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 2020-07-06 04:51 

VOA

US Energy Companies End Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project...

Two U.S....

 2020-07-06 04:49 

Radio New Zealand

NZ musicians help Dalai Lama make his debut album...

The Dalai Lama is making a bid for music chart stardom on his 85th birthday, with the release of an album inspired by one of his Auckland followers....

 2020-07-06 04:45 

Radio New Zealand

West Coast conservation board back on track after iwi standoff...

The West Coast Tai Poutini Conservation Board is back on track after a six-month impasse with Ngi Tahu over Treaty principles....

 2020-07-06 04:38 

Radio France International

First-ever online Paris fashion week clicks off...

The first-ever online Paris fashion week clicks off Monday with the world of glitzy runway shows thrown into an existential crisis by the coronavirus.Paris haute couture and men's fashion weeks have been rolled into one, with labels making films to sh...

 2020-07-06 04:27 

VOA

Saudi Arabia Issues Health Protocols for Hajj...

Saudi Arabia has issued health protocols for this year's upcoming Hajj pilgrimage. The restrictions announced Sunday by the kingdom's Center for Disease Prevention and Control are designed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Saudi Arabia sai...

 2020-07-06 04:27 

Radio France International

Why super rich fashionistas are not crying for Paris shows...

One very select group of fashionistas were not crying into their cocktails when the Paris fashion shows were cancelled because of the coronavirus.The tiny group of super rich women who buy the ruinously expensive handmade creations that adorn the runways ...

 2020-07-06 04:23 

WTOP

Trump's bluster doesn't beat a virus, calm a restive nation...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not long after noon on Feb. 6, President Donald Trump strode into the elegant East Room of......

 2020-07-06 04:22 

Radio New Zealand

Falling prices of lamb and logs pummel overall commodity prices...

The price of lamb was hit by a drop in demand for premium cuts, while strong gains in log prices were not repeated in June....

 2020-07-06 04:21 

Radio New Zealand

Marlborough septic tank scheme too costly, say residents...

Community groups are appealing a new scheme which aims to stop septic tanks leaking human waste into the Marlborough Sounds....

 2020-07-06 04:20 

Radio France International

Iran says damage at nuclear site 'significant'...

An accident at a nuclear complex in Iran caused significant damage and could slow the production of centrifuges used to enrich uranium, the country's atomic energy spokesman said.The incident happened on Thursday at a warehouse under construction at t...

 2020-07-06 04:19 

Radio New Zealand

Metlifecare considers fresh takeover offer...

The bidders for retirement operator Metlifecare look set to take over the company for $6 a share, a dollar less than the original agreement but in line with recent valuations....

 2020-07-06 04:19 

WTOP

US diplomat in Hong Kong says security law use a 'tragedy'...

HONG KONG (AP) — The top American diplomat in Hong Kong said Monday that it is a "tragedy" to use......

 2020-07-06 04:16 

WTOP

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely says 99% of virus cases benign...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is understating the danger of the coronavirus to people who get it, as more......

 2020-07-06 04:15 

WTOP

Asia Today: Australian state's cases spike, borders to shut...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria recorded a death and its highest-ever daily increase in coronavirus......

 2020-07-06 04:13 

WTOP

1 ad, 3 accents: How Democrats aim to win Latino votes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Spanish-language ads for Joe Biden used the same slogan to contrast him with President Donald Trump......

 2020-07-06 04:01 

WTOP

NWSL Challenge Cup Schedule...

NWSL Challenge Cup All times EDT All matches played at Zions Bank Stadium, Herriman Utah Saturday, June 27 North Carolina......

 2020-07-06 04:01 

WTOP

Amid pandemic, fewer students seek federal aid for college...

The number of high school seniors applying for U.S. federal college aid plunged in the weeks following the sudden closure......

 2020-07-06 04:00 

WTOP

Today in History...

Today in History Today is Monday, July 6, the 188th day of 2020. There are 178 days left in the......

