US Open final round: Oosthuizen leads all-star chasing pack – live!

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US Open final round: Oosthuizen leads all-star chasing pack – live!
The Guardian

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 22:49:04 GMT

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‘Bracing minus 2C’: expeditioners in Antarctica mark winter solstice 2021 with icy polar plunge

‘Bracing minus 2C’: expeditioners in Antarctica mark winter solstice 2021 with icy polar plunge
The Guardian

Year’s shortest day and longest night celebrated in period when sun only appears for ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 22:43:09 GMT

UK launches plan to capitalise on science and technology breakthroughs

UK launches plan to capitalise on science and technology breakthroughs
CNA

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would lead a new drive to capitalise on ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 06:39:22 +0800

US Open final round: all-star leading pack chase the title – live!

US Open final round: all-star leading pack chase the title – live!
The Guardian

Hole-by-hole updates from Torrey PinesCheck out the official US Open leaderboardAnd you can email ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 22:34:48 GMT

China ‘risks international isolation’ over investigation into coronavirus origin, says Joe Biden’s security adviser

China ‘risks international isolation’ over investigation into coronavirus origin, says Joe Biden’s security adviser
South China Morning Post

China will risk international isolation if it fails to allow a “real” investigation on ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 06:33:54 +0800

Brazil passes half a million COVID-19 deaths, experts warn of worse ahead

Brazil passes half a million COVID-19 deaths, experts warn of worse ahead
CNA

Brazil recorded 44,178 additional confirmed cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, along ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 06:15:12 +0800

Commentary: German firms show overseas expansion can boost innovation

Commentary: German firms show overseas expansion can boost innovation
CNA

It depends on how a country reacts and Germany offers a good example of ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 06:10:39 +0800

Commentary: A list of top 50 worst bosses would be welcomed by customers and employees

Commentary: A list of top 50 worst bosses would be welcomed by customers and employees
CNA

Glassdoor alraedy has a list of the best 50 CEOs but maybe a list ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 06:10:38 +0800

US extends COVID-19 travel restrictions at Canada, Mexico land borders through July 21

US extends COVID-19 travel restrictions at Canada, Mexico land borders through July 21
CNA

US land borders with Canada and Mexico will remain closed to non-essential travel until at least Jul 21, ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 06:09:03 +0800

‘Bracing minus 2C’: expeditioners in Antarctica mark solstice with icy polar plunge

‘Bracing minus 2C’: expeditioners in Antarctica mark solstice with icy polar plunge
The Guardian

Year’s shortest day and longest night celebrated in period when sun only appears for ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 22:04:46 GMT

Why do France's regional elections matter? Look ahead

Why do France's regional elections matter? Look ahead
CNA

Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party hoped France's regional elections in June would ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 06:04:31 +0800

French Far Right Is Dealt a Setback in First Round of Regional Elections

French Far Right Is Dealt a Setback in First Round of Regional Elections
The New York Times

A center-right party, Les Républicains, led the vote Sunday, while Marine Le Pen’s National ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 22:03:10 +0000

Deadly Pride parade crash appears unintentional: Official

Deadly Pride parade crash appears unintentional: Official
CNA

A member of a men’s chorus group unintentionally slammed into fellow chorists at the ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 05:52:28 +0800

Australia politics live: Barnaby Joyce denies leadership challenge; PM and premiers to meet at emergency national cabinet

Australia politics live: Barnaby Joyce denies leadership challenge; PM and premiers to meet at emergency national cabinet
The Guardian

Barnaby Joyce has denied he will challenge Michael McCormack for leadership of the National ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 21:49:38 GMT

US Open final round: DeChambeau and McIlroy in title contention – live!

US Open final round: DeChambeau and McIlroy in title contention – live!
The Guardian

Hole-by-hole updates from Torrey PinesCheck out the official US Open leaderboardAnd you can email ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 21:47:55 GMT

12 dead in Alabama due to Claudette, including 10 children

12 dead in Alabama due to Claudette, including 10 children
CNA

Tropical Depression Claudette claimed 12 lives in Alabama as the storm swept across the ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 05:40:48 +0800

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s party far ahead in early election results

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s party far ahead in early election results
South China Morning Post

Early results in Armenia’s snap parliamentary elections show the party of the acting prime ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 05:34:00 +0800

Sir Patrick Vallance handed tech role to build on vaccine success

Sir Patrick Vallance handed tech role to build on vaccine success
The Guardian

Chief scientific adviser will head new government body looking at big bets in science ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 21:30:34 GMT

Deadly Florida Pride parade crash not intentional, police say

Deadly Florida Pride parade crash not intentional, police say
BBC

Police say the vehicle, driven by a 77-year-old man, accelerated unexpectedly, hitting two people.

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 21:25:44 GMT

Chile says assemply to draft new constitution will start work Jul 4

Chile says assemply to draft new constitution will start work Jul 4
CNA

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said on Sunday the assembly to draft a new constitution ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 05:24:10 +0800

The Handmaid’s Tale season four review – hope at last in the most harrowing show on TV

The Handmaid’s Tale season four review – hope at last in the most harrowing show on TV
The Guardian

Elisabeth Moss has always made this impressive if horrifying TV. But as the new ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 21:10:33 GMT

Armenian PM's party far ahead in early election results

Armenian PM's party far ahead in early election results
ABC News

Early results in Armenia's snap parliamentary elections show the party of the acting prime ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 17:05:47 -0400

At least 18 killed in violence near US-Mexico border

At least 18 killed in violence near US-Mexico border
ABC News

Mexican authorities say gunmen in vehicles opened fire in the city of Reynosa on ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 17:02:43 -0400

Mistrust at core of Lebanon political crisis: EU diplomats

Mistrust at core of Lebanon political crisis: EU diplomats
CNA

A struggle for power and strong mistrust is at the heart of the fight ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 05:01:16 +0800

U.S. Preparing More Sanctions Against Russia, Sullivan Says

U.S. Preparing More Sanctions Against Russia, Sullivan Says
The New York Times

The national security adviser raised the issue of more penalties in the poisoning of ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 20:56:17 +0000

US Navy uses 40,000lb explosive to test warship in 'Full Ship Shock Trial'

US Navy uses 40,000lb explosive to test warship in 'Full Ship Shock Trial'
BBC

The US Navy conducted a 'Full Ship Shock Trial' against its aircraft carrier, the ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 20:55:09 GMT

Enrique Bolaños, Former President of Nicaragua, Dies at 93

Enrique Bolaños, Former President of Nicaragua, Dies at 93
The New York Times

A conservative leader who fought corruption and pushed for economic progress, Mr. Bolaños believed ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 20:48:26 +0000

Graham Norton Comes Around

Graham Norton Comes Around
The New York Times

The Irish entertainer is known for his freewheeling talk show, but in his novel ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 20:46:35 +0000

French far right irked by election results, southern region in play

French far right irked by election results, southern region in play
CNA

France's far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday's (Jun 20) regional elections, exit ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 04:44:25 +0800

Marine Le Pen’s far right party falls short in French regional elections, exit polls indicate

Marine Le Pen’s far right party falls short in French regional elections, exit polls indicate
South China Morning Post

France’s far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday’s regional elections, exit polls showed, ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 04:39:54 +0800

Afghan leader Ghani to visit White House as withdrawal nears

Afghan leader Ghani to visit White House as withdrawal nears
CNA

Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani and the head of the country's peace process will meet ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 04:36:53 +0800

Armenia's acting PM's party takes early lead in parliamentary election

Armenia's acting PM's party takes early lead in parliamentary election
CNA

Armenia's acting prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, and his Civil Contract party took an early ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 04:35:41 +0800

Taliban Enter Key Cities in Afghanistan’s North After Swift Offensive

Taliban Enter Key Cities in Afghanistan’s North After Swift Offensive
The New York Times

The setbacks come at a harrowing moment for Afghanistan, just as American and international ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 20:24:28 +0000

Far right falters as conservatives lead French regional vote

Far right falters as conservatives lead French regional vote
ABC News

Marine Le Pen’s far right party is riding high on her tough-on-security.

