Coronavirus: Boris Johnson says pubs could close to keep schools open | ITV News

Boris Johnson has spoken of “a moral duty” to get all children back in class amid indications he would force pubs, restaurants and shops to close ahead of schools in the event of severe coronavirus flare-ups. The Prime Minister is understood to favour only closing schools as the last resort after scientific advisers warned more … Read more Coronavirus: Boris Johnson says pubs could close to keep schools open | ITV News

Nagasaki urges nuclear ban on 75th anniversary

Nagasaki on Sunday (August 9) marked the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing which devastated the city and instantly killed tens of thousands of people at the end of World War II. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the ceremony and avoided any direct reference to the treaty. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, … Read more Nagasaki urges nuclear ban on 75th anniversary

Did Operation Eagle Claw alter the course of US history? | The Stream

It’s now 40 years since a two-day US rescue mission known as Operation Eagle Claw failed in the desert near Tabas, Iran. The top secret mission, led by special forces, was an attempt by then US President Jimmy Carter to bring home more than 50 Americans held hostage by Iranian revolutionaries for more than 400 … Read more Did Operation Eagle Claw alter the course of US history? | The Stream

Chinese Premier congratulates Sri Lanka’s new PM on taking office

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in for another term on Sunday after his party and its allies secured a two-thirds majority in Wednesday’s elections. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has extended his congratulations. #LiKeqiang #SriLanka #MahindaRajapaksa 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 our APP … Read more Chinese Premier congratulates Sri Lanka’s new PM on taking office

Lebanese PM calls for early parliamentary election to end chaos

To end the chaos in #Beirut, the Lebanese prime minister said he’ll call an early election. 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 our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CGTNOfficial/ Weibo: http://weibo.com/cctvnewsbeijing Douyin: http://v.douyin.com/aBbmNQ/

Mass protests held as anger grows towards Lebanon government

Mass #protests are staged as anger grows over Tuesday’s devastating #blast in #Beirut. Demonstrators are calling for the government to resign and be punished over negligence which they believe led to the disaster. Thus, Prime Minister Hassan Diab says the only solution to save the country is to hold early elections. Subscribe to us on … Read more Mass protests held as anger grows towards Lebanon government

Shots fired in Beirut as citizens vent fury at politicians | ABC News

Protesters in the Lebanese capital Beirut have stormed a number of government ministries as thousands of people rage at politicians they blame for Tuesday’s devastating explosion. Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab has acknowleged the anger, but has taken little responsibility. Meanwhile, Lebanon’s President has shut down calls for an investigation into the blast, as anger … Read more Shots fired in Beirut as citizens vent fury at politicians | ABC News

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern launches ‘COVID campaign’ ahead of September election | ABC News

Her country is about to mark 100 days without community transmission, and Jacinda Ardern is hoping her campaign against the coronavirus will win her a second term as New Zealand’s Prime Minister. She’s launched Labour’s official re-election campaign, pledging hundred of millions of dollars to protect struggling businesses and workers. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-08-08/nz-prime-minister-jacinda-ardern-launches-covid-campaign-ahea/12538188 For … Read more New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern launches ‘COVID campaign’ ahead of September election | ABC News

Mass protests in Beirut and demands for change after devastating explosion – BBC News

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Lebanese capital Beirut, voicing anger at the country’s leaders, after this week’s devastating explosion in the port area of the city. Protestors occupied the Foreign Ministry building and declared that it was the “seat of the revolution”. Riot police fired tear gas at some demonstrators … Read more Mass protests in Beirut and demands for change after devastating explosion – BBC News

Anti-Netanyahu’s protest in Jerusalem | 2020

Protesters rally outside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s residence in #Jerusalem, on Saturday, August 8, in another round of anti-government demonstrations in #Israel. Protests against #Netanyahu have been taking place across the country for months, as a result of corruption charges allegations and what critics perceive as his government’s poor handling of the coronavirus pandemic, … Read more Anti-Netanyahu’s protest in Jerusalem | 2020

Rajapaksa brothers win by landslide in Sri Lanka’s election

The Rajapaksa brothers have cemented their hold on power in Sri Lanka with a dominating win in the country’s parliamentary elections. Mahinda Rajapaksa will remain prime minister – and his brother, Gotabaya, the president. And, as Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports from Colombo, they now plan to change the Sri Lankan constitution. – Subscribe to … Read more Rajapaksa brothers win by landslide in Sri Lanka’s election

Beirut blast sparks violence and widespread protests in Lebanon

Clashes have broken out between protesters and security forces in the Lebanese capital Beirut – amid growing anger over the country’s widespread political corruption and incompetence, in the wake of Tuesday’s devastating explosion. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) One group – including former army officers – have tonight stormed the Foreign ministry building – declaring it would become … Read more Beirut blast sparks violence and widespread protests in Lebanon

Exclusive: ‘People have a right to be furious,’ says Lebanon prime minister Hassan Diab | ITV News

The prime minister of Lebanon has told ITV News he’s not “afraid” of people’s anger in the country – but won’t say when he’ll join protesters on the streets. PM Hassan Diab said Lebanese residents had a “right” to be furious after “decades of unbelievable corruption”. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • … Read more Exclusive: ‘People have a right to be furious,’ says Lebanon prime minister Hassan Diab | ITV News

Anti-Government Protests In Thailand

Hundreds of anti-government protesters gathered in Bangkok calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha. This comes as Thailand suffers from a struggling economy and corruption scandals Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our … Read more Anti-Government Protests In Thailand