 2020-07-06 04:00 

WTOP

AP Top U.S. News at 12:16 a.m. EDT...

Debates turn emotional as schools decide how and if to open Cosby citing systemic racism as he fights assault conviction......

 2020-07-06 04:00 

WTOP

AP Top Political News at 12:26 a.m. EDT...

Trump's bluster doesn't beat a virus, calm a restive nation 1 ad, 3 accents: How Democrats aim to win Latino......

 2020-07-06 03:59 

WTOP

Low-cost airline HK Express resuming flights in August...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong low-cost airline HK Express, part of the Cathay Pacific Group, said Monday it will......

 2020-07-06 03:54 

Radio New Zealand

Covid-19 privacy leak: Inquiry to report back by end of July...

Head of the inquiry Michael Heron QC will have the power to require the production of documents, summon witnesses and question parties under oath if necessary....

 2020-07-06 03:54 

WTOP

Asia stocks rise as investors look ahead to week's data...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Monday as investors looked ahead for data they hope will support optimism about......

 2020-07-06 03:53 

WTOP

Bucking China pressure, Taiwan, Somaliland establish ties...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has scored a rare diplomatic victory in establishing relations with the independent region of Somaliland.......

 2020-07-06 03:53 

WTOP

National Gallery of Art acquires painting by Native American...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A painting by artist Jaune Quick-to-See Smith is joining works by the legendary pop artists Jasper......

 2020-07-06 03:47 

Radio France International

Broadway actor dies age 41 from coronavirus...

Broadway and TV actor Nick Cordero, who spent months in intensive care being treated for the coronavirus and lost his leg from complications, died Sunday, his wife said.He was 41 years old."My darling husband passed away this morning. He was surrounde...

 2020-07-06 03:43 

Uganda Radio Network

Buvuma Residents Seek Special Learning Arrangement for Pupils...

At the Island, there is only one resident who owns a television set, which is placed in one small room. He added that although the resident wanted to help, the space at his home is not enough to host the learners, without breaking the guidelines on social...

 2020-07-06 03:41 

WTOP

Teenager rescued after 20-foot fall into Potomac River...

D.C. Fire and EMS rescued an 18-year-old Sunday from the Potomac River after a 20-foot fall from rocks....

 2020-07-06 03:36 

Radio France International

Asian markets rally on recovery hopes, despite virus surge...

Asian markets rallied out of the blocks Monday, with further signs of economic recovery continuing to resonate with investors more than a surge in coronavirus infections across the planet.The easing of lockdowns is providing hope the global economy will b...

 2020-07-06 03:28 

WTOP

Tropical Storm Edouard forms over far North Atlantic Ocean...

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Edouard formed on Sunday evening over the far North Atlantic, but posed no immediate threat......

 2020-07-06 03:22 

Uganda Radio Network

Kamwenge District Receives UGX 100m to Fix Kahunge-Rukunyu Road...

The poor state of the road has recently triggered protests from residents, especially farmers and bodaboda riders. The resident said that the road is filled with potholes and galleys and becomes so slippery, especially during the rainy season....

 2020-07-06 03:22 

Radio France International

When coronavirus robs you of your sense of smell...

"What I miss most is the smell of my son when I kiss him, the smell of my wife's body," says Jean-Michel Maillard.Anosmia -- the loss of one's sense of smell -- may be an invisible handicap, but is psychologically difficult to live with an...

 2020-07-06 03:19 

Radio France International

Australia to seal off virus-hit state as outbreak worsens...

Australia will effectively seal off the state of Victoria from the rest of the country, authorities said Monday, announcing unprecedented measures to tackle a worrying surge in coronavirus cases.For the first time since the pandemic began, the border betw...

 2020-07-06 03:13 

Radio New Zealand

Sotutu signs Blues extension...

The in-form Blues number eight Hoskins Sotutu has extended his contract with the Super Rugby franchise....

 2020-07-06 03:08 

Uganda Radio Network

Drastic Fall in Matooke Prices Frustrates Farmers in Ankole...

But many of the farmers are now struggling as the cost of a bunch of Matooke hit the lowest mark going for as low as 2,000 Shillings from 15,000 to 25,000 before the lockdown. The farmers say that although the price drops are expected during the peak harv...

 2020-07-06 03:03 

Radio France International

New French PM to unveil reshuffled cabinet...

France's new Prime Minister Jean Castex was on Monday expected to unveil a reshuffled government tasked with helping the economy brave its worst crisis since World War II and injecting fresh momentum into the presidency of Emmanuel Macron.Castex, a se...

 2020-07-06 03:03 

VOA

Indian Soldiers Unarmed and Caught by Surprise in China Clash, Families Say...

Indian soldiers who died in close combat with Chinese troops last month were unarmed and surrounded by a larger force on a steep ridge, Indian government sources, two soldiers deployed in the area and families of the fallen men said. One of the Indian sol...

 2020-07-06 03:00 

Radio New Zealand

Marshall Islands continues inbound travel ban...

The Marshall Islands has extended its ban on inbound travel to the country for another month in an effort to maintain its coronavirus-free environment....

 2020-07-06 02:53 

Radio France International

Brexit talks move to London after tough week in Brussels...

Britain's separation talks with the European Union resume Monday with few signs of compromise on a new trade agreement and time running out to avoid a messy split.London will host EU negotiator Michel Barnier after a round of face-to-face talks ended ...

 2020-07-06 02:52 

WTOP

Tropical Storm Edouard forms over far North Atlantic Ocean...

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Edouard forms over far North Atlantic Ocean....

 2020-07-06 02:43 

WTOP

Man charged in Alabama mall shooting that left boy, 8, dead...

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — A man has been arrested on a murder charge in connection with a recent shooting at......

 2020-07-06 02:38 

Radio New Zealand

Labour policy would put forestry decisions in council hands...

The Labour Party will get tough on forestry conversions if it wins the next election, it says....

 2020-07-06 02:33 

Radio New Zealand

Foster not players top choice as AB's coach - poll...

The country's top rugby players don't think Ian Foster should have the country's top coaching job according to an NZME poll....

 2020-07-06 02:33 

Radio France International

Looters target Myanmar temple treasures in tourist slump...

A squad of armed police patrol Myanmar's sacred site of Bagan under the cover of night, taking on plunderers snatching relics from temples forsaken by tourists due to coronavirus restrictions.Each evening as dusk falls, about 100 officers fan out acro...

 2020-07-06 02:29 

WTOP

Harvick takes advantage of Hamlin's crash to win Brickyard...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Harvick turned up the pressure on Denny Hamlin late in the Brickyard 400. And on a......

 2020-07-06 02:26 

Radio France International

Bolivian health minister tests positive as virus hits cabinet...

Bolivian Health Minister Eidy Roca has tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the third member of the cabinet to be infected in four days, interim President Jeanine Anez said on Sunday.Anez expressed her support for Roca on Twitter as the country's ra...

 2020-07-06 02:26 

WTOP

Bald eagle trapped in Alaska tree rescued on 4th of July...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A bird symbolizing America's freedom had to be liberated on Independence Day after becoming stuck in......

 2020-07-06 02:25 

WTOP

MLB Players express concerns on restarting season during pandemic...

As baseball prepares to start its season in less than three weeks while the coronavirus continues to ravage the U.S., there is growing unease in many MLB clubhouses....

 2020-07-06 02:17 

Radio New Zealand

War memorial Carillon bell tower safety plans in place - government...

Plans are in place for public safety at the earthquake-prone National War Memorial Carillon bell tower in Wellington, the government says....

 2020-07-06 02:16 

Uganda Radio Network

Reformed Street Children Changing Lives in Karamoja...

Up to 29 girls, now in upper primary and secondary school, have managed to sponsor the education of 43 other disadvantaged children at Kasmeri Primary School and contributed to the construction of three semi-permanent houses to shelter three elderly perso...

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