Workers disinfect the ground around the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca

Saudi Authorities Weigh Cancellation Of Hajj Pilgrimage Amid COVID-19

Two-and-a-half million people make the trip to Mecca annually but the coronavirus may force cancelation of Hajj.

  World

0:59A Qantas jumbo jet lifts off from Sydney Airport
Rick Rycroft / AP

Qantas Airways Cuts Most International Flights Until Late October

1:05Visitors wearing face masks to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, take a selfie at the Hong Kong Disneyland
Kin Cheung / AP

Hong Kong Disneyland Reopens Thursday To Limited Visitors

2:34Indian Army convoy moves Wednesday toward disputed border region with China.
AP/Mukhtar Khan

India-China Tensions Surge After Troops Clash In Deadly Border Brawl

0:56Eiffel Tower
Michel Euler / AP

Eiffel Tower Set To Reopen Next Week After Being Closed For Months

0:56A truck from Canada heads to the single open lane heading into the U.S. at the Peace Arch border crossing in Blaine, WA
Elaine Thompson / AP

U.S. Extends Ban On Non-Essential Travel At Canada And Mexico Borders

2:19Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro talks with Army Commander General Edson Leal Pujol
AP Photo/Eraldo Peres

Brazil President Bolsonaro Alludes To A Military Coup To Stay In Power

0:43This photo provided by the North Korean government shows the demolition of an inter-Korean liaison office building.
Korean Central News Agency / Korea News Service / AP

North Korea Redeploys Troops To Border

1:15Travelers at a checkpoint at Beijing Capital Airport for passengers from high-risk areas
Ng Han Guan / AP

Beijing Cancels Majority Of Flights Over New COVID-19 Outbreak

0:39Indian protesters burn photo of Chinese president
AP / Ajit Solanki

India Says 20 Soldiers Have Been Killed At Disputed Border With China

0:51Residents line up to get tested at a coronavirus testing center set up outside a sports facility in Beijing
Ng Han Guan / AP

Beijing Goes Into Lockdown Over New COVID-19 Outbreak

1:04President Donald Trump
Evan Vucci / AP

U.S. To Pull Some Troops From Germany Over NATO Spending

0:45French police officers
Daniel Cole / AP

France Backs Off Police Chokehold Ban

3:03Maria Ressa, Rappler CEO, and Rappler reporter Reynaldo Santos Jr. were found guilty of cyberlibel.
Associated Press

Award-Winning Journalist Maria Ressa Found Guilty Of Cyberlibel

0:59An F-15C Eagle
U.S. Air Force

U.S. Fighter Jet Pilot Confirmed Dead After North Sea Crash

1:28Paul Whelan
Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP

Russian Court Sentences U.S. Citizen To 16 Years In Prison For Spying

0:49A waiter takes an order at La Coupole restaurant, Monday, June 15, 2020 in Paris.
Christophe Ena / AP

Europe Begins To Lift Internal Border Restrictions

1:30Red paint and words in Italian reading "racist," above, and "rapist" are seen on a statue of a late Italian journalist
Antonio Calanni / AP

George Floyd's Death Sparks Protests Around The World

1:56Family in Rio de Janeiro attends burial for health care worker who died of COVID-19.
Leo Correa / AP

Brazil Court Orders Government To Continue Counting COVID-19 Cases

1:03European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson listens to a question during a video press conference
Olivier Hoslet / EPA Pool / AP

European Union Aims To Open Borders To Outside Travelers By July 1

3:10Statue of Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia
AP

Knocking Down Statues Is About Way More Than The American Confederacy

0:57Lufthansa planes sit grounded at an airport
Michael Probst / AP

Lufthansa To Cut 22,000 Jobs Amid The Pandemic

0:59Protestors at a rally in Paris
Thibault Camus / AP

France To Ban Police Chokeholds

0:47United Nations General Assembly
Jennifer Peltz / AP

Virus Prevents Leaders From Attending U.N. General Assembly Meeting

2:28Health workers in Brazil in Manacapuru, Amazonas state, Brazil.
AP Photo/Felipe Dana

COVID-19 Surges In The Southern Hemisphere Just In Time For Winter

1:13Protesters kneel on a statue of an English slave trader after pulling it down
Ben Birchall / PA / AP

U.K. Protesters Topple Slave Trader Statue, Throw It In Harbor

1:39New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
Mark Mitchell / AP

New Zealand Reports No Active Coronavirus Cases

1:38Aboriginal Australian perform smoke ceremony during local George Floyd protest
Rick Rycroft / AP

Protests Continue For 11th Night In U.S. And Around The World

3:20Journalist and American expatriate John Henderson on the empty streets of Rome in April.
Marina Pascucci

An American In Rome: Reflecting On Haunting Days, Recovery In Pandemic

2:59Protesters gather in London's Trafalgar Square on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, during a demonstration over the death of George Fl
Victoria Jones/ PA / AP

Global Outrage: Why George Floyd's Death Resonates Beyond The U.S.

1:17Hong Kong residents gather to commemorate the anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre
King Cheung / AP

Hong Kong Makes It Illegal To Insult China's National Anthem