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    Ethiopia airstrikes hit new Tigray targets

    Ethiopia airstrikes hit new Tigray targets

    Previous bombardments in the Tigray region have focused on the regional capital, Mekelle. Also: Palestinians condemn Israeli settlement plans in West Bank, and the Friends actor, James Michel Tyler, dies aged 59.

    • 31 min
    Turkey moves to throw out US ambassador and nine others

    Turkey moves to throw out US ambassador and nine others

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declares the ambassadors "persona non grata" for urging the release of the activist Osman Kavala. Also: hundreds of inmates escape in latest Nigeria jailbreak, and Australian scientists produce tadpoles better adapted to climate change.

    • 30 min
    UN suspends flights to Tigray amid Ethiopian air raids

    UN suspends flights to Tigray amid Ethiopian air raids

    It follows a government airstrike which forced a UN plane to abort its landing. Also: the actor Alec Baldwin says he's heartbroken by the fatal film set shooting of a cinematographer, and a US whistleblower is given a two-hundred million dollar reward.

    • 23 min
    Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman on movie set

    Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman on movie set

    Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed when film star fired prop gun. A man was also injured, and police say they're investigating but no charges have been filed. Also, our correspondent follows a group of migrants from Iraq to eastern Europe, and how ivory-poaching in Mozambique has led to more tuskless elephants being born.

    • 30 min
    The WHO complains about the seeming indifference of rich countries

    The WHO complains about the seeming indifference of rich countries

    The World Health Organisation that estimates millions of health workers are still unvaccinated and says that rich countries don't care. Also: Queen Elisabeth spends a night in hospital, and Donald Trump announces plans to launch a new social media network.

    • 26 min
    Leak reveals lobbying to change key climate report

    Leak reveals lobbying to change key climate report

    Countries are asking the UN to play down the need to move rapidly away from fossil fuels. Also: WHO says jab inequity means COVID-19 pandemic will drag on, and when did the Vikings arrive in the New World?

    • 30 min

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