Analysis Why we just witnessed a pro-Trump purge in the Republican Party
Donald Trump cemented his hold on the U.S. Republican Party Wednesday, which voted to remove a rare critic of the former president within the party leadership ranks. Liz Cheney and her defenders have called the effort to oust her from the position of chair of the Republican Conference in the House of Representatives a defining moment for democracy.
India's COVID-19 death toll exceeds 250,000 after deadliest 24 hours of pandemic
India's coronavirus death toll crossed 250,000 on Wednesday in the deadliest 24 hours since the pandemic began, as the disease rampaged through the countryside, leaving families to weep over the dead in rural hospitals or camp in wards to tend the sick.
Updated Escalating violence between Israelis and Palestinians bears hallmarks of 2014 Gaza war video
Israel hit three multi-storey towers as it hammered the Gaza Strip with airstrikes on Wednesday, and militants in the territory fired barrages of rockets at Israel, in the most severe outbreak of violence since the 2014 Gaza war, with no resolution in sight.
How can we stop the next pandemic? Experts call for major changes in surveillance, alert systems
A new transparent global system should be set up for probing disease outbreaks, empowering the World Health Organization to deploy investigators at short notice and reveal findings, a COVID-19 pandemic review panel said on Wednesday.
As It Happens How Colombia's protests evolved into a deeper fight by people struggling to survive
The deadly, weeks-long protests in Colombia were always about more than taxes, says a political science professor in the country.