AJ Impact

Bayer fights jury loss in bid to minimise roundup payouts

Bayer has reached verbal deals on many of the estimated 125,000 Roundup lawsuits in the US.

Bayer fights jury loss in bid to minimise roundup payouts

Opinion

Joe Biden's Muslim state of exception

Joe Biden has to commit to go beyond lifting the Muslim ban to address discriminatory policies Muslim communities face.

Asad Dandia

by Asad Dandia

Asad Dandia

US Elections 2020

US voters face virus, social unrest in primary elections

Joe Biden needs to win 89 percent of all delegates at stake on Tuesday to formally clinch the Democratic nomination.

US voters face virus, social unrest in primary elections

US Elections 2020

Biden levels blistering attack on Trump for church photo-op

Democratic candidate aims to strike a balance between validating anger over police misconduct and condemning violence.

Biden levels blistering attack on Trump for church photo-op

AJ Impact

Music industry heavyweights vow to observe 'Black Out Tuesday'

Artists and record labels are suspending normal business in an effort to catalyse change in response to Floyd protests.

Music industry heavyweights vow to observe 'Black Out Tuesday'

Asia Pacific

Philippines backtracks on termination of US military deal

President Rodrigo Duterte suspends for at least six months the termination of a 21-year-old defence pact with the US.

Philippines backtracks on termination of US military deal

NewsFeed

Protests rage over George Floyd's death

As protests rage over the death of the unarmed Black man, his friends talk about the kind of man he was.

NewsFeed

'I can't breathe': US Black man dies in police custody

Video shows a US police officer kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, who died in custody.

NewsFeed

White American woman calls police on Black man

A white woman in the US called the police on an African American man over a dispute about her dog.

NewsFeed

Meet New York's 'patron saint of PPE'

This New Yorker bought her own supply of PPE to distribute to hospital staff.

George Floyd death

African writers to US protesters: 'We stand with you'

Authors voice support for US protesters seeking justice for George Floyd's killing, urge more action by African Union.

Open letter: African writers in solidarity with African Americans

NewsFeed

Moment beluga whale gives birth at Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium has shared footage of a beluga whale calf's birth and its first moments underwater.

US & Canada

Private autopsy offers evidence in George Floyd killing

Report offers new damning evidence against the officers who arrested the unarmed Black man.

US & Canada

US braces for hurricane amid nationwide crises

As some states in the US start the process of reopening after the lockdown, a stronger-than-normal hurricane season could put added pressure on resources that are already stretched.

US & Canada

US elections: Primaries taking place in some states

Pennsylvania is one of four US states that will vote for their preferred candidate on Tuesday and national polls there show that Joe Biden is more popular than Donald Trump among senior citizens.