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Are Palestinians left out of Israel’s vaccination drive? | DW News

Israel has been praised for its record in vaccinating its population. But Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu is also facing flak for failing to organize vaccine supplies for five million Palestinians in the occupied territories. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/deutschewelleenglish?sub_confirmation=1 For more news go…

‘Stain On Australia’: Miranda Devine Slammed For Blaming Capitol Riots On BLM Protesters

Australian conservative columnist Miranda Devine has been condemned online after she controversially blamed last year’s Black Lives Matter demonstrations against racial injustice for the pro-Trump riots at the US Capitol on Wednesday.   “I guess we really shouldn’t be surprised at…

“Disgraceful scenes”: World leaders condemn chaos at U.S. Capitol

World leaders reacted with horror after a pro-Trump mob assaulted American democracy and the peaceful transfer of power by storming the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, as lawmakers were attempting to certify President-elect Biden’s victory in November. Why it matters: The…

England to enter 3rd national lockdown as cases surge at record pace

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday that England will enter a six-week lockdown, as the spread of a highly contagious new coronavirus variant threatens to overwhelm the National Health Service. Why it matters: It’s England’s third national lockdown,…
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12 Funny Celebrity Zoom Moments We Couldn’t Have Anticipated 12 Months Ago

Zoom has become a hotly contested part of our lives this year: love it or hate it, we’ve all had to log on to a video call at one point or another. For some of us, it’s caused burnout, and…

50 Times Schitt’s Creek Epitomised 2020 For All Of Us

Thanks to a mixture of word of mouth during lockdown and its clean sweep at the Emmys, Schitt’s Creek has enjoyed an explosion in popularity in 2020.  And for millions of us, it has been the binge-worthy boxset that has seen…

U.K. and EU reach historic post-Brexit trade

The United Kingdom and the European Union have reached a historic trade deal, staving off a potentially catastrophic “no-deal” Brexit cliff on Dec. 31. Why it matters: The two sides appear to have defied the odds, striking a complex free…

21 million Brits enter Christmas lockdown to fight “new variant” of virus

About 21 million people entered full lockdown restrictions in London, southeast and eastern England and Wales Sunday to curb the spread of a highly infectious new strain of COVID-19. For the record: The World Health Organization tweeted that it’s in…

Vital Signs: 4 things Australia’s COVID response got right

2020 began simply, if dramatically enough in some sense. We spent the first months preoccupied with bushfires that blackened both our natural environment and our international reputation for taking climate change seriously. Who would have thought that would have been…

Canada finally has a climate plan that will let it meet its carbon targets by 2030

I’ve studied Canadian climate policy debates for three decades. Over that time, by my count, there has been seven national climate targets and nine climate plans. None has been credible — with the exception of the plan released last week…

A Greek Billionaire Is Converting an Abandoned Tobacco Factory in Athens Into a Culture Venue—and Gifting It to the Government

An old tobacco factory in Athens is about to become a cultural center. Set to open next year with an exhibition featuring international artists including Michael Rakowitz, Glenn Ligon, and Danh Vo, the launch will coincide with the 200th anniversary of…

EU, UK Brexit trade talks to continue past deadline | DW News

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has announced that Brexit negotiations will carry on beyond today’s deadline, adding that it was “responsible at this point in time to go the extra mile,” after talks with UK Prime Minister Boris…

‘They Were Watching Us, Not Watching Our Backs’

Edgar Su / ReutersFlowers and cards are seen at the memorial site outside Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 19, 2019.  Earlier this week, the government of New Zealand released a comprehensive report on the 2019 Christchurch…