Defying curfew orders, tens of thousands of protestors took to the streets across the US for an eighth night to demand justice for George Floyd.
An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale struck northern Chile early Wednesday.
The Indian city of Mumbai has been placed on high alert as Cyclone Nisarga is forecast to make landfall around noon on Wednesday.
Security has been tightened in Hong Kong as lawmakers resume a debate over a bill that would make disrespecting China's national anthem a criminal offence.
Violence erupted for a seventh night across several parts of the US, just hours after President Donald Trump vowed to use military personnel to halt the protests.
Thousands of New Zealanders marched peacefully to mark their respects for George Floyd, as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern expressed shock at the way he died.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has objected to US President Donald Trump's proposal to include Russia in the G7 summit.
Children returned to schools in Singapore on Tuesday, nearly two months after lockdown measures were put in place to contain the spread of coronavirus.
The Saudi-led Arab Coalition has shot down two Houthi drones.
Police fired tear gas to disperse protestors outside the White House as violent clashes erupted in the US capital for the sixth night in a row over George Floyd's death.
Thousands of people braved the threat of COVID-19 and returned to work in the Philippine capital on Monday as the authorities eased lockdown measures.
The US has shipped 2 million doses of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to Brazil in a bid to fight COVID-19.
At least 18 people have been killed after armed bandits launched an attack in Nigeria's northwestern state of Katsina.
A bomb explosion targetting a minibus carrying employees of a local television station in Kabul has left an Afghan journalist and a technician dead.
SpaceX and Nasa successfully launched two astronauts into orbit, marking the first time since 2011 that humans had blasted off from the US soil.
US President Donald Trump has postponed this year's G7 summit until September, and signalled the need to include more countries.
Curfew has been imposed in several major cities in the US as violent protests erupted over the death of an unarmed African-American man in police custody.
Several protests erupted across the US, just hours after a former Minneapolis police officer was arrested and charged for the killing of an unarmed African-American man.
Rocket company SpaceX will make a second attempt to launch Nasa astronauts into orbit on Saturday despite unfavourable weather conditions.
US President Donald Trump has announced the severance of all US ties with the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Pakistan has announced plans to resume outbound international flight operations.
Protests turned violent for a second night in Minneapolis in an outpouring of anger over the death of a African-American man in police custody.
SpaceX was forced to postpone the launch of two NASA astronauts into orbit on Wednesday due to stormy weather conditions.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress that Hong Kong does not warrant economic privileges under the US law as it is "no longer autonomous from China".
US President Donald Trump is set to issue an executive order "pertaining to social media" after threatening to shut them down over a "misleading" tweet.
France on Wednesday banned the use of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of COVID-19.
For the first time, US President Donald Trump's tweet has been marked for fact-checking by the social media giant.
Police in Hong Kong have fired pepper pellets at protesters gathered outside the Legislative Council as China's proposed security laws are due to be read a second time.
The number of new COVID-19 cases in South Korea has seen a spike after an outbreak at an e-commerce firm in Bucheon.
Saudi Arabia will begin easing lockdown measures on Thursday, more than two months after they were introduced to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
A Russian military helicopter crash-landed on an airfield in the remote eastern region of Chukotka on Tuesday, killing all people on board.
Thousands of non-essential retail outlets will reopen in the UK next month as part of efforts to ease the coronavirus lockdown.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern remained unflustered during an earthquake on live TV on Monday morning.
India entered the list of top 10 nations with most COVID-19 cases on Monday after recording the biggest single-day jump in infections.
Some 50,000 homes in Western Australia are still without power as the country endured a second day of wild weather.
A scheduled space launch for Virgin Orbit's test flight was canceled on Sunday.
Hong Kong police fired tear gas and deployed water cannon as hundreds turned up to reject Beijing's plans to impose a new security law on the territory.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has discussed measures to increase the country's "nuclear war deterrence" during a military meeting.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has resisted calls to sack senior adviser Dominic Cummings over allegations that he breached lockdown rules.
