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For two years Hong Kong held off the pandemic. Then everything fell apart.

A reliance on a zero covid strategy meant that Hong Kong’s hospitals were unprepared when the virus finally burst into the country.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 11:09 pm(NZT)

Somalia says al-Shabab attack kills 5 outside capital

Authorities in Somalia say an attack by the al-Shabab extremist group has killed five people and wounded 16 on the outskirts of the capital of Mogadishu

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 11:06 pm(NZT)

Ukraine crisis: Human cost of Russia attack would be immense – Biden

The US president says an invasion of Ukraine is still possible despite Russian claims of a withdrawal.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 11:04 pm(NZT)

Winter Olympics: Alexander Hall wins freestyle skiing slopestyle gold in USA one-two

Alexander Hall wins freestyle skiing gold in the men’s slopestyle at the Winter Olympics as the USA claim a one-two on the podium.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 11:01 pm(NZT)

South African court rejects effort to delay corruption trial

A South African court has dismissed former President Jacob Zuma’s attempt to remove the prosecutor from his upcoming corruption trial

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 10:56 pm(NZT)

Pakistani police arrest journalist on unspecified charges

Police have arrested a prominent Pakistani journalist and government critic at his home on unspecified charges, his colleagues and local media said

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 10:42 pm(NZT)

3 more bodies found in sinking of boat off Newfoundland

Canadian rescuers have located three more bodies from a Spanish fishing vessel that sank in rough seas off Newfoundland, taking the death toll to 10

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 10:35 pm(NZT)

E.U. top court ruling could withhold billions from Hungary and Poland for violating the rule of law

The governments of Hungary and Poland have been accused of overseeing a gradual decline of democratic standards in recent years. Both nations are major beneficiaries of E.U. payments, which they could now stand to lose.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 10:24 pm(NZT)

Indian actor and activist Deep Sidhu, who supported the farmer’s protests, dies

Indian actor and activist Deep Sidhu, who backed the country’s year-long farmer’s movement, died in a car crash Tuesday, according to police officials. He was 37.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 16 Feb 2022 | 9:56 pm(NZT)

New Zealand: Scientists discover rare baby ghost shark

The creature is rarely spotted as it prefers to live in the murky depths of the sea floor.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 9:45 pm(NZT)

Prince Andrew: Questions over payout after settlement with Virginia Giuffre

No details of the Duke of York’s payout to Virginia Giuffre have been made public.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 9:19 pm(NZT)

Antetokounmpo hits season-high 50 points as Bucks beat Pacers

Giannis Antetokounmpo scores a season-high 50 points as defending NBA champions the Milwaukee Bucks ended their two-game losing run to beat the Indiana Pacers 128-119.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:59 pm(NZT)

Germany to chart way out of coronavirus restrictions

Chancellor Olaf Scholz is conferring with Germany’s 16 state governors to map a way out of coronavirus restrictions as official figures show new infections beginning to drift downward

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:46 pm(NZT)

What does Putin want?

What you need to know about Russia’s troop build-up along Ukraine’s borders.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:43 pm(NZT)

Djokovic saga highlights Australia asylum seekers held for record 689 days

Human Rights Watch highlighted the record figure following Novak Djokovic’s detention last month.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 7:47 pm(NZT)

U.S. and NATO skeptical of Russian pullback claims, as Ukraine websites hit by cyberattacks

Analysts have cautioned that Russian attacks in cyberspace could be a precursor to a renewed invasion of Ukraine.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 7:38 pm(NZT)

No ‘Fauda’: Hamas TV series glorifies fight against Israel

Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers are producing a new TV series

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 7:19 pm(NZT)

Popular Bollywood composer Bappi Lahiri dies at age 69

Bollywood singer and composer Bappi Lahiri, who won millions of fans for popularizing feet-tapping disco music in the 1980s and 1990s, has died in a Mumbai hospital

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 6:16 pm(NZT)

18 dead, fears of higher toll after rain deluges Brazil area

At least 18 people are dead from mudslides and floods caused by torrential rains in a mountainous region of Rio de Janeiro state, and there are fears the toll could rise as searchers check damaged areas Wednesday

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 6:03 pm(NZT)

Bappi Lahiri: King of Bollywood disco dies at 69

The music composer, known for his groovy disco tunes and iconic style, has died at the age of 69.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 6:03 pm(NZT)

Countries face new global covid divide on opening up or staying closed

Not all countries are on the same page.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 6:01 pm(NZT)

