Sara Hussein

Sara Hussein


Deputy news editor @AFP Tokyo. Sideline in science/environment reporting. Recovering Middle East reporter. https://t.co/IQUmqpLZqP

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Well, I guess we're doing this. London here we come

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#JOB alert! Just 10 days left to apply to come work with our wonderful AFP team in Tokyo. If you are fluent in Japanese and English and have a keen interest in everything from politics and social issues to culture and business, apply now. Info here:

Touristing in London after years away

Amazing to me to see Brits be told 1 in 60 of them had coronavirus in the last week and still respond by largely refusing to wear a mask or crack a window. Especially in a country that lost so many and went through lockdowns. It's like another planet from Japan.

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Greatly enjoyed this brilliant cameraman following the action at the trampoline gymnastics today

This story made my week: A #Japan  aquarium is asking people to FaceTime with its eels, who have become shy around people after two months without visitors:

Photo from Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza by @AFP 's @MahmudHams 

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Japan really doesn't mess about with trains. Such a pleasure.

BREAKING from @AFP : "We have to assume that the military is staging a coup," spokesman for Myanmar's ruling NLD says after arrest of Aung San Suu Kyi and president.

Does feel like this isn't a headline you could have seen on the NYT a decade ago.

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Anecdotally the new virus wave in Egypt seems totally out of control. My entire family has it now. We are praying my grandma will somehow stay safe. Several former university friends too. And no sign any of their diagnoses being counted in the official figures.

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