AMERICAN STUDENT RELEASED AFTER 486 DAYS IN EGYPTIAN PRISON

The U.S. State Department says an American medical student detained without trial in an Egyptian prison for nearly 500 days has been...

FIRST MAJOR BRAZILIAN CITIES RESUME CLASSES AMID PANDEMIC

The cities of Manaus in the Amazon rainforest and Duque de Caxias, in Rio de Janeiro's metropolitan region on Monday resumed in-person...

 
 
 

MALAWI'S NEW PRESIDENT URGES ALL TO ROOT OUT CORRUPTION

Malawi's newly elected President Lazarus Chakwera has been inaugurated Monday at small ceremony, following a last-minute change from...

BURUNDI STARTS TAKING COVID-19 SERIOUSLY, BEGINS SCREENING

Burundi launched a campaign of mass screening for COVID-19 on Monday in the country's largest city Bujumbura, indicating that the new...

 
 
 

HEZBOLLAH, HAMAS BLAST ISRAEL'S ANNEXATION PLANS

Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group and the Palestinian Hamas have blasted Israel's plans to annex parts of the West Bank as an “aggression...

POLICE SAY MAN ACCUSED OF CRASHING GATE THREATENED TRUDEAU

Prosecutors say that a military reservist who allegedly crashed his truck through a gate on the grounds where Prime Minister Justin...

 
 
 

TRADING HALTED IN PORTUGAL ENERGY FIRM AMID CORRUPTION PROBE

The Lisbon stock exchange has suspended trading in Portugal's national energy provider EDP and its international renewable energy division...

FRENCH PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON SHAKES UP GOVERNMENT, OUSTS INTERIOR MINISTER AFTER PROTESTS AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY

 
 
 

IN RUSSIA AND UKRAINE, NO SOCIAL DISTANCE ON CROWDED BEACHES

Tens of thousands of vacation-goers in Russia and Ukraine have descended on Black Sea beaches to get a break from coronavirus lockdowns...

CHINESE DIPLOMAT DERIDES UK'S MOVE TO OFFER HK CITIZENSHIP

The Chinese ambassador to Britain has accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson of meddling in China's affairs by offering citizenship to...

 
 
 

TURKEY CALLS ON EU TO BE 'HONEST' IN DISPUTE WITH MEMBERS

The Turkish foreign minister has called on the European Union to be an “honest broker” in disputes between Ankara and EU member states...

BRAZIL POLICE FINISH INVESTIGATION INTO NATIONAL MUSEUM FIRE

Brazil's Federal Police have wrapped up an investigation into a 2018 fire at the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro that destroyed much...

 
 
 

UK SANCTIONS RUSSIANS, SAUDIS UNDER NEW MAGNITSKY POWERS

Britain has announced economic sanctions against individuals and organizations from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar and North Korea under...

US DIPLOMAT IN HONG KONG SAYS SECURITY LAW USE A 'TRAGEDY'

The top American diplomat in Hong Kong says it's a “tragedy” to use the semi-autonomous Chinese territory's new national security law...

 
 
 

TRUDEAU TURNS DOWN WHITE HOUSE INVITATION AMID PANDEMIC

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned down a White House invitation to celebrate the new regional free trade agreement...

GERMAN INTERIOR MINISTER NIXES POLICE RACIAL PROFILING STUDY

Germany's top security official has rejected calls for a study into possible racial profiling by the police

 
 
 

KENYANS PROTEST COP WHO ALLEGEDLY KILLED MAN OVER SANITIZER

Residents of a small town in western Kenya set fire to a police station and damaged several vehicles after a police officer allegedly...

GERMANY: 3-YEAR SENTENCE SOUGHT FOR FORMER SS CAMP GUARD

German prosecutors say the trial of a 93-year-old former guard at the Nazis' Stutthof concentration camp has shown he was an accessory...

 
 
 

BUSINESSMAN WINS DOMINICAN PRESIDENCY IN VIRUS-MARKED VOTE

A businessman who has never held elected office has won the presidency of the Dominican Republic, ending a 16-year run in power by...

COMMERZBANK SHARES JUMP AFTER CEO, BOARD CHAIR QUIT

Shares in Germany's Commerzbank have jumped more than 8% on Monday

 
 
 



New rules: International students must leave US if classes go online

New rules: International students must leave US if classes go online

New federal guidelines say international students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall. Read more ...

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

"COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive," she tweeted on Monday. Read more ...

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

The National Hockey League and NHL Players' Association announced a tentative agreement Monday to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by... Read more ...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing information to NATO intelligence

The adviser to the head of Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of treason. Formerly a journalist, Ivan Safronov was working at Roscosmos for... Read more ...

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

The report says Patrick Mahomes will become the highest-paid player not just in NFL history, but in sports history. Read more ...

A driver was killed after a fiery crash that split a car in two

A driver was killed after a fiery crash that split a car in two

Speed was likely a factor in the crash, police said. Read more ...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over flag decision

President Donald Trump blasted NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only Black driver, Bubba Wallace, of perpetrating “a hoax.” Read more ...

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equality. Read more ...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park confrontation

Amy Cooper drew widespread condemnation for calling 911 to report she was being threatened by “an African-American man” when bird watcher Christian Cooper appeared to keep his... Read more ...

Red Sox to open shortened 2020 season July 24 at Fenway Park

Red Sox to open shortened 2020 season July 24 at Fenway Park

Major League Baseball is revealing each team's full slate Monday night, which has been shortened to 60 games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...