Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Spain to extend coronavirus state of emergency as deaths soar

Spain to extend coronavirus state of emergency as deaths soar

Spain plans to extend its state of emergency for another 15 days, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced Sunday, as the number of Covid-19 deaths soars in the country.Sanchez addressed citizens in a...
Many Indian states 'will not implement' Modi's citizenship law

Many Indian states ‘will not implement’ Modi’s citizenship law

Kerala's Pinarayi Vijayan writes to 11 of his counterparts, urging them to unite and coordinate efforts against the law. Political challenges for Prime Minister Narendra Modi over...
Iran reports 113 new virus deaths as containment concerns mount

Iran reports 113 new virus deaths as containment concerns mount

Official says 'many' of the dead were otherwise healthy, a rare admission the virus does not only prey on the elderly. The official leading Iran's response to...
Ilhan Omar condemns Republican state legislator's Facebook post

Ilhan Omar condemns Republican state legislator’s Facebook post

A Republican state senator posted a long-debunked photo that purports to show Omar at an al-Qaeda training camp. US Representative Ilhan Omar has condemned a Republican state...
Erdogan to meet Putin with hopes of reaching Idlib ceasefire

Erdogan to meet Putin with hopes of reaching Idlib ceasefire

Russian, Turkish leaders will meet in Moscow, with aim to stop clashes between Turkish and Syrian government forces. The Turkish and Russian presidents prepare to meet in...
Brazil's ex-President Lula freed from prison

Brazil’s ex-President Lula freed from prison

Release comes after Supreme Court ruling ended mandatory imprisonment of convicts after they lose their first appeal. Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva walked out of...
Kashmir: 5 security forces and 2 rebels killed in a gun battle

Kashmir: 5 security forces and 2 rebels killed in a gun battle

Kashmir: Indian army colonel, major, two soldiers and a police officer killed in a firefight after storming a rebel hideout. 5 security forces and two rebels were killed in Indian-administered Kashmir...
India, Indonesia and Thai currencies flash red in virus stress tests

India, Indonesia and Thai currencies flash red in virus stress tests

Slump revives memories of 1990s Asian financial crisis Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and India all set off alarms when a European bank stress-tested their currency...
Warren Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway sells US airline shares

Warren Buffett’s company Berkshire Hathaway sells US airline shares

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says his company Berkshire Hathaway has sold all of its shares in the four largest US airlines. Speaking at the annual shareholders' meeting, Mr Buffett...
Turkey's Ali Babacan applies to launch new political party

Turkey’s Ali Babacan applies to launch new political party

Ex-ally of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for reforms to enhance the rule of law and democracy in Turkey. A former close ally of Turkish Recep Tayyip...

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