City and state officials deployed thousands of National Guard troops, enacted strict curfews and shut down mass transit systems to slow protest movements, but demonstrators pushed on in many cities.
Iran has a longterm ideological and military aim that doesn't require the Syrian regime to reform, or redeem itself.
Signs of mounting hunger are already being felt around the region, where desperate citizens are violating quarantines to go out in search of money and food and hanging red and white flags from their homes in a cry for aid.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than five million people, with over 334,000 deaths. Here are coronavirus-related updates for May 22:
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected over five million people, with around 327,000 deaths. Here are more coronavirus-related updates for May 20:
With no end in sight for the humanitarian crisis, NATO’s intervention may prove the only solution in finding peace and in halting other countries’ interference
It was the first time in almost 31 years of Polish democracy that voting for the election in line with the constitution, scheduled for Sunday, did not take place. The speaker of parliament now has two weeks to announce a new date.
Covid-19 patients in Italy's virus epicentre of Lombardy were transferred to nursing homes by an official resolution with catastrophic consequences.
Thousands of people in care are believed to have died but many are not believed to have been included in statistics tallying Covid-19 deaths.
Leaders around the world are wrestling with the dilemma of how to return to normal and kickstart their shattered economies without risking a devastating second wave of infections.
The virus has killed more than 80,000 people and has spread to 209 countries and territories. Here are the latest updates for April 7:
While the elderly and those with pre-existing medical conditions are the hardest hit by the virus, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that young people were also vulnerable.
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