Monday, Mar 08, 2021
Focus on the big picture
LIVE: The WHO's Tedros gives an update on COVID-19
Reuters, 18 Feb 2021
The director-general of the World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gives an update on the latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pope Francis visits Kurdistan region of Iraq
CBS, 08 Mar 2021
Pope Francis on Sunday visited the northern part of Iraq, including the autonomous Kurdish region.
Oil Jumps After Saudi Arabian Energy Facility Attacked
Bloomberg, 08 Mar 2021
Mar.07 -- Oil surged above $70 a barrel in early Asian trading
UN envoy urges Security Council to take action against Myanmar's junta
FRANCE24, 08 Mar 2021
Myanmar security forces used tear gas and stun grenades to break up a protest in Yangon on Saturday, just hours after a United Nations special envoy called on the Security Counc...
Will elections lead to stability in Ivory Coast? | Inside Story
Al Jazeera, 08 Mar 2021
After months of political turmoil, voters have cast their ballots to choose legislators in Ivory Coast.
Press Preview - A first look inside Monday's newspapers
Sky, 08 Mar 2021
See what's making Monday morning's newspaper headlines with Rachel Cunliffe, deputy online editor of the New Statesman, and Christopher Hope, chief political correspondent of Th...
Malaysian artist fights sexual health barriers, taboos
Reuters, 08 Mar 2021
A Malaysian artist born without a uterus says cultural barriers and taboos surrounding sexual health often leave women unwilling to seek support or treatment.
Pope Francis ends historic Iraq visit with Erbil mass, thousands gather
CA, 08 Mar 2021
At least 10,000 people filed into a stadium in Erbil on Sunday for mass with Pope Francis.
AP Top Stories 7 March P
AP, 08 Mar 2021
Here are the top stories for Sunday, March 7: Biden signs voting rights order; Pope calls on Iraq's Christians to forgive; 15 dead, hundreds hurt in Equatorial Guinea blasts; Wo...
The Mother of All Talkshows with George Galloway - Episode 90
RT, 08 Mar 2021
GEORGE GALLOWAY | And the Mother Of All Talk Shows. Tonight 7pm-10pm London time. Unmissable.
Democrat Sen. Cardin says the US needs 'comprehensive immigration reform’
FOX, 08 Mar 2021
Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., argues in favor of comprehensive immigration policies to solve the ‘global problem’ of displaced persons.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe freed in Iran but may face new charges
BBC, 08 Mar 2021
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been released from house arrest in Iran after completing a five year sentence on spying charges, raising hopes that she may be a step closer to ret...
Multiple explosions rock city of Bata in Equatorial Guinea
DW, 08 Mar 2021
In breaking news from Equatorial Guinea, a series of large explosions has rocked the city of Bata.
Free Spirit Community Church is starting over after Hurricane Michael
WMBB, 08 Mar 2021
Free Spirit Community Church is starting over after Hurricane Michael.
Protesters march in Minneapolis on eve of Derek Chauvin's trial
AFP, 08 Mar 2021
People carrying a mock coffin and portraits of George Floyd march in Minneapolis, Minnesota on the eve of the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of Floy...
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.
Queen hails togetherness in Commonwealth Day address
Guardian, 08 Mar 2021
Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday praised the 'courage, commitment and selfless dedication to duty' of frontline healthcare and public service workers across the Commonwealth in thei...
Flor Mizrachi Pregunta: Aida Alfaro, Arturo Rebollón y Geraldine Norte
Telemetro, 08 Mar 2021
Aida Alfaro de la Fundación Excelencia Educativa; Arturo Rebollón, epidemiólogo; y Geraldine Norte, pediatra respondieron a las preguntas de la periodista Flor Mizrachi sobre el...
'I hope we shall retain the renewed sense of closeness and community': the Queen on Commonwealth Day
Telegraph, 08 Mar 2021
The Queen has paid tribute to the world's healthcare workers amid the coronavirus pandemic, appearing in a special BBC programme screened on Sunday at 17:00 to celebrate Commonw...
President Xi's highlights at the fourth session of the 13th National People's Congress
CGTN, 07 Mar 2021
Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, took part in deliberation...