Posted: 2020-08-03 09:55:42
Branded clothing from the ill-fated festival is being sold, with money going to victims of the fraud....
Posted: 2020-08-03 07:48:09
Renowned architect Renzo Piano says his replacement for the Morandi bridge "is born of tragedy"....
Islamic State group claims deadly attack on A...

Islamic State group claims deadly attack on Afghanistan prison


The government says hundreds of prisoners tried to escape amid the chaos of the gun and bomb attack....
Posted: 2020-08-03 07:41:20
Islamic State group claims deadly attack on Afghanistan prison
The government says hundreds of prisoners tried to escape amid the chaos of the gun and bomb attack....
Leon Fleisher: Pianist who battled hand condi...

Leon Fleisher: Pianist who battled hand condition dies at 92


The renowned pianist spent a large part of his career focused on music written for the left hand....
Posted: 2020-08-03 05:34:38
Leon Fleisher: Pianist who battled hand condition dies at 92
The renowned pianist spent a large part of his career focused on music written for the left hand....
Whale shark 'crushes' tourist in Au...

Whale shark 'crushes' tourist in Australia


The woman is in a "serious but stable condition" after being hit by the shark's tail while snorkelling....
Posted: 2020-08-03 04:55:46
Whale shark 'crushes' tourist in Australia
The woman is in a "serious but stable condition" after being hit by the shark's tail while snorkelling....

Posted: 2020-08-03 03:49:08
Local councillors fear China could use the trip to collect DNA samples for surveillance purposes....
Posted: 2020-08-03 02:55:01
Around 7,800 people are told to leave their homes in southern California because of the fire....
Mexico crime: Mexican police seize alleged oi...

Mexico crime: Mexican police seize alleged oil theft crime boss The Sledgehammer


"The Sledgehammer" is caught after releasing a bizarre, tearful video declaring war on security forces....
Posted: 2020-08-03 01:36:56
Mexico crime: Mexican police seize alleged oil theft crime boss The Sledgehammer
"The Sledgehammer" is caught after releasing a bizarre, tearful video declaring war on security forces....
Microsoft Consults With Trump About Ongoing T...

Microsoft Consults With Trump About Ongoing Talks To Buy TikTok From Chinese Firm


In its first public acknowledgement of a deal that could be worth in the billions of dollars, Microsoft said it is continuing talks with TikTok about a potential takeover of the hugely popul...
Posted: 2020-08-03 12:55:57
Microsoft Consults With Trump About Ongoing Talks To Buy TikTok From Chinese Firm
In its first public acknowledgement of a deal that could be worth in the billions of dollars, Microsoft said it is continuing talks with TikTok about a potential takeover of the hugely popul...
US entering 'different' phase of co...

US entering 'different' phase of coronavirus outbreak


Top medical adviser Deborah Birx says the virus is affecting rural communities as well as cities....
Posted: 2020-08-03 12:54:34
US entering 'different' phase of coronavirus outbreak
Top medical adviser Deborah Birx says the virus is affecting rural communities as well as cities....

Posted: 2020-08-02 11:39:03
Three business owners explain how they are weathering the economic fallout....
Posted: 2020-08-02 11:17:02
Architect Renzo Piano on his new design for the replacement for the collapsed Morandi Bridge....
Americans in Africa: Why we left America to l...

Americans in Africa: Why we left America to live in Africa


Three African Americans have been explaining why they left the US to find a better life in Africa....
Posted: 2020-08-02 11:14:43
Americans in Africa: Why we left America to live in Africa
Three African Americans have been explaining why they left the US to find a better life in Africa....
Coronavirus: Iran cover-up of deaths revealed...

Coronavirus: Iran cover-up of deaths revealed by data leak


Nearly three times more people died than Iran's government admitted, records seen by the BBC show....
Posted: 2020-08-02 11:01:59
Coronavirus: Iran cover-up of deaths revealed by data leak
Nearly three times more people died than Iran's government admitted, records seen by the BBC show....
TikTok: Pompeo says Trump to crack down on Ch...

TikTok: Pompeo says Trump to crack down on Chinese software in coming days


US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Chinese-owned software poses an "array" of security risks....
Posted: 2020-08-02 10:15:39
TikTok: Pompeo says Trump to crack down on Chinese software in coming days
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Chinese-owned software poses an "array" of security risks....

Posted: 2020-08-02 09:50:08
Meet the ward boys, or hospital assistants, who are the unsung heroes in the fight against Covid-19....
Posted: 2020-08-02 09:44:16
August marks the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945....
Nigeria Boko Haram: Governor says battle agai...

Nigeria Boko Haram: Governor says battle against militants being sabotaged


A governor in north-east Nigeria suggests soldiers were behind gunfire that forced his convoy to flee....
Posted: 2020-08-02 09:33:30
Nigeria Boko Haram: Governor says battle against militants being sabotaged
A governor in north-east Nigeria suggests soldiers were behind gunfire that forced his convoy to flee....
Nasa SpaceX crew return: Dragon capsule lands...

