European Central Bank leaves pandemic stimulus running unchanged even as consumer prices spike
The European Union's top court has fined Poland $1.2 million a day to prevent what it called “serious and irreparable harm” to the EU’s legal order and values
China has defended a new border law following criticism by India that it might disrupt the resolution of a 17-month-old standoff over disputed territory that has led to violent clashes
South Korea's spy agency has told lawmakers that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has recently lost about 20 kilograms (44 pounds), but remains healthy and is trying to boost public loyalty to him amid worsening economic problems
Serbian officials have praised the “steel friendship” with China during talks with China’s foreign minister
A Danish appeals court has increased a sentence to two brothers by a year, giving them 15 years in prison each for the murder of a biracial man on a Danish island in June 2020
Portugal’s president says the ballot box is the best way of breaking a political stalemate after the country's parliament threw out the government’s proposed state budget for next year
The U.N.'s top human rights official is calling for countries to act decisively on climate change, saying it is a “matter of survival” for humanity
European gas prices have dropped after Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the country’s major natural gas company to pump more gas into EU storages
Albanian prosecutors have brought charges against a former defense minister over a massive blast at a munitions disposal factory in 2008 that killed 26 people
New guidelines expand the list of locations where federal immigration enforcement is barred.
Friends are instrumental to your journey. Even if they aren’t perfect or don’t behave the way others’ do.
Why is it that universities still cannot figure out how to address sexual harassment by academic staff?
Move comes after Paris warns of need to 'speak the language of strength' with London amid escalating dispute.
Lake Retba helps tourism and its salt drives Senegal's economy, but there are environmental risks to its future.
Moscow shuts down non-essential services for 11 days to fight the surge in COVID-19 infections.
The Afghanistan National Journalists Union says 90 percent of violence against journalists committed by the Taliban.
I am proud to be part of this network, of the work we all do together, and to have called Qatar home for so long.
Agreement will see Europe's largest hotel group manage apartments, villas that house fans during the 2022 World Cup.
Leaders from around the world and other notable figures set to meet in Glasgow to discuss climate crisis.
A truck was carrying 55 million amphethamine tablets and over 1.5 tonnes of crystal methamphetamine.
Scientists think the turtles may have become tangled in abandoned fishing nets and drowned.
The document has an X in the gender box, to show the holder does not identify as male or female.
Rémy Daillet is accused of forming an extremist group to plan attacks against the French state.
Max Stahl went from children's TV host to award-winning film-maker and East Timor national hero.
Two British ships caught up in post-Brexit fishing rights row in French waters.
A US congressional hearing will examine whether oil companies misled the public about climate change.
Russia closes non-essential services and sends workers home amid record Covid deaths.
The primary schools have warned parents about the Netflix series' violent messages.
A volunteer army is delivering hundreds of meals to elderly East-Asians in New York.
COVID infections are low to nonexistent in several countries, where life looks practically normal. Some people even occasionally forget there’s a pandemic going on. View Entire Post ›
On Tuesday, Oxford became the first team leading a coronavirus vaccine trial to publish its results in a peer-reviewed journal, but scientists have questions about how the trials were conducted. View Entire Post ›
“The report does not make a coherent argument why microwaves should be involved,” one critic said. View Entire Post ›
Critics have been asking American tech companies to apply the same standards to the rest of the world as they do to the US. It might finally be happening. View Entire Post ›
In a lush countryside idyll known for its horse farms and fields of yellow flowers, China built a system of total control. View Entire Post ›
Coronavirus vaccines will be equivalent of liquid gold to organized crime networks, according to global police agency Interpol. View Entire Post ›
Vaccination in the UK will begin next week and healthcare workers will likely be first in line. View Entire Post ›
Although the company said it was shutting down, Facebook continues to track its former employees. View Entire Post ›
Yep, there's no way I'm sleeping tonight. View Entire Post ›
Turbulence is... fun!? View Entire Post ›
The White House on Wednesday responded skeptically after Iran's chief negotiator announced that Tehran was ready to return to nuclear negotiations in Vienna by the end of next month.
An elderly pastor who was kidnapped earlier this month by armed men dressed as Haitian National Police officers has reportedly been released. The 79-year-old pastor's ransom had been paid, but then his captors refused to release him.
One woman recently shared her story about converting from Islam to Christianity and the overwhelming peace she felt for the first time after praying to Jesus.
A group of Egyptian Coptic Christians have been missing in Libya for nearly a month, sparking fears that an armed group abducted them from the north African country.
