EXILED SAUDI DISSIDENTS LAUNCH OPPOSITION PARTY

Group of Saudi dissidents in exile announce launch of an opposition party on anniversary of the kingdom's founding.

CALIFORNIA VOWS TO BAN SALE OF NEW PETROL VEHICLES IN 2035

US West Coast state to join 15 nations that have set similar goals in order to fight climate change.

 
 
 

NIGERIA FUEL TANKER CRASH KILLS 23 PEOPLE

Children among those dead as petrol tanker overturns and catches fire on busy highway in central state of Kogi.

RIGHTS GROUPS BLAST GREECE FOR ASYLUM VIOLATIONS

Oxfam and WeMove Europe say Greek asylum law makes it deliberately easy to disqualify asylum applicants.

 
 
 

STREAM UNGA: CAN MUSIC FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE?

The Stream's collaboration with the UN concludes with singer-songwriter Patti Smith and co-founders of Pathway To Paris.

GOLD PRICES ARE SLUMPING - COULD THEY FALL FURTHER?

Global stimulus, negative real interest rates and dollar weakness all helped gold rally to record highs this year.

 
 
 

ONE-DOSE COVID-19 VACCINE TESTED AS US EXPERTS SAY NO CORNERS CUT

A single-dose vaccine is being tested by US authorities; some question its efficacy as Trump pushes for fast delivery.

‘MY OWN UNCONSCIOUS BIAS' - WELLS FARGO CEO ISSUES APOLOGY

CEO Charles Scharf apologises for comments blaming 'limited pool of Black talent' for lack of diversity in recruiting.

 
 
 

SAUDI KING DENOUNCES IRAN'S ‘EXPANSIONISM' IN FIERY UN SPEECH

King Salman reiterates 2002 Arab peace initiative is the basis for a 'comprehensive and just solution' for Palestinians.

WILL DISINFORMATION DERAIL DEMOCRACY?

Facebook says it has plans to take 'aggressive' measures during the United States election in November.

 
 
 

‘WHEN SHE SPOKE, PEOPLE LISTENED': RUTH BADER GINSBURG REMEMBERED

People have been leaving flowers, notes, placards outside the court in tribute to the 'Notorious RBG'.

SOUTH SUDAN GOVERNMENT FIGURES EMBEZZLED $36M: UN PANEL

The UN report released on Wednesday says the figure 'may not reflect the whole picture'.

 
 
 

FACEBOOK VOTER MISINFORMATION VETTING TOOL FAULTED AS INEFFECTIVE

Watchdog says Facebook not giving states all data they need to spot disinformation, including voter suppression efforts.

TALIBAN KILLS 28 POLICE OFFICIALS AS DOHA PEACE TALKS CONTINUE

Officials said the Taliban launched a wave of attacks on security checkpoints in southern Afghanistan overnight.

 
 
 

KENTUCKY GRAND JURY INDICTS OFFICER IN BREONNA TAYLOR SHOOTING

Ex-detective Brett Hankison charged with three counts of wanton endangerment in shooting of Breonna Taylor.

IN PICTURES: CHINA'S POVERTY ALLEVIATION

China lifted over 800 million people out of poverty over 40 years. For the relocated, the transition has been difficult.

 
 
 

TIME FEATURES CORONAVIRUS LEADERS, ACTIVISTS IN TOP 100 LIST

Key figures in coronavirus fight, Black Lives Matter movement and political leaders featured by US magazine.

UNCLE BEN'S RICE GETS REBRAND AFTER RACIAL STEREOTYPING CRITICISM

Seventy-year-old brand is the latest company to drop a logo long-accused of promoting racial stereotypes.

 
 
 

UN SLASHES HEALTHCARE IN YEMEN DUE TO LACK OF FUNDING

UN humanitarian coordinator for Yemen Lise Grande says only $1bn of the $3.2bn needed funding has been received.

US STOCKS MIXED AS NIKE SETS RECORD, TESLA FAILS TO LIFT

J&J shares trading higher after drug giant announced it has entered phase 3 trials for its potential COVID-19 vaccine.

 
 
 



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