Wenatchee High School in Washington state wanted a way to allow students to rehearse safely during the pandemic – and they came up with a creative solution. Principal Eric Anderson said the tents may be small, but they are allowing band members to play together again.
Major General Chris Donahue is the last American to board the final US military flight out of Afghanistan. As the Taliban took over Kabul airport at the start of 31 August – the deadline President Biden had set for US withdrawal – shots were fired into the skies in celebration.
Zayn Ali Salman was just four years old when he caught the attention of one of London’s biggest football clubs. He is the youngest-ever recruit to the Arsenal pre-academy after his skills had him running rings round players twice his age. BBC Asian Network Reporter: Huma Shah BBC Asian Network video journalist: Suneil Asar
A spokesman for the Taliban has told the BBC’s Yalda Hakim “there will be no revenge” on the people of Afghanistan. Suhail Shaheen called the presenter live on air. “We assure the people in Afghanistan, particularly in the city of Kabul, that their properties, their lives are safe – there will be no revenge on…
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said that the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine appears to be safe and effective at preventing serious illness. The announcement paves the way for the drug to be approved later this week. If approved it will be the third Covid-19 vaccine to be authorised in the US….
Violence in the Israel-Gaza conflict was instigated by Hamas, a global Jewish advocacy group which supports Israel has said. The American Jewish Committee spokesman Avi Mayer told BBC World News: “It is Hamas that has instigated this violence weeks ago and just this past weekend called on Palestinians in Jerusalem to acquire knives and behead…