New Zealand: Scientists discover rare baby ghost shark

The creature is rarely spotted as it prefers to live in the murky depths of the sea floor.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 5:54 pm(NZT)

Ukraine crisis: Human cost of Russia attack would be immense – Biden

The US president says an invasion of Ukraine is still possible despite Russian claims of a withdrawal.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 5:44 pm(NZT)

Disney appoints executive to oversee metaverse strategy

Technology giants, including Meta and Microsoft, are pouring billions of dollars into the metaverse.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 5:20 pm(NZT)

A viral video of birds falling from the sky sparked countless theories. But there’s a likely answer

Theories range from the interference of 5G technology to a collision with an invisible spaceship, but experts think the flock was fleeing a predator.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 5:13 pm(NZT)

Vietnam eyes full reopening to international tourists from next month

Vietnam’s tourism ministry on Tuesday proposed a full reopening of the country to foreign visitors and a lifting of nearly all travel restrictions from March 15, three months earlier than planned.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 16 Feb 2022 | 5:04 pm(NZT)

Mudslides, floods kill at least 18 outside Rio de Janeiro

Authorities in Brazil say extremely heavy rains have caused mudslides and floods in a mountainous region of Rio de Janeiro state that killed at least 18 people

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 4:50 pm(NZT)

Ottawa police chief resigns amid anti-mandate protests

Canada’s capital city has been paralysed by more than two weeks of anti-vaccine mandate protests.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 4:31 pm(NZT)

Ottawa’s police chief ousted amid truck protest in Canada

Trucks in Canada that have been clogging crossings at the U.S. border for more than two weeks have abandoned all but one of their blockades

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 4:12 pm(NZT)

Ukrainians wary of Russian claims of withdrawal

Kyiv says it wants to see evidence that Russia really is moving troops away from the border.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 4:11 pm(NZT)

Amnesty International accuses Tigrayan rebel fighters of gang-raping children in Ethiopia

Fighters affiliated with the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) have been accused of committing atrocities including gang rape and assault in Ethiopia’s Amhara region, according to a new Amnesty International report.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 16 Feb 2022 | 3:50 pm(NZT)

Indonesia court sentences Islamic school teacher for life for raping students

An Indonesian court on Tuesday sentenced an Islamic school teacher to life in prison for raping 13 students in a case that has spotlighted the need to protect children from sexual violence in the country’s religious boarding schools.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 16 Feb 2022 | 3:37 pm(NZT)

Ottawa police chief is leaving his post, city officials say amid ongoing protests

Amid ongoing protests against Canada’s Covid-19 regulations, officials in Canada’s capital and the police chief have reached a separation agreement, according to the chairperson of the police services board.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 16 Feb 2022 | 3:32 pm(NZT)

Yuncheng Salt Lake, China’s colorful ‘Dead Sea’

Xiechi Lake, also known as Yuncheng Salt Lake in China’s Shanxi province, has become popular on Instagram and other social media websites in recent years thanks to eye-popping aerial photographs of its colorful surface.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 16 Feb 2022 | 3:06 pm(NZT)

Russia aims to ward off NATO in the event of a Ukraine invasion

As Russian President Vladimir Putin sends mixed signals about his willingness to invade Ukraine, his military continues to undertake activities that appear designed not only to ready an offensive but to thwart any attempt by the United States and NATO to intervene.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 2:41 pm(NZT)

Naftali Bennett: Warm welcome for Israeli leader in Bahrain

In scenes unthinkable a few years ago, Israel’s Naftali Bennett looks to forge a “ring of alliance”.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 2:40 pm(NZT)

UN says agreement in principle on Yemen tanker oil transfer

The U.N. humanitarian chief says an agreement has been reached in principle on a U.N.-coordinated proposal that would transfer more than 1 million barrels of crude oil from a tanker that has been moored off the coast of war-torn Yemen since the 1980s to another ship

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 2:37 pm(NZT)

Dozens more graves found at former residential school sites

Indigenous-led investigations have discovered more than 1,100 unmarked graves in recent months.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 2:36 pm(NZT)

US Kremlin backers seek to undermine President Biden

Americans who reject the US president’s stance on Ukraine are reshaping the Republican party.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 2:35 pm(NZT)

Ten dead and 11 missing as Spanish trawler sinks off Canada

Three crew members have been found and rescue efforts are continuing for other survivors.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 2:20 pm(NZT)

PJ O’Rourke: US conservative satirist dies at 74

The best-selling writer and political commentator defied the leftward trend of American humour.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 2:19 pm(NZT)

Two glasses of wine enough to hit daily sugar limit

Some wines contain more sugar than a doughnut, but carry no nutritional information on their labels.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 2:13 pm(NZT)

Which U.S. communities sent money to support the Canadian trucker protests?

