UN encouraged experts may get to visit oil tanker off Yemen

This image provided by I.R. Consilium taken in 2019, shows the deck of the FSO Safer, indicating the lack of basic maintenance for several years, leading to incidental smaller spills, moored …

Mali protesters occupy national broadcaster

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Opposition supporters have tried to break into the national assembly Protesters in Mali have forced the state broadcaster off air during large demonstrations in the capital Bamako. …

Judge halts 1st federal execution in 17 years, citing virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Indiana on Friday halted the first federal execution planned in 17 years, citing concerns over the coronavirus by the victims’ family. Daniel Lee, 47, …

3 injured in explosion at medical clinic in Iran's capital

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television is reporting an explosion in a medical clinic in northern Tehran has injured at least three people. The ensuing fire began Tuesday night in …

Dr. Anthony Fauci says U.S. coronavirus outbreak is ‘going to be very disturbing,’ could top 100,000 new cases a day – CNBC

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, adjusts a Washington Nationals protective mask while arriving to a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing in …

Trump's ties to Putin under fresh scrutiny in wake of Russia bounty reports

Donald Trump is facing renewed questions over his relationship with Vladimir Putin after reports that he was briefed in writing in February that Russia paid bounties for the deaths of US …

EU reopens its borders to 14 nations but not to US tourists

LONDON: Britain on Tuesday voiced fears at China’s passing of a new national security law for Hong Kong, and said it would look into whether it broke an agreement between the …

Trump news – live: President cancels Alabama rally over coronavirus fears as criticism mounts over Russian bounty controversy

A damning article by veteran reporter Carl Bernstein quotes sources describing Trump as “delusional” and jeopardising America’s national security and place on the global stage by surrendering political advantage to Putin, …

Dr. Anthony Fauci tells Congress new coronavirus cases could reach 100,000 a day without changes – USA TODAY

WASHINGTON – New coronavirus infections could increase to 100,000 a day if the nation doesn’t get the ongoing surge under control, Dr. Anthony Fauci told Congress Tuesday. “We’ve really got to do something …

Germany far right: Elite KSK commando force ‘to be partially disbanded’

Image copyright German army/KSKImage caption The elite KSK has the job of carrying out complex foreign operations such as hostage rescues Germany’s defence minister says she has ordered the partial dissolution …

From Powerball winner to scandal: Jack Whittaker dies at 72

In this Aug. 30, 2007 photo Jack Whittaker speaks during an interview in Mount Hope, W.Va. Whittaker Jr., whose life became rife with setbacks and tragedy after winning a record $315 …

Pompeo faces opposition in UN push on Iran arms embargo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, seen here in March 2020, is pushing the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Iran (AFP Photo/ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS) United Nations (United States) …