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Mali’s military detains president, prime minister

Soldiers in Mali have detained the president and prime minister of the interim government, according to the United Nations and the African Union, deepening political chaos in the country just nine months after a military coup overthrew its previous leader. The detention of President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane on Monday came hours … Continue reading Mali’s military detains president, prime minister

China blames the US for hyping fears of uncontrolled rocket reentry as space race heats up

For a week, China's Long March 5B grabbed global attention, as space agencies and experts closely tracked its trajectory, speculating where debris would fall upon the rocket's uncontrolled reentry. In China, however, the country's space administration stayed silent for days amid criticism that allowing such a large rocket stage to free fall towards Earth was irresponsible and … Continue reading China blames the US for hyping fears of uncontrolled rocket reentry as space race heats up

Jerusalem violence: More clashes ahead of nationalist march

Fresh clashes have broken out between Israeli police and Palestinians at the Al-Aqsa mosque site in Jerusalem, ahead of a planned Jewish nationalist march. Palestinians threw stones at Israeli security forces, who fired stun grenades, according to reports. Hundreds of Palestinians and more than 20 Israeli police have been injured in clashes over the past … Continue reading Jerusalem violence: More clashes ahead of nationalist march

Coronavirus vaccines now being offered to people aged 42 and over in England

Coronavirus vaccines are now being offered to people aged 42 and over in England. It is the second time this week that the vaccine booking system was extended to more people in their forties, after they were offered to those aged 44 and over yesterday. Now, people aged 42 and over, or those who will … Continue reading Coronavirus vaccines now being offered to people aged 42 and over in England

First UK aid arrives as coronavirus deaths mount

Medical supplies from the UK arrived in India on Tuesday - the first international shipment aimed at stemming a devastating Covid-19 surge. Ventilators and oxygen equipment landed in Delhi, but far more will be needed, with India recording 320,000 new infections on Tuesday, and deaths rising close to 200,000 overall. Hospitals are overwhelmed, with people … Continue reading First UK aid arrives as coronavirus deaths mount