The 61-year-old Afghan father of two died in hospital in Athens where he had been receiving treatment.
Containers were meant to carry used mattresses, carpets and rugs, but had also contained hospital waste, officials said.
President thanks Egyptians for not heeding calls for anti-government protests as dozens demonstrate for more than week.
State Representative Attica Scott accuses Louisville police of detaining her and other protesters on false pretences.
The choice of a civilian opens the way for Mali’s neighbours to lift sanctions imposed after a military coup in August.
Carrier blames pandemic, liquidation of shares in Air Italy, and boycott by Gulf neighbours for near doubling of losses.
One survivor taken to hospital after excessively high levels of carbon monoxide kill workers at Chongqing mine.
Authorities mobilising to implement restrictions across the country as alarm sounds on rising coronavirus cases.
Election comes amid popular discontent over economic woes worsened by COVID-19 and corruption allegations.
Police say about 200 people detained during protest in support of opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya.
Right-wing party’s bid to scrap pact allowing free movement of people from EU rejected, SRF network’s projection says.
A ‘brilliant’ constitutional scholar, Trump’s Supreme Court pick made a name for herself in conservative legal circles.
My enhanced sense of smell means my olfactory memory bank overflows while other memories are an incomplete painting.
Pyongyang says incident should not have happened, South Korea mobilises dozens of naval vessels to find man’s remains.
EU refuses to recognise Lukashenko as legitimate president of ex-Soviet republic as Minsk slams foreign intervention.
Protests continued for a fourth night over a grand jury decision not to charge police officers for the death of Taylor.
Prime minister says India moving ahead with third-phase trial before mass production as country’s cases, deaths surge.
Protesters say attempt to block them was one motivation for them coming out on the streets for the 14th week in a row.
Rising case numbers in the country’s west quickly spread elsewhere and infection numbers have doubled every week.
Reactions are pouring in about Donald Trump’s Supreme Court justice nominee, conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett.
Americans have inflicted $150bn of damage on the people of Iran with sanctions, its president says.
Victory in Sabah state likely to strengthen prime minister’s position as he faces leadership challenge by Anwar Ibrahim.
US officials reportedly indicated they want Khartoum to open ties with Israel following the UAE and Bahrain.
Protesters chart way forward after US grand jury delivers no murder charges in police killing of unarmed Black woman.
Twenty-five arrest warrants for the first time include members of Mexico’s military and federal police force.
Political crisis continues as Mustapha Adib says he wants to recuse himself from ‘the task of forming the government’.
If confirmed, US President Donald Trump’s pick will swing the country’s highest court to a 6-3 conservative majority.
Flight recorders of military plane found day after it crashed, killing 26, as president orders impartial investigation.
The US city has for months been the site of protests that have at times devolved into clashes and deadly violence.
The convoy was taking people displaced by an armed uprising back to their homes in Baga, Borno state.
Despite downplaying the seriousness of COVID-19, Brazil’s president’s approval rating is at its highest since he took office.
The fishermen, who were brothers, were shot off the coast near the southern border town of Rafah.
UNSMIL expressed ‘great concern’ over fighting in the eastern suburb of Tajoura.
Security forces crack down as thousands rally in cities and rural areas across Egypt during ‘Friday of rage’ protests.
The 18-year-old suspect says he carried out the attack in anger over republished caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad.
Student activists in Thailand speak the unspeakable as they demand reforms to the monarchy.
Philippine boxing icon says part of the proceeds of the boxing match will go to COVID-19 victims in his country.
Top actress questioned by the narcotics agency that is probing the film industry’s alleged links with drug peddlers.
UAE suspended across all FEI disciplines until new year and endurance events until end of March for circumventing rules.
Ethiopian Human Rights Commission expresses alarm over surge in attacks against civilians in the region.
Togo was due for political reshuffle since President Gnassingbe’s re-election but changes were delayed by COVID-19.
Touadera was elected in February 2016 but has since struggled to stem vicious intercommunal violence.
With coronavirus fatalities nearing 1 million, experts call for concerted action to curb the pandemic.
US president will name the conservative judge to fill the vacancy left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US media are reporting.
Shehroze Chaudhry was arrested after allegedly lying about having a role with ISIL, performing execution-style killings.
Prosecutors accuse Gagik Tsarukyan of financial crimes, including ‘vote buying’ during 2017 parliamentary election.
Former president’s candidacy was rejected on grounds he was handed a 20-year jail term by Ivorian court last November.
In UNGA speech, Pakistani leader also denounces India’s moves to cement control of Muslim-majority Kashmir
Speaking at the UN, Greek PM calls for a solution with Ankara over oil and gas drilling in the eastern Mediterranean.
Seoul says it will call for a joint probe into killing, which drew a rare apology from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Reports said most of those on board the plane were students at an aviation university run by the defence ministry.
US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will not attend event for former Israeli prime minister, her office says.
Knife attack comes three weeks after start of high profile trial over 2015 assault on the satirical newspaper.
New PM Yoshihide Suga says Japan is determined to host Olympics ‘as proof humanity has defeated’ COVID-19 pandemic.
Mahmoud Abbas calls for international conference early next year to ‘launch a genuine peace process’.
Trump doubles down on punishing Beijing economically over Uighurs, while Biden’s China policy remains unclear.
Taylor’s family is demanding the release of all body camera footage, police files and court transcripts.
Televised debates are a widely-watched and important staple of US presidential campaigns, and have been since 1960.
President Donald Trump has made up his ‘mind’ on Supreme Court nominee amid reports it is Amy Coney Barrett
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.
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.
South Korean official went missing on Monday and Seoul said he had been shot and his body burned.