Saturday, Jun 19, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Live: Guangzhou officials brief press on COVID-19 containment measures
CGTN, 06 Jun 2021
Officials in Guangzhou, the capital of south China's Guangdong Province, hold a press conference on the latest prevention and control measures against COVID-19.
Half of Canadians report anxiety about reopening, polling shows
CA, 19 Jun 2021
After more than a year of social isolation amid the COVID-19 pandemic, t’s understandable, some may be reluctant to renter society.
Euro soccer win a piece of cake for French baker
Reuters, 19 Jun 2021
French master baker Ludovic Gerboin has been baking in Germany for years, and while he is injecting a little sweetness into #Euro2020 for all fans from all countries, his culina...
NASA's latest ad focuses on being woke, while China focusses on space
FOX, 19 Jun 2021
Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., raises concerns about the agency's
NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shares new social justice doc
AP, 19 Jun 2021
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talks about his latest documentary, 'Fight the Power:The Movements That Changed America' which explores the history of protests that shaped the course for ju...
South Koreans seek UNESCO recognition of ‘hanji’
Al Jazeera, 19 Jun 2021
Politicians and academics in South Korea are pushing for traditional paper-making to be included on UNESCO’s intangible cultural heritage list.
Anti-Olympic protesters rally as Tokyo Games just over a month away
AFP, 19 Jun 2021
Anti-Olympic protesters call for the Games to be cancelled with just over a month left until the July 23 Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony.
Iran election: Hardliner Raisi sweeps to victory amid low turnout
DW, 19 Jun 2021
A hardline cleric has swept to victory in Iran's presidential election. Officials say Ebrahim Raisi has won nearly two thirds of the vote.
Drone cameras record social lives of killer whales
BBC, 19 Jun 2021
Killer whales may socialise with each other based on age and gender, with younger whales and females more sociable than other groups, according to new research.
Mexico City Metro Collapse Blamed On Poor Construction
NBC, 19 Jun 2021
Officials are under pressure after an independent investigation pointed to structural faults as the cause of the accident.
Americans are quitting their jobs at record pace, report says
CBS, 19 Jun 2021
A new report shows that nearly four million Americans quit their jobs in April, which is the highest quit rate in 20 years.
Mike Pence heckled at conservative conference
CNN, 19 Jun 2021
Members of the crowd heckled former Vice President Mike Pence while he was speaking at a Faith and Freedom Coalition conference in Kissimmee, Florida.
Fed Finally Recognizes Inflation Danger: Summers
Bloomberg, 19 Jun 2021
Jun.18 -- Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers,
Slavic Brotherhood 2021 | Russia, Serbia and Belarus start joint drills in Krasnodar
RT, 19 Jun 2021
Credit: Russian MoD Russia, Serbia and Belarus started joint drills labelled Slavic Brotherhood in the Krasnodar region in southern Russia.
Grayton Beach shark bite victim is the first since 2005
WMBB, 19 Jun 2021
Grayton Beach shark bite victim is the first since 2005.
Covid vaccine: Health bosses urge youngsters to get jab on 'Super Saturday'
ITV, 19 Jun 2021
Covid vaccine: Health bosses urge youngsters to get jab on 'Super
Euro 2020 cause VIP quarantine headache for Boris Johnson
Sky, 19 Jun 2021
Boris Johnson says 'sensible accommodations' can be made amid government talks with UEFA over whether VIPs and foreign fans will get special access to England for key Euro 2020 ...
'That's a private matter': Biden on rebuke from Catholic bishops
Guardian, 19 Jun 2021
On Friday, Biden was asked for his response to the US Conference of Bishops taking steps toward rebuking Catholic politicians who receive communion and support abortion rights.
Palestinians cancel deal for near-expired Covid-19 vaccine doses from Israel
FRANCE24, 19 Jun 2021
The Palestinian Authority (PA) cancelled a deal on Friday to receive soon-to-expire COVID-19 vaccines from Israel after an initial Israeli shipment showed an expiration date soo...
Mentes Brillantes: Integrantes del herbario de la Universidad de Panamá
Telemetro, 19 Jun 2021
En el herbario de la Universidad de Panamá reposan plantas con más de 100 años. Los integrantes de este herbario trabajan en la conservación de estas plantas.
In full: Crowds of fans gather at Wembley Stadium for England v Scotland Euro 2020 match
Telegraph, 19 Jun 2021
Fans arrive at Wembley Stadium ahead of the England vs Scotland Euro 2020 game. Swarms of England and Scotland fans have descended on parts of central London in the pouring rain...