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Iraq Kurdish police fire tear gas as student protest
AFP, 24 Nov 2021
Iraqi Kurdish police fire tear gas to disperse thousands of students protesting over several years of grant cuts near Sulaimani University in eastern Kurdistan.
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Saudi boxers train for the first women’s championship
Reuters, 09 Dec 2021
Saudi women boxers are training for the Kingdom’s first female boxing tournament at a Riyadh gym.
Live Replay: President Biden delivers remarks on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
FOX, 09 Dec 2021
Watch Live at 3:30 p.m. ET: President Biden delivers remarks
India defence chief among 13 dead in helicopter crash
AFP, 09 Dec 2021
An eyewitness recounts what he saw as rescue operations are underway following a helicopter crash in India, in which Indian defence chief General Bipin Rawat and 12 other people...
Instagram CEO calls for an industry body to keep kids safe online during in to US Senate | FULL
CA, 09 Dec 2021
The CEO of Facebook’s Instagram is set to testify on Wednesday afternoon before the U.S.
January 6 committee prepares to hold Mark Meadows in criminal contempt of Congress
CBS, 09 Dec 2021
The House select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol attack is preparing to hold former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows in criminal contempt of Congress over h...
Scott Peterson resentenced to life in wife’s death
AP, 09 Dec 2021
Scott Peterson was resentenced to life without parole Wednesday during an emotional hearing in which family members of his slain pregnant wife, Laci, called him out for the 2002...
Germany’s new Chancellor Olaf Scholz sworn in – What’s to expect?
DW, 09 Dec 2021
Germany has a new Chancellor. Today, the Social Democrat Olaf Scholz took the oath of office and the reins of power from Angela Merkel.
Will fusion energy define our clean energy future? | The Stream
Al Jazeera, 09 Dec 2021
Fusion energy - a non-polluting, limitless form of power - has long been thought of as a technological fantasy.
Progressives move to strip Boebert of committee assignments
CNN, 09 Dec 2021
Progressive Democratic Rep. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts is introducing a resolution, cosigned by other progressives, that would strip Colorado Republican Rep.
Boris Johnson faces Prime Minister’s Questions calls to resign as fury over party grows
BBC, 09 Dec 2021
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he is “sorry for offence” caused by a video showing his staff joking about a lockdown Christmas party in No 10, amid mounting public outrage.
Jan. 6 Committee To Advance Contempt Proceedings As Meadows Fails To Appear
NBC, 09 Dec 2021
The House committee is moving to hold former White House chief
Border guards battle fierce winds, snowdrift during patrols
CGTN, 08 Dec 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-12-08/Border-guards-battle-fierce-winds-snowdrift-during-patrols-15PpA88iHRe/index.html Despite the fierce winds and drifting snow, bor...
Prime Minister apologises and promises investigation into 'Christmas party'
Sky, 08 Dec 2021
Boris Johnson said he understood the anger people felt at seeing Number 10 staff appearing to make light of coronavirus restrictions.
Live: Boris Johnson faces fierce questions in PMQs over leaked video about Christmas party
ITV, 08 Dec 2021
Boris Johnson is under major pressure to explain footage, released
Omicron reported in 57 countries, hospitalisations set to rise, WHO says • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 08 Dec 2021
The #Omicron variant has been reported in 57 nations and the number of patients needing #hospitalisation is likely to rise as it spreads, the #WorldHealthOrganization said on We...
Londoners Pare Back Office Time as Omicron Cases Rise
Bloomberg, 08 Dec 2021
Some City of London workers are starting to take matters into
Flooding leaves much of Indonesian capital Jakarta submerged
SCMP, 08 Dec 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Homes and businesses have been submerged by floodwaters in the Indonesian capital Jakarta since D...
Broom fight! | FIERY Los Escobazos festival lights up Spain's streets
RT, 08 Dec 2021
Locals engage in BURNING broom-fighting during Los Escobazos festival in Jarandilla de la Vera #news #trending #currentevents ---------------------------------------------------...
No 10 Christmas party: how Boris Johnson's government denied breaking lockdown rules
Guardian, 08 Dec 2021
Boris Johnson is facing accusations of lying after senior No 10 officials were filmed joking about a lockdown Christmas party that Downing Street insists did not take place.
"France are a serious team!" Eddie Jones' Six Nations Preview | Brian Moore's Full Contact Podcast
Telegraph, 08 Dec 2021
Watch the full podcast https://youtu.be/_u_JJXnS2WA Brian Moore & the Telegraph's Chief Rugby Correspondent Gavin Mairs sit down with England head coach Eddie Jones to discuss h...