WORLD | October 2020

Shipwreck off the coast of Senegal leaves 140 dead

French authorities increase terror alert

DOJ announces charges in Chinese repatriation operation

France, Germany announce new coronavirus restrictions

Bomb explodes at seminary in Pakistan

China announces sanctions on US defense firms

Japan announces plans to become carbon neutral by 2050

Chile votes to rewrite constitution

Israel and Sudan agree to form diplomatic ties

Researchers announce potential discovery of new salivary gland

Protests continue in Nigeria, marked by increased violence

Ireland reimposes nationwide lockdown

UK researchers announce plans for human challenge coronavirus study

New Zealand Labour Party secures first parliamentary majority since 1996

Armenia and Azerbaijan accuse each other of violating ceasefire

Global coronavirus cases surpass 40M

EU sanctions Russian officials over Navalny poisoning

Protests over police brutality continue in Nigeria

American hostages released in Yemen

Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigns

French President announces coronavirus-driven curfews

IEA releases 2020 World Energy Outlook

WTO approves EU tariffs on $4B of US goods

UK creates new system to classify coronavirus outbreaks

2020 Nobel Prize in Economics

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to World Food Programme

2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry announced

World bank releases biennial report on poverty

MacArthur genius grant winners announced

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded for black hole discoveries

Paris reinstates bar closures

Flooding in France and Italy kills nine

Fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan continues for 9th day