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RT News – July 21 2021 (17:00 MSK) RT News [Video]

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21 Jul, 2021 16:37

RT News – July 21 2021 (17:00 MSK)

RT News – July 21 2021 (17:00 MSK)

The worst flooding in China in 1,000 years: it's caused deaths, wiped out transport infrastructure, breached dams, and sparked a huge blast at an aluminum plant, and the situation's said to be deteriorating. The all-encompassing reach of spy phones: French president Emmanuel Macron orders a series of investigations after reports emerge he and his senior team were potentially snooped on by Israeli-developed spyware. President Biden says the highest US inflation rate in 13 years was foreseen and won't last long. But that's not bringing much comfort to Americans feeling the pinch in their pockets. More than two-thousand firefighters, along with specialist planes and paratroopers, are mobilized in a huge effort to contain fierce wildfires in north-east Russia, that have already torn through an area larger than California.

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Japan ignored months of protests to host the Olympics | PBS NewsHour [Video]

Tokyo on Thursday registered its highest number yet of COVID-19 cases. Amid American triumphs in the gym and the pool, the reigning world champion pole vaulter Sam Kendricks was forced to leave after testing positive. The Japanese public is split between cheering the medal count and fearing the virus. Opposition to the games has only grown. Special correspondent Phoebe Amoroso reports from Tokyo.

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France captures Olympic gold in first-ever mixed team judo • FRANCE 24 English [Video]

France claimed the judo gold medal in the first mixed team event ever held in the Games on Saturday, beating Japan 4-1 in the final and helping their heavyweight legend Teddy Riner add to his collection of Olympic medals.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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Thirteen-year-old Momiji Nishiya of Japan won the first Olympic skateboard competition for women. | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico