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Saving mainland China’s wetlands and endangered plants and animals
SCMP, 11 Jan 2022
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Restoring mainland China’s lost wetland areas is helping to prevent flooding, manage water pollution and reverse biodiversity loss. Ecologist Wen Cheng explains how this is being done.
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Global National: Jan. 23, 2022| UK accuses Russia of plotting to install pro-Putin leader in Ukraine
CA, 24 Jan 2022
The British government is accusing Russia of plotting to install a pro-Russian government in Ukraine, and say Moscow has already chosen a candidate.
U.S. orders embassy staff families out of Kyiv
Reuters, 24 Jan 2022
The United States ordered eligible family members of staff from its embassy in Ukraine to leave and said that all citizens should consider leaving due to the threat of military ...
US reduces staff at embassy in Ukraine
CNN, 24 Jan 2022
The State Department announced that it will be reducing staff levels at the US Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, beginning with the departure of nonessential staff and family members.
Price of Used Cars Skyrockets
NBC, 24 Jan 2022
Nationwide, the price of a used car has skyrocketed 37% in the past year and a lack of inventory is to blame.
Comoros to play makeshift goalkeeper against Cameroon • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 24 Jan 2022
The Comoros Islands will have to use one of their outfield players in goal against Africa Cup of Nations hosts Cameroon on Monday after being hit by Covid-19 infections.
Press Preview: Monday's front pages
Sky, 24 Jan 2022
A look at the headlines in Monday's papers with Moya Lothian-McLean, gal-dem's Politics Editor, and Whitehall Editor for the Financial Times, Sebastian Payne.
PBS NewsHour Weekend Full Episode January 23, 2022
PBS, 24 Jan 2022
On this edition for Saturday, January 23, two years from the first lockdown in China, COVID-19 cases continue to spike and ebb globally, and public health directives in the U.S.
AP Top Stories January 23 P
AP, 24 Jan 2022
Here’s the latest for Sunday, January 23: Violent protests over COVID restrictions in Brussels; Houston-area deputy killed in morning traffic stop; At least 17 killed in Cameroo...
Daughter in Wales finally speaks to parents after they were cut off by Tonga tsunami
ITV, 24 Jan 2022
A woman who was unable to contact her parents for a week after
China's Olympic games restrictions is 'worse than being in the military': Dr. Carlos
FOX, 24 Jan 2022
1986 Olympics bronze medalist Dr. John Carlos slams China's restrictions
Protesters in Lebanon march against corruption
RT, 24 Jan 2022
Citizens of Beirut rallied against corruption and restrictions on bank-account withdrawals amid the country’s economic crisis.
2022 tax season kicks off Monday as IRS begins accepting returns
CBS, 24 Jan 2022
The IRS will begin accepting and processing tax returns for the 2021 tax year on Monday.
Ice maze provides frosty fun for Minnesotans
AFP, 24 Jan 2022
Minnesotans make the most of the cold winter weather at a huge ice maze in Stillwater, US.
Senegal local elections seen as a test for president, opposition
Al Jazeera, 24 Jan 2022
In Senegal, delayed local elections are taking place. The vote is seen as a test for President Macky Sall as well as the opposition.
Big Sur wildfire burns near California highway
Guardian, 23 Jan 2022
Hundreds of people in California were told to evacuate because of a new blaze as authorities were forced to shut one of the state's main highways.
Burkina Faso denies coup after heavy gunfire in barracks
DW, 23 Jan 2022
The government of Burkina Faso has called for calm after mutinying soldiers demanded more support for their fight against Islamist militants and the resignation of military lead...
UK warns Russian government will face ‘serious consequences’ if Ukraine is invaded
BBC, 23 Jan 2022
The UK has accused Russia’s President Vladimir Putin of plotting to install a pro-Moscow figure to lead Ukraine's government.
Downing Street name Yevheniy Murayev as Kremlin’s preferred leader following an invasion of Ukraine
Telegraph, 23 Jan 2022
In a highly unusual move, Liz Truss, the Foreign Secretary, publicly released specially declassified intelligence naming Yevhen Murayev, a former Ukrainian MP, as the Kremlin’s ...
Nightclub fire kills at least 16 in Cameroonian capital city
CGTN, 23 Jan 2022
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2022-01-23/Nightclub-fire-kills-at-least-16-in-Cameroonian-capital-city-1742EyXyNEI/index.html A fire in a nightclub in Cameroon's capital Y...
COVID-19: Trucker convoy protest raises questions on vaccine mandates, restrictions
CA, 24 Jan 2022
Convoys of hundreds of truckers left Canadian cities in B.C. and Ontario on Sunday to protest the federal government’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for cross-border truckers.