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A Nasa spacecraft has descended to an asteroid and, dodging boulders the size of buildings, momentarily touched the surface to collect a handful of cosmic rubble for return to Earth.
Bystanders helped rescue an elderly couple from a sinking car after it careered into a canal in the US.
Netflix’s subscriber growth has slowed dramatically during the summer months after a surge in the spring fuelled by pandemic lockdowns that corralled millions of people in their homes.
France’s president has named a domestic militant Islamist group as “directly implicated” in last week’s beheading of a history teacher who had discussed caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed with his class.
Melania Trump has decided against accompanying US President Donald Trump to a campaign rally because of a lingering cough after her bout with Covid-19, her chief of staff said.
Transcripts of interviews lawyers conducted with British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, the ex-girlfriend of the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, should be released as soon as possible, a judge has ordered.
Nigerian authorities have announced a 24-hour curfew in Lagos amid mounting nationwide unrest following two weeks of widespread protests against alleged police brutality.
A Danish man convicted of torturing and murdering a Swedish journalist on his homemade submarine made a dramatic but brief escape from a suburban Copenhagen prison on Tuesday.
The US Justice Department has launched legal proceedings against Google alleging that the tech giant abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers.
Donald Trump has insisted that he gets on with Dr Anthony Fauci just a day after claiming that the American people are tired of listening to the US’s top infectious disease specialist.
More than 1,300 inmates have escaped from the central prison of Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo after an attack by rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces, the city’s mayor has said.
A state-owned Chinese company is setting up production lines to supply one billion doses of two possible coronavirus vaccines that are being tested on 50,000 people in 10 countries, its chairman has announced.
Thailand’s cabinet has approved a request to recall parliament for a special session to deal with the political pressures from ongoing anti-government protests.
Argentina health officials say the nation has officially surpassed 1 million coronavirus cases, becoming the fifth country to do so.
An angry President Donald Trump came out swinging on Monday against Dr Anthony Fauci, the press and polls that show him trailing Democrat Joe Biden in key battleground states in a disjointed closing message two weeks out from the US election.
A British socialite’s testimony in a lawsuit related to Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual abuse activities can be made public, an appeals court has ruled.
Nokia says it has been asked by Nasa to build the first mobile communications network on the moon.
Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat is in a critical condition and breathing with a ventilator due to Covid-19, according to the Israeli hospital treating him.
The last known chief of the militant Basque separatist group ETA has had the first of two back-to-back trials on terrorism charges postponed.
The US Supreme Court is agreeing to review a Trump administration policy that makes asylum seekers wait in Mexico for US court hearings.
The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 across the planet has passed 40 million, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University.
The head of the European Central Bank says the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic “risks losing momentum” due to a second wave of infections.
Police operations are under way into dozens of people who allegedly issued messages of support for the attacker after the beheading of a history teacher near Paris, the French interior minister has said.
The US special envoy to Afghanistan has warned that “distressingly high” levels of violence threaten to derail ongoing peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban.
The last known chief of the militant Basque separatist group ETA is going on trial in Paris on terrorism charges.
Thailand’s embattled prime minister has said there are no plans to extend a state of emergency outside the capital, even as student-led protests calling for him to leave office spread around the country.
Evo Morales’ party has claimed victory in Bolivia’s presidential election as results trickled in from the re-run of last year’s annulled ballot that saw the leftist leader resign and flee the country.
After entire nations were shut down during the first surge of the coronavirus earlier this year, some countries and US states are trying more targeted measures as cases rise again, especially in Europe and the Americas.
US president Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden have both campaigned in states they are trying to flip in the November 3 election, just over two weeks away.
China’s economic growth accelerated to 4.9% over a year earlier in the latest quarter as a shaky recovery from the coronavirus pandemic gathered strength.