Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020
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Nujeen’s story: the Syrian refugee who crossed Europe in a wheelchair
BBC, 17 Sep 2020
Germany has announced plans this week to accept more than 1,500 migrants, following the fire at a detention centre on the Greek Island of Lesbos which left thousands without shelter.
The tragedy was a reminder of the scale of a crisis which has seen vast movements of people fleeing war and poverty.
Five years ago at the height of the migrant crisis we heard the extraordinary story of Nujeen Mustafa, a Syrian refugee who crossed Europe in a wheelchair.
Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting from Fergal Kergal Keane, who has been talking to Nujeen about how her life has changed.
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One million lives lost: World counts cost of COVID-19 pandemic
Al Jazeera, 29 Sep 2020
The global death toll from COVID-19 has crossed one million, according to data from Johns Hopkins University (JHU), but the World Health Organization (WHO) says the actual numbe...
Protests as Spain's top court upholds Catalan president disqualification
AFP, 29 Sep 2020
Demonstrators gather in Barcelona after Spain's top court upheld a court ruling disqualifying Catalan separatist president Quim Torra from office.
Cruz decries left's 'scorched-earth warfare' on Judge Barrett
FOX, 29 Sep 2020
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) tells 'Hannity' he expects confirmation
Russia's top state TV anchor weighs in on US elections
CNN, 29 Sep 2020
CNN's Matthew Chance speaks with Dmitry Kiselyov, Russia's top state TV anchor, about President Donald Trump and the upcoming US presidential election.
PBS NewsHour West live episode, Sept. 28, 2020
PBS, 29 Sep 2020
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Coronavirus: BC facility to produce N95-equivalent masks to avoid another shortage in Canada
CA, 29 Sep 2020
A B.C. company is hoping to kick start competition for medical-grade Canadian-made face masks that are essential for health-care workers, in an effort to help the country avoid ...
Fighting Erupts Between Armenia And Azerbaijan Over Disputed Region | NBC News NOW
NBC, 29 Sep 2020
Armenia and Azerbaijan are fighting over a mountainous area called Nagorno-Karabakh.
Makeshift migrant camps grow outside Bosnian towns
AP, 29 Sep 2020
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Trump denies New York Times report on his tax returns; calls it "fake news"
CBS, 29 Sep 2020
President Trump refused to answer questions Monday about reporting by the New York Times that said he avoided paying any federal income tax for several years.
The People's Republic of The Future
Bloomberg, 29 Sep 2020
Sep.28 -- Over the past 40 years, the fishing village of Shenzhen has been reborn as a futuristic metropolis bursting with factories.
Protesters in Manhattan demand more indoor dining
Reuters, 29 Sep 2020
Hundreds of protesters marched in New York's Midtown Manhattan toward the governor's office, calling for indoor dining to be raised to at least 50% capacity.
The impact of coronavirus on those with dementia and their carers night
BBC, 29 Sep 2020
After year of financial battering in the care sector, many are closing services or are on the brink.
‘Freaky hoody’ | Meet the French school teacher who’s covered with tattoos from head to toe
RT, 29 Sep 2020
Yes, you’ve read that right – this bizarre-looking man, Sylvain Helaine, is a teacher from France’s Palaiseau, a commune in the suburb of Paris.
Macron to meet opposition leader Tikhanovskaya after calls to mediate Belarusian crisis
FRANCE24, 29 Sep 2020
Emmanuel Macron will meet Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya in Lithuania on Tuesday, the Élysée Palace said in a statement, after she asked the French presiden...
Two rehabilitated beluga whales take first dip in open water swim
ITV, 29 Sep 2020
During nearly a decade in an aquarium, performing for audiences in China, two beluga whales were cut off from hearing any kind of call of the wild.
Americans react to Trump's tax returns ahead of first US election debate
Sky, 29 Sep 2020
At his latest press conference, Donald Trump refused to take questions about reports that he paid just $750 in income tax in the year he became President.
Coronavirus: WHO gives briefing on global outbreak – watch live
Guardian, 29 Sep 2020
Top officials from the World Health Organization (WHO), including
Thailand’s 63-year-old cancer survivor skates her way to recovery
SCMP, 29 Sep 2020
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Nongluck Chairuettichai, 63, is the oldest member ever to compete for Thailand’s national longboa...
Watch again: MPs debate government's emergency coronavirus powers in Parliament
Telegraph, 29 Sep 2020
MPs debate proposals to extend the government’s emergency Covid-19 powers as new restrictions and fines come into force in England.
North Macedonia: Protecting the Sharr mountains | Global Ideas
DW, 29 Sep 2020
The Sharr mountain range lies near what was once the Iron Curtain on a ribbon of land designated the European Green Belt.