantine hotel for over 10 days - here's what it's really like
Telegraph, 27 Jan 2021
Britons in up to 30 countries will have to pay for hotel quarantine if they return to the UK to prevent new Covid variants reaching this country from South Africa and South Amer...
How Russia's TikTok generation are poised to take on Putin
CNN, 27 Jan 2021
Supporters of Russia's opposition leader Alexey Navalny gear up for more protests as the nation's youth grow more empowered to speak up against President Vladimir Putin.
“Uygur is my mother tongue.” said Tursonnissar, who graduated from the education and training center
CD, 27 Jan 2021
Uygur is my mother tongue. I shall never forget it. Learning