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Human rights campaigners urge action over ‘widespread xenophobic violence’ in South Africa

Tuesday  10:05,   29 september 2020

A year and a half since the South African government adopted an action plan to combat xenophobia, African and Asian foreigners in the country are still suffering routine harassment and abuse, according to Human Rights Watch.... >>>

Rights group Amnesty halts India operations, says facing crackdown

Tuesday  10:05,   29 september 2020

Rights group Amnesty halts India operations, says facing crackdownNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Human rights group Amnesty International stopped its work in India on Tuesday saying the government had frozen its bank accounts in the latest action against it... >>>

Thailand's 'rule breaker' school uniforms challenge tradition

Tuesday  05:29,   29 september 2020

Thailand's 'rule breaker' school uniforms challenge traditionBANGKOK (Reuters) - In Thai classrooms, showing a rebellious or creative streak through what you wear is... >>>

Duterte Blasts Facebook After Military, Police Pages Taken Down

Tuesday  05:28,   29 september 2020

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte criticized Facebook Inc. for taking down accounts supposedly linked to the military and police, and questioned if it should continue operations in one of its biggest markets in Asia. © Photographer: Pool/Getty... >>>

Global coronavirus deaths surpass one million - Reuters tally

Tuesday  05:28,   29 september 2020

Global coronavirus deaths surpass one million - Reuters tally(Reuters) - More than 1 million people have died of COVID-19 around the world as of Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, with the pace of fatalities picking up as infections again surge... >>>

Burkina Faso: presidential candidates protest against "discriminatory" conditions

Tuesday  05:26,   29 september 2020

© AHMED OUOBA / AFP Polling station, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, during the ballot for municipal elections, May 22, 2015. C he left for the submission of candidatures for the presidential election on November 22. The declared candidates have... >>>

Libya: the untraceable successor of Salamé as UN special envoy

Tuesday  05:25,   29 september 2020

© REUTERS / Denis Balibouse The former UN special envoy for Libya, Ghassan Salamé, in Geneva on February 6, 2020. For seven months, Libya has been awaiting the appointment by the United Nations of a new special envoy to succeed Ghassan Salamé and... >>>

COVID-19 death toll hits 1 million amid fears of renewed outbreaks

Tuesday  04:40,   29 september 2020

The global COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1 million, one measurement of a scourge that has ravaged lives and economies and evoked an era of plagues.But Imang Maulana endures in his daily engagement with the red clay of Pondok Ranggon Cemetery in... >>>

Colombia extends selective quarantine until end of October

Tuesday  04:20,   29 september 2020

Colombia extends selective quarantine until end of OctoberThe Andean country began more than five months of lockdown in March. It entered a much-looser "selective" quarantine phase - allowing dining at restaurants and international flights - at the... >>>

Trump Warns of More Cases; States Get Rapid Tests: Virus Update

Tuesday  03:20,   29 september 2020

President Donald Trump told Americans to expect more coronavirus cases in the weeks ahead as the U.S. deploys millions of rapid tests to states. Warning signs are emerging that the country faces more deaths and serious illnesses as winter... >>>

Rebel Tories Expect Compromise Amid Anger Over U.K. Virus Powers

Tuesday  03:20,   29 september 2020

Conservative Party rebels signaled a compromise plan has been drawn up with the government to avoid a rebellion over Boris Johnson’s coronavirus powers. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Rebels in Nagorno-Karabakh announce the death of 26 more fighters

Tuesday  03:15,   29 september 2020

© Handout According to the insurgents supported by Armenia, 26 more rebel fighters were killed in the fighting in the conflict region Nagorno-Karabakh in the South Caucasus. According to the insurgents supported by Armenia, 26 further rebel... >>>

Fears grow of war between Armenia and Azerbaijan as fighting continues for second day

Tuesday  02:35,   29 september 2020

Azerbaijan and Armenia are reporting more casualties as the violent flare-up between the two Caucus nations continued for a second day. © Provided by Washington Examiner On Monday, forces tied to the two countries reportedly exchanged rocket and... >>>

U.S., Belgium strike 'preclearance' deal for U.S.-bound air passengers in Brussels

Tuesday  01:40,   29 september 2020

U.S., Belgium strike 'preclearance' deal for U.S.-bound air passengers in BrusselsWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Belgium said on Monday they had reached an agreement that will allow U.S.-bound passengers from Brussels to... >>>

Water shortages make pandemic hygiene tough in Mexico City

Tuesday  01:16,   29 september 2020

Mexico's capital city teems with skyscrapers in wealthy neighborhoods like Reforma, a testament to the wealth that exists here. © CNN On a clear day you can see them from the San Gregorio neighborhood, just 15 miles away as the crow flies.... >>>