Residents in wealthy enclaves from Beverly Hills to suburbs of Austin to Florida beach communities sent millions of dollars to support trucker convoys that occupied the Canadian capital and shut down commerce, according to a Washington Post analysis of leaked fundraising data.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 2:06 pm(NZT)

Cuba begins public consultation on marriage equality law

Cuba’s leaders have launched an unusual series of neighborhood meetings across the island to debate a measure that would legalize same-sex marriage and adoption, a measure that pits the daughter of former President Raul Castro against a growing evangelical movement

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 1:28 pm(NZT)

Hungarian election: Orban faces toughest race so far

An independent conservative will try to topple the right-wing Fidesz government in polls on 3 April.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 1:27 pm(NZT)

How 8 million trees were brought down in one winter

Hundreds of thousands more are now threatened by Storms Dudley and Eunice bearing down on Britain.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 1:24 pm(NZT)

Single’s Inferno: Why ‘fake’ rich girl Song Ji-a enraged South Korea

Song Ji-a shot to fame in reality show Single’s Inferno, but then had a spectacular fall from grace.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 1:22 pm(NZT)

Karnataka hijab controversy is polarising its classrooms

Young students on both sides of the hijab row say they are struggling to understand their classmates.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 1:17 pm(NZT)

UN: Yemen war escalating, 8 million could lose aid in March

U.N. officials say the seven-year war in Yemen has witnessed a dangerous escalation in the already dire situation in the Arab world’s poorest nation

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 1:17 pm(NZT)

CEO Secrets: ‘Don’t just network up, do it with your peers’

Laura Hackney, co-founder and CEO of software company AnnieCannons, shares her business advice.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 1:16 pm(NZT)

How much Russian money is there in Britain?

The UK is considering sanctions against Russian interests, but what action can be taken?

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 1:16 pm(NZT)

Telegram: Where women’s nudes are shared without consent

A BBC investigation has found that women’s intimate photos are being shared in large groups on Telegram.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 1:09 pm(NZT)

‘Freedom Convoy’ protesters in Ottawa defiant in the face of Trudeau’s Emergencies Act declaration

Protesters continued to mill among the trucks and tents at Parliament Hill. Music blared. Supporters draped in Canadian flags walked through cheering it all on.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 12:46 pm(NZT)

Rust shooting: Lawsuit alleges Baldwin ‘recklessly shot’ Hutchins

Halyna Hutchins died on the set of Rust after a gun actor Alec Baldwin was holding discharged.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 12:38 pm(NZT)

Former Honduras president Juan Orlando Hernández arrested; U.S. seeks extradition on drug trafficking charges

With police surrounding his home early Tuesday, Hernandez said he was “set and ready to cooperate and voluntarily arrive” when a judge rules that he may be extradited. He was escorted out in chains.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 12:31 pm(NZT)

Biden says U.S. has not verified a pullback of Russian troops from Ukraine’s border, despite Moscow’s claims

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Moscow has signaled that “diplomacy should continue,” and he expressed “cautious optimism” while stressing that there has been no sign of “de-escalation on the ground.”

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 12:29 pm(NZT)

Nicaragua’s Ortega government puts the political opposition on trial

Seven opposition figures went on trial on Tuesday, including Juan Sebastián Chamorro, a scion of one of Central America’s most prominent political families, and two other contenders in last November’s presidential elections.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 12:02 pm(NZT)

Prince Andrew settles US civil sex assault case with Virginia Giuffre

The duke will pay an undisclosed financial sum to Virginia Giuffre as part of the out-of-court settlement.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:53 am(NZT)

Ethiopia lifts state of emergency early, citing easing war

Ethiopian lawmakers have voted to end the country’s three-month state of emergency early as mediation efforts continue to end the deadly war in the north of the Horn of Africa nation

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:52 am(NZT)

Families of Sandy Hook victims settle with Remington

The $73m settlement marks the first time a US gun manufacturer has faced liability for a mass shooting.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:44 am(NZT)

Ottawa police chief resigns amid criticism of handling of ‘Freedom Convoy’ protests

The standoffs near the Coutts, Alberta, and Surrey, B.C., border crossings had persisted as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked emergency powers.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:44 am(NZT)

