Pandemic makes for a lonely D-Day observance in…

This year's D-Day anniversary in Normandy has turned out to be one of the loneliest observances ever

Prince William Shares a 'Little Secret' on His…

It's hard to imagine what royal family members do during lockdown, but Britain's Prince William just filled us in on one of his activities. Per CNN , the Duke of Cambridge, along with wife Kate Middleton, brother Harry, and Harry's wife, Meghan Markle, helped start Shout, the UK's first 24/7 text-message...

Hong Kong Makes It Illegal To Insult China's…

The pro-Beijing majority in Hong Kong's legislature backed the measure, giving it enough yes votes to pass.

Russian Orthodox priest tends to Moscow's…

The Rev. Vasily Gelevan bends over a COVID-19 patient at her apartment to administer Holy Communion and say words of comfort while clad in a hazmat suit

Dad Said They Were Getting a Vaccine. He Lied

An Egyptian father told his three daughters that they would receive a vaccine for COVID-19 before each was injected with a general anesthetic and subjected to female genital mutilation, according to prosecutors. The three minors "lost consciousness and when they woke up they were shocked to find their legs bound...

PM Says U.K. Could Admit Millions From Hong Kong…

​In an op-ed, Boris Johnson said the U.K. would change its immigration laws if China imposes a new security law on Hong Kong.

AdChoices Icon

Japan advocate for daughter, others abducted to…

Shigeru Yokota, a Japanese campaigner for the return of his daughter and a dozen others who were abducted to North Korea in the 1970s, has died

North Korea Taunts US Over Protests

North Korea has taken note of the George Floyd protests, and it's not exactly sending a note of support. "Demonstrators enraged by the extreme racists throng even to the White House," says a statement in one of the main state-run newspapers. "This is the reality in the US today." The...

Protests Break Out In Paris Over Report On A 2016…

The deaths of George Floyd and Adama Traoré led to protests in Paris.

Asia Today: Indonesia records single-day high in…

Indonesia has reported nearly 1,000 new cases of the coronavirus, a new single-day high for the country that brought its total caseload past 30,000, as the government unveiled a stimulus package worth $47.6 billion to anchor the virus-battered economy

Aussie Calls Out to PM: 'Get Off My Grass'

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was in the process of announcing a strategy to assist Australians in investing in their homes Thursday when he was interrupted by an annoyed homeowner who'd just invested in his lawn. "Can everyone get off the grass please," the man yelled from his front door...

U.K. Parliament To Vote On Future Of Remote…

In order to obey the country's social distancing guidelines, lawmakers have been utilizing a "hybrid" way of working since April.

Protests support Floyd, Black Lives Matter on 3…

Tens of thousands of people have rallied in cities from Asia to Europe, to honor George Floyd and voice their support for the Black Lives Matter movement

2 Key Phone Numbers Shared in Madeleine McCann…

The new suspect in the 2007 disappearance of 3-year-old Madeleine McCann in Portugal has been identified as Christian B., a 43-year-old German national and child sex offender currently serving time in prison for rape. McCann family spokesperson Clarence Mitchell said that in 13 years, he couldn't "recall an instance when...

Hong Kong Won't Hold Tiananmen Square Vigil For…

​Hong Kong police said the event was canceled due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.

AdChoices Icon

China urges citizens to shun Australia as dispute…

China is advising its citizens not to visit Australia, citing racial discrimination and violence against Asians, in what appears to be Beijing’s latest attempt to punish the country for advocating an investigation into the coronavirus pandemic

Russia Declares State of Emergency After Oil Spill

A massive oil spill in Siberia is being called "Russia's Exxon Valdez"—and Vladimir Putin is furious with a company that allegedly failed to report it. The Russian leader declared a state of emergency in the region Wednesday and slammed executives at Norilsk Nickel, the BBC reports. Officials said Krasnoyarsk...

Protests Over George Floyd's Death Spread Across…

Multiple solidarity gatherings were held in New Zealand Monday.

US cardinal at Vatican prays for Floyd, and…

The highest-ranking American cardinal at the Vatican is deploring the “unjust” killing of George Floyd

SS Officer's Diary Points to Billions in Looted…

Rumors of a Nazi gold train in Poland resulted in nothing . But a new gold rush could be coming with the airing of a 75-year-old diary written by an SS officer in charge of transport, who describes 11 locations where Nazis hid gold, jewels, priceless paintings, and religious artifacts. The...

United Nations Postpones Climate Summit Until 2021

The annual meeting will be pushed back one year to November 2021 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Thousands in Mali's capital demand that president…

Thousands of people have demonstrated in Mali’s capital to demand the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

Trudeau Pauses for 21 Seconds When Asked About US

Canadian leader Justin Trudeau was apparently choosing his words carefully Tuesday when asked about the unrest in the US —it took him more than 20 seconds to respond to a reporter's question. You can see for yourself in this Yahoo Finance video . Here is how the question was posed, and...

Virus Spike Leads Some South Korean Schools…

The government shut down parts of the Seoul metro area, where nearly half of the country's 52 million people live.

AdChoices Icon

UN health agency: Wear mask if you can't keep…

The World Health Organization is broadening its recommendations for the use of masks during the coronavirus pandemic

Hong Kong's Leader Accuses US of 'Double Standard'

Hong Kong's leader has defended China's new national security law blocking secession, subversion, terrorism, and foreign interference in the city while accusing the US of a double standard. "For some countries that have had a high-profile response and claimed they will take action, I can only describe them as upholding...

China's Parliament Approves Hong Kong National…

The proposed law has sparked another wave of anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong, resulting in violent clashes between protesters and police.