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CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

France’s PM Castex suspends all Brazil-France flights amid rise in Covid-19 cases [Video]

France announced on Tuesday it is to suspend all flights to and from Brazil to try and limit the spread of an aggressive variant of the coronavirus. French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced it, following the advice of doctors who say that the Brazilian strain known as P1 is to blame for a sharp rise in Brazil’s death toll during last month. Four weeks ago, this variant, just like the South African strain, was thought to be responsible for only 6% of Covid-19 cases in France.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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CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

France’s decision to suspend all Brazil-France flights ‘surprisingly late’ [Video]

France announced on Tuesday it is to suspend all flights to and from Brazil to try and limit the spread of an aggressive variant of the coronavirus. French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced it, following the advice of doctors who say that the Brazilian strain known as P1 is to blame for a sharp rise in recent Brazil’s death toll. “It is a surprise such decision has taken so long: most Latin American countries have already done so”, FRANCE 24’s Rio de Janeiro correspondent Tim Vickery reports.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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SOUTH ASIA

India approves foreign vaccines urgently amid Covid-19 surge despite being World’s top producer [Video]

India, who is the World’s biggest Covid-19 vaccine producer, is facing a sky-rocketing number of cases. After having exported tens of millions of doses, Indian authorities are now trying to keep more doses in the country as well as considering the possibility of importing stocks of alternative vaccines produced abroad, as FRANCE 24’s New Delhi correspondent Mandakini Gahlot reports.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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SOUTH ASIA

India Covid-19 spike: “The truth of the matter is we have no idea how bad the situation is” [Video]

“The truth of the matter is we have no idea how bad the situation is,” warns The Atlantic Council’s Ifran Nooruddin. He denounces the mixed messages of #India 🇮🇳 politicians who impose strict #Covid curfews… but still hold mass political rallies.Rajat Sethi, Advisor to Chief Minister of Manipur State, predicts stricter rules going forward.More in #F24Debate 📺➡️ https://f24.my/7Y8h.T Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7https://f24.my/YTliveEN…Visit our website: https://www.france24.comLike us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

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EAST AFRICA

Disturbing images of civilian killings in Ethiopia obtained by BBC – BBC News [Video]

Disturbing videos which appear to show the killing of unarmed civilians in Northern Ethiopia by people apparently dressed in Ethiopian army uniform, have been obtained by the BBC.In 2020 the government launched a military campaign in the region of Tigray, following an attack blamed on a rebel group, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front. There have been accusations of serious abuses and war crimes by all sides in the conflict.Clive Myrie presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Africa correspondent Leila Nathoo.Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog#BBCNews

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EAST AFRICA

Exploring Rwanda: JoyNews partners Rwandan High C’ssion to tell Rwanda’s rich history (22-3-21) [Video]

JoyNews partners Rwandan High C’ssion to tell Rwanda’s rich history – AM Show on Joy News (22-3-21)#ExploringRwanda#AMShow#AMNews#MyJoyOnlinehttps://www.myjoyonline.com/ghana-news/Subscribe for more videos just like this: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChd1DEecCRlxaa0-hvPACCw/ Click to this for more news:https://www.myjoyonline.com/