Canada tries to block funding for illegal border protests against Covid-19 rules with sweeping new financial measures

Canada has invoked the country’s Emergencies Act for the first time ever in an attempt to sever financial support for protesters’ costly blockades at US border crossings over Covid-19 mandates.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:44 am(NZT)

Rust shooting: Lawsuit alleges Baldwin ‘recklessly shot’ Hutchins

Halyna Hutchins died on 21 October on the set of “Rust” after Alec Baldwin discharged a live weapon.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:40 am(NZT)

Seven dead and 14 missing as Spanish trawler sinks off Canada

Three crew members have been found and rescue efforts are continuing for other survivors.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:36 am(NZT)

Ottawa’s police chief resigns amid truck protest in Canada

Trucks and other vehicles in Canada are rolling out of a southern Alberta town and ending a blockade that paralyzed a United States border crossing into Montana for more than two weeks

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:33 am(NZT)

Israeli prime minister makes historic visit to Bahrain, seeking to fortify regional coalition against Iran

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s first visit to the tiny, oil-rich country comes as Israel and Arab states of the Persian Gulf advance security collaboration — and as a shadow war between Israel and Iran becomes increasingly public.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:15 am(NZT)

Undercover footage reveals evidence of animal abuse on farm

Footage shared with BBC Panorama reveals cows being hit and kicked on a large dairy farm in Wales.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:13 am(NZT)

Russia says some troops are withdrawing from Ukraine’s border; NATO chief notes ‘cautious optimism’ but sees no de-escalation yet

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Moscow has signaled that “diplomacy should continue,” and he expressed “cautious optimism” while stressing that there has been no sign of “de-escalation on the ground.”

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:10 am(NZT)

Suspension of Afghan Fulbright Program shatters dreams for 140 semifinalists now stuck under Taliban rule

Like thousands of Afghans aligned with the United States who remain under threat inside the country, many of the Fulbright applicants feel a sense of abandonment by the Biden administration.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:06 am(NZT)

In Ukraine’s trenches: Soviet relics, video games and hope for more Western weapons

It’s been relatively quiet at Ukraine’s Novotroitske outpost. But all know that could quickly change.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 8:00 am(NZT)

Argentina’s leader goes to court to back vice president

Argentine President Alberto Fernandez has made an unusual court appearance to defend his vice president, who was his boss during her own presidential term

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 7:43 am(NZT)

Cuban courts impose stiff sentences against protesters

Cuban courts have handed out sentences of up to 20 years in prison to a group of people accused of taking part in protests that swept across the island in July

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 7:42 am(NZT)

Divisions in Lebanon over questioning of central bank chief

An investigative judge has suggested she may sue Lebanon’s police chief, accusing him of preventing a security force from bringing in for questioning the central bank governor, who is accused of corruption

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 7:34 am(NZT)

Bomb blasts military bus in Syrian capital, killing 1

Syrian state TV says a bomb attached to a bus carrying Syrian troops in Damascus has exploded and killed one soldier

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 7:31 am(NZT)

Nicaragua’s Ortega government puts the political opposition on trial

Seven opposition figures went on trial on Tuesday, including Juan Sebastián Chamorro, a scion of one of Central America’s most prominent political families, and two other contenders in last November’s presidential elections.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 7:22 am(NZT)

Novak Djokovic: Reaction from my colleagues ‘hurt me a lot’

Novak Djokovic speaks exclusively to the BBC about his time in Covid detention in Australia last month.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 7:22 am(NZT)

‘We are in a battle’: Crowdfunding site for Canadian truckers promises aggressive response to hack

The words “now frozen” appeared on the GiveSendGo website with an image from the Disney film.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 6:56 am(NZT)

Zimbabwe to stop paying unvaccinated government workers

Zimbabwe’s government says it will stop paying salaries of staff who are unvaccinated against COVID-19, while ordering those who have received jabs to report for work at their offices “with immediate effect,” after more than a year of most government employees working from home

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 6:51 am(NZT)

Putin critic Navalny put on trial again in Russia

The opposition leader, who has already spent a year behind bars, faces fresh fraud charges.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 6:34 am(NZT)

Ukraine crisis: Putin says he does not want war in Europe

The comments come as Russia’s military says some troops are withdrawing from the border near Ukraine.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 6:30 am(NZT)

France signals intention to pull rest of its troops out of Mali

The move was expected after the countries’ public sparring plunged to a new low.

