Posted: 2020-08-07 02:09:43
American employers added 1.8 million jobs last month, down from 4.8 million in June....
Posted: 2020-08-07 12:38:46
Dozens of people are moved from an area below a weakened Mont Blanc glacier....
Sri Lanka election: Rajapaksa brothers tighte...

Sri Lanka election: Rajapaksa brothers tighten grip on power


Brothers transform expected win into stunning rout of the opposition, writes Anbarasan Ethirajan....
Posted: 2020-08-07 11:46:29
Sri Lanka election: Rajapaksa brothers tighten grip on power
Brothers transform expected win into stunning rout of the opposition, writes Anbarasan Ethirajan....
Cheeky boar leaves nudist grunting in laptop ...

Cheeky boar leaves nudist grunting in laptop chase


Photos of a naked Berlin man chasing a wild boar to get his stolen laptop back go viral....
Posted: 2020-08-07 09:33:34
Cheeky boar leaves nudist grunting in laptop chase
Photos of a naked Berlin man chasing a wild boar to get his stolen laptop back go viral....
Beirut explosion: 'We don't have dr...

Beirut explosion: 'We don't have dreams any more'


The huge blast in Beirut's port can be seen as a tragic symbol of Lebanon's dysfunction as a state....
Posted: 2020-08-07 09:03:39
Beirut explosion: 'We don't have dreams any more'
The huge blast in Beirut's port can be seen as a tragic symbol of Lebanon's dysfunction as a state....

Posted: 2020-08-07 07:51:41
South Africa has more than half of all Covid-19 cases, while Tanzania's lack of data is a "concern"....
Posted: 2020-08-07 06:59:58
"He's against God. He's against guns," Mr Trump says of his Democratic challenger....
Facebook founder sees wealth hit $100bn after...

Facebook founder sees wealth hit $100bn after TikTok rival launch


The social media giant's shares rose on Thursday after the launch of its new TikTok rival Instagram Reels....
Posted: 2020-08-07 04:07:39
Facebook founder sees wealth hit $100bn after TikTok rival launch
The social media giant's shares rose on Thursday after the launch of its new TikTok rival Instagram Reels....
Hong Kong: Joshua Wong among 24 charged over ...

Hong Kong: Joshua Wong among 24 charged over Tiananmen vigil


The annual vigil had been banned for the first time in 30 years, with officials citing coronavirus rules....
Posted: 2020-08-07 02:51:42
Hong Kong: Joshua Wong among 24 charged over Tiananmen vigil
The annual vigil had been banned for the first time in 30 years, with officials citing coronavirus rules....
TikTok: Trump signs order to address 'th...

TikTok: Trump signs order to address 'threat' of Chinese app


Beginning in 45 days, any US transaction with parent company ByteDance will be banned....
Posted: 2020-08-07 02:03:25
TikTok: Trump signs order to address 'threat' of Chinese app
Beginning in 45 days, any US transaction with parent company ByteDance will be banned....

Posted: 2020-08-07 12:58:39
The victory for the Sri Lanka People's Front seals the Rajapaksa brothers' grip on power....
Posted: 2020-08-07 12:53:15
Lebanese security forces deployed tear gas on a group of demonstrators near parliament....
World's remotest Irish bar: 'We wil...

World's remotest Irish bar: 'We will survive Covid'


It has been closed since April, you can’t reach it by car, and it's a two-day hike from the nearest airport....
Posted: 2020-08-07 12:30:01
World's remotest Irish bar: 'We will survive Covid'
It has been closed since April, you can’t reach it by car, and it's a two-day hike from the nearest airport....
How the pandemic is sending some Brazilians ...

How the pandemic is sending some Brazilians ‘two steps back’


Strides made to reduce poverty in Brazil are being reversed by the economic upheaval caused by Covid....
Posted: 2020-08-07 12:26:02
How the pandemic is sending some Brazilians ‘two steps back’
Strides made to reduce poverty in Brazil are being reversed by the economic upheaval caused by Covid....
'It took 32 years, but I finally found m...

'It took 32 years, but I finally found my kidnapped son'


After Li Jingzhi's son went missing in 1988 she dedicated her life to searching for him. He was found in May this year....
Posted: 2020-08-07 12:21:12
'It took 32 years, but I finally found my kidnapped son'
After Li Jingzhi's son went missing in 1988 she dedicated her life to searching for him. He was found in May this year....

Posted: 2020-08-07 12:20:01
Satellite and aerial images show the extent of the Beirut port explosion that ripped through the Lebanese city....
Posted: 2020-08-06 11:10:13
Birdwatching has boomed during Australia's Covid-19 lockdown - and it's having an unexpected benefit....
Trump says Biden is 'against God and he&...

