UK Virus Concerns Mount Following Big Increase in New Cases
The British government faced pressure Tuesday to act fast to keep a lid on coronavirus infections after a sharp spike in new cases across the U.K. over recent days stoked concerns about the pandemic’s prospective path during winter.
The Latest: India Reports Its Highest Daily Virus Death Toll
NEW DELHI – India has reported 1,133 deaths from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, its highest single-day total.
Lavrov: Russia Ready to Help Ease Turkey-Greece Tension
Russia's foreign minister said Tuesday that Moscow is ready to help ease rising tensions over Turkey’s search for energy reserves in the eastern Mediterranean.
2020 Watch: How Long Can Trump Ride ‘Law and Order’?
Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign:
China Launches Initiative for Global Data Security Issues
China has launched an initiative to address global data security issues, a countermove to the U.S. 'clean network' program that is aimed at discouraging other countries from using Chinese technology.
Shark Kills Man on Australia’s Gold Coast Tourist Strip
A shark fatally mauled a man on Tuesday on Australia's Gold Coast city tourist strip, an official said.
China Detains 23 in Crackdown on Inner Mongolia Protests
Police in China’s Inner Mongolia region have detained at least 23 people following protests last week against a new policy that replaces Mongolian-language textbooks with Chinese ones in classrooms.
Belarus Activist Resists Authorities’ Push to Leave Country
A leading opposition activist in Belarus was held on the border Tuesday after she resisted an attempt by authorities’ to force her to leave the country, part of government efforts to end a month of protests against the reelection of the country’s authoritarian leader.
When Will Tourists Return to Africa? Continent Must Guess
Raino Bolz quickly diversified when his tourism business in South Africa's winelands crashed to a halt in March because of the coronavirus pandemic. He sold a minibus – useless without tourists to ferry around – and bought a herd of pregnant cows.
EU Names Dombrovskis as Its New Trade Chief
The European Union's executive commission is proposing its experienced Latvian vice president, Valdis Dombrovskis, to take over the post as trade chief of the bloc following the resignation of Ireland’s Phil Hogan.