US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will not attend event for former Israeli prime minister, her office says.
Veteran soldier tasked with leading country to elections within 18 months; coup leader Assimi Goita to serve as deputy.
US city of Portland has been shaken by protests for more than three months following the police killing of George Floyd.
South Korean official went missing on Monday and Seoul said he had been shot and his body burned.
Advocates worry that overturning these bans could cause homelessness to spike and force people into crowded shelters.
Masks have been hard to find even as air quality in West Coast states ranges from merely unhealthy to hazardous.
Kyle Rittenhouse is charged in connection with shootings that killed two people at protests in US state of Wisconsin.
Lack of income from visitors to royal buildings is likely to bring a general funding shortfall of $19m over three years.
In UN speech, pontiff calls for ‘change of direction’, urging world leaders to reform economic and social systems.
The policy, which is designed to block all advertisements related to the election, also applies to YouTube.
Test flights and a round of simulator sessions conducted this month went well, a European aviation official has said.
Club captain Messi takes swipe at Barcelona’s board after departure of fellow forward Suarez for Atletico Madrid.
A petition filed in Israel’s top court seeks to prevent the training of Indian officers accused of Kashmir abuses.
Community groups in Oregon are collecting and distributing supplies to families displaced by deadly wildfires.
Three bodies recovered and 13 missing; 22 survivors returned to detention camp in Libya, UN agency reports.
The critics warn Facebook is already being used to undermine the US elections.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the first woman and first Jewish person to lie in state in the Capitol.
The eight-year-old boy’s parents who worked as bonded labourers were beaten by their employer after asking for money.
ECOWAS bloc had slapped sanctions on Mali after the military coup that toppled President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.
A 23-year-old prisoner is in a critical condition in hospital after reportedly turning gun on himself.
UN chief warns he fears the worst if world handles climate the same way as the pandemic.
The Justice Department said the Chinese-owned messaging service is a threat to US national security.
Jacob Ngarivhume and Hopewell Chin’ono decry crammed conditions, lack of essential iems to protect against COVID-19.
Investors are coming to grips with a downshifting economic recovery and stalled government aid.
Authorities tighten security, step up arrests as demonstrators prepare to take part in ‘Friday of Anger’ rallies.
About one in three women in Lesotho has suffered physical or sexual violence – often by a partner.
Greek authorities are shoving refugees into life rafts and abandoning them at sea, according to an AP investigation.
Trump’s lawyers will ask court to block access to his tax returns as prosecutor widens investigation.
Farmers organise protests across several states against gov’t move to open agriculture to corporate sector.
Firefighters put out blaze at under-construction research building in southern city of Dongguan.
Babar Qadri was shot on Thursday evening at his home in Srinagar by unidentified gunmen posing as clients, police said.
The winner of multiple awards over a 50-year career, the 74-year-old singer died of COVID-19-related complications.
Nearly 830,000 people affected, 120 killed as rain and flooding continue to pose ‘unprecedented challenges’, UN says.
Head of UN-brokered gov’t says rival forces in the east have not shown desire to cooperate amid efforts to hold vote.
Famed for his depiction in Hotel Rwanda film, former hotel manager denies role in violence committed by armed group.
Warrants relate to 2014 protests in Turkey sparked by the seizure of mainly Kurdish Syrian town of Kobane by ISIL.
Opposition leader’s meeting with King Sultan Abdullah cancelled after monarch taken to hospital for observation.
Pro-democracy politicians call for the release of 12 Hong Kong activists arrested at sea by Chinese authorities.
As Arctic ice shrinks to near-record-minimum, China’s plan to reach carbon neutrality provides a rare glimmer of hope.
The video-sharing app has downplayed links between its parent company, ByteDance, and the Chinese Communist Party.
Incumbent condemns ex-president Laurent Gbagbo and ex-rebel chief Guillaume Soro for trying to contest upcoming polls.
Two biggest Palestinian factions have agreed to hold the first elections in Palestine in nearly 15 years.
Tension between China and Taiwan has intensified since President Tsai Ing-wen was re-elected in a landslide in January.
