Brussels has made a festive warning and called on EU countries to remain vigilant against coronavirus until a vaccine is widely available.
Around 8,000 people in a remote community in Indonesia are seeking shelter as a nearby volcano continues to erupt.
A rather unusual natural phenomenon left residents of Tyumen city astonished as so-called ‘pillars of light’ painted the sky over the city.
Britain on Wednesday said it had approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for use and that it will be rolled out from next week.
It was due to feature at the Gundam Factory Yokohama, a new attraction that will allow fans to get up close and personal with the creation and learn about how it was created. The attraction was due to open in October 2020 but, because of the coronavirus pandemic, visitors will now have to wait slightly longer.
Food has run out for around 100,000 Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. The UN says it lost contact with camps as a result of the ongoing conflict.
A Chinese mission to bring back lunar rocks from the moon has passed its first big hurdle. The ChangE 5 probe has reached the moon and is now ready to start drilling.
In the UK, new research shows that the economic effects of the COVID crisis have plunged nearly 700,000 people into poverty, including 120,000 children.
For years, Pakistani activists and American singer Cher campaigned to have him moved from the Islamabad zoo, where he had long been kept in a dilapidated enclosure.
Venezuela has two competing presidents — Juan Guaido and Nicolas Maduro. Neither seems able to fix the mess that the country is in.
Teachers in Norway fear personal consequences if they show cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in class, a survey has found. That’s in the wake of last month’s murder of French teacher Samuel Paty, who displayed images of the founder of Islam to students.
In Australia’s south eastern state, the mercury rose above 40 degrees Celsius for a second straight day. The scorching temperatures are already fueling wildfires.
“They should be awarded the prize for forced displacement and destruction.”
Palestinians react to the controversial Nobel Peace Prize nominations of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and UAE Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
One industry in the United Kingdom that has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic has been live theatre. More than half of the venues in the country will close permanently, as a result, leaving thousands out of work.
A mother’s journey from testing positive for Covid-19 when she was 10 weeks pregnant to birth.
A steel monolith that was recently discovered in the American desert has now disappeared as mysteriously as it appeared. The monolith was first found earlier this month by rangers in the Utah desert during a wildlife survey.
It’s been a year since police in South Africa rounded up around 400 hundred refugees and sent them to a deportation centre. Critics say their actions may have been motivated by xenophobia.
Polls have found widespread skepticism about COVID jab across the continent – adding grist to the mill of the anti-vax movement.
Local authorities in Italy’s northern hub have launched an unprecedented reforestation programme to combat pollution and improve the wellbeing of residents in a famously industrious region.
Lufthansa Cargo’s Boeing 777F’s will only use Sustainable Aviation Fuel on its flight to Shanghai.
Around the world, Covid-19 lockdowns have been having far-reaching effects on our collective mental health, with children and teenagers disproportionately affected by a dramatic reduction in time spent with other people.
Bogie the biker attracts fans across Philippines as he clocks up some miles with his black sports jacket and reflective aviator sunglasses.
Germany is imposing stricter lockdown measures as it struggles to suppress coronavirus infections.
‘There’s no way we’ll ever get our son back’ — mother mourns her son who overdosed on Purdue Pharma’s Oxy-Contin’s prescription painkiller
Young chess masters from around the world are set to compete in an international online championship.
Hailed as a trailblazer for modest fashion, Somali American, headscarf-wearing supermodel Halima Aden has quit modelling.
Valued at over €1.7 trillion the Islamic economy is big business. In this episode, Target talks to industry insiders hoping to position Dubai as a regional hub.