Thursday, Mar 04, 2021
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AMAN-2021 | Naval forces of Iran & Russia kick off joint drill in Indian Ocean
RT, 17 Feb 2021
Russia’s navy ships have arrived in Pakistan to take part in the multinational exercise AMAN-2021. The drills are expected to see China and several NATO nations in attendance.
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Protests, mourning as world condemns Myanmar crackdown
Al Jazeera, 04 Mar 2021
Protesters are back on the streets across Myanmar, after 38 people were killed in the most violent day of the military government's crackdown.
Live: Natural beauty – China's widest waterfall – Ep. 5
CGTN, 04 Mar 2021
Nuorilang Waterfall is located in Jiuzhaigou County, southwest China's Sichuan Province.
CBSN Originals | The Right's Fight to Make America a Christian Nation
CBS, 04 Mar 2021
Freedom of religion is enshrined in the U.S. Constitution. But the role that religious beliefs should play in public life has never been more contentious.
Gingrich: Democrats 'sprint to radicalism' before they lose House in 2022
FOX, 04 Mar 2021
Former House Speaker says Democrats are trying to create an 'alternate
In ruins | 6.3 earthquake wreaks havoc in Thessaly
RT, 04 Mar 2021
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit central Greece destroying buildings in the village of Damasi and across the region of Thessaly.
Funerals and protests follow Myanmar's deadliest day
DW, 04 Mar 2021
Funerals have been taking place in Myanmar after the bloodiest day since the military coup began last month.
D.C. National Guard Chief Describes ‘Unusual’ Pentagon Memo Before Capitol Riot | NBC News NOW
NBC, 04 Mar 2021
NBC News’ Garrett Haake details the testimony from top national security officials who describe the “unusual” line of communication between the Capitol officials and the Pentago...
Demand for Covid Products to Remain High: Merck KGaA CEO
Bloomberg, 04 Mar 2021
Mar.04 -- Merck KGaA Chief Executive Officer Stephan Oschmann
Sky News Breakfast: The long economic road to recovery
Sky, 04 Mar 2021
On your Sky News Breakfast menu: - Sky's Niall Paterson is joined by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, to discuss the budget - CBI director-general Tony Danker reacts to the 'super d...
Pope says he will visit Iraq as 'pilgrim of peace'
FRANCE24, 04 Mar 2021
On the eve of his historic trip to #Iraq, #Pope #Francis paid tribute Thursday to those who have suffered from years of violence, saying he came as a "pilgrim of peace".
AFP, 04 Mar 2021
Ten years after the Fukushima disaster, Japan's nuclear industry remains crippled, with the majority of its reactors halted or on the path towards decommissioning.
UK Budget: Should taxes rise? Live Q&A
FT, 04 Mar 2021
UK chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered Budget measures that he promised would help the UK economy bounce back — but businesses are concerned about future tax rises to pay for the p...
WHO experts in Europe hold news conference on long Covid – watch live
Guardian, 04 Mar 2021
World Health Organization hosts news conference on Covid-19 in
U.S. House passes 'George Floyd' police reform bill
Reuters, 04 Mar 2021
The House of Representatives passed a bill banning controversial police tactics and easing the way for lawsuits against officers violating suspects’ constitutional rights, altho...
Defiant Myanmar anti-coup protesters return a day after 38 are killed
BBC, 04 Mar 2021
Protesters have returned to cities across Myanmar, just hours after the country saw its bloodiest day since last month's military coup.
SpaceX Starship lands in Texas and then explodes
AP, 04 Mar 2021
SpaceX’s futuristic Starship looked like it aced a touchdown in South Texas Wednesday, but then exploded on the landing pad with so much force that it was hurled into the air.
'No more late-night cheese': Boris Johnson reveals weight loss to encourage the public to get fitter
Telegraph, 04 Mar 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed he has stopped eating cheese at night, as well as avoiding chocolates and eating less carbs in order to lose weight.
Two sessions: How China's environmental policies are giving a boost to green industries
SCMP, 04 Mar 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube As China steps up its environmental protection policies, many companies are finding opportunities...
Wang Yang delivered a work report of the Standing Committee of the CPPCC National Committee
CD, 04 Mar 2021
China's top political advisory body started its annual session on Thursday afternoon in Beijing.
UN envoy: Forces are shooting people in cold blood in Myanmar
CNN, 04 Mar 2021
In an interview with CNN, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Myanmar Tom Andrews said the ruling military and its security forces are "shooting people down in cold blood." And...