Brazil probes vaccine contract with India’s Bharat Biotech

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 06:01
Prosecutors cite the drug's high price, speedy talks and pending regulatory approvals as red flags for the contract.
Categories: English

Sri Lanka’s belated #MeToo movement starts from its newsrooms

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 05:32
Government orders probe into sexual harassment in media after a string of allegations from female newsroom staff.
Categories: English

First trial under Hong Kong’s national security law under way

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 05:07
Tong Ying-kit pleads not guilty to charges of 'secession' and 'terrorism' for riding his motorbike into group of police
Categories: English

What’s next for Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah?

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 05:00
The Stream looks at ongoing stories in Israel-Palestine.
Categories: English

Khashoggi killers received paramilitary training in US: NY Times

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 04:46
License to train Saudi Royal Guard first issued by the US in 2014, but there is no evidence officials knew of operation.
Categories: English

Wall Street giant Morgan Stanley to bar unvaccinated staff

BBC News - World - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 04:36
Last week, Morgan Stanley's chief executive told workers 'if you can eat out, you can go to the office'.
Categories: English

US seizes three dozen websites used for ‘Iranian disinformation’

Al Jazeera - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 02:21
Seized sites include Press TV and Houthi and Palestinian outlets. Move comes amid tense efforts to revive nuclear deal.
Categories: English

'Heartbreaking' conditions in US migrant child camp

BBC News - World - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 01:51
An investigation by the BBC has uncovered alarming conditions at a child migrant camp in Texas.
Categories: English

Senate Republicans block Democrats' election bill

BBC News - World - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 01:31
The legislation - which sought to make it easier for Americans to vote - fails in the Senate.
Categories: English

‘Heartless’ Queensland bars US couple from seeing dying father

BBC News - World - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 00:54
A US couple make a desperate plea after being denied quarantine exemption in Queensland.
Categories: English

Education interrupted: Kashmir students climb mountain to cross digital divide

BBC News - World - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 00:21
Students in a remote village in the Himalayas struggle to access the internet in order to take classes.
Categories: English

The Nigerian priest saving Igbo deities from the bonfires

BBC News - World - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 00:14
Reverend Paul Obayi preserves artefacts burnt by preachers who see them as symbols of idolatry.
Categories: English

'The risk you run': Colombia's women protesters on sexual violence

BBC News - World - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 00:10
Women taking part in Colombia's anti-government protests speak out about the harassment they face.
Categories: English

Hungary's anti-gay law threatens programming of TV favourites

BBC News - World - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 00:06
International condemnation grows towards a Hungarian law banning depiction of homosexuality to under-18s.
Categories: English

Elephants' 500km-trek across China baffles scientists

BBC News - World - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 00:04
Scientists are surprised by how far they've gone and say they're displaying other unusual behaviours.
Categories: English

US to review history of Indigenous boarding schools: Deb Haaland

Al Jazeera - Tue, 06/22/2021 - 23:10
Interior Secretary launches probe 150 years of US efforts to wipe out Native American tribal identity and culture.
Categories: English

US Senate Republicans block Biden-backed voting reforms

Al Jazeera - Tue, 06/22/2021 - 22:07
All 50 Republicans in the Senate stopped the effort by US Democrats to enact nationwide voting rights reforms.
Categories: English

Burkina Faso says 11 police officers killed in ambush, 4 missing

Al Jazeera - Tue, 06/22/2021 - 21:53
The officers came under attack during a relief mission in the northern town of Yirgou, security minister says.
Categories: English

Euro 2020: WHO concerned about easing COVID restrictions

Al Jazeera - Tue, 06/22/2021 - 21:48
UN health agency urges cities hosting matches in areas where infection rates are on the rise to act quickly.
Categories: English

US Justice Department launches strike force to fight gun crime

Al Jazeera - Tue, 06/22/2021 - 21:36
Gun crime continues to see steady increase across the US as country emerges from COVID lockdown.
Categories: English