Full story - August 10, 2020
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai is shown with his arms tied behind his back and being escorted by four other men all wearing face masks.
Hong Kong authorities broadened their enforcement of a new national security law on Monday, arresting media tycoon Jimmy Lai, searching the headquarters of his Next Digital group and carting away boxes of what they said was evidence.
Full story - August 07, 2020
Two women are shown wearing jeans and face masks while walking past the ByteDance headquarters with large English and Chinese writing on the side.
US President Donald Trump has ordered a sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular social media apps TikTok and WeChat on security grounds, a move China's government criticized as "political manipulation."
Full story - August 06, 2020
Two soldiers are shown in the near ground in soft focus with widespread rubble from Beirut's destroyed port in the destance.
Lebanese officials targeted in the investigation of the massive blast that tore through Beirut sought to shift blame for the presence of explosives at the city's port, and the visiting French president warned Thursday that without serious reforms the country would "continue to sink."
Full story - August 05, 2020
Several people are shown wearing military fatigues and digging through building rubble.
As international aid and rescue efforts converge on Lebanon, investigators point to careless storage of highly explosive material as the explosion's cause.
Full story - August 05, 2020
A photo showing Beirut's port left in complete rubble with smoke rising from parts and the Mediterranean Sea in the distance.
Residents of Beirut confronted a scene of utter devastation on Wednesday, a day after a massive explosion at the port rippled across the Lebanese capital, killing at least 100 people, wounding thousands and leaving entire city blocks flooded with glass and rubble.
Full story - August 04, 2020
Smoke is seen rising in the air with several people standing and two cars are flipped over a barrier.
A large explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, injuring many people as glass shattered and balconies collapsed from the impact, witnesses said.
Full story - August 03, 2020
A man is shown from behind sitting at Notre Dame's organ with five rows of keys.
Pipe by precious pipe, the organ that once thundered through Notre Dame Cathedral is being taken apart after last year's devastating fire for cleaning.
Full story - July 31, 2020
A close-up photograph of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam who is shown wearing a face mask and glasses.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced Friday that the government will postpone highly anticipated legislative elections by one year, citing a worsening coronavirus outbreak in the semi-autonomous Chinese city.
Full story - July 30, 2020
Pilgrims are shown from above around the cube-like Kaaba in Mecca walking on specified lines and carrying colored umbrellas.
Muslim pilgrims, donning face masks and moving in small groups after days in isolation, began arriving at Islam's holiest site in Mecca on Wednesday for the start of a historically unique and scaled-down hajj experience reshaped by the coronavirus pandemic.
Full story - July 29, 2020
A healthcare worker is shown in shadow standing next to a car and wearing a protective face shield.
Russian officials on Wednesday rejected accusations that Moscow is spreading disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic in the US, slamming them as "conspiracy theories" and a "persistent phobia."

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