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Families struggle as heavy rain, more floods expected in Sudan

2020-09-19 19:20:00

Thousands of people continue to live under the threat of incoming heavy rain and further flooding in parts of Sudan, months after floods ravaged nearly all of the country’s states...


A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California

2020-09-19 15:42:00

A preliminary 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted the Southern California area late Friday night...


TikTok and WeChat: US to ban app downloads in 48 hours

2020-09-19 14:22:00

TikTok and WeChat will be banned from US app stores from Sunday, unless President Donald Trump agrees to a last-minute deal...


India’s Covid crisis sees rise in child marriage and trafficking

2020-09-18 18:45:00

India’s coronavirus lockdown has had an adverse impact on children, pushing up incidents of child marriage and child labour, reports the BBC’s Divya Arya...


Bolivian interim President Anez withdraws from election race

2020-09-18 15:40:00

Bolivia’s interim President Jeanine Anez has said she will not run in the country’s election next month, in an attempt to unify votes against the MAS party of former leader Evo Morales...


David Cameron signals that he wants Joe Biden to beat Trump

2020-09-17 22:56:00

Former PM also obliquely chastises Boris Johnson for missing coronavirus meetings..


Joe Biden reminds Boris Johnson the world is watching Brexit -- and some are not impressed

2020-09-17 15:36:00

Joe Biden has provided UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson with the latest reminder that the world is watching how his government is handling Brexit...


Trump Hosts Israel, U.A.E. and Bahrain at White House Signing Ceremony

2020-09-16 02:20:00

Proclaiming that “there’s going to be peace in the Middle East,” President Trump hosted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and the foreign ministers of United Arab Emirates and Bahrain at the White House on Tuesday for the formal signing of new diplomatic accords between them...


Trump boasts about getting ‘Bay of Pigs Award’ – which doesn’t exist

2020-09-14 13:36:00

Attacking Joe Biden and seeking to exploit reports that his rival is struggling with Latino voters, Donald Trump boasted on Sunday of receiving “the highly honoured Bay of Pigs Award” from Cuban Americans in the battleground state of Florida...


Death toll rises in US as wildfires continue in West Coast states

2020-09-13 15:27:00

More than 30 people have been killed by wildfires that are sweeping through US West Coast states, officials say...


Whole of UK could be hit by 10pm curfew in bid to avoid second wave

2020-09-10 19:18:00

Britain could be facing a nationwide curfew as part of efforts to avoid a second wave...


Fire ’destroys’ Europe’s largest migrant camp on Lesbos

2020-09-09 13:53:00

Europe’s largest migrant camp, Moria, has been ’’completely destroyed’’ after massive fires broke out early Wednesday at the overcrowded site on Greece’s Lesbos island, according to an eyewitness...


UK’s Brexit plans would ’break international law,’ minister admits

2020-09-09 12:49:00

The UK is preparing legislation which will ’’break international law in a very specific and limited way,’’ a cabinet minister has said in the House of Commons...


Rwanda’s President Says ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Hero Must Stand Trial

2020-09-08 22:33:00

Rwanda’s president says that the man portrayed as a hero in the film “Hotel Rwanda” will stand trial for allegedly supporting rebel violence...


Thousands evacuated as powerful Typhoon Haishen barrels toward Japan and the Korean Peninsula

2020-09-06 14:34:00

Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated out of the path of a powerful typhoon that’s expected to make landfall in southwestern Japan on Sunday...


Massive mystery holes appear in Siberian tundra — and could be linked to climate change

2020-09-06 13:20:00

A Russian TV crew flying over the Siberian tundra this summer spotted a massive crater 30 meters (100 feet) deep and 20 meters wide -- striking in its size, symmetry and the explosive force of nature that it must have taken to have created it...


Alexei Navalny: Trump refuses to condemn Russia over poisoning

2020-09-05 22:14:00

President Donald Trump has refused to condemn Russia over the poisoning of opposition figure Alexei Navalny, saying he has not seen proof...


13 killed in Bangladesh mosque gas pipeline blast

2020-09-05 14:51:00

A gas pipeline explosion near a mosque in Bangladesh killed 13 people and injured 30 as worshippers were about to end their prayers, officials said on Saturday...


Portuguese children sue 33 countries over climate change at European court

2020-09-04 19:35:00

Young activists from Portugal have filed the first climate change case at the European court of human rights in Strasbourg, demanding 33 countries make more ambitious emissions cuts to safeguard their future physical and mental wellbeing...


The stock market is flashing a warning sign

2020-09-04 13:51:00

Signs mounted all summer that the meteoric rise in the stock market was unsustainable...


Robert Pattinson Has COVID-19, Halting The Batman Production

2020-09-04 12:19:00

Robert Pattinson is said to have tested positive for the coronavirus, causing filming of The Batman to be halted just days after the superhero drama resumed work at studios outside of London...


COVID-19 cases in the US pass 6 million

2020-09-01 10:06:00

The United States has been above every other country in making the most staggering news on the increased number of COVID-19 cases amidst the global pandemic...


Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman dies at 43

2020-08-29 09:56:00

Chadwick Boseman, star of “Black Panther,” died on Friday after a four year battle with colon cancer, his rep confirmed to Variety. He was 43...


Ben Stokes’ dad Ged battling brain cancer as England cricketer arrives in New Zealand

2020-08-29 07:30:00

Ben Stokes has spoken about his father Ged Stokes’ health problems after flying back to New Zealand and missing the remainder of England’s summer schedule..


New bus trip will take you from Delhi to London in 70 days

2020-08-28 23:02:00

Expedition company Adventures Overland is hoping you’ll say yes to its new organized bus trip, which will ferry travelers from the Indian metropolis of Delhi to the UK capital of London -- no airplanes involved...


Shinzo Abe makes ’gut-wrenching’ decision to resign as Japan’s PM due to ill health

2020-08-28 22:49:00

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has resigned due to ill health...


Putin critic Alexei Navalny was poisoned, doctors reveal!

2020-08-24 22:44:00

The doctors said they have not yet discovered which chemical but several tests at independent laboratories suggest it is a poison...


Video shows Wisconsin police shooting a Black man multiple times as he enters a car

2020-08-24 15:23:00

The video starts as Jacob Blake rounds the front of a silver SUV on Sunday, with two Kenosha, Wis., police officers following close behind, their guns drawn. When Blake opens the door and steps inside, the officers suddenly fire repeatedly toward his back — at least seven times...


Australia meets rare snowfall drawn by Antarctic air

2020-08-23 22:31:00

People living in the southeast of Australia have been enjoying rare snowfall brought on by Antarctic air...


TikTok to launch legal action against Trump over ban

2020-08-23 14:52:00

Chinese video app TikTok is set to launch legal action to challenge a ban imposed by US President Donald Trump...