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Belgium 'ghost town' fights to return to life
AFP, 15 Jan 2022
Doel has a reputation as Belgium's best-known 'ghost town'. But its few inhabitants -- today numbering just 21 -- now see a glimmer of hope of their village bouncing back to life.
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Vigil for woman who died after being pushed from New York subway platform
AFP, 20 Jan 2022
New Yorkers hold a vigil for Michelle Go, an Asian American woman who died after being pushed on the subway tracks by a mentally ill man.
Secretary Antony Blinken meets with Ukraine's president about escalating tensions with Russia
CBS, 20 Jan 2022
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday to discuss the escalating tensions with Russia.
Billionaire opens vaccine plant in South Africa
Reuters, 20 Jan 2022
South African-American businessman Patrick Soon-Shiong opened a new vaccine plant in Cape Town on Wednesday, intended to help his local NantSA company make COVID-19 shots in fut...
White House To Distribute 400 Million Free N95 Masks
NBC, 20 Jan 2022
The White House plans to distribute 400 million free N95 masks to protect against omicron.
Biden has done an ‘abysmal job’ of telling the truth: Kennedy
FOX, 20 Jan 2022
Louisiana Republican senator slams Biden’s ‘mismanaged’ agenda one year into his presidency.
GOP Sens. seek strong and unified reply to Russia
AP, 20 Jan 2022
Republican lawmakers project a "strong and unified" bipartisan response to act forcefully and decisively against Russia if and even before Vladimir Putin continues his predicted...
Michael Cohen on how Trump would inflate property values
CNN, 20 Jan 2022
New York Attorney General Letitia James has alleged that her
What high inflation means in the UK
BBC, 20 Jan 2022
Inflation in the UK is at its highest rate for 30 years, having risen to 5.4% in the 12 months to December.
WATCH: 'Our country exposed our own veterans to poison,' Jon Stewart tells House committee hearing
PBS, 20 Jan 2022
Comedian Jon Stewart made an urgent plea to House lawmakers on Jan. 19 to give resources and financial support to veterans that have been exposed to 'burn pits' through their se...
Was the Iran nuclear deal a 'historic mistake'? | Conflict Zone
DW, 20 Jan 2022
When it comes to the nuclear talks between Iran and the West, no country watches as closely as Israel.
Canada's support of Ukraine rooted in keeping peace, supporting people: Trudeau | FULL
CA, 20 Jan 2022
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, alongside Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos, delivered an update on Wednesday as the Omicron-fuelled fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic a...
Can the UN's agency for Palestinian refugees survive? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 20 Jan 2022
Nearly six million Palestinian refugees in the Middle East rely on the UN agency UNRWA for food aid, healthcare, education and other essential services.
EU presidency: France's Macron faces European lawmakers over agenda • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 19 Jan 2022
European MPs react to French President Emmanuel #Macron's speech to the #EU Parliament, as his country takes on the bloc's rotating #presidency.
Quad Series: England ready to face the Aussies in tonight's final
Sky, 19 Jan 2022
Jess Thirlby, head coach of England national netball team says the reigning Commonwealth champions are 'hungry' to win the Quad series.
Live: Boris Johnson faces MPs at PMQs as leadership threat grows
ITV, 19 Jan 2022
MPs, already furious at the PM's handling of the scandal, have
CrossTalk | Biden Underwater
RT, 19 Jan 2022
The Biden administration is underwater in just about every way. Is this due to bad policies or bad messaging? Maybe it is both.
CD, 19 Jan 2022
Inside the Taiwanese navy’s ‘hell week’, where less than half the participants make it through
SCMP, 19 Jan 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube It’s a week so hellish that even the so-called “road to heaven” is paved with blood, bruises and ...
Exclusive Latest situation from a Chinese employee in Tonga after volcanic eruption
CGTN, 19 Jan 2022
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Our boss is not the Prime Minister, our boss is the British public, says James Heappey
Telegraph, 19 Jan 2022
James Heappey, the Armed Forces minister, has urged fellow Tory MPs wanting to overthrow the Prime Minister to back down in the face of a volatile domestic and international sit...