Thursday 22nd April, Daily Roundup - British Herald
September 28, 2021
Daily Roundup

Thursday 22nd April, Daily Roundup

Here’s a quick summary of what has happened around the world over the last 24 hours, brought to you exclusively by British Herald.

Local News

Britain’s parliament called for the government to take action to put an end to what lawmakers described as genocide in China’s Xinjiang region. With this, they would ramp up pressure on ministers to go further in their criticism of Beijing.

Britain expressed apology for failures that meant “pervasive racism” may have rejected a proper commemoration to as many as 350,000 Black and Asian service personnel who died fighting for the British Empire.

 Britain found 55 more cases of the B.1.617 coronavirus variant first detected in India in latest weekly figures, Public Health England said, with India set to be added on the travel red list from Friday morning.

World News

Pope Francis said in his Earth Day message that the planet was “at the brink” and humanity had to avoid “the path of self destruction.”

Iran has brought down the number of centrifuges enriching uranium to up to 60% purity at an above-ground plant at Natanz to one cluster from two, a report by the UN nuclear watchdog seen as indicated.

A technical glitch at a US climate summit cut off French President Emmanuel Macron mid-speech and left Russian President Vladimir Putin puzzled, demonstrating that virtual meetings can be as awkward for world leaders as they are for the rest of us.

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