The Tory government's proposed Covert Human Intelligence Sources Bill would controversially give immunity to state actors who commit serious criminal offences, including potentially murder and rape. The bill recently sailed through the House of Commons with only a minority of MPs voting against it and will now be debated in the House of Lords.
A new space centre that will give NATO member states the chance to observe outer space and satellites, as well as collect data on possible threats, and monitor how space debris moves is planned to be built in Germany, according to NATO's Secretary-General.
On Tuesday, the US extended sanctions against Nord Stream 2 to businesses that provide services or funds to upgrade or install equipment on ships for laying the pipeline.
Armenia and Azerbaijan have twice agreed on a Russia-brokered humanitarian ceasefire to exchange prisoners and dead bodies, however both times the truce has been breached as the two sides have accused each other of violating the agreement.
Earlier, as she endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, who lost the 2016 presidential election to her Republican opponent Donald Trump, slammed the current US President for his perceived mishandling of the state of affairs in the country.
Following the release of the Hunter Biden exposés, President Trump publicly lashed out at the Bidens, calling them an "organised crime family" and called upon the FBI and DoJ to investigate the matter. Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel has weighed up the accusations put forward against the Bidens.
The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 1.123 million, over 40.7 million cases of the infection have been detected, and over 27.7 million people have recovered , according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.