News

California wildfire trend 'driven by climate'
California wildfire trend 'driven by climate'
Climate change is driving the scale and impact of recent wildfires that have raged in California, say scientists. Their a...
View
Breonna Taylor lawyer slams 'sham' proceedings
Breonna Taylor lawyer slams 'sham' proceedings
A lawyer for Breonna Taylor's family has called the grand jury proceedings a "sham" that has shown racial inequalities i...
View
Republican leader promises 'orderly' transition
Republican leader promises 'orderly' transition
Republican leader Mitch McConnell has insisted there will be an "orderly" post-election transition - something the presi...
View
Many new Xinjiang camps uncovered in report
Many new Xinjiang camps uncovered in report
China has expanded its network of detention centres for its Uighur minority despite insisting the "re-education" system ...
View
North Korea 'killed and burned S Korean official'
North Korea 'killed and burned S Korean official'
A South Korean official has been shot dead and burned by North Korean troops, said the South's defence ministry which co...
View
Police officer shot during Breonna Taylor protests
Police officer shot during Breonna Taylor protests
A police officer has been shot as thousands of people in the US city of Louisville protest after a grand jury decided no...
View
Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power
Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power
US President Donald Trump has refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses November's election. "Well, w...
View
The pandemic is fuelling a surfing boom - in Ohio
The pandemic is fuelling a surfing boom - in Ohio
With holidays to beachside destinations scuttled by the pandemic, adventure seekers in America's Midwest are hitting the...
View
Hunter Biden's Ukraine work 'problematic' says report
Hunter Biden's Ukraine work 'problematic' says report
Hunter Biden's lucrative work at a Ukrainian energy firm while his father was vice-president was "problematic", a report...
View
Officer charged over Breonna Taylor shooting raid
Officer charged over Breonna Taylor shooting raid
A grand jury has charged one police officer over the raid which resulted in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor at her ...
View
Trump attacks McCain after widow endorses Biden
Trump attacks McCain after widow endorses Biden
Donald Trump has launched a fresh attack on John McCain, after his widow announced her support for the president's Democ...
View
China 'coercing Tibetans into mass labour camps'
China 'coercing Tibetans into mass labour camps'
China is coercing hundreds of thousands of people in Tibet into military-style vocational training centres, a study has ...
View
US city braces for decision on police shooting
US city braces for decision on police shooting
Louisville, Kentucky, is under a state of emergency as prosecutors are expected to announce if police officers who kille...
View
UK sends US evidence on IS 'Beatles'
UK sends US evidence on IS 'Beatles'
The UK has sent the US evidence on two British alleged Islamic State (IS) militants, clearing way for a trial. Alexanda ...
View
China sets surprise 2060 carbon neutrality goal
China sets surprise 2060 carbon neutrality goal
China will aim to hit peak emissions before 2030 and for carbon neutrality by 2060, President Xi Jinping has announced. M...
View
US-China tensions flare at UN General Assembly
US-China tensions flare at UN General Assembly
Tensions between the US and China came to the fore of the annual UN General Assembly in New York, with US President Dona...
View
US coronavirus death toll passes 200,000
US coronavirus death toll passes 200,000
The US coronavirus death toll has passed 200,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University (JHU). More than 6.8 m...
View
Republicans secure vote for Supreme Court replacement
Republicans secure vote for Supreme Court replacement
Republicans have secured the numbers needed to ensure that President Trump's Supreme Court nominee will face a confirmat...
View
Two to hang for Karachi garment factory inferno
Two to hang for Karachi garment factory inferno
A court in Karachi has sentenced two men to death for arson after finding them guilty of starting Pakistan's deadliest i...
View
John Lennon killer says sorry for 'despicable act'
John Lennon killer says sorry for 'despicable act'
Mark Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon, has apologised to the late Beatle's widow, Yoko Ono, 40 years after his de...
View