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 6:25 am(NZT)

Ex-Honduras president agrees to extradition to the US

The former President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, opted on Tuesday to surrender to US authorities a day after they issued an extradition warrant for him.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 16 Feb 2022 | 6:19 am(NZT)

Israel PM meets Bahrain crown prince in push to tighten ties

Israel’s prime minister has met with Bahrain’s king and crown prince as the new allies seek to nurture closer cooperation and present a united front to their shared nemesis Iran

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 6:13 am(NZT)

Stonehenge through the ages: Exhibit brings builders to life

A new exhibition at the British Museum in London aims to shed new light on the ancient Stonehenge monument and on the people who built it

Source: World | 16 Feb 2022 | 6:11 am(NZT)

Valieva competes despite failed drugs test

An emotional Kamila Valieva launches her bid for figure skating gold after a court cleared her to compete despite a positive drugs test.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 5:23 am(NZT)

Qandeel Baloch: Court acquits brother of Pakistan star’s murder

Muhammed Waseem confessed to killing Qandeel Baloch, saying she had brought shame on the family.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 5:16 am(NZT)

Sudanese boy rescued after eight hours trapped in rubbish lorry

The 10-year-old refuse worker in Sudan became trapped in the truck’s crushing mechanism.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 5:10 am(NZT)

Winter Olympics schedule: Day-by-day guide to key events and British medal hopes

Check out our comprehensive guide to all the key events and British medal hopes in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 5:07 am(NZT)

Ukraine’s Eurovision singer Alina Pash put on hold by broadcaster

With ongoing tensions between Russia and Ukraine, Alina Pash hopes to represent her country in May.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 4:46 am(NZT)

Winter Olympics: What are the drugs test rules and what did Kamila Valieva do?

A 15-year-old Winter Olympic figure skater has failed a drugs test, so why can she still compete?

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 4:21 am(NZT)

Oscars: Trio of female comics step up for hosting duties

Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes will emcee the Hollywood ceremony next month.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 4:03 am(NZT)

Family affected by ‘hurtful’ rumours – Man Utd keeper Henderson

Manchester United’s Dean Henderson says his family has been affected by “inappropriate” and “hurtful” rumours, which he says are “totally false news”.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 2:20 am(NZT)

Covid deaths in UK continue to fall

Death certificates suggest fewer people are dying with, or from, Covid.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 1:33 am(NZT)

How prepared is Moscow for an attack?

About 130,000 troops are positioned near Ukraine’s border.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 1:24 am(NZT)

Children’s game Roblox has a sex problem

A BBC investigation has found virtual sex parties are taking place in a popular online children’s game.

Source: BBC News – Home | 16 Feb 2022 | 12:19 am(NZT)

What does Putin want?

What you need to know about Russia’s troop build-up along Ukraine’s borders.

Source: BBC News – Home | 15 Feb 2022 | 11:29 pm(NZT)

How ‘Amapiano’, South Africa’s soulful sound, has become one of the hottest new music genres

A distinct sound is currently vibing on social feeds around the world: the deep house, log-drum driven basslines and soulful piano melodies of “Amapiano.” While Amapiano dance challenges are currently sweeping TikTok, the streets of South Africa have been thrumming with its sound for years.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 15 Feb 2022 | 7:28 pm(NZT)

Nigeria hero ‘supercop’ arrested in cocaine smuggling case

Nigeria’s ‘super cop’ Abba Kyari, has been declared wanted over his alleged involvement in a cocaine deal, the country’s drug law enforcement agency, said Monday.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 15 Feb 2022 | 4:49 pm(NZT)

