The building was put up on land belonging to a Bosniac Muslim woman without her permission, and authorities spent years ignoring her request to remove it.
Turkey is struggling to stop the spread of a slimy substance accumulating in its seas. The outbreak of the naturally-occurring mucus-like matter is the biggest on record. And if left untreated, experts warn the sludge could soon coat large parts of Turkey’s coastal waters.
After much bureaucratic delay, two million square meters in the west part of the city are to be restored to their former glory.
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Catholic Church must take responsibility for the abuse of indigenous children decades ago, or face possible legal action.
The US is embattled yet again over racial issues, as four states limit critical race theory teaching in schools, and Republican lawmakers in several others seek to do the same.
A massive sinkhole in Santa Maria Zacatepec, Puebla, Mexico, is 20 meters deep and contains huge amounts of water. When it first appeared, it measured 5 meters in diameter, but within hours it grew to 80 meters wide.
Biden administration appoints task force to help reunite around 5,500 migrant children with their families after they were separated several years ago as part of Trump’s hardline immigration policy.
Five new islands are now part of the Netherlands’ landscape. They are the country’s latest reclaimed land project and have become a haven for birdlife.
The controversial project aims to deliver Russian gas to Germany.
The hashtag #FreeThe21 has brought international condemnation for Ghana: The 21 are LGBT activists who were detained in late May. Sixteen women and five men have been charged with illegal assembly – because they organised and attended a training event.
Serbian volleyball player Sanja Djurdjevic made a racist gesture during a match with Thailand and quickly apologised for the act.
Blood-curdling stories of how ‘donated bodies’ are used in France are now proven, as a macabre report emerges of cadavers being sold for use in ‘crash test’ and ‘military’ experiments.
People around the world have heard of cryptocurrencies, but they are still poorly understood.
China’s government formally accused an array of Western fashion brands of selling substandard children’s clothing that pose potential health hazards.
The move was met with scathing critique, especially from the Muslim community.
Power plants in Lebanon begin shutting down as the country runs out of money to keep the lights on.
The lawsuit says authorities should have relocated survivors of the 2019 disaster. Hearings are expected to begin in the coming weeks.
Workers extinguished the flames, but as the ship was being pulled out to sea, things went from bad to worse for what’s now labeled Sri Lanka’s worst marine disaster.
Doctors in India have held a protest against a renowned yoga guru, Baba Ramdev, in the wake of his controversial remark blaming modern medicine for the death of hundreds of thousands of people in the country from COVID-19.
A UN report found that autonomous drones armed with explosive devices may have “hunted down” fleeing rebel fighters in Libya last year.
It employs former informal waste collectors to pick up reusable trash, and rewards participating households with vouchers.
The former owners of Ilva steelworks, Fabio and Nicola Riva, were handed 22 and 20 years in jail respectively for allowing their Taranto-based factory to emit deadly pollution.
Facebook, Instagram and Twitter have been under fire for censoring posts and silencing people over Palestinian human rights during the last few weeks.
Critics of the government accuse it of trying to impose its Hindu nationalist agenda on Lakshadweep’s Muslim population.
South America’s soccer federation CONMEBOL said on Monday it would move next month’s Copa America to Brazil, thanking Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro for stepping in after original host Argentina pulled out over surging COVID-19 cases.
Has the vaccine uptake in Russia been sluggish? A Russian news agency says that COVID-19 is spreading faster than at any time since last October.
Economic forecasts have predicted millions of people losing their jobs worldwide as robotics, automation and artificial intelligence are increasingly used everywhere from factories to farms.