Pope Francis on Wednesday voiced support for same-sex couples, calling them “children of God” and saying they should be allowed to have legally recognised civil unions, in a radical shift from previous pontiffs.
Brazil’s health minister said Tuesday the country would add the Chinese-made CoronaVac vaccine against Covid-19 to its national immunization program, despite a political and diplomatic row over whether to use it.
Donald Trump spent years cultivating business projects in China, where he maintained a previously unknown bank account, The New York Times reported Tuesday, as the US president attempts to portray election rival Joe Biden as weaker on Beijing.
Former US president Barack Obama’s first appearance on the campaign trail for Democratic nominee Joe Biden will be a “drive-in car rally” in Philadelphia on Wednesday, the Biden campaign said.
Thailand’s embattled premier announced Wednesday he might lift an emergency decree that has failed to stifle a growing protest movement demanding his resignation and reforms to the monarchy.
The Canadian town Asbestos has voted to rename itself “Val-des-Sources”, the mayor announced Monday, in a hope to shed its association with the deadly mineral.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday his children will not go trick-or-treating on Halloween this year due to Covid-19 restrictions, but may instead hunt “Easter-style” for candy around their house.
A top US commentator and author who exposed himself on a Zoom call isn’t the first case of unwitting nudity while video conferencing, but is arguably the most shocking.
The Kremlin on Tuesday denied US claims that Russian military intelligence was behind cyber attacks targeting Ukraine’s power grid, the 2017 French election and the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
Donald Trump has frustrated and enraged China during a tumultuous first term, but Beijing may welcome his re-election as it scans the horizon for the decline of its superpower rival.
A Thai news outlet connected to exiled former premier Thaksin Shinawatra was ordered to close Tuesday over its coverage of anti-government protests that have rocked the capital for nearly a week.
President Donald Trump’s wife Melania canceled a rare joint appearance with him at a campaign rally Tuesday due to a “lingering cough” following her infection with the coronavirus, a spokeswoman said.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday urged Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to boost cooperation to fight terrorism and illegal immigration, following the killing of a teacher by a youth from the predominantly Muslim Russian region of Chechnya.
US President Donald Trump, who is seeking reelection on November 3, has regularly jolted the world with statements about other leaders that sharply deviate from long-held diplomatic protocol.
On November 3, American voters will choose whether President Donald Trump will go on to a second term or if his Democratic challenger Joe Biden will take the helm at the White House.
President Donald Trump’s testy relationship with the US media is no secret, but his election rival Joe Biden has had a rather different experience during the 2020 campaign.
Hyper-visible on the campaign trail, US President Donald Trump has been far more discreet in on-air advertising than his rival Joe Biden in a presidential race that is shattering ad spending records.
The United Nations said Monday it would stockpile one billion syringes around the world by the end of 2021, to be used for the delivery of any future coronavirus vaccine.
Contacts of people confirmed to have coronavirus should be properly quarantined, the World Health Organization said on Monday, as the pandemic surges in Europe and North America.
Six Russian military intelligence officers have been charged in the United States with carrying out cyberattacks on Ukraine’s power grid, the 2017 French elections and the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, the Justice Department announced Monday.
The US Commission on Presidential Debates announced Monday they will mute the microphones of President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden when they are not answering questions during their final showdown, to avoid the interruptions that disrupted their last debate.
Australia will take part in a large-scale military drill off the coast of India next month that will bring together a quartet of countries concerned by rising Chinese influence.
Trailing Joe Biden in the polls two weeks ahead of the election, President Donald Trump appears to be trying to make up ground by flinging accusations without evidence that his Democratic opponent is a “criminal” and attacking his son, Hunter Biden.
President Sebastian Pinera on Monday strongly condemned the burning of two churches and other violence that marred anti-government demonstrations as Chile prepares to hold a landmark constitutional referendum.