Jun 24,2017 | #LewisLorry talking Brexit in Birmingham


A year after Britain voted in favour of leaving the EU, the political landscape looks very different.
Sky Correspondent Lewis Goodall has been finding out what the public makes of the last 12 months. Here, he’s at a food market in Birmingham.
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Jun 24,2017 | Shop owner can’t remove Confederate flag


An ice cream shop owner in Orangeburg, South Carolina, a majority black town, is unable to remove a Confederate flag that flies over his business, but is located on land he doesn’t own. CNN’s Victor Blackwell reports.
Jun 24,2017 | Brexit: One year on – Counting the Cost


On the anniversary of Brexit – the vote that triggered Britain’s shock decision to leave the European Union, we’ll take a look at where things stand. At the time, the pound sterling went into a tailspin, falling 10 percent versus the dollar, and the FTSE 100 plunged eight percent at one point.... Read More
Jun 24,2017 | Vietnam’s imperiled bloggers – The Listening Post (Feature)


Since the reunification of North and South in 1975, the Communist Party has ruled Vietnam – and state’s control over the media is near-absolute.
However Vietnam’s bloggers are putting that control to the test. They’ve been challenging mainstream media outlets, pushing them to cover topics and... Read More
Jun 24,2017 | Qatar given 10 days to comply with Saudi-led bloc’s ‘list of demands’


Qatar has reportedly been given 10 days to comply with a list of demands from Arab nations which have imposed a blockade on the Gulf nation.
News agencies say the Saudi-led bloc is demanding financial compensation and wants Qatar to downgrade its relations with Iran.
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Jun 24,2017 | Kremlin seeks to connect with web-savvy young citizens


Russia’s government has long relied on state-controlled TV to get its message across to citizens.
But it is finding that connecting with young Russians in today’s internet-dominated world is increasingly difficult. Kremlin has now set up the Duma’s Council of Bloggers.
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Jun 24,2017 | Conservative millennial reacts to liberals’ violent comments


Reaction on ‘Fox & Friends’ to comments by Johnny Depp and an MSNBC analyst
Jun 24,2017 | Brazil defends beef industry after US ban


Brazil’s agriculture ministry has accused the US government of acting over-enthusiastically after it banned imports of Brazilian beef on Friday.
The US cited safety concerns, but the Brazilian government said it has taken all necessary measures to clean up its meat industry.
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Jun 24,2017 | Serbian president hosts foreign leaders


Serbia’s newly-elected, president has been hosting foreign leaders in Belgrade for a ceremony to mark his inauguration.
Aleksandar Vucic, who formerly served as prime minister, began his career as a radical nationalist, but he’s now building relations with the EU as well as Russia.
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Jun 24,2017 | China, South Korea show increasing concern over North Korea


Greg Palkot reports on the concerns regarding North Korea
Jun 24,2017 | Why the world should take notice of the change in Saudi Arabia? – BBC News


Saudi Arabia’s king has appointed his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince – replacing his nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef, as first in line to the throne.
King Salman’s decree also means Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 31, will become deputy prime minister while continuing as defence minister.
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Jun 24,2017 | Indonesia government launches road safety campaign before Muslim holiday


The Indonesian government has launched a new campaign to make sure people get home safely for the Muslim holiday of Eid.
More than 30 million Indonesians are travelling to spend time with their families, and for many it is a dangerous journey.
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Jun 24,2017 | Cholera cases in Yemen may rise up to 300,000 – UN


The UN warns there could be 300,000 cases of cholera in Yemen by the end of August.
More than 1200 people have died since an outbreak was declared in April. Children account for half of the registered cases to date.
Al Jazeera’s Hoda Abdul Hamid explains
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Jun 24,2017 | Brexit : UK’s May meets EU leaders


European leaders have gathered in Brussels for a second day of talks.
The key issue is the status of European citizens living in the UK after Brexit, and so far the proposal from the British government has garnered a mix response.
Al Jazeera’s Neave Barker reports from Brussels.
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Jun 24,2017 | Philippines: Marawi suffers humanitarian crisis during siege


