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UN suspends all flights to Tigray amid Ethiopian air raids [Video]

Fighting is intensifying between government forces and Tigrayan rebels in Ethiopia’s northernmost state.The United Nations has suspended all aid flights to Tigray after one of its planes was forced to turn back due to government air raids.Al Jazeera’s Laura Burdon-Manley reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/#AlJazeeraEnglish #Tigray #Ethiopia

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UN suspends humanitarian flights to Ethiopia’s Tigray after air strikes • FRANCE 24 English [Video]

Ethiopia’s latest aerial bombardment of Tigray’s capital city on Friday injured 11 civilians and forced a UN flight bound for the famine-threatened region to turn around, humanitarian sources and doctors told AFP Friday.🔔 Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YTen🔴 LIVE – Watch FRANCE 24 English 24/7 here: https://f24.my/YTliveEN🌍 Read the latest International News and Top Stories: https://www.france24.com/en/Like us on Facebook: https://f24.my/FBenFollow us on Twitter: https://f24.my/TWenDiscover the news in pictures on Instagram: https://f24.my/IGen

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Libya hosts international conference to drum up support ahead of elections • FRANCE 24 English [Video]

Libya’s fragile unity government hosted senior foreign officials on Thursday to drum up support on spiky transitional issues as the war-torn country gears up for a landmark December election. The conference ended with a communiqué stressing the need for confidence-building steps to enable fair, transparent and inclusive polls, Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush said on Thursday.🔔 Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YTen🔴 LIVE – Watch FRANCE 24 English 24/7 here: https://f24.my/YTliveEN🌍 Read the latest International News and Top Stories: https://www.france24.com/en/Like us on Facebook: https://f24.my/FBenFollow us on Twitter: https://f24.my/TWenDiscover the news in pictures on Instagram: https://f24.my/IGen

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Coalition ‘kills 160’ Yemen rebels as Marib battle intensifies [Video]

The Saudi Arabia-led coalition says it has killed at least 160 Houthi fighters in Marib province.The rebels have denied those claims.Dozens of air attacks were launched in support of government forces to push back Houthi fighters.Last month, the Houthis renewed an offensive to capture the province. Al Jazeera’s Priyanka Gupta reports.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/#Yemen #YemenWar #Marib

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Netflixs Squid Game Is Slammed by Kim Jong Uns Propagandists as Beastly [Video]

Squid Game, Netflixs dystopian drama set in South Korea, is the top-watched show in more than 90 countries. North Korea, however, isnt giving the show rave reviews.

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UN reports ‘unprecedented’ malnutrition in Tigray amid ‘indications of siege’ • FRANCE 24 [Video]

The UN warned of “unprecedented” malnutrition among pregnant and lactating women in Ethiopia’s war-hit Tigray region, in a report published hours after the government sparked outrage by expelling senior UN officials.🔔 Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YTen🔴 LIVE – Watch FRANCE 24 English 24/7 here: https://f24.my/YTliveEN🌍 Read the latest International News and Top Stories: https://www.france24.com/en/Like us on Facebook: https://f24.my/FBenFollow us on Twitter: https://f24.my/TWenDiscover the news in pictures on Instagram: https://f24.my/IGen

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Ethiopia orders expulsion of top UN officials for ‘meddling’ [Video]

The United States has criticised Ethiopia for expelling seven senior United Nations officials, warning it will not hesitate to impose sanctions against those obstructing humanitarian efforts.The UN staff have been accused of “meddling” in Ethiopia’s internal affairs. They have been given 72 hours to leave.Al Jazeera’s Diplomatic Editor James Bays reports from the United Nations.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/#AlJazeeraEnglish #Ethiopia #UnitedNations

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Ethiopia to expel senior UN staff following criticism of Tigray aid blockade • FRANCE 24 English [Video]

Ethiopia said Thursday it would expel seven senior UN officials for “meddling” in its affairs, a move that came after aid workers sounded the alarm on humanitarian access to conflict-torn Tigray.🔔 Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YTen🔴 LIVE – Watch FRANCE 24 English 24/7 here: https://f24.my/YTliveEN🌍 Read the latest International News and Top Stories: https://www.france24.com/en/Like us on Facebook: https://f24.my/FBenFollow us on Twitter: https://f24.my/TWenDiscover the news in pictures on Instagram: https://f24.my/IGen

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North Korea tells UN it has the right to defend itself before launching another missile | The World [Video]

“Weapons against war” — that’s how North Korea described the country’s stockpile during a speech to the UN. Pyongyang says it has a right to self defence and calling out the “double standards” of other nations. At almost exactly the same time, the secretive country fired yet another suspected ballistic missile.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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Africa 54 – September 22, 2021| Attacks in Burundi, UNGA 76, & Haitian Immigrants to the U.S. [Video]

You are watching Africa 54, your daily news and feature magazine-style program, from the Voice of America. Host Esther Githui-Ewart and a team of correspondents zero in on the big stories making news on the continent and around the world with context and analysis. Top Stories: At least two people have died and 50 wounded in the latest in a string of attacks to hit Burundi.Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi called for “a comprehensive, balanced and legally binding agreement” on the operation of a giant hydropower dam on the Blue Nile in Ethiopia.Speaking in a pre-recorded statement to the United Nations General Assembly from Cairo on Tuesday (September 21), Sisi said, “The Nile is Egypt’s lifeline, which explains the extreme anguish that Egypt feels over the Renaissance Dam.” At the 76th United Nations General Assembly, U.S. President Joe Biden called on world leaders to unite against threats confronting the world today, including the COVID-19 pandemic and the climate crisis. However, he is facing an uphill battle to convince allies that America is back and ready to lead the fight. White House Bureau Chief Patsy Widakuswara has more.This week New York will see one of its first large gatherings since the coronavirus pandemic, when more than a hundred world leaders are expected to return to the United Nations for their annual meetings.South Sudan’s Vice President Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior visited Washington, D.C. before heading to New York to attend the 76th United Nations General Assembly. Mrs. de Mabior sat down with VOA’s Nabeel Biajo over the weekend and talked about her country’s challenge in creating a unified and well trained military as well the progress towards attaining gender equity.In Zambia there are just five ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists and one audiologist for a country of 17 million people. However, a government plan is seeking to address and has trained more than 200 nurses, clinical officers and community health workers. Clara Frenk has our reportThe Biden administration is utilizing a controversial policy as the basis for the mass expulsion of the more than 12,000 Haitians arriving at the U.S. seeking asylum at the Del Rio, Texas, border crossing. Access to safe drinking water is a challenge for people all over the world. However, in Malawi, a new cutting-edge technology dubbed “intelligent tap” or (Itap) brings a sigh of relief to many households. People in the rural communities use automated teller machines “ATM cards to get water from water kiosks. For more, Africa 54’s Technology Correspondent Paul Ndiho, via Skype, spoke to Mayamiko Nkoloma, innovator and managing director, iMoSyS, the company behind iTap in Malawi.Instead of throwing away broken gadgets, repair enthusiasts encourage people to try fixing their own things with fix-it clinics and free tutorials. Matt Dibble reports.#UNGA #UN #Egypt #Sudan #Ethiopia #Burundi #BlueNile #Zambia #Covid19 #Biden #SouthSudan