China eases flight curbs after United States targets its carriers

Beijing, June 4, 2020 - China will ease coronavirus restrictions to allow more foreign carriers to fly to the mainland, shortly after Washington vowed...

After long silence, Mattis denounces Trump and military response to crisis

Washington DC, June 4, 2020 - After long refusing to explicitly criticize a sitting president, former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused President Donald Trump...

Defying police ban, Hong Kongers hold Tiananmen candle memorial

Hong Kong, June 4, 2020 - Thousands defied a police ban to gather with candles in Hong Kong on Thursday to mark China’s bloody...

Japan to explore ‘simplified’ Games, says Tokyo governor

Tokyo, June 4, 2020- Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Thursday it may be necessary to a stage a “simplified” Olympics next year due...

Books about racial discrimination become best-sellers as U.S. protests grow

Los Angeles, June 4, 2020 - From “White Fragility” to “The New Jim Crow,” literature about the history of racial discrimination in the United...

Six Atlanta cops face excessive force charges after tasing college students

Atlanta, June 2, 2020 - Six Atlanta police officers will face charges for an incident in which they tased two college students and removed...

U.S. lawmaker prepares bill aiming to end court protection for police

Washington DC, June 2, 2020 - With cities across America in turmoil over the death of George Floyd, a U.S. lawmaker plans to introduce...

Trump vows to send troops into cities if needed to quell protest violence

Washington DC, June 1, 2020 - President Donald Trump said on Monday he was deploying thousands of heavily armed soldiers and law enforcement to...

France’s Louvre museum to reopen July 6, Versailles June 6

Paris, June 2, 2020 - The Louvre museum in Paris will reopen on July 6, it said on Friday, as France’s historical and cultural...

Virtual no more – real Michelangelo awes again in Vatican Museums

Vatican City, June 2, 2020 - If you’ve ever dreamed of being in the Sistine Chapel without feeling like you are craning your neck...