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Cross-party group to lead first UK COVID inquiry

Cross-party group organisers are hoping that findings of coronavirus inquiry will be used to inform response to potential second wave. The only UK inquiry to...

Canadian Work permit numbers remain steady since March

Canadian Work permit numbers have dipped from the same timeframe in 2019, but maintain consistent fluctuations seen in previous years. The number of work permit...

Circuit judge blocks Kentucky governor’s Covid-19 executive orders

Circuit Judge ordered Kentucky Governor to cease issuing or enforcing executive orders related to Covid-19 that Kentuckians must wear mask in public. A circuit judge...

Singapore People’s Action Party on track to retain power

Singapore’s ruling party is on track to retain power comfortably, early counting of votes from Friday’s general election showed, but opponents make gains. Singapore People's...

Serbia, Kosovo renew talks on most intractable territorial disputes

Serbia and Kosovo leaders begin the 'very difficult' process aimed at resolving their territorial dispute led by French President and German Chancellor. The leaders of...

Hassan Diab sues American University of Beirut for $1m

Hassan Diab's lawsuit for exit package claims comes as American University of Beirut struggling for its financial survival in COVID affected situation. Lebanese Prime Minister...

Berlin expects breakthrough in EU migration dispute this year

Berlin said it wants EU nations to overcome a deadlock on how to handle refugees and migrants this year, dispute that divided the 27-member...

Emmanuel Macron reshuffles government to rescue coronavirus-ravaged economy

Emmanuel Macron’s reshuffled government with conservatives given prominent roles in efforts to rescue France’s coronavirus-ravaged economy. Reappointed as finance minister, Bruno Le Maire promised a...

US Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down, setback to Trump

US federal judge sided with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is...

Ennahda Movement to reevaluate stance on Fakhfakh’s government

Ennahda Movement decided to reevaluate stance on Fakhfakh's government as opposition demanding Prime Minister to resign over alleged conflict of interest. Ennahdha, the biggest party...

Covid cases surges on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, doctors warn deaths undetected

Covid cases and deaths are surging along Colombia’s Caribbean coast as the region becomes the epicenter of the pandemic in the Andean country. Latin America’s...

Dominican Republic party likely to lose coronavirus-hit vote

Dominican Liberation Party is set to lose power after 16 years over its mismanagement of the coronavirus outbreak, presidential polls suggest. The Dominican Republic heads...

Donald Trump eldest son girlfriend tested positive for coronavirus

Donald Trump eldest son girlfriend and a top fundraising official in the president's re-election campaign Kimberly Guilfoyle contracts coronavirus. Kimberly Guilfoyle, a former Fox News...

Boris Johnson father defends trip to Greece despite COVID-19 advisory

Boris Johnson father defended his decision to fly to Greece even though at that time government advice for UK nationals to avoid all but...

French President picks less famous civil servant as new prime minister

French President named Jean Castex, as his new PM as he acted to recast his presidency and take back control of policy ahead of...

Rodrigo Duterte approves widely opposed anti-terror law

Rodrigo Duterte has approved anti-terror law that grants security forces powers to fight armed groups, but critics say it could threaten legitimate dissent. Philippines President...

US Treasury agrees on government loan term with airlines

US Treasury signed letters of intent with American, Frontier, Hawaiian, SkyWest, and Spirit under a $25bn loan programme. The United States Treasury says it has...

Kremlin calls poll allowing Putin to rule until 2036 a triumph

Kremlin says Russians had shown how much they trusted Putin with a nationwide vote that gave him right to run for two more terms. Kremlin...

Ukraine’s central bank chief resigns over political pressure

Ukraine's central bank chief Yakiv Smoliy has resigned over political pressure while IMF calls on Ukraine to keep its bank independent. Ukraine's central bank chief...

Turkish President vows social media controls over insults to family

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens new law to regulate 'immoral' social media over tweets directed at daughter and son-in-law. Turkey's president has vowed to...

Israel Uncertain over controversial process of West Bank annexation

Israel has signaled that occupied West Bank annexation controversial plan not imminent as Palestinians gather for renewed protests. An announcement on Israel's planned annexation of...

Healthcare workers staged protest across France demanding pay hikes

Healthcare workers rallies demanding pay hikes come as the French government prepares to wrap up weeks of talks on hospital overhauls. Doctors, nurses and other...
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