WHO Chief self-isolating as COVID-19 spreads
3, November, 2020

The chief of the World Organization says he is self-isolating amid concerns he may have been infected with the coronavirus. Friday's announcement by Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus came as officials said COVID-19 claimed more than a million lives worldwide, with Europe rushing to contain its spread.

Scores dead and injured in powerful quake in western Turkey
1, November, 2020

Rescue teams in Turkey are hunting through the rubble of collapsed buildings in Izmir after a powerful earthquake on Friday, which was felt as far away as Athens and Istanbul.Video footage from the region posted online showed collapsed buildings and vehicles destroyed

France mourns victims of Nice church attack
1, November, 2020

French law enforcement officials say they have detained a second suspect linked to Thursday's Islamic terror attack that killed three people in a church. The detentions came as the southern French city of Nice was mourning the victims of the murders in its Notre-Dame basilica.

Armenia and Azerbaijan clash despite new truce
20, October, 2020

Armenia and Azerbaijan have accused each other of violating a new humanitarian ceasefire in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh in a conflict that has killed hundreds in recent weeks. The clashes are rapidly escalating into an all-out war, with civilians caught in the middle.&nbs

Prisoner swap takes place in Yemen
18, October, 2020

Warring factions in Yemen have exchanged one thousand prisoners under a deal struck last month.On Thursday, the two opposing sides in Yemen’s ongoing civil war exchanged prisoners in the largest swap of its kind during the conflictâ€

Brutal murder in France linked to terrorism
18, October, 2020

France is mourning a middle school teacher who was beheaded in a Paris suburb Friday, after showing pupils cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. Authorities said French police shot dead the knife-wielding teenager and detained several people.Grieving relatives and resident

Top former Mexican Minister arrested for drug trafficking and money laundering
18, October, 2020

A former Mexican Minister of Defense, who led its Army, has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport, accused of drug trafficking and money laundering. The arrest represents a grievous blow to the neighboring nations who are fighting a multi billion dollar narcotics war, which has cla

Authorities in Belarus have authorized police to use lethal force
15, October, 2020

Authorities in Belarus have authorized police to use lethal force if necessary against anti-government protesters, prompting more European Union sanctions. The move comes after officials confirmed that at least 713 people were detained during mass protests against the reelection of the country'

Azerbaijan, Armenia Accuse Each Other Of Deadly Breaches Of Truce
13, October, 2020

Azerbaijan and Armenia accuse each other of deadly attacks over the contested territory of Nagorno-Karabakh despite a ceasefire deal brokered by Russia over the weekend. The clashes reportedly killed at least seven people and injured dozens.Shocked survivors are grievi

Priest freed two years after kidnapping by jihadist group
9, October, 2020

An Italian Catholic priest was freed Thursday two years after he was kidnapped by a jihadist group.The office of the president of Mali announced Oct. 8 the liberation of Fr. Pierluigi Maccalli, a member of the Society of African Missions.He wa

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