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Lebanese prime minister-designate steps down amid impasse New! 2020-09-26 08:07:58Lebanon’s prime minister-designate has resigned amid a political impasse over government formation, nearly a month after he was appointed to the

26 killed in Ukrainian military plane crash, with New! 2020-09-26 07:10:30Searchers combing the area where a Ukrainian military aircraft crashed found two more bodies on Saturday, bringing the death toll to 26

Louisiana trooper quietly buried amid scrutiny over Black New! 2020-09-26 04:50:41A Louisiana state trooper who died in a single-car crash just hours after he was told he would be fired for his role in the death of a Black man was b

Giant rat wins animal hero award for sniffing New! 2020-09-26 04:22:33A rat has for the first time won a British charity’s top civilian award for animal bravery, receiving the honor for searching out unexploded lan

China pushes emergency use of COVID vaccine despite New! 2020-09-26 04:12:03Hundreds of thousands of people have taken one of the four leading vaccine candidates in China.

Portland braces for large right-wing rally hosted by 2020-09-26 01:07:13A rally in Portland, Oregon, hosted by the right-wing group Proud Boys was expected to bring several thousand supporters of President Donald Trump to

Judge removes Trump public lands boss for serving 2020-09-25 21:06:38A federal judge has ruled that the Trump administration’s leading steward of public lands has been serving unlawfully and blocked him from conti

Palestinian leader calls for new peace process in 2020-09-25 20:18:51Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called for an international conference early next year to launch a "genuine peace process.”

'I have no faith in the legal system.' 2020-09-25 13:55:03Breonna Taylor's mother says her daughter was failed by a lack of adequate investigation into the fatal shooting by Louisville police officers.

Today's Headlines: The big 'what if?' of the 2020-09-25 08:00:55A constitutional crisis over the presidential election seems unlikely, but President Trump's comments have raised concerns.

A nightmare comes true for 12 Hong Kongers 2020-09-25 07:00:13What sparked Hong Kong's mass protests last year — fear of extradition to mainland China — has become a dark reality for 12 Hong Kong fam

2 wounded in Paris knife attack; authorities open 2020-09-25 06:52:51Paris police say four people have been wounded in a knife attack near the former offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

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Hydrogen-powered passenger plane completes maiden flight in ‘world 2020-09-25 08:42:10As technology develops, the way aircraft are powered is changing.

EU appeals against Apple ruling in $15 billion 2020-09-25 06:17:22The battle between the EU and Apple on taxation is not over yet.

British tech workers are moving to warmer countries 2020-09-25 06:14:43Tech workers across the U.K. are escaping to work remotely in warmer countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa as the British winter sets in.

Shares of KKR-owned defense firm slide on market 2020-09-25 05:34:57The company, once part of Airbus but now owned by U.S. private equity firm KKR, manufactures radar and high-tech camera equipment for military aircraf

Supermodel Natalia Vodianova says her native Russia feels 2020-09-25 05:11:56Supermodel, philanthropist and entrepreneur Natalia Vodianova told CNBC she feels her native country Russia has coped "incredibly well" with the Cov

How a process using 'fluid' carbon dioxide could 2020-09-25 04:14:39Cork taint can ruin the taste and smell of wine.

The EU announces its first ever plan to 2020-09-24 19:17:33The new plan will mean that crypto-asset companies authorized by one of the 27 EU countries will be able to provide its services across all the other

Spotify CEO to invest over $1 billion of 2020-09-24 12:07:48According to Forbes, Ek is worth $3.6 billion, indicating he’s earmarking roughly a third of his own wealth for the investments.

Former Cambridge Analytica boss banned from running companies 2020-09-24 11:30:22Former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix has been banned from running, or serving as a director of, a limited company in the U.K. until 2027.

Europe is facing a double-dip recession as coronavirus 2020-09-24 06:02:04Many economists who predicted a rebound in the second half of the year are now questioning those forecasts.

