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Boeing 737 Max: 'new safety concerns'

Hinzugefügt: 25. Januar 2021

A whistle-blower has raised fresh concerns about the safety of Boeing's 737 Max aircraft. Also: President Putin condemns protesters demanding the release of the jailed opposition leader Alexei...

US passes 25m Covid-19 cases

Hinzugefügt: 25. Januar 2021

President Biden has implored Americans to wear masks, warning that the death toll could get worse. Also: clashes erupt during Dutch Covid curfew demo, and SpaceX sets a world record for the number...

'Thousands detained' at Navalny protests in Russia

Hinzugefügt: 24. Januar 2021

Tens of thousands joined some of the largest rallies against President Vladimir Putin in recent years. Also: Italian PM brands Covid-19 vaccine delay "unacceptable", and the veteran talk show host...

Trump impeachment trial to begin in February

Hinzugefügt: 23. Januar 2021

The US House of Representatives will send an impeachment article, or charge, to the Senate on Monday. Also: UK Covid-19 variant "may be more deadly", and SpaceX is to repurpose oil platforms as...

Coronavirus: Delivery delays halt Pfizer jabs in parts of Europe

Hinzugefügt: 22. Januar 2021

Cut in delivery of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine slows down inoculations in several countries. The European Commission has asked for clarification from Pfizer about delays. Also, Japan's government...

President Biden warns Covid-19 death toll will soon exceed 500,000

Hinzugefügt: 22. Januar 2021

The US President has promised 100 million vaccinations within his first 100 days in office. Also: China calls for a renewal of cooperation with the United States, and the Mexican Government...

US top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci addresses the WHO

Hinzugefügt: 21. Januar 2021

The top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci addresses the WHO as the US administration under Biden prioritises its fight against Covid and joins the global vaccine plan. Also: we hear from...

Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US president

Hinzugefügt: 21. Januar 2021

He promises to work to heal the bitter political divisions of recent years. Also in this podcast which is entirely devoted to the inauguration, we look at the challenges facing the new...

Trump leaves White House and pledges 'We will be back in some form'

Hinzugefügt: 20. Januar 2021

Donald Trump has departed White House for last time as President. His successor Joe Biden will be inaugurated amid heavy security. Also, we look at Trump's legacy as President, and key challenges...

Donald Trump bids US presidential farewell

Hinzugefügt: 20. Januar 2021

He said he was proud of what he'd achieved and asked Americans to pray for the incoming Biden administration. Also: The Italian Senate backs PM in confidence vote, the smart watches being used in...

Trump's last day in office

Hinzugefügt: 19. Januar 2021

We look back at Donald Trump’s four very eventful years as US President. Also: We get an update on the Chinese miners trapped underground for nine days, and Oxford university researchers start...

WHO warns of 'catastrophic moral failure'

Hinzugefügt: 19. Januar 2021

Unequal Covid vaccine policies are blamed. Also: dozens of the Russian opposition leader, Alexei Navalny's supporters are arrested for demanding his release from prison, tens of thousands of people...

Alexei Navalny jailed in Russia

Hinzugefügt: 18. Januar 2021

Russia's most prominent opposition figure has been jailed for 30 days after returning to Moscow,. Also: WHO chief warns of "catastrophic moral failure" over vaccine rollouts. And the unusual bat...

Poisoned Kremlin critic Navalny detained in Russia

Hinzugefügt: 18. Januar 2021

The activist returned to Moscow from Germany months after a nerve agent nearly killed him. Also: the music producer and convicted murderer, Phil Spector, has died, and climbing a Hong Kong...

Uganda's Museveni declared election winner

Hinzugefügt: 17. Januar 2021

His main rival, Bobi Wine, claims vote-rigging and vows to produce evidence. Also: India launches 'the world's biggest vaccination drive', and Nepali climbers make history with K2 winter summit.

Biden unveils vaccination plan

Hinzugefügt: 16. Januar 2021

He gave details after it was announced two million people worldwide had died with Covid. Also: the sports doctor - sent to prison for masterminding an international doping ring, and English...

Uganda elections: President Museveni takes early lead

Hinzugefügt: 15. Januar 2021

President's main challenger Bobi Wine alleges vote-rigging on huge scale. Mr. Museveni has been in power for 35 years and is hoping for 6th term. Also, North Korea unveils new ballistic missile...

Brazil warns of a health system 'close to collapse'

Hinzugefügt: 15. Januar 2021

Officials in Manaus say hospitals are failing as a new Covid strain fuels infections. Also: France tightens its Covid curfew, and why the number 39 is so unpopular in Afghanistan.

Washington takes stock after vote to impeach Donald Trump

Hinzugefügt: 14. Januar 2021

President-elect Biden welcomes the vote but doesn't want trial to delay urgent business. Mr Trump was impeached for inciting insurrection, after his supporters attacked Congress to stop it...

Historic second impeachment for President Trump

Hinzugefügt: 14. Januar 2021

Ten Republicans joined the Democrats in the House of Representatives in finding the president guilty of inciting insurrection through his words to his supporters shortly before they stormed the US...