Thousands of protesters formed human chains and marched in Belarus yesterday in a growing wave of peaceful demonstrations over President Alexander Lukashenko’s disputed re-election and an ensuing police crackdown.
Thailand’s prime minister said yesterday the majority of the kingdom find its ongoing pro-democracy protests “unacceptable”, as the youth-led movement grows bolder in targeting Thai power.
Australia’s virus-hit Victoria state reported a major drop in new coronavirus cases yesterday, but officials warned against complacency amid a “worrying” spread of the disease in regional areas outside Melbourne.
Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris put the coronavirus pandemic front and centre in their campaign yesterday, targeting Donald Trump’s response to the health and economic crises ahead of November’s election.
President Donald Trump said yesterday that his team is rejecting Democrats’ bid to include funds for the US Postal Service and shore up election infrastructure in a new coronavirus relief bill, as he vowed to block money to facilitate mail-in voting.
In a major twist to the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, which looked like coming to an end with rebel Congress leader Sachin Pilot returning to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s camp, BJPs opposition leader Gulab Chand Kataria yesterday said his party will move a no-confidence motion against the
The government yesterday faced criticism after education officials downgraded more than a third of pupils’ final grades in a system devised after the coronavirus pandemic led to cancelled exams.
New Zealand was scrambling to trace the source of its first coronavirus outbreak in more than three months, reporting 13 new community infections on Thursday, after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ...
Philippine officials on Thursday assured the public that any vaccine against the novel coronavirus would have to go through a strict regulatory screening before being made available to Filipinos.
Nepali businesses have laid off 22.5% of their workers as measures to contain the novel coronavirus hit tourism and other activities, a senior central bank official said on Thursday ...