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China opens a new office for its security agents to operate openly in Hong Kong for the first time under a tough new law, transforming a hotel into the force's headquarters.
Scenes of a quiet residential area in Melbourne after a six-week lockdown begins due to a surge in coronavirus cases. Residents are restricted to their homes except for work, exercise, medical care or to buy essentials.
Brazilians are split over President Jair Bolsonaro testing positive for COVID-19, after consistently downplaying the risks of the disease.
Dubai closes its only field hospital set up at a convention centre to treat coronavirus cases after the last patient, a Japanese national, walked out in good health.
Students in Beijing begin taking the country's grueling annual college entrance exam following a month-long coronavirus delay, with inspectors this year checking both for cheats and fevers.
For his first outing as Justice Minister, Eric Dupond-Moretti visited the Fresnes prison. The famous lawyer and newly appointed member of the French government said he was "concerned about freedom, about the conditions of detention and about the w...
Members and supporters of the Chechen community demonstrate in front of the Russian embassy in Vienna after the killing of Martin B., a vocal critic of the Chechen Republic's government.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis says the state will send 100 health workers to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami to help the facility as it battles the coronavirus pandemic. "I think that that’ll be something that’ll be very useful for them as they...
Hollywood actor Johnny Depp leaves court at the end of the first day of a libel trial between Depp and British newspaper The Sun over claims that he was violent to his ex-wife Amber Heard. The case was delayed because of the coronavirus outbreak a...
Some 400,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported over the weekend and the new coronavirus pandemic shows no sign of slowing down, says World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro removes his face mask before leaving a press conference in Brasilia's Alvorada Palace, after he announced in a press conferente that he tested positive for COVID-19.
Manila temporarily shut down one of its key metro train service after at least 198 employees, including train drivers and ticket sellers, tested positive for the coronavirus.
For his first official visit as France's new Interior Minister, Gérald Darmanin laid a wreath at the Mureaux police station (Yvelines), in tribute to the two police officers killed four years ago in Magnanville.
French Prime Minister Jean Castex and the new members of his government Gérald Darmanin, Roselyne Bachelot, Eric Dupond-Moretti and Barbara Pompili arrive at the Elysée to take part in the government's first Council of Ministers since a cabinet re...
Videographic explaining fifth generation mobile, or 5G wireless technology. China's ambassador to Britain has warned that London faced a risk to its international reputation if it blocked Huawei from the nation's 5G network.
French students collect their baccalaureate results at the Lycée Jean de la Fontaine in the 16th arrondissement in Paris. Most of France's 740,000 final-year students know their marks already due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus crisis.
On a riverbank in Syria's Hama, Mohammed Sultan tinkers away on a giant water wheel, one of a dwindling number of artisans able to restore the city's ancient wooden landmarks. Used for centuries to bring water to gardens and buildings on the shore...
Didier Guillaume hands over the reins of the Ministry of Agriculture to his successor Julien Denormandie, president Emmanuel Macron's faithful follower until then in charge of housing.
350 Finnish workers pick strawberries on the country's largest strawberry farm, alongside 150 Ukrainian pickers, after coronavirus travel restrictions led Finnish farmers to recruit seasonal workers domestically for the first time in decades. Finl...
Following a cabinet reshuffle by president Emmanuel Macron, Christophe Castaner and Laurent Nunez hand over the reins of the Ministry of the Interior to Gérald Darmanin and Marlène Schiappa, Minister of Citizenship.