Friday, June 5, 2020

Hong Kong marks Tiananmen anniversary, defying a police ban

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ZEN SOO and KEN MORITSUGU Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people in Hong Kong defied a police ban Thursday evening, breaking through...

UK hosts vaccine summit amid calls for free virus vaccine

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MARIA CHENG and LAURAN NEERGAARD Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A vaccine summit hosted by the British government on Thursday raised billions of dollars to...

Thousands in Europe decry racial injustice, police violence

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PAN PYLAS and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Thousands of people demonstrated in London on Wednesday against police violence and racial injustice following...

China delayed releasing coronavirus info, frustrating WHO

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The Associated Press Throughout January, the World Health Organization publicly praised China for what it called a speedy response to the new coronavirus. It repeatedly...

Afghan government releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners

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KATHY GANNON and TAMEEM AKHGAR Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government released hundreds of Taliban prisoners Tuesday, its single largest prisoner release...

In Bolsonaro’s Brazil, everyone else is to blame for virus

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DAVID BILLER Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With Brazil emerging as one of the world's most infected countries, President Jair Bolsonaro is deflecting...

UK leader Johnson stands by aide over 250-mile lockdown trip

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JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Sunday he wouldn't fire his chief aide for allegedly violating the national lockdown...

Time running out on the last US-Russia nuclear arms treaty

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DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Time is running out on an arms control treaty that, if it's allowed to expire, will leave the...

Pakistan jet with 98 aboard crashes in crowded neighborhood

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ADIL JAWAD Associated Press KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A jetliner carrying 98 people crashed Friday in a crowded neighborhood near the airport in Pakistan's port...

Irish donors repay generosity of Native American tribes during great famine

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ROBERT JAY WATSON The Epoch Times Charitable donations from a GoFundMe campaign initiated in Ireland have been pouring in to support Native American communities hard hit...