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Covid-19 surge in India

Hinzugefügt: 15. April 2021

The virus is spreading faster in India than anywhere else in the world. Also: the US expels ten Russian diplomats and imposes sanctions, and researchers say magic mushrooms could treat depression.

US president says 'it's time to end America's longest war'

Hinzugefügt: 15. April 2021

President Joe Biden pledges to support Afghanistan after withdrawing all US troops by the 11th of September. Also: police officer charged over the killing of black motorist in Minnesota, and a...

Biden's envoy John Kerry goes to China for climate-change talks

Hinzugefügt: 14. April 2021

Kerry to talk with Chinese leaders about co-operation in tackling global warming. He says Beijing's involvement is 'absolutely critical' in battle against climate-change. Also, we assess Vladimir...

US troops to leave Afghanistan by 11th of September

Hinzugefügt: 14. April 2021

President Biden is to announce on Wednesday US troops will leave Afghanistan by mid-September. Also: police chief resigns over black motorist's death in Minnesota, and Mick Jagger tackles the...

Ukraine urges NATO to stand up to Russia

Hinzugefügt: 13. April 2021

Kyiv wants help with Russian 'aggression'; Moscow says its border troops are no threat. Also: Japan approves releasing Fukushima water into the sea, and a new form of tribal warfare in Papua New...

Minneapolis: State of emergency declared

Hinzugefügt: 13. April 2021

The Mayors of Minneapolis and St Paul also impose an overnight curfew in the twin US cities, after unrest that followed the police shooting of a young black man. Also, fears for the health of...

Unrest as police shoot a black man near Minneapolis

Hinzugefügt: 12. April 2021

Tear gas was fired and an overnight curfew imposed amid anger at the fatal shooting. Also: Iran vows 'to avenge Israeli attack' on its nuclear site, and remembering Yuri Gagarin - the first man in...

Iran says incident at nuclear facility was 'terrorist act'

Hinzugefügt: 12. April 2021

Teheran said the plant had been hit by what it called a terrorist act. There’s been no official Israeli comment. Also, the US Secretary of State says he has real concerns about Russia's military...

Prince Philip: Private funeral to be held next week

Hinzugefügt: 10. April 2021

In his first public statement since the Duke of Edinburgh’s death, Prince Charles says his father gave “the most remarkable, devoted service” to his family, to Britain, and to the Commonwealth....

Prince Philip: Tributes after Duke of Edinburgh dies aged 99

Hinzugefügt: 10. April 2021

Prince Philip was the longest serving consort in British history, having been married to Queen Elizabeth for seventy- three years. The Palace said he died peacefully at Windsor Castle on Friday...

The life of HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh

Hinzugefügt: 9. April 2021

In this special edition, we mark the death of Prince Philip - the Duke of Edinburgh. Jackie Leonard looks back at the life of Queen Elizabeth's husband, his place in British history and his...

President Biden signs executive order to impose modest controls on gun ownership

Hinzugefügt: 9. April 2021

The president says gun violence has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, also, French president Macron closes the elite school ENA, and the trouble with Peppa Pig in China.

AstraZeneca vaccine challenges

Hinzugefügt: 8. April 2021

Countries across the world have changed their advice on who should have it. Call My Agent star joins plea to reopen French theatres. Mind altering art, we find out why prehistoric cave painters...

Under-30s offered alternative to AstraZeneca vaccine

Hinzugefügt: 8. April 2021

A review finds a "plausible" link to rare blood clots but says the AstraZeneca vaccine remains beneficial for most people. Also: Myanmar ambassador to UK "locked out" of embassy, and "strong...

Coronavirus: How is Astra Zeneca vaccine safety row affecting public confidence ?

Hinzugefügt: 7. April 2021

Concerns voiced over whether Astra Zeneca vaccine causes blood-clots in the brain. Several countries have restricted use of the vaccine until more is known about possible links. Also, China tries...

US joins talks aimed at reviving Iran nuclear deal

Hinzugefügt: 7. April 2021

Diplomats in Vienna are discussing how the US can lift sanctions and Iran return to compliance. Also: Brazil variant drives South America covid surge, and a man is arrested over Van Gogh and Frans...

N Korea to skip Tokyo Olympics over Covid

Hinzugefügt: 6. April 2021

It ends S Korea's hopes of using the Games to engage with Pyongyang. Also: Netanyahu is asked to form a new Israeli government, and alone on a ship for four years.

US police chief says Chauvin broke force policy

Hinzugefügt: 6. April 2021

The Minneapolis police chief has testified in the trial of the ex-officer accused of killing George Floyd. Also: Google handed win in 10 year Oracle court battle, and the demise of LG mobiles.

Jordanian prince vows to defy 'house arrest'

Hinzugefügt: 5. April 2021

Prince Hamzah says he won't stay quiet after being accused of plotting to destabilise the state. Also: the Israeli PM's corruption trial is told he sought improper benefits from media bosses, and...

Jordan accuses Prince Hamzah of plotting to destabilise kingdom

Hinzugefügt: 5. April 2021

The Jordanian deputy PM says King Abdullah's half-brother sought to mobilise tribal leaders against the government. Also: lorry boss apologises over Taiwan train crash, and tighter Covid...