Monday, Jun 21, 2021
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At least 37 killed and dozens injured after 2 express trains collide in Pakistan
RT, 07 Jun 2021
At least 37 people were killed and dozens more injured in Pakistan’s Sindh province after an express train derailed and collided with another passenger train coming from the opposite direction.
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Ethiopia prepares for elections
Reuters, 21 Jun 2021
Ethiopians head to the ballot box on Monday for what are being touted by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as the country's first attempt at free and fair elections.
How Juneteenth Support Grew Among Young Americans
NBC, 21 Jun 2021
On Thursday, President Joe Biden signed into law the federal government's addition of Juneteenth to its list of paid holidays.
Why men really need to take care of their mental health
CA, 20 Jun 2021
June is Canadian Men’s Health Month and this year, the focus is on mental health.
Violent storm wreaks havoc in France
AFP, 20 Jun 2021
Images of damage and flooding as a violent storm hits the south of Paris, with heavy rain and wind gusts of up to 137 km/h.
Ethiopia's Harar, Ogaden and Tigray excluded from electoral vote
Al Jazeera, 20 Jun 2021
Voters in Tigray and two other regions in Ethiopia have been excluded from taking part in the country's parliamentary elections.
Bill Bennett on criticism over Biden's first trip abroad
FOX, 20 Jun 2021
Former Education Secretary under Ronald Reagan Bill Bennett discusses
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh still hope to return to Myanmar
DW, 20 Jun 2021
Stateless Rohingya Muslims face constant setbacks in returning to their Myanmar homeland.
Growing list of Arizona Republicans have had enough amid 'audit'
CNN, 20 Jun 2021
CNN's Pamela Brown talks to conservative talk radio host Mike Broomhead about the Republican-led election audit in Arizona that is entering its final stages, despite a process t...
How the Delta variant took hold in the UK
BBC, 20 Jun 2021
As the UK deals with a third wave of coronavirus infections, the BBC's Ros Atkins traces the story of the Delta variant, from its arrival to how it became the dominant strain of...
Mt. Etna emits fountains of lava in its latest eruption
RT, 20 Jun 2021
Just two days after its last activity, Mt. Etna has erupted again, shooting columns of lava into the air.
Young Afghan writer and refugee seeks to break down walls, borders
FRANCE24, 20 Jun 2021
Afghan refugee Parwana Amiri, 17, wrote her first book, "My pen won't break but borders will", about her experience of the Moria reception centre on the Greek island of Lesbos t...
In Full: Trevor Phillips on Sunday
Sky, 20 Jun 2021
Trevor Phillips speaks to Justice Secretary Robert Buckland on the low conviction rates for rape cases in England and Wales and the by-election loss in Chesham.
Fireworks factory catches fire in Moscow
Telegraph, 20 Jun 2021
A warehouse holding a reported 16.5 tons of fireworks in central Moscow caught fire on Saturday, injuring several people.
John Bercow: defection to Labour not driven by desire for peerage
Guardian, 20 Jun 2021
John Bercow, the former Speaker of the House of Commons, told Sky News' Trevor Phillips his decision to defect to Labour had nothing to do with the fact he had not received a pe...
How does China plan to break new ground in diplomacy?
CGTN, 20 Jun 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video China must firmly uphold its sovereignty, national security, and development interests, actively participate in reform of the global governa...
LIVE: Watch the latest #VisionChina event
CD, 20 Jun 2021
Watch the latest VisionChina event, themed "Long March from Red
China joins elite club of countries that have reached Mars
SCMP, 20 Jun 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube After seven months of space travel and three months in Mars’ orbit, China’s Tianwen-1 unmanned sp...
AP Top Stories June 19 P
AP, 20 Jun 2021
Here’s the latest for Saturday, June 19:Juneteenth, recalling end of slavery, is marked across US; Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran presidency as turnout low; Tropical storm b...
New book examines the origins of Juneteenth in Texas
CBS, 20 Jun 2021
While Juneteenth is now a national holiday, Texas has recognized it as a state holiday since 1980.
Regional poll tests appeal of France's far right
Reuters, 21 Jun 2021
French voters went to the polls on Sunday in regional elections that will test the appeal of far-right leader Marine Le Pen's softened image less than a year before the next pre...