Italy seizes 14 tons of amphetamines, said to be ISIS-made
Italian police have seized 14 tonnes of amphetamines, allegedly produced in Syria by ISIS to fund extremist activities and destined for the European illegal drug market.
July 2, 2020 7:52 am
Russian voters agree to extend Putin’s rule to 2036
Russian voters approved changes to the constitution that will allow President Vladimir Putin to hold power until 2036.
July 2, 2020 6:36 am
NZ Health Minister resigns
Health Minister David Clark has resigned from the role, having narrowly avoided being sacked during lockdown.
July 2, 2020 6:20 am
Black Lives Matter groups plan convention
Spurred by broad public support for the Black Lives Matter movement, thousands of Black activists from across the U.S. will hold a virtual convention in August.
July 2, 2020 6:02 am
Protest versus Africa’s 1st COVID-19 vaccine test shows fear
Protesters against Africa’s first COVID-19 vaccine trial burned their face masks Wednesday as experts note a worrying level of resistance and misinformation around testing on the continent.
July 2, 2020 5:55 am
Hair weaves from Chinese prison camps seized
Federal authorities in New York on Wednesday seized a shipment of weaves and other beauty accessories suspected to be made out of human hair taken from people locked inside a Chinese internment camp.
July 2, 2020 5:51 am
'Anti-protest' law kicks in as city marks handover
Hong Kong is marking 23 years since British rule ended as a new “anti-protest” law, imposed by Beijing, comes into effect.
July 1, 2020 4:46 pm
Fauci warns of 100,000 US cases per day
Dr Anthony Fauci said coronavirus cases could grow to 100,000 a day in the US if Americans don’t start following public health recommendations.
July 1, 2020 11:31 am
'We need to be alert' - Virologist says new flu virus in China needs to be monitored closely
A virus expert is urging people to remain alert, but not alarmed after it was revealed yesterday a new flu virus in China posed a risk of another pandemic.
July 1, 2020 11:15 am
Nightingale hospitals to be converted into cancer test centres
Newly-built Nightingale hospitals will be converted into cancer testing centres, Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirms.
July 1, 2020 5:39 am
Hong Kong security law: Life sentences for breaking law
People in Hong Kong face the possibility of life behind bars for breaking a controversial new security law imposed by China.
July 1, 2020 5:29 am
China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population
The Chinese government is taking draconian measures to slash birth rates among Uighurs and other minorities.