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Both New Delhi and Beijing have signaled a lack of interest in Donald Trump involving himself in their affairs, after the US president suggested he could help resolve a territorial dispute...
Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has said random checks for the Covid-19 virus will be carried out at the country’s borders and holiday destinations as it prepares to reopen to visitors...
The son of a Covid-19 victim in Scotland has told RT how the government and senior staff failed to protect the residents at nursing homes hit by the deadly virus. Authorities...
Twitter has claimed Donald Trump violated its rules by vowing a tough response to rioting in Minnesota. The social media platform flagged the tweet, saying it “glorified violence.” ...
Conservative firebrand Candace Owens has started a feud with Open Society Foundations, after accusing the George Soros-funded NGO of fueling the ongoing riots in Minneapolis. Owens speculated that...
The field of space law is in flux. While it rests on treaties drafted during the Cold War, new technology has opened a pandora’s box of new considerations as space travel,...
Carrying hundreds of barrels of much-needed gasoline, an Iran-flagged vessel crossed into Venezuelan waters, the South American country’s Navy confirmed. It comes days after other Iranian tankers moored at Venezuela’s ports. ...
The US government-funded Voice of America’s Persian news service must “do a better job” with its anti-Iran news coverage or it risks being shut down, US Special Representative for Iran Brian...
Multiple shots were fired just outside the Colorado State Capitol in Denver, where scores of people expressed their outrage over the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of...
A turbulent rally in Louisville quickly escalated into chaos, with several people injured by gunfire that rang out when protesters began to violently shake a police vehicle. Shots...
International carriers which have been suffering massive losses due to the coronavirus crisis are massively cutting their workforce, leaving thousands without jobs. More cuts could come as the prospects for a...
A police headquarters in Minneapolis is engulfed in flames after protesters breached the building and set it ablaze amid riots over a recent police killing. Officers fled the scene, having lost...
US President Donald Trump has vowed decisive action to quell unrest in Minneapolis, sparked by the police killing of an unarmed black man, threatening to get the military involved if the...
Demonstrators have broken into a Minneapolis police headquarters, setting fires and destroying everything in sight amid unrest unleashed by the killing of a local black man at the hands of law...
Netizens have savaged a bizarre video shared by pop star Madonna, showing her son perform a lively dance routine to stomp out racism in “tribute” to George Floyd – with many...
Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez targeted Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg for disagreeing with Twitter fact-checking Donald Trump, saying social media platforms are not “the arbiter of truth.” House Speaker...
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has called in National Guard units after law enforcement failed to “provide safety” in Minneapolis as furious protests over the police killing of George Floyd erupted into...
Light rail and bus transport in Minneapolis and St. Paul has been ordered to shut down as looting and riots following the death of a black man in police custody headed...
US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at the major social media platforms, denouncing the tech behemoths as “tantamount to a monopoly.” The order may alter Section 230,...
Venezuela has reached a deal with the United Nations to use its gold – frozen by the Bank of England – to fund necessary food and medical purchases during the Covid-19...
International tourism is likely to shrink as much as 70 percent this year, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has predicted. That will make it the biggest fall in tourism...
Sex workers are set to return from Covid-19 lockdown earlier than contact sports in Switzerland as minsters cite the “concept of protection” of protected sex better suited to prevent the spread...
The head of Russia’s Udmurt Republic Alexander Brechalov has contracted the coronavirus, it’s been confirmed. The regional governor had recently met with Olympic champion figure skater Alina Zagitova. ...
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey is seeking help from the National Guard to control a wave of violent riots across the state, following the police killing of unarmed black civilian George Floyd. ...
Two retweets from President Donald Trump have outraged critics. One declares “the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat” and the other calls Covid-19 protective masks “social control.” ...
Tehran has dismissed the Trump administration’s “desperate attempt” to increase pressure on Iran by ending sanctions waivers that had allowed Russian, Chinese and European firms to keep working at civilian Iranian...
A bright flash has lit up the night skies over western Armenia, leaving local residents and scientists wondering about the origins of a mysterious object that looked like a fireworks explosion. ...
UK police have determined that there was a “minor breach” of Covid-19 regulations by PM Boris Johnson’s top aide Dominic Cummings, but that no retrospective action will be taken against him. ...
A massive car bombing has been prevented in Kashmir, after Indian security forces successfully intercepted a vehicle carrying over 40 kilograms of improvised explosive devices (IEDs). A massive...
The relationship between Nadine Goncalves and 23-year-old Neymar obsessive Tiago Ramos appears to have taken another turn after reports in Brazil suggested Neymar's mother had dumped him and then swiftly rekindled...
Conor Mcgregor has accepted a blockbuster catchweight bout against former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva in a superfight that would pit him against the man he named as the greatest fighter...
He may have remained relentlessly in the news for the past week, but Boris Johnson’s embattled chief adviser Dominic Cummings still hasn’t managed to trend on Twitter, despite being the subject...
The UK has suffered the highest rate of excess deaths per million in the world among countries with comparable data during the Covid-19 pandemic, provoking outrage from Britons still reeling from...
A municipal port in Norway is set to receive nuclear-powered submarines from NATO after the only naval base in the area was sold and decommissioned – but local politicians and environmental...
French Tennis Federation (FFT) head Jean-Francois Vilotte has spoken out against the idea of staging the 2020 French Open without spectators, stressing that he can promise the implementation of all necessary...
The elites who rule the West have put selfish or ideological goals first when choosing their response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Russia’s foreign minister has said in a scathing op-ed. ...
Twitter seems to be falling further into the trap of de facto becoming a publisher. After ‘fact checking’ President Donald Trump’s tweets, it was pressured to do the same with a...
Tyson Fury will be played by screen icon Denzel Washington if the heavyweight boxing champion can persuade film bosses during talks about a film verson of his life – but he...
The coronavirus seems to be affecting babies less than other populations and Russian scientists suggest this may be due to proteins in breast milk that protects their immune system. Now they...
The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the draft’s introduction. ...
Footballers will face huge bans for spitting or clearing their noses on the pitch under plans for astonishing new punishments drawn up by authorities in a bid to resume the domestic...
As chaos erupted on the streets of Minneapolis following an anti-police brutality demonstration, looters have tried to break into outdoor teller machines at a bank near the protest area, captured in...
A suspected looter has reportedly been shot and killed in Minneapolis after a protest over police brutality escalated into a full-blown riot, with a law enforcement spokesman confirming one homicide amid...
Covid-19 has claimed over 100,000 lives in the United States, the latest figures show, marking another dark milestone in the pandemic – which has been increasingly politicized in the run-up to...
The US could carry out a live nuclear test within “months” should the president request it, a senior Pentagon official said, suggesting “geopolitical issues” – presumably referring to Moscow and Beijing...
The People’s Bank of China has revealed plans to have its sovereign digital currency ready in time for the 2022 Winter Olympics. The announcement comes as the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated...
Featuring the likes of Jorge Masvidal, Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey, check out the stunning highlight reel featuring the fastest 28 finishes in UFC history. The UFC's famed...
The planned NASA/SpaceX launch out of Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the International Space Station was nixed on Wednesday due to bad weather. Thunderstorms and cloudy skies...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has stealthily attempted to rewrite history, deleting his controversial order requiring nursing homes to admit Covid-19 patients from the state health website and blaming facilities for...
The alleged murder of a young Iranian teen by her father for running away with her older boyfriend has sparked public anger and prompted President Hassan Rouhani to push for harsher...