“Yemen is really on the brink right now” – Humanitarian Affairs Office (Geneva, 22 May 2020)

Without additional funding, war-torn Yemen will be left to fight the Covid-19 pandemic with a collapsed health system, warned today the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Epidemiologists estimate that the virus could spread faster, more widely and with deadlier consequences in some of the world’s most vulnerable populations than in many … Read more “Yemen is really on the brink right now” – Humanitarian Affairs Office (Geneva, 22 May 2020)

Angus Taylor on the Government’s new technology investment roadmap | 7.30

The Coalition Government’s last policy to deal with both energy and greenhouse gas emissions – Malcolm Turnbull’s National Energy Guarantee – was the catalyst for the downfall of his leadership. Now the Morrison Government has a new plan – investing directly in new clean energy technology. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You … Read more Angus Taylor on the Government’s new technology investment roadmap | 7.30

Malaysia’s Mahathir warns of great trouble for his successor | The World

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he’s promising very big trouble for his successor and the ruling coalition. Mahathir says opposition parties will reject bills if a confidence vote is not allowed to be tabled when parliament resumes. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on … Read more Malaysia’s Mahathir warns of great trouble for his successor | The World

Spain to extend lockdown to June 6 despite outcry from protesters and right-wing opposition

Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez won parliamentary backing to extend the lockdown for another two weeks Wednesday, despite opposition from his rightwing opponents and protests against his minority coalition government.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube … Read more Spain to extend lockdown to June 6 despite outcry from protesters and right-wing opposition

Yemen war: Families protest over missing relatives

Hundreds of civilians have disappeared during Yemen’s five-year war. Many are said to have been taken in for questioning by the Saudi-UAE coalition. And their families are desperate for answers about their relatives’ whereabouts. Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on … Read more Yemen war: Families protest over missing relatives

Thomas Thabane resigns as Lesotho’s prime minister

Lesotho’s prime minister has resigned after months of pressure over murder allegations. Thomas Thabane’s coalition fell apart in Parliament last Monday and he was asked to step down by the end of this week to make way for a new government. Thabane is suspected of conspiring to murder his former wife. His current wife has … Read more Thomas Thabane resigns as Lesotho’s prime minister

‘Crime minister’ | Protest outside Knesset to oppose new coalition govt

Protesters gathered outside the Knesset in Jerusalem against the unity govt of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu & former rival Benny Gantz. 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 on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Soundcloud … Read more ‘Crime minister’ | Protest outside Knesset to oppose new coalition govt

New York State Begins to ‘Unpause,’ But New York City Still Has a Long Way to Go

Friday, May 15 marks the official “unpause” date for New York State, but New York City is still a long way from safely reopening. QuickTake’s Jennifer Zabasajja reports. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said there could be a case for reopening some regions of the state in May, while New Jersey counterpart Phil Murphy said … Read more New York State Begins to ‘Unpause,’ But New York City Still Has a Long Way to Go

Novavax Could Deliver 100M Covid-19 Vaccine Doses By End of Year, Says R&D Head

May.14 — Novavax Inc.’s vaccine is one of at least 100 potential candidates trying to curb the spread of the virus that causes Covid-19. The biotech company recently received a funding of $388-million from the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation, making it the biggest investment ever from the group. Dr. Gregory Glenn, Novavax’s president of … Read more Novavax Could Deliver 100M Covid-19 Vaccine Doses By End of Year, Says R&D Head

The Community Cast Reunites For A Virtual Table Read May 18th!

The Greendale Community College study group is coming back together benefitting World Central Kitchen and Frontline Foods. Join the cast and creator, Dan Harmon, Monday May 18th at 2pm PST on the official Community Youtube Channel. Watch The Table Read Here: https://bit.ly/CommunityTableRead About Community: When the legitimacy of his college degree is challenged, lawyer Jeff … Read more The Community Cast Reunites For A Virtual Table Read May 18th!

Calls for carers to be paid living wage – as UK applaud key workers for 8th week

They are on the frontline – some have even given their lives. Yet the majority of care workers must survive on the minimum wage. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) They are dying at roughly twice the rate of the general population and are struggling with a lack of protective equipment putting them in harm’s way everyday they go … Read more Calls for carers to be paid living wage – as UK applaud key workers for 8th week

Israel’s Gantz-Netanyahu coalition ‘could be short lived’, FRANCE 24’s Irris Makler says

Israel is preparing to swear in its new government, a coalition between former rivals Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz that is set to end an 18-month political deadlock. The two men will take turns in the role of Prime minister, starting by Likud’s Benjamin Netanyahu. But this coalition could be very short-lived, as Netanyahu is … Read more Israel’s Gantz-Netanyahu coalition ‘could be short lived’, FRANCE 24’s Irris Makler says

America’s Divided Democrats | Fault Lines

The United States Democratic Party appeared deeply divided during the 2020 presidential primary election. Two candidates emerged as the front-runners and put forward very different visions for the country’s future. Bernie Sanders energised large crowds, pushing for a Green New Deal to address the climate crisis, Medicare for All and tuition-free public college. Joe Biden … Read more America’s Divided Democrats | Fault Lines

Lesotho PM coalition collapses, Thabane to leave on May 22

In tonight’s edition: Lesotho’s PM is given an exit date of May 22 after murder allegations against him. In South Africa, there are fears the easing of lockdowns may be premature in parts of the country.And in benin schools reopen their doors. Social distancing measures and masks are a must but many worry precautions will be … Read more Lesotho PM coalition collapses, Thabane to leave on May 22

Air strikes on IS group: Will collateral victims receive compensation in the Netherlands?

During the fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, the US-led coalition carried out around 35,000 air strikes. Officially, just over 1,300 civilians in Syria and Iraq were killed as collateral victims. But many NGOs dispute these figures, saying they are in reality much higher. Since the autumn of 2019, the Netherlands has seen heated … Read more Air strikes on IS group: Will collateral victims receive compensation in the Netherlands?