Lessons On Reopening Schools The U.S. Could Learn From Germany, Israel and Thailand
While the United States debates the reopening of schools, NPR correspondents discuss experiences of Germany, Israel and Thailand as they reopen classrooms during the pandemic. #[...]Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.npr.org/2020/07/10/889842725/lessons-on-reopening-schools-the-u-s-could-learn-from-germany-israel-and-thailan?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world
Seoul Debates How To View Mayor's Death As Sexual Harassment Allegations Emerge
Seoul's mayor was found dead in a park Friday. A fierce debate has erupted in South Korean capital about how to view the mayor and his death after allegations of sexual harassment against him emerged. #[...]Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.npr.org/2020/07/10/889802438/seoul-debates-how-to-view-mayors-death-as-sexual-harassment-allegations-emerge?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world
What Will Sanrio's New Leadership Mean For Hello Kitty?
A new CEO is steering a company that's seen years of slumping revenues and whose home market of Japan has an aging population. But "don't count out Hello Kitty," says an author of a book about Sanrio. #[...]Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.npr.org/2020/07/10/889146831/what-will-sanrios-new-leadership-mean-for-hello-kitty?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world
Turkey Converts Istanbul's Iconic Hagia Sophia Back Into A Mosque
The Byzantine-era architectural marvel has been used as a museum since 1934 and is widely regarded as a symbol of peaceful religious coexistence. A court ruling Friday revoked its museum status. #[...]Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.npr.org/2020/07/10/889691777/turkish-court-ruling-clears-way-for-hagia-sophia-to-be-converted-to-a-mosque?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world
Cited In Many Operations, Russia's GRU Is Suspected In Afghan Bounty Case
Russian military intelligence, the GRU, is linked to the invasion of Ukraine and interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Now it's suspected of a bounty program to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan. #[...]Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.npr.org/2020/07/10/889476368/cited-in-many-operations-russias-gru-is-suspected-in-afghan-bounty-case?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world
Coronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Outbreak
A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed thousands of people. #[...]Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/03/30/822491838/coronavirus-world-map-tracking-the-spread-of-the-outbreak?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world
Bolivian President Tests Positive For Coronavirus
The announcement from the country's interim president, Jeanine Áñez, comes just days after Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced that he had contracted COVID-19. #[...]Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/07/09/889591630/bolivian-president-tests-positive-for-coronavirus?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world
'Silent Screams': Will U.S. Amusement Parks Ban Screaming On Roller Coasters?
Japanese amusement parks have banned screaming on roller coasters in an attempt to stop the spread of the coronavirus. NPR asks U.S. amusement parks whether they will impose the same rules. #[...]Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.npr.org/2020/07/09/889502172/silent-screams-will-u-s-amusement-parks-ban-screaming-on-roller-coasters?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world
Mexicans Split On Their President Meeting With Trump
Mexicans are expressing different opinions about their president meeting with President Trump. Some say it is an embarrassment, while others hope the new trade agreement will lead to more jobs. #[...]Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.npr.org/2020/07/09/889502144/mexicans-split-on-their-president-meeting-with-trump?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world
Defense Secretary Esper, In Careful Exchange, Denies Being Briefed On 'Bounties'
The defense secretary and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs respond to careful prompts from Republicans on Thursday aimed at defending the Trump administration on the Russian bounty allegations. #[...]Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.npr.org/2020/07/09/889471025/defense-secretary-esper-in-careful-exchange-denies-being-briefed-on-bounties?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world
U.S. Sanctions Chinese Officials, Including Politburo Member, For Xinjiang Abuses
The Trump administration's penalties are meant to punish China for its treatment of Uighurs and Muslim minorities in the region, and target a Politburo member for the first time. #[...]Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.npr.org/2020/07/09/889406296/u-s-sanctions-chinese-officials-including-politburo-member-for-xinjiang-abuses?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world
Seoul's Mayor Found Dead After Massive Search
Mayor Park Won-soon's daughter told police he left a verbal message similar to a will, and later turned off his mobile phone. His body was found in a wooded park early Friday, police say. #[...]Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.npr.org/2020/07/09/889466316/seouls-mayor-found-dead-after-massive-search?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world
Lack Of Unity Is A Bigger Threat Than Coronavirus, WHO Chief Says In Emotional Speech
"How is it difficult for humans to unite and fight a common enemy that is killing people indiscriminately?" WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus asks. #[...]Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/07/09/889411047/lack-of-unity-is-a-bigger-threat-than-coronavirus-who-chief-says-in-emotional-sp?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world
The Long, Perilous Route Thousands Of Indians Have Risked For A Shot At Life In U.S.
The journey from India can zigzag to Russia, the Mideast, the Caribbean and Central America. U.S. Border Patrol figures show more than 7,600 Indians were detained on the U.S.-Mexico border last year. #[...]Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.npr.org/2020/07/09/814957398/the-long-perilous-route-thousands-of-indians-have-risked-for-a-shot-at-life-in-u?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world
Satellite Images Reveal Damage At Iranian Nuclear Facility
An incident last week at an Iranian nuclear facility appears to be sabotage. A look at the chief suspects and what the impact could be on Iran's nuclear ambitions. #[...]Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.npr.org/2020/07/09/889340127/satellite-images-reveal-damage-at-iranian-nuclear-facility?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=world