Explosions rock 2 Somalia cities as 4 killed in…

Explosions have rocked two of Somalia’s largest cities

Trump rails against ''new left fascism' at rally

President Donald Trump on Friday railed against "angry mobs" that tried to tear down statues of Confederate leaders and other historical figures, warning thousands of supporters at Mount Rushmore that protesters were trying to erase U.S. history. Ryan Brooks reports.

Days After New Law, Activist Flees Hong Kong

A prominent pro-democracy activist in Hong Kong has fled the territory days after China's introduction of a draconian new security law . Former student leader Nathan Law, who spent time in prison for his role in the 2014 pro-democracy protests, says he has left Hong Kong and will continue advocating for...

U.K. To Let Travelers From 59 Countries In…

Travelers from 59 countries will be allowed to come into England without having to self-isolate.

North Korea says it has no plans for talks with…

North Korea is reiterating it has no immediate plans to resume nuclear negotiations with the United States unless Washington discards what it describes as “hostile” polices toward Pyongyang

Trump vows Mount Rushmore will 'stand forever'

President Donald Trump was expected to rail against a "left wing mob" for seeking to "tear down" U.S. history at a celebration with thousands of supporters at Mount Rushmore on Friday (July 3), shrugging off concerns about social distancing during a pandemic.

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Nation Makes 'Upskirt' Photos Illegal

Taking a photo under a woman's skirt until now has brought only a small fine in Germany, which hasn't been much of a deterrent. "That is why we are closing a major criminal liability gap," said a spokesman for the ruling legislative coalition. The offense will now fall under criminal...

France Has A New Prime Minister In Planned…

French officials said the prime minister and president agreed it was time to shift the focus of the government as the country recovers from COVID-19.

The Latest: German activists protest near…

Animal rights activists in Germany are attempting to block access to a slaughterhouse at the center of a large coronavirus cluster

Protesters block Mount Rushmore road before Trump…

Protesters blocked a road to Mount Rushmore on Friday (July 3), as President Donald Trump began his July Fourth celebrations with a trip to the landmark despite concerns about large gatherings which could spread coronavirus and criticism from Native Americans.

Mexico Issues First Border Restrictions Over…

Any other year, Arizonans would "flock to Mexican beach towns like Rocky Point and San Carlos for the Fourth of July," reports the Daily Star . But this holiday, most will be turned away if they try. Mexico's Foreign Ministry on Thursday announced the country's first border restrictions since the pandemic,...

Turkey Holds Trial In Absentia For Suspects In…

The suspects — which includes two of the Saudi crown prince former aides — were all absent as Saudi Arabia refused to extradite the suspects.

Heavy rain floods southern Japan; 2 dead, about…

Heavy rain in southern Japan has triggered flooding and mudslides, leaving at least two presumed dead, about 10 missing and dozens stranded on rooftops waiting to be rescued

Gilead's remdesivir gets conditional EU clearance

The European Commission said Friday it had given conditional approval for the use of antiviral drug remdesivir in severe COVID-19 patients. As Fred Katayama reports, that makes it the region's first authorized therapy to treat the virus.

Armed Man Drives Through Gate Near Trudeau…

An armed member of the Canadian military smashed a truck through gates blocking access to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's residence in Ottawa on Thursday before being taken into custody, according to police. The man, identified by CBC News as Corey Hurren of Manitoba, breached a pedestrian entrance outside Rideau Hall...

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Belgium Confronts Its Colonial Past In The Wake…

Global conversations around racism have brought new intensity to the nation's grappling with its brutal legacy in central Africa.

French government ministers investigated over…

A special French court has ordered an investigation of three current or former government ministers over their handling of the coronavirus crisis

July 4th muted as COVID-19 cases soar

[NFA] Coronavirus cases are rising in 37 U.S. states, many of which are canceling traditional Independence Day celebrations to stop the spread. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

This Khashoggi Murder Trial Won't Be Secret

Twenty Saudi nationals are on trial in absentia in Turkey for the 2018 murder of Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, including two former aides of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Ahmed al-Asiri, the former deputy head of Saudi Arabia's general intelligence, and Saud al-Qahtani, an ex-royal...

At Least 162 Dead In Landslide At Myanmar Jade…

​The country's fire department said a heavy rainstorm triggered​ Thursday's landslide.

Ethiopia's PM accuses dissidents of taking up…

Ethiopia’s prime minister says dissidents he recently extended an offer of peace have “taken up arms” in revolt against the government in a week of deadly unrest that followed the killing of a popular singer

Khashoggi death: 20 go on trial in absentia

A Turkish court put 20 Saudi officials on trial in absentia on Friday for the gruesome killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which sparked international outrage and tarnished the image of Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler. Joe Davies reports.

For Ghislaine Maxwell, 6 Counts of Wrongdoing

Remember when Ghislaine Maxwell turned up at a burger joint in Los Angeles last summer when everyone was wondering where she was? Maybe it was a little misdirection, because when the FBI arrested the longtime associate of Jeffrey Epstein on Thursday, she was clear across the country in quiet Bradford,...

Russians Vote To Let President Putin Seek 2 More…

Voters largely approved the change, but critics say the Kremlin had a hand in the vote's outcome.

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Russian Orthodox Church defrocks…

The Russian Orthodox Church has defrocked a coronavirus-denying monk who has defied Kremlin lockdown orders and taken control of a monastery

Mystery elephant deaths may have devastating…

The mysterious deaths of hundreds of elephants could have a "devastating" impact on the species, one NGO said on Friday. Emer McCarthy reports.

'It's Sad That Hong Kong Is Dead'

China's new Hong Kong national security law is "a brutal, sweeping crackdown against the people of Hong Kong, intended to destroy the freedoms they were promised," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday as the House unanimously passed new sanctions. The bill targets Chinese officials behind the draconian law, banks who...