Thursday, Jul 29, 2021
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Benjamin Netanyahu forced from power after 12 years by new Israeli coalition
BBC, 14 Jun 2021
The Israeli parliament has approved a new coalition government, ousting Benjamin Netanyahu as prime minister after twelve years in power.
The new government will be led by the right-wing nationalist Naftali Bennett for the first two years, as part of a power sharing deal.
He will then hand power over to the leader of the centrist Yesh Atid, for a further two years.
MIshal Husain presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Middle East correspondent Tom Bateman.
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Peruvian president Pedro Castillo sworn in, promises to "govern with the people"
CA, 29 Jul 2021
Peruvian President Pedro Castillo, whose full name is Jose Pedro Castillo Terrones, was sworn in on Wednesday in Lima as the country continues to face persistent social division...
Indoor mask wearing returns to US Capitol
AP, 29 Jul 2021
Indoor mask wearing has returned to the U.S. Capitol amid new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance that all Americans living in places where the virus is surging ...
Ted Cruz blasts Democrats' 'rank hypocrisy' surrounding COVID positive migrants
FOX, 29 Jul 2021
Texas Republican weighs in on 'The Story' after law enforcement said they are unable to stop COVID-positive migrants from leaving a Texas hotel.
Artificial Intelligence Could Be The Latest Tool In Fighting Wildfires
NBC, 29 Jul 2021
Tech companies in Silicon Valley are starting to use their resources to help combat wildfire season.
Tokyo Olympics: Pandemic takes toll on Olympic athletes' mental health
Reuters, 29 Jul 2021
Isolation and the absence of family and friends have taken a toll on athletes' mental health at the Tokyo Olympics, with some struggling to cope with the challenges posed by the...
CDC says indoor mask guidance change prompted by new science
CBS, 29 Jul 2021
Director Rochelle Walensky said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed its mask guidance for all people in the United States because the science changed.
See GOP lawmaker's reaction when he's confronted over insurrection remarks
CNN, 29 Jul 2021
Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) confronted Rep. Andrew Clyde (R-GA) over his comparison of the Capitol insurrection to a tourist visit.
🇲🇲 Is COVID-19 hampering Myanmar's anti-coup movement? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 29 Jul 2021
Nearly six months after Myanmar’s military took power in a coup, people across the country are still enduring daily repression and a wave of fresh COVID-19 infections is making ...
WATCH LIVE: Jerome Powell holds news conference on Federal Reserve meeting, interest rate policies
PBS, 29 Jul 2021
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US Fed Chair: economy 'not fully recovered' from pandemic
AFP, 29 Jul 2021
The US economy is showing signs of improvement since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, yet hardest hit sectors have "not fully recovered," US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome ...
Covid ravages Indonesia with daily deaths above 1,000
BBC, 29 Jul 2021
Indonesia is at the epicentre of the Covid outbreak in Asia, fuelled by the more infectious Delta variant.
German top court finds Cum-Ex trading illegal
DW, 28 Jul 2021
Germany's top court has upheld fines amounting to millions of euros against a bank and two London share traders for tax fraud.
Why is 'balance' key to China's high-quality growth?
CGTN, 28 Jul 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video China and the U.S. are far from entering a new cold war with the highly integrated economies of the two countries, said Justin Yifu Lin, dea...
Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles quits gymnastics final over mental health concerns
Sky, 28 Jul 2021
Simone Biles has withdrawn from the women' s all-around gymnastics final at the Tokyo Olympics to protect her mental health.
US: Drone footage shows wall of dust over Arizona city
Telegraph, 28 Jul 2021
The city of Phoenix, in Arizona, has been blanketed by a wall of dust during monsoon season.
Sports, Not Politics | Tennis star Medvedev thrashes journalists for calling Russian team ‘cheaters’
RT, 28 Jul 2021
Tennis sensation Daniil Medvedev expressed disgust with a journalist who implied that Russian athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics have been tagged as cheaters.
Did Credit Suisse Fail to Monitor Archegos Exposure?
Bloomberg, 28 Jul 2021
Jul.28 -- Credit Suisse Group AG failed to properly monitor tens
Nigeria kidnappings: Children freed by gunmen struggle to recover • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 28 Jul 2021
Gunmen who seized 121 #students at a high school in northwestern #Nigeria in early July have released 28 of them.
Chinese company creates fishlike underwater drone ‘Robo-Fish’
SCMP, 28 Jul 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube The Chinese company Robosea has created a fishlike underwater drone called “Robo-Fish.” The drone...
England scraps COVID-19 quarantine for fully-vaccinated travellers from US, EU
CA, 29 Jul 2021
British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced on Wednesday that travellers to the country from the U.S.