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美国桑迪胡克小学枪击案受害者家属与枪械制造商和解
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2022-02-16 16:02:55
希腊疫苗接种率达70.8% 奥密克戎再次感染率高
中新网2月16日电 据希腊《中希时报》报道,目前,共有7418623名希腊居民接种了两剂疫苗,占希腊总人口的70.8%,整个欧盟相应的百分比为70.7%。较高的疫苗覆盖率,加上新入院、死亡人数的下降,让专家和政府为进一步放松防疫措施铺平了道路。
2022-02-16 16:01:15
日本拟放宽入境防疫限制 若满足条件可免除隔离
中新网2月16日电 综合日媒报道,日本政府拟从3月起放宽边境口岸的防疫对策,若满足条件,隔离时间可缩短至3天甚至免除隔离。此外,日本政府拟把单日入境人数上限从目前的3500人放宽至5000人,并已展开协调。
2022-02-16 16:00:23
韩国大选拉票首日蒙阴影 总统候选人竞选车上2人死亡
中新网2月16日电 综合报道,韩国第20届总统选举竞选活动15日正式启动,当日国民之党总统候选人安哲秀的竞选车中,2名工作人员被发现疑似燃气中毒导致昏迷,被送往医院后不治身亡。
2022-02-16 15:36:19
始于颜值,实力圈粉 “墩墩爱”风靡全球
中新网2月16日电(张奥林)全球“冬奥时间”继续,憨态可掬的北京冬奥会吉祥物冰墩墩“顶流”地位稳固。除了可可爱爱,冰墩墩还在扫雪、挑战花滑4A、中国功夫方面频频“出圈”。不分国界的“墩墩爱”,正风靡全球。
2022-02-16 15:01:17
通胀创近40年新高,美国人的鸡翅自由飞了……(图)
中新网2月16日电 (记者 孟湘君)“如果你发现自己在这个超级碗赛季为鸡翅支付了溢价,请不要惊讶。”
2022-02-16 15:01:05
拜登就乌克兰问题表态
中新社华盛顿2月15日电 (记者 陈孟统)“美方关于欧洲安全环境的具体想法是摆在台面上的。”美国总统拜登15日在白宫专门就乌克兰问题发表公开讲话说,他同意俄方日前有关继续通过外交手段解决乌克兰问题的提议,“我相信有切实的办法来解决我们各自的安全关切”。
2022-02-16 14:59:05
外媒:乌克兰政府机构和主要银行网站遭网络袭击
中新网努尔苏丹2月16日电 据塔斯社15日消息,乌克兰多个政府机构以及主要银行网站系统当日遭到拒绝服务攻击(DDos),部分服务被阻止访问。
2022-02-16 14:43:30
亲身参加了北京冬奥,这些美国运动员净说大实话
“那些都是假的”,13日,美国运动员阿伦·布隆克(Aaron Blunck)在2022年北京冬奥会新闻发布会上的一段发言,引发关注。
2022-02-16 14:32:41
加拿大将从2月底开始放宽入境防疫限制
(抗击新冠肺炎)加拿大将从2月底开始放宽入境防疫限制