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 16:22:17 -0400

Democrats’ domestic agenda faces setbacks by Republican obstructionism

Democrats’ domestic agenda faces setbacks by Republican obstructionism
The Guardian

Key issues such as election reform and voting rights, and efforts to curb gun ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 20:06:12 GMT

US is preparing fresh sanctions against Russia over Alexei Navalny poisoning, White House warns

US is preparing fresh sanctions against Russia over Alexei Navalny poisoning, White House warns
South China Morning Post

The United States is preparing fresh sanctions against Russia over the near-fatal poisoning of ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 03:59:59 +0800

Departure of U.S. Contractors Poses Problems for Afghan Military

Departure of U.S. Contractors Poses Problems for Afghan Military
The New York Times

It is not just U.S. troops who are withdrawing from Afghanistan. Thousands of private ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 19:51:51 +0000

The NY race that could determine Trump's fate

The NY race that could determine Trump's fate
CNN

This Tuesday, June 22, New Yorkers will head to the polls to select candidates ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 19:48:54 GMT

Astronauts install new solar panels in 6-hour spacewalk on International Space Station

Astronauts install new solar panels in 6-hour spacewalk on International Space Station
CNN

NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet conducted a spacewalk ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 19:41:31 GMT

Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes unexplained emergency shutdown

Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes unexplained emergency shutdown
South China Morning Post

Iran’s sole nuclear power plant has undergone an unexplained temporary emergency shutdown, state television ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 03:27:30 +0800

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, says she hopes 'any family' will see themselves represented in her book

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, says she hopes 'any family' will see themselves represented in her book
CNN

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, said she hopes "any family" will see themselves represented in ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 19:24:34 GMT

UK records 9,284 new COVID-19 cases, amid rising trend

UK records 9,284 new COVID-19 cases, amid rising trend
CNA

Britain recorded 9,284 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday (Jun 20) and six new ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 03:22:35 +0800

US and French astronauts make ISS spacewalk

US and French astronauts make ISS spacewalk
CNA

A French and an American astronaut embarked on a spacewalk on Sunday to complete ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 03:14:33 +0800

After 35-Day Manhunt for Far-Right Soldier, Body Is Found in Belgium

After 35-Day Manhunt for Far-Right Soldier, Body Is Found in Belgium
The New York Times

Jürgen Conings, 46, disappeared after threatening the government and virologists responsible for the country’s ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 19:13:49 +0000

‘Slap in the face’ for Macron as French voters shun local elections

‘Slap in the face’ for Macron as French voters shun local elections
The Guardian

Abstention rate estimated at 68%, and exit polls suggest Le Pen’s National Rally failed ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 19:06:00 GMT

Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes emergency shutdown

Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes emergency shutdown
ABC News

A state electric energy company official said it could last four days.

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:59:46 -0400

Yemeni officials say battle for key city intensifies

Yemeni officials say battle for key city intensifies
ABC News

Yemeni officials say that heated battles have taken place in recent days between forces ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:47:14 -0400

Six people critically injured after driver rams truck into group of cyclists in Arizona

Six people critically injured after driver rams truck into group of cyclists in Arizona
South China Morning Post

Authorities were trying to determine why a 35-year-old man driving a pickup truck ploughed ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 02:47:09 +0800

Suspect arraigned in killing of American student in Russia

Suspect arraigned in killing of American student in Russia
ABC News

A court in central Russia has arraigned a suspect on murder charges in the ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:36:26 -0400

Suspect charged with murder in death of American woman in Russia

Suspect charged with murder in death of American woman in Russia
CNN

Russian authorities have found the body of Catherine Serou, a missing United States student ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 18:23:42 GMT

Italy records third victory of Euro 2020 as Wales also reaches knockout stages

Italy records third victory of Euro 2020 as Wales also reaches knockout stages
CNN

Italy defeated Wales 1-0 on Sunday as both sides progressed to the knockout stages ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 18:22:27 GMT

As France Sends U.S. a Second Statue of Liberty, Her Symbolism is Debated

As France Sends U.S. a Second Statue of Liberty, Her Symbolism is Debated
The New York Times

The statue and a reproduction of her French sculptor’s model will stand close to ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 18:13:50 +0000

Hong Kong journalist says newsroom raid 'sent shudders through the industry'

Hong Kong journalist says newsroom raid 'sent shudders through the industry'
CNN

Five hundred police officers raided the Apple Daily newsroom in Hong Kong last week ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 18:03:16 GMT

Emergency shutdown reported at Iranian nuclear plant, officials say power facility offline for ‘technical overhaul’

Emergency shutdown reported at Iranian nuclear plant, officials say power facility offline for ‘technical overhaul’
RT

Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant has been shut down, and will remain offline for ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 17:56:42 +0000

EU diplomat: mistrust at core of Lebanon political crisis

EU diplomat: mistrust at core of Lebanon political crisis
ABC News

The European Union’s foreign policy chief says a struggle for power and strong mistrust ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:32:47 -0400

A Roadblock for Iran’s President-Elect: He’s on the U.S. Sanctions List

A Roadblock for Iran’s President-Elect: He’s on the U.S. Sanctions List
The New York Times

Ebrahim Raisi, who is accused of grave human rights violations, has also been penalized ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 17:26:38 +0000

Ivory Coast's former president Gbagbo attends Mass in public

Ivory Coast's former president Gbagbo attends Mass in public
ABC News

Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo has attended Mass, one of his first public ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:24:17 -0400

Wondering if the Covid Vaccine Worked? Get the Right Test, at the Right Time

Wondering if the Covid Vaccine Worked? Get the Right Test, at the Right Time
The New York Times

Scientists generally recommend against antibody testing after vaccination. But for some people, it makes ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 17:23:20 +0000

The Guardian view on famine in Ethiopia: food must not be a weapon | Editorial

The Guardian view on famine in Ethiopia: food must not be a weapon | Editorial
The Guardian

People are starving in the Tigray region. The culprit is the devastating warIn the ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 17:22:58 GMT

Tropical storm Claudette leaves 12 dead in Alabama as it hits south-east

Tropical storm Claudette leaves 12 dead in Alabama as it hits south-east
The Guardian

Ten people died in 15-vehicle crash, including nine children, and two more people died ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 17:01:49 GMT

