‘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

Iran says fire at nuclear site caused by sabotage

Iran’s nuclear body has said that a fire last month at a major nuclear facility at Natanz was caused by sabotage. But the Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation (IAEO) did not say who they believe is behind the incident. Some Iranian

Kenya: Arrests at Nairobi protest against police brutality

Nearly 30 people taken into custody in Nairobi as they took to the streets to demand an end police brutality. Kenyan police fired tear gas and detained protesters in the capital Nairobi demanding an end to police brutality. About 100

Mexico at ‘peak moment’ of coronavirus crisis

Mexico has reached “the peak moment” of its coronavirus outbreak, officials said, as the country recorded its largest one-day rise in cases so far. More than 2,409 new cases of the virus were confirmed on Thursday – the first time

Six die in clashes at Afghan food aid protest

At least six people were killed when protesters angry at the distribution of food aid clashed with security forces in western Afghanistan, officials say. The violence began after demonstrators gathered in Firozkoh, the capital of Ghor province, to complain about