Denmark residents sue over laws for dismantling…

A group of Copenhagen residents has sued the Danish government over legislation that authorized dismantling neighborhoods designated as “ghettos."

Man Barges Into Office Meeting and Opens Fire

Police say a man walked into a business meeting in France on Wednesday and opened fire with a handgun, killing three people and injuring a fourth, CNN reports. He then "turned the gun on himself," says a police spokeswoman. "He is now injured and was transferred to the hospital where...

Judge Rules Extradition Trial For Huawei CFO Can…

A judge ruled Wednesday​ the U.S. charges against Meng Wanzhou can also be considered crimes in Canada.

Ex-NY subway boss named to head London transit…

Former New York subway boss Andy Byford has been named London’s new transport commissioner

After Girl Is Beheaded, Iran's President Makes a…

Iran's president is calling for laws that would carry harsher penalties for honor killings after a father allegedly beheaded his 14-year-old daughter with a farming sickle. Romina Ashrafi fled her home in Talesh, some 200 miles northwest of Tehran, with her 34-year-old boyfriend after her father objected to them marrying,...

Chinese Team Remeasuring Mount Everest Reaches…

China and Nepal's current measurements of Mount Everest differ by about 13 feet.

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Belgium, France: 26 arrests over ring linked with…

Judicial authorities in Belgium and France have announced the arrests of 26 people suspected of taking part in a human trafficking network involved in the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants who were found in a refrigerated truck's container in Britain last year

China Does Something It Hasn't Done on Everest in…

A single team of climbers has thus far managed to summit Everest amid the coronavirus pandemic—but they weren't doing it for the glory of the feat. The BBC reports the team was made up of Chinese surveyors tasked with measuring the peak using the country's BeiDou navigation satellite system,...

Pompeo Tells Congress Hong Kong No Longer Has…

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China, which could threaten its special trade status.

Vanishing jobs for young could create 'lock-down…

The International Labor Organization says more than one out six young people have stopped working during the coronavirus pandemic and is warning of long-term fallout that could lead to a “lock-down generation” if steps aren’t taken to ease the crisis

Search for Missing Hikers Went On for Week-Plus…

Two missing hikers have been found alive after 19 days in a New Zealand national forest. Kayak guide Jessica O'Connor and chef Dion Reynolds, both 23, were discovered in a tiny clearing in Kahurangi National Park at the north end of the South Island after a search helicopter spotted smoke...

Hundreds Arrested In Hong Kong Over National…

In Hong Kong's Central district, marchers were shot with rubber bullets as they rallied against legislation that would limit protests and free speech

So-called honor killing of teen girl brings…

The so-called honor killing of a 14-year-old Iranian girl by her father, who reportedly used a farming sickle to behead her as she slept, has prompted a nationwide outcry

France: This 'Should Not Be Prescribed' for COVID…

Another negative headline for hydroxychloroquine: France has banned the use of it as a coronavirus treatment. Politico lays out the timeline leading to the move. After the Lancet on Friday published the results of a worldwide study suggesting that the anti-malaria drug doesn't help patients and may well harm them,...

European Union Proposes $825 Billion Coronavirus…

Under the plan, which is called Next Generation EU, two-thirds of the money would be offered to countries as non-repayable grants.

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French lawmakers endorse the country's virus…

France's lower house of parliament has endorsed a contact-tracing app designed to contain the spread of the coronavirus amid sharp debate over privacy concerns

Court Gives OK to Steve Bannon for Right-Wing…

Steve Bannon, President Trump's controversial former top adviser, has emerged victorious in his quest to set up a "right-wing Catholic political academy" in Italy, per Reuters . A ruling released Tuesday notes that the Dignitatis Humanae Institute will be able to set up shop in an 800-year-old monastery to the south...

Costa Rica Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Costa Rica became the first country in Central America and the sixth country in Latin America to allow same-sex couples to wed.

US priest who founded Knights of Columbus to be…

The founder of the Knights of Columbus, the influential U.S.-based lay Catholic organization, is moving a step closer to possible sainthood

Brazil Now Has World's Highest Daily Virus Death…

Brazil now has the second worst coronavirus outbreak in the world, according to official figures—and unlike the US, which has the world's worst outbreak, the daily death toll is rising. Reuters reports that on Monday, Brazilian COVID-19 deaths rose above the US daily toll for the first time, with...

Police Fire Tear Gas On Hong Kong Protesters

Thousands of people protested in Hong Kong Sunday against the Chinese government's plan to impose a national security law on the city.

UK unveils test and trace plan; Johnson refuses…

After two months of lockdown and more than 37,000 coronavirus deaths, Britain has finally rolled out a national “test and trace” program

In Denmark, Some Weird News for the Lovelorn

Love, pandemic-style: Denmark will start allowing people from neighboring nations to cross the border to visit their boyfriends or girlfriends. One weird catch: At the border, they essentially have to prove their love. "They can bring along a photo or a love letter," a police official told Danish broadcaster DR,...

Japanese Prime Minister Lifts The Rest Of His…

Prime Minister Abe Shinzo previously placed the country under that emergency order back in mid-April.

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Cyprus pledges to cover costs for virus-hit…

Cyprus is pledging to cover all costs for anyone testing positive for the coronavirus while on vacation in the east Mediterranean island nation

Coronavirus's Effect on Sexual Health Could Last…

Health experts in Canada are warning about the threat of sexually transmitted infections, which might be overlooked amid the coronavirus pandemic. Syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea infections have been on the rise globally for the last decade, per the CBC . Politico reports nine of the 10 Canadian provinces had declared STI...

Trial Begins For Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

The prime minister is facing several corruption charges including taking bribes and fraud. Netanyahu denies these charges.