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Petrol rationed in western Canada after storm

More than 100 soldiers have so far been deployed to Canada’s west, with thousands more on standby.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 3:50 pm(NZT)

Theranos trial: Elizabeth Holmes makes surprise testimony

Elizabeth Holmes, the ex-boss of blood testing company Theranos, took the stand in her defence.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 3:25 pm(NZT)

‘Sudan’s generals betrayed my generation’

Journalist Mohanad Hashim returned from exile after the revolution but a coup leaves his hopes in tatters.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 1:48 pm(NZT)

Venezuela polls: Opposition hopes to break stalemate

After years of boycotting elections, the main opposition groups will take part in local polls.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 1:46 pm(NZT)

Prince Charles and Camilla: Why diplomats love it when royalty visits

As the four-day royal tour of Egypt and Jordan ends, our royal correspondent reflects on its impact.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 1:44 pm(NZT)

Japan goes from vaccine hesitancy to success

An unexpectedly rapid turnaround in attitudes has allowed vaccination rates to skyrocket in Japan

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 1:42 pm(NZT)

French school bus experiment brings hope to Toulouse estates

Three sprawling estates have been part of a social experiment to improve education for children.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 1:39 pm(NZT)

Peng Shuai: How China censored a tennis star

When Peng Shuai upset her country’s authorities, their response online was swift.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 1:37 pm(NZT)

Week in pictures: 13 – 19 November 2021

A selection of powerful images from all over the globe, taken this week.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 1:35 pm(NZT)

Ros Atkins on… Rising tensions with Russia

Ros Atkins looks at how the Belarus migrant crisis, and troops near Ukraine, are creating global concern.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 1:34 pm(NZT)

Rotterdam police clash with rioters as Covid protest turns violent

Several people are injured in Rotterdam as protests against new coronavirus curbs turn violent.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 1:09 pm(NZT)

Kamala Harris: First woman to get US presidential powers (briefly)

Vice-President Kamala Harris took control for 85 minutes during Joe Biden’s routine health check.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 12:54 pm(NZT)

Unvaccinated players cannot compete at Australian Open, says tournament director

Unvaccinated players will not be allowed to compete at the 2022 Australian Open, says tournament director Craig Tiley.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 12:45 pm(NZT)

Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich stunned by struggling Augsburg

Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich fall to a shock defeat against struggling Augsburg.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 12:25 pm(NZT)

‘Still no direct contact with Peng’ says WTA chairman and warns tour could quit China

Peng Shuai has still not directly been in contact with the WTA, which says “no amount of money” would stop the tour pulling events out of China.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 12:02 pm(NZT)

Belarus’s Lukashenko tells BBC: We may have helped migrants into EU

In an exclusive interview, Alexander Lukashenko says it was “absolutely possible” migrants had help.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 11:24 am(NZT)

QPR up to fifth in Championship after win over Luton

Chris Willock and Charlie Austin goals seal victory over Luton Town for QPR, who go fifth in the Championship.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 11:23 am(NZT)

Children in Need: Ed Sheeran and Graham Norton among stars at BBC charity show

Ed Sheeran and Graham Norton are among the celebrities to join Pudsey for this year’s charity show.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 11:20 am(NZT)

Kyle Rittenhouse: US teenager cleared over Kenosha killings

Kyle Rittenhouse killed two men during racial justice protests and rioting in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 10:46 am(NZT)

Peng Shuai: US ‘deeply concerned’ over Chinese tennis star

Peng Shuai, 35, has not been heard from since she accused a top Chinese official of sexual assault.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 10:31 am(NZT)

Azeem Rafiq racism case: Cricket chiefs ‘apologise unreservedly’ for ‘blight’ of racism

Cricket chiefs in England and Wales say racism and discrimination is a “blight” on our game and they “apologise unreservedly”.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 9:11 am(NZT)

Howe to miss first game as Newcastle boss after testing positive for Covid-19

New Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe will miss his first game in charge after testing positive for Covid-19.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 8:59 am(NZT)

Austria is going back into a national lockdown

Austria is going back into a national lockdown and plans to become the first country in Europe to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for all eligible people as the nation’s coronavirus crisis deepens, Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg announced Friday.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 20 Nov 2021 | 8:42 am(NZT)

‘England cricket scandal has forced sport and society to confront issues with racism’

