Russia seeks prison terms for 3 youth group…

Russian authorities have demanded prison terms for three members of a youth group charged with creating an extremist organization, in a case that elicited public outrage and has been seen as politically motivated

Justice Ginsburg in hospital for possible…

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to a hospital on Tuesday for treatment of a possible infection, a court spokeswoman said. Gavino Garay reports.

As Americans Break the Rules, Ireland Looks at…

Ireland will consider tougher coronavirus restrictions after anger has risen over US tourists breaking the rules. Visitors are supposed to quarantine for 14 days, but owners of pubs, hotels, and restaurants took to Twitter over the weekend to say they'd sent Americans away, SkyNews reports. "Had to cancel guests booked...

Health Care Workers In France Are Getting A Raise

After seven weeks of negotiating with multiple unions, the French government signed a deal Monday worth more than $9 billion.

Canada, US and Mexico poised to extend border…

The U.S., Canada and Mexico are poised to extend their agreements to keep their shared borders closed to non-essential travel to Aug. 21, officials said

Trump reverses decision on foreign students

[NFA] The Trump administration on Tuesday, abandoned its attempt to force foreign students to leave the United States if all of their classes are to be taught online this autumn. It was a dramatic reversal from a policy announced just last week. Gavino Garay has more.

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2 US Rivals Are About to Get Much Closer

With a new trade and military pact with Iran, China doesn't just thumb its nose at US sanctions—it steamrolls over them. The New York Times reports that it has obtained an 18-page document outlining the new partnership between the two countries, which would "vastly expand Chinese presence in banking,...

China Announces Punishments On U.S., Cites Sens…

No specifics were announced by the sanctions triggered by the U.S. penalizing China over its treatment of Uighurs.

Germany eyes local travel bans to prevent 2nd…

Germany’s pandemic point person says his country is on course to avoid a big second wave of coronavirus infections

Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell denied bail

A U.S. judge on Tuesday denied bail for Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's longtime associate charged with luring young girls so the late financier could sexually abuse them, after she pleaded not guilty at her arraignment hearing. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

England to Make Masks Mandatory

After days of conflicting statements from government ministers, the British government plans to announce Tuesday that masks will be mandatory in shops in England as of July 24. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday that masks "should be worn" in shops, but cabinet minister Michael Gove said Sunday that face...

Polish President Duda Narrowly Wins Second Term…

The country's National Electoral Commission announced Monday that Duda had received just over 51.21% of Sunday's vote.

Belarus bars main challengers from presidential…

Election authorities in Belarus have barred two main rivals of authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko from running in this summer’s presidential election

Trump: More white than Black people killed by…

In an interview with CBS News previewed on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump said more white than Black people are killed at the hands of police in the United States.

In This Country, a COVID Curfew, Reimposed Booze…

South Africa has seen more than 12,000 new COVID-19 cases daily over the past few days, trailing only the US, Brazil, and India on that figure, and health officials are now issuing warnings that shortages of hospital beds and oxygen are looming. That was the dire message delivered Sunday...

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Turkey Plans To Reopen The Hagia Sophia As A…

The Hagia Sophia has been a museum since 1935, but before that it was a mosque for nearly 500 years.

Retirees in Greece win court battle for bailout…

A high court in Greece has ruled in favor of retirees in a class action case in which they demanded the reimbursement of money cut from their income during international bailouts

Stocks gain despite profit plummet for banks

Wall Street rallied on Tuesday despite a plunge in profits at three major U.S. banks and billions of dollars set aside to cover potential loan losses. Conway G. Gittens has the action.

After 6K Years, a Big Beast Is Returning to the UK

The last time a wild bison roamed what it is now the United Kingdom, the world was a much a different place—and 6,000 years younger. But an ambitious new program aims to reintroduce the animal to a forest near Canterbury in Kent, reports the Guardian . One male and...

Brazil To Temporarily Ban Fires In The Amazon…

The announcement comes after 29 firms sent a letter threatening to pull investments if Brazil doesn't do something to protect the rainforest.

Armenia-Azerbaijan border fighting escalates; 16…

Three days of fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces have killed at least 16 people in the worst outbreak of hostilities between the neighboring countries in years

Opening schools should be local decision -Fauci

Top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci on Tuesday said that decisions on whether to open schools in U.S. regions hit hard by the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak should be left to local officials.

Mandela Daughter Dies: 'She Served South Africa…

Zindzi Mandela, South Africa's current ambassador to Denmark and the youngest daughter of the late Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, is dead at age 59. She died early Monday at a hospital in Johannesburg, per a statement from the office of President Cyril Ramaphosa. The cause of death hasn't yet...

Seoul's Mayor Found Dead After Reported Missing

Park Won-soon's daughter reported her father missing after she said she received a voice message from him that sounded like a will.

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Catalan leader demands investigation into Spain…

The speaker of the Catalan regional parliament is demanding that the Spanish government launch an official investigation into reports that his cellphone was the target of espionage, allegedly by Spanish security services

Mayor says more 'urgency' needed from DeSantis

The mayor of Miami Beach on Tuesday told Florida Governor Ron DeSantis that a 'greater sense of urgency' is needed from the governor and the president.

Rubio Responds to Getting Sanctioned by China

Last week, the US sanctioned three Chinese officials over alleged human rights abuses against Muslims in the region of Xinjiang. On Monday, China retaliated with sanctions of its own against four US officials—Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, Rep. Chris Smith, and Sam Brownback, who is the US ambassador...