‘Happy birthday, you rat’: Protesters target Lukashenko on embattled Belarus leader’s 66th birthday

Tens of thousands of protesters have rallied in Minsk in opposition to Alexander Lukashenko, with many directing chants of “happy birthday, you rat” towards the embattled Belarusian president. Mr Lukashenko, who refuses to stand down over election rigging claims, spent

Wizz Air to cut flights as Hungary closes borders to foreigners

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Wizz Air (WIZZ.L) will sharply reduce weekly flights to and from Hungary from Sept. 7, the airline said, after the government announced it would ban the entry of foreigners to try to rein in the coronavirus outbreak.

Journalist and police guard killed in southern Mexico

Pablo Morrugares is the fifth journalist to be killed in Mexico this year. Press groups called for justice Monday after unidentified gunmen killed a journalist in southern Mexico along with a police officer assigned to protect him after a 2016

‘Life chances at risk if pupils don’t return’

Parents who do not send their children back to school risk putting a “huge dent in their future life chances”, the education secretary has warned. Millions of pupils in England and Wales return to the classroom this week. Gavin Williamson

Australia, New Zealand tread cautiously as coronavirus lingers

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – New coronavirus cases in Australia’s state of Victoria returned to the triple digits on Sunday, while neighbouring New Zealand said it would ease curbs slightly in its largest city, hit by a resurgence of infections. Southeastern Victoria