Full story - November 19, 2020
A group of four soldiers are shown walking across a field wearing full battlefield fatigues and carrying weapons.
Australian special forces allegedly killed 39 unarmed prisoners and civilians in Afghanistan, with senior commandos reportedly forcing junior soldiers to kill defenceless captives in order to "blood" them for combat, a four year investigation found.
Full story - November 05, 2020
A map of the United States showing blue and red-colored states as the votes for the 2020 election are announced.
Former Vice President Joe Biden edged closer to victory over President Donald Trump in the US presidential race on Thursday as election officials tallied votes in the handful of states that will determine the outcome.
Full story - November 04, 2020
A map of the United States showing blue and red-colored states as the votes for the 2020 election are announced.
The excruciatingly close US presidential election hung in the balance on Wednesday, with a handful of closely contested states set to decide the outcome in the coming hours or days, even as President Donald Trump falsely claimed victory and made unsubstantiated allegations of electoral fraud.
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.

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