Chris ONeill-Yates

Chris ONeill-Yates


Senior journalist @CBCNews • MA student South Asia & Global Security/Radicalization @KingsCollegeLon @warstudies • Incurable Indophile • Bookworm • Wanderluster

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Here’s to Saturday in the outport. Cheers to you all wherever you are! #StaySafe 

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Interesting take on how long-suffering Kashmiris — endlessly stuck between India and Pakistan — see India’s border dispute with China as a solution to their woes. | Nikkei Asian ReviewStory from @bhattburhan02 ⁩ And @Saqibmugloo ⁩

The top five blunders white people make when talking to their brown doctor @globeandmail ⁩

“First and foremost, be totally honest with the electorate. Don't go sugarcoating anything, fully disclose what you're doing, why you're doing it.” - Penetrating interview with former NL Premier Clyde Wells @CBCSunday ⁩ @AnthonyGermain ⁩

@Squid_y  Funerals even. Limited numbers and social distancing. Imagine how folks who couldn’t have a proper funeral for a loved one feel watching this crowd partying it up!?

The question is for government. If you must line up at grocery stores, restaurants, retailers when they’ve exceeded their capacity for safe social distancing, why are bars allowed to do this? It’s a question of enforcement.

Coronavirus has exposed Modi’s staggering shortcomings. It has also, tragically, created the conditions for him to quicken the conversion of the world’s largest democracy into something akin to a plebiscitary autocracy, writes @kapskom  in @ForeignPolicy 

“It’s terrifying, and clearly an evidence of a failure of the system,” said Dr. Morgan Katz, an infectious disease expert at @JohnsHopkins ⁩ Hospital | via @nytimes  #Covid19 

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India was on the precipice of being a great world power. How will its international status ever ever recover after the world has witnessed images like this? #CAB_NRC 

New CDC data showed that nearly 40 percent of patients sick enough to be hospitalized were aged 20 to 54: @nytimes ⁩ #COVID19 

Estimated 200,000 domestic and international tourists canceled or postponed their trip to the Taj Mahal in the past 2 weeks over #CAB_NRC  protests. #India  #tourism  #tajmahal 

BREAKING: This avalanche happened in living room of a house in Outer Battery of St. John’s tonight. It’s in that lovely part of the city that flanks the harbour, the one you see in the tourism ads. @CityofStJohns  is evacuating the area. @CBCNL  @CBCAlerts  @CBCNews  #nlblizzard2020 

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“PM Cares” fund collected $1.27 billion in donations for #COVID19  relief but Indian government has provided no details of expenditures and is refusing an audit of the funds, writes @RanaAyyub ⁩ @washingtonpost ⁩ | Opinion

Newfoundlanders are nothing if not ingenious @NatashaFatah ⁩ — We need two things to live here: survival skills and a sense of humour! This has both. Thanks Allan Horwood!! #Snowmageddon2020  #nlwx  @CBCNews  @CBCNL  #blizzard2020 

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This could backfire in in more ways than any of us care to imagine. Jackboots, media and Internet blackouts, bans on meetings, and political arrests aren’t usually the path to a peaceful resolution in any situation. #Article370revoked  #Kashmir  #India 

Riveting images of malnourished Yemenis like Amal — one of 1.8 million severely malnourished children in Yemen — have put a human face to fears that a catastrophic man-made famine...

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