Full story - August 21, 2020
Alexei Navalny's wife Yulia, center, is shown walking and being followed by members of the media.
Russian doctors gave opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is in a coma after a suspected poisoning, permission to be transferred abroad for medical treatment, a senior physician said Friday. The reversal came after more than 24 hours of wrangling over Navalny’s condition and treatment.
Full story - August 20, 2020
A close-up photograph of Steve Bannon who has his hands out in front in a gesture whiile speaking.
President Donald Trump's former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, and three associates were arrested Thursday on charges they ripped off donors to an online fundraising effort to build a privately funded southern border wall, making him the latest in a long list of Trump allies to be charged with a crime.
Full story - August 18, 2020
Sen. Marco Rubio is shown with his hands outstretched and seated at a desk wearing a purple tie and dark jacket.
The Trump campaign's interactions with Russian intelligence services during the 2016 presidential election posed a "grave" counterintelligence threat, a Senate panel concluded Tuesday.
Full story - August 17, 2020
A large crowd of people are shown en mass holding signs on a bright sunny day.
Thousands of factory workers in Belarus took to the streets and crowds of demonstrators besieged the state television headquarters Monday, raising the pressure on authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko to step down after 26 years in office.
Full story - August 14, 2020
A man and a woman are shown hugging with several people nearby taking photographs.
Belarusian authorities have released about 1,000 people detained amid demonstrations contesting the results of the presidential election, in an attempt to assuage public anger against a brutal crackdown on peaceful protests and avoid Western sanctions.
Full story - August 13, 2020
A block of buildings are shown with all of the windows blown out and two people in the street walking past a large pile of debris.
Lebanon's Parliament on Thursday approved a state of emergency in Beirut in its first session since the catastrophic Aug. 4 explosion, granting the military sweeping powers amid rising popular anger at official corruption and mismanagement and political uncertainty.
Full story - August 11, 2020
A close-up photograph of Sen. Kamala Harris shown smiling.
Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party's presidential ticket and acknowledging the vital role Black voters will play in his bid to defeat President Donald Trump.
Full story - August 11, 2020
A woman is shown sitting on a metal bench and holding three red roses while wearing a protective face mask.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20 million, more than half of them from the United States, India and Brazil, as Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a vaccine against the virus.
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."