Unilever is using geolocation data and satellite imagery 2020-09-24 03:57:58It's relatively straightforward to see via satellite imagery where deforestation has occurred, but harder to identify whether Unilever's suppliers h

The U.S. says it won’t ‘reward’ an enemy, 2020-09-24 02:22:39"Our maximum economic pressure campaign remains but remember, President Trump has said that he wants a peaceful resolution with Iran," said Morgan O

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Trump Nominates Barrett for Supreme Court Post New! 2020-09-26 17:40:37If confirmed, social conservative Amy Coney Barrett would fill vacancy left by death of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Military Plane Crashes in Ukraine, Killing at Least New! 2020-09-26 17:18:37A military transport plane carrying air force cadets crashed and burst into flames near a highway in northeastern Ukraine, Friday, September 26, killi

In Leaders' UN Videos, Backgrounds Tell Stories, Too New! 2020-09-26 16:48:36If annual UN General Assembly meeting of national leaders is always a window on the world, this year the window is opening directly onto their desks,

Tornado Spins Along Beach in South Carolina New! 2020-09-26 16:20:42A tornado spun along the beach in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, tossing up umbrellas and sand, Friday, September 25. (Reuters)

Consistent Conservative, Devout Catholic Could Serve on Court New! 2020-09-26 16:19:10Amy Coney Barrett, 48, is very popular among conservative evangelical Christians

US Far-Right Group Rallies in Portland in Support New! 2020-09-26 15:42:11Rally organized by Proud Boys, self-described ‘Western chauvinist’ group

3 Libyan Oil Ports Resume Operations as Deal New! 2020-09-26 13:55:31But technical issues over oil payments and revenue distribution among Libya's three regions remain unclear

US Imposes Curbs on Exports by China's Top New! 2020-09-26 12:52:57New Commerce Department requirements mean American suppliers of certain technology products to SMIC must apply for individual licenses before they can

Young Afghan Woman Aces University Entrance Exams New! 2020-09-26 12:24:47Beating out 170,000 other students, Shamsia Alizada told VOA her 'goal is to prepare myself to become even the president' of Afghanistan

UN Human Rights Chief Calls for Venezuela Reforms New! 2020-09-26 11:48:15Many dissidents and human rights defenders still arbitrarily detained for exercising their civic and democratic rights, Michelle Bachelet says

Most Memorable Moments in Presidential Debates 2020-09-25 23:58:11Famous debate flubs that have defined American politics

US Rapper Kanye West Makes Surprise Visit to 2020-09-25 23:37:18President Jovenel Moise Tweeted photos of himself with the celebrity

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Eiffel Tower reopens to visitors after being evacuated 2020-09-23 13:23:06Paris's Eiffel Tower reopened to visitors on Wednesday shortly after being evacuated, Reuters witness said. A police source said the tower was evacua

President of Belarus inaugurated despite disputed election 2020-09-23 12:37:23State news agency Beltra reported that Wednesday's ceremony is taking place in the capital of Minsk, with several hundred top government official pre

Navalny 'is free' to return to Russia: Kremlin 2020-09-23 11:57:52

Covid-19: German virus app transmitted 1.2 million test 2020-09-23 11:38:28

Police clear climate protesters camped outside Swiss parliament 2020-09-23 10:15:47They swarmed the square in the middle of the night, forcibly removing protesters chanting "Protecting the climate is not a crime", ATS reported.

Alexei Navalny released from German hospital after 32 2020-09-23 09:08:42The German hospital treating Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for poisoning says his condition improved enough for him to be released from the

World leaders who skipped past UN meetings get 2020-09-23 08:23:14

Luxury Geneva hotels face 'life-threatening' corona crunch 2020-09-23 04:10:17Now, after a "catastrophic" summer, other luxury lodgings in the Swiss city -- which boasts the highest hotel density in the world -- are struggling

Russia's Putin wants stronger WHO, proposes conference on 2020-09-22 19:14:52

EU tells UK to 'stop playing games' on 2020-09-22 11:53:02 Senior EU and British officials will meet urgently next week on the Brexit withdrawal agreement, which has been threatened by London's attempt to ov

Europe ministers meet to avoid Covid-19 border cacophony 2020-09-22 11:18:09European Union ministers are discussing to better coordinate travel restrictions in the 27-nation bloc and guarantee the smooth circulation of people

Russia to register second Covid-19 vaccine by October 2020-09-22 10:23:51The vaccine has been developed by Siberia's Vector Institute, which completed early-stage human trials of the vaccine last week. Russia registered it