Friday, Apr 16, 2021
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Kenya receives 1.02 million doses of Oxford/Astrazeneca vaccine
AFP, 03 Mar 2021
1.02 million doses of the Oxford/Astrazeneca Covid-19 vaccine are unloaded from a cargo aircraft in Nairobi.
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Hong Kong sentencing: Nine protest figures handed jail terms
Al Jazeera, 16 Apr 2021
Media mogul Jimmy Lai & other supporters of pro-democracy movement handed jail terms.
Indianapolis Fedex shooting; Gunman, 8 others dead
AP, 16 Apr 2021
Eight people were shot and killed in a late-night shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, and the shooter has killed himself, police said.
In dust and heat Chadian women crush gravel to make ends meet
AFP, 16 Apr 2021
In the heart of the Chadian capital N'Djamena dozens of women spend up to 12 hours a day bent over their work, pulverising concrete, cement or brick chunks while children hover ...
North Koreans celebrate state founder’s birthday
Reuters, 16 Apr 2021
North Koreans celebrated the 109th birthday of the state founder Kim Il Sung with a firework display and a dance party.
Eyewitnesses recount bloody crackdown in Myanmar
CNN, 16 Apr 2021
At least 82 anti-coup protestors were killed by security forces in the city of Bago in Myanmar on April 9.
Are red states better places to live after all?
FOX, 16 Apr 2021
'Gutfeld!' panel analyze why Americans are fleeing to Republican-leaning
At least 8 dead in mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx warehouse
DW, 16 Apr 2021
There has been a shooting in the US city of Indianapolis. Local media say multiple people have been taken to hospitals in the area.
At least 8 killed at FedEx facility in Indianapolis
CBS, 16 Apr 2021
At least eight people were killed at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis. At least four people were hospitalized, including one person with critical injuries.
The Covid-19 disinformation tactics used by China
BBC, 16 Apr 2021
China’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak has been scrutinised since the virus was first detected in Wuhan.
NBC News NOW Full Broadcast - April 15th, 2021 | NBC News NOW
NBC, 16 Apr 2021
Newly released body camera footage shows the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo by Chicago police, millions of jobs are currently available even as nearly 17 million peop...
Charges laid after woman records man allegedly stalking her through downtown Vancouver
CA, 16 Apr 2021
A 33-year-old man has been arrested in an alleged stalking case that garnered significant attention after a video was shared online.
Unused Vaccines Are Piling Up Across U.S.
Bloomberg, 16 Apr 2021
Apr.15 -- Many U.S. states and cities have a growing surplus
No choice but to retaliate | Moscow responds to new US sanctions
RT, 16 Apr 2021
The White House says it is expelling Russian diplomatic staff and imposing a wave of new sanctions.
Beyond the Mountains: Life in Xinjiang
CGTN, 16 Apr 2021
Tianshan Mountains, stretching for thousands of miles across China's northwestern frontier, divides the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in half – the relatively affluent north ...
Ex- cop Derek Chauvin not to testify in George Floyd murder trial
Sky, 16 Apr 2021
The trial of the man accused of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis began more than two weeks ago.
Ousted Myanmar ambassador faces eviction, appeals for UK government help
SCMP, 16 Apr 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Kyaw Zwar Minn, Myanmar’s ousted ambassador to the UK, appealed to the British government for hel...
Covid-19: New medical equipment facility to be launched in Africa - Eye on Africa
FRANCE24, 16 Apr 2021
In tonight's edition: As Africa races to stay ahead of the pressures caused by the pandemic, a new programme is created to help strained healthcare providers on the continent ge...
George Floyd: Derek Chauvin stays silent at murder trial and will not take the stand
ITV, 16 Apr 2021
Former police officer Derek Chauvin, accused of killing George Floyd, will not testify at his murder trial.
'Justice isn't even a word to me': Daunte Wright's parents speak out after shooting
Guardian, 16 Apr 2021
The family of Daunte Wright expressed their grief and shock after he was shot dead by a white police officer in Minnesota last Sunday.
Daunte Wright: Family call for stronger charges after police officer charged with manslaughter
Telegraph, 16 Apr 2021
Daunte Wright's mother, Katie, said the idea of "justice" for her son's death was meaningless during a briefing at the New Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Minneapolis.