WorldView: Facebook parent company removes Chinese accounts spreading COVID-19 disinformation

WorldView: Facebook parent company removes Chinese accounts spreading COVID-19 disinformation

The parent company of Facebook and Instagram has taken down more than 600 accounts, pages and groups connected to a Chinese operation spreading COVID-19 disinformation. Meanwhile, a British court dismissed an appeal by a tabloid paper against a ruling that…

Ethiopia's Olympic heroes ready to join Tigray war - BBC News

Ethiopia’s Olympic heroes ready to join Tigray war – BBC News

Ethiopian Olympic heroes Haile Gebrselassie and Feyisa Lilesa say they are ready to go to the front line in the war against rebel forces. Their announcement comes after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said he would go to the front to…

WorldView: At least 45 dead in Bulgaria bus crash

WorldView: At least 45 dead in Bulgaria bus crash

At least 45 people, including 12 children, are dead after a bus carrying mostly North Macedonian tourists crashed and caught fire on a highway in western Bulgaria. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta reports from Johannesburg on this and other…

Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits Africa amid multiple crises on continent

Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits Africa amid multiple crises on continent

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is visiting Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal this week in his first official visit to Africa. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta reports for “CBSN AM” from Johannesburg. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news…

WorldView: New COVID-19 variant accounts for 1 in 10 cases in England

WorldView: New COVID-19 variant accounts for 1 in 10 cases in England

A variant of the Delta virus that is more infectious, but is less likely to cause symptoms, now accounts for more than 1 in 10 COVID-19 cases in England, while the head of the Women’s Tennis Association casts doubt on…

Conflict over Ethiopia's Tigray region worsens while diplomats scramble to find a resolution

Conflict over Ethiopia’s Tigray region worsens while diplomats scramble to find a resolution

Diplomats are scrambling to find a peaceful resolution as concerns grow that Ethiopia will fall into an all-out civil war because of conflict over the Tigray region. Cameron Hudson, senior fellow with the Atlantic Council Africa Center, speaks with CBSN’s…

U.S. and African Union see small window to keep peace in Ethiopia

U.S. and African Union see small window to keep peace in Ethiopia

The United States and African Union say they see a small window to stop Ethiopia from sliding into civil war as a U.S. special envoy returns to the country facing humanitarian chaos. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta has more.…

Crisis in Ethiopia worsens as rebel forces advance toward capital

Crisis in Ethiopia worsens as rebel forces advance toward capital

The situation in Ethiopia is worsening as rebel fighters advance toward the capital. Over the weekend, tens of thousands of people protested the latest wave of violence as Tigray forces captured nearby towns. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta joins…

State Department warns Americans to leave Ethiopia amid Tigray region conflict

State Department warns Americans to leave Ethiopia amid Tigray region conflict

The State Department is ordering U.S. citizens and non-essential embassy staff to leave Ethiopia immediately. This comes as the conflict over the country’s northern Tigray region escalates. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta gives an update. CBSN is CBS News’…

Tigray conflict intensifies in Ethiopia

Tigray conflict intensifies in Ethiopia

The devastating conflict in Ethiopia is intensifying. Forces from the embattled region of Tigray are ramping up operations and taking aim at key cities closer to the capital. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta joined “CBSN AM” from Johannesburg with…