Despite opposition from the United States, a long-standing conventional arms embargo imposed on Iran has expired in line with the terms of a landmark nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, according to the Iranian foreign ministry. read more
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has won a landslide victory in the country's general election. With most ballots tallied, Ms Ardern's centre-left Labour Party has won 49% of the vote and she is projected to win a rare outright parliamentary majority. read more
A teacher has been beheaded in a north-western suburb of Paris, with the attacker shot dead by police. The victim is said to have shown controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad to his students.
Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris will halt campaign travel until Monday after two members of her staff tested positive for coronavirus. read more
Portugal and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) has announced. The 35-year-old is "doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation", the FPF said in a statement.