This year's UN General Assembly events are being held mostly online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has resulted in some 31.6 million people being infected and over 960,000 dead globally.
UK Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove removed all doubts for businesses in Britain when he said on Wednesday that Brexit transition period will not be extended.
The court overseeing the WikiLeaks publisher's extradition hearing was told by a consultant psychiatrist with expertise in autism that the risk of Mr Assange committing suicide is "very high" if he is extradited.
Former Labour Party leadership hopeful Jess Phillips MP, who once warned Jeremy Corbyn "I'll knife you in the front", shared an article from conservative satirical website The Babylon Bee showing, prompting ridicule from the Twitterati.
Late Arizona Republican senator John McCain's widow Cindy endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for president on Tuesday, saying she was putting her 'country first'. She added that Biden knew what it was to send his child to war, since his son had served as an army lawyer in Iraq for a year.
The Oresund Strait between the Danish island of Zealand and Sweden, connecting the Kattegat with the Baltic, has become the site of an incident involving the collision between two vessels.
POTUS has been included in the list for a fifth year in a row, but the blurb about his fresh accomplishments sounded overly stinging when compared to the one about his rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, who is running for the presidency on the Democratic ticket in November.
The pandemic has claimed almost 970,000 lives worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University, with over 31,500,000 cases confirmed so far. The United States is the worst-affected country. India ranks second in terms of the number of cases, and Brazil has the second highest number of fatalities.