AUSTRALIA CONSIDERS 'SAFE HAVEN' OFFER FOR HONG KONG PEOPLE

Move comes as US House approves sanctions bill targeting Chinese officials responsible for Hong Kong security law.

PROJECT FORCE: COULD THE WORLD SURVIVE A NUCLEAR WINTER?

The consequences of a nuclear war would extend far beyond the blast itself, killing millions of people across the globe.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: IN CHANGE OF TONE, TRUMP SAYS HE'S 'ALL FOR MASKS'

After long opposing wearing a face mask, US president says he has no problem with it but federal mandate not needed.

IN PICTURES: MOROCCANS SWIM, SING, RECONNECT AS LOCKDOWN LIFTS

Moroccans welcomed the end of more than three moths of virus lockdown.

 
 
 

INDIAN POLICEMEN ARRESTED OVER CUSTODIAL DEATHS OF FATHER AND SON

Police in Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu state had picked up the duo for breaking coronavirus lockdown rules.

DELHI OPENS MAKESHIFT 10,000-BED HOSPITAL AMID CORONAVIRUS SURGE

The city of 25 million has emerged as India's biggest COVID-19 hotspot with 2,742 deaths and 87,000 cases.

 
 
 

MYANMAR SETS NOVEMBER 8 DATE FOR GENERAL ELECTION

The nationwide vote is seen as a test for Aung San Suu Kyi and her ruling National League for Democracy.

UN URGES HALT IN CONFLICT OVER CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC: LIVE UPDATES

Security Council resolution calls for 'cessation of hostilities' for 90 days while New Zealand health minister resigns.

 
 
 

BLACK LIVES MATTER GROUPS PLANNING CONVENTION IN AUGUST

The 2020 Black National Convention, originally an in-person event, will take place on August 28 via a live broadcast.

CONFEDERATE STATUES REMOVED IN RICHMOND, VIRGINA

City mayor invokes emergency powers to order immediate removal of statues, citing safety concerns amid protests.

 
 
 

SUNBELT'S COVID-19 CASES SPIKE; SOME STATES BACK OFF ON REOPENING

Record high cases across the United States Sunbelt have led other states to put their own reopening plans on hold.

POLICE CHIEF DEFENDS CRACKDOWN AT ELIJAH MCCLAIN VIOLIN VIGIL

The defence comes after federal officials revealed they have been probing McClain's death since last year.

 
 
 

SAN QUENTIN PRISON SEES 600 NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES IN 5 DAYS

California jails have seen dramatic increases, prompting 10,000 people to sign a petition calling for prison releases.

TURKEY'S HAGIA SOPHIA AND THE BATTLE TO RECONVERT IT TO A MOSQUE

Turkey's highest court is set to decide the status of the Hagia Sophia, but experts say a legal ruling is only symbolic.

 
 
 

RUSSIA: PARTIAL RESULTS SHOW VOTERS BACK PUTIN TERM EXTENSION

Constitution changes will allow President Vladimir Putin to hold power until 2036.

TRUMP OKS WITHDRAWAL OF 9,500 US TROOPS FROM GERMANY

US president signs off on plan after being briefed. Pentagon will seek to reassure allies, enhance Russian deterrence.

 
 
 

GLOBAL REACTION TO ISRAEL'S IMMINENT ANNEXATION PLANS

Several of Israel's staunchest allies have criticised its annexation plans as jeopardising the status quo.

WILL ANNEXATION OF THE OCCUPIED WEST BANK TRIGGER TURMOIL?

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu wants to seize more of the occupied West Bank in line with US 'Middle East plan'.

 
 
 

PROTESTS IN KASHMIR AFTER CIVILIAN 'KILLED BY INDIAN MILITARY'

Family of killed civilian blame troopers but official rejects the claim, saying he was killed by rebels in crossfire.

FACEBOOK FACES UNPRECEDENTED ADVERTISEMENT BOYCOTT

Campaign aims to force the world’s largest social media platform to crack down on hate speech and racist content on its pages.

 
 
 



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