Last Update 21:28
Monday, 21 September 2020
Yoshihide Suga, the new leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, was chosen as Japan's new prime minister to succeed Shinzo Abe in an extraordinary parliamentary session on Wednesday.
France registered 10,593 new confirmed coronavirus cases pushing the cumulative number to 415,481 cases
WHO's European director warned national governments against reducing COVID-19 quarantine period, saying that ``even a slight reduction in the length of the quarantine'' could have a significant effect on the spread of the virus
Romania's received their first shipment of US Patriot surface-to-air missiles as well as recent purchases of F-16 fighter jets
The WHO's regional director for Europe Hans Kluge said a September surge -- Europe set a new record last week, with some 54,000 cases recorded in 24 hours -- 'should serve as a wake-up call for all of us'
Lukashenko didn't provide evidence to back his claim that the U.S. had any involvement in the demonstrations
Now, the Republican president and his Democratic opponent in the Nov. 3 election, Joe Biden, want to convince Americans they can get the economy back on track
PM Johnson's move to break parts of the EU divorce deal relating to Northern Ireland has triggered fears it could undermine the 1998 Good Friday peace accord
The wildfires racing across tinder-dry landscape in California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington are extraordinary, but the long reach of their smoke isn't unprecedented
'The operation began with many officers in white body suits, things are calm and migrants are slowly streaming into the new camp,' a Reuters witness said
At the current rate of infection, India is expected within weeks to surpass the 6.6 million reported cases in the United States, currently the country with the most reported infections
More than 2 feet of rain (61 centimeters) was recorded near Naval Air Station Pensacola, and nearly 3 feet (1 meter) of water covered streets in downtown Pensacola, the National Weather Service reported.
UK recorded 3,991 new positive cases of COVId-19 on Wednesday with the total number of daily cases at its highest level since May 8.
Barbados will take the next logical step by November next year toward removing Queen Elizabeth II as head of state as the Caribbean island nation seeks to become a republic with full sovereignty
The global economy is expected to rebound and grow by 5% next year, the organization said
'They will be made permanent, we're working on that,' Mayor Anne Hidalgo told Europe 1 radio
Facebook declined to comment but pointed to recent announcements about what it's doing to limit the reach on its platform of groups that support violence and its efforts to protect the US election in November
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