A cyberattack crippled gas stations across Iran on Tuesday, leaving angry motorists stranded in long lines.
Best-selling Christian author and preacher Max Lucado has shared an update on his health crisis, crediting God's hand of grace for reducing the size of his aneurysm.
A Canadian pastor, who was arrested last week for reportedly violating COVID-19 health orders, spent an extra night in jail after police said he wouldn't be released unless he agreed to stop preaching in church.
Family members of the 17 missionaries abducted in Haiti earlier this month continue to hold out hope — and to grant incredible grace to the captors — as the potentially deadly situation stretches into its tenth day.
An atheist activist group is demanding that a Texas school district halt participation in fundraising efforts for Operation Christmas Child, an annual charity created by Christian relief agency Samaritan’s Purse.
As the US struggles daily with illegal immigration along the southern border, one European nation is unapologetic about its efforts to protect its culture from migration despite intense global criticism.
She could face a prison term up to 20 years if found guilty on a charge of attempted murder.
Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos could help prevent millions from starving to death with small percentages of their individual net worths, the director of the World Food Programme says.
Queen Elizabeth II has pulled out of a critical U.N. climate summit in Scotland next week. This comes just days after she spent a night at a London hospital and canceled engagements, having been advised to rest by her doctors. As Roxana Saberi reports from Windsor Castle, although the queen has been performing light duties this week, this latest cancellation will doubtless raise further concerns about the health of the 95-year-old monarch.
To juvenile great white sharks, swimmers, surfers and seals look dangerously similar on the ocean's surface.
Her Majesty is disappointed not to attend the Reception but will deliver a message to the assembled delegates via a recorded video message, Buckingham Palace said.
ISIS-K is responsible for the terrorist attack in August that killed 13 U.S. service members.
In what could be the last trial of its kind, a 96-year-old woman is on trial in Germany for suspected Nazi war crimes.
A 96-year-old woman is on trial outside Hamburg, Germany, accused of being an accessory to the murder of thousands of people at a Nazi concentration camp. This could be the last trial of its kind. Charlie D’Agata reports.
Law enforcement agencies seized over $30 million in cash and virtual currencies and over 200 kilograms of drugs worldwide in one of the biggest operations of its kind.
A man killed seven people in China, including a village Communist Party chief, before jumping off a bridge, police said.
The European Central Bank decided Thursday to keep interest rates and its monetary policy stance unchanged despite ongoing inflationary pressures.
Ronald Koeman has been sacked as head coach of Barcelona after 14 months in charge.
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday reported weaker-than-expected third-quarter earnings and announced it had set itself a bigger carbon reduction target.
SoftBank has invested $25 million in an Israeli venture capital platform called OurCrowd in exchange for a stake in the company.
Analysts are divided on whether demand for gas will continue to outstrip supply in years to come.
Illustrating the growing demand for crypto holdings, CoinList just announced $100 million in series A funding, which has given it a valuation of $1.5 billion.
As China tries to resolve its power shortage, the country is importing three times as much coal from Russia than last year, China customs data show.
High producer price index and a power crunch have made it difficult for Beijing to stimulate the economy aggressively, said Charlene Chu of Autonomous Research.
Meat and live animal products are still holding steady and going to China despite restrictions, said Oxford Economics.
The Bank of Japan is set to announce its latest monetary policy decision on Thursday.
Human activity and climate change-fueled disasters have turned 10 of the planet's internationally recognized forests, also known as World Heritage sites, from carbon absorbers into carbon emitters, researchers have found.
There's a bombshell revelation in Meghan McCain's new tell-all memoir regarding her father's funeral and the presence of Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner.
Think of the billionaire tax as the Tesla solution to Democrats' search for revenue to pay for their expansion of the social safety net ... if only they can convince Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat.
The top US general said China's test of a hypersonic weapon over the summer was very concerning and that it has all of our attention.
British environmental watchdogs have launched an investigation after thousands of dead sea creatures washed up on beaches in North East England.
India on Wednesday rejected calls to announce a net zero carbon emissions target and said it was more important for the world to lay out a pathway to reduce such emissions and avert a dangerous rise in global temperatures.
A January 6 riot defendant with ties to the Proud Boys, who was recently profiled by CNN for promoting false-flag conspiracies about the insurrection, will plead guilty to a misdemeanor for illegally protesting in the Capitol building, his lawyer confirmed on Tuesday.