Nasa SpaceX crew return: Dragon capsule lands safely


The moment the first crewed SpaceX mission to the ISS splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico....
Posted: 2020-08-02 07:19:14
Nasa SpaceX crew return: Dragon capsule lands safely
The moment the first crewed SpaceX mission to the ISS splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico....
Coronavirus: Nancy Pelosi criticises Deborah ...

Coronavirus: Nancy Pelosi criticises Deborah Birx


Nancy Pelosi links the White House task force co-ordinator to "disinformation" spread by Donald Trump....
Posted: 2020-08-02 05:44:50
Coronavirus: Nancy Pelosi criticises Deborah Birx
Nancy Pelosi links the White House task force co-ordinator to "disinformation" spread by Donald Trump....

Posted: 2020-08-02 04:37:39
US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken are on their way back to Earth in their their Dragon Endeavour capsule....
Posted: 2020-08-02 03:18:16
Seven marines and a sailor were in an amphibious vehicle that sank off California during a exercise....
Egypt tells Elon Musk its pyramids were not b...

Egypt tells Elon Musk its pyramids were not built by aliens


Egypt invited the billionaire to visit, after he appeared to tweet support for conspiracy theorists....
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:10:18
Egypt tells Elon Musk its pyramids were not built by aliens
Egypt invited the billionaire to visit, after he appeared to tweet support for conspiracy theorists....
George Floyd's Death And Years Of Dialog...

George Floyd's Death And Years Of Dialogue Are Helping The Dutch Disown Black Pete


"There's quite a risk that we could have said, 'Oh, that's in the United States. That's not us,' " says Amma Asante, a former member of the Dutch Parliament. "And now there's no denial anymo...
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:30
George Floyd's Death And Years Of Dialogue Are Helping The Dutch Disown Black Pete
"There's quite a risk that we could have said, 'Oh, that's in the United States. That's not us,' " says Amma Asante, a former member of the Dutch Parliament. "And now there's no denial anymo...
Americans Go Home: Canadians Track U.S. Boate...

Americans Go Home: Canadians Track U.S. Boaters Sneaking Across The Border


U.S. pleasure boats have been sneaking into Canada despite a border shutdown. A group of Canadian retirees is on the lookout for violators from the "petri dish" that is America....
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
Americans Go Home: Canadians Track U.S. Boaters Sneaking Across The Border
U.S. pleasure boats have been sneaking into Canada despite a border shutdown. A group of Canadian retirees is on the lookout for violators from the "petri dish" that is America....

Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
A Yazidi woman struggles with the trauma of the ISIS genocide that devastated her people and her life six years ago this week....
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
Thousands have opened their mail to find packets of seeds. Is it a scam? Is it an alien plot? NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Darci Portie of Iowa, La., who received the mystery seeds....
Microsoft 'pauses talks on TikTok US dea...

Microsoft 'pauses talks on TikTok US deal'


The tech giant's possible purchase of the China-owned app's US arm were put in doubt by Donald Trump....
Posted: 2020-08-02 11:18:04
Microsoft 'pauses talks on TikTok US deal'
The tech giant's possible purchase of the China-owned app's US arm were put in doubt by Donald Trump....
Tropical Storm Isaias nears coronavirus-hit F...

Tropical Storm Isaias nears coronavirus-hit Florida


Forecasters have warned that Tropical Storm Isaias could strengthen into a hurricane....
Posted: 2020-08-02 10:47:35
Tropical Storm Isaias nears coronavirus-hit Florida
Forecasters have warned that Tropical Storm Isaias could strengthen into a hurricane....
Nick Kyrgios withdraws from US Open because o...

Nick Kyrgios withdraws from US Open because of coronavirus concerns


Nick Kyrgios withdraws from the US Open citing safety fears caused by the coronavirus pandemic....
Posted: 2020-08-02 09:07:55
Nick Kyrgios withdraws from US Open because of coronavirus concerns
Nick Kyrgios withdraws from the US Open citing safety fears caused by the coronavirus pandemic....

Posted: 2020-08-02 05:54:00
The Australian state's premier says "we must go harder" after a surge in new coronavirus infections....
Posted: 2020-08-02 04:48:03
Coronavirus health guidelines are cited as the reason for holding this month's vote in private....
Amazon region: Brazil records big increase in...

Amazon region: Brazil records big increase in fires


Images from space show there were nearly 7,000 in July - a rise of 28% on the same period last year....
Posted: 2020-08-02 03:51:48
Amazon region: Brazil records big increase in fires
Images from space show there were nearly 7,000 in July - a rise of 28% on the same period last year....
In pictures: Europe swelters under near-recor...

