Saturday, Jan 29, 2022
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A million children at risk of hunger as Afghan winter bites
BBC, 12 Jan 2022
The onset of a harsh winter in Afghanistan is deepening the economic crisis there.
International sanctions have severely disrupted the economy since the Taliban takeover in August 2021
The collapse of the previous Afghan government and withdrawal of western support has led to soaring unemployment with many people unable to feed their families or heat their homes.
The United Nations says more than half the population are in need of humanitarian assistance and a million children are at risk of severe malnututrition.
Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Quentin Sommerville in Afghanistan.
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Djokovic made honorary citizen of Montenegrin town
Reuters, 29 Jan 2022
Novak Djokovic received a warm welcome in Montenegro's coastal town of Budva where he was made an honorary citizen by the local mayor #NovakDjokovic #News #Reuters Subscribe: ht...
Russia says it does not want war over Ukraine; Biden considering financial sanctions
CBS, 29 Jan 2022
Russia says it does not want a war over Ukraine, but it warns it will defend its interests.
Trump at odds with preferred candidates over Covid-19 vaccines
CNN, 29 Jan 2022
Some candidates who have been endorsed by Donald Trump are actively campaigning against the efficacy of Covid-19 vaccines despite the former president’s pro-vaccine stance.
Mothers of suspected jihadists want them repatriated to Morocco
AFP, 29 Jan 2022
Members of the national coordination of families of Moroccans detained and stranded in Syria and Iraq, who are accused of travelling to join the Islamic State (IS) group, hold a...
Pittsburgh bridge collapses ahead of Biden visit to highlight infrastructure needs
CA, 29 Jan 2022
A two-lane bridge in Pittsburgh collapsed on Friday hours ahead of a planned visit by U.S.
NATO: Ready for diplomacy, 'prepared for the worst'
AP, 29 Jan 2022
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance continues to work hard for a diplomatic solution to the escalating crisis with Russia over Ukraine, but is "prepared fo...
Ukraine City Braces for Possible Russian Invasion
NYT, 29 Jan 2022
Flanked by rebel combatants and Russian forces to the east and Russian ships to the south, Mariupol is one place where President Vladimir Putin’s forces could attack first, or s...
Morning News NOW Full Broadcast - Jan. 28
NBC, 29 Jan 2022
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer officially announces his
US ignored Russia's security concerns, Vladimir Putin says
BBC, 28 Jan 2022
President Vladimir Putin has told his French counterpart that the West has ignored Russia's security concerns, amid fears Russia could invade Ukraine.
WATCH: All the justices who served with Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court | #Shorts
PBS, 28 Jan 2022
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, who on Jan. 27 announced his intent to retire in the coming months, was appointed to the court in 1994.
Are classrooms in the U.S. being turned into battlefields? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 28 Jan 2022
Critical Race Theory is already a big issue for school boards and is likely to play a part in upcoming midterm elections.
Mike Pompeo: Biden’s allowed Putin to get the upper hand
FOX, 28 Jan 2022
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells ‘America’s Newsroom’ that Putin is using ‘coercion’ and ‘force’ to ‘take what he wants’ amid Ukraine-Russia tensions.
China's zero-COVID policy poses challenge for manufacturers and supply chains
DW, 28 Jan 2022
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said that China's economic recovery is well advanced but imbalanced due to weak consumption.
Beijing's Olympic 'bubble' makes a slightly surreal experience • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 28 Jan 2022
The #WinterOlympics will be held in a strict "closed loop" bubble that separates everyone involved in the #Games from the wider Chinese population in a bid to reduce the risk of...
Cost of a pint could reach £7 in London
Sky, 28 Jan 2022
Industry experts say a mixture of rising inflation, supply chain issues and high labour costs means pint prices may be set to soar.
How do people think of the rise of domestic products in 2021?
CGTN, 28 Jan 2022
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2022-01-28/How-do-people-think-of-the-rise-of-domestic-products-in-2021--17bZMPMwLBK/index.html In 2021, China's domestic brands achieved a ...
Angel Lynn: footage shows moment teenager is kidnapped by then boyfriend
Guardian, 28 Jan 2022
CCTV footage released by Leicestershire police shows the moment Angel Lynn, 19, was kidnapped by her then boyfriend before she fell from a van on to a dual carriageway near Loug...
Ben Shapiro: Joe Biden’s conspiracy theories are tearing America apart
Telegraph, 28 Jan 2022
This historically unpopular President is incompetent, conspiratorial and divisive.
German Govt Tries to Forgo International Obligations | Lavrov on RT DE Ban
RT, 28 Jan 2022
Russian FM Lavrov comments on the YouTube ban of RT DE in Germany during his in-depth interview on international affairs #news #RTDE #Lavrov ------------------------------------...
‘Snowboarding makes me feel young,’ says 60-year-old Chinese man
SCMP, 28 Jan 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A 60-year-old man in northern China’s Jilin province has some impressive snowboarding skills.