Netanyahu's moving out, but not soon enough for critics

Netanyahu's moving out, but not soon enough for critics
ABC News

Benjamin Netanyahu to leave prime minister's residence by July 10

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:01:32 -0400

Raisi’s election victory raises difficulties as Iran nuclear deal talks resume

Raisi’s election victory raises difficulties as Iran nuclear deal talks resume
The Guardian

The hardliner president-elect has caused alarm in some countries, though Iran and the US ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 16:59:31 GMT

Israeli PM: World powers must 'wake up' on Iran nuclear deal

Israeli PM: World powers must 'wake up' on Iran nuclear deal
ABC News

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has opened his first Cabinet meeting since swearing in ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 12:57:15 -0400

Iran's outgoing President Rouhani meets with successor

Iran's outgoing President Rouhani meets with successor
CNN

Ebrahim Raisi, a hardline judiciary chief with a brutal human rights record, is set ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 16:54:43 GMT

Myanmar junta leader Min Aung Hlaing leaves for Russia security conference, second trip abroad since military coup

Myanmar junta leader Min Aung Hlaing leaves for Russia security conference, second trip abroad since military coup
South China Morning Post

Myanmar’s junta leader has flown out of the country to attend a conference in ...

  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 00:48:15 +0800

How CNN obtained the dramatic videos of the US Capitol riot

How CNN obtained the dramatic videos of the US Capitol riot
CNN

Words can only describe so much from the nearly 500 criminal cases against rioters ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 16:43:21 GMT

Covid live: UK records 9,284 new cases; France lifts outdoor mask-wearing and curfew rules

Covid live: UK records 9,284 new cases; France lifts outdoor mask-wearing and curfew rules
The Guardian

A further six deaths were recorded in the UK; Vigilance urged as France eases ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 16:38:26 GMT

Alabama storm: Nine children and one adult killed in crash

Alabama storm: Nine children and one adult killed in crash
BBC

The victims include eight children from a local foster home, and a father and ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 16:36:57 GMT

After 35-Day Manhunt for Missing Far-Right Soldier, Body Is Found in Belgium

After 35-Day Manhunt for Missing Far-Right Soldier, Body Is Found in Belgium
The New York Times

Jürgen Conings, 46, disappeared after threatening the government and virologists responsible for the country’s ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 16:15:08 +0000

Iran nuclear deal: Israel attacks Iran as talks progress

Iran nuclear deal: Israel attacks Iran as talks progress
BBC

Israel attacks Iran as world powers continue talks on reviving a landmark nuclear deal ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 16:00:20 GMT

9 children, 1 adult killed in accident involving Alabama Girls Ranch vehicle

9 children, 1 adult killed in accident involving Alabama Girls Ranch vehicle
CNN

Nine children and one adult were killed in an accident on Interstate 65 in ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:47:32 GMT

9 children, 1 adult killed in interstate accident involving Alabama Girls Ranch vehicle

9 children, 1 adult killed in interstate accident involving Alabama Girls Ranch vehicle
CNN

Nine children and one adult were killed in an accident on Interstate 65 in ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:47:32 GMT

The NY race that could determine Trump's fate

The NY race that could determine Trump's fate
CNN

This Tuesday, June 22, New Yorkers will head to the polls to select candidates ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:46:35 GMT

Italy v Wales: Euro 2020 – live!

Italy v Wales: Euro 2020 – live!
The Guardian

Group A updates from the 5pm BST kick-off in RomeEuro 2020 overview: tables, results ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:43:03 GMT

Sanders says he wants an infrastructure package with a larger price tag

Sanders says he wants an infrastructure package with a larger price tag
CNN

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday said it's urgent that Democrats work toward an infrastructure ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:40:18 GMT

California authorities hunt suspect behind ‘atrocious’ attacks on Pelicans

California authorities hunt suspect behind ‘atrocious’ attacks on Pelicans
The Guardian

Thirty-two of the slow-flying water birds were found in Orange county, with all but ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:37:55 GMT

Max Verstappen beats Lewis Hamilton at French Grand Prix to extend F1 title race lead

Max Verstappen beats Lewis Hamilton at French Grand Prix to extend F1 title race lead
CNN

Max Verstappen extended his lead at the top of the Formula One championship with ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:35:01 GMT

What is Juneteenth?

What is Juneteenth?
CNN

Watch the celebrations commemorating one of America's most pivotal historical turning points.

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:34:50 GMT

China market still sluggish for Central and Eastern European goods

China market still sluggish for Central and Eastern European goods
South China Morning Post

“Once you have tried it, you will know how good it is,” the Chinese ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 23:30:00 +0800

Israel arrests Arab suspects in mob killing of Jewish man

Israel arrests Arab suspects in mob killing of Jewish man
ABC News

Israeli police say they have arrested eight Arab suspects in the killing of an ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 11:28:16 -0400

National security adviser: US preparing more Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning and imprisonment

National security adviser: US preparing more Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning and imprisonment
CNN

The Biden administration is preparing to impose additional sanctions on Russia over the poisoning ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:26:31 GMT

Sullivan: US preparing more Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning

Sullivan: US preparing more Russia sanctions over Navalny poisoning
CNN

The Biden administration is preparing to impose additional sanctions on Russia over the poisoning ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:20:26 GMT

Hong Kong’s opposition Civic Party loses two-thirds of its district councillors in round of resignations ahead of new oath-taking rule

Hong Kong’s opposition Civic Party loses two-thirds of its district councillors in round of resignations ahead of new oath-taking rule
South China Morning Post

Hong Kong’s opposition Civic Party lost about two-thirds of its remaining district councillors on ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 23:17:53 +0800

Covid live: France lifts outdoor mask-wearing and curfew rules; London could be in ‘foothills of third wave’

Covid live: France lifts outdoor mask-wearing and curfew rules; London could be in ‘foothills of third wave’
The Guardian

Vigilance urged as France eases restrictions; PHE London director says unlikely capital will have ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:14:31 GMT

Sanders won't say if he'll support Manchin's voting rights compromise

Sanders won't say if he'll support Manchin's voting rights compromise
CNN

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) would not definitively say if he would support the voting ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:11:37 GMT

How CNN obtained the dramatic videos of the US Capitol riot

How CNN obtained the dramatic videos of the US Capitol riot
CNN

Words can only describe so much from the nearly 500 criminal cases against rioters ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:10:34 GMT

Far-right extremist who threatened top Belgian doctor appears to have killed himself, prosecutor says

Far-right extremist who threatened top Belgian doctor appears to have killed himself, prosecutor says
CNN

A far-right extremist who became the object of a month-long manhunt after threatening a ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:09:51 GMT

Belgium’s anti-lockdown ‘Rambo’ likely found DEAD in the woods where he was hiding

Belgium’s anti-lockdown ‘Rambo’ likely found DEAD in the woods where he was hiding
RT

A body found in the woods in Belgium on Saturday likely belonged to a ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:08:41 +0000

Soviets Once Denied a Deadly Anthrax Lab Leak. U.S. Scientists Backed the Story.

