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Turkey marks fourth anniversary of failed coup attempt

July 15, 2020

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey is marking the fourth anniversary of the July 15 failed coup attempt against the government, with ceremonies and events remembering its victim. more »»

Apple wins EU court case over $15 billion in claimed taxes

July 15, 2020

BRUSSELS (AP) — A European Union court on Wednesday delivered a hammer blow to the bloc’s attempts to rein in sweetheart tax deals between multinationals and individual member countries when it... more »»

Statue of Black protester replaces toppled UK slave trader

July 15, 2020

LONDON (AP) — An artist has erected a statue of a Black Lives Matter protester atop the plinth in the English city of Bristol formerly occupied by a statue of a slave trader. more »»

Lockdowns reimposed in India as virus cases near 1 million

July 15, 2020

NEW DELHI (AP) — As India’s confirmed coronavirus cases approach 1 million, lockdowns are being reimposed in parts of the country as local governments try to shield the health system from being... more »»

The Latest: English town of Blackburn imposes restrictions

July 15, 2020

LONDON — Authorities in the English town of Blackburn have imposed new restrictions on social mingling amid what they say is a “rising tide” of new coronavirus cases. more »»

Rules once lifted are reimposed to try to curb new outbreaks

July 15, 2020

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Virus restrictions once lifted are being reimposed, shutting businesses and curbing people's social lives as communities try to curb a disease resurgence before it spin... more »»

Asia Today: Rules return in Hong Kong, India, ease in China

July 15, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — Renewed restrictions took effect in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with restaurants limited to takeout after 6 p.m., as the Asian financial center battles a resurgence of the coronavirus. more »»

Lives Lost: London's Hackney Marshes will miss head referee

July 15, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The best referees are largely invisible, maintaining order unobtrusively and letting the players decide the game. more »»

Man blamed for nearly half Sri Lanka virus cases speaks out

July 15, 2020

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — For months he’s been anonymous, but now Prasad Dinesh, linked by Sri Lankan authorities to nearly half of the country's more than 2,600 coronavirus cases, is trying to... more »»

China: US Xinjiang warning 'bad for the whole world'

July 15, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has warned it will protect Chinese companies after Washington said enterprises may face legal trouble if they help carry out abuses in the Muslim northwestern... more »»

Asia Today: Renewed restrictions take effect in Hong Kong

July 15, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — Renewed restrictions took effect in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with restaurants limited to takeout after 6 p.m., as the Asian financial center battles a resurgence of the coronavirus. more »»

Mexico's president turns attention to cartel-plagued states

July 15, 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is traveling to three of Mexico’s most violent states this week to counter what many call a “hands-off” strategy toward drug cartels that... more »»

Young activists, localists top Hong Kong pro-democracy polls

July 15, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — Young activists and localist candidates dominated Hong Kong’s unofficial pro-democracy primaries over the weekend, with hundreds of thousands of people voting despite warnings th... more »»

Over 1 million marooned in Bangladesh as floods worsen

July 15, 2020

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Heavy flooding is worsening in parts of Bangladesh, with over 1 million villagers marooned or leaving their homes for higher ground along with their cattle and other... more »»

Florida virus deaths surge, vaccine research moves forward

July 14, 2020

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (AP) — Florida surpassed its daily record for coronavirus deaths Tuesday amid rising global worries of a resurgence, even as researchers announced that the first vaccine... more »»

Florida virus deaths surge, vaccine test results released

July 14, 2020

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (AP) — Florida surpassed its daily record for coronavirus deaths Tuesday amid rising global worries of a resurgence, even as researchers announced that the first vaccine... more »»

South Africa surpasses the UK in confirmed coronavirus cases

July 14, 2020

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa on Tuesday surpassed the U.K. in its number of confirmed coronavirus cases as the country's president warns of "the gravest crisis in the history of our democracy. more »»

Prada headlines Milan's first Digital Fashion Week

July 14, 2020

MILAN (AP) — Prada headlined Day 1 of Milan’s first Digital Fashion Week on Tuesday with a series of out-sourced videos and the apt subtitle ‘’the show that never happened. more »»

British journalist Jo Tuckman dies in Mexico after illness

July 14, 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Soon after arriving in Mexico in 2000, British journalist Jo Tuckman reported on what many Mexicans could scarcely have imagined: the election defeat of the political party tha... more »»

 
 

 

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