US & Canada

Some US colleges to reopen in-person despite doubts, pushback

Some colleges are lowering the number of people allowed on campus and offering hybrid of in-person and online learning.

Some US colleges to reopen in-person despite doubts, pushback

Child trafficking

US: Maxwell lawyers say conditions in jail 'uniquely onerous'

Maxwell, accused accomplice of Jeffery Epstein, claims she is being held alone and constantly checked in detention.

US: Maxwell lawyers say conditions in jail 'uniquely onerous'

United States

Biden's choice of Kamala Harris as VP candidate 'unprecedented'

Harris brings youth, race, gender and prosecutorial skill to the Democratic ticket vs Donald Trump in November election

Biden's choice of Kamala Harris as VP candidate 'unprecedented'

South Sudan

UN: 70 killed in South Sudan clashes between army, civilians

The UN said the violence was sparked by a 'disarmament exercise' that is part of the country's recent peace agreement.

UN: 70 killed in South Sudan clashes between army, civilians

Beirut explosion

Analysis: Diab was meant to fail. He did it well

The political establishment that appointed Hassan Diab as Lebanon's PM only stood to benefit from his failure.

Analysis: Diab was meant to fail. He did it well

US Elections 2020

Who is Kamala Harris?

Harris, the first Black woman in the US Senate from California, ran against Biden for the presidential nomination.

Who is Kamala Harris?

Middle East

Israel begins bulldozing villagers' homes in West Bank

One family's house has already been demolished, and the same is expected to happen to more than 30 other buildings.

Mali

Anti-gov't protests resume in Mali after weeks-long pause

Demonstrators are calling for the resignation of President President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita as mediation stalls.

Anti-gov't protests resume in Mali after weeks-long pause

Donald Trump

Trump says coronavirus changed 'great' relationship with China

Trump's campaign has resumed tough talk on China, including the term 'China virus', which some critics call 'racist'.

Trump says coronavirus changed 'great' relationship with China

US Elections 2020

Trump: Some 'men insulted' that Biden vowed to name female VP

Biden vowed to select a woman and is expected to announce his VP this week ahead of the Democratic National Convention.

Trump: Some 'men insulted' that Biden vowed to name female VP

United States

US watchdog report cites civilian casualties in Saudi arms deal

Trump administration skirted law to avoid telling Congress, evading concerns about deaths, humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

US watchdog report cites civilian casualties in Saudi arms deal

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?

More than 20 million infections confirmed in 188 countries and territories, including more than 737,000 deaths.

Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?