Soviets Once Denied a Deadly Anthrax Lab Leak. U.S. Scientists Backed the Story.
The New York Times

The accident and a subsequent cover-up have renewed relevance as scientists search for the ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:06:36 +0000

Message in a bottle from 2018 found after Atlantic voyage

Message in a bottle from 2018 found after Atlantic voyage
BBC

The note was found on a Portuguese island, three years after it was sent ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:06:24 GMT

Wondering if the Vaccine Worked? Get the Right Test, at the Right Time

Wondering if the Vaccine Worked? Get the Right Test, at the Right Time
The New York Times

Scientists generally recommend against antibody testing after vaccination. But for some people, it makes ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:03:09 +0000

Libyan guards accused of sexually assaulting minors

Libyan guards accused of sexually assaulting minors
ABC News

Human rights organizations in Libya have denounced the alleged sexual assaults and attempted rapes ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 11:01:57 -0400

‘Belgian Rambo’: body of fugitive right-wing soldier who threatened top virologist found in forest

‘Belgian Rambo’: body of fugitive right-wing soldier who threatened top virologist found in forest
South China Morning Post

A body found on Sunday in eastern Belgium is probably that of a soldier ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 23:00:15 +0800

Amazon Prime Day is actually a bummer for these sellers

Amazon Prime Day is actually a bummer for these sellers
CNN

Amazon Prime Day is typically one of the best days of the year for ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:58:55 GMT

AP Interview: Former president says US failed in Afghanistan

AP Interview: Former president says US failed in Afghanistan
ABC News

Afghanistan’s former president says the United States came to his country to fight extremism ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 10:52:16 -0400

Diplomats: Progress made in Vienna at Iran nuclear talks

Diplomats: Progress made in Vienna at Iran nuclear talks
ABC News

Top diplomats say further progress has been made at talks between Iran and global ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 10:48:48 -0400

Missing US student found dead in Russia

Missing US student found dead in Russia
CNN

Russian authorities have found the body of Catherine Serou, a missing United States student ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:31:44 GMT

Egypt: Suez Canal ship case adjourned for settlement talks

Egypt: Suez Canal ship case adjourned for settlement talks
ABC News

An Egyptian court has adjourned the case of a hulking cargo vessel that blocked ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 10:30:33 -0400

‘Two Americas’ may emerge as Delta variant spreads and vaccination rates drop

‘Two Americas’ may emerge as Delta variant spreads and vaccination rates drop
The Guardian

Biden’s 70% vaccination target by Fourth of July likely to fall short as efforts ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:27:21 GMT

Tokyo Olympics: Ugandan tests positive for Covid in Japan

Tokyo Olympics: Ugandan tests positive for Covid in Japan
BBC

The Ugandan was part of a nine-member squad who were fully vaccinated, reports say.

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:24:54 GMT

Belgium: Body found in search for fugitive far-right soldier

Belgium: Body found in search for fugitive far-right soldier
BBC

The far-right soldier went missing in May after taking weapons from a base, sparking ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:21:25 GMT

Emirates to resume passenger flights from India, South Africa and Nigeria after ban over coronavirus surges

Emirates to resume passenger flights from India, South Africa and Nigeria after ban over coronavirus surges
South China Morning Post

Aviation giant Emirates said on Sunday it will resume flights from India from next ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 22:20:49 +0800

Belgium: Body of fugitive far-right soldier apparently found

Belgium: Body of fugitive far-right soldier apparently found
ABC News

Belgian police say the body of a fugitive far-right soldier who was the target ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 10:16:01 -0400

John Bercow, Central Figure in Brexit Drama as U.K. Speaker, Switches to Labour

John Bercow, Central Figure in Brexit Drama as U.K. Speaker, Switches to Labour
The New York Times

Mr. Bercow was a lawmaker with the governing Conservatives before being elected speaker, a ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:14:30 +0000

In the Wake of India’s Covid Crisis, a ‘Black Fungus’ Epidemic Follows

In the Wake of India’s Covid Crisis, a ‘Black Fungus’ Epidemic Follows
The New York Times

The deadly disease has sickened former coronavirus patients across the country. Doctors believe that ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:12:19 +0000

Jordan's unprecedented palace drama moves to the courtroom

Jordan's unprecedented palace drama moves to the courtroom
ABC News

Jordan's version of a trial of the century is getting under way

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 10:10:46 -0400

Emirates to fly from India again after ban over COVID-19

Emirates to fly from India again after ban over COVID-19
CNA

DUBAI: Aviation giant Emirates said on Sunday (Jun 20) that it will resume flights from ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 22:10:37 +0800

How this is the most unpredictable NYC mayoral race in 50 years

How this is the most unpredictable NYC mayoral race in 50 years
CNN

Poll of the week: A new WNBC/Telemundo 47/Politico/Marist College poll finds Brooklyn Borough President ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:02:02 GMT

Bee-friendly urban wildflower meadows prove a hit with German city dwellers

Bee-friendly urban wildflower meadows prove a hit with German city dwellers
The Guardian

Countrywide scheme is flourishing after being set up to reverse a 75% decline in ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:00:25 GMT

How a pristine Chinese mountain fell prey to the country’s property boom

How a pristine Chinese mountain fell prey to the country’s property boom
South China Morning Post

Passengers flying over Changyao Mountain in Yunnan province will see a huge construction site ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 22:00:00 +0800

There are no real winners in Iran’s ‘engineered’ presidential elections | Mohammad Ali Shabani

There are no real winners in Iran’s ‘engineered’ presidential elections | Mohammad Ali Shabani
The Guardian

Legitimacy concerns will haunt the new president, Ebrahim Raisi, after non-voters outnumbered voters for ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:58:24 GMT

Deputy's wife and stepchild shot by gunman inside their apartment, police say

Deputy's wife and stepchild shot by gunman inside their apartment, police say
CNN

An off-duty deputy's wife and his 4-year-old stepdaughter were shot early Sunday morning when ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:57:24 GMT

Deputy PM defends timing of Irish unity comments

Deputy PM defends timing of Irish unity comments
BBC

The Irish deputy PM says for some it will "always be the wrong time" ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:52:21 GMT

Danica Roem's message to LGBTQ youth: 'You have to care' about politics

Danica Roem's message to LGBTQ youth: 'You have to care' about politics
CNN

It was a moment captured for the history books.

