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Gunmen ‘kill 20 at cattle market’ in Burkina Faso

Image copyrightAFPImage caption The security forces are struggling to end violence in Burkina Faso At least 20 people have been killed in eastern Burkina Faso when gunmen stormed a cattle market, …

Amazon UK website defaced with racist abuse

Image copyrightGetty Images Amazon has blamed a “bad actor” for racist abuse that appeared on multiple listings on its UK website. The abuse, now removed, appeared when users searched the online sh…

Astronaut capsule set to dock with space station

Image copyrightNASAImage caption Behnken (far) and Hurley (near) called down to Earth at the end of the day’s activities US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will dock to the International Sp…

Coronavirus updates: Worshippers return to Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque

After being closed for two months due to coronavirus, al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem has started welcoming worshippers again. The mosque is the third-holiest site in Islam, after Mecca and Medina in Sa…

US cities order curfews amid widespread clashes

Media captionThe mayor of Minneapolis said of the unrest: “This needs to stop” Curfews have been ordered in cities across the US in an attempt to stem the violent clashes between protesters and poli…

Trump delays ‘outdated’ G7 leaders’ summit

Image copyrightReutersImage caption Mr Trump made the comments on board Air Force One while returning to Washington from Cape Canaveral, Florida US President Donald Trump has said he will postpone…

‘As a black American I am terrified’

‘As a black American I am terrified’

Belgium prince contracts Covid-19 after party

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Prince Joachim of Belgium (C) is said to have mild coronavirus symptoms A Belgium prince has contracted coronavirus after attending a party during lockdown…

India to loosen lockdown despite record cases

Media captionCoronavirus: Death and despair for migrants on Indian roads India has announced plans to further ease a strict national lockdown even as the country reported a record daily rise in new …

Trump faces backlash after US quits WHO

Image copyrightAFPImage caption The US has been the largest single contributor to the WHO President Donald Trump has been criticised at home and abroad after pulling the US out of the World Health…