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MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 15, 2020

Hong Kong at the center of two major storms: Trump and coronavirus
Hong Kong is at the center of two major storms: one medical, one political.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 15, 2020

Defiant Black Lives Matter protester replaces British slave trader statue
"It was like an electrical charge of power was running through me," protester Jen Reid said of the moment depicted in the sculpture.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 15, 2020

Apple wins case over $15 billion in claimed taxes
The E.U. Commission claimed in 2016 that Apple had an illegal sweetheart tax deal with Irish authorities.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 15, 2020

These couples are stuck thousands of miles apart because of travel bans
Couples desperate to reunite amid travel restrictions use hashtags like #LoveIsEssential to bring attention to their separations.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 15, 2020

Cross-continent couples fight for 'sweetheart' status amid COVID-19 travel bans
Couples desperate to reunite amid travel restrictions use hashtags like #LoveIsEssential to bring attention to their separations.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 14, 2020

Trump signs Hong Kong sanctions bill, announces executive order in escalation with China
The tension between Washington and Beijing and U.S. continues to heighten as lawmakers seek to hold China accountable for their new national security law.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 14, 2020

A new Cold War between U.S., China may have already begun. Here's what it might look like.
For decades, U.S. conventional wisdom held that if the West traded and engaged with China, it would open up its system and curb its behavior. No longer.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 14, 2020

Watch man's lucky escape from raging flood, filmed by his terrified wife
Mustafa Bostanci got out the way just in time, as flash flooding brought a torrent of water and debris smashing down the road near his home in Madenli, Turkey.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 14, 2020

‘Put your tail down, Rojo': U.K. lawmaker videobombed by his cat during online committee meeting
The cat's ginger tail appeared right in the middle of the screen as SNP representative John Nicolson was addressing a Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee hearing.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 14, 2020

‘If you don't mask, you don't get': Banksy hits London subway with coronavirus-themed graffiti
Video from the artist's Instagram account appears to show him disguised as a deep-cleaning operative, spraying his trademark rats inside a moving train as confused commuters look on.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 14, 2020

U.K. bans China's Huawei from its 5G network after U.S. pressure
Washington says Huawei is a security risk because it alleges the company could be used by the Chinese government to spy on the West.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 14, 2020

Meghan Markle praises young women, pushes them to 'be in charge of the debate' on issues
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, praised young women for speaking out and using their "voice" to raise awareness to social and racial justice issues during the virtual event, "Girl Up: Global Leadership Summit."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 14, 2020

Hillary Clinton: 'We still have a lot of work to do' on gender equality
Former Secretary of State and first lady Hillary Clinton spoke about the progress being made toward global gender equality and what still needed to be accomplished during the virtual event, "Girl Up: Global Leadership Summit."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 14, 2020

Mexico reeling over 73,000 missing, according to new numbers
"Recognizing that this is a crisis, that it continues and that there are thousands of missing faces—it's a good step," said an attorney about an updated national registry.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 14, 2020

Map: Track coronavirus deaths around the world
Get the latest data on the human cost of this virus. Updated daily.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 14, 2020

Holocaust survivor reunites with family of U.S. soldier who left her life-changing note
Lily Ebert connected with the American family of the soldier who gave her hope upon being liberated during WWII over a Zoom call.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 14, 2020

Wearing a mask became political in the U.S. In England they've just been a rare sight — until now.
"The U.K. government has a history of doing things rather late in the day," said a professor of health psychology. "It seems to be part of a pattern."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 14, 2020

U.S. rejects China's 'maritime empire' in South China Sea
"The world will not allow Beijing to treat the South China Sea as its maritime empire," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 14, 2020

U.K.'s Queen Elizabeth not told before Australia's historic PM sacking: archived letters
The release of 211 so-called "palace letters" pulls the veil from one of the great mysteries of Australian politics.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 14, 2020

Masks slowly being embraced in hard-hit England, with PM's backing
"The U.K. government has a history of doing things rather late in the day," said a professor of health psychology. "It seems to be part of a pattern."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 13, 2020

Poland re-elects president who creates 'dangerous' society for gays, advocates say
Andrzej Duda, a conservative who ran on an anti-LGBTQ platform, narrowly defeated Warsaw's liberal mayor Sunday to win a second, five-year term.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 13, 2020

Michelle Obama speaks about importance of educating girls to combat gender inequality
Former first lady Michelle Obama spoke about the importance of educating young girls around the world and how it relates to gender equality on a global scale for the virtual event, "Girl Up: Global Leadership Summit."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 13, 2020

'Too many countries are headed in the wrong direction,' WHO warns
"If basics are not followed, the only way this pandemic is going to go — it is going to get worse and worse and worse," the Director-General said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 13, 2020

