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Lebanese protesters shut down roadways with fires as currency collapses

Demonstrators ride on motorbikes during a protest against fall in Lebanese pound currency and mounting economic hardship, in Beirut, Lebanon June 11, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamed...

U.N. regrets Trump move against ICC, says court must be protected

GENEVA - The U.N. human rights office on Friday regretted the impact that U.S. sanctions authorised by President Donald Trump may have on...

Brazil takes down COVID-19 data, hiding soaring death toll

SAO PAULO - Brazil removed from public view months of data on its COVID-19 epidemic on Saturday, as President Jair Bolsonaro defended delays...

La liaison ferroviaire de la Russie au port de Mourmansk rompue...

Une vue montre un pont ferroviaire sur la rivière Kola, qui s'est effondré après que ses fondations ont été emportées par la fonte rapide...

U.S. ambassador to Germany Grenell steps down

FILE PHOTO: U.S. ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci and Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic attend the Munich Security Conference in Munich,...

EU launches new COVID-19 fundraising to address concerns over equal access

BRUSSELS - The European Commission launched a new global fundraising campaign on Thursday to finance the development and worldwide distribution of testing, vaccines...

France to open bars and beaches in second phase of easing...

PARIS - France will allow restaurants, bars and cafes to reopen from June 2, though with more restrictions in Paris than elsewhere, Prime...

UK’s Johnson eases lockdown as furore over aide rumbles on

LONDON - The coronavirus lockdown will ease next week for most of Britain’s population, Boris Johnson announced on Thursday, as a row persisted...

South America a new COVID epicenter, Africa reaches 100,000 cases

Gravediggers wearing protective suits prepare to bury the coffin of a person who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during a ceremony with no...

Afghan Taliban declare three-day Eid ceasefire from Sunday

Afghan policemen stand guard at a check point during Eid al-Fitr, a Muslim festival marking the end the holy fasting month of Ramadan, amid...

UK police spoke to father of PM’s adviser Cummings: Mirror

LONDON - British police said an officer had spoken to the father of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s senior adviser Dominic Cummings about his...

UK PM Johnson’s office says Mirror, Guardian reporting inaccurately on Cummings

LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s office said on Saturday that it would not waste time answering the “inaccurate” stories from the...

U.S. envoy to press Taliban, Afghan officials on peace talks

FILE PHOTO: U.S. envoy for peace in Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad speaks during a debate at Tolo TV channel in Kabul, Afghanistan April 28, 2019....

Libyan forces aligned with Tripoli government capture key air base

CAIRO - Forces aligned with Libya’s internationally recognised government took control of an air base south-west of Tripoli on Monday after a sustained...

Timeline – Lebanon’s ordeal: Economic and political crises since civil war

BEIRUT - Lebanon begins negotiations with the International Monetary Fund this week, seeking the IMF’s financial assistance for the first time as the...

Spanish antibody study points to 5% of population affected by coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: People walk the street as some Spanish provinces are allowed to ease restrictions during the phase one, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...

Rapport spécial: En protégeant ses hôpitaux du COVID-19, la Grande-Bretagne a...

LONDRES - Sur le pas de la porte dans la banlieue du nord de Londres, Ayse, trois ans, a ramassé un mouchoir pour essuyer...

Spokesman for Mexican foreign minister has coronavirus

MEXICO CITY - The chief spokesman for Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard has tested positive for the coronavirus and an official in...

«Ce virus ne disparaîtra peut-être jamais», déclare l'OMS

GENÈVE - Le coronavirus qui cause le COVID-19 pourrait devenir endémique comme le VIH, a déclaré mercredi l'Organisation mondiale de la santé, mettant en...

Le taux de mortalité par coronavirus de Tijuana monte en flèche...

TIJUANA, Mexique - Le nombre de décès dus au coronavirus dans la ville frontalière la plus connue du Mexique, Tijuana, a grimpé en flèche...

L'Ardern de Nouvelle-Zélande demande aux citoyens de suivre les bordures liées...

WELLINGTON - Le Premier ministre néo-zélandais Jacinda Ardern a demandé aux citoyens de maintenir le cap sur les restrictions sociales encore en place pour...

L'Australie et la Nouvelle-Zélande discutent d'une possible "bulle de voyage" trans-Tasman

SYDNEY / WELLINGTON - La Nouvelle-Zélande et l'Australie discutent de la création potentielle d'une «bulle de voyage» entre les deux pays, alors même que...

L'Allemagne espère qu'il y aura une décision coordonnée de l'UE sur...

Le ministre allemand des Affaires étrangères Heiko Maas arrive pour la réunion hebdomadaire du cabinet à la Chancellerie de Berlin, Allemagne, le 29 avril...

L'Australie s'oriente vers une société «sans COVID», mais l'interdiction de voyager...

SYDNEY - Le Premier ministre australien Scott Morrison a déclaré mercredi que l'interdiction des voyages internationaux et des grands rassemblements resterait en vigueur même...

L'évasion d'un patient atteint d'Ebola au Congo fait craindre une nouvelle...

BENI, République démocratique du Congo - Une poussée d'Ebola dans l'est du Congo pourrait se propager à nouveau après qu'un patient s'est évadé d'une...