Wednesday, Dec 01, 2021
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Qatar drone show looks ahead to 2022 World Cup
AFP, 22 Nov 2021
A drone show lights up the sky in Doha as Qatar marks one year to go until the 2022 World Cup. The countdown ceremony was held amid ongoing criticisms over Qatar's human rights record.
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BC government provides update as 3rd atmospheric river arrives | LIVE
CA, 01 Dec 2021
The B.C. government will provide an update on flooding in the province Tuesday morning as the third atmospheric river arrives.
#FIFArabCup: Will Qatar score as host? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 01 Dec 2021
It’s exam time for Qatar. The first-ever FIFA Arab Cup kicks off in the Gulf nation this week, giving football fans across the world a glimpse at the country's preparations for ...
Why Biden’s approval ratings are so low
CNN, 01 Dec 2021
President Joe Biden’s approval ratings have hit an all-time low for him at 36%, which is worse than former Presidents Trump and Obama ever had in office.
LIVE: British Health Secretary Sajid Javid opens debate on coronavirus rules
Reuters, 01 Dec 2021
British law makers debate coronavirus prevention rules a few days after the country took measures to slow the spread of the newly identified Omicron variant.
Saint Petersburg turns white after a night of heavy snowfall
AFP, 01 Dec 2021
Russia’s second city turns white after a night of heavy snowfall, with a third of the monthly norm of precipitation falling in 24 hours.
Jimmy Failla: Anyone who thinks Harris and Buttigieg can win in 2024 is drunk
FOX, 01 Dec 2021
The ‘Fox Across America’ host discusses Biden’s sinking approval rating, 2024 Democratic candidates and the White House Christmas decorations.
How U.S. Social Media Conspiracy Theories Made Other Countries Skeptical Of The Covid Vaccine
NBC, 01 Dec 2021
NBC News' Brandy Zadrozny reports on how other countries are
Researchers race to learn about Omicron coronavirus variant
CBS, 01 Dec 2021
CBS News foreign correspondent Deborah Patta reports on the researchers racing to learn more about the Omicron variant first reported by South Africa, which has now spread to 19...
Why are more people dying at the US-Mexican border?
DW, 01 Dec 2021
US authorities have seen a sharp increase in the number of migrants at the Mexican border.
US panel weighs whether to OK Merck COVID-19 pill
AP, 01 Dec 2021
U.S. health advisers are reviewing Merck's closely watched COVID-19 pill, which could become the first easy-to-use drug for American patients.
Omicron variant in Europe earlier than thought
BBC, 01 Dec 2021
The new Covid variant Omicron was present in the Netherlands earlier than previously thought, officials have said.
Fauci: 'We should not be panicking' about omicron
PBS, 01 Dec 2021
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Tech Is a Dangerous Toy. How Do We Protect Our Kids? | NYT Opinion
NYT, 01 Dec 2021
We all know how difficult it can be to close our social media apps and walk away from our devices.
Live: Enjoy picturesque view of Tianchi Lake in northwest China's Xinjiang
CGTN, 30 Nov 2021
Tianchi Lake, which literally means "heavenly lake" in Chinese, is located about 100 kilometers east of Urumqi City, in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Far-right commentator Eric Zemmour launches 2022 bid for French presidency • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 30 Nov 2021
Zemmour, a former journalist known for his extreme anti-migration stance, has dominated the pre-election calendar with his polarising language and unrivaled media attention.
'Free the Nipple’ artists bare (not quite) all on Sao Paulo streets
RT, 30 Nov 2021
Imagine the scene: you’re out doing your shopping when all of a sudden you’re confronted by pornographic tinfoil space zombies.
China’s controversial ‘Syrian-style’ cafes draw influencers with crumbling, ‘war zone-like’ decor
SCMP, 30 Nov 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube “Syrian-style” cafes have been trending in China in recent months.
Live: Beyond labels - Gen Z explain who they are
CD, 30 Nov 2021
The sixth episode of the China Daily series Youth Power will be broadcast online at 8 pm Beijing time on Tuesday, Nov 30.
Barbados leaves colonial history behind and becomes a republic
Guardian, 30 Nov 2021
President Sandra Mason was sworn in as the new head of state in the Barbados capital Bridgetown.
Charles acknowledges 'stain' of the 'atrocity of slavery' in Barbados
Sky, 30 Nov 2021
Prince Charles has apologised for the history of slavery in the Caribbean. The apology came during a ceremony to mark Barbados' transition to a republic and the formal removal o...