Full story - July 22, 2020
The rear of a red fire truck is shown with lights on outside of a building with trees in the background.
The United States said Wednesday that it has ordered China to close its consulate in Houston "to protect American intellectual property" and the private information of Americans.
Full story - July 21, 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin is shown speaking into a microphone and wearing a dark suit.
A long-awaited report on Russian meddling in British politics criticized the UK government for failing to investigate whether Moscow interfered in the 2016 Brexit referendum, with the document's authors describing the lack of curiosity about this threat to democracy as a major failure at the heart of power.
Full story - July 20, 2020
A medical researcher is shown wearing a face mask, protective glasses and a hair covering.
Scientists at Oxford University say their experimental coronavirus vaccine has been shown in an early trial to prompt a protective immune response in hundreds of people who got the shot.
Full story - July 16, 2020
A close-up photograph shows a researcher hearing blue protective gloves and inserting a syringe into the shoulder of a subject.
Britain, the United States and Canada accused Russia on Thursday of trying to steal information from researchers seeking a COVID-19 vaccine.
Full story - July 15, 2020
A woman wearing a dark jacket and sunglasses is shown standing in front of a statue of her with her hand raised.
An artist has erected a statue of a Black Lives Matter protester atop the plinth in the English city of Bristol formerly occupied by a statue of a slave trader.
Full story - July 14, 2020
Two people are shown standing outside of a Huawei store with a 5G symbol on the glass exterior.
Britain's government on Tuesday banned Chinese telecommunications company Huawei from the UK's 5G high-speed mobile phone network.
Full story - July 13, 2020
US Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are shown standing near each other and wearing dark suits.
China said Monday it will impose sanctions on three US lawmakers and one ambassador in response to similar actions taken by the US last week against Chinese officials over alleged human rights abuses against Muslims in the Xinjiang region.
Full story - July 10, 2020
The large dome of the UNESCO World Heritage site Hagia Sophia is shown from above at a distance.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday formally reconverted Istanbul's sixth-century iconic Haghia Sophia into a mosque and declared it open to Muslim worship, hours after a high court annulled a 1934 decision that had turned it into a museum.
Full story - July 08, 2020
A large group of people are shown running from police officers on horseback with smoke in the distance.
Serbia's president backtracked Wednesday on his plans to reinstate a coronavirus lockdown in Belgrade after thousands protested the move and violently clashed with the police in the capital.