International Criminal Court decries US sanctions on officials

US sanctions target International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and a top aide over Afghanistan probe. The International Criminal Court (ICC) has condemned “unprecedented” sanctions imposed by the United States on prosecutor Fatou Bensouda and one of her top aides in retaliation

High-flying facemasks arrive at Mexican hospitals by drone

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – To eliminate the risk of contagious human beings, a Mexican company has launched a drone delivery service to get clean medical supplies to hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic. Mexico-City based firm Sincronia Logistica has begun deploying

Bid for Cirque du Soleil dismissed as 'pure fiction' by lenders

MONTREAL (Reuters) – A stalking horse bid for Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group was dismissed as inadequate by lenders during a Quebec court hearing into the company’s restructuring on Tuesday. Canada’s once high-flying Cirque received initial protection from its creditors,

Canada's Cirque du Soleil receives court protection from creditors

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Canada’s once high-flying Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group on Tuesday received initial protection from its creditors in a Quebec court, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the famed circus operator to cancel shows and lay off artists. Montreal-based

NZ’s first Covid cases in 24 days came from UK

New Zealand has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus, ending a 24-day streak of no new infections in the country. Both cases had recently travelled from the UK and are connected, with local media reporting they had been given special