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:50:36 GMT

At least 15 die in multiple attacks near US-Mexico border

At least 15 die in multiple attacks near US-Mexico border
ABC News

Law enforcement officials say gunmen aboard a number of vehicles have staged attacks in ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 09:49:44 -0400

Pope calls on Myanmar’s junta to allow houses of worship to be neutral places of refuge

Pope calls on Myanmar’s junta to allow houses of worship to be neutral places of refuge
South China Morning Post

Pope Francis threw his weight on Sunday behind an appeal from bishops in Myanmar ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 21:47:05 +0800

Trans US veterans to be offered gender surgery for first time

Trans US veterans to be offered gender surgery for first time
BBC

Veterans Affairs officials announce they will cover surgery for trans veterans for the first ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:34:45 GMT

Body discovered after search for Belgian far-right soldier

Body discovered after search for Belgian far-right soldier
The Guardian

Initial evidence indicates body found in woods is that of Jurgen ConingsBelgian police have ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:26:21 GMT

Traffic deaths jump for Black Americans who couldn't afford to stay home during Covid

Traffic deaths jump for Black Americans who couldn't afford to stay home during Covid
CNN

Traffic deaths soared in 2020 despite Americans driving less due to the pandemic, and ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:23:10 GMT

Hong Kong protests: Civil Human Rights Front will not apply for permission to hold annual July 1 march for first time in 19 years

Hong Kong protests: Civil Human Rights Front will not apply for permission to hold annual July 1 march for first time in 19 years
South China Morning Post

A Hong Kong group known for organising some of the city’s largest protests will ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 21:16:04 +0800

Israel’s new leader warns Iran’s election a sign for world leaders to ‘wake up’ on nuclear deal

Israel’s new leader warns Iran’s election a sign for world leaders to ‘wake up’ on nuclear deal
South China Morning Post

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday opened his first cabinet meeting since swearing ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 21:15:14 +0800

Tokyo Olympics: Inside the athletes' village

Tokyo Olympics: Inside the athletes' village
BBC

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes takes a look at how the athletes' village hopes to mitigate the ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:09:58 GMT

'Dawn of new era': Iran's conservative press hails Raisi win

'Dawn of new era': Iran's conservative press hails Raisi win
CNA

Iran's conservative press on Sunday celebrated the presidential election win of ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 21:09:32 +0800

Oil firm led by Tory donor investigated over alleged bribes in nine countries

Oil firm led by Tory donor investigated over alleged bribes in nine countries
The Guardian

UK-based Petrofac accused of making payments over more than 15 years to secure ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:00:23 GMT

New Delhi shanty town blaze exposes plight of India’s Rohingya refugees

New Delhi shanty town blaze exposes plight of India’s Rohingya refugees
South China Morning Post

The number of people fleeing wars, violence, persecution and human rights violations rose for ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 21:00:00 +0800

Children of obese mums at higher risk of fatty liver disease – study

Children of obese mums at higher risk of fatty liver disease – study
The Guardian

Researchers say influences in the womb may play a role in increasing the risk ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 12:55:54 GMT

Coronavirus: more Hong Kong restaurants try out tricky ‘vaccine bubble’ type D zone in bid to boost business

Coronavirus: more Hong Kong restaurants try out tricky ‘vaccine bubble’ type D zone in bid to boost business
South China Morning Post

A challenging arrangement under Hong Kong’s “vaccine bubble” that allows restaurants to boost operations ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 20:48:25 +0800

UK allows outdoor weddings for first time since COVID-19 pandemic

UK allows outdoor weddings for first time since COVID-19 pandemic
CNA

LONDON: The British government said on Sunday (Jun 20) it will permit outdoor non-religious wedding ceremonies ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 20:40:37 +0800

US economy never going back to 'normal'

US economy never going back to 'normal'
CNN

The US economy has come a long way since last year's devastating downturn. But ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 12:34:50 GMT

Israel launches official probe into deadly festival stampede

Israel launches official probe into deadly festival stampede
ABC News

Israel’s government has approved the establishment of a state commission of inquiry into a ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 08:31:27 -0400

Trump dashed dreams of reform in Iran. The country's new hardline president is living proof

Trump dashed dreams of reform in Iran. The country's new hardline president is living proof
CNN

It should have been a spring day most Iranians could look forward to. The ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 12:28:03 GMT

1 dead after truck hit people at Pride parade

1 dead after truck hit people at Pride parade
CNN

Two pedestrians at a Pride parade near Miami on Saturday were hit by a ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 12:25:03 GMT

NFL player says he'd rather retire than get Covid-19 vaccine

NFL player says he'd rather retire than get Covid-19 vaccine
CNN

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley, in a challenge to the National Football League's ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 12:24:25 GMT

Israeli cabinet orders inquiry on deadly festival stampede

Israeli cabinet orders inquiry on deadly festival stampede
CNA

Israel's new government approved on Sunday an official inquiry into a stampede in April ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 20:10:05 +0800

Violent public outbursts and unruly behavior may keep some from reentering society -- but likely not for long, experts say

Violent public outbursts and unruly behavior may keep some from reentering society -- but likely not for long, experts say
CNN

Just when you thought you were ready for a soft return to public life, ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 12:08:35 GMT

Thelma & Louise stars recall male backlash to film 30 years on

Thelma & Louise stars recall male backlash to film 30 years on
BBC

Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon reflect on the role of women in film at ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 12:05:43 GMT

UN says Singapore ship that sank off Sri Lanka caused ‘significant damage’ to ecosystem

UN says Singapore ship that sank off Sri Lanka caused ‘significant damage’ to ecosystem
South China Morning Post

The UN representative in Sri Lanka said the sinking of a container ship that ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 20:05:15 +0800

Mykki Blanco: ‘I’ve helped to push open some closed doors. It’s a cool feeling’

Mykki Blanco: ‘I’ve helped to push open some closed doors. It’s a cool feeling’
The Guardian

The rapper has worked with Kanye and Madonna and blazed a trail for black ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 12:00:23 GMT

What is the G7’s global minimum tax, and how could it affect China?

What is the G7’s global minimum tax, and how could it affect China?
South China Morning Post

Group of 7 (G7) leaders agreed in early June to set a minimum global ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 20:00:00 +0800

Japan urges Europe to have stronger military presence in Asia to tackle China

Japan urges Europe to have stronger military presence in Asia to tackle China
South China Morning Post

Japan’s defence minister has urged European nations to have a stronger military involvement in ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 20:00:00 +0800

New compensation offer made over Suez Canal blockage: Lawyer

New compensation offer made over Suez Canal blockage: Lawyer
CNA

The owners of a giant container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 19:56:11 +0800

Astronauts begin spacewalk to install solar panels on International Space Station

Astronauts begin spacewalk to install solar panels on International Space Station
CNN

Space is hard -- and no one understands that better than astronauts.

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 11:53:06 GMT

How Comac could change the ABCs of commercial aviation in China

How Comac could change the ABCs of commercial aviation in China
South China Morning Post

While the United States and Europe waged a 17-year trade battle over subsidies to ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 19:45:18 +0800

Pope on Myanmar: Houses of worship serve as neutral refuge

Pope on Myanmar: Houses of worship serve as neutral refuge
ABC News

Pope Francis is drawing attention to the suffering of refugees in Myanmar

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 07:39:53 -0400

National security law: Hong Kong film censors’ government affiliations spark fears for ‘Hollywood of the Far East’ in light of new guidelines

National security law: Hong Kong film censors’ government affiliations spark fears for ‘Hollywood of the Far East’ in light of new guidelines
South China Morning Post

The government affiliations of Hong Kong’s film censors have sparked concerns in the industry ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 19:38:57 +0800

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, says she hopes 'any family' will see themselves represented in her book

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, says she hopes 'any family' will see themselves represented in her book
CNN

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, said she hopes "any family" will see themselves represented in ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 11:38:38 GMT

One dead after a truck hit pedestrians at a Florida Pride parade

One dead after a truck hit pedestrians at a Florida Pride parade
CNN

Two pedestrians at a Pride parade near Miami on Saturday were hit by a ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 11:33:32 GMT

