Myanmar military junta weaponizes pandemic as country’s post-coup crisis continues

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Min Aung Hlaing, head of Myanmar's military regime, has marked the six months since taking power by appointing himself prime minister.He is promising to eventually hold elections for the country within the next two years. But the country, formerly known as Burma, has been in turmoil ever since the February coup that removed democratically-elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and has seen months of violent and deadly crackdowns on protests.Now, Global’s Redmond Shannon explains, activists say the military junta is also weaponizing the COVID-19 crisis against its own people.For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #Myanmar #Coronavirus #GlobalNews

“Using my domestic abuse story as power to fight back against the law" – BBC News Videos

Nearly 13,000 cases of domestic abuse have been dropped in the last five years because of a six-month time limit on prosecutions of common assault in England and Wales, according to figures obtained by the BBC.Campaigners say women are being denied justice and the police and prosecutors should be given more time.Erica made a report of domestic violence to the police but was told there was no time left to press charges.Now she’s campaigning for change and says she is using her story as “power to fight back against the law."Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog#BBCNews

Lebanon marks two years since the start of its popular uprising • FRANCE 24 English Videos

Lebanon on Sunday marks the two-year anniversary of its popular uprising when demonstrators took to the streets against government corruption and austerity measures in the biggest protest movement the country has seen in years.🔔 Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YTen 🔴 LIVE - Watch FRANCE 24 English 24/7 here: https://f24.my/YTliveEN🌍 Read the latest International News and Top Stories: https://www.france24.com/en/Like us on Facebook: https://f24.my/FBen Follow us on Twitter: https://f24.my/TWen Discover the news in pictures on Instagram: https://f24.my/IGen

CBS Weekend News, October 16, 2021 Breaking News

Supply chain disruptions in the U.S. are fueling record-high prices for everyday items. As prices soar and shelves empty, experts warn that low-income Americans and small businesses will be left most vulnerable. Lilia Luciano reports; Volunteers of TOU…

Russian film crew return to earth after filming for the world’s first movie in orbit Videos

The crew of a Soyuz space capsule safely disembarked onto the steppes of Kazakhstan on Sunday.The craft, carrying Russian actor Yulia Peresild and film director Klim Shipenko, who returned to Earth after filming scenes for the world's first movie in orbit - left the International Space Station (ISS) earlier on Sunday. It's a project the Kremlin said would help burnish the nation’s space glory.Subscribe to the Evening Standard on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7RQon_YwCnp_LbPtEwW65w?sub_confirmation=1