Italy also reported Monday it has fallen into deep recession.
Volume of lakes formed as glaciers worldwide melting has jumped by 50% in 30 years.
Zimbabwe on Monday offered to give back land to former white farmers whose properties were seized during the controversial land reforms two decades ago.
Malaysia marked the 63rd anniversary of its independence on Monday, with a scaled back celebration due to the restrictive measures to contain the COVID-19 outbreak.
A man was shot dead in the US city of Portland, police said Sunday, the latest violence to upend anti-racism protests.
Australia reported fewer than 100 new coronavirus cases Monday, the lowest number in two months as authorities appeared to bring an outbreak in the country’s second-largest city under control.
India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 3,621,245, as the death toll rose to 64,469 on Monday, showed the latest data released by the health ministry.
The Thai government is mobilising efforts to reopen Phuket as the first model for Thailand to welcome back foreign tourists in October in a bid to bring back jobs associated with tourism and generate more income.
Global coronavirus infections soared past 25 million on Sunday, as countries around the world further tightened restrictions to try to stop the rampaging pandemic.
All of the migrants on board a rescue ship funded by British street artist Banksy have been transferred to other vessels
US President Donald Trump will travel next week to the Midwestern city where African American Jacob Blake was shot multiple times in the back by a white policeman
India’s COVID-19 tally crossed 3.3 million, and deaths surpassed 60,000.
New Zealand .mosque gunman is sentenced to life in prison without parole.
The white police officer who shot black 29-year-old Jacob Blake in the back, triggering a new wave of violent protests in America, was named.
TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer said Wednesday he has quit the company as tensions soar between Washington and Beijing over the Chinese-owned video platform.
South Korea’s parliament was shut down on Thursday, and a group of lawmakers were put in self-quarantine as the country recorded more than 400 new coronavirus infections.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold a press conference at 5 pm local time Friday, his office said on Thursday, with calls mounting from both public and political spheres for him to comprehensively explain the details of his health condition.
The mother of a black man shot repeatedly in the back calls for calm.
Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday insisted Facebook must abide by Thai law.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday declared that Africa was now free of the virus that causes polio, a landmark in a decades-long campaign to eradicate the notorious disease around the world.
The death toll from a collapsed apartment block in India rose to 16 overnight as rescuers said Wednesday they didn’t expect to find anyone else trapped dead or alive in the rubble.
Two female suicide attackers who carried out a double bombing in the southern Philippines were the widows of militants who had worked for the Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf group, the army chief said Wednesday.
The coronavirus pandemic is still raging worldwide, but fresh World Health Organisation data indicates its pace is easing in most regions, with the biggest slowdown seen in the hard-hit Americas, but no improvement in South-East Asia and the eastern Mediterranean.
At least 14 people are killed and 75 wounded in a suicide attack southern Philippines.
Eight people are injured, two seriously, and several boats are sunk.
Chinese PM Li Keqiang attends the 3rd LMC leaders’ meeting in Beijing via video link.
He admitted going into mosques intending to kill as many people as he could: Hawes.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday he had undergone more medical tests but declined to provide details, a week after a first hospital visit that fuelled growing speculation about his health.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Sunday he blames Donald Trump for “walking away” as COVID-19 ravaged the country, in a televised interview alongside running mate Kamala Harris on the eve of the Republican convention.
A Malaysian coroner opened an inquest Monday into the death of a French-Irish teenager, a year after her unclothed body was found in the jungle following her disappearance while on holiday.