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.
New report by rights watchdog details horrors endured by detained refugees and migrants in the North African country.
Foreign ministers from France, Egypt, Germany and Jordan back beginning of talks on the basis of two-state solution.
Human Rights Watch says police engaged in ‘abusive practices’ during pandemic that raise human rights concerns.
In January, volunteers will be deliberately infected with coronavirus to test effectiveness of vaccine candidates.
How coastal villages in the UK are dealing with an uncertain future, as their homes are lost to rising seas.
Top energy body says it will be ‘virtually impossible’ to meet carbon reduction targets without boost in carbon storage.
Government’s furlough protection scheme may be extended, but only to the worst-hit sectors of the British economy.
South Korea condemns ‘brutal’ killing of fishery official and urges Pyongyang to punish those involved in the incident.
Comments by US Federal Reserve officials suggest recovery from pandemic-led economic shock is proving to be weak.
Trump says ballots are a problem and will wait to see how election unfolds before conceding if he loses.
King Salman reiterates 2002 Arab peace initiative is the basis for a ‘comprehensive and just solution’ for Palestinians.
Differences over Islamic jurisprudence, issue of minority representation and language in document have come to the fore.
Chinese media have denounced pressure by the US on TikTok’s owner to sell the popular app to American firms.
Launch is four months behind schedule and comes as cases soar to levels not seen since May.
Observers say conflict, coronavirus lockdown and restrictions to information pose hurdles to electoral process.
China’s ‘unexpected and eye-opening’ climate change announcement resets the ambition of global warming action.
People have been leaving flowers, notes, placards outside the court in tribute to the ‘Notorious RBG’.
Group of Saudi dissidents in exile announce launch of an opposition party on anniversary of the kingdom’s founding.
Sudanese officials held ‘serious and frank talks’ on the future of Arab-Israeli peace and a two-state solution.
Yoshihide Suga says it is time to mend frayed ties in call with South Korea’s president Moon Jae-in.
Beleaguered leader urges end to ‘coercive measures’ while opposition leader calls for ‘decisive action’ to oust Maduro.
Officials said the Taliban launched a wave of attacks on security checkpoints in southern Afghanistan overnight.
UN humanitarian coordinator for Yemen Lise Grande says only $1bn of the $3.2bn needed funding has been received.
Government move to reform agricultural marketing has sparked protests, with critics calling the move ‘pro-corporate’.
Seventy-year-old brand is the latest company to drop a logo long-accused of promoting racial stereotypes.
Several Fed officials on Wednesday said more relief aid from Congress is needed to keep the economic recovery on track.