Advice comes after Pakistan opened a probe into allegations that many airline pilots have been issued fake credentials.
The group’s finance ministers are to discuss a six-month extension of a programme to help world’s poorest countries.
Independent review conducted after reports that contractors were paying workers less than minimum wage.
Samba schools say event cannot take place while Brazil grapples with world’s second-deadliest COVID-19 outbreak.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says credit flows will be crucial to help Australia’s economy recover from the pandemic.
Bahrain’s King Hamad says ties with Israel are a ‘refined message’ for peace.
In a letter to Netflix, the senators pointed to comments by Chinese author Liu Cixin about China’s clampdown on Uighurs.
Christopher Vialva is the first Black man to be executed since the punishment resumed this year after a 17-year hiatus.
UK state agency blackballs Alexander Nix for letting now-defunct Cambridge Analytica staff offer ‘unethical services’.
Salih Mustafa, former senior commander of KLA, charged with murder, torture, arbitrary detention and cruel treatment.
Opposition parties unite to launch new anti-government movement, but analysts are sceptical it can unseat PM Khan.
AC Milan forward becomes highest-profile Serie A player to test positive since play resumed in June.
Florida is a key swing state in the 2020 US elections and ex-convict voters could prove to be influential in the result.
Mary Trump accuses her uncle Donald and his siblings of ‘rampant fraud and misconduct’ to deny her inheritance.
The US housing market is on fire while the jobs market is downshifting.
Turkey’s central bank increases interest rates by 2 percentage points, lifting embattled lira off record lows.
US tech giant says accounts were dismantled for using fake identities and other ‘coordinated inauthentic behaviour’.
Navalny’s assets seized in August in connection with lawsuit filed by Moscow Schoolchild catering company: Spokesperson
The Yeezy designer took to Twitter to say he will not be releasing his Gap line until he can join the company’s board.
In response to fiery UN speech by King Salman, Iranian officials brand Saudi Arabia as the main sponsor of ‘terrorism’.
A six-month-old baby is among more than 100 survivors on board the Alan Kurdi rescue ship.
US dollar strength is weighing on precious metals, driving down gold prices and silver, which is now in a bear market.
From harmful health advice to rumours and conspiracy theories, disinformation is hampering the fight against COVID-19.
Fed officials say Congress needs to pass more stimulus deal to keep recovery on track.
Two police officers shot after grand jury decides not to pursue murder or manslaughter charge in 26-year-old’s death.
Iran’s health officials voice alarm over spike in infections, with the situation reportedly critical in large cities.
Australian study finds camps have expanded, despite claims that Uighurs were being released.
Attorney general denies cases against Ethiopian prime minister’s opponents are politically motivated.
ECOWAS bloc may announce on Friday whether plan for civilian government meets criteria for easing sanctions.
Chancellor Rishi Sunkak announces new incomes support scheme to help businesses keep workers in jobs.
UK foreign secretary says ready to use ‘all tools at our disposal’ to hold Lukashenko to account, as protests grow.
Black voters and ‘unaffiliated’ voters are key groups in the US battleground state of North Carolina.
The death of actor Sushant Singh has sparked a media storm with some calling for wider probe into ‘drugs mafia’.
MPs decided to set a committee to study how to make changes as protesters demanded reforms outside the building.
The 53-year-old became the oldest player to appear in Japan’s top flight, eclipsing the previous record by eight years.
Volatility on Wall Street is rife as mixed economic news taps optimism and pessimism among investors.
New regulations aim to protect workers and cut red tape, but labour groups say many in the informal sector lose out.
Refugee reporters document the aftermath of the devastating Moria fire, and other tragedies, on troubled Greek island.
Despite measures to prevent spread of COVID-19, there has been growing number of voices calling for fans to stay away.
Prominent democracy activist slams his brief arrest as a ‘notorious abuse’ of the criminal justice system.
Ex-French president denies charges he accepted millions of euros from Gaddafi, to use in his presidential campaign.
IFRC says vast majority of people hit by ‘double jeopardy’ of COVID-19 and climate disasters were in the Asia Pacific.