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Young Chinese skater’s come-from-behind win warms hearts
SCMP, 21 Jan 2021
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An eight-year-old speed skater Ma Zihui in China’s Beijing warmed the hearts of millions online after she fell at the start of a race, but picked herself up and eventually won.
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French billionaire MP Olivier Dassault dies in helicopter crash
AFP, 08 Mar 2021
French police arrives at the scene of a helicopter crash in which the passenger French billionaire Olivier Dassault was killed near Touques, near the upmarket coastal resort of ...
In Arizona, a struggle over a sacred site of the Apache tribe
PBS, 08 Mar 2021
In southern Arizona, the proposed site of a new mine is pitting the mining company, Resolution Cooper, against the San Carlos Apache people.
The refugee with Olympic dreams
Reuters, 08 Mar 2021
Iranian female Olympic medal winner Kimia Alizadeh has been granted refugee status in Germany and aims to compete in the Olympic Refugee Team under a white flag in Tokyo this su...
Recall Newsom organizers hold press conference
FOX, 08 Mar 2021
Recall Gov. Gavin Newsom organizers hold press conference as petition reaches 1.9 million signatures.
Biden signs executive order to expand voting access on 56th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday"
CA, 08 Mar 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden issued an executive order on Sunday designed to make it easier for Americans to vote, the White House said, as Republicans across the country seek to li...
Pope Performs Mass For Thousands In Northern Iraq | NBC News
NBC, 08 Mar 2021
Pope Francis performed a mass for 10,000 people in a stadium in Erbil, northern Iraq, on the final day of his historic visit to the country, in which Christians are an embattled...
Fareed's take: President Biden shows government can work
CNN, 08 Mar 2021
Fareed Zakaria gives his take on the massive ramp-up of vaccines under President Joe Biden, who has marshaled the full power of the federal government to fight Covid-19.
Biden signs voting rights order on 'Bloody Sunday'
AP, 08 Mar 2021
A new executive order from President Joe Biden directs federal agencies to take a series of steps to promote voting access.
Sri Lankan Catholics demand justice for Easter bombing victims
Al Jazeera, 08 Mar 2021
Sri Lanka's Catholic minorities have held a protest to demand justice for the victims of the Easter Sunday attacks two years ago.
Pope Francis holds mass in front of 10,000 in ex-IS stronghold Erbil
DW, 08 Mar 2021
Pope Francis held mass in front of 10,000 in the city of Erbil. It marks the highpoint of his historic trip to Iraq, which is the first ever by a pope.
Covid variants: What happens when a virus mutates?
BBC, 07 Mar 2021
Covid variants: What happens when a virus mutates? - BBC News The rapid spread of coronavirus variants has put the world on alert, but all viruses naturally mutate over time, an...
Pope calls on Christians of Qaraqosh, city ravaged by IS fighters, to 'forgive'
FRANCE24, 07 Mar 2021
Pope Francis met Christians on Sunday in an ancient church torched
China calls for unity against politicizing vaccine cooperation
CGTN, 07 Mar 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video China opposes "vaccine nationalism" and rejects any "vaccine divide" or attempts to politicize cooperation on COVID-19 vaccines, Chinese Sta...
In Full: Sophy Ridge on Sunday
Sky, 07 Mar 2021
Sophy Ridge speaks to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson on England's schools returning safely out of lockdown.
Not so woke | Rights groups flag Boohoo slave-labor record
RT, 07 Mar 2021
Human rights groups accuse fashion brand Boohoo of paying staff
Government focus on recovering from pandemic, not increasing nurses pay, says Education Secretary
Telegraph, 07 Mar 2021
Andrew Marr has asked Education Secretary Gavin Williamson if the 1% NHS pay rise is an insult to nurses.
State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks on China's foreign policy and external relations
CD, 07 Mar 2021
State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi answers questions
Hong Kong airline caterer shifts to making hotel quarantine meals and lunchboxes during pandemic
SCMP, 07 Mar 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube The Covid-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the global aviation industry.
Government accused of 'snatching away promised 2.1% NHS pay rise'
ITV, 07 Mar 2021
The government is being challenged by the organisation representing
The connection between White evangelical Republicans and QAnon
CBS, 07 Mar 2021
The QAnon movement is still growing even after its baseless conspiracy theories are proven to be false.