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Police taken hostage by Pakistani Islamists after days of anti-France protests
FRANCE24, 19 Apr 2021
At least seven Pakistan police officers and special rangers were taken hostage Sunday by supporters of a radical Islamist party, officials said, after days of violent anti-France protests.
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Mexico marks 500 years since Spanish conquest of Aztec empire
Al Jazeera, 14 May 2021
Mexico is commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec empire.
John Kerry 'has a lot to answer for,' says Katie Pavlich
FOX, 14 May 2021
Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich slams Climate Envoy John Kerry for his alleged involvement with Iranian officials.
So Fully Vaccinated People Don't Need Masks Indoors. Now What?
NBC, 14 May 2021
The CDC announced that fully vaccinated people will no longer need to wear masks indoors.
Likening Capitol riot to normal tourism was 'sick,' Pelosi says
Reuters, 14 May 2021
'It was beyond denial, it fell into the range of sick': House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Republican Rep.
COVID-19 vaccinated Americans can avoid using masks in most places, CDC says
CA, 14 May 2021
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), provided an update on the guidance for fully-vaccinated people on Thursday, saying that Americans who h...
Cuomo attempts to define harassment at briefing
AP, 14 May 2021
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Thursday, "harassment is not making someone feel uncomfortable.
CDC director on easing mask guidelines for vaccinated people
CBS, 14 May 2021
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, says that given the decline in U.S.
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramandan
AFP, 14 May 2021
Muslims around the world mark a sombre Eid al-Fitr amid rising hostilities between Israel and Palestinians.
WATCH LIVE: Jen Psaki holds White House news briefing
PBS, 14 May 2021
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Volunteers are filling the gaps in India’s fight against COVID-19 | COVID-19 Special
DW, 13 May 2021
As India records high daily death tolls, the second wave of the coronavirus has shown no sign of slowing down.
Israel does not rule out a ground offensive in Gaza
CNN, 13 May 2021
The worst violence in years between Israelis and Palestinians
Israel-Gaza: How can conflict de-escalate? night
BBC, 13 May 2021
Israel and Gaza see an escalation in tension that bring warnings of a full on war.
Israeli-Palestinian violence rages as Israeli troops mass along border for possible ground operation
FRANCE24, 13 May 2021
The Israeli military is drafting plans for a possible ground operation into the Gaza Strip this Thursday as violence between the two sides escalates.
Nepal reports 9,305 new COVID 19 cases, 168 new deaths
CGTN, 13 May 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-05-13/-Nepal-reports-9-305-new-COVID-19-cases-168-new-deaths-10eBS7uHfpe/index.html Nepal has reported almost 10,000 new cases and 168 ...
Israel-Gaza: 'Situation extremely tense' in Gaza - UN
Sky, 13 May 2021
Matthias Schmale is based at the United Nations headquarters in Gaza and tells Sky News he has been thrown out of bed during the night due to rockets landing in the area.
Number of marriages drops in China as more young people say no
SCMP, 13 May 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube High costs and changes to the perception of matrimony among young people have led to a decline in...
Scuffles at pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli demonstrations in New York City
RT, 13 May 2021
Amid the escalation in the Middle East, pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli marches in New York City have led to scuffles and arrests.
Israel: Communal violence erupts between Jewish and Arab Israelis in several cities
Telegraph, 13 May 2021
Israel's president Reuven Rivlin warned of a civil war between the country's Arabs and Jews as fury and fear over missile exchanges with Palestinian militants in Gaza ignited vi...
Telefonica CFO Abasolo on Football Rights, Earnings
Bloomberg, 13 May 2021
May.13 -- Telefonica SA CFO Laura Abasolo discusses first-quarter earnings, business in Latin America, and football broadcast rights.
Greensill: a tale of hubris, hype and greed Film
FT, 13 May 2021
The story of Greensill Capital's rise and fall has everything: investment banks, opaque finance, private jets, trophy mansions and the biggest British lobbying scandal in a gene...