A round-up of the weekend’s newspapers, what’s making news in Latin America and our editor-in-chief Andrew Tuck’s weekend column. Georgina Godwin and guests set the tone for the weekend.
Radio News 24/7 reports: PFIZER AND BIONTECH apply for emergency Covid-19 vaccine authorization, G-20 meeting in Saudi Arabia, and other top world news.
Radio News 24/7 reports: Fighting escalates in Ethiopia, flooding from a typhoon in the Philippines kills dozens and surging Covid-19 cases in the U.S.
DW Radio News 24/7 reports: Death toll from earthquake in Turkey rises, a third man is arrested in terror attack in Nice, France, and other top world news.
DW Radio News 24/7 reports: Germans protest government Covid-19 measures in Berlin, Chilean protests, cases spike in India and France, and ‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer at 43.
DW Radio News 24/7 reports: Recently arrested Hong Kong media CEO Jimmy Lai vow that pro-democracy protests against China will continue, Belarus protests, and WHO reports 300,000 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours.
It’s been about a month since the Chinese Communist Party forced a national security law on Hong Kong. This new law made it illegal for anyone anywhere in the world to promote democratic reform in the region. Recent arrests of top media and political figures have made it clear that Hong Kong’s relatively free political system is over.
- Plus, the risk of space attacks against U.S. satellites is growing.
- And, some hopeful pandemic parenting advice from Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
Guests: Axios’ Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, and Miriam Kramer and special thanks to Dr. Sanjay Gupta and the Asian American Journalists Association.
NPR Up First reports: The death toll is rising from yesterday’s explosions in Beirut. A longtime incumbent loses in Missouri’s Democratic Primary. And, some U.S COVID-19 relief checks were sent to non-American workers overseas.