Notre Dame Cathedral to be rebuilt without modern touches
ABCNews - 7/11/2020 11:23:00 AM
Notre Dame Cathedral will be rebuilt just the way it stood before last year’s devastating fire. No swimming pool or organic garden on the roof of the medieval Paris monument, or contemporary glass spire,
North Korea Denounces UK for Sanctions on Organisations Accused of Links to Prison Camps
U.S. News & World Report - 7/11/2020 10:57:00 AM
North Korea denounced Britain on Saturday for announcing sanctions against two organisations that the British government has said are involved in forced labour, torture and murder in North Korean prison camps.
Five killed as hostages taken at South African church
Reuters on MSN.com - 7/11/2020 11:18:56 AM
Five people were killed and hostages were being held at a church west of Johannesburg, South African police said on Saturday. © Reuters/SIPHIWE SIBEKO Ri
Iran's president calls for ban on weddings, wakes to halt virus spread
YAHOO! - 7/11/2020 11:26:00 AM
Shortly after Rouhani’s televised speech, a police official in Tehran announced the closure of all wedding and mourning venues in the capital until further notice. Iran has been gradually relaxing its lockdown since mid-April,
Thousands protest arrest of Russian regional governor
Associated Press on MSN.com - 7/11/2020 11:00:45 AM
MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators in the Russian Far East city of Khabarovsk have held a protest against the arrest of the region’s governor on charges of involvement in multiple murders. The Saturday demonstration in the city 6100 kilometers ...
Family of Franco-Irish teen welcome Malaysia inquest
Yahoo! News - 7/11/2020 10:53:00 AM
Irish teenager who went missing while on holiday in the Malaysian rainforest said Saturday they hoped an upcoming inquest into her death would finally provide answers. The unclothed body of 15-year-ol
Why Coronavirus Sparked Massive Protests In Serbia
International Business Times - 7/11/2020 10:14:00 AM
Frustration has been building up over Serbia's rollercoaster response to the coronavirus outbreak. After initially playing down the dangers, authorities swung from ultra-tight lockdowns to a speedy return to normal last month ahead of national elections that cemented Vucic's grip on power.
Trump threatens to pull tax exemption for schools, colleges
ABC - 7/11/2020 9:47:00 AM
In his push to get schools and colleges to reopen this fall, President Donald Trump is again taking aim at their finances, this time threatening their tax-exempt status
Ukraine’s bank chief quit and coffin left as warning. It’s a scandal that threatens the country’s economic health.
Washington Post - 7/11/2020 10:08:00 AM
On Wednesday, a coffin and a row of extravagant funeral wreaths were near the home of Yakiv Smolii, who said he was forced out of the central bank’s top post June 30 by systematic pressure. It also blasted another hole in the clean-goverment pledges of President Volodymyr Zelensky,
In Latin America, the Pandemic Threatens Equality Like Never Before
New York Times - 7/11/2020 9:06:00 AM
Over the past two decades, inequality in Latin America had fallen to the lowest point in its recorded history. The pandemic threatens to reverse that. We traveled 1,000 miles across Colombia to document this critical moment.