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Ousted Myanmar ambassador appeals for UK government help

The ousted Myanmar ambassador to Britain has appealed to the British government to help him as he faced eviction from his London residence

Donald Trump teases nuclear threat in response to Brussels attacks

After the Brussels terror attacks, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz urged surveillance of Muslims in America, which Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton quickly denounced. When Republican front-runner Donald Trump was asked about using nuclear weapons in response to the ISIS threat, he said "we need unpredictability." CBS' Chip Reid joins CBSN from Washington, DC about the candidates responses to the Brussels terror attacks.

Brussels survivor Sebastian Bellin describes attack

Basketball player describes his experience at the Brussels airport when the terror attacks occurred. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers is on the ground in Brussels with the latest developments.

Are more terror attacks planned in Brussels?

A U.S. official has told CBS News that ISIS may be rushing to put more terror plots into motion just two days after the deadly attacks in Brussels. Washington Post national security reporter Greg Miller joins CBSN to discuss the latest on the attacks.

French President Macron pledges free counselling for students during COVID pandemic

French President Emmanuel Macron has promised free psychological counselling for children and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

States Must Help Schools Tackle the Climate Crisis—Beyond What’s On the Curriculum

Climate change is affecting every facet of our society, and its impacts will only become more dire. In 2020, there were 22 different billion-dollar climate disasters in the United States totaling $95 billion in damages. Costs associated with unabated climate change are projected to increase an estimated $257 billion annually for every 1 degree of…

Denmark may share AstraZeneca vaccines after ditching shots, WHO says
Denmark may share AstraZeneca vaccines after ditching shots, WHO says

Denmark this week became the first country to stop using AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine altogether.

Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia

Global Water Treatment Chemicals Market Gaining Momentum—Projected to Reach USD 65.2 Billion by 2027

Denmark charges 3 Iranian separatists with promoting terror

‘If we don’t give, people don’t eat’: Yemen focus of UK Ramadan giving

As Britain cuts aid to war-torn country on brink of famine Muslim charities are directing donations towards feeding populationThe Islamic fasting month of Ramadan, which started this week, is the biggest period of giving for UK Muslims.According to research by the Muslim Charities Forum, in 2018 the UK’s estimated 3.5 million Muslims donated more than £120m to global charitable causes during Ramadan, at a rate of £46 every second.

India's biggest cities shut down as new COVID-19 cases hit 200K

India's two largest cities imposed stringent restrictions on movement and one planned to use hotels and banquet halls to treat coronavirus patients as new infections in the country shot past 200,000 Thursday amid a devastating surge that is straining a fragile health system.

Turkey reports its highest daily COVID cases, deaths

More than 62,000 cases reported on Wednesday, taking the country's tally past four million since start of pandemic.

Kanye West's $1m Yeezy shoes are 'most valuable to go on auction'

Kanye West debuted the iconic shoes, now worth an estimated $1m, on stage at the 2008 Grammys.

France urges citizens to leave Pakistan amid anti-French protests

An email from the French embassy warns of "serious threats" after anti-blasphemy protests.

Denmark charges 3 Iranian separatists with promoting terror

Three members of an Iranian separatist group have been charged with financing and promoting terror in Iran together with an unnamed Saudi intelligence service

Local media: Explosion rocks east Baghdad

Local media says a powerful explosion has rocked east Baghdad one day after a rare drone struck a northern Iraqi airport

Justin Trudeau makes bizarre claim UK is facing ‘3rd Covid wave’ & jabs ‘won’t keep people safe’ as Canadian cases soar

JUSTIN Trudeau has claimed that the UK is facing a “3rd Covid wave” in a bizarre attempt to deflect attention away from soaring Canadian cases.   Referring to the UK’s hugely successful rollout, the under fire politician shamelessly told leaders that “vaccinations on their own are not enough to keep us safe” in a bid

MP ‘accidentally’ caught NAKED during Zoom parliament meeting told ‘we’ve seen a member who’s in very good shape’

A CANADIAN politician was left red faced when he was caught stark naked during a parliamentary Zoom call with fellow members. William Amos, who represents the Quebec district of Pontiac, accidentally appeared in the nude on the screens of shocked lawmakers on Wednesday. A screenshot, obtained by The Canadian Press, shows Mr Amos standing behind

Beijing engulfed in yellow dust as authorities issue blue alert for sandstorms in central China
Beijing engulfed in yellow dust as authorities issue blue alert for sandstorms in central China

The Chinese capital has been engulfed by dust, accompanied by rain and thunder, with the Beijing Meteorological Observatory predicting the weather phenomenon could continue for a few more days.

WHO: Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deaths

A top official from the World Health Organization says Europe has surpassed 1 million deaths from COVID-19 and the situation remains 'serious,' with about 1.6 million new cases reported each week in the region.

France asks citizens to leave Pakistan amid violent protests

The French embassy in Pakistan is advising all of its nationals and companies to temporarily leave the country amid violent anti-France protests by supporters of a radical Islamist political party

Ambassador: UAE played part in India-Pakistan cease-fire

The United Arab Emirates played a role in getting longtime Asian rivals India and Pakistan to agree to a cease-fire amid tensions over the disputed region of Kashmir

Sydney man finds snake in lettuce bought at supermarket

Alex White says he thought he was watching a huge worm writhing in a plastic-wrapped lettuce he’d just brought home from a Sydney supermarket — until a snake tongue flicked

Families of Brussels attacks victims desperate for answers

The State Department says it does not know of any Americans killed in the Brussels terror attacks, but at least two are considered missing. Justin and Stephanie Shults were at Brussels Airport at the time of the bombings. Their family is flying to Belgium to look for them. Vladimir Duthiers reports from the memorial site for the attack Victims in Brussels.

