China has accused the UK of "trampling" on the basic norms of international relations - and said Britain's offer of citizenship for Hong Kongers is a "gross interference in China's internal affairs".
Iran has admitted that "significant damage" has been caused by a mysterious incident at one of the country's nuclear facilities.
Ennio Morricone, the Italian composer who wrote the iconic theme tune to The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, has died aged 91.
A person has been infected with a rare "brain-eating" amoeba in Florida, according to local health officials.
The number of passengers arriving at Australia's Sydney Airport is being limited due to "pressure" on the city's quarantine facilities.
Chinese authorities have issued a warning after a suspected case of bubonic plague was identified in Inner Mongolia.
Elon Musk has followed through on a joke to sell short shorts through Tesla's online store, which briefly went offline when the items debuted this weekend.
The world has seen a record rise in coronavirus cases over a 24-hour period, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
Broadway actor Nick Cordero has died at the age of 41 after suffering severe medical complications as a result of coronavirus.
Nine inner-city tower blocks, home to 3,000 people, have been placed in "hard lockdown" after a surge in coronavirus infections in Melbourne, Australia.