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News : World

Turkey may resume talks with Greece, warns against EU sanctions

Sunday  16:21,   20 september 2020

Turkey may resume talks with Greece, warns against EU sanctionsThe NATO members and neighbours have been locked in a bitter dispute over the extent of their continental shelves in the eastern Mediterranean. Tensions flared last month when Turkey... >>>

Belarus police detain at least 10 protesters in Minsk - TASS

Sunday  16:20,   20 september 2020

Belarus police detain at least 10 protesters in Minsk - TASSPeople were gathering for a rally in Minsk and other cities, calling for veteran leader Alexander Lukashenko to step... >>>

Italian virus survivor tells German leader: Germany saved me

Sunday  15:35,   20 september 2020

MILAN (AP) — An Italian coronavirus survivor from Bergamo warmly thanked Germany’s visiting president on Thursday for lifesaving treatment he received in the eastern Germany city of Leipzig. Frank-Walter Steinmeier met medical personnel who treated... >>>

How Navalny hotel evidence adds to case against Kremlin

Sunday  15:35,   20 september 2020

New evidence indicates that Vladimir Putin was responsible for the recent Novichok nerve agent poisoning of investigative journalist and human rights activist, Alexey Navalny. © Provided by Washington Examiner According to a German laboratory,... >>>

Italians vote in regional elections, referendum in test for coalition

Sunday  14:41,   20 september 2020

Italians vote in regional elections, referendum in test for coalitionROME (Reuters) - Italians began voting on Sunday in a raft of local ballots and a referendum, with the ruling coalition under pressure in its first electoral test since the... >>>

Exclusive: Brazil's Lula says he will back anyone who can take on Bolsonaro

Sunday  14:41,   20 september 2020

Exclusive: Brazil's Lula says he will back anyone who can take on BolsonaroBRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's former leftist President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, barred from elected office due to corruption convictions, said he is open to backing any >>>

China Says TikTok Parent Company ByteDance Said It Had Only Learned About Trump Deal in the News

Sunday  14:06,   20 september 2020

The president has said he has agreed to a deal to allow the social media platform to continue operating in the United States.President Donald Trump said Saturday he supported "in concept" an arrangement which would see TikTok move to be owned by a... >>>

UK's Labour begins virtual bid to regain support

Sunday  14:06,   20 september 2020

UK opposition leader Keir Starmer launched a digital edition of his Labour party's annual conference Sunday, promising to move on from years of bitter ideological infighting and stinging electoral failure. The three-day "Labour Connected" event, >>>

Three dead after rare Mediterranean storm batters Greece

Sunday  14:02,   20 september 2020

Three dead after rare Mediterranean storm batters GreeceIanos uprooted trees and caused power cuts on the Ionian islands and the western Peloponnese. It swept through central Greece on Saturday, hitting the cities of Karditsa and Farsala before it... >>>

Thai Activists Call for Strike After Thousands Protest Monarchy

Sunday  13:25,   20 september 2020

Thailand’s anti-government protesters, emboldened by their biggest demonstration since the 2014 military coup on Saturday, called for a general strike next month as the movement challenges long-held taboos including questioning the monarchy’s... >>>

Historian: I watched 'Mulan' so you don't have to (opinion)

Sunday  13:06,   20 september 2020

Kelly Hammond, a historian of China and East Asia, explains why she found Disney's live-action film 'Mulan' to be a 'boring, drab and inaccurate mess.'With the new live-action version of "Mulan," Disney missed the mark with... >>>

U.K. Faces ‘Tipping Point’ in Battle to Stop Spread of Virus

Sunday  12:45,   20 september 2020

(Bloomberg) -- U.K. Health Secretary Matt Hancock warned that national restrictions could be reimposed unless the recent spike in coronavirus infections is brought under control. Speaking on Sky TV’s “Sophy Ridge on Sunday,” Hancock said the U.K. is >>>

Relatives of 12 Hong Kong people arrested by China demand access for own lawyers

Sunday  12:41,   20 september 2020

Relatives of 12 Hong Kong people arrested by China demand access for own lawyersThe 12 were arrested on Aug. 23 for illegal entry into mainland Chinese waters after setting off from Hong Kong in a boat bound for self-ruled... >>>

U.S. Says UN Sanctions on Iran Back as Allies, Rivals Object

Sunday  12:41,   20 september 2020

The U.S. said international sanctions on Iran are automatically “snapping back” in a move that most nations say the Trump administration doesn’t have the authority to demand since quitting a 2015 nuclear deal two years ago. © Bloomberg A pedestrian... >>>

Canada survey shows how COVID-19 intensified existing inequities

Sunday  12:16,   20 september 2020

Canada survey shows how COVID-19 intensified existing inequitiesTORONTO (Reuters) - More than a quarter of Canadians from diverse ethnic groups reported experiencing discrimination during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an official survey... >>>