A United Nations human rights expert has called for an independent assessment on the conditions at Bhasan Char, the remote island in Bangladesh where more than a thousand Rohingya were taken earlier this month, as he condemned the world’s “failure”
China has announced that it is revoking visa exemptions for US diplomatic passport holders visiting Hong Kong and Macau, after the United States imposed financial sanctions and a travel ban on more than a dozen Chinese officials – the latest
The United States federal government has executed Brandon Bernard, a Black man from Texas involved in the 1999 killing of a couple, as appeals across several weeks from advocacy groups, jurors and others for a stay to his execution went
Canada said it has confirmed with Chinese officials that detained citizens Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, who were picked up in December 2018 shortly after Canada arrested a top Huawei executive on a US extradition warrant, “have not yet gone
Politicians in the United States Congress on Thursday remained far apart on the terms of a new COVID-19 economic relief package, making an agreement between Republicans and Democrats unlikely this week.
US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat,
The United States government’s deficit in the first two months of the budget year ran 25.1 percent higher than the same period a year ago as spending to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic soared while tax revenues fell.
A United States government advisory panel has endorsed the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, a critical step towards the vaccine’s final approval for eventual distribution across the country.
A panel of outside advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on
Shares of Airbnb Inc more than doubled in the company’s stock market debut on Thursday, valuing the home rental firm at just over $100bn in the biggest United States initial public offering of 2020 and capping a bumper year in
Italian prosecutors are seeking answers from four members of Egypt’s security forces over the abduction and murder of an Italian student in Cairo.
Giulio Regeni’s brutalised body was found by the side of a deserted road on the outskirts of
Richard Branson’s space tourism company Virgin Galactic is poised for a key test flight of its two-part launch vehicle, a step that could move it closer to offering regular trips to the edge of space for the ultimate sightseeing tour.