Full story - June 10, 2020
A black and white portrait photograph of Olof Palme.
A Swedish prosecutor closed the case of the assassination of Prime Minister Olof Palme after 34 years on Wednesday, accusing a graphic designer who died two decades ago of the country's most notorious unsolved crime.
Full story - June 09, 2020
A portrait of George Floyd is seen hanging in the background as demonstrators in the near ground are in soft focus.
George Floyd will be buried in Houston on Tuesday two weeks after his death while being held by police in a Minneapolis street, and more anti-racism rallies inspired by his treatment were set to take place in the United States and in Europe.
Full story - June 08, 2020
Several people are shown in a small courtyard where a statue of Edward Colston once stood and all that remains is the concrete base.
The toppling by anti-racism protesters of a statue of a slave trader in the English port city of Bristol has given new urgency to a debate about how Britain should confront some of the darkest chapters of its history.
Full story - June 05, 2020
A close up photograph of a woman wearing a white protective face mask with the words, "I can't breathe" written on it.
Australian authorities moved on Friday stop protests inspired by the death of black American man George Floyd, saying large gatherings risk new coronavirus infections and banning the biggest rally planned for Sydney.
Full story - June 04, 2020
Two US soldiers are shown looking out at the Washington Monument with the US Capitol Building off in the distance.
After long refusing to explicitly criticize a sitting president, former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused President Donald Trump on Wednesday of trying to divide America and roundly denounced a militarization of the US response to civil unrest.
Full story - June 03, 2020
A photo of airplanes
The Trump administration said it will bar Chinese passenger carriers from flying to the United States starting on June 16 as it pressures Beijing to allow US air carriers to resume flights.
Full story - June 03, 2020
A large crowd of people are shown carrying signs that say, "Black Lives Matter," and other statements.
Thousands of people chanting "no justice, no peace, no racist police" and "black lives matter" gathered in central London on Wednesday to protest against racism after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Full story - June 02, 2020
Three men are shown wearing traditional Saudi headdress and garments while seated at a long white table.
The United Nations and Saudi Arabia host a pledging conference for war-ravaged Yemen on Tuesday to help raise some $2.4 billion as funding shortages imperil the world's biggest aid operation.
Full story - June 01, 2020
Several police officers are shown carrying shields and wearing riot gear with the White House in the background.
Chinese state media is giving extensive coverage to violent protests roiling cities across the United States, while the unrest has also featured widely in Chinese social media.
Full story - May 29, 2020
A line of young demonstrators are shown sitting on the ground next to a building with riot police standing in front of them.
Hong Kong told the United States to keep out of the debate over national security legislation being imposed by China, and warned that withdrawal of the financial hub's special status under US law could backfire on the US economy.