Monday, Jun 21, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Seychelles President Insists Country Is Safe
Bloomberg, 05 Jun 2021
May.11 -- Seychelles, the nation that's vaccinated a greater proportion of its people than any other country, is experiencing a second wave of Covid-19 infections ...
Fully vaccinated Canadians can enter country without quarantine starting July 5 | LIVE
CA, 21 Jun 2021
The Canadian government is expected to provide an update on Monday on the border restrictions put in place to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
Doctor on spread of highly contagious COVID-19 variant in U.S.
CBS, 21 Jun 2021
Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning the Delta variant of COVID-19, which was first discovered in India, could become the dominant strain in...
Spain to pardon 9 jailed Catalan separatists in political gamble by Prime Minister Sanchez
AFP, 21 Jun 2021
Spain's government is set to pardon the jailed Catalan separatists behind a failed 2017 independence bid, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says.
This state drops majority of charges for looters in 2020: Report
FOX, 21 Jun 2021
Jessica Betancourt, the owner of Bronx Optical Center, on reports that looters and rioters were not charged.
Derek Chauvin To Be Sentenced This Week For George Floyd’s Murder
NBC, 21 Jun 2021
Judge Peter Cahill is set to sentence Derek Chauvin this week as the former Minneapolis police officer faces up to 30 years in prison after being convicted of murdering George F...
South African fishermen, oyster farmers fear power-generating ship will kill business
Reuters, 21 Jun 2021
A floating gas-turbine generator meant to alleviate South Africa’s crippling power cuts has run into objections by oyster farmers and small-scale fishermen, who fear the environ...
Will tourism ever recover from the coronavirus pandemic? | COVID-19 Special
DW, 21 Jun 2021
The pandemic has devastated the global travel and tourism industry. No sector has suffered more.
India struggles to vaccinate population outside of cities, towns
Al Jazeera, 21 Jun 2021
With COVID variants spreading quickly around the world, governments are responding more aggressively with vaccines.
Up to 10,000 Japanese fans at Tokyo 2020 events
BBC, 21 Jun 2021
Up to 10,000 Japanese fans will be permitted at Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, despite warnings from health bosses.
Exploring Shanghai's past and present
CGTN, 21 Jun 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-06-21/Exploring-Shanghai-s-past-and-present-11hihx6ZuJa/index.html Shanghai is one of the world's great financial centers, and a bustli...
Delta Variant Next Chapter of Covid Pandemic: Johns Hopkins
Bloomberg, 21 Jun 2021
Jun.21 -- Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Vice
Car bomb targets French soldiers in Mali, several injured
FRANCE24, 21 Jun 2021
A #carbomb #explosion targeting France's #Barkhane force in the central #Malian town of #Gossi on Monday #injured several #soldiers, local sources told FRANCE 24.
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Village opens to the media
SCMP, 21 Jun 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have opened the athletes’ village to the media.
Russian FM Lavrov and OSCE chief Schmid hold press conference in Moscow
RT, 21 Jun 2021
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Elephant breaks into kitchen in Thailand looking for snacks
Guardian, 21 Jun 2021
A hungry elephant crashed through a kitchen wall looking for something to eat in the early hours of Saturday morning in southern Thailand.
BREAKING: It's 'looking good' for 19 July but PM refuses to rule out further lockdowns
Sky, 21 Jun 2021
The Prime Minister has said it is "looking good" for 19 July to be the "terminus point" for England's coronavirus restrictions but he did not rule out the prospect of further lo...
An in-depth firsthand look at the resources that are going into tracking the Asian elephant herd
CD, 21 Jun 2021
In this mini-series of #Elephant Trek, we give an in-depth firsthand
ShowBiz Minute: Smith, Jolie, Foo Fighters
AP, 21 Jun 2021
Will Smith releasing memoir "Will" in November; Angelina Jolie visits refugee camp in Burkina Faso; Foo Fighters reopen Madison Square Garden with first event after pandemic clo...
Will China become the centre of the world economy?
FT, 21 Jun 2021
The global economy is shifting away from the US and Europe towards
Stonehenge: Crowds defy advice to stay away on Summer Solstice day
Telegraph, 21 Jun 2021
Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/3idrdLH Visitors defied advice to stay away from the Stonehenge on the morning of the longest day.