. (*_ Despite the devastating COVID Pandemic that caused much of the globe to grind to a halt, the U.N. stated that it didn’t slow down climate change. French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the death the leader of the Islamic State and the Greater Sahara offshoot of ISIS. Russian President Vladimir Putin is now self-isolating as a result of the coronavirus that afflicted dozens of his closest friends. The U.S.-UK and Australia also announced a landmark Asia-Pacific security pact that allows Australia to construct nuclear-powered submarines. This is seen as a response to China’s growing influence in the region. These international headlines were reported by CBS News’ foreign correspondent Imtiaz Tyab, who joined CBS News AM from London.