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Scientists in South Africa detect new Covid-19 variant that poses ‘major threat’ • FRANCE 24
FRANCE24, 26 Nov 2021
Scientists in South Africa said Thursday they had detected a new Covid-19 variant with multiple mutations, blaming it for a surge in infection numbers.
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Celebrating Senegal: the second annual Dakar Carnival
AFP, 29 Nov 2021
Hundreds of people from a multitude of Senegal's culturally diverse ethnic groups parade through the streets of the capital for the second edition of the Grand Carnaval of Dakar.
COVID-19: How to handle unvaccinated loved ones during the holidays
CA, 29 Nov 2021
With the holiday season less than a month away, many Canadians are wondering how they should handle gatherings with their unvaccinated loved ones.
Kendall Coyne Schofield cuts new path for girls in hockey
Reuters, 29 Nov 2021
American ice hockey star Kendall Coyne Schofield tells her story in a new book as she looks to earn another spot for the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing where Team USA hopes to def...
European countries clamp down on Omicron variant
Al Jazeera, 29 Nov 2021
In the Netherlands, health officials have confirmed the Omicron strain of COVID-19 among 13 passengers from South Africa.
Marketplace worried omicron will boost inflation: Economic expert
FOX, 29 Nov 2021
Allianz chief economic adviser Mohamed El-Erian discusses the impact of the new coronavirus strand on economic recovery.
Holiday Travel Busts Open Divided Political and Vaccine Bubbles
NBC, 29 Nov 2021
For all the talk of the vaccination rates of various states,
Air passengers have new variant in Netherlands
BBC, 28 Nov 2021
The new coronavirus variant Omicron has been detected in 13 people who arrived in the Dutch capital Amsterdam on two flights from South Africa.
Switerland votes on COVID-19 restrictions in national referendum
DW, 28 Nov 2021
Swiss voters have turned out in near-record numbers for a referendum on the national COVID-19 restrictions.
Australia to send more personnel to help restore calm
CGTN, 28 Nov 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Australia says it's sending more soldiers and police to the Solomon Islands to help restore order.
China-aided satellite TV project helps connect African villages to world
CD, 28 Nov 2021
Some students in Dakar, Senegal, now can watch satellite television
Anti-govt protesters met with TEAR GAR in Burkina Faso
RT, 28 Nov 2021
The ongoing turmoil in Burkina Faso took another spin as police used TEAR GAS against anti-government protesters rallying over the state’s inablity to stop a wave of jihadist vi...
Snow delights children, but blocks migrants at Belarus border • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 28 Nov 2021
At a migrant camp near the Belarusian border with Poland, migrants say they were promised a better life in the EU only to find themselves living in subhuman conditions.
Covid: UK is 'panicking unnecessarily' says doctor who discovered Omicron variant
Telegraph, 28 Nov 2021
The doctor who first discovered the Omicron variant in South Africa told The Andrew Marr show the UK is 'panicking unnecessarily'.
South Africa: 'Variant spreading rapidly' but don't be too alarmed says Prof Barry Schoub
Sky, 28 Nov 2021
South Africa's COVID-19 adviser, Prof Barry Schoub, tells Sky News that the Omicron variant is spreading rapidly across the country.
Writer says non-supporters are using Trump’s lie
CNN, 28 Nov 2021
David Frum, a former speechwriter for George W. Bush, argues that non-supporters of former President Trump are using his "Russia hoax" lie to their own advantage.
Mother in China reunites with missing son after 32-year search
SCMP, 28 Nov 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Li Jingzhi spent more than three decades searching for her son, who went missing as a toddler in ...
Storm Arwen: Three people die as gusts of wind of almost 100mph recorded in areas of UK
ITV, 28 Nov 2021
Three people have died after Storm Arwen lashed the UK with gale force winds, snow and rain.
Mary J. Blige, Michael Rainey Jr. talk new season of ‘Power Book II: Ghost’
AP, 28 Nov 2021
Mary J. Blige, Method Man, and Michael Rainey Jr. discuss the new season of the hit Starz show “Power Book II: Ghost.” (Nov.
PBS NewsHour Weekend November 27, 2021
PBS, 28 Nov 2021
On this edition for Saturday, November 27, new restrictions as scientists race to learn more about Omicron, the new coronavirus variant, what to know about vaccinating children ...
Covid-19 Absolutely Not Endemic: Johns Hopkins' Hansoti
Bloomberg, 28 Nov 2021
Johns Hopkins University Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine