Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has rallied the country’s troops near a disputed frontier with China, amid heightened tensions in the area following a deadly clash that killed 20 Indian soldiers.
Japan is sending thousands of troops to join rescue operations on the southern island of Kyushu, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday (July 4), after 13 people went missing in unprecedented torrential rains that threaten floods and landslides.
Organization Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society in Kashmir reveals 229 killings, over 100 military operations, 55 Internet shutdowns, and destruction of scores of properties in Kashmir valley in the first half of 2020.
Unidentified armed men massacred 31 civilians in simultaneous attacks on several Mali villages this week, then killed nine soldiers responding to the assault as violence surges in the country's conflict-wracked center.
Alabama and several other states reported record increases in coronavirus cases on Friday as Florida’s most populous county imposed a curfew ahead of the Independence Day weekend and Arkansas joined a push towards mandating mask-wearing in public.
Britain is discussing with the European Union whether it will join a plan by the bloc to secure supplies of potential vaccines against COVID-19, officials in London and Brussels said on Friday.
Russia says new changes to the Russian constitution, including an amendment that allows President Vladimir Putin to potentially remain in power until 2036, will come into force on July 4.
The UK’s coronavirus death toll has risen by 137 to 44,131, according to the latest government update.
The European Commission, the bloc's executive arm, on Friday authorized the use of anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat the new coronavirus.
South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in has appointed officials, all known as supporters of inter-Korean détente, as his new top national security advisors in an effort to revive stalled negotiations with North Korea.