Taiwan considers expanding Covid-19 vaccine programme after US ups donation to 2.5 million

Taiwan considers expanding Covid-19 vaccine programme after US ups donation to 2.5 million
South China Morning Post

Taiwan is considering widening its coronavirus vaccination programme after the United States increased its ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 19:31:08 +0800

Spanish public and government at odds over pardons for Catalan leaders

Spanish public and government at odds over pardons for Catalan leaders
The Guardian

The prime minister is expected to pardon those convicted over 2017’s attempted secession this ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 11:29:19 GMT

Pope joins Myanmar bishops' appeal for humanitarian corridors

Pope joins Myanmar bishops' appeal for humanitarian corridors
CNA

Pope Francis on Sunday (Jun 20) appealed to Myanmar's military leaders to allow aid to ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 19:26:29 +0800

Iran nuclear deal talks resume after Raisi’s election as president

Iran nuclear deal talks resume after Raisi’s election as president
The Guardian

Major powers gather in Vienna to take stock of 2015 deal in wake of ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 11:22:57 GMT

Juneteenth's path to becoming a federal holiday was a long time coming

Juneteenth's path to becoming a federal holiday was a long time coming
CNN

For much of US history, Juneteenth has been a date observed mostly by Black ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 11:16:59 GMT

Why becoming a stay-at-home dad was the best decision I ever made

Why becoming a stay-at-home dad was the best decision I ever made
CNN

When people ask me why I am a stay-at-home dad, I've usually been pretty ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 11:15:14 GMT

Iran says nuclear talks to be adjourned for consultations in capitals

Iran says nuclear talks to be adjourned for consultations in capitals
CNA

Negotiators for Iran and six world powers will on Sunday (Jun 20) adjourn talks ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 19:14:53 +0800

Iran election: Israel PM warns world of Ebrahim Raisi

Iran election: Israel PM warns world of Ebrahim Raisi
BBC

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett attacks Iran as a "regime of brutal hangmen" at a ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 11:10:48 GMT

Afghan president replaces two top ministers, army chief as violence grows

Afghan president replaces two top ministers, army chief as violence grows
CNA

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has replaced his defence and interior ministers and the army ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 19:08:41 +0800

Clues and claws: meet the ace pet detectives

Clues and claws: meet the ace pet detectives
The Guardian

Animal thefts surged alarmingly during the pandemic. But for heartbroken owners around the world, ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 11:00:21 GMT

Tropical storm warnings are in effect for North Carolina as Claudette continues across the Southeast

Tropical storm warnings are in effect for North Carolina as Claudette continues across the Southeast
CNN

A tropical storm warning has been issued for large swaths of the North Carolina ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 10:51:26 GMT

China passes BILLION Covid shots mark as Beijing ratchets up inoculation drive

China passes BILLION Covid shots mark as Beijing ratchets up inoculation drive
RT

China has administered more than a billion Covid-19 shots since the start of its ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 10:42:15 +0000

Man finds ‘guardian angel’ who saved him from stroke

Man finds ‘guardian angel’ who saved him from stroke
The Guardian

After Twitter appeal Mathew O’Toole’s family makes contact with Danielle who stopped on London ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 10:35:45 GMT

Israeli PM: World powers must 'wake up' on Iran nuke deal

Israeli PM: World powers must 'wake up' on Iran nuke deal
ABC News

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has opened his first Cabinet meeting since swearing in ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 06:30:34 -0400

Taliban say 'Islamic system' only way to Afghan peace, women's rights

Taliban say 'Islamic system' only way to Afghan peace, women's rights
CNA

The Taliban said on Sunday they remain committed to peace talks but insisted a ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 18:27:40 +0800

Israel's Bennett warns against nuclear talks with Iran's 'hangmen' regime

Israel's Bennett warns against nuclear talks with Iran's 'hangmen' regime
CNA

Israel condemned on Sunday (Jun 20) the election of hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi as ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 18:22:18 +0800

Diplomats to meet in Vienna for more Iran nuclear talks

Diplomats to meet in Vienna for more Iran nuclear talks
ABC News

Further talks are planned between Iran and global powers to try to negotiate and ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 06:04:58 -0400

‘We will not stop’: pipeline opponents ready for America’s biggest environmental fight

‘We will not stop’: pipeline opponents ready for America’s biggest environmental fight
The Guardian

Activists have traveled from all over the US to protest against the construction of ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 10:00:20 GMT

Trudeau makes global vaccine pledge but how committed is Canada?

Trudeau makes global vaccine pledge but how committed is Canada?
The Guardian

Promise to donate 100m doses highlights questions about Canada’s seriousness in helping poorer countries ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 10:00:20 GMT

Wu Qiang – the Chinese intellectual refusing to be silenced

Wu Qiang – the Chinese intellectual refusing to be silenced
South China Morning Post

In a small, book-strewn flat in Beijing’s outskirts lives one of the last Chinese ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 17:58:47 +0800

5 killed in school construction site collapse in Belgium

5 killed in school construction site collapse in Belgium
ABC News

A school undergoing construction work has collapsed in the Belgian city of Antwerp, killing ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 05:58:41 -0400

National security law: Apple Daily bosses to ask Hong Kong authorities to release some frozen assets to pay staff wages

National security law: Apple Daily bosses to ask Hong Kong authorities to release some frozen assets to pay staff wages
South China Morning Post

The Apple Daily tabloid is likely to ask Hong Kong’s Security Bureau to release some of ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 17:47:45 +0800

Covid live: Brazil passes 500,000 deaths; 70% of England’s adults ‘should be fully vaccinated by 19 July’

Covid live: Brazil passes 500,000 deaths; 70% of England’s adults ‘should be fully vaccinated by 19 July’
The Guardian

Protests in Brazil as confirmed death toll soars past half a million; most adults ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 09:38:15 GMT

UN blasts world leaders for failing to seal £72bn-a-year deal on climate

UN blasts world leaders for failing to seal £72bn-a-year deal on climate
The Guardian

Financial aid ‘critical’ to help developing countries limit fossil fuels – and make Cop26 ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 09:30:19 GMT

No new local cases in southern China coronavirus outbreak

No new local cases in southern China coronavirus outbreak
South China Morning Post

The southern Chinese province of Guangdong reported no new confirmed local cases of Covid-19 ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 17:30:00 +0800

In the New Hong Kong, Booksellers Walk a Fine Line

In the New Hong Kong, Booksellers Walk a Fine Line
The New York Times

Some independent shops flout the new limits on free expression. Others try to come ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 09:26:14 +0000

Ex-UK Speaker Bercow, scourge of Brexiteers, joins Labour

Ex-UK Speaker Bercow, scourge of Brexiteers, joins Labour
ABC News

Former U.K. House of Commons Speaker John Bercow says he has quit the governing ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 05:18:31 -0400

Marine Le Pen poised to make gains in France’s regional elections

Marine Le Pen poised to make gains in France’s regional elections
The Guardian

Sunday’s poll could help far right step further towards political mainstream ahead of 2022 ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 09:15:05 GMT

China just reached a staggering coronavirus milestone

China just reached a staggering coronavirus milestone
CNN

• The US triples its vaccine donations to Taiwan as the island battles an outbreak

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 09:14:04 GMT

France elects regional leaders, preps for presidential vote

France elects regional leaders, preps for presidential vote
ABC News

Marine Le Pen’s far right party is riding high on her tough-on-security.

