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Nicaragua's president is sworn in again, so what's next? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 12 Jan 2022
To some, Nicaragua's president Daniel Ortega is a dictator.
He won a fourth straight term last November after jailing opposition candidates.
But his supporters say he's standing up to bullying from the West, especially the U.S.
Ortega was sworn in at a ceremony attended by allies including Russia, Venezuela and China.
So what's in store now for one of the poorest nations in Central America?
Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom
Danny Shaw - Professor of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, CUNY
Jairo Lugo-Ocando - Director of Executive Edcuation and Graduate Studies, Northwestern University in Qatar
Michael Shifter - President, Inter-American Dialogue
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Nicaraguans hit the streets to celebrate St. Sebastian's day despite rising virus cases
AFP, 21 Jan 2022
With colourful costumes and traditional dances, residents of Diriamba in southern Nicaragua pay tribute to the town's patron saint Sebastian.
Pet owners surrender hamsters after cull order over Covid fears
CNN, 21 Jan 2022
In "zero-Covid" Hong Kong, people are outraged as pet owners are surrendering their small pets after the government ordered a cull over Covid-19 fears, euthanizing around 2,000 ...
California's Newsom blasts 'organized theft' of trains
Reuters, 21 Jan 2022
'This is organized theft': California Governor Gavin Newsom visited railway tracks in east Los Angeles littered with thousands of open and damaged packages looted from freight t...
Gutfeld: Is Joe Biden awake?
FOX, 21 Jan 2022
The 'Gutfeld!' panel weighs in on Joe Biden's first press conference
Afghanistan sees severe poverty and economic problems after Taliban takeover
CBS, 21 Jan 2022
Afghanistan is facing severe poverty, hunger and economic issues with the Taliban in power.
Nightly News Full Broadcast - Jan. 20
NBC, 21 Jan 2022
White House on defense after President Biden’s press conference, Lester Holt interviews White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain, and the Jan.
Global National: Jan. 20, 2022 | Doctor blamed for New Brunswick COVID-19 outbreak speaks out
CA, 21 Jan 2022
After being blamed for a COVID-19 outbreak in New Brunswick, Dr. Jean-Robert Ngola is speaking out in an exclusive interview with Global News.
Today in History for January 21st
AP, 21 Jan 2022
Highlights of Today in History: France's King Louis XVI executed; Vladimir Lenin dies; Alger Hiss found guilty of lying to grand jury; President Jimmy Carter pardons Vietnam dra...
Joe Biden: A whirlwind dash through his first year in office
BBC, 21 Jan 2022
How did the US president do in his first 12 months in the White House? We take a look back at the highs - and the lows - of Joe Biden's presidential term on the anniversary of h...
PBS NewsHour full episode, Jan. 20, 2022
PBS, 21 Jan 2022
Thursday on the NewsHour, we look at what's gone well, and what hasn't over the past 365 days of the Biden administration.
Netflix Subscriber Forecast Disappoints, Shares Plunge
Bloomberg, 21 Jan 2022
Netflix expects to add just 2.5 million subscribers this quarter, a number that falls short of Wall Street's estimates.
AFCON 2022 : Gambia qualify in 2nd place with last-minute winner • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 21 Jan 2022
Forward Ablie Jallow and goalkeeper Baboucarr Gaye starred as Gambia snatched a last-gasp 1-0 win over Tunisia on Thursday to finish second in Group E of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Deadly explosion in Ghana leaves huge crater after a mining truck accident
Guardian, 21 Jan 2022
A massive crater has been formed in the ground following an explosion in Ghana's rural west.
'Americans have changed their warfare, they use sanctions as instrument' – Ebrahim Raisi [EXCLUSIVE]
RT, 21 Jan 2022
'If a person is independent, influential or leads the movements,
Press Preview: Friday's front pages
Sky, 21 Jan 2022
Anna Botting takes a first look at Friday's headlines with broadcaster Steve Richards, and the former government special adviser Salma Shah.
Tory MP Will Wragg accuses No10 of 'blackmailing' MPs over opposition to Boris Johnson
ITV, 21 Jan 2022
Senior Conservative MP William Wragg has accused Downing Street
Confusion over NATO's Russia stance as Biden celebrates one year in office
DW, 21 Jan 2022
US President Biden held a marathon two-hour press conference at the White House to mark his first year in office.
Prince William and Kate make friends with cockapoo Alfie on hospital visit
Telegraph, 21 Jan 2022
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made friends with 10-week-old cockapoo Alfie as they visited a hospital to thank staff for their work during the pandemic.
US, Europe present united front before Blinken-Lavrov talks
Al Jazeera, 21 Jan 2022
Almost eight years ago, Russia annexed the Crimea Peninsula and today, Russian military readiness continues to increase near the border with Ukraine.
Women's fashion and designers, part II: 1965-2010
AFP, 21 Jan 2022
Paris Haute-couture shows take place from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 January 2022. Here is a summary of the history of fashion through the 20th century.