Authorities in Washington, Los Angeles County and elsewhere lifted curfew orders impacting millions of people as unrest over the killing of George Floyd eases.
European countries should avoid cutting health budgets as they head into economic recession in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the head of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) European regional office urged on Thursday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet on Wednesday green-lighted a second supplementary budget worth 31.9 trillion yen (296 billion dollars) to help mitigate the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday criticized Turkey for discriminating against political prisoners in its early release law enacted to ease overcrowding in prisons amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The German government is planning to lift a travel warning for tourists for 31 European countries from June 15, ending an unprecedented directive against all international travel.
A team of experts from aircraft manufacturer Airbus on Tuesday arrived in Pakistan to assist authorities investigating the plane crash in the southern city of Karachi that killed 97 people on Friday, officials said.
Japan on Monday lifted six days early a state of emergency put in place nationwide since mid-April to stem the coronavirus pandemic.
Esra Yurt, a Turkish woman who was detained as part of an investigation into Turkey’s Gulen group, said in an interview that she had her feet burned with acid in police custody at the notorious Ankara Anti-Terror Branch (TEM).