BELARUS: LUKASHENKO WINS ELECTION MARRED BY PROTESTS

Preliminary results give Belarusian leader a sixth term, while rights group reports one protester killed, 200 detained.

UN: COVID-19 'GRAVE THREAT' TO THE WORLD'S INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

Indigenous people around the world live in remote areas without adequate health facilities, clean water, sanitation.

 
 
 

THAI ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTERS EYE MORE RALLIES AGAINST PRAYUTH

Prime Minister faces pressure to call for new elections and implement constitutional reforms as demonstrations return.

IN PICTURES: DAMAGED HOMES, SHATTERED DREAMS IN BEIRUT

More than a quarter of a million people in Beirut were left with homes unfit to live in after the massive explosion.

 
 
 

MAURITANIA'S PRESIDENT APPOINTS A NEW GOVERNMENT

Move comes after former ministers appeared in a controversial report on the financial dealings of ex-leader.

'STRONG SUPPORT': SENIOR US OFFICIAL MEETS TAIWAN'S TSAI ING-WEN

Health secretary Alex Azar pledges US support for island democracy as China condemns visit and threatens retaliation.

 
 
 

INDIA: DEATH TOLL IN KERALA TEA PLANTATION LANDSLIDE RISES

Officials in Idduki district say nearly two dozen still missing as search and rescue efforts hampered by heavy rain.

BEIRUT POLICE FIRE TEAR GAS AS PROTESTERS REGROUP: LIVE UPDATES

US President Donald Trump announces 'substantial' aid; IMF vows to redouble efforts but also demands economic reforms.

 
 
 

HONG KONG MEDIA TYCOON ARRESTED UNDER SECURITY LAW

Jimmy Lai accused of 'colluding with foreign powers' in most high-profile arrest yet under new security law.

EGYPT EXTENDS DETENTION OF AL JAZEERA JOURNALIST MAHMOUD HUSSEIN

Egyptian national has been held for more than 1,300 days despite repeated calls for an end to his 'arbitrary detention'.

 
 
 

MAURITIUS PM WARNS DAMAGED SHIP LEAKING OIL COULD SPLIT

Pravind Jugnauth says response crews bracing for the worst as nation battles an unprecedented environmental emergency.

FLASH FLOODS ON GREEK ISLAND KILL SEVEN INCLUDING BABY

Rescuers searching for missing person as dozens are evacuated after storms devastate central island of Evia.

 
 
 

LUKASHENKO SET FOR LANDSLIDE WIN IN BELARUS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Official exit poll gives strongman 79.7 percent of vote, with main challenger Svetlana Tikhanovskaya at 6.8 percent.

ISIL WILL BOUNCE BACK IF LIBYA CIVIL WAR DOESN'T END, STUDY WARNS

US-based researcher says the armed group is 'regrouping' and remains a 'persistent' threat in the oil-rich nation.

 
 
 

GUNMEN 'KILL 8' IN NIGER'S KOURE, INCLUDING SIX FRENCH NATIONALS

No claim of responsibility for reported attack near Koure, where last herd of so-called West African giraffes is found.

IN DARFUR, CIVILIANS PAY PRICE IN NEW WAVE OF DEADLY VIOLENCE

Civilians in conflict-hit Sudanese region face attacks and arrests even after removal of ex-President Omar al-Bashir.

 
 
 

US, THE WORLD'S HARDEST-HIT COUNTRY, REACHES 5M CORONAVIRUS CASES

The confirmed death toll from COVID-19 in the US stands at 162,455, also the biggest globally.

THAILAND PROTESTS HEAT UP AS ECONOMY WORSENS AMID PANDEMIC

Protesters in Thailand say the arrest of two leaders will not stop their campaign to force the government out.

 
 
 

US HEALTH SECRETARY'S TAIWAN VISIT ANGERS CHINA

Beijing warns US President Trump that the visit threatens peace and stability in the region.

A WHITE MAJORITY FOR TRUMP AND A BLACK VP FOR BIDEN

Why are white male voters sticking to Trump and why is Biden likely to choose a Black woman as his running mate?

 
 
 



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