France reports highest daily coronavirus spike since pandemic began, India sees record rise

A rise in coronavirus cases in hotspots around the world has health experts warning that restrictions must be strictly followed in order to avoid a return to national lockdowns. In France, health officials reported its highest daily increase of infections since the pandemic began in mid-February. A total of 10,561 new COVID-19 infections were recorded Saturday, […]

Alexei Navalny’s anti-corruption message continues, despite poisoning, in videos released by his foundation

While Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny recovers from poisoning in a Berlin hospital, his Anti-Corruption Foundation is keeping up its fight on behalf of Russian citizens. The foundation just released a blistering video expose bluntly called “Bribes. Palaces. Planes. That’s what the people of Tatarstan were traded for.” The film alleges massive corruption in Russia and sets off to […]

China military show of force near Taiwan has experts asking if island could be the ‘next Hong Kong’

A stream of Chinese fighter jets sliced through Taiwan’s southwest airspace on Wednesday, according to the island’s defense ministry. It was the latest in a string of perceived threats by Beijing in recent weeks. It comes as Taiwan and the United States appear to draw closer diplomatically – much to Beijing’s ire – and Taipei calls for […]