Hong Kong: A youth’s voice you won’t hear in western media | 你在西方媒體中聽不到的香港青年聲音

Young faces have been a feature of Hong Kong’s months-long demonstrations, some of which turned violent. Many media outlets have already highlighted their frustrations, demands, their distrust in the Chinese mainland, and their so-called quest for democracy. But in this video, a young person from Hong Kong tells a different story – one that is … Read more Hong Kong: A youth’s voice you won’t hear in western media | 你在西方媒體中聽不到的香港青年聲音

Without a legal trace: Eradicating statelessness in Kyrgyzstan | Talk to Al Jazeera

When the Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991, newly independent states emerged. These new borders meant that all of a sudden people found themselves on the wrong side – foreigners in a country they called their home, but were unable to prove or formally claim as such. The United Nations refugee agency estimates that at … Read more Without a legal trace: Eradicating statelessness in Kyrgyzstan | Talk to Al Jazeera

Singapore installs free reusable mask vending machines

In Singapore, the government has installed 400 vending machines for free reusable face masks in all community clubs. It’s the latest move aimed at preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus. Residents select the size of the mask on a touch-pad screen and then scan their identity card to collect the product. The masks are … Read more Singapore installs free reusable mask vending machines

Mounting opposition to China’s proposed security laws | ABC News

More than a dozen Australian politicians are among a group a of global leaders raising concerns about China’s new laws for Hong Kong. China’s government plans to enforce new security measures, which will target independence activists, foreign forces and terrorists. In a return of the unrest that hit Hong Kong last year, crowds thronged the … Read more Mounting opposition to China’s proposed security laws | ABC News

The Bourne Ultimatum | Bourne Brawls with Desh

In one of the most action-packed scenes from The Bourne Ultimatum, Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) is in Tangiers, where an assassin named Desh (Joey Ansah) has been tasked with killing Bourne and Nicky (Julia Stiles). With Nicky isolated, Desh goes on the attack, and Bourne has to make a last minute interception, which he does … Read more The Bourne Ultimatum | Bourne Brawls with Desh

Rwanda genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga arrested in France

Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga was arrested on Saturday near Paris after 25 years on the run, accused of playing a leading role in one of the worst massacres of the 20th century. The 84-year-old, who is Rwanda’s most-wanted man and had a $5m bounty on his head, was living under a false identity in … Read more Rwanda genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga arrested in France

Suspect Felicien Kabuga arrested in France

One of the most wanted suspects of the Rwandan genocide has been arrested in France 25 years after his escape. Felicien Kabuga was detained by French authorities in a flat near Paris, living under a false identity. The 84-year-old suspect has been charged with genocide and crimes against humanity. He is alleged to have been … Read more Suspect Felicien Kabuga arrested in France

GOP senators reveal Obama officials who sought to ‘unmask’ names

Senate Republicans released a list of Obama administration officials who sought to “unmask” names of Americans in intelligence reports in the weeks before President Donald Trump took office, the latest salvo to discredit the FBI’s Russia investigation and accuse the previous administration of wrongdoing over the prosecution of Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn. … Read more GOP senators reveal Obama officials who sought to ‘unmask’ names

What Happens If Trump Tests Positive for Coronavirus?

The news last week that President Trump’s valet and Vice President Pence’s press secretary had both contracted the coronavirus sent a scare through the White House. While officials said both leaders subsequently tested negative, the episode raised a worrisome possibility: What happens if Trump or Pence is stricken—or, worse, if both became ill at the … Read more What Happens If Trump Tests Positive for Coronavirus?

Czech Republic breaths new life into ‘bad Russians’ stereotype

A Russian diplomat in Prague has received threats after Czech media published his identity. It came as journalists speculated that the man arrived in the country in mid-March to poison local politicians. Russian Foreign Ministry urged its Czech counterparts to guarantee security for its employees. 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 … Read more Czech Republic breaths new life into ‘bad Russians’ stereotype

Covid-19: Doctor condemns Iran’s handling of pandemic

We continue our coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic in the Middle East. Iran is one of the worst-hit countries in the region – authorities there have reported more than 6,000 deaths. But observers and health experts say the numbers are in reality considerably higher. After weighing up economic risks against health ones, the country’s leadership … Read more Covid-19: Doctor condemns Iran’s handling of pandemic

On the importance of teaching colonial history | Studio B: Unscripted (web extra)

In this excerpt from Studio B: Unscripted, writer and broadcaster Afua Hirsch and lawyer and former footballer Enola Aluko reflect on their experiences finding an identity and overcoming their so-called ‘imposter syndromes’. Hirsch shares her views on the need for British institutions to come to terms with the country’s history of Empire. Her first book … Read more On the importance of teaching colonial history | Studio B: Unscripted (web extra)

403 Year-Old Brewery in Germany Closed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

“We will be missing part of our identity.” The 403-year-old Werneck Brewery in Bavaria, Germany, will close down permanently due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Tracing back to 1617, it’s been owned by the same family since 1861 and survived wars, economic recessions and changes to beer preference. However, now 15 full time employees and several … Read more 403 Year-Old Brewery in Germany Closed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Coronavirus: Singapore’s migrant workers ‘living in fear’ – BBC News

A rising wave of infections among Singapore’s massive migrant worker population threatens to derail the city-state’s success in fighting the coronavirus. About 80% of all cases in Singapore have been linked to the dormitories where low paid migrant workers from South Asia are housed. Singapore has now sealed off multiple dormitories, as the government carries … Read more Coronavirus: Singapore’s migrant workers ‘living in fear’ – BBC News