Japan PM Suga seen calling snap election after Olympics: Report | Coronavirus pandemic News

Most likely scenario is for the Japanese leader to dissolve parliament after the end of the Paralympics in September. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is likely to call a snap…

Nicaraguan police raid home of opposition presidential hopeful | Crime News

Police raid home of Cristiana Chamorro, journalist and would-be presidential candidate, on charges of money laundering. Nicaraguan police have raided the home of opposition leader and potential presidential candidate Cristiana…

NASA plans two new missions to Venus, the first in decades | Space

DAVINCI+, consisting of a fly-by spacecraft and an atmospheric descent probe, is also expected to return the first high-resolution images of unique geological characteristics on Venus known as ‘tesserae.’ NASA…

‘Good faith error’: Chauvin requests probation for Floyd killing | Black Lives Matter News

Prosecutors ask for 30 years in prison after judge ruled aggravating factors allow for a harsher sentence. A lawyer for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has asked a judge…

JBS begins reopening meat plants shut by cyberattack | Cybercrime News

JBS SA is starting to at least partially reopen most idled beef plants across North America and Australia after a cyberattack forced the world’s largest meat producer to halt operations.…

Biden unveils effort to get more Americans vaccinated by July 4 | Coronavirus pandemic News

US President Joe Biden wants to get 70 percent of Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 for ‘summer of freedom’. United States President Joe Biden has announced a month-long effort aimed at…

Coalition deal reached in Israel to end Netanyahu rule | Benjamin Netanyahu News

DEVELOPING STORY Yair Lapid tells Israeli president he can form a coalition government that would end Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year rule. Israeli opposition leader Yair Lapid has informed the president that…

‘Staggering’: WHO says 200,000 Palestinians in need of health aid | Israel-Palestine conflict News

WHO warns of ‘staggering health needs’ across occupied Palestinian territory after recent escalation, as Red Cross appeals for $16m to help people in Gaza. Officials from the United Nations and…

COVID rising in the Americas, except in the US, Canada and Mexico | Coronavirus pandemic News

Coronavirus infections are back on the rise in much of the Americas region after weeks of plateauing and decreasing in figures, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Wednesday.…

US Capitol rioter who took selfie in Senate chamber pleads guilty | The Far Right News

Paul Allard Hodgkins is the second to plead guilty so far, admitting he was on the Senate floor during the riot. A Florida man on Wednesday became the second person…