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Taiwan's president calls China's military threat 'irresponsible'
AFP, 05 Aug 2022
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen calls China's live-fire military drills around the island a "continued, deliberately heightened military threat".
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Germany's Scholz rejects use of 'apartheid' to describe Israel
DW, 17 Aug 2022
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz took issue with words used by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas following talks in Berlin on Tuesday.
First patient diagnosed at ADHD clinic created to beat health service waiting lists – BBC News
BBC, 17 Aug 2022
A mother has set up an autism and ADHD clinic after her daughter didn't meet the criteria on the NHS.
Iranian journalist: Don’t ‘bury human rights’ for this deal
FOX, 17 Aug 2022
Iranian journalist and activist Masih Alinejad calls out the West for continuing to cooperate with Iran and slams the Biden administration over Iran deal following Salman Rushdi...
President Biden signs Inflation Reduction Act into law
CBS, 17 Aug 2022
President Biden on Tuesday signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. It marks a major victory for the Biden administration's domestic agenda ahead of the midterm elections.
Rocky beach emerges from Lake Garda after drought
Reuters, 17 Aug 2022
A drone video showed the bottom of the rocky shore of Lake Garda emerging in Sirmione, a well-known tourist resort on the shores of the northern Italy lake.
Flooding complicates effort to rescue trapped miners in Mexico | Al Jazeera Newsfeed
Al Jazeera, 17 Aug 2022
Relatives of ten trapped miners in Mexico’s Coahuila state are growing increasingly frustrated at the slow pace of rescue efforts, as heavy rains and more flooding have complica...
Droughts In Romania Causing Bee Population And Honey Production To Diminish
NBC, 17 Aug 2022
With little rain, less flowers and pollen are being produced, causing a decline in bee populations and honey production.
GOP commentator predicts Liz Cheney’s chances in House race
CNN, 17 Aug 2022
CNN's Scott Jennings and Charlie Dent discuss upcoming primary elections in Wyoming and Alaska and the outcomes likely for the candidates running.
Huge waterspout spotted during "wicked" storm off Florida gulf coast
CA, 17 Aug 2022
Stunning footage captured a towering waterspout off the coast of Destin, Florida on Tuesday during a "seriously wicked" thunderstorm.
Former Brazil president Lula arrives at campaign launch
AFP, 17 Aug 2022
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva arrives at a rally to launch his presidential campaign in a car factory of Sao Bernardo do Campo, near Sao Paulo, an industr...
Texas child believed to have monkeypox
AP, 17 Aug 2022
Officials in the Texas county that includes the city of Houston say they may have their first case of monkeypox in a young child.
I'm Going Blind. This Is What I See. | NYT Opinion
NYT, 16 Aug 2022
In the Opinion video above, the filmmaker James Robinson introduces us to Yvonne Shortt, who is legally blind.
Liz Truss makes case for low taxes ahead of pitch to Scottish Tory members
Sky, 16 Aug 2022
Conservative leadership candidate Liz Truss continues to make the case for lowering taxes ahead of facing questions from Tory members in Perth.
Three Britons face charges of mercenarism in Kremlin-backed separatist court
Telegraph, 16 Aug 2022
Five European citizens captured in eastern Ukraine went on trial Monday in a court administered by Kremlin-backed separatists in the city of Donetsk, Russian media reported.
Belt and Road themed exhibition celebrates rich and diverse cultures along Silk Road
CGTN, 16 Aug 2022
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Flash flood in in popular Chinese tourist spot kills 7, injures 8
SCMP, 16 Aug 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Seven people were killed and eight others injured when a flash flood hit Longcao Valley in China’...
Ruto declared Kenya president: Calm returns after violent protests • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 16 Aug 2022
Kenyans were on August 16 braced for a potential period of uncertainty after William Ruto was proclaimed winner of the hard-fought presidential election but his opponents cried ...
CD, 16 Aug 2022
Gas Intensive Industries Feel Impact of European Energy Crisis
Bloomberg, 16 Aug 2022
Power prices in Europe surged to a fresh record as natural gas
Inside Ukraine's southern battleground: 'It's a matter of time'
Guardian, 16 Aug 2022
The next few weeks may determine Ukraine’s de facto borders for years to come. In the eastern Donbas, Russian troops continue to advance.