Thursday, May 06, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Indian hospital slammed by COVID-19 crisis as some patients treated in ambulances
CA, 06 May 2021
A hospital in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad dealt with a barrage of COVID-19 patients on Wednesday as relatives of the sick desperately tried to source beds.
Further clashes in Bogota on eighth day of Colombia protests
AFP, 06 May 2021
Police and protesters clash outside the National Capitol building in the Colombian capital Bogota on the eighth day of anti-government protests that have left at least 24 people dead and more than 800 others injured.
Biden focuses on restaurants hit by pandemic
AP, 06 May 2021
Highlighting his administration’s $28.6 billion program to help eateries that lost business because of the coronavirus pandemic, President Joe Biden insists his Restaurant Revitalization Fund "is about a seat at the table," for restaurants.
Facebook Oversight Board upholds suspension of Trump but criticizes process
CBS, 06 May 2021
The Facebook Oversight Board has upheld the social media giant's suspension of former President Donald Trump, but said the company needs clearer policies.
Liz Cheney could soon be replaced as Conference chair
FOX, 06 May 2021
Rep. Andy Biggs explains why top Republicans are considering Liz Cheney's removal from leadership.
Billy Crystal, Tiffany Haddish team up for dramedy
Reuters, 06 May 2021
Billy Crystal returns to the director’s chair after 20 years for 'Here Today', in which he also plays a well-known comedy writer who unexpectedly becomes friends with a street jazz singer.
Could India’s Covid-19 crisis be a precursor for Africa?
CNN, 06 May 2021
CNN’s Christiane Amanpour speaks with South African Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor about the Covid-19 crisis in India and what it could mean for Africa.
Biden Delivers Remarks On The American Rescue Plan | NBC News
NBC, 06 May 2021
Watch live coverage as President Biden delivers remarks on how his administration is implementing Covid-19 relief and the American Rescue Plan.
Is it time's up for Israel's Prime Minister? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 06 May 2021
Two years and four elections later, Israel is still no closer to having a government.
Facebook's Trump ban upheld by Oversight Board for now
BBC, 05 May 2021
Donald Trump's ban from Facebook and Instagram has been upheld by Facebook's Oversight Board.
Hope to poorer nations? Mexico develops nasal spray COVID-19 vaccine | COVID-19 Special
DW, 05 May 2021
Mexico has the world's third highest COVID-19 death toll, behind the United States and Brazil.
Live: Explore the backstage of Sichuan Opera’s face-changing technique and more
CGTN, 05 May 2021
Sichuan Opera is a traditional folk drama art originating in southwest China's Sichuan Province around 1700.
Cuomo under fire as he advises people not to approach seniors without jab
RT, 05 May 2021
Andrew Cuomo has hit the news once again, this time for insinuating that ‘unvaccinated people could kill their relatives.’ It follows accusations that he ‘allowed COVID to spread in care homes’ after the state’s high number of deaths was...
Keir Starmer 'fighting for every vote' in uphill election battle
Telegraph, 05 May 2021
Sir Keir Starmer has said Labour will be "fighting for every vote" as he comes under intense pressure not to lose further ground in tomorrow's elections.
Coordination Is the Name of the Game, Greek Tourism Minister Says
Bloomberg, 05 May 2021
May.05 -- Speaking about Greece's reopening as the summer season
France threatens to cut Jersey's electricity over post-Brexit fishing rights
Guardian, 05 May 2021
The French maritime minister, Annick Girardin, warned on Tuesday that France could cut off electricity to the British island of Jersey in a dispute over fishing rights.
BREAKING: 'Not the time for a reckless referendum' on Scottish Independence, says Boris Johnson
Sky, 05 May 2021
Boris Johnson has dismissed a second referendum on Scottish independence, saying that people feel 'this is not the time'.
‘A lot of people are going to die’: a frontline doctor’s account of Covid-19 crisis in India
SCMP, 05 May 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube India is in the grips of a spiralling Covid-19 crisis, with more than 20 million infections and 220,000 deaths recorded across the country.
"An oasis in the city": The Birmingham allotment helping people get through lockdown
ITV, 05 May 2021
During the lockdowns allotments have been one place where most
Covid-19: South African variant takes devastating toll on Madagascar
FRANCE24, 05 May 2021
Since the 'South African' #variant surfaced in #Madagascar, the island nation has recorded around 11,500 infections and 200 deaths per month, according to official figures - which are likely a vast underestimation.
A Uygur boy needed a surgery. This video shows the intense 6-hour rush to save the boy's arm.
CD, 05 May 2021
A #Uygur boy from Hotan prefecture in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous
Melinda Gates: vaccines, inequality and caregiving I FT
FT, 05 May 2021
The co-founder of the Melinda & Bill Gates Foundation tells FT editor Roula Khalaf, in an interview recorded on April 29, that women have lost $800bn of income in the pandemic and on average have contributed 30 hours a week to unpaid car...
Escaping Eritrea (full documentary)
Frontline, 05 May 2021
With exclusive secret footage and testimony, an undercover five-year investigation documents shocking allegations of torture, arbitrary detention and indefinite forced conscription into military service in Eritrea.
BDS to vote on mask mandate
WMBB, 05 May 2021
BDS to vote on mask mandate.
Contra Punto | Chiriquí
SERTV, 05 May 2021
TR en un Minuto: 4 de mayo de 2021
Telemetro, 05 May 2021
Conozca cómo ha sido seccionado el Complejo Hospitalario de la CSS para brindar atención a pacientes, en el #TRenUnMinuto con Maríangeles Muñoz.
Inside a Young Migrant’s Family Separation Nightmare
NYT, 05 May 2021
This story, split between Guatemala and Florida, offers a firsthand look at the continuing trauma of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” separation policy.
Urge ayuda gubernamental para reactivación | RadioGrafía
ECO, 04 May 2021
Panamá, 4 de mayo de 2021. Hoy en RadioGrafía, Jorge Iglesias Bloise dijo que el plan de reactivación económica pasa desapercibido.
Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces in Sheikh Jarrah ahead of eviction hearing
CA, 06 May 2021
Clashes have been erupting over the past week between the Palestinian residents of Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in Jerusalem, and Israeli forces and settlers.
Top auction houses show off pieces ahead of spring sale in New York
AFP, 06 May 2021
Sotheby's and Christie's unveil their upcoming auction pieces, featuring work from artists including Jean-Michel Basquiat and Claude Monet.
Facebook board upholds Trump ban for now
AP, 06 May 2021
The decison to ban Donald Trump from Facebook has been upheld by the company's quasi-independent oversight board.
Biden talks federal stimulus funding for restaurants
CBS, 06 May 2021
The application process for the $28.6 billion in funding for restaurants, bars and other small food and beverage businesses hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, launched Monday as part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan passed ea...