Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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'I see myself as next season's coach,' says Barcelona's Koeman
AFP, 24 Apr 2021
As Ronald Koeman prepares his squad to travel to Villarreal, the Barca coach continues to face fall out from his team's role in the Super League debacle.
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U.S. removes Xiaomi from blacklist, reversing late China jab by Trump
Reuters, 12 May 2021
The U.S Department of Defense will remove China's Xiaomi Corp from a government blacklist, a court filing showed, marking a noteworthy reversal by the Biden administration of on...
Houthi rebels intensify assault on Yemen's Marib region despite ceasefire efforts
CBS, 12 May 2021
Heavy fighting is underway in Yemen's oil-rich Marib region, where Houthi rebels have intensified their assault.
Why is Germany losing the fight against pedophiles on the internet? | DW Analysis
DW, 12 May 2021
Why are German authorities overwhelmed by child sexual abuse images flooding the internet and what the country could do to catch up.
Chile’s Indigenous: The Mapuche Fight | Between Us
Al Jazeera, 12 May 2021
Southern Chile is beautiful and vast, but it is also the place in Latin America where an indigenous group is openly fighting for their land.
Liz Cheney ousted from GOP leadership
FOX, 12 May 2021
Rep. Liz Cheney speaks to press after House Republicans voted her out as Conference Chair.
8 killed in Tajikistan mudslides
AFP, 12 May 2021
Tajikistan's government says that eight people have died and many properties were devastated in landslides in various parts of the country following heavy rainfall.
Boris Johnson announces public inquiry into UK’s handling of COVID-19 pandemic
CA, 12 May 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Wednesday an independent public inquiry, beginning spring 2022, into the United Kingdom’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
BBC reporters appear live from Israel and Gaza after 'barrage of rockets'
BBC, 12 May 2021
The deadly exchange of fire between Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip and the Israeli military has escalated significantly, with the UN fearing a "full-scale war".
Andrew McCarthy taps into '80s nostalgia
AP, 12 May 2021
Actor Andrew McCarthy reveals new details about his life as a
Kids React To Pfizer FDA Authorization | NBC News NOW
NBC, 12 May 2021
The FDA has authorized the Pfizer vaccine for emergency use in kids and teens age 12 and up.
Live: Boris Johnson updates MPs on Covid pandemic developments
ITV, 12 May 2021
Live: Boris Johnson updates MPs on Covid pandemic developments.
BREAKING: Public inquiry into handling of COVID to begin 2022 - PM
Sky, 12 May 2021
The Prime Minister has told the Commons an independent public inquiry into the Government's handling of the pandemic will begin in spring 2022.
Israeli-Palestinian conflict | Cross-border bombardment leaves 35 Palestinians & 5 Israelis dead
RT, 12 May 2021
The UN's Middle East peace envoy has described the Israeli-Palestinian confrontation as escalating into a full-scale war, as the situation continues to spiral out of control, wi...
Covid-19 catastrophe could have been prevented, says independent probe
FRANCE24, 12 May 2021
The catastrophic scale of the Covid-19 pandemic could have been prevented, an independent global panel concluded Wednesday, but a "toxic cocktail" of dithering and poor coordina...
Myanmar marks 100 days since military coup with pop-up protests across major cities
SCMP, 12 May 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Demonstrations erupted across major cities in Myanmar on May 11, 2021, to mark 100 days since the...
Māori party co-leader ejected from New Zealand parliament after performing haka
Guardian, 12 May 2021
An Indigenous New Zealand lawmaker was thrown out of New Zealand's parliament for performing a Māori haka in protest against what he said were racist arguments.
Fatal Russia school shooting: Day of mourning after 9 killed, 20 wounded in Kazan
CGTN, 12 May 2021
For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Russian authorities have declared a day of mourning following a school shooting that killed nine people, seven of whom were school children.
Israel: Rioting in Lod leads to Netanyahu calling state of emergency
Telegraph, 12 May 2021
Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, has declared a state of emergency in the central city of Lod as an Arab protest against Israeli military action descended into a ...
Will the Fed Signal Tapering Anytime Soon?
Bloomberg, 12 May 2021
May.12 -- Johanna Chua, chief Asia Pacific economist at Citigroup
Fmr model grew up in Kakuma camp discusses potential closure
CNN, 12 May 2021
The Kenyan government wants the United Nations to close the Kakuma and Dadaab refugee camps.