Canada reports 1,657 new coronavirus cases, 13 new deaths on Tuesday

Speaking at press conference on Tuesday, Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam said the daily case counts have now reached the peak of daily cases seen in April. What’s more, over the last seven days, Tam said the daily average case count has increased to 1,412. “The fact that cases are now at the […]

Trump, Biden face off in 1st U.S. presidential debate ahead of 2020 election

With just 35 days until the election, U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are barreling into their crucial first presidential debate Tuesday night, the most pivotal moment so far in a race that has remained stubbornly unchanged in the face of historic tumult. Global News is streaming the debate live online and […]

Militant group hampering return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, official says

A top Myanmar official on Tuesday accused a militant group and its supporters of hampering the repatriation of over 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled a military crackdown in 2017 and are now in camps in Bangladesh. Kyaw Tint Swe, Myanmar’s minister for the office of the state counsellor, also said the militant group — the […]

Greens kept donations meant for leadership candidate in error, party says

The federal Green party accidentally kept donations that were meant to support the leadership campaign of Glen Murray, it said in a statement Tuesday afternoon. Contributions meant for the former Winnipeg mayor and Ontario Liberal cabinet minister were incorrectly treated as general donations and kept in party coffers rather than being passed on. Donations to […]

Kuwait’s Sheikh Sabah: The GCC has lost a ‘voice of wisdom’

Kuwait residents reacted with sadness after the death of Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah at age the age of 91. Earlier this year, the leading figure of the oil-rich Gulf nation flew to the United States to seek medical care following several health tests and treatments in recent years. “This morning one of my […]

United Nations issues terrifying coronavirus warning – ‘There is no end in sight’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. As the world continues to tackle the unprecedented virus, global cases have reached more than 30,000,000. While the global death figure has raised to a staggering 1,008,525 and the number continues to […]

U.K. Parliament’s lower house approves Brexit override treaty from European Union

Britain’s House of Commons approved legislation on Tuesday that gives ministers the power to break its divorce deal with the European Union, despite the threat of legal action from Brussels and unrest within the governing Conservative Party. The UK Internal Market Bill, which ministers acknowledge breaks international law, was approved by 340 votes to 256 […]

Meghan Markle insists she’s ‘not controversial’ in emotional interview

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Meghan Markle has insisted what she says is "not controversial" – days after she and Prince Harry were roundly criticised for sharing a video on the US election. The Duchess of Sussex, 39, joined other speakers at […]

Punters betting Princess Eugenie will name her baby after scandal-hit dad Andrew

Punters are placing 100-1 bets on Princess Eugenie naming her baby after her scandal-hit dad Prince Andrew. The Queen's granddaughter, 30, revealed she was expecting her first child with Jack Brooksbank last week. Arthur is the 4-1 favourite for the royal baby's name but punters are hoping they'll look past the furore surrounding the Duke […]

24 arrested after protesters clash with police in Portland

Protesters and Portland police clashed again in Oregon’s largest city late Monday, with demonstrators hurling rocks, punching a police sergeant in the face and spraying a chemical irritant at officers, police said in a statement. Twenty four people were arrested. The demonstration with about 150 protesters took place outside a police union building that has […]