Paris, September 28 (RHC)-- France launched a free-spending budget plan saying a new spike in COVID-19 cases justified its unprecedented loosening of the purse strings.... More

Sacramento, September 28 (RHC)-- In the U.S. state of California, firefighters are struggling to contain more than two dozen major fires as hot weather and gusty dry winds fanned existing flames and sparked new blazes.  ... More

Geneva, September 28 (RHC)--The global COVID-19 death toll has now surpassed one million, with over 33 million reported cases.  ... More

Washington, September 28 (RHC)-- Coronavirus cases in the U.S. have now topped 7.1 million, with nearly half of all states reporting a rise in daily cases over the past week and major surges reported in the Midwest. ... More

New York, September 27 (RHC)-- The New York Times has reported that U.S. President Donald Trump only paid $750 in federal income taxes in both 2016 and 2017, citing tax return data.... More

Caracas, September 27 (RHC)-- Venezuelan Minister of Interior Relations, Justice and Peace, Néstor Reverol, reported the interception of another U.S. plane in national airspace near the border with Colombia.... More

Bogota, September 27 (RHC)-- The National Network of Citizens' Initiatives for Peace and against War (Redepaz) and the Institute of Studies for Development and Peace (Indepaz) has denounced that a new massacre occurred in Colombia, resulting in three deaths.... More

Tel Aviv, September 27 (RHC)-- Thousands of Israeli protesters have gathered outside the official residence of prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to demand his departure over his administration’s handling of the coronavirus crisis and attempts to curtail their right to demonstrate.... More

Colombo, September 27 (RHC)-- Sri Lanka has shipped back to Britain container-loads of waste the government said was brought to the island in violation of international laws governing the shipping of hazardous material.... More

Washington, September 26 (RHC)-- U.S. President Donald Trump has claimed once more that it was impossible for him to lose in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, adding that he would be "stupid" to hand over the office peacefully should he lose.... More

Tel Aviv, September 26 (RHC)-- Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has approved the construction of thousands more homes in the occupied West Bank, in complete defiance of international outcry against the Tel Aviv regime’s policies of land grab and illegal settlement expansion in the occupied Palestinian lands, a report says.... More

Washington, September 26 (RHC)-- In immigration news, BuzzFeed reports the House Oversight Committee has found that prisoners who have died in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement experienced medical neglect, and says ICE prison staff “falsified records to cover up” problems inside the facilities. ... More

United Nations, September 26 (RHC)-- Pope Francis has urged world leaders to use the coronavirus emergency as an opportunity to reform the injustices of the global economy and the “perverse logic” of the nuclear deterrence doctrine.... More

Mexico City, September 25 (RHC)-- Mexican authorities are preparing to issue arrest warrants that could target Army soldiers for the first time in the ongoing investigation into the 2014 disappearance and presumed massacre of 43 students from a teachers’ college in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero... More

United Nations, September 26 (RHC)-- At the United Nations General Assembly, Secretary-General António Guterres has warned the coronavirus pandemic has killed nearly one million people, infected 30 million, and remains out of control due to a lack of preparedness, cooperation, unity and solidarity among world governments.... More