France has stepped up its probe into the massive Beirut port blast last week by handing it to investigating magistrates, prosecution sources said Friday, as it was confirmed two French citizens were among the 171 people killed.
A wild boar that went viral after stealing a nudist's laptop by a lake in German capital Berlin last week could be targeted in a local cull, an official said Friday.
The death toll in South Sudan's Warrap State has risen to 148 following fighting this past weekend during a disarmament exercise, a local government official said on Friday, and the UN has deployed forces to maintain..
Thousands of protesters formed human chains and marched in Belarus yesterday in a growing wave of peaceful demonstrations over President Alexander Lukashenko’s disputed re-election and an ensuing police crackdown.
Thailand’s prime minister said yesterday the majority of the kingdom find its ongoing pro-democracy protests “unacceptable”, as the youth-led movement grows bolder in targeting Thai power.
Australia’s virus-hit Victoria state reported a major drop in new coronavirus cases yesterday, but officials warned against complacency amid a “worrying” spread of the disease in regional areas outside Melbourne.
Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris put the coronavirus pandemic front and centre in their campaign yesterday, targeting Donald Trump’s response to the health and economic crises ahead of November’s election.
President Donald Trump said yesterday that his team is rejecting Democrats’ bid to include funds for the US Postal Service and shore up election infrastructure in a new coronavirus relief bill, as he vowed to block money to facilitate mail-in voting.