Italy’s far-right leader Giorgia Meloni, who is leading in opinion polls ahead of Sept. 25 parliamentary elections, insists she won’t be a danger to democracy if she becomes
Chinese authorities have closed Tibet’s famed Potala Palace after a minor outbreak of COVID-19 was reported in the Himalayan region. The action underscores China’s continued adherence to
Hundreds of rail passengers using the line between Madrid and Barcelona were left stranded for hours after some 600 meters of fiber optic cable used in the signaling system
Some 80,000 tourists are stranded in the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya, after authorities declared it a COVID-19 hot spot and imposed a lockdown. The restrictions
A Maryland auction house has sold a wristwatch that once belonged to Adolf Hitler for $1.1 million. Alexander Historical Auctions in Chesapeake City had estimated the value
Russian forces yesterday launched massive missile strikes on Ukraine’s Kyiv and Chernihiv regions, areas that haven’t been targeted in weeks, while Ukrainian officials announced an operation to liberate
A giant Mega Millions lottery jackpot ballooned to $1.02 billion after no one matched all six numbers yesterday and won the top prize. The new estimated
At least three people, including a former Philippine town mayor, were killed and another was wounded in a brazen attack yesterday by a gunman in a university campus in
Pakistan’s police have arrested at least two people after a 21-year-old American woman reported she was gang raped at a hotel when she was visiting a tourist resort
A gas explosion after a partial building collapse in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin yesterday morning left three people missing and 11 injured. The event
Malaysian authorities said yesterday they seized a container of African elephant tusks, pangolin scales and other animal skulls and bones estimated to be worth 80 million ringgit ($18 million).
A previously unknown self-portrait of Vincent Van Gogh has been discovered behind another of the artist’s paintings, the National Galleries of Scotland said yesterday. The self-portrait was
Iran has arrested an internationally renowned filmmaker, several newspapers reported yesterday, the third Iranian director to be locked up in less than a week as the government escalates
The quickly changing coronavirus has spawned yet another super contagious omicron mutant that’s worrying scientists as it gains ground in India and pops up in numerous other countries,
Dozens of Ukrainian emergency workers labored Sunday to pull people out of the rubble after a Russian rocket attack smashed into apartment buildings in eastern Ukraine. The strike
A senior official at the European Union medicines agency said yesterday that many nations in the bloc are seeing a new wave of COVID-19, driven by highly-transmissible mutations
Ukrainian mathematician Maryna Viazovska was named Tuesday as one of four recipients of the prestigious Fields Medal, which is often described as the Nobel Prize in mathematics.
Dutch farmers angry at government plans to slash emissions used tractors and trucks yesterday to block roads and supermarket distribution centers, sparking fears of store food shortages in
Google will automatically purge information about users who visit abortion clinics or other places that could trigger legal problems now that the U.S. Supreme Court has opened the
The number of new coronavirus cases rose by 18% in the last week, with more than 4.1 million cases reported globally, according to the World Health Organization.
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