By DRAGANA JOVANOVIC, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As President Donald Trump has vowed to punish those who destroy monuments in the U.S., a wooden sculpture of American first lady Melania Trump, near her hometown in Slovenia, was torched on July... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- BY: CONOR FINNEGANIn a historic step, the Trump administration has sanctioned four Chinese officials and a regional security agency for the Chinese government's repressive campaign against ethnic minorities.The economic penalties and visa bans come on the... Read More.
(BERGAMO, Italy) -- BY: PHOEBE NATANSONPapa Giovanni XXIII, the main hospital in Bergamo, Italy, has declared its intensive care unit COVID-free some 137 days after the first novel coronavirus patient was admitted.When the announcement was made on Wednesday,... Read More.
By JOOHEE CHO and ELLA TORRES, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The mayor of South Korea's capital, Seoul, was found dead early morning Friday local time, a rescue squad member told ABC News.Mayor Park Won-soon was reported missing Thursday... Read More.
By GUY DAVIES, ABC News(LONDON) -- One person died and a least four were injured when a 65-foot crane collapsed onto an under-development apartment block in London on Wednesday.The person who died, who has not been identified, was... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(MOSCOW) -- The arrest of a highly regarded former journalist has set off major outcry among independent media outlets in Russia, which are calling the government's latest actions part of a burgeoning crackdown.Ivan Safronov,... Read More.
By GUY DAVIES, ABC News(LONDON) -- A search and rescue operation is underway after a 65-foot crane collapsed onto an under-development apartment block on Wednesday."A 20 meter crane [65 feet] has collapsed onto a block of flats under... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(BAGHDAD) -- The top U.S. military commander in the Middle East is expressing confidence that talks with Iraq will keep U.S. military troops in that country. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, the commander of U.S. Central Command, visited Baghdad... Read More.
By JACK ARNHOLZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's 65-year-old president who has consistently minimized the severity of the COVID-19 outbreak, announced Tuesday that he tested positive for coronavirus.Appearing on live television, the far-right president said he... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- BY: HATEM MAHERA hunger-striking medical student from New Jersey was released from a Cairo jail after serving more than a year in pre-trial detention for holding aloft a sign that read "Freedom to All Prisoners" in the... Read More.
By BRITT CLENNETT, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- While Hong Kong’s new national security law may have caused some well-known activists to flee the city or censor what they say, Joshua Wong appears to be standing his ground."We will... Read More.
By: PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The Kremlin this week won a referendum on constitutional changes allowing President Vladimir Putin potentially to extend his rule until 2036, a vote that critics and election monitors have denounced as rigged.The vote... Read More.