May 06, 2021

World

Saudi Arabia will hold Hajj this year for very limited numbers of citizens and residents living inside the country, to control the spread of the coronavirus.

Eight primary school children have drowned in China after one fell in a river and the others tried to save them.

Gilead Sciences is to trial an inhaled version of remdesivir, a drug which it says shows promise in the treatment of COVID-19.

North Korea has been urged to abandon plans to send 12 million propaganda leaflets to the South using balloons.

Hackers have leaked almost 270 GB of FBI and police documents online, covering more than 20 years' worth of potentially sensitive law enforcement information and intelligence.

The idea of a second wave of COVID-19 when most of the world is still submerged by the first is grim.

The passenger seat of a police cruiser is an interesting place from which to observe the tension in America right now.

A rare annular eclipse was visible to millions of people celebrating the longest day of the year this weekend.

The World Health Organisation has reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases, with the total rising by 183,020 in a 24-hour period.

A noose has been found in the garage stall of NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace, the sport's only full-time African-American driver.

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