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Bonus Edition: UK racism in policing, COVID in Indonesia, India press freedom | The Stream [Video]

Looking back at the week on The Stream, this show goes behind the scenes to share real life stories about COVID in Indonesia and to take a closer look at accusations of institutional racism in the British police. An Indian journalist also tells us what it’s like to do her job at a time when media offices are raided and the government is accused of using spyware against journalists.And from our Instagram Live series, we share an interview with Matt Littlejohn, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Oceana on why we should all care about what’s happening to the world’s oceans.

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EAST AFRICA

Coronavirus: Burundi, in reversal, says it will accept COVID-19 vaccines [Video]

Burundi’s government now says it will accept COVID-19 vaccines, becoming one of the last countries in the world to embrace them. But the health ministry says it will not take responsibility for any side effects they might cause.

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NORTH AFRICA

Tunisia in political turmoil as president dismisses more officials • FRANCE 24 English [Video]

#Tunisia lurched further into political uncertainty Wednesday, as President Kais #Saied sacked more officials, days after he suspended parliament and assumed executive powers in what opponents labelled a “#coup”. FRANCE 24’s Wassim Cornet tells us more.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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EAST ASIA

Asian nations struggle to contain highly infectious Delta strain | The World [Video]

The Delta variant of coronavirus is continuing to spread across Asia, with many nations struggling to contain the highly contagious strain. South Korea has recorded its highest number of daily infections since the start of the pandemic, while cases in Japan, Indonesia and Malaysia continue to soar. As Andrea Nierhoff reports, there’s growing criticism of some countries choosing to ease restrictions too early.Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE ABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad, including the latest coronavirus pandemic updates. It’s news when you want it, from Australia’s most trusted news organisation.For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZYWatch more ABC News content ad-free on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2Like ABC News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.auFollow ABC News on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_auFollow ABC News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnewsNote: In most cases, our captions are auto-generated.#ABCNews #ABCNewsAustralia

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NORTH AFRICA

Tunisia on edge as president suspends parliament, fires PM • FRANCE 24 English [Video]

Troops surrounded #Tunisia’s parliament and blocked its speaker from entering Monday after the president suspended the #legislature and fired the prime minister and other top members of government, sparking concerns for the North African country’s young #democracy. FRANCE 24’s Chief Foreign Editor Robert Parsons tells us more.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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EAST AFRICA

Coronavirus: At last, Tanzania kicks off COVID-19 vaccinations [Video]

In a major breakthrough for one of the world’s last countries to embrace COVID-19 vaccines, Tanzania’s president kicked off its vaccination campaign Wednesday by publicly receiving a dose and urging others to do the same.

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SOUTH ASIA

Bhutan gets 90 percent of adults vaccinated in one week [Video]

The remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has carried out what may be the world’s fastest vaccination campaign – completing the inoculation of 90 percent of its adult population against COVID-19 in just one week. Al Jazeera’s Andrew Chappelle reports on how they did it.- Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish/- Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera/- Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/

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U.S. CDC recommends vaccinated Americans wear masks indoors in many cases [Video]

Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 should go back to wearing masks in indoor public places in regions where the coronavirus is spreading rapidly, U.S. health authorities said on Tuesday.