BBC sports editor Dan Roan discusses the racism scandal in English cricket and how it forces society to confront its most important issues.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 7:41 am(NZT)

DR Congo data leak: Millions transferred to Joseph Kabila allies

Family and friends of former DR Congo President Joseph Kabila are named by Africa’s biggest data leak.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 6:57 am(NZT)

BBC presenter’s ‘perfect hug’ goes wrong

A small study found hugs lasting five to 10 seconds are associated with being the most pleasant.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 6:44 am(NZT)

Kamala Harris: First woman to get US presidential powers (briefly)

Vice-President Kamala Harris briefly took control during Joe Biden’s routine health check.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 6:44 am(NZT)

WTA threat to quit China over Peng Shuai’s disappearance puts Porsche and SAP in a bind

The threat by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) to quit China after one of its stars, Peng Shuai, disappeared from public view, leaves at least two global brands watching anxiously to see how this will play out.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 20 Nov 2021 | 6:22 am(NZT)

Austria to go into full lockdown as Covid surges

As well as Monday’s lockdown, the chancellor says vaccinations will be compulsory from February.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 5:49 am(NZT)

Africa is the future, says US. But what will change?

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken talks of partnerships and avoids condescending lectures of the past.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 5:43 am(NZT)

US House votes to pass $1.9tn social spending plan

The Build Back Better Act now heads to the Senate, where it faces significant hurdles.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 5:03 am(NZT)

Bottas fastest in Qatar GP second practice with Verstappen and Hamilton evenly matched

Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas sets the pace in Friday practice at the Qatar Grand Prix as the Formula 1 title battle heads into its final three races.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 4:22 am(NZT)

Kevin de Bruyne: Manchester City playmaker tests positive for Covid-19

Manchester City playmaker Kevin de Bruyne tests positive for Covid-19 on his return from international duty with Belgium.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 2:58 am(NZT)

Facebook gives users ‘more control’ over news feed

Facebook says it is testing controls to let users see more content from friends and less from groups.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 2:35 am(NZT)

Jimmy Hoffa: Deathbed confession sparks long-missing US union boss body hunt

The FBI search a site in New Jersey as a new clue leads to hopes of solving the decades-old case.

Source: BBC News – Home | 20 Nov 2021 | 12:45 am(NZT)

Oil prices are finally falling. Thank China and Joe Biden

The price of oil has shot up this fall, boosting profits for major producers but hurting the wallets of drivers who need to fill up their tanks. Just a few days back, gas prices in California hit their highest level ever. This week, however, some of the pressure has started to lift.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 19 Nov 2021 | 11:52 pm(NZT)

Tearful Paine steps down as Australia Test captain over text messages to female colleague

Tim Paine steps down as Australia Test captain before the Ashes over a historical investigation into sexually explicit texts to a female colleague.

Source: BBC News – Home | 19 Nov 2021 | 11:34 pm(NZT)

Gang sold tons of horse disguised as beef and put rotting meat in hamburgers, Brazilian officials say

A gang of six people accused of stealing horses for slaughter and selling the meat to restaurants disguised as beef has been arrested in southern Brazil, according to officials.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 19 Nov 2021 | 10:02 pm(NZT)

Press Freedom Awards ceremony stands up for journalists in ‘increasingly repressive world’

A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 19 Nov 2021 | 6:30 pm(NZT)

Europe was already facing a winter gas crisis. The risks just got even bigger

When Germany announced this week that it had suspended the process of certifying a controversial new Russian gas pipeline called Nord Stream 2, the response in energy markets was immediate.

Source: CNN.com – RSS Channel – World | 18 Nov 2021 | 9:15 pm(NZT)

阿塞拜疆和亚美尼亚在边境地区停火

中新网努尔苏丹11月17日电 当地时间16日,阿塞拜疆和亚美尼亚在边境地区发生武装冲突。截至当日18时左右,两国在边境地区已经停火,目前局势相对稳定。

Source: 中新网国际新闻

两年内杀害18名独居老人!美国得州连环杀手受审

中新网11月17日电 据美国中文网报道,当地时间15日,美国得克萨斯州一起连环杀人案开审,嫌犯被控在两年时间内,尾随并杀害了18名老年女性。

Source: 中新网国际新闻

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