Trump says Biden is 'against God and he's against guns'


President Trump has accused his Democratic opponent of following the 'radical left agenda' to 'hurt the Bible'....
Posted: 2020-08-06 09:55:33
Trump says Biden is 'against God and he's against guns'
President Trump has accused his Democratic opponent of following the 'radical left agenda' to 'hurt the Bible'....
Mandatory hotel quarantine for NSW arrivals f...

Mandatory hotel quarantine for NSW arrivals from Victoria


People entering the Australian state of New South Wales from Victoria must go into hotel quarantine....
Posted: 2020-08-06 09:50:53
Mandatory hotel quarantine for NSW arrivals from Victoria
People entering the Australian state of New South Wales from Victoria must go into hotel quarantine....
Beirut explosion: Macron calls for 'deep...

Beirut explosion: Macron calls for 'deep change' in Lebanon after blast


The visiting French president says funding is available but reforms must take place before it is sent....
Posted: 2020-08-06 09:25:19
Beirut explosion: Macron calls for 'deep change' in Lebanon after blast
The visiting French president says funding is available but reforms must take place before it is sent....

Posted: 2020-08-06 08:48:00
Mohammed bin Salman has been accused of sending a hit-squad to kill a former Saudi official....
Posted: 2020-08-06 07:04:19
The giant Olympic rings exit the spotlight temporarily for maintenance, after the Tokyo games are postponed....
Beirut explosion: ‘We still think it’s li...

Beirut explosion: ‘We still think it’s like a dream’


Charbel Matar, a doctor in the Lebanese city, told the BBC his home has been destroyed by the blast....
Posted: 2020-08-06 05:47:52
Beirut explosion: ‘We still think it’s like a dream’
Charbel Matar, a doctor in the Lebanese city, told the BBC his home has been destroyed by the blast....
'No one is above the law, not even the N...

'No one is above the law, not even the NRA'


New York's attorney general is suing the NRA to dissolve it over alleged financial mismanagement....
Posted: 2020-08-06 05:44:39
'No one is above the law, not even the NRA'
New York's attorney general is suing the NRA to dissolve it over alleged financial mismanagement....
New York attorney general sues to dissolve NR...

New York attorney general sues to dissolve NRA


New York's attorney general announces a lawsuit aimed at dissolving the powerful gun lobbying group....
Posted: 2020-08-06 05:40:29
New York attorney general sues to dissolve NRA
New York's attorney general announces a lawsuit aimed at dissolving the powerful gun lobbying group....

Posted: 2020-08-06 05:09:38
More than 2,000 tons of ammonium nitrate arrived in 2013 on the Moldovan-flagged MV Rhosus....
Posted: 2020-08-06 05:00:01
India confirmed its last million cases in just 20 days, faster than any other county in the world....
Beirut explosion: Pianist's homage to th...

Beirut explosion: Pianist's homage to the victims


Beirut resident May Melki says her rendition of Auld Lang Syne is a homage, not a farewell....
Posted: 2020-08-06 04:17:55
Beirut explosion: Pianist's homage to the victims
Beirut resident May Melki says her rendition of Auld Lang Syne is a homage, not a farewell....
Twitter to label state-controlled news accoun...

Twitter to label state-controlled news accounts


The social network will stop affected accounts being promoted by its recommendation algorithms....
Posted: 2020-08-06 04:02:43
Twitter to label state-controlled news accounts
The social network will stop affected accounts being promoted by its recommendation algorithms....
Beirut: The bride being photographed in weddi...

Beirut: The bride being photographed in wedding dress as blast hit


Israa Seblani was posing for her wedding photographs when the huge explosion shook the nearby port area of Beirut....
Posted: 2020-08-06 03:18:12
Beirut: The bride being photographed in wedding dress as blast hit
Israa Seblani was posing for her wedding photographs when the huge explosion shook the nearby port area of Beirut....

Posted: 2020-08-06 03:17:51
The top US virus researcher said he had hired security for his family after receiving death threats....
Posted: 2020-08-06 02:06:31
The boys were fleeing police and "had no idea" they had entered the US president's property....
Coronavirus: Los Angeles to shut off water an...

Coronavirus: Los Angeles to shut off water and power to party houses


Houses have become nightclubs despite coronavirus-linked restrictions, Los Angeles mayor says....
Posted: 2020-08-06 01:25:09
Coronavirus: Los Angeles to shut off water and power to party houses
Houses have become nightclubs despite coronavirus-linked restrictions, Los Angeles mayor says....
Mexico obesity: Oaxaca bans sale of junk food...

