Suez Canal authorities need to remove up to 706,000 cubic feet of sand to free the Ever Given – CNN

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Here’s what we know”,”duration”:”03:20″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/03/25/suez-canal-news-update-container-ship-egypt-defterios-ctw-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/03/25/suez-canal-news-update-container-ship-egypt-defterios-ctw-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210325144545-suez-canal-ever-given-ship-march-25-large-169.jpeg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/03/25/suez-canal-news-update-container-ship-egypt-defterios-ctw-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”Shipping experts believe it could take days or even weeks to free the 224,000-ton vessel that is wedged across the Suez Canal, blocking one of the world’s busiest waterways since March 23. 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CNN’s John Defterios breaks down why this matters.”},{“title”:”Chinese ambassador reacts to CNN Uyghur report”,”duration”:”10:17″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/03/25/cui-tiankai-uyghur-reaction-china-intv-amanpour.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/03/25/cui-tiankai-uyghur-reaction-china-intv-amanpour.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210325162737-christiane-amanpour-cui-tiankai-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/03/25/cui-tiankai-uyghur-reaction-china-intv-amanpour.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai reacts to CNN International Correspondent David Culver’s reporting on separated Uyghur families in China’s Xinjiang region.”,”descriptionText”:”Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai reacts to CNN International Correspondent David Culver’s reporting on separated Uyghur families in China’s Xinjiang region.”},{“title”:”CNN finds stranded Uyghur children in China”,”duration”:”15:06″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/03/24/china-xinjiang-children-culver-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/03/24/china-xinjiang-children-culver-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210325101359-screengrab-xinjiang-lost-children-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/03/24/china-xinjiang-children-culver-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”Amnesty International reports that China’s policies towards ethnic Uyghur Muslims have split up thousands of families, as some children are prevented from leaving China’s Xinjiang region to be with their parents living abroad. The US and other countries have labeled China’s treatment of Uyghurs as genocide. Beijing strongly denies the accusations, insisting that its actions are justified to combat religious extremism and prevent terrorism. With permission from Uyghur parents desperate for answers, CNN’s David Culver traveled to the heavily surveilled Xinjiang region in search of their children left behind.”,”descriptionText”:”Amnesty International reports that China’s policies towards ethnic Uyghur Muslims have split up thousands of families, as some children are prevented from leaving China’s Xinjiang region to be with their parents living abroad. The US and other countries have labeled China’s treatment of Uyghurs as genocide. Beijing strongly denies the accusations, insisting that its actions are justified to combat religious extremism and prevent terrorism. With permission from Uyghur parents desperate for answers, CNN’s David Culver traveled to the heavily surveilled Xinjiang region in search of their children left behind.”},{“title”:”North Korea conducts second test in less than a week “,”duration”:”02:21″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/03/25/north-korea-ballistic-missile-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/03/25/north-korea-ballistic-missile-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210325081139-screengrag-kju-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/03/25/north-korea-ballistic-missile-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”North Korea launched two ballistic missiles, according to an intelligence assessment, a senior US official tells CNN. CNN’s Paula Hancoks has more. “,”descriptionText”:”North Korea launched two ballistic missiles, according to an intelligence assessment, a senior US official tells CNN. CNN’s Paula Hancoks has more. “},{“title”:”Families risk it all to escape Myanmar’s deadly junta”,”duration”:”03:39″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/03/24/myanmar-india-police-refugee-flee-sud-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/03/24/myanmar-india-police-refugee-flee-sud-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210324141752-screengrab-myanmar-refugee-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/03/24/myanmar-india-police-refugee-flee-sud-pkg-intl-hnk-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”Indian officials say more than 400 refugees, desperate to flee the military junta’s crackdown, have crossed the border into India since the military coup. CNN’s Vedika Sud speaks to refugees who made the dangerous journey. “,”descriptionText”:”Indian officials say more than 400 refugees, desperate to flee the military junta’s crackdown, have crossed the border into India since the military coup. CNN’s Vedika Sud speaks to refugees who made the dangerous journey. “},{“title”:”Merkel apologizes for Easter restrictions confusion”,”duration”:”01:30″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2021/03/24/angela-merkel-germany-coronavirus-easter-mistake-bell-ctw-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2021/03/24/angela-merkel-germany-coronavirus-easter-mistake-bell-ctw-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/210324081901-01-angela-merkel-0324-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2021/03/24/angela-merkel-germany-coronavirus-easter-mistake-bell-ctw-intl-ldn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/around-the-world/”,”description”:”German Chancellor Angela Merkel has walked back on her plan to impose a new hard lockdown during the upcoming Easter holiday, apologizing for causing confusion over the restrictions and saying the issue was “singularly and alone” her mistake. CNN’s Melissa Bell reports.”,”descriptionText”:”German Chancellor Angela Merkel has walked back on her plan to impose a new hard lockdown during the upcoming Easter holiday, apologizing for causing confusion over the restrictions and saying the issue was “singularly and alone” her mistake. 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CNN’s Paula Newton spoke with Vina Nadjibulla, Kovrig’s wife. “,”descriptionText”:”Canada has labeled China’s detention of Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor ‘coercive diplomacy’ — retaliation of the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, the former Chief Financial Officer of China’s Huawei Technologies, on a US extradition request. 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CNN’s Selina Wang reports. “,”descriptionText”:”The US has u003ca href=”https://edition.cnn.com/2021/03/22/politics/us-eu-china-uyghur-sanctions/index.html” target=”_blank”>announced sanctions u003c/a>against two Chinese officials for “serious human rights abuses” against Uyghur Muslims, a step coordinated with allies including the European Union, Canada and the United Kingdom, according to the Treasury Department. 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