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 05:11:16 -0400

Netanyahu to leave prime minister's residence by July 10

Netanyahu to leave prime minister's residence by July 10
ABC News

Benjamin Netanyahu to leave prime minister's residence by July 10

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 05:08:11 -0400

Taiwan recalling 8 representative office staff members in Hong Kong over refusal to accept one-China policy

Taiwan recalling 8 representative office staff members in Hong Kong over refusal to accept one-China policy
South China Morning Post

Taiwan is bringing home eight staff members working at its representative office in Hong ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 17:01:27 +0800

‘We deserve this peace and joy’: black gardeners bloom on TikTok and Instagram

‘We deserve this peace and joy’: black gardeners bloom on TikTok and Instagram
The Guardian

‘Plantrepeneuers’ are springing up on social media to dig out space for black people ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 09:00:20 GMT

Peru: Fujimori cries electoral fraud – and unleashes torrent of racism

Peru: Fujimori cries electoral fraud – and unleashes torrent of racism
The Guardian

Claims of rightwing candidate, trailing Pedro Castillo in the polls, emboldens far right, who ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 09:00:19 GMT

Thigh society: why men’s shorts are getting shorter

Thigh society: why men’s shorts are getting shorter
The Guardian

This summer is officially sexy – and the hottest look for men is short ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 09:00:19 GMT

Mrs Livingstone, I presume? Museum to feature role of explorer’s wife

Mrs Livingstone, I presume? Museum to feature role of explorer’s wife
The Guardian

Revamped gallery to reveal the importance – and presence – of Mary Moffat in ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 09:00:19 GMT

Graham Norton Comes Around

Graham Norton Comes Around
The New York Times

The Irish entertainer is known for his freewheeling talk show, but in his novel ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 09:00:13 +0000

Covid Lab-Leak Theory Renews "Gain-of-Function" Research Debate

Covid Lab-Leak Theory Renews
The New York Times

Talk of ‘gain-of-function’ research, a muddy category at best, brings up deep questions about ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 09:00:13 +0000

China-India border row: a year after Galwan clash and mistrust clouds peace prospects

China-India border row: a year after Galwan clash and mistrust clouds peace prospects
South China Morning Post

China and India offered tributes this week for the soldiers who died a year ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 17:00:00 +0800

1 person is killed and at least 5 are wounded in an Oakland, CA, shooting, police say

1 person is killed and at least 5 are wounded in an Oakland, CA, shooting, police say
CNN

One person was killed and at least five others were wounded in a shooting ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 08:52:41 GMT

Swiss to start inoculating youngsters against COVID-19 as early as next week

Swiss to start inoculating youngsters against COVID-19 as early as next week
CNA

Switzerland plans to allow 12- to 15-year olds to receive vaccinations against COVID-19 as ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 16:39:47 +0800

Variants and low vaccination rates in US threaten to prolong the pandemic

Variants and low vaccination rates in US threaten to prolong the pandemic
CNN

As the United States continues on a path to near pre-pandemic normalcy, experts remain ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 08:37:07 GMT

Under-18s could be ‘reservoirs’ for virus when all adults are jabbed, expert warns

Under-18s could be ‘reservoirs’ for virus when all adults are jabbed, expert warns
The Guardian

Unvaccinated children have potential to drive third wave of highly transmissible Delta variant, says ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 08:30:18 GMT

Cathay Pacific looks at ‘Amazon concept’, with customers encouraged to spend on goods, services and products through airline

Cathay Pacific looks at ‘Amazon concept’, with customers encouraged to spend on goods, services and products through airline
South China Morning Post

Cathay Pacific plans to grow its revenue beyond flying passengers, envisioning a set-up similar ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 16:18:42 +0800

Coronavirus: Philippines signs deal for 40 million Pfizer shots; Singapore sees early rush for Sinovac vaccine

Coronavirus: Philippines signs deal for 40 million Pfizer shots; Singapore sees early rush for Sinovac vaccine
South China Morning Post

The Philippine government has signed a supply agreement for 40 million doses of the ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 16:16:46 +0800

They lost their loved ones to Covid. Then they heard from them again

They lost their loved ones to Covid. Then they heard from them again
CNN

They never ran out of things to talk about. It was obvious from the ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 08:07:00 GMT

Giles Yeo: ‘Let’s consider the type of food we eat, and not fixate on calories’

Giles Yeo: ‘Let’s consider the type of food we eat, and not fixate on calories’
The Guardian

The scientist and broadcaster discusses the drawbacks of calorie-counting and BMI in measuring obesity, ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 08:00:18 GMT

New oilfield in African wilderness threatens lives of 130,000 elephants

New oilfield in African wilderness threatens lives of 130,000 elephants
The Guardian

Exploratory project in Botswana and Namibia is threat to ecosystems, local communities and wildlife, ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 08:00:17 GMT

HK$5,000 voucher scheme: discounts, flexibility will discourage Hongkongers from abusing drive by returning products for cash, finance chief says

HK$5,000 voucher scheme: discounts, flexibility will discourage Hongkongers from abusing drive by returning products for cash, finance chief says
South China Morning Post

Discounts enticing consumers to buy items they actually want, and the flexibility of spending ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:35:37 +0800

Man with giant kidneys to have major surgery to remove both

Man with giant kidneys to have major surgery to remove both
CNN

A man from Windsor, southern England is set to have major surgery next month ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 07:35:10 GMT

Covid: Brazil hits 500,000 deaths amid 'critical' situation

Covid: Brazil hits 500,000 deaths amid 'critical' situation
BBC

Experts warn the outbreak could worsen amid a slow vaccination programme and the start ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 07:25:18 GMT

Australia Covid update: masks compulsory indoors in parts of Sydney as cluster grows to nine

Australia Covid update: masks compulsory indoors in parts of Sydney as cluster grows to nine
The Guardian

NSW reveals three new cases on Sunday, plus one flagged by authorities on Saturday, ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 07:14:49 GMT

Facebook promises to clarify what it considers satire after being reprimanded for flagging meme as hate speech

Facebook promises to clarify what it considers satire after being reprimanded for flagging meme as hate speech
RT

Facebook has pledged to provide a more detailed explanation of what constitutes satire on ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 07:05:58 +0000

Ask Philippa: meet the Observer’s brilliant new agony aunt

Ask Philippa: meet the Observer’s brilliant new agony aunt
The Guardian

As psychotherapist and author Philippa Perry becomes our new agony aunt, she reveals why ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 07:00:18 GMT

Indian millennials take to online yoga as home fitness booms during Covid-19

Indian millennials take to online yoga as home fitness booms during Covid-19
South China Morning Post

Every year around International Yoga Day on June 21, Indians commemorate the 5,000-year-old practice ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 15:00:00 +0800

Organisers unveil Olympic Village a month before Games begin in Tokyo

Organisers unveil Olympic Village a month before Games begin in Tokyo
South China Morning Post

