Police revealed Wednesday they have identified a new suspect in the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann in 2007, saying the 43-year-old German man with a history of child sex abuse may have killed her.
Former US president Barack Obama has applauded the 'profound' protests by Americans demanding racial justice and said demonstrations over last week's killing of a black man in police custody could spark nationwide reforms.
US protesters have welcomed new charges brought against Minneapolis officers in the killing of African American man George Floyd – but thousands still marched in cities across the country for a ninth straight night, chanting against racism and police brutality.
The police officer who has been arrested for the murder of George Floyd is set to face a harsher charge, with prosecutors saying the three other officers involved in the incident are set to be charged.
The head of the global vaccine alliance has warned 'nobody is safe unless everybody is safe' from the new coronavirus, urging international solidarity ahead of a fundraising summit as the pandemic threatens to trigger a resurgence of preventable diseases.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has defended his decision not to interfere with posts by US President Donald Trump, US media has reported, after the social media giant's hands-off policy sparked outrage and prompted some employees to quit.