Beijing on Tuesday accused NATO of exaggerating the threat from China and "creating confrontation", after a vow from the Western allies to work together to counter the challenges posed by its policies.
A U.S. aircraft carrier group led by the USS Ronald Reagan has entered the South China Sea, the U.S. Navy said on Tuesday, at a time of rising tensions between Washington and Beijing, which claims most of the disputed waterway.
The Chinese scientist at the center of theories that the coronavirus pandemic originated with a leak from her specialized lab in the city of Wuhan has denied her institution was to blame for the health disaster.
A nurse accused of neglect in Diego Maradona's death told Argentine prosecutors on Monday that he was following orders "not to disturb" the football icon while he slept.
NATO leaders warned on Monday that China presents "systemic challenges," taking a forceful stance towards Beijing in a communique at Joe Biden's first summit with an alliance that Donald Trump openly disparaged.
The Delta coronavirus variant doubles the risk of hospitalisation compared with the previously dominant variant in Britain, but two doses of vaccine still provide strong protection, a Scottish study found on Monday.
A nurse who was among the last people to see Diego Maradona alive was questioned on Monday by Argentine prosecutors over accusations of neglect in the football icon's final days.
The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Monday that low-level crack cocaine offenders are not eligible to have their prison sentences reduced.
US President Joe Biden on Monday signalled his determination to take a firm stance two days ahead of meeting his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, vowing to lay down "red lines".
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he held a "fruitful and sincere" meeting with his US counterpart Joe Biden on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday announced a four-week delay to the full lifting of coronavirus restrictions in England due to a surge of infections caused by the Delta variant.
Two doses of COVID-19 vaccines are "highly effective" in preventing hospital admission with the Delta variant, Public Health England said on Monday.
A 5.7 magnitude earthquake rocked the southern Philippines Monday, the US Geological Survey said, with local authorities warning of possible damage as a series of aftershocks shook the natural disaster-prone region.
Canadian authorities have charged the suspect behind an attack in which a Muslim family was mowed down by a pick-up truck with terrorism, prosecutors said Monday in court.