AP PHOTOS: Confined Moroccans find new ways to…

Instead of mass prayers and family gatherings, millions of Moroccan Muslims celebrated Eid Al-Fitr indoors because of their country’s newly extended coronavirus lockdown

US Travel Ban Hurts Bolsonaro Further as Toll…

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Brazil has quadrupled this month, to 363,000, making it No. 2 in the world. The nation's COVID-19 death toll neared 23,000 on Monday. President Jair Bolsonaro has had to answer for a travel ban on noncitizens arriving from Brazil this weekend...

Police Fire Tear Gas On Hong Kong Protesters

Thousands of people protested in Hong Kong Sunday against the Chinese government's plan to impose a national security law on the city.

Hong Kong leader says security law not a threat…

Hong Kong’s leader says national security legislation proposed by China’s legislature will not threaten the semi-autonomous territory’s civil rights, despite widespread criticism of the move as an encroachment on freedom of speech and assembly

5.9 Quake Hits During Interview, Ardern Carries on

If starting your Monday off giving an interview in the middle of a pandemic seemed too easy for Jacinda Ardern, fate decided to throw in a little natural disaster: As Mashable reports, the New Zealand PM was speaking live from the parliament building in Wellington when a 5.9-magnitude earthquake...

Japanese Prime Minister Lifts The Rest Of His…

Prime Minister Abe Shinzo previously placed the country under that emergency order back in mid-April.

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The Latest: Kremlin spokesman with virus home…

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has resumed his duties after treatment for the coronavirus in a Moscow hospital

Boris Johnson Stands by Lockdown Scofflaw

Faced with near-universal calls for the ouster of a top aide who flouted his own lockdown, Boris Johnson stood solidly with Dominic Cummings on Sunday, in what the New York Times calls a "blustery performance." "He followed the instincts of every father and every parent, and I do not mark...

Trial Begins For Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

The prime minister is facing several corruption charges including taking bribes and fraud. Netanyahu denies these charges.

Stanley Ho, who built Macao's gambling industry…

Casino tycoon Stanley Ho, whose business empire dominated the Portuguese gambling enclave of Macao for decades, has died at age 98

Netanyahu: This Case Is 'Fabricated'

Israel's prime minister arrived in a Jerusalem court Sunday and denounced the corruption case against him—along with officials, journalists, and police he claims fabricated the evidence, the Times of Israel reports. "Elements in the police and State Attorney’s Office banded together with left-wing journalists ... to fabricate baseless cases against...

Taliban, Afghanistan Agree To Rare Cease-Fire For…

The 3-day pause in fighting comes amid promises to release Taliban prisoners.

Lebanon's migrant workers' plight worsens as…

The lives of tens of thousands of migrant workers in Lebanon have only gotten worse as an unprecedented economic crisis and global health scare took hold of this Mediterranean country

Allies Leave Johnson on Aide Who Broke Lockdown…

One day after top government leaders backed the aide to Boris Johnson who violated pandemic lockdown rules, support in Parliament lessened. Dominic Cummings has conceded that he, with his wife and son, drove to his parents' house, 260 miles from London, in April. "He has at the very least not...

Kim Jong-Un Discusses 'Nuclear War Deterrence…

Kim reportedly discussed bolstering the country's army to combat "threatening foreign forces."

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Asia Today: Philippines trying to ease quarantine…

About 24,000 Filipinos who lost their jobs abroad are being transported by land, sea or air to their provincial homes

North Korea Has a New Kim Jong Un Revelation

North Korea's official newspaper is reporting that Kim Jong Un can't actually bend space and time. As the regime's Rodong Sinmun newspaper revealed this week: "In realistic terms, a person cannot suddenly disappear and reappear by folding space." A South Korean official told Yonhap News the development was "noteworthy" and...

At Least 97 People Killed In Pakistan…

An airline spokesperson told CNN the Airbus A320 was traveling from Lahore to Karachi when it disappeared from radar.

Gucci, Saint Laurent seek radical redo of fashion…

Gucci and Saint Laurent are two of the highest profile luxury fashion houses to announce they will leave the fashion calendar behind, with its relentless four-times-a-year rhythm

At Least 2 Somehow Survived Jet Crash

There's a lot we don't know about Friday's crash of a Pakistani passenger jet into a Karachi neighborhood, including the number of casualties. But one number was resonating in the aftermath of the tragedy: two. That would be the number of passengers so far known to have survived when the...

China Introduces Hong Kong Security Bill At…

The legislation would strengthen "enforcement mechanisms" to prevent and stop all activity in Hong Kong aimed at overturning the Chinese government.

Turkey records 29 deaths, 987 new COVID-19 cases

Turkey’s health minister announced 29 new deaths from COVID-19, bringing the death toll to 4,369

Khashoggi's Fiancee Rejects Sons' Decision on…

Jamal Khashoggi's former fiancee is no fan of his sons' decision to forgive the five Saudi agents convicted of the journalist's 2018 murder in Istanbul. "His ambush and heinous murder does not have a statue of limitations and no one has the right to pardon his killers," Hatice Cengiz tweeted...

New Zealand Prime Minister Suggests Possibility…

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern brought up the idea as a potential way to promote domestic tourism in the country.

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Israeli leader vows to push ahead with annexing…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to annex parts of the occupied West Bank in the coming months, vowing to move ahead with the explosive plan despite a growing chorus of condemnations by key allies

Trump Is Scrapping Treaty With Russia on…

The US is pulling out of another international arms control treaty after accusing the Russians of cheating. This one is called the Open Skies Treaty, and it allows participating nations to conduct unarmed surveillance flights over each other's territory, reports the AP . It was first proposed by Dwight Eisenhower in...

At Least 12 Killed As Cyclone Amphan Hits India…

Cyclone Amphan made landfall along India's coastline on Wednesday, killing at least a dozen people and destroying thousands of homes.