The coronavirus pandemic has now infected over 21 million people and has killed more than 758,000. Here are the latest updates for August 14:
The 27 EU foreign ministers agreed to task their foreign policy unit with preparing a list of individuals to be blacklisted.
Nearly 7,000 people have been detained and hundreds have been injured in a police clampdown on demonstrators protesting the official results of Sunday’s ballot that gave President Alexander Lukashenko 80 percent of the vote.
Turkey's President Erdogan says Ankara is not seeking any "adventures" in the region, as France sends two fighter jets and naval frigate 'Lafayette' to increase military presence in the increasingly tense region.
The US supports Israel's demands for expanding the peacekeeping mission's mandate in southern Lebanon, however, most security council members back a continuation of its current mandate.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has described the derailment as a “major″ incident. Serious train accidents are rare in the UK. The country’s last fatal derailment was in 2007.
Turkey's Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said Ankara wants to resolve the issue of eastern Medeastern with Greece. "We side with international law, good neighbourliness and dialogue," he added.
While many of the lockdown restrictions have been eased, Britain still faces a tough time in coming months, with unemployment likely to spike as the government phases out a support program that has kept nearly 10 million workers on company payrolls.
Belarus' main opposition candidate has fled to Lithuania following police crackdown on protests over election results that gave incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko sixth term in office.
Locals say the image is one-sided and unfair, and entrepreneurs and artists have taken it upon themselves to promote the area's bustling Afrocentric vibe with shoppers and tourists alike.
The European Union's foreign ministers will meet on August 27 and 28 in Berlin, and could prepare new measures against Minsk following elections results they claim were "neither free nor fair".
The coronavirus pandemic has now infected over 20 million people and has killed more than 739,000. Here are the latest updates for August 11:
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