Category: World

Unemployment benefits for millions in U.S. in peril as Trump fumes about COVID-19 bill

Unemployment benefits for millions in the United States struggling to make ends meet are set to lapse at midnight Saturday unless U.S. President Donald Trump signed an...

Trump says he’ll leave White House if electoral college votes for Biden, but he may never concede

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will leave the White House if the electoral college votes for president-elect Joe Biden, the closest he has come to...

2 young children among migrants confirmed dead in crossing of English Channel

At least four migrants, including two young children, died Tuesday when their boat capsized while they and other migrants tried to cross the English Channel to Britain,...

100,000 march in Belarus capital on 50th day of protests against president

About 100,000 demonstrators marched in the Belarusian capital calling for the authoritarian president’s ouster, some wearing cardboard crowns to ridicule him, on...

Hundreds of thousands without power as Hurricane Laura death toll rises to 14

The death toll from Hurricane Laura more than doubled Friday to at least 14 as communities began cleaning up along the devastated Louisiana coastline where hundreds of...

See the hajj — diminished, distanced by the coronavirus

Pilgrims visiting Mecca this year are physically distancing — standing apart and moving in small groups of 20 to limit exposure and potential transmission of the...

U.S. begins to pare back Hong Kong’s special status amid scrutiny over security law

The U.S. began eliminating Hong Kong’s special status under U.S. law on Monday, halting defence exports and restricting the territory’s access to high...

COVID-19 around the world: U.S. cities fear protests may fuel new wave of outbreaks

The massive protests sweeping across U.S. cities following the police killing of a black man in Minnesota have sent shudders through the health community and elevated...

More than 2,000 Colombian turtles rescued from traffickers

Officials seized the newly hatched Matamata turtles from traffickers that were bound for Peru and returned them to their original habitat. Source link

Ontario-Michigan border dividing line for pandemic that health-care workers cross daily

The border between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan is the divider of two very different situations when it comes to the battle against COVID-19, leaving...

Pete Buttigieg suspends campaign for Democratic presidential nomination

Pete Buttigieg, who rose from being a small-town Midwestern mayor to a barrier-breaking, top-tier candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, is ending his...

Weinstein defends use of private investigators who allegedly tried to silence accusers

Harvey Weinstein offered an unscripted defence Thursday of his use of private undercover investigators who allegedly tried to silence his accusers, saying he did it...