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EAST ASIA

China win women’s Olympic 4x200m freestyle in world record time • FRANCE 24 English [Video]

#China’s women stunned the field to smash the world #record and win the #Olympic 4x200m relay title in a major upset Thursday. The team of Yang Junxuan, Zhang Yufei, Li Bingjie and Tang Muhan touched in 7mins 40.33 seconds ahead of the United States (7:40.73) and Australia (7:41.29). All three teams were under the previous world time of 7:41.50 set by Australia at the 2019 world championships.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’s demand for Covid-19 jabs outpaces supply across country amid continuous surge of cases [Video]

India has reached the grim milestone of 300,000 people dying from Covid-19, with the devastating wave of infections. If it seems to be easing off in big cities, it is still hitting hard the poor countryside, while slow vaccine deliveries are complicating the country’s fight against the pandemic and forcing many to miss their shots. Demand is outpacing supply, despite India being the world’s biggest producer of vaccines.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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CALIFORNIA

Andrea Seccafien smashes Canadian record, Olympic standard in L.A. [Video]

Andrea Seccafien ran well under the Olympic standard to win the 10,000 metres at the Sound Running Track Meet

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SOUTH ASIA

International aid arrives in India as Covid-19 cases surpass 24 million, variant spreads globally [Video]

Fresh international aid has arrived in India, as the country continues to struggle with a deadly second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has warned that Covid-19 has also spread to rural parts of the country, raising worries of a situation that could spiral even further out of control. Covid-19 cases have surpassed 24 million in India, despite a month-long lockdown in New Delhi.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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CALIFORNIA

California Dreaming: Golden State’s real estate market among hottest on record [Video]

California is experiencing one of its hottest real estate markets on record. Since the start of 2020, homes across the Golden State are selling well above the asking price, and they’re selling more quickly.