Several hundred Cuban asylum seekers protested on the Mexican-US border into the early hours of December 30, pleading to be allowed into the US while their applications are processed.
A US Republican senator on December 30 said he will object to Congress’s certification next week of the results of the November 3 presidential election, a move that may slightly delay – but not derail – the final confirmation of Dem
Rescue workers were still searching on December 31 for survivors from a landslide that destroyed homes in a Norwegian village close to Oslo leaving 10 people unaccounted for, including two children, and 10 injured.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has spoken highly of the Ministry of Public Security’s contributions to the fight against corruption of the whole country.
春暖cc Indonesia has banned an influential hardline Islamic group as police held its leader in custody over allegations he violated virus protocols by holding mass gatherings, the country’s chief security minister said on December 30.
Thailand witnessed its first youth-led uprising against establishment elites for more than a generation last year.
The Philippines will shut its borders to foreigners arriving from 20 countries and territories in a bid to prevent a new strain of coronavirus from entering the nation, officials said on December 30.
Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu has ordered a reshuffle of the southern African country’s top police brass to facilitate a probe into the killing of two protesters last week, his spokesman said on December 29.
Latin America and the Caribbean on December 29 became the second region after Europe to top half a million deaths from Covid-19, according to an AFP count based on official tallies.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has chaired a Politburo meeting on preparations for a rare party congress early next month, state media said on December 30.