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Melania Trump’s statue set on fire in her hometown in Slovenia

In January, a large wooden statue resembling Donald Trump was also burnt in another Slovenian city

09 Jul 2020 2:39 PM

WHO acknowledges 'evidence’ of COVID-19 airborne spread

The change in the WHO’s assessment of risk of transmission could affect its current advice on keeping 1 metre of physical distancing

08 Jul 2020 9:00 AM

‘Contents of your underwear do not concern the govt’: Gender off Dutch ID cards soon

In a letter to parliament, Minister Ingrid van Engelshoven said gender categories would be omitted from ID cards from 2024/2025.

04 Jul 2020 9:06 PM

Putin mocks US embassy in Russia for flying rainbow flag

His comments followed a nationwide vote on constitutional reforms that included an effective ban on gay marriage

04 Jul 2020 12:19 PM

French Prime Minister, government resign ahead of cabinet reshuffle

President Emmanuel Macron says the move will set out a 'new course' as the country grapples with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic

03 Jul 2020 4:30 PM

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Merkel urges EU unity on China

'Only together the 27 EU member countries have enough weight to achieve ambitious deals with China,' the German Chancellor said

03 Jul 2020 2:36 PM

Climate battles are having their day in court

As lawsuits for climate go up, lawyers are getting creative — using new legal arguments to challenge companies and governments before court

03 Jul 2020 9:33 AM

Putin could stay in power till 2036 as per the new constitution reforms

In a seven day long voting, Russians overwhelmingly approved the package for constitutional changes put forward by president Vladimir Putin

02 Jul 2020 8:37 AM

'No excuse' for countries that fail in contact tracing, says WHO chief Tedros

“Although many countries have made some progress, globally the pandemic is actually speeding up,” Tedros Adhanom said

30 Jun 2020 12:42 PM

Half a million lives lost to the pandemic

The world has reached a grim milestone on the virus front while some countries are still grappling with only the first wave

29 Jun 2020 8:34 AM

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Hey, You! Rolling Stones warn Trump of legal action over song use

Earlier this month, Trump was stopped from using a song of rock musician Tom Petty as well, saying Trump's is 'a campaign of hate'

28 Jun 2020 6:00 PM

Pride events go online this year to mark 50th anniversary

While some took to streets, much of the movement's energy was channelled into Global Pride, a 24-hour online event broadcast live online

28 Jun 2020 12:25 PM

Global COVID-19 fundraising meeting raises $6.9 billion

Many leaders stress that an eventual vaccine should be available to anyone who needs it

28 Jun 2020 9:28 AM

France confirms it will read black boxes of Ukrainian jet shot by Iran

The Ukraine International Airlines flight was shot down on January by an Iranian ground-to-air missile, killing 176 people

27 Jun 2020 8:45 AM

Authoritarian regimes are using virus to silence its critics, ex-leaders warn

500 signatories, including more than 60 former leaders, wrote an open letter organised by Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance

25 Jun 2020 3:16 PM

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Americans not allowed into 30+ European countries

As Europe reopens its borders, American visitors will not be welcome owing to surging virus numbers in USA and Trump’s recent ban

25 Jun 2020 10:39 AM

Russia refuses to meddle in Sino-Indian border dispute

Russia maintains close ties with both India and China and its views are therefore seen as extremely important

24 Jun 2020 10:31 AM

Britain says stabbing 'atrocity' in town park was terrorism

An unnamed 25-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of murder and held in police custody

22 Jun 2020 9:05 AM

Spain reopens border with France

Spain has been one of the worst affected countries, suffering more than 28,000 deaths and nearly 300,000 cases

21 Jun 2020 4:19 PM

Italy’s sewage water study suggests COVID-19 was there before China

Traces of coronavirus were found in wastewater collected in Italy during December 2019

19 Jun 2020 4:30 PM

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