Government health agencies warn that the violence in the city of Marawi is causing a humanitarian crisis.
Hundreds of thousands of civilians have been displaced by fighting between the government and ISIL-linked fighters. Among the hardships many endure is the spread of contagious illnesses in... Read More
Jun 24,2017 | Over 100 missing after a massive landslide in Sichuan’s Maoxin


More than 120 people are missing after a landslide swept through a mountain village in southwest China.
Dozens of homes were buried in mud and rubble in Maoxian county in Sichuan province early on Saturday.
Al Jazeera’s Florence Looi reports from Beijing.
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Jun 24,2017 | A Plastic Whale: The documentary


A special documentary on the devastating effects of plastic on ocean wildlife, after a post-mortem of a Cuvier’s beaked whale confirmed its intestines were entirely clogged with plastic. We ask if this sad case can help in finding a solution.
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Jun 24,2017 | The Listening Post – Covering the Grenfell fire: UK media in the spotlight


On The Listening Post this week: Distrust in Britain’s media grows following the fatal blaze at Grenfell Tower. Plus: the persecution – and resistance – of Vietnam’s bloggers.
Covering the Grenfell fire: UK media in the spotlight
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Jun 24,2017 | UNESCO World Heritage site ‘used for drug trade’


The US says the West African Bijagos Islands are a hub for Latin American drug traffickers who use them as a transit point to Europe. The islands are a UNESCO World Heritage site known for their unique ecosystem.
Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from The Bijagos.
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Jun 24,2017 | New safety concerns for Hong Kong mega-bridge project


Hong Kong’s reputation as a showcase for mega-engineering projects is being called into question.
A corruption scandal is raising serious safety concerns over a bridge that will eventually link Hong Kong with the casino centre of Macau and the mainland city of Zhuhai.
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Jun 24,2017 | Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs opens up about losing friend Notorious B.I.G.


Grammy winner spoke about fellow rapper Christopher Wallace’s death and his documentary, “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story.”
Jun 24,2017 | Grenfell tragedy exposes UK media’s shortfall – The Listening Post (Lead)


It’s been ten days now since the Grenfell tower block in London was consumed by flames. The fire has had serious repercussions for Prime Minister Theresa May’s government, which was barely clinging to power after very close election and now has its housing and social policy under serious scrutiny... Read More
Jun 24,2017 | Venezuela faces food and medical supply shortage


Thousands of Venezuelans are protesting almost daily against President Nicolas Maduro’s government.
They want the elections to be held and to see an end to shortages of food and medical supplies.
Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Caracas.
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Jun 24,2017 | Gambia: The business of human trafficking – Talk to Al Jazeera


According to the United Nations, 26,000 unaccompanied minors crossed the Mediterranean to Europe last year, most of those coming from sub-Saharan Africa were Gambians.
In the past three years, almost 15,000 people lost their lives trying to reach European shores.
Undeterred, young men and women... Read More
Jun 24,2017 | CEO: Summer jobs are key to kicking off career


Silent Partner Marketing CEO Kyle Reyes provides insight
Jun 24,2017 | Mexican government accused of ‘spying’


Mexico is investigating allegations of online spying against prominent journalists and activists.
President Enrique Pena Nieto has denied involvement, saying that spying sofware is only used against suspected criminals. However, experts say credible safeguards are required to ensure that such... Read More
Jun 24,2017 | What Otto Warmbier’s tour through North Korea was like: Part 1


Otto Warmbier, who was from Wyoming, Ohio, went to the University of Virginia and traveled to Asia.
Jun 24,2017 | Trump supporter buys billboard, slams ABC News


Texas businessman speaks out on ‘Fox & Friends’
Jun 24,2017 | Lebanon internet users evade state monopoly


Internet users in Lebanon often bypass the state-owned monopoly and get connected illegally. Outlawed service providers say they offer faster and cheaper web surfing. And they have grown in popularity despite arrests and government crackdown.
Al Jazeera’s Imtiaz Tyab reports from Beirut.... Read More
Jun 24,2017 | What happened when Otto Warmbier was detained in North Korea: Part 2


Officials in North Korea say Warmbier took a poster down from a staff-only floor of the hotel he was staying in.