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Klopp rues ‘massive blow’ after historic loss to Chelsea
Liverpool’s 1-0 home defeat marks 5th successive home-game loss.
US tightens export controls on Myanmar
UN estimates 38 killed yesterday in bloodiest crackdown yet by military.
Australia plays down Italy’s vaccine export ban
Critics accuse Europe of ‘vaccine nationalism’ amid fears Canberra’s rollout plans could be derailed.
US Senate begins debating Covid-19 relief package
Republicans opposed to spending US$1.9 trillion, lawmakers brace for marathon days.
US jobless claims data points to continued employment struggles
Unemployment remains worryingly high as the government continues to push its US$1.9 trillion stimulus package.
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Dozens of HK dissidents jailed after marathon bail hearing
Most have been denied bail, while the prosecution immediately appealed cases that were granted bail.
Putin says Russia vaccinated two million against virus
President Vladimir Putin says another two million have received the first dose of the two-dose Sputnik V vaccine.
Dutch court drops farm kidnap charges against cult father
Stroke has left 68-year-old unfit to stand trial, say prosecutors.
Sweden attacker identified as 22-year-old Afghan, say reports
Police investigating possible terror incident after man stabbed and injured at least seven people in Vetlanda yesterday.
Myanmar mourns teen killed in protests
Images of her last moments, wearing a t-shirt that says 'Everything will be ok', has gone viral on social media.
Meghan Markle says Buckingham Palace ‘perpetuating falsehoods’
Explosive claim follows Buckingham Palace's statement it is investigating claims she bullied household staff.
NZ arrests two over threat to attack mosques
It has been almost two years since a white supremacists massacred 51 people at a Christchurch mosque.
SpaceX rocket explodes on ground after seemingly successful flight
Third time does not prove a charm for spacecraft.
US House passes police reforms, voting rights bill
Two bills now head to the Senate, with their fates uncertain in a chamber divided 50-50 between Democrats and Republicans.
Huthis claim missile strike on Saudi Aramco plant
But oil producer has not confirmed attack on any of its facilities.
Hong Kong removed from economic freedom ranking it once dominated
City no longer independent enough of Beijing to justify separate inclusion, think-tank says.
Overseas fans likely to be barred from Tokyo Games
Local media reports say committee more inclined to hold event in front of domestic audience only.
Nuclear sector in crisis 10 years after Fukushima
There are fewer reactors now, and there is increased competition from renewables.
Opec+ likely to up output on demand, price rebound
Deal will hinge on whether No. 2 producer Russia and No. 3 Saudi Arabia can agree.
Australian PM backs attorney-general accused of rape
Scott Morrison rejects mounting calls for an independent probe into allegations involving Christian Porter.
Germany, Belgium okay AstraZeneca jab for seniors
Policy change based on latest data, say health authorities of both countries.
SpaceX rocket explodes after landing
No explanation immediately given on flub despite a seemingly successful flight.
Disney to close 60 North American stores in 2021
Company is shifting its focus to online sales activities.
NY governor refuses to quit over sexual harassment scandal
Andrew Cuomo asks Americans to await outcome of independent probe into his conduct.