Full story - February 18, 2020
Several Syria soldiers are shown walking alongside and riding on a tank in a dirt road.
Government air strikes have hit hospitals and displaced persons camps in northwest Syria and killed about 300 civilians as President Bashar al-Assad's forces press an assault against the last rebel stronghold, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
Full story - February 17, 2020
People are seen waiting for a bus at a bus-top in Lagos, Nigeria, Feb. 13, 2020.
Lagos state Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu outlawed the loosely regulated motorbikes and rickshaws, citing safety and security concerns.
Full story - February 14, 2020
An ambulance worker wearing a full body protective suit is shown carrying a suitcase and climbing into an ambulance van.
The Covid-19 outbreak has taken a growing toll of Chinese health workers on the front line of the fight to stop it, a top official said on Friday, as authorities reported more than 5,000 new cases, including more than 120 deaths.
Full story - February 13, 2020
A person is shown wearing health protective gear including a mask and carrying a machine on an empty road.
The Chinese province at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in deaths and thousands more cases on Thursday under a new diagnostic method, raising fresh questions about the scale of the crisis.
Full story - February 12, 2020
Roger Stone is shown wearing a grey suit and striped tie and dark circular sun glasses.
Under pressure from President Donald Trump, the US Justice Department on Tuesday abruptly moved to seek a shorter prison sentence for veteran Republican operative and long-time Trump adviser and friend Roger Stone, and all four prosecutors quit the case after the highly unusual reversal.
Full story - February 11, 2020
Rubble and exposed I-beams are shown after the Ain al-Asad air base in Iraq was bombed.
The US military on Monday disclosed a more than 50% jump in cases of traumatic brain injury stemming from Iran's missile attack on a base in Iraq last month, with the number of service members diagnosed climbing to over 100.
Full story - February 10, 2020
Two people riding bicycles are shown wearing face masks and passing by portraits of Chinese President Xi Jinping and late Chinese chairman Mao Zedong.
People across China trickled back to work on Monday after an extended Lunar New Year holiday as the government eased restrictions imposed to counter the coronavirus outbreak, which on Sunday recorded 97 more fatalities — the largest number in a single day since the outbreak was detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December.
Full story - February 07, 2020
A person wearing a mask is shown in soft focu near a black and white photograph of Dr. Li Wenliang.
A Chinese doctor reprimanded for warning against a "SARS-like" coronavirus before it was officially recognized died of the illness on Friday, triggering online expressions of anger at the government and fueling suspicions of censorship.
Full story - February 06, 2020
People wearing masks and holding umbrellas are shown waiting at a bus stop.
China's fast-moving coronavirus spread among passengers of a quarantined Japanese cruise liner on Thursday and dragged down production at more global businesses, as scientists across the world searched for a vaccine. The death toll from the virus in mainland China jumped to more than 530, with over 28,000 confirmed infections.
Full story - February 05, 2020
US senators cast their votes on the first article of impeachment abuse of power during the final votes in the Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump in this frame grab from video shot in the Senate Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washing
President Donald Trump was acquitted on Wednesday in his US Senate impeachment trial, saved by fellow Republicans who rallied to protect him nine months before he asks voters in a deeply divided America to give him a second White House term.