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Coronavirus: How is Astra Zeneca vaccine safety row affecting public confidence ?

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  • 3 months ago
  • 29:06

Concerns voiced over whether Astra Zeneca vaccine causes blood-clots in the brain. Several countries have restricted use of the vaccine until more is known about possible links. Also, China tries to persuade its 'one-child' generation to have more babies, and how Kim Kardashian has joined the ranks of the world's billionaires.

US joins talks aimed at reviving Iran nuclear deal

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  • 3 months ago
  • 32:14

Diplomats in Vienna are discussing how the US can lift sanctions and Iran return to compliance. Also: Brazil variant drives South America covid surge, and a man is arrested over Van Gogh and Frans Hals art thefts.

N Korea to skip Tokyo Olympics over Covid

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  • 3 months ago
  • 29:21

It ends S Korea's hopes of using the Games to engage with Pyongyang. Also: Netanyahu is asked to form a new Israeli government, and alone on a ship for four years.

US police chief says Chauvin broke force policy

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  • 3 months ago
  • 30:56

The Minneapolis police chief has testified in the trial of the ex-officer accused of killing George Floyd. Also: Google handed win in 10 year Oracle court battle, and the demise of LG mobiles.

Jordanian prince vows to defy 'house arrest'

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  • 3 months ago
  • 29:27

Prince Hamzah says he won't stay quiet after being accused of plotting to destabilise the state. Also: the Israeli PM's corruption trial is told he sought improper benefits from media bosses, and the business owner who offered a job to the man who tried to burgle his restaurant.

Jordan accuses Prince Hamzah of plotting to destabilise kingdom

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  • 3 months ago
  • 31:52

The Jordanian deputy PM says King Abdullah's half-brother sought to mobilise tribal leaders against the government. Also: lorry boss apologises over Taiwan train crash, and tighter Covid restrictions for India's Maharashtra state.