Prince Harry urges US citizens to 'reject hate speech' and vote in the presidential election
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have urged people in the US to vote and to “reject hate speech, misinformation and online negativity”.
September 24, 2020 12:04 pm
NZ mask rules eased as cases drop
Face masks are no longer mandatory on public transport in most of New Zealand as COVID-19 cases continue to drop.
September 24, 2020 9:42 am
Nigerian fuel tanker explosion kills 25 in Lokoja
At least 25 people have been killed in central Nigeria after a fuel tanker exploded following a collision with other vehicles.
September 24, 2020 7:33 am
Health chief hails Africa's fight against COVID-19
The head of the Africa Centres for Disease Control (CDC) has praised African states for managing to curb the spread of coronavirus.
September 24, 2020 7:06 am
Russian activist discharged from Berlin hospital
Putin critic Alexei Navalny has been discharged from a Berlin hospital where he was being treated for Novichok nerve agent poisoning.
September 24, 2020 6:42 am
Boris Johnson warns of tougher measures
The government of the United Kingdom has warned of tougher measures if people do not follow the latest coronavirus restrictions.
September 23, 2020 5:13 pm
Australia whale stranding: 470 animals now beached in Tasmania record
The Australian state of Tasmania has recorded its largest-ever stranding of whales after more were found beached during a large rescue effort.
September 23, 2020 4:48 pm
China aims for 'carbon neutrality by 2060'
China will aim to hit peak emissions before 2030 and for carbon neutrality by 2060, President Xi Jinping has announced.
September 23, 2020 12:26 pm
COVID-19 in Tahiti claims three more lives
Three more people have died in French Polynesia’s COVID-19 outbreak, which has seen a rise of about 1000 cases in the past month.
September 23, 2020 9:49 am
New Covid restrictions could last six months, says Boris Johnson
The UK has reached “a perilous turning point”, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said, as he set out a raft of new coronavirus restrictions for England which could last for up to six months.
September 23, 2020 7:41 am
EU leaders' summit postponed as guard tests positive for COVID-19
A two-day EU leaders’ summit due to start on Thursday has been postponed until 1 October after a security guard tested positive for COVID-19.
September 23, 2020 7:25 am
US death toll passes 200,000
The US coronavirus death toll has passed 200,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University (JHU).