Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021
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Hero or villain? | NYT condemns Napoleon's 'genocide' as France defends his honor
RT, 23 Mar 2021
New York Times launches a vicious attack on Napoleon as France prepares to mark the 200th anniversary of his death
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EU to end AstraZeneca and J&J contracts at expiry, report says
Reuters, 14 Apr 2021
The EU Commission has decided not to renew COVID-19 vaccine contracts next year with AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson, according to a media report.
Use-of-force expert testifies for the defense in Derek Chauvin trial
CBS, 14 Apr 2021
Derek Chauvin's defense lawyer called a use-of-force expert on Tuesday who testified that the former Minneapolis police officer's actions while arresting George Floyd were reaso...
Scalise blasts Biden's 'Soviet-style dream list' infrastructure bill
FOX, 14 Apr 2021
House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., discusses the potential impact of Democrats’ progressive agenda.
U.S. Threat Assessment Singles Out China, Climate Change Ahead Of Terror Groups | NBC News NOW
NBC, 14 Apr 2021
In a newly released threat assessment, U.S. intelligence officials have placed China, Russia, Iran and North Korea, as well as climate change ahead of terror organizations and c...
US withdrawal from Afghanistan 'could lead to civil war'
BBC, 14 Apr 2021
US President Joe Biden is set to announce that American troops will leave Afghanistan by 11 September, officials have told US media.
Christiane Amanpour looks back at Afghanistan’s wars
CNN, 14 Apr 2021
CNN’s Christiane Amanpour discusses her experience covering wars in Afghanistan as US President Joe Biden prepares to lay out his plan to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan and...
Muslims mark first night of Ramadan with Al-Aqsa Mosque prayers
Al Jazeera, 14 Apr 2021
Muslims in occupied East Jerusalem have been celebrating the first night of Ramadan with prayers inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Armenia discussing military base expansion with Russia
AP, 14 Apr 2021
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Ethiopians head home after Yemen migrant life becomes difficult
CA, 14 Apr 2021
When Ethiopian migrant Jamal Hussein boarded a U.N.-run repatriation flight out of Yemen, he ended a journey through the war-torn country that he had hoped would take him to a b...
German ICU units fill up with younger COVID-19 patients
DW, 14 Apr 2021
Health authorities in Germany are sounding the alarm about the growing number of COVID-19 cases.
Putin gets second dose of coronavirus vaccine
AFP, 14 Apr 2021
President Vladimir Putin says he has received the second dose of a vaccine against the coronavirus.
Goldman Sachs First-Quarter Trading, Revenue Top Estimates
Bloomberg, 14 Apr 2021
Apr.14 -- Goldman Sachs Group reported record first-quarter results
US withdrawal raises concerns Taliban might not honour peace deal beyond May
FRANCE24, 14 Apr 2021
US President Joe Biden has announced a September 11 withdrawal date for US troops from Afghanistan.
Sir Keir Starmer: 'Greensill scandal tip of the iceberg'
Sky, 14 Apr 2021
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer questions Prime Minister Boris Johnson about the inquiry into the lobbying allegations against David Cameron and the government's current lobbying...
Inside China’s gymnastics school that churns out Olympic champions
SCMP, 14 Apr 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube The Li Xiaoshuang Gymnastics School in the Chinese city of Xiantao in Hubei province has churned ...
Boris Johnson admits lobbying 'boundaries not properly understood' amid Greensill scandal
Telegraph, 14 Apr 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told MPs in the House of Commons that lobbying boundaries were not "properly understood".
CrossTalk | Spoiling for War
RT, 14 Apr 2021
Does the Biden foreign policy differ from that of Trump’s? At this point, not really.
Live: A closer look at Boundary Monument No. 1 of the Qing Dynasty – Ep. 4
CGTN, 14 Apr 2021
China has a coastline more than 18,000 kilometers long, starting from the mouth of the Beilun River in the south and stretching northward to the mouth of the Yalu River.
PMQs: Boris Johnson takes questions after MPs debate Greensill scandal – watch live
Guardian, 14 Apr 2021
Boris Johnson is expected to answers question after an opposition
Live: Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer face off at PMQs
ITV, 14 Apr 2021
The prime minister and the Labour leader face off in the House