June 15, 2021

World

Through the darkness of the early hours we spot what looks like a small boat, not heading out from Calais, but towards the beach where we are hidden in the sand dunes.

North Korea's Red Cross has deployed 43,000 volunteers to help communities prevent coronavirus outbreaks after fears the country had its first recorded case.

Forty-nine people have died after a landslide at a tea plantation in India - with fears at least 20 more are buried under debris.

Four terminally ill Canadians have won the right to take psychedelic drugs to treat end-of-life anxiety and distress.

Donald Trump has denied reports the White House inquired about getting his face carved onto Mount Rushmore alongside past US presidential greats - but then immediately suggested it "sounds like a good idea".

Australia recorded its highest day of coronavirus-related deaths on Monday, despite a slowdown in the rate of infection.

Mount Sinabung in Indonesia has erupted, launching a column of ash more than 16,000ft (three miles) into the sky.

Police and protesters have clashed in the capital of Belarus and other cities after a contested presidential election.

Police and protesters have clashed in the capital of Belarus and other cities after a contested presidential election which saw the country's long-time leader secure a landslide victory.

One of the attending police officers admitted there was nothing they could really do.

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