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Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the bungled response to a fuel spill in a remote Arctic region, before declaring a state of emergency in the area. More than 20,000 tons of oil was released after a fuel tank lost pressure.
Protesters defied curfews and threats of military force on Wednesday in nationwide protests across police brutality, while President Donald Trump touted the use of the National Guard to tamp down unrest. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
Hong Kong's Legislative Council passed a bill on Thursday that would criminalize disrespect of China's national anthem, a move critics see as the latest sign of Beijing's tightening grip on the city.
Brazilian police stormed a dozen sawmills in the Amazon rainforest in a dawn raid on Tuesday, arresting about 30 people accused of involvement in an illegal logging ring.
South Korean prosecutors said Thursday they have requested an arrest warrant for Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee on suspicion of stock price manipulation and audit rule violations, among other offenses.
Australia's Great Barrier Reef suffered its third coral bleaching event in the last five years during March 2020, and has scientists worried that the gaps between the bleaching events is not long enough for a full recovery. Libby Hogan has more.
The malaria drug promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump as a treatment for COVID-19 was ineffective in preventing infection in people exposed to the coronavirus, according to a widely anticipated clinical trial released on Wednesday.
Former U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis broke his silence on President Donald Trump Wednesday (June 3), roundly denouncing a military response to the country's civil unrest in a statement published by the Atlantic.
It was supposed to be a symbol of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's command over the Australian economy on Thursday (June 4), but his press conference to announce a fourth stimulus package briefly turned comical when he and reporters were told by a loc
Republican allies of President Donald Trump attacked the FBI's probe of his 2016 presidential campaign on Wednesday but failed get to former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to agree that former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia
A fired Minneapolis police officer will face a more serious murder charge and three other sacked officers will be charged with aiding and abetting in the death of an unarmed black man that triggered days of nationwide protest. This report produced by
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Defense Secretary Mark Esper was still in his post on Wednesday despite his comments that he does not think it is appropriate to deploy U.S. troops to quell nationwide protests, something Trump has th
Six Atlanta police officers will face charges for an incident in which they tased two college students and removed them from their car during protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed African American in police custody. Freddie Joyner has m
Britain and Germany announced changes to travel rules on Wednesday. As Francis Maguire reports, the UK will introduce a 14 day quarantine for all travellers while Germany has eased travel restrictions.
Part of an internal review by the Department of Homeland Security said most of the recent violence and looting linked to civil rights protests in U.S. cities was being driven by opportunists, not organized activists. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
Coronavirus infections may have subsided in Europe, but in Latin American countries like Brazil and Peru the struggle to contain the outbreak is as tough as it has ever been.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Britain won't turn its back on the people of Hong Kong -- a former British colony -- if China imposes a national security law on the territory.
Tens of thousands of people defied curfews to take to the streets of U.S. cities on Tuesday for an eighth night of protests over the death of a black man in police custody, as National Guard troops lined the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
Police fired tear gas at protesters in Paris demonstrating over the death of a black Frenchman in a police operation four years ago, as the death of George Floyd in the U.S. reignited memories of the past.
A black-owned beauty shop in East Oakland is cleaning up, after looters ransacked the store on the sidelines of protests against the killing of an unarmed black man by a white police officer last week. Libby Hogan has more.
Wade Ambrose strikes a ferro-rod with his knife in an effort to make enough sparks to light a fire, just one of many essential skills the 61-year-old will master on a Bushcraft Survival Australia course. Libby Hogan has more.
U.S. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that this year's Republican National Convention will not be held in North Carolina, citing Democratic Governor Roy Cooper's social distancing requirements.