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Belarus' ruler quashes opposition protest after vote

August 10, 2020

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus’ authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko warned Monday that the protesters who challenge the official vote results extending his 26-year rule will face a tough... more »»

China sanctions 11 US politicians, heads of organizations

August 10, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday announced unspecified sanctions against 11 U.S. more »»

Niger, French forces in search of gunmen who killed tourists

August 10, 2020

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Armed forces from Niger and France have been deployed to pursue the gunmen who killed seven aid workers, mostly French citizens, and a leading guide in a Niger giraffe park... more »»

Lebanon's Cabinet resigns over Beirut blast amid public fury

August 10, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s government resigned Monday amid widespread public fury at the country’s ruling elite over last week’s devastating explosion in Beirut. more »»

Belarus' ruler vows to quash opposition rallies after vote

August 10, 2020

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus’ authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko warned Monday that the protesters who challenge the official vote results extending his 26-year rule will face a tough... more »»

Appeals of Nazi camp guard conviction in Germany dropped

August 10, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — All appeals against the conviction of a 93-year-old Nazi concentration camp guard have been dropped, a Hamburg court said Monday, making the decision legally binding and easing the... more »»

Race in Mauritius to empty oil tanker before it breaks up

August 10, 2020

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Urgent efforts increased in Mauritius on Monday to empty a stranded Japanese ship of an estimated 2,500 tons of oil before the vessel breaks up and increases the contamination... more »»

Germany's Maas confronts Pompeo over pipeline threat

August 10, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Monday he has personally told U.S. more »»

French anti-terrorism prosecutors open probe in Niger attack

August 10, 2020

PARIS (AP) — French anti-terrorism prosecutors formally opened an investigation one day after seven aid workers, most of them French citizens, and a leading guide were killed by gunmen in a Niger... more »»

Asia Today: Melbourne deaths rise at aged-care facilities

August 10, 2020

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia has reported the fewest number of new daily cases in its virus hotspot, Melbourne, since last month. more »»

Pandemic wrecks global Class of 2020's hopes for first job

August 10, 2020

LONDON (AP) — British fashion school graduate Phoebe St. Leger’s dream of landing a job at a design label is on hold. more »»

Iran shutters newspaper after expert questions virus numbers

August 10, 2020

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran shut down a newspaper on Monday after it published remarks by an expert who said the official figures on coronavirus cases and deaths in the country account for only 5% o... more »»

Azar visit to Taiwan is fresh thorn in prickly US-China ties

August 10, 2020

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An ongoing visit by U.S. more »»

Belarus: Anger erupts over president's election to 6th term

August 10, 2020

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Election officials in Belarus said Monday that President Alexander Lukashenko has won his sixth consecutive term with over 80% of the vote after facing his strongest... more »»

NGOs say 7 aid workers are among victims of Niger attack

August 10, 2020

PARIS (AP) — Seven of the eight people killed by gunmen in a Niger giraffe park were aid workers working in the West African country, two European aid groups said Monday. more »»

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested, newsroom searched

August 10, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities broadened their enforcement of a new national security law on Monday, arresting media tycoon Jimmy Lai, searching the headquarters of his Next Digital group... more »»

GOP senator subpoenas FBI over Russia, defends Biden probe

August 10, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Ron Johnson said Monday that he has subpoenaed the FBI to produce documents to his committee related to the Trump-Russia investigation. more »»

Romanian midwife championed in Britain as homeland in crisis

August 10, 2020

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II, David Bowie and ... more »»

Belarus' leader wins sixth term with over 80% of votes

August 10, 2020

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Election officials in Belarus said Monday that President Alexander Lukashenko has won his sixth consecutive term, taking over 80% of the vote amid protests fueled by... more »»

UK flies air force plane over Channel amid migrant crossings

August 10, 2020

LONDON (AP) — A Royal Air Force surveillance plane was flying over the English Channel on Monday as the British government sought to curb the number of people crossing from France in small boats. more »»

 
 
 

 

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