ISRAEL APPROVES LAW TO CURB PROTESTS DURING VIRUS LOCKDOWN

Israel's parliament has passed a law that would allow the government to curtail public protests during the country's nationwide virus...

7 PARTIES AGREE ON BELGIAN COALITION GOVERNMENT

Almost 500 days after Belgian parliamentary elections, seven parties from both sides of the linguistic aisle have agreed on forming...

 
 
 

EARTHQUAKE OFF TAIWAN'S EAST COAST SHAKES TAIPEI

An earthquake struck off the coast of Taiwan on Wednesday, swaying buildings in Taipei, the capital city

AS VIRUS CURBS NEPAL'S FESTIVALS, DEVOTEES FEAR GODS' ANGER

The revered living goddess is not leaving her temple this year

 
 
 

SURVEY: CHINA'S FACTORY, EXPORT ACTIVITY GAIN IN SEPTEMBER

A survey shows China's factory activity accelerated in September, adding to a gradual recovery from the coronavirus pandemic

BELARUS PULLS POPULAR NEWS SITE'S CREDENTIALS AMID PROTESTS

Belarusian authorities say an independent media outlet that has extensively covered over seven weeks of protests against the country's...

 
 
 

NEGOTIATORS HUNKER DOWN AS BREXIT TALKS HIT FINAL WEEKS

European Union and British negotiators hunkered have down to find compromises on topics from fishing rights to state rules in a belated...

KUWAIT'S CABINET SAYS OIL-RICH NATION'S CROWN PRINCE, SHEIKH NAWAF AL AHMAD AL SABAH, HAS BEEN SWORN IN AS RULING EMIR

 
 
 

US 'OUTRAGED' BY ROCKET ATTACK THAT KILLED WOMEN, CHILDREN

The U.S. State Department has condemned a rocket attack that killed Iraqi civilians and called on the government to take action amid...

UKRAINE MARKS 79TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BABI YAR MASSACRE

Ukraine is marking the 79th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, one of the most infamous mass slaughters of World War II

 
 
 

KOSOVO WAR VETERAN SAYS HE REJECTS COURT'S JURISDICTION

The deputy head of an association of Kosovo war veterans who was arrested last week on suspicion of offenses including intimidating...

GREEK AUTHORITIES EASING CONGESTION AT ISLAND MIGRANT CAMPS

Greek authorities are moving nearly 1,000 refugees from eastern Aegean islands to the mainland as part of efforts to improve conditions...

 
 
 

GREECE: CRUISE HALTED FOR COVID TESTS, LATEST ARE NEGATIVE

Health inspectors in Greece are carrying out additional tests for COVID-19 on crew members of a cruise ship with more than 1,500 people...

KUWAIT STATE TELEVISION SAYS ITS 91-YEAR-OLD RULER, SHEIKH SABAH AL AHMAD AL SABAH, HAS DIED

 
 
 

VATICAN DEFENDS CHINA BISHOP NEGOTIATIONS ON EVE OF US VISIT

The Vatican has answered critics and justified its pursuit of an extended agreement with China on bishop nominations

KUWAIT TV CHANNELS BEGIN AIRING QURANIC PRAYERS AS EMIR ILL

Television channels in Kuwait have cut into their daily programming to broadcast Quranic verses amid concerns about the country's 91-year-old...

 
 
 

BOTSWANA EXTENDS EMERGENCY MEASURES TO COMBAT VIRUS

Botswana has extended its state of emergency for a further six months to combat the spread of COVID-19

EU DEFENDS COMMISSIONER WHO CRITICIZED HUNGARIAN GOVERNMENT

European Union officials and Germany came to the defense of EU Commissioner Vera Jourova after Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban...

 
 
 

CAMBODIAN MAN ARRESTED WITH ALMOST 300 CENTURIES-OLD JARS

A man in Cambodia has been arrested for possessing almost 300 centuries-old earthenware jars that he is believed to have salvaged from...

NEW JAPANESE PM SUGA URGES PUTIN TO RESOLVE ISLAND DISPUTE

Newly elected Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that he wants to settle their territorial...

 
 
 



'I Am Woman' singer Helen Reddy, '70s hitmaker, dies at 78

'I Am Woman' singer Helen Reddy, '70s hitmaker, dies at 78

Helen Reddy, who shot to stardom in the 1970s with her rousing feminist anthem “I Am Woman” and recorded a string of other hits, has died. Read more ...

Local analyst weighs in on importance of first presidential debate

Local analyst weighs in on importance of first presidential debate

The states are high Tuesday night with both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden trying to win over undecided voters and secure their support base. Read more ...

Biden tells Trump to 'shut up, man' after 20 minutes of constant bickering...

Biden tells Trump to 'shut up, man' after 20 minutes of constant bickering in the first presidential debate

Summary List Placement After getting cut off by President Donald Trump repeatedly over the first 20 minutes of Monday night's debate, Democratic nominee Joe Biden finally had... Read more ...

Disney to lay off around 28,000 workers at its parks in California and...

Disney to lay off around 28,000 workers at its parks in California and Florida due to pandemic

The affected workers range from salaried employees to nonunion hourly workers. Read more ...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes announces he's going to be a dad

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes announces he's going to be a dad

The Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback shared this image of him and his fiancée, Brittany Matthews, holding a sonogram Tuesday afternoon on Instagram. Read more ...

Trump tells Proud Boys to 'stand by' after being asked to condemn white...

Trump tells Proud Boys to 'stand by' after being asked to condemn white supremacists in presidential debate

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump hesitated when asked to condemn white supremacists during the first presidential debate on Tuesday evening. During a segment... Read more ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg laid to rest in private ceremony at Arlington National...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg laid to rest in private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was buried Tuesday in a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, next to her husband and several other Supreme Court justices. Ginsburg, who died on... Read more ...

Biden releases tax returns before debate, amid furor over Trump's

Biden releases tax returns before debate, amid furor over Trump's

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden today released his 2019 tax return, showing he paid nearly $300,000 in federal taxes, just hours before a presidential debate... Read more ...

Trump, Biden battle over filling RBG seat during first presidential debate

Trump, Biden battle over filling RBG seat during first presidential debate

CLEVELAND, Ohio - President Trump defended his decision to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Bader Ginsburg during Tuesday night's first presidential debate... Read more ...

Here are the biggest moments from the chaotic first Trump-Biden debate

Here are the biggest moments from the chaotic first Trump-Biden debate

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden went head-to-head in a chaotic first debate Tuesday night. The night was dominated by yelling... Read more ...