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Germany's Olaf Scholz takes over from Merkel as chancellor
BBC, 08 Dec 2021
Olaf Scholz has been sworn in as Germany's new chancellor, bringing an end to Angela Merkel's historic 16 years as leader.
He was voted in by the German parliament, where his three-party coalition has a substantial majority, and given a standing ovation.
His centre-left Social Democrats will govern alongside the Greens and the business-friendly Free Democrats.
The handover of power marks an end to Merkel's 31-year political career.
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50 years on, survivors and witnesses recall N. Ireland's 'Bloody Sunday'
AFP, 27 Jan 2022
Fifty years after "Bloody Sunday", Northern Ireland this weekend commemorates one of the most painful episodes during more than three decades of violence between Catholic nation...
Palestinian corruption epidemic takes toll on healthcare
Al Jazeera, 27 Jan 2022
The death of a Palestinian teenager with cancer has raised questions about the lack of specialised hospital treatment in the occupied West Bank.
Drone shows thousands of dead fish in Greek lagoon
Reuters, 27 Jan 2022
Thousands of farmed fish have died from cold weather in a lagoon in north-western Greece after a heavy snowstorm crippled the country this week.
Semiconductor chip shortage could raise national security risks
CBS, 27 Jan 2022
The U.S. Commerce Department is warning Congress that the semiconductor chip shortage is not only an economic issue, but a national security one as well.
Spotify agrees to take Neil Young's music off the platform
CNN, 27 Jan 2022
CNN political commentator Scott Jennings and cultural commentator C.J. Farley discuss Spotify removing Neil Young's songs after he issued an ultimatum to the company over misinf...
Russia's Foreign Minister Criticizes U.S. Written Response On Ukraine
NBC, 27 Jan 2022
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the written response delivered by the U.S.
ShowBiz Minute: Andrew, Young, 'Jeopardy!'
AP, 27 Jan 2022
Prince Andrew renews attempt to get Giuffre suit dismissed; Spotify says it will grant Young's request to remove music; "Jeopardy!" champion Amy Schneider's history-making run e...
Trudeau says "fringe minority" in trucker convoy with 'unacceptable views' don't represent Canadians
CA, 27 Jan 2022
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remarked on the convoy of trucks heading to Ottawa this week, saying Wednesday that the "fringe minority" in the truck convoy with "unacceptable vi...
Breyer reportedly 'blindsided' by retirement leak
FOX, 27 Jan 2022
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was not ready to announce his imminent retirement, sources tell Fox News' Shannon Bream.
Afghanistan: The ones who stayed behind
BBC, 27 Jan 2022
With access to the new Taliban government, the BBC's Yalda Hakim travels back to Afghanistan to find out what the country is like under their rule.
Space Log: Acupuncture helps taikonauts keep healthy in space
CGTN, 27 Jan 2022
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2022-01-27/Space-Log-Acupuncture-helps-taikonauts-keep-healthy-in-space-17aquvuP9VC/index.html To help taikonauts stay healthy in space, Chi...
Holocaust remembrance day: Remembering and paying tribute to the millions murdered • FRANCE 24
FRANCE24, 27 Jan 2022
#Holocaust survivors and politicians warned about the resurgence of #antisemitism and Holocaust denial as the world remembered #Nazi atrocities and commemorated the 77th anniver...
Barry Cryer: some of the comedian’s funniest moments
Guardian, 27 Jan 2022
Barry Cryer, a legend of British comedy, has died at the age of 86. Tributes have poured in for the comic who worked with other stars of British entertainment including Spike Mi...
NATO on the move: How likely is Russia to attack Ukraine?
DW, 27 Jan 2022
The US and NATO have formally rejected Moscow's sweeping security demands, refusing - among other things - to rule out future NATO membership for Ukraine.
Chinese doctors show off ski slope skills as Beijing Olympics emergency response team
SCMP, 27 Jan 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Over the last four years, more than 40 doctors from across China have been training to become the...
Fmr. U.K. PM Blair on U.K. Government, Ukraine, Vaccines
Bloomberg, 27 Jan 2022
Former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair discusses the scandal surrounding
CD, 27 Jan 2022
No 'positive reaction' on NATO's expansion in US response - Lavrov
RT, 27 Jan 2022
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has confirmed that Moscow has received a written response from the US to its requests for assurances over NATO expansion, expressing disap...
Angel Lynn: Harrowing footage shows man kidnapping his girlfriend and bundling her into a van
Telegraph, 27 Jan 2022
Harrowing footage shows a man kidnapping his girlfriend by bundling her into a van before she fell from the vehicle at 60mph, leaving her with catastrophic injuries.
'Partygate hurts' says grieving Richard who lost three family members to COVID
Sky, 27 Jan 2022
Richard Macvicar lost his mother, father and sister within three weeks of each other to COVID.