Brussels attacks highlight ISIS bomb-making skills

More details are emerging about the bombs used in the Brussels attacks. The destruction inside the airport and the mangled debris in the subway station made these transportation hubs look like war zones. Allen Pizzey reports from the Maalbeek Metro station in Brussels on the sophisticated bombs the attackers used.

2016 candidates spar over Belgium, GOP Muslim proposals

The Brussels attacks have refocused the presidential campaign on national security issues. Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are doubling down on their proposals to single out Muslims in the U.S. Hillary Clinton took on the Republican candidates in a speech at Stanford University. Chip Reid reports from Washington.

Eye Opener: Ex-officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright charged with manslaughter

The former Minnesota officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright has been charged with second-degree manslaughter as protesters clashed with law enforcement for a fourth straight night. Also, President Biden said the U.S. will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan by September 11. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.

Ambassador: UAE played part in India-Pakistan cease-fire

Denmark charges 3 Iranian separatists with promoting terror

Three members of an Iranian separatist group have been charged with financing and promoting terror in Iran together with an unnamed Saudi intelligence service

UK cronyism watchdog queries civil servant's dual job

The chairman of Britain’s cronyism watchdog says the public should be given a “full and frank” explanation as to how a senior civil servant held down a part-time job with a now-bankrupt financial firm that won lucrative government contracts

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan to sell Biden's troop

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan to sell Biden's troop withdrawal decision.

Antony Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop withdrawal
Antony Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop withdrawal

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Thursday to sell Afghan leaders and a wary public on President Biden’s decision to withdraw...

WHO: Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deaths
WHO: Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deaths

GENEVA (AP) — A top official from the World Health Organization says Europe has surpassed 1 million deaths from COVID-19 and the situation remains “serious,” with about 1.6 million new cases reported...

France asks citizens to leave Pakistan amid violent protests
France asks citizens to leave Pakistan amid violent protests

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - The French embassy in Pakistan on Thursday advised all of its nationals and companies to temporarily leave the country after anti-France violence erupted in the Islamic nation...

Putin WON’T meet Biden in near future, Kremlin says. Moscow not ruling out talks, but disappointed about new sanctions speculation
Putin WON’T meet Biden in near future, Kremlin says. Moscow not ruling out talks, but disappointed about new sanctions speculation

A proposed summit offered to Russian President Vladimir Putin by his American counterpart, Joe Biden, won’t go ahead in the near future the Kremlin has said. It comes amid speculation that new US sanc...

10 things you need to know today: April 15, 2021

Sydney man finds snake in lettuce bought at supermarket

A man in Sydney, Australia was shocked when he unwrapped a pair of cos lettuces and discovered a venomous paled-headed snake that authorities say made an 870-kilometre from a Toowoomba packing plant.

Pet time and power naps: working from home during the Covid crisis

From getting chores done to missing colleagues, readers reveal the highs and lows of remote workingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWorking from home has some well-publicised advantages, such as time and money saved on commutes, but some people have also found innovative ways to use their time. From cat-napping to later-life learning, four readers share their highs and lows of working from home.

Rathbones Folio prize paid £30,000 to scammers posing as the winner

‘Sophisticated cyber-criminals’ took Valeria Luiselli’s winnings, though a similar fraud attempt on the Baillie Gifford prize was foiledThe Rathbones Folio prize has revealed that it paid £30,000 prize money to scammers posing as the author Valeria Luiselli, who won the award in 2020.Publishing industry magazine the Bookseller revealed on Wednesday that the Folio, which is awarded to the year’s best work of literature regardless of form, was scammed by “sophisticated cyber-criminals”. The scammers posed as the Mexican author Luiselli, who had won with her novel Lost Children Archive, and reque...

Brussels attack photographer recounts story

Ketevan Kardava was still in shock when she pulled out her iPhone and started taking pictures after bombs went off at the Brussels airport. Kardava, who was just feet from one of the explosions, told Allen Pizzey her story.

France asks citizens to leave Pakistan amid violent protests

The French embassy in Pakistan is advising all of its nationals and companies to temporarily leave the country amid violent anti-France protests by supporters of a radical Islamist political party

In Spain, a fourth wave of COVID-19 is taking hold

Infection rates are rising across the country as the race to roll out vaccines is challenged by delays.

Somalia condemns ‘threats’ from foreign allies

President Abdullahi aiming to extend his time in office despite the threat of sanctions by western powers.

Top US envoy Blinken in Afghanistan for troop withdrawal talks

US Secretary of State makes unannounced visit to brief officials on Biden's plan to withdraw US troops by September 11.

Canadian lawmaker caught naked during video conference

A Canadian Parliament member was caught stark naked in a virtual meeting of the House of Commons

Ex-Minnesota cop faces hearing in shooting of Black motorist

A white former police officer faced her first court appearance Thursday in the traffic-stop shooting of a Black motorist that has engulfed a small Minneapolis suburb with four straight days of bitter conflict between protesters and police.

37 people in Denmark seek compensation over coronavirus vaccination side effects
37 people in Denmark seek compensation over coronavirus vaccination side effects

Some 37 people in Denmark are requesting compensation over adverse effects they say were suffered after getting a Covid-19 jab. Most of the cases are related to AstraZeneca’s vaccine, which the countr...

Manhunt for third Brussels attacker expands

One day after the terror attacks in Belgium, the search continues for one of the suspects. But we learned more Wednesday about the other two attackers -- and the link between the Brussels bombings and the terror attacks in Paris last November. Charlie D'Agata reports.

Suspects sought before Brussels terror attack

Friday's raid by Belgian police on an apartment in a Brussels suburb led them to one of the Paris attackers. That apartment was rented by one of the Brussels suicide bombers, which prompted a search for him and his brother. As Holly Williams reports, they seemed to have disappeared -- until Tuesday.