Storm Elsa batters Cuba, heading toward Florida Keys

Tropical storm Elsa brought drenching rain and strong winds to Cuba on Monday but left the island without major ..

Biden's Fourth of July celebrations clouded by a gnawing concern over the Delta variant of Covid-19

When President Joe Biden welcomes 1,000 essential workers and military personnel on the South Lawn this..

Israeli fire kills Palestinian in West Bank unrest

A Palestinian man was killed by Israeli gunfire in the West Bank on Saturday, Palestinian authorities said,.

Search at collapsed Florida condo halted as 121 people still missing

Searchers recovered two more bodies to bring the death toll in the Florida apartment block collapse to 24,

Global Covid-19 cases top 181 million

The total caseload and fatalities stand at 181,388,210 and 3,928,804, respectively, as of Tuesday morning, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Pro-Iran militias attack US base in Syria after air strikes

Pro-Iranian militias exchanged fire with a US-led coalition in eastern Syria on Monday, a war monitor and the coalition said, in an escalation after US air strikes in Iraq and Syria the previous night.

France to legalise IVF for lesbians after two-year debate

Lesbian couples and single women in France are set to celebrate a milestone on Tuesday when parliament finally passes a bill giving them access to fertility treatment for the first time.

UN Security Council confronts growing threat of cyber attacks

The UN Security Council on Tuesday will hold its first formal public meeting on cybersecurity, addressing the growing threat of hacks to countries’ key infrastructure, an issue Joe Biden recently raised with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

Protesters clash with Palestinian security forces

Palestinian protesters clashed with Palestinian security forces in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Saturday, AFP reporters said, the third day of demonstrations sparked by an activist’s death in custody.

UK health secretary resigns after Covid-19 breach

UK health secretary Matt Hancock resigned on Saturday following revelations he broke government coronavirus restrictions during an affair with a close aide, with former finance minister Sajid Javid taking up the role.