Global National Full Headlines for May 24

Published on May 25, 2021 by

On this episode of Global National: Manitoba’s third wave of COVID-19 is nowhere near relenting, with hospitals being so overwhelmed that some patients have had to be transferred to Ontario for care. And as Heather Yourex-West reports, the worst may still be yet to come.

Plus, hundreds gather for a parking lot party in Ontario, defying the province’s strict public health measures. Why did police do little to take action? Sean O’Shea reports.

In Europe, leaders around the world are condemning the Belarusian government, after a passenger jet was forced to divert to the country’s capital where a dissident journalist was arrested. As Redmond Shannon reports, the European Union is vowing new sanctions.

In the Middle East, as the fragile ceasefire between Israel and Hamas appears to hold, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is en route to Israel to help secure a long-term solution. And as Jennifer Johnson reports, tensions over the conflict are also escalating in the U.S.

New data from the United Kingdom on dogs taught to sniff out COVID-19, shows how accurate and quick these canines are at detecting the coronavirus. Crystal Goomansingh explains how these pups may be saving more lives.

And dating? In the pandemic? Katherine Ward looks at how finding love remains a complicated task even as vaccinations surge – and the features dating apps are adding to help.

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