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Jewish nationalist march cancelled in Occupied East Jerusalem
Police fired stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse stone-throwing crowds in and around Al-Aqsa mosque. Emergency legislation has taken effect in the United States to protect fuel supplies, after a cyber attack forced the closure of a major pipeline. German priests defy Vatican to bless gay couples.
Russian doctor who treated Alexei Navalny goes missing
Police said Alexander Murakhousky had not reported back from a hunting trip in a Siberian forest since Friday. Also: more than 1,000 migrants arrive on the Italian island of Lampedusa, and Dracula's castle offers tourists Covid vaccine.
Deadly attack at secondary school in Afghanistan
The attack took place as the students were leaving the school in Kabul. Also: India's PM asks EU support for Covid19 vaccine patent waiver, and high speed rail services cancelled in UK after cracks found in trains.
US jobs fall short of expectations
Employers hired 266,000 people in the US last month, despite a $1.9tn stimulus package. Also: WHO approves Chinese covid vaccine, and California condors swoop on home.
India: Communities take action to tackle Covid crisis
Sikhs in Delhi convert temple into hospital for Covid patients. And Supreme Court orders government to supply 700 metric tonnes of oxygen to capital's hospitals every day. Also, UN urges Brazil to investigate police raid which resulted in at least 25 deaths, and the refugee athletes who dream of Olympic glory - despite having no country to represent.
WHO: India accounts for nearly half of Covid-19 cases
More than 4,000 Indians have died in 24 hours, and some experts say the real Covid-19 figures could be much higher. Also, South Africa’s governing ANC party is plunged into a power struggle. And Malawi’s government orders refugees to move to a camp, after decades of integration in society.
Farewell Emilio San Pedro!
I’ve been listening to BBC global news podcast for about an year now. Today just heard that one of the presenters Emilio San Pedro is leaving BBC.. very sad but wish him the best of luck for his next journey!!
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