In pictures: Europe swelters under near-record temperatures


Heat wave alerts were issued in several countries as temperatures rose to 40C this weekend....
Posted: 2020-08-02 03:16:05
In pictures: Europe swelters under near-record temperatures
Heat wave alerts were issued in several countries as temperatures rose to 40C this weekend....
Kashmir's open-air classes offer stunnin...

Kashmir's open-air classes offer stunning solution to lockdown


Open-air schools provide a welcome respite from Covid-19 restrictions in Indian-administered Kashmir....
Posted: 2020-08-01 11:56:58
Kashmir's open-air classes offer stunning solution to lockdown
Open-air schools provide a welcome respite from Covid-19 restrictions in Indian-administered Kashmir....

Posted: 2020-08-01 11:54:28
The Cuban government is allowing its citizens to use the currency of its ideological enemy....
Posted: 2020-08-01 11:51:35
President Trump sends federal agents to some US cities to tackle crime, but is there really a spike?...
Nasa SpaceX crew return: Astronauts set for o...

Nasa SpaceX crew return: Astronauts set for ocean splashdown


Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken's SpaceX capsule will make the first crewed US water landing in 45 years....
Posted: 2020-08-01 11:37:49
Nasa SpaceX crew return: Astronauts set for ocean splashdown
Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken's SpaceX capsule will make the first crewed US water landing in 45 years....
An underwater webcam in the port of Miami has...

An underwater webcam in the port of Miami has become a lockdown sensation.


An underwater webcam in the port of Miami has become a lockdown sensation thanks to its tailless star 'Oval'....
Posted: 2020-08-01 11:01:20
An underwater webcam in the port of Miami has become a lockdown sensation.
An underwater webcam in the port of Miami has become a lockdown sensation thanks to its tailless star 'Oval'....
Coronavirus: South Africa virus cases pass ha...

Coronavirus: South Africa virus cases pass half million mark


The country has the world's fifth-highest number of infections, and largest tally in Africa....
Posted: 2020-08-01 10:55:04
Coronavirus: South Africa virus cases pass half million mark
The country has the world's fifth-highest number of infections, and largest tally in Africa....

Posted: 2020-08-01 10:13:01
What happens when you're forced to self-isolate, or into lockdown, in a cramped refugee camp?...
Posted: 2020-08-01 09:45:26
The social media giant vows to appeal against the Brazilian Supreme Court ruling....
The British role in America's tainted pa...

The British role in America's tainted past


Alongside calls for reform, historians say a re-examination of how US racism got to this point is needed....
Posted: 2020-08-01 08:08:12
The British role in America's tainted past
Alongside calls for reform, historians say a re-examination of how US racism got to this point is needed....
India toxic alcohol: Dozens die in Punjab poi...

India toxic alcohol: Dozens die in Punjab poisoning


Police make arrests and confiscate supplies of bootleg alcohol which killed at least 86 people....
Posted: 2020-08-01 05:12:25
India toxic alcohol: Dozens die in Punjab poisoning
Police make arrests and confiscate supplies of bootleg alcohol which killed at least 86 people....
Coronavirus: Tokyo's famous Kabuki-za Th...

Coronavirus: Tokyo's famous Kabuki-za Theatre reopens after five months


Capacity has been halved at the venue, with performers now wearing masks and sitting further apart....
Posted: 2020-08-01 04:03:26
Coronavirus: Tokyo's famous Kabuki-za Theatre reopens after five months
Capacity has been halved at the venue, with performers now wearing masks and sitting further apart....

Posted: 2020-08-01 04:02:51
The overloaded plane - which had over 500kg of cocaine on board - crashed shortly after take-off....
Posted: 2020-08-01 03:32:13
US General Manager Vanessa Pappas defends the Chinese-owned app as President Trump threatens to ban it....
Coronavirus: Russia plans mass vaccination ca...

Coronavirus: Russia plans mass vaccination campaign in October


The health minister says clinical trials are over and doctors and teachers will be vaccinated first....
Posted: 2020-08-01 01:53:15
Coronavirus: Russia plans mass vaccination campaign in October
The health minister says clinical trials are over and doctors and teachers will be vaccinated first....
Coronavirus: Thousands protest in Germany aga...

Coronavirus: Thousands protest in Germany against restrictions


Demonstrators march though Berlin, saying face masks and other measures violate their rights....
Posted: 2020-08-01 01:35:45
Coronavirus: Thousands protest in Germany against restrictions
Demonstrators march though Berlin, saying face masks and other measures violate their rights....
Pandemic May Be The Push To Open Cuba's ...

Pandemic May Be The Push To Open Cuba's State-Controlled Economy


Cuba has opened stores for shoppers with U.S. dollars and dropped a tax on dollar transactions. The government is trying to pull the country out of a deep economic slump, made worse by the p...
Posted: 2020-08-01 01:16:40
Pandemic May Be The Push To Open Cuba's State-Controlled Economy
Cuba has opened stores for shoppers with U.S. dollars and dropped a tax on dollar transactions. The government is trying to pull the country out of a deep economic slump, made worse by the p...