Mexico obesity: Oaxaca bans sale of junk food to children


Children will no longer be able to buy sugary drinks and calorie-laden snacks in Oaxaca....
Posted: 2020-08-06 11:20:13
Mexico obesity: Oaxaca bans sale of junk food to children
Children will no longer be able to buy sugary drinks and calorie-laden snacks in Oaxaca....
China sentences Canadian to death on drugs ch...

China sentences Canadian to death on drugs charge


The man has been accused of producing ketamine as relations between the countries remain fraught....
Posted: 2020-08-06 10:55:13
China sentences Canadian to death on drugs charge
The man has been accused of producing ketamine as relations between the countries remain fraught....

Posted: 2020-08-06 10:24:41
A Beirut resident show how people are trying to help clean up and recover after the blast....
Posted: 2020-08-06 09:57:13
The Foreign Correspondents' Club warns pressure from Beijing could jeopardise press freedom....
Coronavirus: How does a Covid-19 pandemic com...

Coronavirus: How does a Covid-19 pandemic come to an end?


The pandemic officially started when the WHO declared it in March 2020 but how will it end?...
Posted: 2020-08-06 07:59:03
Coronavirus: How does a Covid-19 pandemic come to an end?
The pandemic officially started when the WHO declared it in March 2020 but how will it end?...
Ahmedabad: Fire in India Covid hospital kills...

Ahmedabad: Fire in India Covid hospital kills eight in critical care


The blaze had spread after a staff member's PPE kit caught fire due to a short circuit....
Posted: 2020-08-06 06:14:54
Ahmedabad: Fire in India Covid hospital kills eight in critical care
The blaze had spread after a staff member's PPE kit caught fire due to a short circuit....
Beirut explosion: Angry residents demand answ...

Beirut explosion: Angry residents demand answers after blast


People in Lebanon call for justice after a blast that left at least 135 dead and over 4,000 injured....
Posted: 2020-08-06 04:56:34
Beirut explosion: Angry residents demand answers after blast
People in Lebanon call for justice after a blast that left at least 135 dead and over 4,000 injured....

Posted: 2020-08-06 04:27:34
The first nuclear weapon used in war killed 140,000 people - Japan surrendered days later, ending WW2....
Posted: 2020-08-06 01:02:19
The social networks say a post of a TV interview Mr Trump gave contained Covid-19 "misinformation"....
Banned protesters send #ZimbabweanLivesMatter...

Banned protesters send #ZimbabweanLivesMatter viral


The social media campaign tapping into the anger of the global #BlackLivesMatter phenomenon....
Posted: 2020-08-06 12:17:50
Banned protesters send #ZimbabweanLivesMatter viral
The social media campaign tapping into the anger of the global #BlackLivesMatter phenomenon....
Kashmir: 'I could land up in jail if I e...

Kashmir: 'I could land up in jail if I express myself freely'


Artists, poets and journalists feel that freedom of expression is under attack in Kashmir....
Posted: 2020-08-06 12:07:53
Kashmir: 'I could land up in jail if I express myself freely'
Artists, poets and journalists feel that freedom of expression is under attack in Kashmir....
Zarka's husband sliced off her nose. A s...

Zarka's husband sliced off her nose. A surgeon offered to restore it for free


A young Afghan woman suffered a brutal domestic assault, but surgery gave her a ray of hope....
Posted: 2020-08-06 12:02:09
Zarka's husband sliced off her nose. A surgeon offered to restore it for free
A young Afghan woman suffered a brutal domestic assault, but surgery gave her a ray of hope....

Posted: 2020-08-05 11:47:11
Spain has also recorded its highest number of daily coronavirus cases in months....
Posted: 2020-08-05 11:09:28
The horrors of the Hiroshima atomic bomb are laid bare through the story of one woman's life....
Poland LGBT protests: Three charged with hang...

Poland LGBT protests: Three charged with hanging rainbow flags off statues


The offences they are charged with are punishable by a fine or up to two years in prison....
Posted: 2020-08-05 10:29:02
Poland LGBT protests: Three charged with hanging rainbow flags off statues
The offences they are charged with are punishable by a fine or up to two years in prison....
Michelle Obama: Former US first lady says she...

Michelle Obama: Former US first lady says she has 'low-grade depression'


The former US first lady blames it on the pandemic, racial tensions and the Trump administration....
Posted: 2020-08-05 09:41:03
Michelle Obama: Former US first lady says she has 'low-grade depression'
The former US first lady blames it on the pandemic, racial tensions and the Trump administration....
Jake Paul: FBI swat team seizes guns at home ...

Jake Paul: FBI swat team seizes guns at home of YouTube star


The social media star is no stranger to controversy and has had other run-ins with law enforcement....
Posted: 2020-08-05 09:24:44
Jake Paul: FBI swat team seizes guns at home of YouTube star
The social media star is no stranger to controversy and has had other run-ins with law enforcement....