US: El Paso grapples with COVID-19 and economic fallout
The COVID-19 pandemic is infecting record numbers of people in the city of El Paso, Texas. Hospitals are preparing for months of strain on the health care system, funeral homes are overwhelmed and many businesses are struggling to survive.
NYC food banks provide Thanksgiving meals for people in need
Hundreds of people pick up holiday meals at food banks in New York City days before Thanksgiving, as the US continues to battle high unemployment from the coronavirus-induced recession. US authorities have urged Americans not to travel for the holiday, with virus cases soaring soaring past 12 million confirmed cases in the world's worst-hit country.
In southern Madagascar, people are dying of hunger
Famine is once again ravaging the south of the island of Madagascar. Victims of drought, poor governance, predatory businesses but also rural banditry, hundreds of thousands of people are acutely malnourished and in desperate need of food relief. Locals say at least 15 people have starved to death, including several children, but experts believe the real figure could be much higher. The authorities have been caught off guard by the disastrous situation. Gaëlle Borgia reports.
People flee after Vienna shootings
People run away from an area guarded by police in central Vienna after gunmen opened fire at multiple locations across the Austrian capital.
South Koreans defy virus to attend drive-in circus
Seoul's annual circus festival goes ahead with drive in audiences amid the coronavirus pandemic. Clowns juggled and acrobats launched themselves through the air above a stage in an open field as onlookers clap their hands. A maximum of 30 cars with three people in each vehicle were permitted at the free event which also streamed to viewers online.
'Flying car' SD-03, gets off ground with one person aboard in Japan
A Japanese venture company, SkyDrive has successfully conducted a test flight of an experimental flying car with one person on board.
New study shows Bronze Age people kept bones of their departed loved ones as 'keepsakes'
We look at Lebanese newspaper coverage of French President Emmanuel Macron's second visit in a month. It coincides with the centenary of the creation of Lebanon's republic and as a new Prime Minister has been named. It's 'la rentrée' here in France - back to school for millions of schoolchildren, many of whom haven't been to school since early March. Australia and Chinese relations hit a new low after an Australian citizen was detained by Beijing. Finally, a new study shows that Bronze Age people kept bones of their loved ones as keepsakes!
Argentines react to possible exit of Messi from Barcelona
People in Buenos Aires react to Lionel Messi informing Barcelona that he wants to terminate his contract, with some saying that the Spanish team will not let him leave while others hope he will be able to go and keep competing.
India: More than 60 people rescued after deadly building collapse
Rescue teams carried out search operations all night, racing to reach survivors after a deadly building collapse outside Mumbai. While the cause of the collapse is unclear, charges have been filed against the builder.