Archive for World

2020/09/20 Fate of Supreme Court nominee should hinge on presidential race, says Collins
2020/09/19 Russian police detain history professor after protest
2020/09/19 Trump says he will name Supreme Court successor to liberal Ginsburg ‘without delay’
2020/09/19 Surge in Turkish Covid cases pits doctors against politicians
2020/09/19 Indian police arrested a local journalist alleging spying for China
2020/09/19 Belarus police detain dozens of protesters in Minsk
2020/09/19 Navalny posts photo of him walking, describes recovery
2020/09/19 Madrid residents facing localised lockdown doubt curbs will work
2020/09/19 Iran’s coronavirus death toll exceeds 24,000, says health ministry
2020/09/19 Ethiopia files terrorism charges against leading opposition activist
2020/09/19 UK foreign minister’s bodyguard suspended after gun left on plane
2020/09/19 UK’s Labour ties with Conservatives for first time since 2019, YouGov poll finds
2020/09/19 Two killed, 14 injured in shooting in Rochester, New York
2020/09/19 Jump in France’s daily Covid death toll tied to unreported hospital cases
2020/09/19 Trump seeks to shore up military support in North Carolina campaign swing
2020/09/19 Poland reports record daily coronavirus cases
2020/09/19 Indonesia reports its biggest daily rise in coronavirus infections
2020/09/19 Philippines confirms 3,962 new coronavirus cases, 100 more deaths
2020/09/19 Thai protesters rally for big anti-government demonstration
2020/09/19 India parliament session may be cut short as Covid-19 cases among lawmakers rise, say sources
2020/09/19 Taiwan scrambles fighters as Chinese jets again fly near island
2020/09/19 China slams US ‘bullying’ over Tiktok, WeChat
2020/09/19 In shadow of China war games, Taiwan bids farewell to ‘Mr Democracy’
2020/09/19 Showers bring relief to fire-ravaged Oregon as death toll rises in California
2020/09/19 Trump attacks his FBI chief over Russia assessment
2020/09/19 Biden challenges Trump on economy in Minnesota face-off, early voting begins in four states
2020/09/19 Australia virus hotspot state records lowest new cases since June
2020/09/19 Maduro has to leave, Pompeo says on South America trip
2020/09/19 Ginsburg death ignites fierce US Senate battle — and stirs Scalia’s ghost
2020/09/19 Mainland China reports 14 new COVID-19 cases vs 32 a day earlier
2020/09/19 Second UK lockdown? PM says second wave inevitable, new restrictions possible
2020/09/19 US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg dies at age 87 from pancreatic cancer
2020/09/19 Britain, France, Germany say UN sanctions relief for Iran to continue beyond Sept 20
2020/09/19 Trump to shut off TikTok, WeChat to new US users on Sunday
2020/09/19 China slams Pompeo for ‘spreading rumours’ during South America trip
2020/09/19 Hours after US-Canada border closure extended to Oct 21, Trump says it ‘opening pretty soon’
2020/09/19 Missile launch or storm repairs? Flurry of activity fuels speculation of N.Korea test
2020/09/18 Junior partner in Polish coalition warns of early election after animal rights rift
2020/09/18 Belarus tries to muzzle opposition leader at UN
2020/09/18 Jewish pilgrims quit Ukraine border campout over virus entry ban
2020/09/18 Russia approves first Covid-19 prescription drug for sale in pharmacies
2020/09/18 Trump offered to pardon Assange if he provided source Democrat emails link, lawyer says
2020/09/18 League’s Salvini eyes electoral coup in Italy’s Tuscany
2020/09/18 Man ‘asleep’ in speeding self-driving car charged in Canada
2020/09/18 Hong Kong gay couples win legal victory over inheritance law
2020/09/18 China holds military exercises near Taiwan as US diplomat visits
2020/09/18 Czech Republic’s Covid-19 daily tally soars as tighter measures start
2020/09/18 Israel imposes second coronavirus lockdown during high holidays
2020/09/18 Poland’s governing coalition on brink of collapse
2020/09/18 Storm Noul makes landfall in Vietnam, kills at least one person