Protesters in Buenos Aires Decry Government’s Virus Response on Argentina’s Independence Day

On Argentina’s Independence Day, tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered in Buenos Aires on Thursday to protest the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic instead. Protesters waved Argentine flags and shouted slogans against President Alberto Fernández and Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, who governed Argentina between 2007 and 2015. Many complained about an economic … Read more Protesters in Buenos Aires Decry Government’s Virus Response on Argentina’s Independence Day

Australia to halve number of returnees

Australia will halve the number of citizens allowed to return home as coronavirus cases rise. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters on Twitter: … Read more Australia to halve number of returnees

Robots At Work: Call the ‘germbusters’

Robots may soon take over the job of disinfecting as traditional cleaning methods are only 60% effective, according to the WHO. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on … Read more Robots At Work: Call the ‘germbusters’

Flights reduced and travellers to pay for hotel quarantine | ABC News

The number of Australian citizens and residents allowed into the country will be slashed to ease pressure on state and territory coronavirus quarantine systems and free up resources to contain the COVID-19 outbreak in Melbourne. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-10/national-cabinet-international-arrivals-coronavirus-quarantine/12441932 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on … Read more Flights reduced and travellers to pay for hotel quarantine | ABC News

Singapore Election: Long Lines Amid Coronavirus Measures

Singapore headed to the polls Friday as Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s ruling party seeks to extend its 55-year rule with a fresh mandate to counter the city-state’s worst-ever recession amid the coronavirus pandemic. Wearing masks and observing strict social distancing at polling booths, all voters will have their temperature screened as authorities work to … Read more Singapore Election: Long Lines Amid Coronavirus Measures

Banks in Hong Kong nervously eye US sanctions

Banks in Hong Kong are urgently auditing their clients to identify who could be impacted by new US sanctions. Hong Kong’s national security law makes it illegal to comply with US sanctions, so some businesses could face the tough choice of doing business with either China or the United States. Meanwhile, TikTok pulls out of … Read more Banks in Hong Kong nervously eye US sanctions

French feminists angry over two key ministerial appointments

How two new ministerial appointments to the French government are being viewed by feminists as a step backwards for women’s rights. Also a Dutch university runs foul of the country’s Human Rights Council for posting female-only job ads in an effort to attract more women. Annette Young talks to the university’s president, Robert-Jan Smits about … Read more French feminists angry over two key ministerial appointments

Bill de Blasio helps paint ‘Black Lives Matter’ outside Trump Tower

Bill de Blasio on Thursday helped to paint the large, bright yellow mural on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower in Manhattan. Similar murals have been painted on New York City streets and in other US cities including Washington DC, Raleigh in North Carolina, and Oakland in California. The Black Lives Matter movement gained … Read more Bill de Blasio helps paint ‘Black Lives Matter’ outside Trump Tower

CrossTalk | QUARANTINE EDITION | Bipartisan Death Grip

The past three presidential election cycles demonstrate voters are against foreign wars and foreign nation-building. Nonetheless, both remain high priorities for the ruling elites. Why is this? Are voters being denied a say in foreign policy? And, exactly why should U.S. and allied forces stay in Afghanistan CrossTalking with Ray McGovern & Steve Gruber. Subscribe … Read more CrossTalk | QUARANTINE EDITION | Bipartisan Death Grip

Airbus workers march against planned 15,000 job cuts

#Airbus has run into significant turbulence because of the #COVID19 pandemic and is planning to slash up to 15,000 jobs worldwide as a result. That’s got employees and suppliers of the European airplane manufacturer marching in the streets to protest. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download … Read more Airbus workers march against planned 15,000 job cuts

Not convincing! | Trump claims 99% of COVID cases are ‘harmless’ as US number surpasses 3mn

The US surpasses 3 million COVID-19 cases and accounts for ¼ of coronavirus-related deaths worldwide, yet, Trump continues the streak that Washington is leading the fight against the virus. But the rest of the world isn’t buying it… Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us … Read more Not convincing! | Trump claims 99% of COVID cases are ‘harmless’ as US number surpasses 3mn

Flights Return To Nigerian Skies After 3 Months As Covid-19 Restrictions Ease

Nigeria has resumed domestic flights between Lagos and the capital Abuja, following changes to the country’s coronavirus restrictions. On Thursday, passengers were seen boarding flights at the Murtala Muhammed local airport in Lagos. Emmanuel Idayi, a passenger traveling on Arik Airline, said he was glad to be going back home after getting stuck in Lagos … Read more Flights Return To Nigerian Skies After 3 Months As Covid-19 Restrictions Ease

The Duchess of Cambridge of Cambridge and Andy Murray join young tennis fans on video call

The Duchess of Cambridge, Patron of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC), has spoken to students from Bond Primary School in Mitcham via video call, ahead of what would have been the final weekend of The Championships, Wimbledon. During the call, Her Royal Highness was joined by surprise guest – former Wimbledon … Read more The Duchess of Cambridge of Cambridge and Andy Murray join young tennis fans on video call

Global share markets tumble as coronavirus fears intensify | Finance Report

The Australian share market has closed in the red amid COVID-19 concerns. Phillip Lasker has today’s finance report. Read more of the ABC’s business coverage here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/business/ For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our … Read more Global share markets tumble as coronavirus fears intensify | Finance Report

How will France celebrate Bastille Day during Covid-19?

Every year, France celebrates its national holiday – Bastille Day – on July 14. But this year’s festivities are going to be very different due to the global pandemic. What’s going to happen to the traditional military parade, fireworks display and fire station balls? Genie Godula and Florence Villeminot take a closer look in this week’s … Read more How will France celebrate Bastille Day during Covid-19?