Hong Kong: China vows to retaliate after Trump ends special economic status

China has vowed to retaliate after the US ended Hong Kong’s preferential trade status and imposed…

Coronavirus: California reimposes sweeping restrictions amid virus spike

California has reimposed restrictions on businesses and public spaces amid a spike of coronavirus infections in…

US Supreme Court Allows First Federal Executions In 17 Years

The Supreme Court of the United States on Tuesday cleared the path for the first federal…

Macron Hosts Downsized Bastille Day, To Outline Crisis Response Plans

French President Emmanuel Macron hosted a subdued Bastille Day ceremony on Tuesday to honour the country’s…

Global Coronavirus Infections Top 13 Million

More than 13 million coronavirus infections have now been recorded across the world, with more than…

World Hunger Worsening As COVID-19 Weighs, Obesity Rises – UN

Nearly one in nine people in the world are going hungry, with the coronavirus pandemic exacerbating…

Google To Invest $10bn In India

Google said Monday it will invest $10 billion in India over the next five to seven…

Poland’s Duda narrowly beats Trzaskowski in presidential vote

Poland’s incumbent President Andrzej Duda has narrowly beaten challenger Rafal Trzaskowski in Sunday’s presidential vote. The…

California To Release Another 8,000 Prisoners Over COVID-19 Fears

California will release up to 8,000 more prisoners to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in…

Identity Theft Scandal Rocks China’s University Entrance Exam

As millions of Chinese students sat a gruelling university entrance exam this month, stories of how…

Musk Says Tesla Close To Developing Fully Autonomous Car

Tesla founder Elon Musk said Thursday that the world’s recently crowned most valuable auto company could achieve a fully…

US Posts New Record Daily Virus Caseload Of More Than 65,000

The US on Thursday posted 65,551 new coronavirus cases, a record for a 24-hour period, according…

Twitter’s Dorsey Donates $3 Mn To Test Universal Basic Income

Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey has said he will donate $3 million to a group of…

Coronavirus: Quarantine rules end for dozens of destinations

Travellers arriving in the UK from dozens of countries no longer have to self-isolate for two…

Trump taxes: Supreme Court says New York prosecutors can see records

The US Supreme Court has ruled that President Trump’s financial records can be examined by prosecutors…

Glee star Naya Rivera missing after boat trip with son

Glee star Naya Rivera is missing after her four-year-old son was found alone in a boat…

Hushpuppi: NIDCOM Cautions Against Stigmatising Nigerians In Diaspora

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has warned against stigmatising Nigerians living abroad, especially those in…

Canada handled the coronavirus outbreak better than US: Trudeau

The Canadian leader says his country’s success in handling the virus would help efforts to restart…

Barcelona Could Condemn Espanyol To Relegation For The First Time Since 1994

Forever condemned to live in the shadow of Barcelona, Espanyol’s worst nightmare will come true on Wednesday…

Fernando Alonso To Return To F1 With Renault In 2021

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso will return to Formula One with Renault for the 2021 season,…

US Formally Starts To Withdraw From WHO

President Donald Trump has formally started the withdrawal of the United States from the World Health…

WHO Declares Sri Lanka, Maldives Measles-Free

Measles and rubella have been eradicated from Sri Lanka and the Maldives after decades of immunisation…

Chelsea Narrowly Beat Crystal Palace In Five-Goal Thriller

Chelsea moved up to third in the Premier League table after holding out to win a…

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro Tests Positive For COVID-19

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Tuesday he had tested positive for the coronavirus but said…

Mexican President Rejects Comparison Of COVID-19 Death Toll With France, Spain

Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador refused Sunday to compare coronavirus death tolls with European states…

Saka’s First Premier League Goal Keeps Arsenal In Euro Race

Arsenal climbed back into the race to qualify for the Champions League as Bukayo Saka’s first…

Messi Doubts Reflect Chaos At Barcelona

Barcelona may be about to lose the league but losing Lionel Messi would be much harder…

No Need For Talks With US – North Korea

North Korea does “not feel any need” to resume talks with Washington, a senior diplomat for…

World Number Three, Thiem, Waits On US Open Decision

World number three Dominic Thiem said in an Austrian media interview published Saturday that he was…

US COVID-19 Survivor Receives $1.1mn Hospital Bill

A 70-year-old American man who nearly died of COVID-19 has been billed a heart-stopping $1.1 million…

African nations call for racism debate at UN Human Rights Council

African countries called on Friday on the United Nations Human Rights Council to urgently debate racism…

Anti-racism and far-right protesters rally in London

Police clash with far-right demonstrators as rival rallies are held in parts of central London. Anti-racism…

Black Lives Matter protests across the US and world

Protesters gather in London as statues boarded up amid fears of violence from far-right hate groups…

We’ll never forget’: George Floyd’s funeral in pictures

Houston said farewell to George Floyd in a rousing hometown funeral on Tuesday, with poignant tributes…

WTO Acknowledges Nigeria’s Nomination Of Okonjo-Iweala

The World Trade Organisation on Tuesday acknowledged Nigeria’s nominee for the post of its Director-General. Earlier…

George Floyd’s funeral under way in Houston

The funeral is under way in Houston, Texas, for African American George Floyd whose shocking death…

George Floyd murder suspect Derek Chauvin has bail set at $1.25m

The Minneapolis ex-policeman accused of killing unarmed black man George Floyd has made his first court…

Coronavirus: Lockdowns in Europe saved millions of lives

Lockdowns have saved more than three million lives from coronavirus in Europe, a study estimates. The…

Jack Grealish: Manchester United interest will depend on Aston Villa’s survival, say Sunday Supplement panel

“If Villa do stay up, do Manchester United have the stomach to spend £80m on Grealish?”…

Coronavirus: AstraZeneca to begin making potential vaccine

Drug company AstraZeneca is to start producing a potential vaccine for coronavirus, its boss has told…

George Floyd: Thousands protest against racism across US

Huge peaceful rallies are taking place across the US against racism and police brutality on the…

Anthony Joshua says ‘racism is a pandemic’ at Black Lives Matter march

Britain’s world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua described racism as a “pandemic” when he addressed protesters at…

Gambia demands probe after US police shoot dead diplomat’s son

The Gambia has demanded a “credible” investigation after the son of a diplomat was shot dead…

UN Accuses Asian Nations Of Censorship During COVID-19 Pandemic

UN Accuses Asian Nations Of Censorship During COVID-19 Pandemic

Tokyo stocks open higher on US rallies, cheaper yen

Tokyo stocks open higher on US rallies, cheaper yen

Anxiety rises over attacks on media covering US protests

Anxiety rises over attacks on media covering US protests

Paris protest over black man’s death in French police custody

Agency Report Clashes at mass Paris protest over black man’s death in custody AFP / STEPHANE…