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Thailand protesters demand limits to king's power, install 'People's Plaque' near Bangkok palace
The protesters demanded the removal of the current prime minister in addition to limiting the king's power.

09/23/2020

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UK medical experts raise nation's COVID-19 alert level, say cases are rising 'rapidly and probably exponentially'
As coronavirus cases in the United Kingdom are rising “rapidly and probably exponentially,” medical experts are raising the nation's COVID-19 alert level.

09/23/2020

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90 whales dead in mass stranding off Tasmania coast
Rescue teams from the Tasmanian Marine Conservation Program had managed to set free 25 whales on Tuesday.

09/23/2020

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UK's Boris Johnson announces new coronavirus prevention measures: 'This is the moment we must act'
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced new coronavirus prevention measures Tuesday in a bid to stop the United Kingdom's steadily increasing number of infections, vowing that “this is the moment that we must act.”

09/23/2020

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Chinese tycoon who called Xi Jinping a 'clown' and ripped his coronavirus response gets 18-year sentence
A Chinese real estate mogul who once called President Xi Jinping a “clown” and criticized his government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic was sentenced to 18 years in prison on corruption charges, a Beijing court announced Tuesday.

09/23/2020

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China calls allegations of NYPD cop acting as a spy 'pure fabrication'
China is pushing back Tuesday on allegations from U.S. prosecutors that a New York City police officer has been working as a spy for their government, calling the charges filed against him “pure fabrication”.

09/23/2020

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Mysterious blast rocks Hezbollah stronghold in south Lebanon
A powerful explosion shook a Hezbollah stronghold in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, sending thick grey smoke billowing over the village, but the cause was not clear.

09/23/2020

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Iranian leader compares death of George Floyd to US foreign policy
Iran's president delivered a fiery speech before the U.N. on Tuesday in which he compared the killing of George Floyd to the treatment his country receives from the U.S.

09/23/2020

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Putin touts Russian coronavirus vaccine, offers it to UN staff for free
Vladimir Putin called the recently approved Russian coronavirus vaccine "reliable, safe, and effective" and offered to supply the vaccine, which many scientists are skeptical of, to other nations.

09/23/2020

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Arctic race heats up as Russia launches flagship nuclear-powered icebreaker
Russia's new nuclear-powered icebreaker, the Arktika, launched on its maiden voyage out of St. Petersburg Tuesday on a two-week journey to the northern port of Murmansk.

09/23/2020

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