The outbreak is so bad in Belgium, some Covid-positive doctors are being asked to keep working
Health workers in some hospitals in Liege, Belgium's third largest city and a coronavirus hotspot, have been asked to continue working even if they test positive for Covid-19 -- as long as they are not showing any symptoms of the disease.
Hong Kong teenage activist detained after reportedly planning to claim asylum at US consulate
A 19-year-old Hong Kong activist facing secession charges under the city's national security law was detained Tuesday amid reports he planned to attempt to claim asylum at the United States consulate.
Typhoon Molave makes landfall in Vietnam in the aftermath of deadly floods
Typhoon Molave made landfall just south of the Vietnamese resort city Da Nang on Wednesday, lashing the coast with powerful rains and winds, and inflicting further misery on an area still reeling from widespread deadly flooding.
Satellite photos show construction at Iran nuclear site
Iran has begun construction at its Natanz nuclear facility, satellite images released Wednesday show, just as the U.N.'s nuclear agency acknowledged Tehran is building an underground advanced centrifuge assembly plant after its last one exploded in a reported sabotage attack last summer.
Australian PM calls Doha airport incident 'unacceptable'
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison responded to an incident at Doha Airport where more than 18 women were subjected to compulsory intimate medical exams after a newborn was found abandoned in a trash can. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout reports.
North Korea is going to be a major headache for whoever wins the US election
As Barack Obama ended his 75th day as President of the United States, the engines of a massive North Korean rocket roared to life half a world away -- sparking one of the first major international crises of his administration.
Security guard at 2017 Ariana Grande concert terror attack was afraid of being called a racist: Report
A security guard at the Manchester Ariana Grande concert where a terror attack killed 22 and injured more than 100 in 2017 said he did not approach the bomber in the United Kingdom city “over racism fears,” according to local reports.
Former Belgian king meets daughter for first time since she became a royal
The former king of Belgium, Albert II, has met with his once-secret daughter, Princess Delphine, for the first time since she was recognized as a royal, after years of legal battles forced the ex-monarch to finally acknowledge fathering her more than five decades ago.
Father of jailed US Marine in Russia details alleged political motivations behind son’s ‘unjust’ treatment
Last August, the now 29-year-old Texas native was arrested amid a night out in the Russian capital and was later charged with “assaulting and endangering the lives of the two police officers."
Italy protests over latest coronavirus crackdowns turn violent
Protesters turned out by the hundreds in Turin, Milan and other Italian cities and towns Monday to vent their anger, sometimes violently, at the latest pandemic restrictions that force restaurants and cafes to close early and shutter cinemas, gyms and other leisure venues.
Tony Blair: The pandemic could push 49 million Africans into extreme poverty. Here's how other countries can help
It is now widely recognized that in Africa, the Covid-19 pandemic is on a different trajectory than much of the rest of the world, including the West. While relatively low levels of testing obscure the full picture, death rates have been significantly lower; health systems, while sometimes strained, have not been overwhelmed; and the latest serological studies suggest that while infection rates in Africa have been high, a great deal of these infections have been asymptomatic.