China Covid: Heavy police presence after days of protests

Demonstrations over Covid restrictions that erupted at the weekend now appear to have died down.

Netanyahu signs Israel coalition deal with anti-LGBT Noam party

Israel’s PM-designate will hand a government post to a homophobic ultra-nationalist party leader.

Buffalo shooting: Gunman pleads guilty to murder and terrorism charges

He will be sentenced to life in prison without parole for the shooting that left 10 people dead.

China Covid: Chinese TV censors shots of maskless World Cup fans

As anti-lockdown protests rock China, state TV tries to hide a world moving on from Covid.

China protests: Dramatic photos from across the country

Scenes of protest from China, which has seen unprecedented demostrations against Covid restrictions.

Mauna Loa: World’s largest active volcano erupts in Hawaii

Residents have been placed on alert and were earlier warned about the risk of falling ash.

Adani Port: Violent protests over billionaire’s Kerala project

Protests in Kerala state against billionaire Gautam Adani’s port project turned violent over the weekend.

Cotopaxi: Plume of gas rises from Ecuador volcano

A huge plume of gas is rising from the stratovolcano located near Ecuador’s capital, Quito.

Toomaj Salehi: Dissident Iranian rapper could face death penalty

Toomaj Salehi, who backed the anti-government protests, has been charged with “corruption on Earth”.

Monkeypox given new name by global health experts

The change to mpox was prompted by concerns over negative connotations from the name of the virus.