Science shows watching cute animals is good for your health
You knew watching videos of puppies and kittens felt good but now there's data to back that feeling.
NZ prime minister on course for election victory: poll
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is poised to retain power at next month's election, a widely watched poll showed on Sunday, although it said a recent COVID-19 outbreak has dented her support slightly.
North Korea warns of tensions during search for shot South Korean
Pyongyang says incident should not have happened as South Korea mobilises dozens of naval vessels to find man's remains.
Melbourne eases lockdown, schools, work resume
Melbourne and surrounding parts of rural Victoria state were placed under strict "Level 4" lockdowns on Aug. 2, shuttering schools and non-essential businesses, imposing a nighttime curfew and prohibiting public gatherings.
Thousands of Israelis protest in Jerusalem, despite lockdown
Thousands of Israelis gathered outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday night to demand his resignation, pressing ahead with weeks of protests against the embattled Israeli leader despite a strict new lockdown order.
Pakistan says Indian fire kills 1 soldier in Kashmir
Pakistan’s military says Indian troops opened fire across the border in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing one soldier
Israel to hold US-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border
An Israeli official says the country will hold rare talks with Lebanon next month in an effort to resolve a longstanding maritime border dispute
Will Arsenal get their man? Sunday's gossip column
Arsenal to increase offer for Aouar, Chelsea prepare formal Rice bid, Barca turn down £137m offer for Fati, plus more.
'It saves lives': Indian families search for blood plasma donors to help treat coronavirus
For four days Kanupriya and her family spent agonising hours trying to find a plasma donor for her critically ill father.
Gamzu: Public nonchalance, government mismanagement reason for lockdown
Gamzu also accepted a portion of the blame for his own, claiming that he understands the gravity of the decisions he makes noting it can affect lives as well as livelihoods.
Amy Coney Barrett: what will she mean for women's rights?
If Trump’s third nominee is confirmed, the court will tilt to the right. Campaigners fear setbacks on abortion, healthcare and more Spotlight falls on secretive Catholic group People of Praise Ruth Bader Ginsburg was revered, a pioneering champion of gender equality. But her potential replacement on the supreme court threatens a systematic unraveling of hard-won rights that have given American ...
Belarus accuses western nations of sowing 'chaos and anarchy'
Country’s foreign minister attacks western ‘interference’, as Emmanuel Macron says President Lukashenko must go Belarus’s foreign minister, Vladimir Makei, has accused western countries of attempting to sow “chaos and anarchy” in the former Soviet republic, which has been rocked by street protests since a contested election last month that was claimed by President Alexander Lukashenko. “We are ...
Canadian Police Charge Man With Faking Terrorist Activity
The man, Shehroze Chaudhry, created a political storm in Canada with his assertions that he participated in atrocities by ISIS in Syria.
Leaders to UN: If virus doesn’t kill us, climate change will
In a year of cataclysm, some world leaders at this week’s annual United Nations meeting are taking the long view
U.S. restricts technology exports to China’s biggest semiconductor manufacturer in new escalation of trade tensions
Far-right Portland afternoon rally spurs anxiety, but fewer than expected show up
Protests in Portland on Saturday drew anxiety and concern from law enforcement officials and residents.
Wooing Back Voters? Labour Erodes Tory Lead in UK Polls for First Time Since Johnson's Leadership
In August a YouGov poll put the UK’s Labour Party neck and neck with the Tories on competence, as Jeremy Corbyn’s successor Keir Starmer has been successfully strategizing towards rebuilding a voter coalition for future success.