Coronavirus pandemic spread accelerates in US with record daily spike

The US has registered a new record-breaking daily spike of Covid-19 infections, as states were about to reopen parts of their economies. California has decided to make a u-turn and delay the reopening of indoors bars and restaurants. The US “opened too early and the population was not instructed that they had to keep wearing … Read more Coronavirus pandemic spread accelerates in US with record daily spike

The difference between ‘not racist’ and ‘anti-racist’ | The Bottom Line

Ibram X Kendi has been revolutionising African American academic studies for several years, with his deep dives into the history and root causes of racism in the United States. Kendi argues there is no room for people to deny their racism. Instead, Americans in the 21st century should look into their hearts and confess their … Read more The difference between ‘not racist’ and ‘anti-racist’ | The Bottom Line

Pence Says U.S. Will Spare No Expense to Help Ease Arizona’s Covid-19 Surge

A masked US Vice President Mike Pence visited Arizona on Wednesday where the state leads the nation in new coronavirus cases per capita. The visit by Pence comes as Arizona broke its own records in newly reported COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, emergency room visits and deaths. There have been roughly 558 new cases per 100,000 people … Read more Pence Says U.S. Will Spare No Expense to Help Ease Arizona’s Covid-19 Surge

Pence Says He ‘Couldn’t Be More Proud’ of U.S. Coronavirus Response as Case Spike

A masked US Vice President Mike Pence visited Arizona on Wednesday where the state leads the nation in new coronavirus cases per capita. The visit by Pence comes as Arizona broke its own records in newly reported COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, emergency room visits and deaths. There have been roughly 558 new cases per 100,000 people … Read more Pence Says He ‘Couldn’t Be More Proud’ of U.S. Coronavirus Response as Case Spike

Pence Says Arizona’s Rising Covid-19 Cases Are ‘Why I’m Here’

A masked US Vice President Mike Pence visited Arizona on Wednesday where the state leads the nation in new coronavirus cases per capita. The visit by Pence comes as Arizona broke its own records in newly reported COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, emergency room visits and deaths. There have been roughly 558 new cases per 100,000 people … Read more Pence Says Arizona’s Rising Covid-19 Cases Are ‘Why I’m Here’

‘Over 1.6 billion learners have experienced a disruption in education’ – General Assembly President

Video message by Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, the President of the UN General Assembly for the Virtual Briefing of the Group of Friends for Education and Lifelong Learning. The President of the UN General Assembly Tijjani Muhammad-Bande said that the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented school and university closures that have disrupted the education of over … Read more ‘Over 1.6 billion learners have experienced a disruption in education’ – General Assembly President

Dozens killed in Ethiopia protests

In tonight’s edition: Dozens are killed in Ethiopia unrest that erupted following the killing of a popular Oromo singer earlier this week. Protests are held outside of Witts University in Johannesburg by crowds objecting to the continent’s first Covid 19 vaccine trials being held in the city. And Benin turns towards its troubled past as a … Read more Dozens killed in Ethiopia protests

Evading State Responsibility through Risk Assessment: ‘Freeing Effect’ and Arms Transfers Regulation

An address to the Ninth Annual Cambridge International Law (CILJ) Conference in April 2020, in Panel 2: Risk, Diligence and Decision-making in International Humanitarian Law, Security and Arms Control, by Riccardo Labianco, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Law, SOAS University of London. Full title: “Evading State Responsibility through Risk Assessment: the ‘Freeing Effect’ and Arms Transfers … Read more Evading State Responsibility through Risk Assessment: ‘Freeing Effect’ and Arms Transfers Regulation

How colleges plan to reopen in the fall | ABC News

College and university presidents share their plans for the fall 2020 semester. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S HOMEPAGE: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/ #ABCNews #College #Reopen

Tony Blakely on the coronavirus outbreak in Melbourne | 7.30

Leigh Sales interviews Professor Tony Blakely, an epidemiologist at the University of Melbourne. 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 ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2 You can also like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.au Or … Read more Tony Blakely on the coronavirus outbreak in Melbourne | 7.30

The Point: What’s being done in India in its fight against COVID-19?

#COVID19 cases in #India topped 548,000 even after the nationwide lockdown announced in March. What accounts for the spread? What’s being done? Guests: Srikanth Kondapalli Professor of Chinese studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University Prof. He Wenping Senior Research Fellow, Chinese Academy Of Social Sciences Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple … Read more The Point: What’s being done in India in its fight against COVID-19?

What do new details of the draft law on safeguarding national security in Hong Kong reveal?

China’s top legislative body began the second review of the draft law on safeguarding national security in #HongKong on Sunday. What do the new details reveal? What’s the sentiment on the ground? Guests: Cheung Siu Wai Senior Lecturer at Hong Kong Baptist University Wang Huiyao President of Center for China and Globalization Subscribe to us … Read more What do new details of the draft law on safeguarding national security in Hong Kong reveal?

The Point: Chinese firms instrumental to ‘Made in India’ initiative

On the eve of negotiations to resolve the border stand-off between China and India, India banned 59 Chinese apps. Is India prepared to antagonize its largest trading partner? Guests: Lim Tai Wei Research Fellow at the East Asian Institute of the National University of Singapore Einar Tangen Current affairs commentator Rong Ying Vice President of … Read more The Point: Chinese firms instrumental to ‘Made in India’ initiative