Euro 2020: Spain, Portugal, France and Germany in action

Al Jazeera - Sat, 06/19/2021 - 09:32
Spain, Portugal, Germany and France all in action at the Euro 2020 on Saturday.
Categories: English

Ban Ki-moon: The UN in a divided world

Al Jazeera - Sat, 06/19/2021 - 08:46
The former United Nations chief reflects on the role of his former organisation in today's world.
Categories: English

Milkha Singh: India’s ‘Flying Sikh’ dies of COVID aged 91

Al Jazeera - Sat, 06/19/2021 - 08:37
Singh, a four-time Asian Games gold medallist, passed away at a hospital in the north Indian city of Chandigarh.
Categories: English

Will Ethiopia’s elections be free and fair?

Al Jazeera - Sat, 06/19/2021 - 08:00
The Stream also looks at COVID's Delta variant and the mysterious 'Havana syndrome'.
Categories: English

Milkha Singh: India's 'Flying Sikh' dies from Covid

BBC News - World - Sat, 06/19/2021 - 04:31
The country's most famous athlete ran for his life as a child and then ran to win medals.
Categories: English

Myanmar coup: UN calls for arms embargo against military

BBC News - World - Sat, 06/19/2021 - 02:34
In a rare move, the UN condemns the overthrowing of Aung San Suu Kyi and calls for an arms embargo.
Categories: English

Why Ethiopia’s 'alphabet generation' feel betrayed by Abiy

BBC News - World - Sat, 06/19/2021 - 00:12
PM Abiy Ahmed swept to power after mass protests, but his Oromo community still feel like outsiders.
Categories: English

Armenia's war defeat prompts bitter vote on rebuilding country

BBC News - World - Sat, 06/19/2021 - 00:11
After a fierce campaign, the election will decide the country's post-war future.
Categories: English

North Korea: Why doesn't it have enough food this year?

BBC News - World - Sat, 06/19/2021 - 00:08
The country's leader Kim Jong-un has warned of shortages - what do we know about the food situation?
Categories: English

France's Le Pen on track for regional power with an eye on presidency

BBC News - World - Sat, 06/19/2021 - 00:07
France's far-right National Rally party looks set to top Sunday's first round regional vote.
Categories: English

Myanmar: Who are the ethnic armies training protesters?

BBC News - World - Sat, 06/19/2021 - 00:00
Many protesters are being trained by ethnic armed groups - can they eventually topple the junta?
Categories: English

Life in lockdown: The pandemic through our eyes

BBC News - World - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 22:05
From freshman college to new life and loss, three young photographers document their pandemic year.
Categories: English

Crocodile attack: 'I was beating on its snout'

BBC News - World - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 13:39
Georgia Laurie speaks to the BBC about how she fought off the crocodile attacking her twin sister.
Categories: English

South Africa deploys army medics to COVID-hit Gauteng province

Al Jazeera - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 11:28
The deployment comes as country enters a third wave and new daily cases double over the past two weeks.
Categories: English

Scarlett Johansson criticises Black Widow's 'hyper-sexualisation' in Iron Man 2

BBC News - World - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 10:51
Scarlett Johansson says her character was treated like "a possession or a thing" in Iron Man 2.
Categories: English

Alex Harvill: US daredevil dies during world record attempt

BBC News - World - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 10:50
Alex Harvill died trying to break the record for the longest motorcycle ramp jump in Washington.
Categories: English

Kim Jong-un prepares for 'dialogue and confrontation' with the US

BBC News - World - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 10:41
North Korea had earlier snubbed efforts by the Biden's administration to establish diplomatic talks.
Categories: English

We cannot afford to give up our fight against polio now

Al Jazeera - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 10:40
We should not allow the COVID-19 pandemic to erase the progress we have made towards eradicating polio.
Categories: English

UEFA has contingency plan for London-scheduled Euro 2020 final

Al Jazeera - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 10:37
Final may be moved elsewhere unless UK government agrees to exempt travelling foreign fans from COVID quarantine rules.
Categories: English

Iranians vote in presidential election marred by disqualification row

BBC News - World - Fri, 06/18/2021 - 10:14
All but one of the four candidates to succeed Hassan Rouhani are regarded as hardliners.
Categories: English