Saturday, Jan 22, 2022
Focus on the big picture
Afghan families sell their children into marriage amid hunger crisis
Al Jazeera, 11 Jan 2022
As more than half of Afghanistan’s population faces acute hunger, some families say they’re left with no choice but to sell their daughters into arranged marriages to pay for food.
Jesus painting expected to sell for $40 million
AP, 22 Jan 2022
Sotheby's auction house in New York predicts a painting of Jesus Christ by Sandro Botticelli will sell for upwards of $40 million next week.
Russia says “no plans” to invade Ukraine as more troops sent to border
BBC, 22 Jan 2022
“We have no plans to invade” - that was the message from Russia's foreign minister after talks with the US about Russian intentions in Ukraine.
Children's COVID-19 hospitalizations are on the rise
CBS, 22 Jan 2022
COVID-19 hospitalizations for children are climbing, with an average of more than 900 kids admitted a day.
CDC says boosters provide ‘added protection’ against Omicron
Reuters, 22 Jan 2022
Three U.S. studies show that a third dose of an mRNA vaccine is key to fighting the Omicron coronavirus variant, providing 90% protection against hospitalization due to COVID-19...
Taliban stage protest denouncing "disrespect" to the hijab
AFP, 22 Jan 2022
The Taliban stage a demonstration with around 300 men, chanting "We want Sharia law" and "We want the hijab, even if we die for it".
Grisham says Trump held secret meetings prior to January 6
CNN, 22 Jan 2022
Former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham tells CNN's New Day that former President Donald Trump held off-the-books meetings at the White House residence in the days ...
Texas synagogue standoff: Police label hostage situation a “hate crime,” “terrorism” | FULL
CA, 22 Jan 2022
Giving an update on Friday regarding the Jan. 15 incident where
Kayleigh McEnany: US sinking like the ‘Titanic’ under Biden
FOX, 22 Jan 2022
‘Outnumbered’ weighs in on TIME magazine covering President Biden’s first year being in turmoil.
Saudi-Led Air Strikes Target Sites in Yemen Causing Unknown Number Of Deaths
NBC, 22 Jan 2022
Saudi Arabian military forces launched separate air strikes into
Austria passes vaccine mandate +++ Spain mulls exiting pandemic strategy | COVID latest
DW, 21 Jan 2022
Austria's parliament has passed a new law making COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for adults - the first European country to approve such a measure.
Ukraine tensions: Russia's Lavrov expects no breakthrough from talks with Blinken • FRANCE 24
FRANCE24, 21 Jan 2022
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei #Lavrov told US Secretary of State Antony #Blinken on Friday he expected no breakthrough from their talks in #Geneva, but wanted to hear a concre...
Tonga volcano eruption: Residents evacuated to the main island
CGTN, 21 Jan 2022
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2022-01-21/Tonga-volcano-eruption-Residents-evacuated-to-the-main-island-170uyMqetAA/index.html Telesia Adams, a Tongan living in Australia,...
Lavrov holds presser after meeting Blinken over Ukraine crisis
RT, 21 Jan 2022
Lavrov holds presser after meeting Blinken over Ukraine crisis #news #trending #worldevents -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
Our royal team on Prince Harry's security concerns and the latest on Prince Andrew
ITV, 21 Jan 2022
This is The Royal Rota - our weekly podcast about the royal family,
China installs record number of solar panels on rooftops in race for carbon neutrality
SCMP, 21 Jan 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube China has topped the world in solar-energy growth with its solar capacity hitting a record of 300...
Your attention please: Grant Shapps announces curbing of pointless train announcements
Telegraph, 21 Jan 2022
Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/3idrdLH The “endless torrent” of unnecessary train announcements is to be curbed, Grant Shapps has announced.
'I'd Do Anything For Love': Meat Loaf's mega hit through the ages
Guardian, 21 Jan 2022
The US singer and actor Meat Loaf has died aged 74, his agent has confirmed. No cause of death was shared.
CD, 21 Jan 2022
Sky News Breakfast: Ministers stand by the Prime Minister
Sky, 21 Jan 2022
On Sky News Breakfast with Niall Paterson on Friday, January
JPMorgan Raises CEO Dimon's Pay by 10%
Bloomberg, 21 Jan 2022
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has raised Jamie Dimon's pay by 10% for 2021, after the firm's most profitable year on record.