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China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

China is temporarily banning the trade of wild animals following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will “severely investigate and punish” violators. Chinese authorities temporarily banned...
Pakistan puts TikTok on 'final notice' over 'obscenity' concerns

Pakistan puts TikTok on ‘final notice’ over ‘obscenity’ concerns

Pakistan bans video streaming platform Bigo, issues notice to TikTok over 'vulgar content' concerns. Pakistan's telecommunications regulator has banned video streaming platform Bigo and issued a final notice to...
McDonald's declares March 2nd National Egg McMuffin Day

McDonald’s declares March 2nd National Egg McMuffin Day

The first Monday of March might as well be known as Egg McMonday. McDonald's is celebrating one of their most famous menu items by declaring Monday, March 2nd...
Syria's war: More than 20 killed in air raids on rebel-held Idlib

Syria’s war: More than 20 killed in air raids on rebel-held Idlib

Syrian government-led bombing of last opposition stronghold comes despite Russia-Turkey brokered truce. At least 21 people have been killed in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province as Syrian...
Canada-US border expected to remain closed until at least mid-August

Canada-US border expected to remain closed until at least mid-August

The US-Canada border is expected to remain closed until at least Aug. 21, two Canadian government sources with knowledge of the situation tells us. There will be stepped-up enforcement...
Dozens of civilians killed in Saudi-UAE-led air raids in Yemen

Dozens of civilians killed in Saudi-UAE-led air raids in Yemen

Attacks in al-Jawf come after a Saudi fighter jet crashed in the same area, with Houthis claiming to have shot it down. Yemen's Houthi rebels say more...
China says progress made in latest border talks with India

China says progress made in latest border talks with India

Top commanders from the two sides held their fourth round of talks on Tuesday, a month after deadly border clash. China and India have made progress in their latest...
Fears mount as Syria reports first coronavirus case

Fears mount as Syria reports first coronavirus case

Authorities step up lockdown efforts in war-torn country after 20-year-old woman tested positive. Health officials in war-battered Syria have announced the first case of COVID-19, the disease...
Several dead, hundreds hurt as quake hits eastern Turkey

Several dead, hundreds hurt as quake hits eastern Turkey

Magnitude-6.8 quake rocks eastern province of Elazig killing at least 20 people and injuring more than 900. A 6.8-magnitude earthquake rocked a sparsely populated part of eastern...
Anger in Mogadishu after police kill civilian in COVID-19 curfew

Anger in Mogadishu after police kill civilian in COVID-19 curfew

Protests in Somalia after fatal shooting of at least one person by police enforcing coronavirus-related restrictions. A police officer in Somalia's capital has been arrested in the fatal shooting...

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