Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021
Focus on the big picture
It's Time to Revisit Weak Dollar Assumptions, DWS Says
Bloomberg, 14 Jan 2021
Jan.14 -- Stefanie Holtze-Jen, chief currency strategist at DWS Investment, discusses the outlook for U.S. fiscal relief and its potential impact on Federal Reserve ...
Dr. Alveda King on bridging America's racial divide
FOX, 19 Jan 2021
Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., shares her message on the holiday marking her uncle's birthday.
U.S. Capitol closed after fire sparks fears
Reuters, 19 Jan 2021
The U.S. Capitol complex was shut down for about an hour out of caution after a small fire broke out nearby, underscoring security jitters days before President-elect Joe Biden’...
FBI vetting troops stationed in Washington ahead of Inauguration Day
CBS, 19 Jan 2021
The FBI says it is vetting 25,000 National Guard troops in Washington amid concerns over an insider threat to Wednesday's inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
Coronavirus: Ontario to provide $125 million for over 500 critical care beds in hot-spots | FULL
CA, 19 Jan 2021
Ontario Premier Doug Ford, alongside Deputy Premier and Health
Over-75s in Paris queue for Covid vaccinations
AFP, 19 Jan 2021
Anti-Covid vaccinations are carried out on over-75s in Paris, as new centres open nationwide, despite fears of shortages emerging.
Policía y militares frenan protestas que llevaban días en Túnez
AP, 19 Jan 2021
Los tunecinos en general están molestos de que el país del norte de África está al borde de la bancarrota y tiene servicios públicos deficientes.
Is Russian President Putin afraid of Navalny? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 19 Jan 2021
International condemnation is growing over the arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, when he flew into Moscow.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Holds Briefing | NBC News
NBC, 19 Jan 2021
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo holds a briefing on the coronavirus pandemic. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/More...
Vaccination rates highlight divide between Israelis and Palestinians
CNN, 18 Jan 2021
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is on track to meet his claim of inoculating Israel's entire 9 million population by the end of March.
Which treatments are most effective against COVID-19? | COVID-19 Special
DW, 18 Jan 2021
While everyone's focused on COVID-19 vaccines, what about a cure or treatment for those infected with coronavirus or those of us who could still catch it? Especially as a second...
Guatemala blocks thousands of people bound for US
BBC, 18 Jan 2021
A group of US-bound Central American migrants has been met with truncheons and tear gas in Guatemala as they attempt to travel on to Mexico, and then the US border.
Manaus residents wash Brazilian city's streets to fight COVID-19
CGTN, 18 Jan 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-01-18/Manaus-residents-wash-Brazilian-city-s-streets-to-fight-COVID-19-X9Jzf50iJy/index.html On January 17, residents of the city of Ma...
Miners in China trapped by explosion send note to rescuers
Guardian, 18 Jan 2021
Workers trapped in a gold mine after an explosion at the site in eastern China on 10 January have sent a written note to the surface saying that 12 of the miners trapped undergr...
Jab gap | Second COVID jab wait in UK may exceed 12 weeks
RT, 18 Jan 2021
The UK's Dominic Raab has sparked outrage, after hinting that a previously announced 12-week wait for the second COVID vaccine may be even longer.
The deplatforming phenomenon
FRANCE24, 18 Jan 2021
In this edition, we look more closely at the digital insurrection
'A sense of impending doom': NHS doctors on what it's like to be on the Covid-19 frontline
Telegraph, 18 Jan 2021
"We are used to dealing with illness and death", Dr Sonia Adesara says, "what we're not used to dealing with is so much of it".
Explaining China's five Covid vaccines, test results and global distribution plans
SCMP, 18 Jan 2021
Analysis and comparison of China's five Covid-19 vaccines now in the final phase of testing, and where they are being distributed around the world.
What next for the Republican Party after Trump's presidency?
Sky, 18 Jan 2021
Donald Trump has not only divided much of America, he also split opinion within the Republican Party.
China’s Growth Beats Estimates
Bloomberg, 18 Jan 2021
Jan.18 -- The latest data out of China confirms that the country's
Coronavirus: the race between vaccines and new variants I FT
FT, 18 Jan 2021
Anna Gross lays out the threat new variants of the disease pose to the UK's vaccination programme.