Russian constitution change ends hopes for gay marriage
Hopes vanished on July 1, when voters backed a slate of constitutional amendments, one of them stating marriage is only between a man and a woman.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 13, 2020

Nelson Mandela's daughter, Zindzi Mandela, has died at 59
Mandela, who was serving as South Africa's ambassador to Denmark, died in a hospital in Johannesburg on Monday.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 13, 2020

China sanctions Americans, retaliating for U.S. criticism over Uighurs
"The U.S. has no right or qualification to intervene arbitrarily," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hua Chunying said in a interview.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 13, 2020

Conservative Polish president re-elected in tight race
Sunday's vote was originally planned for May, but was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 13, 2020

Mexico surpasses Italy to post world's fourth-highest coronavirus death toll
Mexico trails the United States, Brazil and the UK in total deaths.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 13, 2020

Bollywood stars diagnosed with COVID-19 as WHO registers record global cases
India reported 28,000 new infections on Sunday, a new record of daily infections for the country, according to the WHO tally.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 13, 2020

Yemeni Houthis say they hit Saudi oil facility in drone, missile attack
"The strike was accurate," a Houthi military spokesman said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 12, 2020

Do children spread coronavirus? What doctors say about going back to school
Evidence suggests that children aren't as susceptible as adults to COVID-19, but the risks aren't the same for all young people.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 12, 2020

Over 600,000 in Hong Kong cast 'protest' vote against new security laws
The unofficial poll will decide the strongest pro-democracy candidates to contest legislative elections in September.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 12, 2020

'Against the refugees': Aid groups condemn U.N. decision to limit Syrian aid crossings
"Lives will be lost. Suffering will intensify," aid agencies operating in Syria said in a joint statement.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 12, 2020

French bus driver beaten to death after asking passengers to wear face masks
The assault on Philippe Monguillot has scandalized France. Face coverings are required aboard French public transport because of the coronavirus pandemic.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 12, 2020

Online funeral set for Seoul mayor amid coronavirus concerns
Monday's ceremony will be paid for with city funds, officials said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 12, 2020

Dengue prevention efforts stifled by coronavirus pandemic, doctors warn
Disrupting dengue prevention efforts is ominous for the global battle against the disease, experts say.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 12, 2020

Love in the time of coronavirus: Strict guidelines reshape U.K. weddings
"It's literally our whole dream that we had. And it's just been crushed," Keisha Powell told NBC News.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 11, 2020

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan and son test positive for COVID-19
He has been helping lead the fight against the coronavirus, appearing in public service advertisements.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 11, 2020

Amazon clarifies it isn't asking workers to delete TikTok, but Wells Fargo says it is
The move capped a week in which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States was considering banning TikTok and other Chinese apps.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 11, 2020

Wells Fargo tells workers to delete TikTok as security, privacy concerns grow
The move capped a week in which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States was considering banning TikTok and other Chinese apps.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 11, 2020

Japanese governor demands U.S. military meeting after coronavirus outbreak
"We cannot help but hold strong concern towards anti-infection measures implemented by the U.S. military," Governor Denny Tamaki said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 11, 2020

Five shot dead after hostage situation at South African church, police say
Attack "may have been motivated by a feud" between church members, police said in a statement.

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Jul 11, 2020

Teenage surfer killed by shark off Australian coast
Fifteen-year-old died at the scene after suffering severe injuries to his legs, police said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 11, 2020

U.K's arts aren't just temporarily shuttered — it's 'a question of survival'
"It's not just a temporary shutdown in business, it's a question of survival to next year," said Paul Reed of the Association of Independent Festivals.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 11, 2020

Will the pandemic be U.K. theater's last act?
"It's not just a temporary shutdown in business, it's a question of survival to next year," said Paul Reed of the Association of Independent Festivals.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 10, 2020

Christian groups say Trump has closed the door on persecuted Christian refugees
"Christians need to speak out on this issue," said David Curry, CEO of Open Doors USA.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 10, 2020

WHO experts head to China to investigate origins of COVID-19
A major question is whether the virus jumped from animals to humans, and what species it jumped from.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 10, 2020

Fauci stresses global obligation in COVID-19 battle
Speaking at an online event organized by the International AIDS Society, Dr. Fauci warned, ‘We have a responsibility to the entire planet, not just to the individual country that is making the vaccine."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 10, 2020

Fauci: 'We have responsibility to the entire planet'
Speaking at an online event organized by the International AIDS Society, Dr. Fauci warned, ‘We have a responsibility to the entire planet, not just to the individual country that is making the vaccine."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 10, 2020

