Wednesday, Jun 23, 2021
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WHO gives emergency approval to the first Chinese COVID-19 vaccine
CD, 08 May 2021
The World Health Organization approved a #COVID-19 #vaccine from China's state-owned pharmaceutical firm #Sinopharm for emergency use on Friday.
Britain's military attache summoned by Russia's defence ministry
AFP, 23 Jun 2021
Russia's defence ministry summons Britain's military attache after announcing that it has fired warning shots at HMS Defender, a British navy destroyer in the Black Sea after it...
Spider-Man attends Pope Francis' weekly audience
Reuters, 23 Jun 2021
A different type of participant dropped in on Pope Francis' general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday - Spider-Man.
Former Defense Department special counsel on January 6 Capitol riot and FBI's response
CBS, 23 Jun 2021
In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Ryan Goodman, a former special counsel for the U.S.
Critical race theory is designed to divide: Douglas Murray
FOX, 23 Jun 2021
‘The Madness of Crowds’ author says it’s time for parents and
Teeth Whitening On The Rise As Mask Mandates Are Lifted
NBC, 23 Jun 2021
According to Smile Direct Club, teeth whitening is up 47 percent this year. NBC News’ Simone Boyce reports from the dentist’s chair to explain why so many are wanting pearly whi...
Kunal Kamra: Modi Caused a 'Covid Massacre' | NYT Opinion
NYT, 23 Jun 2021
In the Opinion video above, Kunal Kamra, an enormously popular stand-up comedian in India, puts all jokes aside and takes a serious look at his government’s handling of the pand...
"Delta Plus:" India state health minister orders close monitoring of COVID-19 variant mutation
CA, 23 Jun 2021
The health minister in India's Maharashtra state has ordered staff to "closely monitor" cases of a COVID-19 variant they have identified locally as the "Delta Plus." India said ...
Air raid kills dozens in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, say witnesses
Al Jazeera, 23 Jun 2021
Dozens of people have reportedly been killed in an air attack on a busy market in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region.
Afghanistan's health system at breaking point | COVID-19 Special
DW, 23 Jun 2021
Afghanistan is battling a third wave of COVID-19 infections. The country's healthcare system is overwhelmed.
Australian state bars US couple from seeing dying father
BBC, 23 Jun 2021
US couple Mark Kilian and his wife Anneli Gericke are fighting to see his dying father in Queensland in Australia.
'This is the real sin here': Cuomo slams the GOP's latest move
CNN, 23 Jun 2021
CNN's Chris Cuomo says the real problem is that the Republican Party doesn't seem to want to even have a discussion about voting rights and let their arguments against the bill ...
BREAKING: Russian forces 'drop bombs' in path of Royal Navy
Sky, 23 Jun 2021
The Russian Defence Ministry has claimed their forces fired warning shots at a Royal Navy destroyer after it entered Russian territorial waters in the Black Sea.
Morning Stock Movers: Coinbase, Clover, Microsoft, Riot Blockchain
Bloomberg, 23 Jun 2021
Jun.23 -- Bloomberg's Taylor Riggs runs down the biggest moving stocks in today's pre-market trading.
‘Finland is going apesh*t!’ | Finnish fans aim to dispel stereotypes at Euro 2020
RT, 23 Jun 2021
Finland are in their 1st ever Euros, and they have a point to
PMQs: Boris Johnson takes questions in parliament – watch live
Guardian, 23 Jun 2021
Prime minister Boris Johnson takes his weekly questions in parliament. Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub The Guardian publishes independent ...
PMQs in full: Boris Johnson faces Keir Starmer and MPs in parliament - watch livestream
Telegraph, 23 Jun 2021
Watch PMQs live from the House of Commons from 12pm. Boris Johnson will face questions from Keir Starmer and other MPs as it emerges that ministers are preparing to lift all rem...
PMQs in full: Boris Johnson faces MPs as travel industry protests outside Parliament
ITV, 23 Jun 2021
The UK government has been criticised for not allowing more travel
How do taikonauts unbox packages at CSS?
CGTN, 23 Jun 2021
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-06-23/How-do-taikonauts-unbox-packages-at-CSS--11kw8wtwL72/index.html Taikonauts at the China Space Station (CSS) unpacked nearly 7 ton...
Inside Iran: A misunderstood nation?
FRANCE24, 23 Jun 2021
Iran tends to dominate the news cycle, whether that's over its contentious nuclear programme, relations with the West or its domestic situation.
India tests long-range drone flights to deliver coronavirus vaccines
SCMP, 23 Jun 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube An Indian aviation firm has carried out initial tests of long-range drones for use in delivering ...