Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020
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Ai Weiwei: Hong Kong on course to become Chinese province
Sky, 30 Jul 2020
The artist and human rights activist Ai Weiwei has issued a stark warning over Hong Kong, saying it's on course to become 'another province in China'.
Speaking to Sky News, he warned the situation there is precarious and fears that any freedom of speech and human rights will be "very heavily restricted" under Chinese laws.
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Trump says Kamala Harris was "nasty" to Joe Biden in debates
CBS, 12 Aug 2020
President Trump brought back one of his famous descriptions from the 2016 campaign, calling Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris "nasty." "She was very disrespec...
Ilhan Omar faces challenge in Minnesota primary
AP, 12 Aug 2020
Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, is fighting to keep her seat in Minnesota's 5th Congressional District on Tuesday.
Donald Trump: Moderna To Manufacture, Deliver 100 million Doses Coronavirus Vaccine | NBC News NOW
NBC, 12 Aug 2020
President Trump announced that Moderna will manufacture and deliver over 100 million doses of their coronavirus vaccine candidate.
Biden VP pick: Kamala Harris chosen as running mate
BBC, 12 Aug 2020
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has named Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate - the first black woman and Asian American in the role.
Desperate for basics, Venezuelans tap well
Reuters, 12 Aug 2020
Caracas residents are taking matters into their own hands in their fight to survive amid a lack of basic essential services...
President Trump reacts to Kamala Harris as Joe Biden's VP on ballot, calls her "mean"
CA, 12 Aug 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he was surprised Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden chose Sen.
Trump torches Kamala Harris calling her a 'liar' during press conference
FOX, 12 Aug 2020
President Trump reacts to presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's selection of Sen.
Trump says 'surprised' at Biden's pick of 'poorly' performing Harris
AFP, 12 Aug 2020
US President Donald Trump says he's "surprised" Joe Biden has picked Kamala Harris to be his running mate in November's presidential election.
Watch SE Cupp's reaction to Biden's VP pick.
CNN, 12 Aug 2020
After months of speculation, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden revealed that Sen.
Can France defeat armed groups in the Sahel? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 12 Aug 2020
Can France defeat armed groups in the Sahel? Niger has struggled to cope with years of attacks by armed groups.
WATCH LIVE: Vice President Pence delivers remarks at Arizona Police Association event
PBS, 12 Aug 2020
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How to make coronavirus skeptics believe what they can't see | COVID-19 Special
DW, 11 Aug 2020
The novel coronavirus has already killed hundreds of thousands of people around the world, changing the way we work, and whom we can meet.
Minsk Unrest | Day and night of protests in Belarusian capital
RT, 11 Aug 2020
As mass demonstrations over the results of the presidential election continue, Minsk has seen a massive presence of riot police squads marching through the streets in combat for...
BREAKING: Debenhams to cut 2,500 jobs
Sky, 11 Aug 2020
Department store Debenhams plans to cut 2,500 jobs due to the company struggling from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus: should the furlough scheme be extended?
FT, 11 Aug 2020
Chancellor Rishi Sunak is under pressure to extend the government's furlough scheme beyond its October cut-off point as job losses soar, and parts of the UK enter a second lockd...
German zoo turns poo into profit during lockdown
Telegraph, 11 Aug 2020
Lion fans might not be able to visit Krone zoo, but now they can buy big cat droppings instead.
Live: News briefing on Hong Kong Legislative Council arrangements for next year
CGTN, 11 Aug 2020
Andrew Leung, president of #HongKong Special Administrative Region's
Trump escorted from briefing after shooting near White House
CD, 11 Aug 2020
President Donald #Trump was abruptly escorted by a #US secret
Niger attack: France sets terror probe following killings
FRANCE24, 11 Aug 2020
Troops in Niger backed by French air power launched a hunt Monday for the killers of eight people, six of them French nationals, as prosecutors in Paris announced a terror inves...
India’s largest crocodile park in trouble due to coronavirus lockdowns
SCMP, 11 Aug 2020
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube India’s largest crocodile park, the Madras Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, could be runnin...