A study published by the Lancet on Tuesday has found that more than 1.5 children worldwide whose parents, custodial grandparents, or other primary caregivers died with COVID-19, UPI reports.
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Arkansas law that would ban all abortions except when the woman’s life is in danger, the Washington Examiner reports.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet approved a huge emergency aid package Wednesday for flood-stricken regions of Germany and said billions would be needed to rebuild homes, businesses and vital infrastructure.
Highlighting the dangers of old infrastructure during summer flood season, two dams in northwest China collapsed following torrential rains on Sunday, Reuters reports. Local residents were evacuated and there were no casualties, China’s Ministry of Water Resources said.
Ten people, including an infant, have died after armed Islamic Fulani militants continued attacks in areas of Nigeria’s Christian-majority southern Kaduna State, aid workers said.
Christians in Indonesia have been forced to pay for funerals of loved ones who died of COVID-19, sources say. At the same time, Muslims could bury coronavirus victims free of charge, Worthy News learned Wednesday.
The Pentagon announced Tuesday that the United States launched its first airstrike in Somalia under President Joe Biden.
Hebrew University of Jerusalem studies published in a pair of medical journals suggest that already-existing drugs can be repurposed to fight Covid, Hebrew-language news sites reported Monday.
The vicious Oregon Bootleg Wildfire is beginning to change the weather as it spreads out of control, leading to an increase in evacuations and chaos along the way, officials say.
Britain said on Tuesday it would permanently deploy two warships in Asian waters after its Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier and escort ships sail to Japan in September through seas where China is vying for influence with the United States and Japan.