2022-02-16 13:41:36
多伦多发生校园枪击案 14岁男孩射杀18岁学生
中新网多伦多2月15日电 加拿大多伦多警方15日披露,一名涉嫌在校园中枪杀学生的14岁男孩已经被捕。
2022-02-16 13:12:44
俄乌局势出现缓和 欧洲期货市场天然气价格大跌
近期,受“北溪-2”天然气管道项目搁浅、俄乌局势紧张等多重因素影响,欧洲期货市场天然气价格持续波动。
2022-02-16 12:11:44
国际述评:抗疫失败又“失力” 新冠疫情暴露美国缺陷
中新社北京2月16日电 题:抗疫失败又“失力” 新冠疫情暴露美国缺陷
2022-02-16 11:24:53
意大利宪法法院否决就安乐死举行全民公投
中新网2月16日电 据欧联网援引欧联通讯社报道,意大利最高法院宪法法院15日经合议庭审议决定,否决就安乐死、协助自杀非刑罪化举行全民公投。
2022-02-16 11:23:41
马斯克捐57亿美元特斯拉股票 为做慈善还是减税?
中新网2月16日电 综合报道,近日,全球富豪电动汽车特斯拉(Tesla)创办人马斯克被曝在2021年11月,将价值约57亿美元的特斯拉股票捐赠给慈善机构。对此,有外媒分析称,虽说是做善事,马斯克给慈善机构的大手笔礼物,其实对减税是有帮助的。
2022-02-16 11:21:45
洪都拉斯前总统遭美指控“贩毒”家中被捕,手脚戴链条
洪都拉斯前总统遭美国指控贩毒:家中被捕 手脚戴链条走出门
2022-02-16 11:11:54
美国国会参议院批准卡利夫出任美药管局局长
中新社华盛顿2月15日电 (记者 沙晗汀)美国国会参议院当地时间15日表决批准罗伯特·卡利夫(Robert Califf)出任美国食品和药物管理局(FDA)局长。卡利夫在2016年至2017年曾担任FDA局长。
2022-02-16 11:07:44
中国驻加使领馆提醒中国公民尽量避免前往游行示威地区
中新网多伦多2月15日电 加拿大“自由车队”游行示威活动目前仍在首都渥太华等地持续。中国驻加拿大使领馆2月15日发出安全提醒,呼吁在加中国公民密切关注当地治安状况,尽可能避免前往游行示威地区。
2022-02-16 10:52:06
朝鲜举行纪念金正日诞辰80周年大会 金正恩出席
朝鲜举行纪念金正日诞辰80周年大会
2022-02-16 10:16:04
不顾俄否认,拜登坚称俄“入侵”乌克兰威胁仍在
中新网2月16日电 综合报道,乌克兰边境局势持续紧张,有西方媒体指俄罗斯或在2月16日“入侵”乌克兰。对此,俄方再次否认,总统普京表态称俄罗斯并不希望发生战争。
2022-02-16 10:08:28
韩美商讨拜登5月下旬访韩事宜 或与韩新任总统会谈
中新网2月16日电 据韩联社报道,当地时间15日,韩美外交部门就美国总统拜登今年5月下旬访韩的相关事宜进行协调沟通。
2022-02-16 10:07:28
普利策奖获得者:挑起战争缓解国内矛盾是美惯用伎俩
普利策奖获得者克里斯·赫奇斯:挑起战争缓解国内政治矛盾是美国惯用伎俩
2022-02-16 10:02:41
羽生结弦回顾冬奥会:4A跳是大家支持与鼓励的瞬间
中新网2月16日电 近日,日本花样滑冰运动员羽生结弦接受日本放送协会(NHK)专访,回顾了自己在自由滑比赛前一天练习中脚踝受伤,却仍坚持挑战四周半跳跃的情况。他还表示,希望通过自己的表演,为遭受了东日本大地震灾害,正经历新生活的人们带去一些什么。
2022-02-16 09:38:02
怪事!日本北海道一雪山雪面龟裂 存在雪崩危险(图)
中新网2月16日电 据日媒报道,近日,位于日本北海道的MOERE雪山表面发生大规模龟裂,当地民众和媒体纷纷感到奇怪,这是怎么回事?
2022-02-16 09:15:02
外媒:英国安德鲁王子性侵案达庭外和解协议
中新网2月16日电 综合报道,近日,现年61岁的英国安德鲁王子与向他提起民事诉讼的美国女子朱弗里(Virginia Giuffre)达成庭外和解协议。2月15日在美国纽约曼哈顿联邦法院提交的一份文件披露了这项和解协议,内容包括一笔未注明数额的赔偿金。
2022-02-16 09:01:15
秘鲁发现6具前印加时代儿童木乃伊和7具成人遗骸
秘鲁考古学家近日在首都利马附近的卡哈马奎拉考古发掘区发现了6具儿童木乃伊和7具成人遗骸。这些木乃伊和遗骸距今约有800至1200年的历史,属于印加文明之前的时代。
2022-02-16 06:59:46
俄国防部:俄南部和西部军区部队完成军演任务启程返回驻地
俄国防部:俄南部和西部军区部队完成军演任务启程返回驻地
2022-02-16 06:26:45
拜登就俄乌局势发表讲话:将尽可能通过外交渠道解决问题
拜登就俄乌局势发表讲话:将尽可能通过外交渠道解决问题
2022-02-16 06:15:34
美国抗疫:最大的失败是仍在遮掩失败
美国抗疫:最大的失败是仍在遮掩失败
2022-02-16 06:05:36
朝鲜大力推进城市和地方建设
朝鲜大力推进城市和地方建设


