Swab tests on more than 105,000 people showed that Covid-19 infections are declining in England, according to an interim report from the Real-time Assessment of Community Transmission (REACT) program. The report includes results from home coronavirus tests taken between November 13 and 24, and shows that “an estimated 0.96% of England’s population has the virus, […]Read More .
The funeral and burial of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran’s chief nuclear scientist who was killed last week, was held on November 30. Top Iranian officials have blamed Israel for the attack without providing evidence to support their claims. CNN’s Fred Pleitgen reports. Source: CNN Source linkRead More .
The image, set against a backdrop of the Australian and Afghan flags, was shared on Monday morning Beijing time from Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian’s verified Twitter account with the caption: “Shocked by the murder of Afghan civilians & prisoners by Australian soldiers.” The spat is the latest example of souring relations between the […]Read More .
It’s the first time in more than two years that the law has been used, signaling that authorities are becoming increasingly frustrated with the demonstrations against the country’s military-backed government, which are calling for reforms to the military-drafted constitution and powerful monarchy. Thailand’s royal family is shielded from scrutiny by one of the world’s strictest […]Read More .
White Island, which is also known by its Maori name Whakaari, is an active volcano off the coast of New Zealand’s North Island. It was a popular tourism destination before it erupted in December 2019, killing local guides and visitors. The country’s workplace health and safety regulator, WorkSafe New Zealand, announced Monday that it had […]Read More .
Beijing exported just $253,000 worth of goods to Pyongyang in October — a drop of 99% from September to October, according to data published by China’s customs administration. For context, that’s less in terms of dollar value than China exported to Liechtenstein and Monaco during October. China is North Korea’s biggest trading partner and effectively […]Read More .
Loujain al-Hathloul, the jailed activist who led the charge to allow women to drive in Saudi Arabia, has gone from jailed rights activist to alleged national security threat. While human rights groups called on world leaders to use the virtual G20 Summit in Riyadh to pressure Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to allow her release, […]Read More .
An attacker detonated an explosive packed vehicle in front of a security base in the Deh Yak district of the province. According to a statement from the Afghan Ministry of Defense, the attacker was confronted by security forces as he tried to enter the base. No group has claimed responsibility yet. The blast targeted a […]Read More .
The rush to the cities has left rural communities with shrinking populations and fewer job opportunities. In the face of this decline, Xi’s poverty alleviation policies have focused on the countryside. On Monday, state-run news agency Xinhua announced the last nine counties had been removed from the list, all of them located in southwestern Guizhou […]Read More .
Palma School, a prep school for boys in Salinas, California, created a partnership with the Correctional Training Facility (CTF) at Soledad State Prison to form a reading group for inmates and high school students — bringing the two groups together to learn and develop greater understanding of one another. But the reading group has developed […]Read More .