World Jul 27‘About time’: LGBTQ Olympic athletes unleash a rainbow wave
The Tokyo Games are shaping up as a watershed for LGBTQ Olympians.
World Jun 26Big Pride parade in Paris; Turkish police stop marchers
Authorities have banned Istanbul Pride events since 2015, citing public security, and more recently, COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. The Cumhuriyet newspaper said at least 25 people were detained.
World May 27France’s Macron admits some guilt for Rwanda’s genocide
In a key speech on his visit to Rwanda, French President Emmanuel Macron said he recognizes that France bears a heavy responsibility for the 1994 genocide in the central African country.
Economy May 01May Day protesters demand more job protections amid pandemic
Workers and union leaders dusted off bullhorns and flags that had stayed furled during coronavirus lockdowns for slimmed down but still boisterous — and at times violent — May Day marches on Saturday, demanding more labor protections amid a pandemic…
World Mar 12Childhood mental health issues rise globally amid pandemic
For doctors who treat them, the pandemic's impact on the mental health of children is increasingly alarming.
Politics Nov 07World leaders celebrate Biden-Harris win
Cascading around the globe on social media and live news broadcasts, word of the victory in Pennsylvania that pushed former Vice President Joe Biden past the threshold of 270 Electoral College votes needed to take over the Oval Office brought…
World Oct 11Nadal ties Federer at 20 Slams by beating Djokovic in Paris
Rafael Nadal tied Roger Federer with 20 Grand Slam titles by producing a nearly perfect performance against Novak Djokovic in the French Open final.
World Aug 01Mexico no. 3 in virus deaths; storm could hinder U.S. response
Mexico now has the third most COVID-19 deaths in the world, behind Brazil and the United States, where a hurricane bearing down on the East Coast on Saturday is threatening to complicate efforts to contain the virus.
Economy Jul 31Eurozone economy suffers record drop during lockdown months
The economy of the 19-country eurozone shrank by a devastating 12.1% during the second quarter from the quarter before as coronavirus lockdowns shut businesses and hampered consumer spending.
Nation Jul 07Study shows virus hit African immigrants hardest in France
A new study from the French government's statistics agency shows that death rates doubled among immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa and tripled in the Paris region at the height of the country's coronavirus outbreak.