The organisers of the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday threw open the doors of the ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:58:49 +0800

France’s far-right politician Marine Le Pen could gain first victory in regional elections

France’s far-right politician Marine Le Pen could gain first victory in regional elections
South China Morning Post

Marine Le Pen’s far-right party looks set to win control of at least one ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:33:30 +0800

Coronavirus: too early to tell if vaccine booster shots are needed, WHO chief scientist says

Coronavirus: too early to tell if vaccine booster shots are needed, WHO chief scientist says
South China Morning Post

As some governments and pharmaceutical officials around the world prepare for Covid-19 vaccine booster ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 14:18:21 +0800

New York City’s tumultuous mayor’s race closes as voters struggle to choose

New York City’s tumultuous mayor’s race closes as voters struggle to choose
The Guardian

Just 1% of the city’s registered voters have turned out so far in a ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 06:00:17 GMT

QAnon and on: why the fight against extremist conspiracies is far from over

QAnon and on: why the fight against extremist conspiracies is far from over
The Guardian

Far-right conspiracies ran unchecked online in the Trump years. It’s all gone quiet since ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 06:00:16 GMT

Squad goals: Ocasio-Cortez warns Biden patience is wearing thin

Squad goals: Ocasio-Cortez warns Biden patience is wearing thin
The Guardian

Cold reality intrudes on Biden’s first few months as leftist Democrats frustrated with president’s ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 06:00:15 GMT

‘Devastated’ Phuket in race to vaccinate 70% of islanders in time for holiday season

‘Devastated’ Phuket in race to vaccinate 70% of islanders in time for holiday season
The Guardian

Thai region hopes jabs and ‘sandbox’ scheme will allow tourists to return and rejuvenate ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 06:00:15 GMT

Surgeons to reconstruct face of boy, 9, after Zimbabwe hyena attack

Surgeons to reconstruct face of boy, 9, after Zimbabwe hyena attack
CNA

Plastic surgeons in South Africa are preparing to reconstruct the face of a nine-year-old ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:36:43 +0800

Australia accused of 'excessive and unnecessary' secrecy

Australia accused of 'excessive and unnecessary' secrecy
ABC News

Australia is increasingly suppressing information seen as pivotal to a free and open media

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 01:30:39 -0400

Small COVID-19 outbreaks keep plaguing Australia

Small COVID-19 outbreaks keep plaguing Australia
CNA

Australia's state of Queensland recorded one locally acquired coronavirus infection on Sunday, the latest ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:21:03 +0800

UN office says Sri Lanka ship fire causes significant damage

UN office says Sri Lanka ship fire causes significant damage
ABC News

The U.N. representative in Sri Lanka says the sinking of a container ship that ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 01:08:01 -0400

Emory University School of Medicine formally apologizes after rejecting an applicant for his race

Emory University School of Medicine formally apologizes after rejecting an applicant for his race
CNN

More than 60 years ago, Marion Gerald Hood was rejected from a medical school ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 05:03:06 GMT

Five construction workers die in Belgium school collapse

Five construction workers die in Belgium school collapse
The Guardian

Nine other people were injured when the Antwerp school, which was still under construction, ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 05:00:32 GMT

Coronavirus pandemic in Thailand leaves Bangkok restaurants in turmoil

Coronavirus pandemic in Thailand leaves Bangkok restaurants in turmoil
South China Morning Post

Bangkok’s celebrated food scene is in turmoil as the kingdom struggles to control the ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 13:00:00 +0800

Dubai airport terminal 1 to reopen this week, says operator

Dubai airport terminal 1 to reopen this week, says operator
CNA

Dubai's state airport operator on Sunday said it would reopen Terminal 1 at Dubai ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 12:56:33 +0800

Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s largest business chamber urges public to get vaccinated, cites HK$600 billion in losses and warns of further toll on economy amid closed borders

Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s largest business chamber urges public to get vaccinated, cites HK$600 billion in losses and warns of further toll on economy amid closed borders
South China Morning Post

Hong Kong’s largest business chamber has urged the public to get vaccinated against Covid-19, ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 12:41:19 +0800

Covid travel restrictions: where you can and can’t travel within Australia

Covid travel restrictions: where you can and can’t travel within Australia
The Guardian

Planning an interstate trip during the school holidays or a weekend away? Check our ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 04:35:40 GMT

Five dead after housing block collapses in central China

Five dead after housing block collapses in central China
South China Morning Post

Five people have died after a residential building collapsed in the central China province ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 12:32:44 +0800

Armenia votes in election triggered by war defeat

Armenia votes in election triggered by war defeat
ABC News

Armenians are voting in a national election after months of tensions over last year’s ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 00:26:10 -0400

One person killed after a truck hit pedestrians at a Pride parade

One person killed after a truck hit pedestrians at a Pride parade
CNN

Two pedestrians at a Pride parade near Miami on Saturday were hit by a ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 04:23:39 GMT

‘Forces for good will prevail’: Joy in Taiwan as US sends 2.5m Covid vaccine doses

‘Forces for good will prevail’: Joy in Taiwan as US sends 2.5m Covid vaccine doses
The Guardian

The US donation has more than doubled Taiwan’s available vaccine stocks as it battles ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 04:23:08 GMT

Hong Kong SPCA marks 100 years of rescuing animals and promoting their welfare in a city that doesn’t do enough to protect them

Hong Kong SPCA marks 100 years of rescuing animals and promoting their welfare in a city that doesn’t do enough to protect them
South China Morning Post

Jacqueline Kwan walks into the Kowloon branch of the Society for the Prevention of ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 12:15:00 +0800

Biden's partisan opponents hold potent weapons and a relentless determination to see him fail

Biden's partisan opponents hold potent weapons and a relentless determination to see him fail
CNN

With confidence and elan, President Joe Biden rallied allies abroad last week around the ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 04:04:55 GMT

Why India Is Dealing With a Deadly 'Black Fungus' Epidemic

Why India Is Dealing With a Deadly 'Black Fungus' Epidemic
The New York Times

The deadly disease has sickened former coronavirus patients across the country. Doctors believe that ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 04:03:23 +0000

Iran’s System Keeps Its Grip, Despite the Chaos (or Because of It)

Iran’s System Keeps Its Grip, Despite the Chaos (or Because of It)
The New York Times

Governments rooted in revolution like Tehran’s have proved to be among the world’s most ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 04:02:46 +0000

Regional Elections in France Will Test the Far Right’s Appeal

Regional Elections in France Will Test the Far Right’s Appeal
The New York Times

Voting on Sunday will set the stage for next year’s presidential race and may ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 04:02:06 +0000

He pledged unity. But now PM hopes to tighten grip on war-torn Ethiopia

He pledged unity. But now PM hopes to tighten grip on war-torn Ethiopia
The Guardian

Elections this week could give PM even greater power, despite a regional conflict and ...

  • Sun, 20 Jun 2021 04:00:13 GMT

US sending Taiwan 2.5 million vaccine doses, tripling pledge

US sending Taiwan 2.5 million vaccine doses, tripling pledge
ABC News

A plane with 2.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is heading to ...

  • Sat, 19 Jun 2021 23:56:42 -0400