Russia, China veto aid to Syria via two crossings on Turkey's border
Millions of Syrian civilians in the country's northwest depend on the humanitarian aid delivered from Turkey, the United Nations says.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 10, 2020

Fauci on COVID-10 vaccine: 'We have responsibility to the entire planet'
The U.S. government is already working with vaccine manufacturers to make hundreds of millions of doses, the nation's top infectious disease expert said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 10, 2020

Fauci on COVID-19 vaccine: 'We have responsibility to the entire planet'
The U.S. government is already working with vaccine manufacturers to make hundreds of millions of doses, the nation's top infectious disease expert said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 10, 2020

From museum back to mosque: Turkish president reverts Istanbul's iconic Hagia Sophia
"There is no need to be secular anymore," one supporter of the move said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 10, 2020

Turkish court rules Hagia Sophia can be converted into a mosque, a victory for Erdogan
"There is no need to be secular anymore," one supporter of the move said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 10, 2020

Several U.S. Marine base personnel test positive for coronavirus in Japan
Japan has seen a spike in coronavirus cases this week after managing to keep the increase in new cases to double digits through much of May and June.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 10, 2020

Legendary cricketer fights back tears discussing racism as sports around the world respond to George Floyd
"The dehumanization of the Black race is where it started," said West Indies icon Michael Holding.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 10, 2020

Seoul mayor's apparent suicide sends shock waves through South Korea
News that the former activist, women's rights advocate and lawyer had apparently taken his own life has rocked South Korea's capital.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 10, 2020

What is airborne transmission? WHO adds guidance on 'aerosols' in coronavirus spread
Although the expanded guidance is notable, experts maintain that airborne transmission is likely just a small part of how the coronavirus spreads.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 10, 2020

WHO expands coronavirus guidance after pressure over airborne spread
Although the expanded guidance is notable, experts maintain that airborne transmission is likely just a small part of how the coronavirus spreads.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 09, 2020

U.S. sanctions Chinese officials for human rights abuses in Xinjiang
The sanctions are likely to ratchet up already high tensions between U.S. and China.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 09, 2020

COVID-19 test results could take weeks. With that delay, is testing futile?
Labs running coronavirus tests are overwhelmed as demand has soared in the past month.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 09, 2020

COVID-19 is public health official's 'worst nightmare,' Fauci says
"We've never seen a virus" like this one, Fauci said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 09, 2020

Trump said European schools opened with 'no problems.' Abroad, a different story.
The president said schools in Germany, Denmark, Norway and Sweden, "along with many other countries" were "open with no problems."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 09, 2020

Fetal coronavirus infection is possible, small study suggests
However, fetal infections are likely rare.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 09, 2020

Seoul mayor reported dead, after going missing and police search
South Korean Mayor Park Won-soon is reported to have died, after going missing on Thursday.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 09, 2020

A Beijing olive branch? China's top diplomat calls for 'peaceful coexistence' with U.S.
"China has never intended to challenge or replace the U.S., and it also has no intention of confronting the U.S.," Wang Yi said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 09, 2020

Ex-governor of Chihuahua, Mexico wanted on corruption charges arrested in Miami
Cesar Duarte has been accused by Mexican authorities of misappropriating public funds.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 09, 2020

Seoul mayor reported missing, his phone off, search underway
Police officers said they were looking for Mayor Park Won-soon at Seoul's Sungbuk neighborhood where his mobile phone signal was last detected.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 09, 2020

Melania Trump statue set on fire in Slovenia
The life-sized blackened, disfigured wooden sculpture was removed as soon as police informed the artist that it burnt down on July Fourth.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 09, 2020

U.S. officials say intel on Russian bounties was less than conclusive. That misses the big picture.
But the debate over that narrow issue obscures a larger consensus. U.S. intel agencies have long assessed that Russia backs our enemies in Afghanistan.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 09, 2020

Israel looked like a model for halting coronavirus. Now infections are spiking.
"It has been several weeks since Israel's compass for handling the pandemic has lost its bearings," wrote the public health director in her resignation.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 09, 2020

Israel looked like a model for halting coronavirus. Here's how it 'lost its bearings.'
"It has been several weeks since Israel's compass for handling the pandemic has lost its bearings," wrote the public health director in her resignation.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 08, 2020

'Enormous challenge ahead': New climate report gives grim five-year outlook
The outlook demonstrate the need for drastic action — particularly if countries hope to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius by the year 2100.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 08, 2020

Coronavirus timeline: Tracking the critical moments of COVID-19
The outbreak has caused citywide quarantines, infections aboard cruise ships and cancellations of major international events.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 08, 2020

Remains of one of missing 43 Mexican college students are identified
The teachers' school students were abducted by local police in the town of Iguala and allegedly turned over to a local gang.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 08, 2020

