Anti-racism protests continue in the US as statues, monuments and buildings of US historical leaders who carried out policies viewed as racist are being removed, following last month's police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than 4.6 million people, with over 308,000 deaths, according to a tracker. Here are more coronavirus-related developments for May 16:
The number of global coronavirus infections has surged past 4.5 million, with over 306,000 deaths and 1.7 million recoveries. Here are more coronavirus-related developments for May 15:
The devil is in the details, but EU leaders this week will wrangle a deal which might be a starter’s pistol for Brussels to fall on its sword.
The peace process is going through its most intricate phase as Afghan leaders from all sides struggle to find common ground.
Italy could be facing a significant loss of jobs, business closures and international isolation.
More than 200 people have been hospitalised or treated for breathing problems since Sunday as authorities try to determine if a toxic gas leak was to blame after many patients complained of an unfamiliar odour.
Australia’s most populous state was paralysed by “catastrophic” fire conditions amid soaring temperatures, while one person died as wildfires also ravaged the country’s southeast.
The announcement comes from Hong Kong’s new police commissioner as a police siege of the Polytechnic University continues with most of the protesters leaving the campus, but an unknown number still remains inside for days.
Abdullah Yusuf Ali wrote perhaps the most famous translation of the Quran but he also supported the British against the Ottomans and died a lonely man.
The death the migrant boy makes him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the US-Mexico border since December.
Critics warn that warmer Gulf-Israel ties will hurt the Palestinians, who are under pressure to accept the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for the Middle East.
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