A Frenchman on hunger strike in Tokyo seeking access to his children said an appeal from President Emmanuel Macron to Japan’s leader had “changed nothing”, as his protest entered its third week.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said that he is aiming to begin a dialogue with the country’s political opposition next month in Mexico, facilitated by Norway, a process he hoped the United States would embrace.
Top infectious disease official Anthony Fauci said yesterday that Americans who are immune compromised may end up needing coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine booster shots as the United States deals with increasing cases from the highly-infectious Delta variant.
Protesters took to the streets in several Brazilian cities on Saturday to demand the impeachment of President Jair Bolsonaro, whose popularity has fallen in recent weeks amid corruption scandals against the backdrop of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Ethiopia’s Amhara state yesterday called on “all young people” to take up arms against Tigrayan fighters who are battling the federal government military and forces from all of Ethiopia’s other nine regions.
French anti-riot police fired tear gas yesterday as clashes erupted during protests in central Paris against Covid-19 restrictions and a vaccination campaign, television reported.
Battered by the wind and swell for 400 years and nicknamed the “king of lighthouses”, France’s Cordouan beacon yesterday won recognition from Unesco.
With the last US forces on the way out of Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden assured President Ashraf Ghani of US diplomatic and humanitarian support as Taliban advances piled pressure on the US-backed government in Kabul.
The Miami-Dade County fire and rescue department has declared an end to its search for human remains in the rubble of a Florida condominium tower that collapsed on June 24, killing at least 97 people.