Monday, May 17, 2021
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Israel: At least 44 killed in stampede
Sky, 30 Apr 2021
At least 44 people have died in a stampede at a religious festival in Israel.
Ambulance officials say dozens more are critically ill in hospital.
It's believed a grandstand collapsed at an event to honour an historic religious leader.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has described the incident as a 'heavy disaster.'
A warning this report from Sky's Alistair Bunkall, contains some images that you may find distressing.
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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh on Canada's COVID-19 vaccine rollout and a "one-dose summer"
CA, 17 May 2021
The West Block guest host Mike Le Couteur talks to NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh about what a “one-dose summer” and “two-dose fall” really means.
Rep. Dan Crenshaw On How GOP Can’t 'Ex-Communicate’ Trump
NBC, 17 May 2021
Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) talks to Chuck Todd about what he calls "black and white thinking" when it comes to former President Trump, during an exclusive interview with Meet t...
COVID cover-up efforts by Chinese Communist Party are ‘staggering’: Pompeo
FOX, 17 May 2021
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo joins ‘Sunday Morning Futures’ to discuss the investigation into the origin of the coronavirus.
Christ the Redeemer lit up with vaccine message
Reuters, 16 May 2021
Rio de Janeiro's landmark was lit up on Saturday with a message of vaccine equality as developing countries around the world struggle to get vaccines.
Deaths mount in Gaza as UN meeting begins
BBC, 16 May 2021
Forty-two people have died in the latest Israeli air strikes on Gaza, as the conflict with Palestinian militants entered its seventh day.
Exclusive conversation about the new CNN Film, RACE FOR THE VACCINE
CNN, 16 May 2021
Dr. Sanjay Gupta & Barney S. Graham, MD, PhD from the NIAID Vaccine Research Center at NIH discuss the upcoming CNN Film, RACE FOR THE VACCINE, which explores the world-changing...
India faces increasing difficulty disposing of COVID dead
DW, 16 May 2021
The spread of the coronavirus appears to be slowing in India. Cases have fallen for the third day in a row - raising hopes that the worst could soon be over.
British chef Clare Smyth reopens doors after third Michelin star
AFP, 16 May 2021
In January 2021 Clare Smyth became the first British woman chef to be awarded three Michelin stars, for her Notting Hill restaurant 'Core', becoming only the fourth British chef...
Neocolonialism and the Green New Deal - Aja Barber and Asad Rehman | Studio B: Unscripted
Al Jazeera, 16 May 2021
Executive director of the anti-poverty charity War on Want, Asad Rehman has spent more than 25 years as a climate and social justice activist working with movements and front-li...
Xinjiang: Ancient venues for religious activities well protected
CGTN, 16 May 2021
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Paris scuffles | Pro-Palestine protest met with tear gas and water cannons
RT, 16 May 2021
#Paris riot police use water cannons and tear gas to disperse
Sky News Breakfast: Another night of violence in the Middle East
Sky, 16 May 2021
On the Sky News Breakfast menu for Sunday. - Another night of violence in the Middle East as more rockets are fired from Gaza aimed at the Israeli city of Tel Aviv.
Gaza's night sky is lit up by rockets exchanged with Israel
Telegraph, 16 May 2021
Hamas militants in Gaza fired a new barrage of rockets into Israel overnight. A series of explosions also struck Gaza City, with the flash of the blasts - and the trail of the o...
Matt Hancock: unlocking will go ahead next week despite India variant
Guardian, 16 May 2021
The health secretary told the BBC's Andrew Marr that the next stage of opening England up from lockdown would still go ahead this week despite concerns about the India variant ...
Chile votes for body to rewrite dictatorship-era constitution
FRANCE24, 16 May 2021
Chileans head to the polls Sunday in a second day of voting to elect 155 people who will rewrite the country's dictatorship-era constitution in a bid to address deep-seated soci...
Runners and football fans return for mass events in ‘taster of normality'
ITV, 16 May 2021
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Israel defends airstrike on Gaza tower
CBS, 16 May 2021
Israel is defending its latest airstrike in Gaza, claiming the tower that was hit was being used by Hamas.
New Calhoun County Airport celebrates grand opening with ribbon cutting
WMBB, 16 May 2021
The new Calhoun County Airport is ready for takeoff.
Israeli official defends strike on media building
AP, 16 May 2021
An Israeli military official has defended the country's airstrike on a high-rise building in Gaza City that housed offices of The Associated Press and other media outlets.
The West Block: May 16, 2021 | What will Canada do with 655,000 doses of AstraZeneca?
CA, 16 May 2021
This week on The West Block: guest host Mike Le Couteur speaks with Canada’s Procurement Minister Anita Anand about what the government plans to do with the 655,000 AstraZeneca ...