2022-02-16 03:11:32
乌克兰局势持续紧张 美不断煽风点火安的什么心?
进入2月以来,美国就像一台复读机,几乎每天都在发表类似“俄罗斯随时入侵乌克兰”的声明。不久前,部分美国媒体还宣称,2月16日就是俄罗斯将对乌克兰发起“大规模进攻”的日子。
2022-02-16 03:09:30
乌克兰国防部等网站遭大规模网络攻击而关闭
当地时间2月15日15时,包括乌克兰国防部、武装部队等多个军方网站和银行的网站遭到大规模网络攻击而关闭。目前尚无人声称对此事负责。
2022-02-16 03:08:10
加总理宣布启用《紧急状态法》应对卡车司机抗议示威
加总理宣布启用《紧急状态法》应对卡车司机抗议示威
2022-02-16 02:45:04
IAEA赴日开展“核废排放”安全核查
IAEA赴日开展“核废排放”安全核查
2022-02-16 02:45:00
迄今最精确宇宙虚拟形象揭示
宇宙,你还是不是最初的模样?  迄今最精确宇宙虚拟形象揭示
2022-02-16 02:44:42
科学家探索在月球和火星上制氧
外太空定居,氧气先搞起来  科学家探索在月球和火星上制氧
2022-02-16 02:34:46
加拿大萨斯喀彻温省原住民在寄宿学校旧址发现54座无标记坟墓
当地时间2月15日,加拿大萨斯喀彻温省基西库斯(Keeseekoose)第一民族宣布,他们使用探地雷达技术在两个寄宿学校旧址发现了54个无标记坟墓。
2022-02-16 02:02:54
德国卫生部长:该国奥密克戎毒株感染高峰期已过
当地时间2月15日,德国联邦卫生部长劳特巴赫表示,德国数周以来新冠肺炎确诊病例持续激增的感染潮已经得到控制,奥密克戎毒株感染高峰期已经过去,可以适度放宽防疫措施。
2022-02-16 01:45:18
美“印太战略”逆时而动注定失败
美“印太战略”逆时而动注定失败
2022-02-16 01:19:03
阿富汗民众举行示威活动抗议美国掠夺阿资产
阿富汗民众举行示威活动抗议美国掠夺阿资产
2022-02-16 01:05:48
俄罗斯外长与美国国务卿通电话
根据俄罗斯外交部公布的消息,当地时间2月15日,俄外长拉夫罗夫应邀和美国国务卿布林肯通电话。
2022-02-16 01:04:36
叙利亚总统与俄罗斯国防部长举行会见
据俄罗斯国防部消息,受俄罗斯总统普京委托,俄国防部长绍伊古当地时间15日对叙利亚进行了工作访问。当天,叙利亚总统巴沙尔·阿萨德与俄罗斯国防部长绍伊古在大马士革举行会见。
2022-02-16 01:03:22
美国政府向乌克兰提供10亿美元主权贷款担保
据美国国务院消息,美国国务卿安东尼·布林肯当地时间2月14日表示,美国政府正在向乌克兰提供高达10亿美元的主权贷款担保,以支持其经济改革议程,并帮助乌克兰继续与国际货币基金组织 (IMF) 合作。
2022-02-16 01:02:40
俄罗斯是否会“入侵”乌克兰?俄外长这样回应
当地时间2月15日,在俄罗斯外长拉夫罗夫与欧安组织轮值主席国波兰外长拉乌会晤后的新闻发布会上,尽管拉夫罗夫多次对地区局势相关问题进行评论,波兰记者仍提出了“俄罗斯是否会入侵乌克兰”的问题。对此,拉夫罗夫做出如上表情,并面向拉乌说:“你们的记者不太灵光啊。”
2022-02-15 23:13:49
俄外长拉夫罗夫与欧安组织轮值主席国波兰外长拉乌举行会谈
中新社莫斯科2月15日电 (张萌 田冰)俄罗斯外长拉夫罗夫15日在莫斯科与到访的欧洲安全与合作组织(欧安组织)轮值主席国波兰外长拉乌举行会谈并举行新闻发布会,双方表示有意在欧安组织议程的议题上取得积极进展。
2022-02-15 22:48:09
菲疫情降至“低风险”状态 逾6千万人完全接种疫苗
(抗击新冠肺炎)菲疫情降至“低风险”状态 逾6千万人完全接种疫苗
2022-02-15 21:56:31
马来西亚总理访文莱 双方将开通疫苗接种者旅游通道
中新社吉隆坡2月15日电 正在文莱访问的马来西亚总理伊斯梅尔15日宣布,当日他和文莱苏丹哈桑纳尔会面后,两国“原则上同意”将开通疫苗接种者跨境旅游通道。
2022-02-15 21:52:19
日韩疫情告急:日增确诊韩国破7万 日增死亡日本创新高
中新网2月15日电 综合报道,日本及韩国新冠疫情持续扩散。15日,韩国单日新增新冠确诊病例首超7万例,创自疫情暴发以来的新高。同日,日本累计新冠确诊病例数超过400万,日本单日新增新冠死亡病例236例,也打破纪录。
2022-02-15 21:50:29
泰国官方:目前全国逾九成七确诊病例系感染奥密克戎毒株
(抗击新冠肺炎)泰国官方:目前全国逾九成七确诊病例系感染奥密克戎毒株
2022-02-15 21:04:44
西班牙一渔船在加拿大海域遭遇海难 造成多人死亡
西班牙时间2月15日早6时左右,一艘来自西班牙加利西亚大区的渔船在加拿大纽芬兰海域遭遇海难,已经造成多人死亡。这艘渔船上共计有22名水手,包括12名西班牙人、8名秘鲁人和2名加纳人。


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