Pressure on Tokyo Olympics: Official partner joins calls for cancellation

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Pressure on Tokyo Olympics: Official partner joins calls for cancellation” – below is their description. Tokyo’s Olympics organisers are meeting to address increasing pressure for the Games, scheduled to start in less than two months, to be cancelled. One of the official partners, the Asahi Shimbun newspaper, … Read more Pressure on Tokyo Olympics: Official partner joins calls for cancellation

Belarusian journalist was forced to record confession video, says father

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “Belarusian journalist was forced to record confession video, says father” – below is their description. The father of the dissident journalist Roman Protasevich, who was detained in Belarus after his plane was forced to land there, said he believed his son was forced in a video posted online … Read more Belarusian journalist was forced to record confession video, says father

St Vincent’s volcano covers the island’s north with ash

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “St Vincent’s volcano covers the island’s north with ash” – below is their description. Some experts are warning that the volcanic eruption on the Caribbean island of St Vincent could leave 20,000 people displaced for months. The La Soufriere volcano first erupted on Friday and is expected … Read more St Vincent’s volcano covers the island’s north with ash

The Point: China enacts landmark law to protect mother river

CGTN published this video item, entitled “The Point: China enacts landmark law to protect mother river” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video In a first of its kind, a law to protect China’s mother river, the Yangtze, has come into effect. How does it work and what’s the significance of it? Guests: Ning … Read more The Point: China enacts landmark law to protect mother river

Myanmar coup: Interview with Kyaw Win, the director of Burma Human rights Network in UK

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Myanmar coup: Interview with Kyaw Win, the director of Burma Human rights Network in UK” – below is their description. Myanmar’s military has declared a state of emergency on Monday as it said it carried out detentions of senior government leaders, to include the de facto leader … Read more Myanmar coup: Interview with Kyaw Win, the director of Burma Human rights Network in UK

Michael J Fox On His Favourite Back To The Future Memories & Living With Parkinson’s | This Morning

This Morning published this video item, entitled “Michael J Fox On His Favourite Back To The Future Memories & Living With Parkinson’s | This Morning” – below is their description. Where we’re going, we don’t need roads… just a good Skype connection! Strap in, as we transport you back to 1985 to get nostalgic with … Read more Michael J Fox On His Favourite Back To The Future Memories & Living With Parkinson’s | This Morning

What the Hell Happened to Skype?! w/ Rainn Wilson & Anthony Ramos

The Late Late Show with James Corden published this video item, entitled “What the Hell Happened to Skype?! w/ Rainn Wilson & Anthony Ramos” – below is their description. Leaders at Skype hop in a meeting to discuss how the company went from being the go-to verb for video calls at the start of the … Read more What the Hell Happened to Skype?! w/ Rainn Wilson & Anthony Ramos

A friend, stranger, mum or an ex? Victorian singles forced to choose their bubble partner | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “A friend, stranger, mum or an ex? Victorian singles forced to choose their bubble partner | ABC News” – below is their description. Victoria’s second lockdown has been especially hard on the roughly 500,000 people across the State that live alone. As of this Monday, the Government … Read more A friend, stranger, mum or an ex? Victorian singles forced to choose their bubble partner | ABC News

UAE nixes meeting with US, Israel over F-35 arms deal row: Report

The United Arab Emirates cancelled a planned meeting with the United States and Israel over differences on the possible sale of American F-35 fighter jets to the Gulf state opposed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a report said on Monday. Israel is the only country in the Middle East to have the F-35, the … Read more UAE nixes meeting with US, Israel over F-35 arms deal row: Report

Russian opposition leader Navalny poisoned: Spokeswoman

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny is in a coma and on a ventilator in ICU in a hospital in Siberia after falling ill from suspected poisoning during a flight, his spokeswoman said on Thursday. She believes poison was mixed into his tea. Navalny is a staunch critic of President Vladimir Putin. Last year, he was … Read more Russian opposition leader Navalny poisoned: Spokeswoman

Saad al-Jabri case: US court issues a subpoena against Saudi crown prince

A US court has issued a subpoena against the Saudi crown prince in relation to former Saudi intelligence agent Saad al-Jabri. The court order also covers a number of other people and entities, including residents of the US. Saad al-Jabri filed a lawsuit accusing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of sending a hit squad … Read more Saad al-Jabri case: US court issues a subpoena against Saudi crown prince

Afghan president agrees Taliban prisoner release

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has agreed to release 400 Taliban prisoners after an Afghan grand assembly, known as the Loya Jirga, passed a resolution to approve the move. Mushtaq Rahim is a Founding Member of Afghanistan Affairs Unit, an Afghan think tank. He joins us live from Kabul through Skype to discuss the latest updates … Read more Afghan president agrees Taliban prisoner release

Facebook, Twitter pull Trump posts over COVID-19 misinformation

Twitter has temporarily restricted President Donald Trump’s campaign team from tweeting. It was in response to a video of a Fox News interview with Trump, where he made false claims about COVID-19. Twitter says the post violated its rules on COVID-19 misinformation, and the owner must remove it before they can tweet again. The campaign … Read more Facebook, Twitter pull Trump posts over COVID-19 misinformation

Beirut blast: Families desperate for news on missing relatives

Lebanese and other Beirut residents are busy with a heartbreaking search to find missing loved ones after the massive Beirut explosion. An Instagram account has been set up to help find dozens of people missing in the wake of the devastating Beirut port explosion. Tatiana Hasrouty is a Beirut resident. Her father works at the … Read more Beirut blast: Families desperate for news on missing relatives

China passes Hong Kong security law, deepening fears for future

China’s top legislative body has unanimously approved a national security law for Hong Kong that critics say will be used to stamp out all forms of dissent. It is the most far-reaching development in the territory’s history since it was handed to China by Britain in 1997. It comes after months of mass unrest sparked … Read more China passes Hong Kong security law, deepening fears for future