Sunday, Jan 17, 2021
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Kyrgyzstan: Polls open for presidential election
AFP, 10 Jan 2021
Voters in Central Asian Kyrgyzstan choose a new president and system of government Sunday as the country seeks to move on from a crisis sparked by a disputed October parliamentary poll.
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Germany's CDU picks new leader for post-Merkel era
Reuters, 17 Jan 2021
Centrist Armin Laschet positioned himself as the man to heal divisions among Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats after they chose him to lead the party, putting him in pole posi...
No reason for people to accost flight attendants, customers: former Spirit Airlines CEO
FOX, 17 Jan 2021
Former Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza provides insight into
Looking back at the impact of Trump's Islamic restrictions
Al Jazeera, 17 Jan 2021
One week after taking office US President Donald Trump enacted his so-called "Muslim travel ban".
Coronavirus: Thousands march against coronavirus restrictions in Vienna
CA, 17 Jan 2021
Thousands of people marched through the streets of Vienna on Saturday to protest restrictions on aimed at stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus, just as Austrian Chancell...
All 50 states preparing for possible violence ahead of inauguration day
CNN, 17 Jan 2021
CNN correspondents report from various locations on the potential
Bosnia: Lipa's refugees battle freezing conditions | Focus on Europe
DW, 17 Jan 2021
Thousands of refugees are still living under catastrophic conditions in Bosnia. Aid from the EU worth millions of euros has not reached them.
Snow dusts Paris landmarks as cold spell hits
AP, 17 Jan 2021
France's capital saw its first day of snow on Saturday as many Parisians enjoyed a day out around the city.
India starts huge vaccine drive after emergency approval
AFP, 16 Jan 2021
India has kicked off one of the world's largest coronavirus vaccination drives as the pandemic spread at a record pace and global Covid-19 deaths surged past two million.
Covid vaccination: A 'bittersweet' moment for India's health workers
BBC, 16 Jan 2021
Front-line workers - from doctors, nurses and hospital assistants to those working in sanitation - are among the first Indians to get vaccinated against Covid-19.
Health Official Warns 'Wait-And-See Approach' On Covid Vaccine Could Be Deadly | NBC News NOW
NBC, 16 Jan 2021
Dr. Chris Pernell shares her experience with the Covid-19 vaccine and tells those dubious about the vaccination that a "wait-and-see approach" could prove deadly against the virus.
COVID-19: Prime Minister suspends quarantine-free travel in the UK from Monday
Sky, 16 Jan 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnsons suspends quarantine-free travel in the UK from Monday with arrivals needing proof of a negative Covid test before setting off.
Live: Spectacular Nujiang River in SW China's Yunnan Province – Ep. 7
CGTN, 16 Jan 2021
The Nujiang River is one of the Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas, a #UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Santiago unrest | Anti-govt protesters demand release of detained youths
RT, 16 Jan 2021
Hundreds of anti-government protesters faced water cannons and
'I yelled out that I have kids': police officer describes attack by Capitol rioters
Guardian, 16 Jan 2021
A Washington DC police officer who tried to stop Trump-supporting rioters from entering the Capitol building on 6 January has revealed that some shouted 'Kill him with his own g...
Merkel ally Armin Laschet elected new leader of Germany's CDU party
FRANCE24, 16 Jan 2021
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party on Saturday chose Armin Laschet, the pragmatic governor of Germany’s most populous state, as its new leader — sending a signal of c...
Coronavirus: Joe Biden pledges to vaccinate 100 million people in his first 100 days
Telegraph, 16 Jan 2021
President-elect Joe Biden plans to deliver on his pledge to vaccinate 100 million people in his first 100 days.
US Capitol on lockdown ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration I FT
FT, 16 Jan 2021
Following the assault on the US Capitol, 25,000 National Guards troops have been called to provide security for inauguration day.
Wall Street Week - Full Show (01/15/2021)
Bloomberg, 16 Jan 2021
Jan.15 -- One of the most iconic brands in financial television returns for today's issues and today's world.
The story of Chow Tai Fook – from goldsmith to jewellery conglomerate
SCMP, 16 Jan 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube The name Chow Tai Fook has become synonymous with jewellery in Hong Kong, but its roots are actua...
American Reckoning – A PBS NewsHour Special Report
PBS, 16 Jan 2021
Following the aftermath of the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S.