New rules include a curfew during the week and a full lockdown on weekends as daily COVID-19 cases surge.
US Supreme Court’s conservative justices appear reluctant to rule on plan to block undocumented immigrants from census.
The group’s fighters are suspected of killing dozens of civilians in Borno state, in the country’s northeast.
A global effort helped bring the ‘world’s loneliest elephant’ to a new home with 600 other pachyderms.
In less than three years, the cryptocurrency has replicated the meteoric ascent that landed it on mainstream radars.
Females are taking jobs traditionally held by men and dealing with ‘bullying’ in the process.
Biden has announced the team that will plan his inauguration as Trump remains defiant despite repeated setbacks.
Governing party official says controversial piece of legislation will be ‘rewritten’ after uproar.
Biden is making good on his diversity pledge, tapping women and minorities for senior US economic roles.
How four households are resisting the city’s efforts to remove them and gentrify their historically Black neighbourhood.
Why does Venezuela have two competing presidents? And will parliamentary elections only make things worse?
A senior Iranian security official offers a drastically different account of the high-profile assassination.
The assault of Michel Zecler has become a new rallying cause for activists fighting against police brutality.
President-elect Joe Biden used the term to describe the US recovery. Here’s what it means.
The Stream looks at how weather is communicated and asks what can be done to prepare people for extreme weather events.
Turkey’s pandemic-ravaged economy outperformed all Group of 20 nations- including China- in the third quarter.
A polarised United States told through two veterans with two different perspectives.
Cases fall, according to new study, as PM tries to usher in a new tier system that will ease measures for some.
Renaming of part of Havelock Road, believed to be named after a military figure, welcomed as a move towards diversity.
Thousands of farmers continue to block highways connecting the capital as they demand gov’t repeal farms laws.
New curbs come after Hong Kong records biggest jump in daily cases since August, most linked to ballroom-dancing venues.
A trial volunteer has claimed he suffered serious ‘neurological’ symptoms after receiving the vaccine.
Chun, 89, was found guilty of defaming a former democracy activist who was involved in protests in the 1980s.
Official factory data show output rose to highest level in more than three years in November on strong domestic demand.
This proposed legislation could not only further marginalise Muslims but also undermine women’s agency and rights.
French president faces tough balancing act, pressured to appeal to the right, but not so far as to abandon the left.
New report says at least 18 Burundians were forcibly disappeared from refugee camps in Tanzania over the past year.
At least eight inmates dead after unrest broke out at a high-security prison near Colombo over rising infections.
No comment from Saudis but its media reported death of a military official on the battlefield in Yemen.
China’s retirement age has remained unchanged for four decades at 60 for men and 55 for women white-collar workers.
Biden and Harris have sought to emphasise diversity in their appointments ahead of their January 20 US swearing-in.
The UK’s foreign secretary says he sees a deal on competition rules and state aid as likely if the EU is ‘reasonable’.
The move would hinder access that chipmaker SMIC and oil firm CNOOC have to US investors, worsening tensions with China.
TPLF leader says his forces captured pilot and retook Axum a day after Ethiopia declared an end to Tigray offensive.
Australia demands removal of fake photo of soldier posted by official government spokesman, as ties deteriorate.
Workplace regulator files charges over volcanic eruption that left 22 dead and dozens more injured.
Draft EU plan calls for US cooperation on tech, COVID-19, deforestation and challenges posed by China, report says.
World Health Organization says disruptions to treatment could lead to tens of thousands additional deaths.
Account thought to be part of effort to boost royalist messages after months of anti-establishment protests.
The story of unrequited love set in 1960s Hong Kong, romanticised the image of a city in constant flux.
Seeking to end the rift in the Gulf region, Kushner will meet Qatari emir and Saudi crown prince, say US media reports.
Tributes pour in for Senegalese footballer who scored first goal of 2002 World Cup against reigning champions France.
The ISIL armed group claims responsibility for the rocket attack, which briefly halted operations at the small refinery.
Officials in western US state of Utah cite ‘credible reports’ that the object was removed ‘by an unknown party’.
China imposes tariffs on Australian wine in latest escalation of trade and diplomatic dispute.
Anti-government protesters shift tactics to evade crackdown, creating smaller gatherings in districts across Minsk.
Red Cross warns of influx of trauma patients, says supplies running dangerously low as UN calls for humanitarian access.
The way foreign correspondents reported on the US elections shows just how much language matters.
Comments by Szilard Demeter drew outrage from Hungary’s Jewish community and led to calls for his dismissal.
The elections include races for mayor of Brazil’s two largest cities and come as the coronavirus continues to rage.
Switzerland rejects extending corporate liability over rights abuses and environmental harm caused abroad.
Officials order search of properties of Maradona’s personal doctor days after the football legend’s sudden death.
Men and women harvesting crops assaulted by armed attackers on motorcycles, UN says.
Local airport closed as Mount Ili Lewotolok erupts in a remote part of the Southeast Asian archipelago.
Ameer Alhalbi was covering Saturday’s demonstrations opposing police violence.
At night, Kais, who has muscular dystrophy, dreams that he is an anime hero fighting a ruthless intergalactic villain.
British actor who played arch-villain Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy passed away after a short illness.
Israeli military and judiciary work hand in hand on dispossession and displacement of Palestinians, activists say.
Hardliners in parliament are gearing up to revitalise Iran’s nuclear programme after scientist’s assassination.
Republican lawsuit sought to invalidate mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania where President-elect Biden won by 81,000 votes.