A new antibody testing study published on June 15 has found further evidence that the coronavirus was present in the US from at least December 2019, weeks before the first confirmed case was announced on January 21, 2020.
Israel carried out air strikes on the Gaza Strip early on June 16 after militants in the Palestinian territory sent incendiary balloons into the south of the country, in the first major conflict between the two sides since a flare-up last month in which hundreds were killed.
China on June 15 said radiation levels remained normal at one of its nuclear power plants and there were no safety concerns, after the station´s French operator reported a gas build-up.
Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on June 15 unveiled a four-phase, post-pandemic exit plan for Malaysia, on the eve of a crucial meeting among the country’s monarchs that could decide on his political future.
A Vietnamese conservationist working to save pangolins from the devastating multi-billion-dollar wildlife trade won a prestigious award on June 15 for his role in rescuing over a thousand of one of the world’s most endangered creatu
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on June 15 slammed a call for a war crimes court to probe his bloody drug war as “legally erroneous and politically motivated”.
The Russian skipper of a container ship that caught fire and burned for almost two weeks before sinking off Sri Lanka’s coast has been arrested and is expected to be charged with marine pollution, police said on June 14.
Polynesian seafarers likely reached Antarctica hundreds of years before the Western explorers usually credited with discovering the frozen continent, a new study has concluded.
Israel’s new prime minister, Naftali Bennett, got down to work on June 14 at the head of a precarious coalition government that faces stark challenges, after 12 years under right-wing Benjamin Netanyahu.
Myanmar’s ambassador to the UN, who has refused to leave his post despite being fired after the February coup, has called for “effective collective measures” against the junta, ahead of expected Security Council talks on the situati