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    15 migrants rescued off Belgian coast

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 11:28pm on June 28, 2020

    Fifteen migrants attempting to reach Britain were rescued off the Belgian coast after their inflatable dinghy began sinking, authorities said on Sunday. The raft, built...

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    Coronavirus-hit Iran to make masks compulsory from next week

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 11:27pm on June 28, 2020

    Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that mask-wearing will be mandatory in certain areas as of next week and gave virus-hit provinces the green...

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    Trump denies he was briefed on Russia-Taliban bounty intelligence

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:25pm on June 28, 2020

    US president Donald Trump denied Sunday he had been briefed on intelligence that reportedly showed Russia had offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing US...

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    Civilians among over 100 victims of Libya mines: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 11:23pm on June 28, 2020

    Mines have killed or wounded more than 100 people, including many civilians, south of Libya’s capital following deadly combat between rival forces, the UN said...

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    Macron braces for setback in French local polls

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:22pm on June 28, 2020

    French people went to the polls wearing face masks Sunday for the final round of municipal elections expected to yield a low voter turnout and...

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    Rolling Stones warn Trump of legal action over song use

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:20pm on June 28, 2020

    British rock legends The Rolling Stones have threatened legal action against Donald Trump for the US president’s use of their song ‘You Can’t Always Get...

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    Outrage mounts over police custody deaths

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:19pm on June 28, 2020

    The deaths of a father and son from alleged torture at the hands of police have sparked outrage across India, with many drawing parallels with...

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    15 Iran-backed fighters killed in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:17pm on June 28, 2020

    Air strikes targeting positions of Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria killed nine fighters on Sunday in the second such raid in 24 hours, a war...

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    UN says fighting intensifies in Rakhine state

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 06:23pm on June 28, 2020

    The United Nations called for ‘urgent measures to spare civilians’ in Myanmar’s conflict-wracked northwest on Sunday, saying fighting has intensified between the army and insurgents...

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    China sent martial artists to India border: state media

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:24am on June 28, 2020

    China reinforced its troops near the Indian border with mountain climbers and martial arts fighters shortly before a deadly clash this month, state media reported. Tensions are common between the two...