The Republicans are preparing for a new election cycle and reviewing voting laws following controversy over last-minute loosening of election rules in 2020. Meanwhile, Donald Trump allies are forming new advocacy groups seeking to counterbalance the "liberal 'dark money' machine."
Hundreds of Palestinians and 17 Israeli policemen were injured in the latest round of violence in Jerusalem on 7 May. The Friday clashes are the biggest so far in the string of violence that was sparked by recent events and the lasting legal woes between Palestinians and Israelis.
Amazon launched a lawsuit against the US Department of Defence in 2019 after it awarded a major contract to software giant Microsoft for a new common cloud data system for all service arms. Last month, the Pentagon acknowledged that the legal battle might be too costly.
San Marino, a tiny landlocked state, surprised many of its European neighbours when it began easing anti-COVID restrictions in mid-April, several months after it stocked up on Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine.
Officials with Hangzhou Safari Park previously dismissed claims that leopards had escaped from their zoo in China's Fuyang District. However, the safari park's story has changed since now-viral videos emerged on social media showing at least one of the leopards roaming around urban, residential areas.
Being aware of fraud allegations against the White Helmets' international cashbox, the Mayday Rescue Foundation, the Dutch government opted to keep it on the hush-hush, the newspaper de Volkskrant reported on 7 May. What's behind the supposed cover-up attempt and what else are European governments hiding?
Sam Tucker, head of superyacht research at London-based VesselsValue, said the yacht market is booming with more than 50 boats longer than 100 metres currently being constructed by various companies. "It's impossible to get a slot in a new-build yard", Tucker said.
According to Johns Hopkins University in the US, around 157 million coronavirus infections have been confirmed in the world, while the global death toll from the pandemic has reached 3.28 million.