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    Azerbaijan, Armenia clash over disputed region

    Agence France-Presse . Yerevan, Armenia | Updated at 12:57am on September 28, 2020

    Baku and Yerevan put themselves on a war footing after heavy fighting erupted Sunday between Azerbaijan and Armenian separatists, claiming military and civilian casualties on...

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    Global toll rises to 9,98,463

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:49am on September 28, 2020

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 9,98,463 people since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled...

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    Labour heads polls for first time in Johnson’s leadership

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:48pm on September 27, 2020

    Britain’s Labour Party on Sunday registered its first polling lead since Boris Johnson became prime minister last year as support for his crisis-wracked Conservative government...

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    Greece warms to EU asylum pact but refugee groups rage

    Agence France-Presse . Athens | Updated at 10:46pm on September 27, 2020

    Greece’s government has cautiously welcomed a plan from Brussels to reform the EU’s shaky asylum system, but charity groups working with refugees on the ground...

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    Belarus opposition holds ‘people’s inauguration’ protest

    Agence France-Presse . Minsk | Updated at 10:42pm on September 27, 2020

    Belarus police on Sunday arrested several people before an opposition march in support of protest figure Svetlana Tikhanovskaya days after the country’s leader was secretly...

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    UK at UN to call for global unity against pandemics

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:45pm on September 26, 2020

    British prime minister Boris Johnson on Saturday will urge world leaders to overcome divisions and set out a ‘five-point plan’ to prevent future pandemics during...

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    Putin proposes election non-interference pact with US

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:43pm on September 26, 2020

    Russian president Vladimir Putin proposed Friday concluding a pact with Washington against interfering in one another’s elections and internal affairs, just weeks before the US...

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    French restaurant owners protest against new closures

    Agence France-Presse . Marseille | Updated at 10:40pm on September 26, 2020

    Hundreds of restaurant and bar owners protested in the southern French city of Marseille on Friday against new shutdown orders to curb surging coronavirus numbers,...

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    Ukraine crash survivor dies as toll climbs to 26

    Agence France-Presse . Chuguiv, Ukraine | Updated at 10:32am on September 26, 2020

    One of the two survivors of a Ukrainian military plane crash died in hospital as the death toll climbed to 26 on Saturday after three...

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    Landmine detection rat wins top UK bravery award

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:06am on September 26, 2020

    Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. A five-year-old giant African pouched rat called Magawa, however, has to be one of the world’s most unlikely...