Coronavirus pandemic worsening globally, WHO says: Live updates | News

The pandemic is getting worse globally with the number of infections expected to reach 10 million next week, WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said. COVID-19 cases in the Gulf region have surpassed 400,000, according to Johns Hopkins University, as nations in the region start to lift restrictions. Coronavirus hospitalisations and caseloads have […]

How journalists have come under attack in what are supposed to be democracies – Channel 4 News

The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month started a wave of protests around the world demanding justice for victims and reform of institutions. But the largely peaceful demonstrations have also shown that the forces of law and order in the US and beyond have begun reacting more violently to those seeking to record […]

China news: US warns China and Russia of ‘isolation’ if they back Iran on weapons policy | World | News

The US is seeking to extend its 13-year-old policy imposing arms restrictions on Iran as it is set to expire this October under the terms of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. However, Russia and China have suggested that they would oppose extending the arms restrictions. Reuters reports that while the US has argued for some […]