Scientists warn of potential wave of COVID-linked brain damage
"Given that the disease has only been around for a matter of months, we might not yet know what long-term damage COVID-19 can cause," one researchers said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 08, 2020

China opens national security office in Hong Kong in wake of new security law
The new security legislation in Hong Kong punishes crimes of secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces with up to life in prison.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 08, 2020

Bolivia's first trans news anchor puts LGBTQ issues front and center
Leonie Dorado, 26, is blazing a trail in Bolivia, a traditionally conservative South American nation currently in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 08, 2020

Trump exit from WHO will endanger kids, global fight against many diseases, experts say
Trump's decision puts WHO's polio vaccination program at risk just when doctors believed they were close to eradicating the disease for good, experts say.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 08, 2020

What leaving WHO could cost the U.S. — and countries around the world
Trump's decision puts WHO's polio vaccination program at risk just when doctors believed they were close to eradicating the disease for good, experts say.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 08, 2020

Moved by George Floyd's death, Senegal slave island renames Europe Square
Goree Island was a transit point over several centuries for enslaved Africans being shipped to the Americas.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 08, 2020

Meet Olympia Lightning Bolt: Usain Bolt's baby daughter
The sports-star posted a series of images, complete with a lightning emoji, of his daughter.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 08, 2020

Coronavirus catches up with Bolsonaro as Brazil's outbreak grows more deadly
"Our president is a popular man. He is showing that he isn't afraid to die," one Bolsonaro supporter said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 08, 2020

What now for Prince Andrew? Royal faces scrutiny after Ghislaine Maxwell's arrest
"He's inextricably linked with this story, there is no exit strategy," PR guru Mark Borkowski said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 08, 2020

Some prefer face shields to cloth masks. Experts weigh in.
Health care workers use face shields to protect against coronavirus droplets. How well do they work for average people?

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 08, 2020

Face shields are more comfortable than masks. Is it effective in preventing transmission?
Health care workers use face shields to protect against coronavirus droplets. How well do they work for average people?

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 07, 2020

At least 2 killed in train collision in the Czech Republic
The crash happened in the northwest not far from the border with Germany.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 07, 2020

Watch President Bolsonaro tell reporters he has coronavirus, then take off his mask
The Brazilian president, who has previously been dismissive of the pandemic, said he's taken some hydroxychloroquine and, "I confess to you that I am perfectly fine."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 07, 2020

WHO officials address airborne transmission of COVID-19
"We acknowledge that there is emerging evidence in this field, as in all other fields regarding the COVID-19 virus," said Benedetta Allegranzi, before emphasizing the importance of optimal ventilation and avoiding crowded situations.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 07, 2020

Hong Kong is poised to be the first big retreat of U.S. tech
A new national security law could push U.S. tech companies out of Hong Kong, extending China's influence in the city.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 07, 2020

WHO acknowledges 'emerging evidence' of airborne spread of COVID-19
The agency said it will release a scientific brief on all modes of transmission in the coming days.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 07, 2020

At least 2 killed during during train collision in the Czech Republic
The crash happened in the northwest not far from the border with Germany.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 07, 2020

He helped journalists and lawmakers understand ISIS. His death highlights how far Iraq has to go.
The analyst was known for his work on ISIS, but he had more recently turned his attention to the country's powerful Iran-backed militias.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 07, 2020

Leading Iraqi expert on ISIS shot dead in Baghdad
The analyst was known for his work on ISIS, but he had more recently turned his attention to the country's powerful Iran-backed militias.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 07, 2020

TikTok withdraws from Hong Kong as Pompeo says U.S. may ban Chinese apps
The short-form video app is owned by the Beijing tech giant ByteDance and has been eager to show that people can trust it with their personal data.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 07, 2020

Harry and Meghan call for Britain to confront colonial past
"We're going to have to be a little uncomfortable right now because it's only in pushing through that discomfort that we get to the other side," Meghan said.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 07, 2020

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro tested for COVID-19
The presidential palace had confirmed President Jair Bolsonaro had a fever on Sunday, however says he is "in good health."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 07, 2020

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19
The presidential palace had confirmed President Jair Bolsonaro had a fever on Sunday, however says he is "in good health."

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 07, 2020

Johnny Depp takes on U.K. tabloid in court battle over 'wife beater' claims
The case is likely to delve into the private lives of the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star, his ex-wife actress Amber Heard and a number of other figures.

MSNBC Int'l News
Jul 07, 2020

How blood type may affect your coronavirus risk
Some studies suggest that people with Type O blood were less likely to develop severe COVID-19 symptoms than people with Type A.

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