Monday, Jan 25, 2021
Focus on the big picture
How Opioid Addiction in the U.S. Fuels a Crisis for Farmers in Mexico
Intercept, 05 Dec 2020
As Americans turn from heroin to fentanyl, poppy growers in Mexico turn from farming to organized crime.
Faced with second wave, lockdown shy Sweden tweaks Covid strategy
AFP, 25 Jan 2021
Sweden made headlines around the world by not imposing the type of lockdown used elsewhere in Europe to curb the spread of Covid-19, relying instead on mostly non-coercive measu...
A decade after Egypt’s revolution, change remains elusive
Al Jazeera, 25 Jan 2021
It has been a decade since Egypt's January 25 revolution, which ended the long reign of President Hosni Mubarak.
Who should provide vaccines to the West Bank and Gaza?
BBC, 25 Jan 2021
While Israel is vaccinating its population against Covid-19 at a faster rate than anywhere else in the world, the Palestinian Authority only received its first small delivery of...
Snow in Southern California; another storm coming
AP, 25 Jan 2021
Up to a foot of snow fell in Southern California's mountains as the first in a series of storms brought real winter weather after weeks of sporadic rain that did little to ease ...
South Korean baby panda clings to zookeeper
Reuters, 25 Jan 2021
Fu Bao, the first panda to be born in South Korea, clings to her zookeeper in this viral video.
Germany fears attacks on vaccination centers +++ COVID restrictions spark riots in the Netherlands
DW, 25 Jan 2021
The German government has warned of suspected attempts to disrupt the coronavirus vaccination campaign by foreign intelligence groups as well as conspiracy theorists, according ...
Wuhan’s recovery: 1 year after world’s first Covid-19 lockdown
CNN, 25 Jan 2021
One year after China imposed a harsh lockdown in Wuhan, CNN returns to the original epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.
Nightly News Full Broadcast (January 24th)
NBC, 25 Jan 2021
Biden to reinstate travel ban on certain non-U.S. travelers,
Coronavirus: Getting new COVID-19 variants under control in Canada
CA, 25 Jan 2021
There are concerns that new, highly contagious variants of COVID-19 could push Canada into an even more dangerous third wave.
SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket with record 143 satellites aboard
CBS, 25 Jan 2021
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket boosted a record 143 small satellites into a polar orbit on Sunday in the company's first dedicated "rideshare" mission.
Anti-lockdown rioters set virus test center on fire in Dutch village
CGTN, 25 Jan 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video The first night of the first nationwide curfew in the Netherlands since World War Two on Saturday was marked with protests and unrest.
Covid: Plans for forced quarantine for airport arrivals
ITV, 25 Jan 2021
Forced quarantine is expected to be introduced by the government
The Mother of All Talkshows with George Galloway - Episode 84
RT, 25 Jan 2021
GEORGE GALLOWAY | And the Mother Of All Talk Shows. Tonight 7pm-10pm London time. Unmissable.
Inside the epicentre of the UK's COVID-19 crisis
Sky, 25 Jan 2021
Exhausted medics fight to keep COVID-19 patients alive in packed wards at the Royal Free Hospital in London – but many never make it home.
Rubio: Biden's policies 'don't represent' centrist ideas
FOX, 25 Jan 2021
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., tells ‘Fox News Sunday’ the Trump impeachment will be ‘bad’ for the country and ‘stir up’ additional chaos.
Netherlands arrests alleged drug kingpin Tse Chi Lop, dubbed Asia’s ‘El-Chapo’
FRANCE24, 25 Jan 2021
The alleged ringleader of Asia's biggest crime syndicate and one of the world's most wanted men has been arrested in the Netherlands, with Australian authorities pushing Sunday ...
Flor Mizrachi Pregunta: Eduardo Ortega, secretario del Senacyt
Telemetro, 25 Jan 2021
El médico panameño y secretario nacional de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación, Eduardo Ortega, se refiere a la eficacia y el beneficio de la vacuna contra covid-19.
Police shut down illegal parties attended by hundreds in London | Covid-19
Telegraph, 24 Jan 2021
More than £15,000 in fines has been handed out for breaching Covid-19 rules after police shut down an illegal rave on Saturday attended by more than 300 people in east London.
Boris Johnson 'frightened of democracy' SNP to hold Scottish independence vote says Sturgeon
Guardian, 24 Jan 2021
Nicola Sturgeon has revealed she will hold an advisory referendum on independence if the Scottish National party wins a majority in May’s Holyrood elections, regardless of wheth...
Western media’s disinformation campaign: two tales, one Xinjiang-- A China Daily special report
CD, 24 Jan 2021
The tale of an oppressed #Xinjiang is a fabrication that Western media refuse to give up.