US attorney general finds 'no voter fraud that could overturn election'
US Attorney General William Barr says his justice department has found no proof to back President Donald Trump’s claims of fraud in the 2020 election.
December 2, 2020 12:50 pm
China's Chang'e-5 Moon mission probe touches down
China has successfully put another probe on the Moon.
December 2, 2020 11:38 am
Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine could be given greenlight in EU
Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech are in a tight race to launch their COVID-19 vaccines in Europe.
December 2, 2020 7:30 am
Boko Haram says it carried out Nigeria massacre
The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has released a new video.
December 2, 2020 6:49 am
Tahiti COVID-19 death toll reaches 75
There have been two more fatalities in French Polynesia’s COVID-19 pandemic, bringing the death toll to 75.
December 1, 2020 5:24 pm
Beijing escalates tit-for-tat with Washington
China has introduced tough new laws which restrict the export of “controlled items”.
December 1, 2020 5:00 pm
Australian scientists map millions of galaxies with new telescope
Australian scientists say they have mapped a million new galaxies using an advanced telescope in the desert.
December 1, 2020 3:34 pm
COVID-19: Lung damage 'identified' in study
COVID-19 could be causing lung abnormalities still detectable more than three months after patients are infected, researchers suggest.
December 1, 2020 1:21 pm
Iran scientist 'killed by remote-controlled weapon'
Iran believes Israel and an exiled opposition group used a remote-control weapon to shoot dead top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on Friday.
December 1, 2020 11:32 am
Deforestation 'surges to 12-year high'
Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil has surged to its highest level since 2008, the country’s space agency reports.
December 1, 2020 11:29 am
Volcano eruption causes thousands to evacuate
A volcano in eastern Indonesia erupted yesterday.
December 1, 2020 7:15 am
Moderna seeks approval in US and Europe
Moderna is filing for US and European emergency regulatory approval of its coronavirus vaccine so that it can be recommended for widespread use.