Sunday, June 7, 2020
Thabo Sefolosha knows far too well about police brutality against black people. Because, in 2015, it happened to him, when he suffered injuries by New York City police and was wrongly arrested. Sefolosha, 36, is a 14-year NBA veteran from Switzerland...
Pope Francis called for national reconciliation in the United States on Wednesday, saying that while racism is intolerable, the street violence that has broken out is “self-destructive and self-defeating”. Francis broke his silence on the tensions in the United States,...
Pope Francis on Saturday urged politicians to divert funds spent on weapons to research to prevent another pandemic, as he led the largest gathering in the Vatican in nearly three months. Francis presided at an outdoor prayer service with about...
The white former Minneapolis police officer shown in video footage using his knee to pin an unarmed black man’s neck to the street was charged with murder on Friday in the man’s death, an incident that has unleashed four...
Carlos and Carole Ghosn, the former first couple of carmaker Nissan, are united again in Beirut. They hold hands in the street and whisper together in a mix of Arabic and French. They kiss. But the pair’s most visceral display...
Queen Elizabeth and her heirs will meet Prince Harry on Monday to thrash out a plan for him and his actress wife Meghan after they triggered a family crisis by deciding to step back from royal duties and spend...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s bouts of shaking at public events are firing up a debate among some of her Christian Democrats about whether she should pass power to her protege sooner than a planned handover in 2021, senior party...

Tanzania ferry disaster

At least 100 people are known to have died after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, officials say. Many more are missing and it is feared that more than 200 people may have drowned. Rescue...
To give the blood moon its technical name, it is a lunar eclipse - caused by the Earth passing between the moon and the sun. During a total eclipse, the Earth completely obscures sunlight from directly hitting the moon as...

Toronto shooting

A gunman has opened fire on a busy avenue in Toronto, killing a young woman and injuring 13 other people, one of them critically, police say. The victim critically injured in the Canadian city's Greektown district is a girl of...

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