China, India aim to calm tensions after deadly border clash

China, India aim to calm tensions after deadly border clash China and India are trying to calm tensions after a deadly border dispute in the Himalayas. No shots were fired…

Argentina takeover of soy giant Vicentin sparks political debate

The Argentinian government wants to expropriate a bankrupt agricultural group to save jobs. The giant Argentinian agricultural group, Vicentin, owes creditors more than $1bn. The government has stepped in to…

Marcus Rashford forces UK gov’t U-turn on free school meals

A high-profile footballer has talked the UK government into changing its decision to stop providing free meals for schoolchildren from struggling families. Food vouchers were to stop during the summer…

UK: Report on COVID-19 deaths says racism a risk for minorities

It has been acknowledged that social inequalities have contributed to higher death rates from COVID-19 among the UK's Black, Asian and other minorities, but now racism has been cited as…

UN Syria envoy warns of nationwide economic crisis

The United Nations' special envoy for Syria says he hopes to start the next round of talks between the country's warring sides by late August, as he also warned its…

Greek island dreams: Summer tourist season opens

Greece is now open for business after a long coronavirus lockdown. That is the government's message as international flights to Athens resume from a select group of countries. Tourism makes…

S Korea promises to react strongly if North furthers tensions

South Korea says it will respond strongly if North Korea keeps raising tensions after Pyongyang blew up a liaison office in the border town of Kaesong. It comes after days…

China prepares to act against new COVID-19 outbreak

One of China's top disease experts says the next 36 hours will be crucial in predicting the effect of a new coronavirus outbreak in the capital. Some neighbourhoods in Beijing…

Peruvians strive to make a living amid lockdown

More than 100 days after the first case of COVID-19 was reported, Peru has one of the highest rates of transmission in Latin America. The government established one of the…

Amnesty calls for justice for protesters killed in DRC

Amnesty International is pushing for justice for hundreds of people killed in pro-democracy protests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A new report by the human rights organisation found…