Protests that began 12 days ago over abuses by the police's loathed Special Anti-Robbery Squad have spiraled dramatically. Around 18 people have died in clashes reported between protesters and assailants wearing civilian clothes
Memphis poll worker fired for turning away voters wearing ‘Black Lives Matter’, ‘I Can’t Breathe’ shirts
Tennessee law doesn't allow voters to wear items bearing the name of a candidate or a political party in a polling place, but doesn't prohibit statements such as ‘Black Lives Matter’
Thailand protests: Authorities seek to censor media coverage of student demonstrations, ban messaging app
The efforts by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's government to clamp down on the protests come as demonstrations continued in Bangkok and spread around the country, despite an emergency decree banning public gatherings of more than four people in the capital
Zalmay Khalilzad's comments came on the backdrop of renewed fighting in Afghanistan's Helmand province. He also referred to a suicide car bomb which killed at least 13 and wounded around 120 in Ghor province on Sunday
Donald Trump says Sudan to be removed from terror list if it fulfills $335 million compensation pledge
Sudan has agreed to pay compensation for victims of the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, attacks conducted by Osama bin Laden’s Al-Qaeda network while he was living in Sudan
WHO also estimates that half the vaccines made globally are lost to wastage, either from heat exposure or broken vials in transit.
Donald Trump has often questioned Dr Anthony Fauci’s recommendations and frequently dismisses basic health advice, including that people wear masks
In a statement, the Commission on Presidential Debates said it had acted out of concern that the first debate had fallen short, depriving voters of the opportunity to be informed of the candidates’ positions on the issues.
The decomposing corpses of ideas feed and sustain the toxic cesspool our intellectual and social life has become
French govt claims two accused in teacher's beheading had issued 'fatwa' against victim; police raids 40 locations
French minister Gerald Darmanin vowed there would be "not a minute's respite for enemies of the Republic", after tens of thousands took part in rallies countrywide on Sunday
Trump has needled Fauci over his advice on wearing face masks. Nearly 220,000 Americans have died from the disease the virus causes
Chile protest anniversary turns violent as two churches torched, thousands gather in Santiago square
The demonstration comes just a week before Chileans vote in a referendum on whether to replace the dictatorship-era constitution — one of the key demands of the protest movement which began in October 2019.
During an interview to CBS, the US' top infectious diseases expert appeared to be referring to the White House Rose Garden event on 26 September, which he had previously labelled as a "super-spreader" event
Away from their candidate and the television cameras, some of Trump’s aides are quietly conceding just how dire his political predicament appears to be, and his inner circle has returned to a state of recriminations and backbiting
'It is not just China, as they said China Inc with the Bidens, it as the Ukrainian, it was Russia and it was overwhelming because they know that he can be bought,' Trump Jr alleged
With 3.2% expansion in Q1, China becomes first major economy to return to growth since beginning of pandemic
Chinese exporters have benefited from the economy’s relatively early reopening and global demand for medical supplies, according to a National Bureau of Statistics report
Scott Atlas, who joined the White House in August as a science adviser, had tweeted “Masks work? NO,” and said widespread use of masks is not supported
For the region’s populace, the war is a continuation of on-off violent strife over both territory and history, with roots going back more than a century
'I'll have to leave the country': Donald Trump, trailing in polls to Joe Biden, fights to gain ground in Florida and Georgia
Calling Joe Biden 'the worst candidate in the history of presidential politics', Trump claimed the Democratic candidate would deliver communism and a flood of immigrants
Narendra Modi congratulates Jacinda Ardern on landslide poll win, says 'look forward to working together'
The New Zealand prime minister on Saturday won a second term in office in an election landslide of historic proportions