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British ministers prepare for social lockdown in northern Britain, London: The Times

Monday  02:10,   28 september 2020

British ministers prepare for social lockdown in northern Britain, London: The TimesUnder the new lockdown measures being considered, all pubs, restaurants and bars would be ordered to shut for two weeks initially, the report... >>>

Myanmar reports 1,000 coronavirus cases in one day in record rise

Monday  01:20,   28 september 2020

Myanmar reports 1,000 coronavirus cases in one day in record riseThe Southeast Asian nation has now recorded 8,344 total cases, more than double the number in neighbouring Thailand, which has a bigger... >>>

Vietnam police seize 345,000 used condoms that were sold as new

Monday  01:20,   28 september 2020

Police in Vietnam have confiscated an estimated 345,000 used condoms which had been cleaned and resold as new, state media reported. © VTV/AP The used condoms were seized in a warehouse located in the Binh Duong province in Vietnam. Footage... >>>

Decision in Breonna Taylor case sparks new protests

Monday  01:15,   28 september 2020

Global eyes are on renewed racial justice protests in the US, with demonstrations again erupting in several cities around the country in response to Wednesday’s announced decision not to charge Kentucky police officers for the shooting death of... >>>

Azerbaijan, Armenia declare martial law after clashes kill at least 16 military members

Monday  01:15,   28 september 2020

Azerbaijan and Armenia both declared martial law early Sunday after clashes killed at least 16 military members and several civilians.The two countries, both former Soviet republics, experienced their heaviest clash since 2016 on Sunday over... >>>

Ethiopia: 2,000 charged over violence sparked by pop star's death

Monday  01:11,   28 september 2020

Around 2,000 people are facing charges over violence that erupted in Ethiopia after the June killing of a pop star from the Oromo ethnic group, the attorney general said Thursday, while denying that investigations were politically motivated. The... >>>

Belarus faces imminent sanctions as pressure mounts on Lukashenko

Monday  01:11,   28 september 2020

Belarus faces imminent sanctions as pressure mounts on LukashenkoWASHINGTON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United States, Britain and Canada may impose sanctions on Belarus as early as Friday, four sources told Reuters, and the European Union told... >>>

Down but not out, Haftar still looms over Libya peace process

Monday  01:11,   28 september 2020

Down but not out, Haftar still looms over Libya peace processCAIRO (Reuters) - His assault on Libya's capital has collapsed. Foreign powers have tried to sideline him. But military commander Khalifa Haftar still sits astride oil terminals, with... >>>

Local elections North Rhine-Westphalia: But not so powerful

Monday  01:05,   28 september 2020

The second round of local elections in North Rhine-Westphalia shows: The SPD is alive, the Greens are creating something historic. Armin Laschet's CDU, on the other hand, had believed many more. © Peter Steffen / dpa For North Rhine-Westphalia's... >>>

First virus death in Greek migrant camp

Monday  00:10,   28 september 2020

Greek officials on Sunday announced the first coronavirus death in a migrant camp near Athens, as refugee groups stepped up criticism of the containment policy of the Greek government and Europe. Greek authorities on Sunday announced 218 new... >>>

Peru: six months before the presidential election, Keiko Fujimori returns to politics

Monday  00:10,   28 september 2020

© REUTERS / Guadalupe Pardo Keiko Fujimori and her husband Mark Vito, on November 29, 2019 in Lima. In Peru, Keiko Fujimori returns to politics. Released from prison in May after three months of pre-trial detention and under house arrest as part of >>>

Armenia and Azerbaijan on the brink of war

Monday  00:05,   28 september 2020

As Moscow acts as arbiter in the region, Russian President Vladimir Putin called for an end to the clashes in Nagorno-Karabath, the worst in this area disputed since 2016. There are twenty-three dead. © Defense Ministry of Armenia / Handout via... >>>

France's centre right keeps control of Senate in election

Sunday  23:40,   27 september 2020

France's centre right keeps control of Senate in electionPartial results also showed France's green party making gains, with leaders of the Europe Ecology - The Greens saying they expected to be able to form a group, handing the party a little... >>>

Amy Coney Barrett: Supreme Court battles symbolize an age when political opponents are also sworn ideological enemies

Sunday  23:40,   27 september 2020

The days of relative anonymity are over for President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court.Her every public statement, personal financial decision, college-era escapade, academic opinion, religious belief, political comment and judicial... >>>

Boy Suspected of Contracting Bubonic Plague in China

Sunday  23:20,   27 september 2020

A three-year-old boy in China’s southwest Yunnan Province is suspected to have the bubonic plague, according to the Global Times. The case is the only one detected so far, the paper reported, citing local officials in Menghai county. The infection... >>>