German Police Detain 20-year-old Syrian Suspected of Stabbing, Killing Tourist

German Police Detain 20-year-old Syrian Suspected of Stabbing, Killing Tourist

German police have arrested a 20-year-old Syrian suspected of attacking two tourists in the eastern city of Dresden at the start of October, killing...
Pope Francis goes back to not wearing a facemask; criticism grows

Pope Francis goes back to not wearing a facemask; criticism grows

A day after donning a face mask for the first time during a liturgical service, Pope Francis was back to his mask-less old ways...
Ireland enters new lockdown as it looks ahead to Christmas

Ireland enters new lockdown as it looks ahead to Christmas

Ireland is already focused on Christmas. It’s a major national priority. Unless the country can get the COVID-19 pandemic under control, there won’t be much...

Protesters come together in Colombia to decry government’s pandemic response

Protesters filled a historic square in Colombia’s capital Wednesday to demonstrate against the government’s handling of a wide range of issues including the economic...

Amnesty International: Nigerian forces killed 12 people peacefully protesting police brutality

Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday that Nigeria’s security forces fired upon two large gatherings of peaceful protesters Tuesday night, killing 12 people...

“We will not be anyone’s guinea pig”; Brazilian president Bolsonaro declines coronavirus vaccine from...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday rejected the announced purchase of 46 million doses of a potential vaccine against the coronavirus being developed by...

French president Emanuel Macron says beheaded teacher was victim of stupidity, hate

President Emmanuel Macron promised Wednesday that France will not renounce freedoms taught by a schoolteacher beheaded by a radical Islamist last week after showing...
Rise in coronavirus cases overburdening hospitals causes new fear in Switzerland

Rise in coronavirus cases overburdening hospitals causes new fear in Switzerland

The Swiss health minister said coronavirus case counts and hospitalizations were doubling every week, warning of the prospect of overburdened hospitals as Switzerland has...
Police officer may face charges of manslaughter in killing of autistic Palestinian man

Police officer may face charges of manslaughter in killing of autistic Palestinian man

Israeli prosecutors on Wednesday recommended charging a police officer with reckless manslaughter in the deadly shooting of an autistic Palestinian man in Jerusalem’s Old...
Nigeria protesters demanding an end to police brutality break curfew amid gunfire; draws global outrage

Nigeria protesters demanding an end to police brutality break curfew amid gunfire; draws global...

Nigerian protesters demanding an end to police brutality defied a curfew as gunfire rang out where they were setting up a blockade Wednesday, a...
Amid heavy fighting, Coronavirus spreads in Nagorno-Karabakh

Amid largest outbreak of hostilities, coronavirus spreads in Nagorno-Karabakh

People who are sick with the coronavirus pack into chilly basements alongside the healthy to hide from artillery fire. The local health minister who...

Chinese drugmaker SinoPharm setting up vaccine production lines

A state-owned Chinese drugmaker is setting up production lines to supply 1 billion doses of two possible coronavirus vaccines that are being tested on...
UK to infect healthy volunteers with COVID in vaccine research trial

UK to infect healthy volunteers with COVID in vaccine research trial

Danica Marcos wants to be infected with COVID-19. While other people are wearing masks and staying home to avoid the disease, the 22-year-old Londoner has...
At Least Two Struck as Soldiers Fire on Nigerians Protesting Police Brutality in Lagos

At Least Two Struck as Soldiers Fire on Nigerians Protesting Police Brutality in Lagos

Soldiers opened fire on Nigerians protesting against police brutality in the Lekki district of the commercial capital Lagos on Tuesday, striking at least two...
Nagorno-Karabakh says death toll among its military rises to 772

Nagorno-Karabakh Death Toll Among Its Military Rises to 772

The defence ministry of the Nagorno-Karabakh region said on Tuesday it had recorded another 43 casualties among its military, pushing its total military toll...
Paraguay Police Seize Cocaine Haul Worth Record 0M Hidden in Charcoal

Paraguay Police Seize Cocaine Haul Worth Record $500M Hidden in Charcoal

Paraguayan police said on Tuesday that they had seized a record 2.3 tons of cocaine at a private port near Asunción, with a market...
Fiancee of Murdered Journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Human Rights Group Sue Saudi Crown Prince in U.S.

Fiancee of Murdered Journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Human Rights Group Sue Saudi Crown Prince in...

The fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and a human rights group that he founded filed a lawsuit in a U.S. court on...
Israeli researchers working on breathalyzer test that diagnoses in ‘less than a minute after finding coronavirus patients exhale unique chemicals’

Israeli researchers working on breathalyzer test that diagnoses in ‘less than a minute after...

Israeli researchers say they have identified Covid-19 biomarkers in sufferers breath. But the UK is streets ahead and has already started trials of a...
New COVID-19 outbreak rocks New Zealand as 11 new cases emerge – just days after PM Jacinda Ardern overwhelmingly won over voters by eliminating the virus from country

New COVID-19 outbreak rocks New Zealand as 11 new cases emerge – just days...

The 11 cases were discovered amid fishermen during 'routine' coronavirus testing at the Sudima Hotel, in Christchurch, and it was locked down on Tuesday. Click...
Canada-China tension still heightens over Chinese ambassador’s perceived threat

Canada-China tension still heightens over Chinese ambassador’s perceived threat

The diplomatic spat between Canada and China grew more heated on Monday as Beijing denounced press criticism of its ambassador to Ottawa, only to...