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Europe region faces 700,000 more Covid deaths by March, says WHO
BBC, 25 Nov 2021
The World Health Organization has warned that a further 700,000 people could die of Covid by March in Europe and parts of Asia.
The death toll already exceeds 1.5 million in the 53 countries of what the WHO terms as its Europe region.
The WHO warned of "high or extreme stress" in intensive care units in 49 of the nations by March 2022.
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New details further link Hunter Biden to China’s payroll
FOX, 30 Nov 2021
Fox News contributor Dan Bongino reacts to New York Post Columnist Miranda Devine’s new book claiming a Chinese titan lavished Hunter Biden with a 3-carat gem and offered $30 mi...
Cuomo defiant on allegations in video testimony
AP, 30 Nov 2021
Video released Monday of an 11-hour interview with investigators last July, shows former New York Gov.
Covid Omicron Variant: What You Need To Know
NBC, 30 Nov 2021
NBC News senior medical correspondent Dr. John Torres explains key information about the new, highly contagious variant of the coronavirus.
World responds to new Omicron Covid variant
BBC, 30 Nov 2021
As US President Joe Biden refers to the emergence of Omicron as a "cause for concern, not a cause for panic," Ros Atkins examines the global response to the new Covid variant.
Democrats struggle to energize their base heading into 2022 midterm elections
CBS, 30 Nov 2021
Less than a year from midterm elections, Democratic leaders are raising alarms over waning support in the party.
Botswana court upholds ruling decriminalizing gay sex
Reuters, 30 Nov 2021
Botswana's Court of Appeal upheld a 2019 ruling that decriminalized
Spain floods: Rivers burst banks, leaving cars stranded after heavy rain and melting snow
CA, 30 Nov 2021
The Nervión and Cadagua rivers in northern Spain burst their banks on Monday, flooding streets in towns along the river banks after heavy rain and snow in the region melted.
Omicron variant 'not a cause for panic': Biden
AFP, 30 Nov 2021
"This variant is a cause for concern, not a cause for panic," US President Joe Biden says in an address from the White House on the Omicron variant of Covid-19.
Biden on Omicron: We're going to fight and beat this variant
CNN, 30 Nov 2021
President Joe Biden delivers three messages to Americans as a growing number of countries report cases of the Covid-19 variant called Omicron.
Germany's rising death toll: Are new restrictions ahead? | COVID-19 Special
DW, 30 Nov 2021
The number of infections in Germany keeps rising, raising fears the worst may not be over.
Remembering Stephen Sondheim
NYT, 30 Nov 2021
In a never-before-seen interview, Stephen Sondheim sat down with The New York Times in June 2008 to talk about his life, career and accomplishments.
Driverless 'Robo Taxis' to hit South Korea's streets
Al Jazeera, 30 Nov 2021
For decades self-driving cars have been touted as the future of road transport. But the road towards success has been paved with setbacks.
Live: Enjoy picturesque view of Tianchi Lake in northwest China's Xinjiang
CGTN, 29 Nov 2021
Tianchi Lake, which literally means "heavenly lake" in Chinese, is located about 100 kilometers east of Urumqi City, in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Iran nuclear talks to resume, Tehran 'determined' to salvage deal • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 29 Nov 2021
International talks on #Iran's #nuclear programme will restart on Monday after a five-month hiatus with Tehran saying it is "determined" to reach a deal but analysts predicting ...
How Taliban deals with Afghanistan drug addicts
RT, 29 Nov 2021
Taliban promised a 'narcotics-free' Afghanistan, but still has to deal with at least 11% of its population being addicted to drugs.
Omicron: What We Know, What We Don't Know
Bloomberg, 29 Nov 2021
Bloomberg Intelligence's Sam Fazeli answers key questions about the omicron variant, vaccine efficacy, and transmissibility.
Nicola Sturgeon holds Covid briefing after Scotland announces six Omicron cases – watch live
Guardian, 29 Nov 2021
The first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, gives a briefing after six
In full: Nicola Sturgeon calls for tougher travel restrictions as omicron 'spreads in community'
Telegraph, 29 Nov 2021
Nicola Sturgeon, the first minister, called for a four-nations approach to the omicron risk.
Explorer completes 50-day Amazon mountain trek
Sky, 29 Nov 2021
Adventurer Lucy Shepherd sought to be the first person to traverse Earth's last remaining unexplored wilderness.
Hot and spicy! Chinese facility produces millions of chilli peppers a year
SCMP, 29 Nov 2021
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube In North China’s Zhaoxiong village, millions of chilli peppers are manufactured each year.