India's poor pushed to live in trees for isolation

India's poor pushed to live in trees for isolation

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the nation's poor for "forgiveness" on Sunday, as the economic and human toll from his 21-day nationwide lockdown deepens. Lacking space in their homes, some villagers in India's West Bengal who need to self-
2mins
Reuters

More Videos by Reuters

Taiwan decriminalises adultery in landmark ruling

Taiwan decriminalises adultery in landmark ruling

Taiwan's constitutional court has decriminalised adultery in a landmark judgment aimed at upholding personal rights and privacy, scrapping a law that activists said discriminated against women.
1min
U.S. college towns on edge with football season up in the air

U.S. college towns on edge with football season up in the air

In university towns across the country, local business owners face the unthinkable: A year of college football wiped off the calendar because of a pandemic that has torpedoed the economy and may rewrite the rules for mass public gatherings. This repo
2mins
French schools grapple with social distancing

French schools grapple with social distancing

Lunch from a distance and face masks in classrooms. How are French schools adapting to strict sanitary protocols? Emer McCarthy reports.
1min
Some medics say they're muzzled over Egypt's virus response

Some medics say they're muzzled over Egypt's virus response

Some doctors have accused the Egyptian authorities of muzzling their criticism of the coronavirus response, saying while Egypt exports shipments of PPE, healthcare workers at home are doing without.
2mins
Australian court grants access to Queen's letters

Australian court grants access to Queen's letters

An Australian court ruled on Friday that the country's archives must release letters between Queen Elizabeth and her local representative during the 1970s, a move which may shed light on the only sacking of a modern prime minister by the monarchy.
1min
Attack on Taiwan still an option: China general

Attack on Taiwan still an option: China general

China will attack Taiwan if there is no other way of stopping it from becoming independent, one of the country's most senior generals has said.
1min
A virtual grandstand in the Danish Superliga

A virtual grandstand in the Danish Superliga

With no fans in the stadium, AGF Aarhus and Randers played in front of a digital audience when Denmark's top-flight Superliga resumed on Thursday following a gap of more than two months.
1min
Civil unrest rages in Minneapolis

Civil unrest rages in Minneapolis

Peaceful rallies gave way to a third night of arson, looting, and vandalism in Minneapolis on Thursday as protesters vented their rage over the death George Floyd at the hands of police.
2mins
Seven shot in Louisville protests over killing of black woman: police

Seven shot in Louisville protests over killing of black woman: police

Seven people were shot and at least one was in critical condition after protests in Louisville, Kentucky over the killing of Breonna Taylor, a black woman fatally shot in her apartment in March, police said on Friday.
1min
Hong Kong warns against removing special U.S. status

Hong Kong warns against removing special U.S. status

Hong Kong's government told the United States to stay out of its internal affairs on Friday, warning that removing the financial hub's special status under U.S. law could backfire on the American economy.
2mins
Minneapolis police precinct on fire amid protests

Minneapolis police precinct on fire amid protests

Minneapolis is in the midst of a third night of unrest in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, with protesters taking over the police department’s 3rd Precinct building late Thursday night.
1min
DOJ says probe into Floyd death a 'top priority'

DOJ says probe into Floyd death a 'top priority'

No formal charges have been filed in the George Floyd case following two days of violent protests in Minneapolis, but the U.S. attorney said the investigation was a "top priority." Freddie Joyner has more.
2mins
Trump blasts twitter fact-check, calls for tougher regulations

Trump blasts twitter fact-check, calls for tougher regulations

President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has long protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook. Gavino Garay has more.
3mins
Senegalese artist creates coronavirus era paintings

Senegalese artist creates coronavirus era paintings

Renowned Senegalese artist Soly Cisse is working on a new series called 'Corona' and he says the COVID-19 pandemic has not only changed how we all live, but also the way he paints his interpretation of the world. Colette Luke has more.
2mins
Premier League to restart on June 17

Premier League to restart on June 17

England's top soccer league will resume its season on June 17 according to reports on Thursday. The Premier League hasn't played games since the middle of March becasue of health concerns surrounding mass gatherings, but an argreement for a restart
1min
Meet Papille, the French cat who survived coronavirus

Meet Papille, the French cat who survived coronavirus

A nine-year-old cat has become the first known case of a pet to become ill from COVID-19. She has now made a full recovery.
2mins
Protests, looting erupt in Minneapolis over racially charged killing by police

Protests, looting erupt in Minneapolis over racially charged killing by police

Protesters clashed with riot police firing tear gas for a second night in Minneapolis on Wednesday in an outpouring of rage over the death of a black man seen in a widely circulated video gasping for breath as a white officer knelt on his neck. This
2mins
Trump's executive order takes aim at social media firms -draft

Trump's executive order takes aim at social media firms -draft

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material posted by their users, according to a draft executive order and a source famili
1min
England launches new test and trace system amid government trust questions

England launches new test and trace system amid government trust questions

Britain's government is facing questions over how closely people would abide by its new test and trace service, which launched on Thursday. UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he trusts the public will do their "civic duty".
1min
Voice recorder recovered from Pakistan air disaster

Voice recorder recovered from Pakistan air disaster

Search teams on Thursday recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the wreckage of a Pakistani airliner that crashed last week, a spokesman for the airline said.
1min
Afghan officials report skirmishes but say truce holds

Afghan officials report skirmishes but say truce holds

Afghan officials and Taliban have reported attacks by the other side, a day after a three-day ceasefire expired. But officials say they were minor incidents, and the truce could still hold.
1min
China parliament approves Hong Kong security bill

China parliament approves Hong Kong security bill

China's parliament approved a decision on Thursday to go forward with national security legislation for Hong Kong that democracy activists in the city and Western countries fear could endanger its special autonomy and freedoms.
2mins
Minneapolis protests over police killing turn violent

Minneapolis protests over police killing turn violent

Protests in Minneapolis on Wednesday erupted into violence and looting, in a second day of rage over the police killing of a black man named George Floyd.
2mins
Huawei's Meng Wanzhou drawn closer to extradition

Huawei's Meng Wanzhou drawn closer to extradition

Huawei Technologies Co's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was dealt a setback by a Canadian court on Wednesday as she tries to avoid extradition to the United States to face bank fraud charges, dashing hopes for an end to her 18-month house arrest in Vancouver.
2mins