Full story - October 07, 2020
Several people are shown preparing meals next to a large pile of rubble and a line of water bottles.
The sprawling Najha cemetery outside Damascus, resting place for thousands of dead from Syria's wars, is struggling to cope with a surge in victims from the country's latest conflict — the largely unacknowledged battle with COVID-19.
Full story - September 22, 2020
China's red flag is show flying on a pole with the large white facade of the Potala Palace in the distance.
China is pushing growing numbers of Tibetan rural laborers off the land and into recently built military-style training centers where they are turned into factory workers, mirroring a program in the western Xinjiang region that rights groups have branded coercive labor.
Full story - September 18, 2020
A man is shown in shadown hearing a hat and looking at a mobile phone with the Statue of Liberty in the background.
The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from US app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat.
Full story - August 28, 2020
Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny takes part in a rally to mark the 5th anniversary of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov's murder and to protest against proposed amendments to the country's constitution, in Moscow, Feb. 29, 2020.
Navalny, 44, now lying in a Berlin hospital after a suspected poisoning, had been urging supporters to vote tactically for candidates running against the ruling United Russia party in mid-September.
Full story - August 19, 2020
A group of demonstrators are shown with one man carrying a placard and flag.
Soldiers who ousted Mali's president and government in a military coup promised on Wednesday to oversee elections within a "reasonable" time, as calls from abroad grew for a peaceful resolution to an acute political crisis.
Full story - August 12, 2020
A man is shown kneeling on the ground in front of several security officers dressed in camoflage and carrying weapons.
Intensifying a crackdown following a controversial election, Belarus' interior ministry said on Wednesday that police had fired live rounds at protesters in the city of Brest and arrested more than 1,000 people nationwide.
Full story - June 26, 2020
A cyclist is shown rides up a nearly empty three lanes of 7th Avenue with the Freedom Tower in the distance.
Coronavirus lockdowns led to huge reductions in traffic and fewer car crashes this spring, but as drivers sped up on quieter roads, the collisions became deadlier in several cities, a Reuters analysis shows.
Full story - June 25, 2020
US President Donald Trump and Poland's President Andrzej Duda are shown standing at podiums across from each other with the White House in the background.
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday became the first foreign leader to visit US President Donald Trump since the coronavirus pandemic led to global lockdowns, and the two leaders said they looked forward to signing a defense cooperation agreement.
Full story - June 24, 2020
Several cafe tables are shown in St. Mark's Square with the St. Mark's Basilica in the distance.
The European Union hopes to reopen borders for outsiders starting in July, but will review individual nations' COVID-19 situation, according to diplomats and a document laying out criteria that could keep Americans, Russians and Brazilians out.
Full story - June 23, 2020
Donald Trump is show with his hands on either side of a podium while wearing a dark suit and red tie.
US President Donald Trump suspended the entry into the United States of certain foreign workers on Monday, a move the White House said would help the coronavirus-battered economy, but which business groups strongly oppose.