Two people have miraculously survived a plane crash in Pakistan that killed 97 others as the jet ploughed into a residential neighbourhood of Karachi.
Starting June 8, travellers entering the UK will have to undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine.
Health authorities in China have not reported any new cases of the coronavirus for the first time since the pandemic began in the city of Wuhan.
At least eight inmates of a prison in Mexico's central state of Jalisco have died following a violent clash on Friday.
A passenger plane crashed in Pakistan's Karachi city on Friday afternoon.
At least 82 people have been killed and thousands of homes destroyed as a powerful cyclone slammed into eastern India and Bangladesh, with gusting winds of up to 185 kmph.
More than 300 people have been convicted in the UK for assaulting police and emergency workers during the first month of lockdown.
Japan is working towards securing the extradition of two men arrested in the US for their alleged involvement in the escape of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn.
A Japanese national has been arrested in South Korea for violating the country's 14-day quarantine rule that's introduced to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Thousands of people in the US state of Michigan have been displaced after two dams breached in the town of Midland.
Singapore has become the first country to issue capital punishment via a zoom call.
Students in South Korea returned to school for the first time this year, after the government eased lockdown restrictions in the country.
The Trump administration has pledged $812 million (AED 2.98 billion) to boost the US manufacturing of medicines needed to treat the coronavirus.
A powerful cyclone slammed into the coast of eastern India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, with winds gusting up to 185 kmph.
US President Donald Trump has revealed he's been taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventive medicine against the coronavirus despite warnings that it can cause serious side effects.
More than 4,900 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India on Tuesday, taking the tally to 101,139.
Australia recorded its 100th fatality from COVID-19, as one of its populated states New South Wales (NSW) readies to reopen schools next week.
Singapore has apologised to 357 COVID-19 patients who received an erroneous text message saying they had tested positive again.
US President Donald Trump has threatened to permanently halt funding for the World Health Organisation (WHO) unless it commits to improvements within 30 days.
At least five people have been killed and over 40 others injured after a car-bomb attack at an intelligence base in eastern Afghanistan.
Efforts are on to move residents along India's east coast to safer locations as a powerful cyclone threatens to make landfall on Wednesday.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo took a coronavirus test during his televised briefing, in a bid to encourage more people to take the tests.
An aerobatic Canadian Air Force jet crashed into a British Colombia neighbourhood, killing one and seriously injuring another.
A cafe in New Zealand had to turn away Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern because it had met its full capacity under the new coronavirus distancing measures.
Canada's Parliament session was held virtually as social distancing guidelines are in place to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has acknowledged frustration over his government's "complex" measures to ease the coronavirus lockdown.
Italy is set to reopen to European tourists from early June without a mandatory 14-day quarantine as part of measures to lift the country’s strict coronavirus lockdown.
At least 24 migrant workers have been killed in a crash between two trucks in northern India.
More than 300,000 people around the world have died from the coronavirus.
More cases of a rare inflammatory syndrome in children associated with the new coronavirus has emerged in Italy and France.
Authorities in the Chinese city of Wuhan are carrying out a massive COVID-19 screening exercise after the emergence of new clusters raised fears of a second wave.
The US has blamed the IS terror group for the brutal hospital attack in Afghanistan that claimed 24 lives.
Narendra Modi-led government in India is being called out for pushing its contact-tracing app despite privacy flaws.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday warned that the new coronavirus "may never go away" and could become just another endemic virus.
At least five people have been killed and 14 more wounded after Taliban militants launched an attack in the eastern Afghan city of Gardez on Thursday.
Efforts are on to move tens of thousands of people to safety while maintaining social distance guidelines as Typhoon Ambo powers towards the eastern islands of the Philippines.
Two COVID-19 assessment centres have opened in the emirate of Abu Dhabi that cater exclusively to people who test positive for the virus.
The UAE has allowed transit flights to operate out of the country's airports.