The Chinese president has described the accelerating spread of coronavirus as a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak’s epicentre in central China to Hong Kong scramble to contain an illness that has infected more than 1,200 people and killed 41.
The coronavirus outbreak has accelerated its spread in China with 56 deaths so far.
Auschwitz survivors still have blue tattoos still imprinted on their arms, lifelong evidence of their suffering and loss – one of many ways they continue to warn new generations.
The brother of rapper Nicki Minaj has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl at his home.
Harvey Weinstein arrived at court to face the biggest trial of the #MeToo era, with opening statements soon to start in the rape case seen as a symbol of a global reckoning with sexual misconduct by powerful men.
Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp gathered on Monday for commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of its liberation.
Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp prayed and wept as they marked the 75th anniversary of its liberation, returning to the place where they lost entire families and warning about the growth of anti-Semitism around the world.
A water tanker plane fighting wildfires in Australia is feared to have crashed.
Donald Trump was swept up by a “completely bogus” Ukraine theory pushed by attorney Rudy Giuliani that led to his abuse of power and impeachment, Democratic House prosecutors said on Thursday.
China has extended the Lunar New Year holiday in efforts to contain the coronavirus as the death toll rose to 81.
China’s most festive holiday has got under way in the shadow of the outbreak of coronavirus, as the death toll surpassed 40.
The French army general in charge of rebuilding fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris says renovation work will begin in earnest later this year.
China has expanded its lockdown against a deadly new virus to an unprecedented 36 million people and rushed to build a prefabricated hospital for victims as the outbreak cast a pall over Lunar New Year, the country’s biggest holiday.
US president Donald Trump has unveiled his long-awaited Middle East peace plan, calling for the creation of a State of Palestine with its capital in portions of east Jerusalem.
Three more people have died as a result of a fierce storm that has battered Spain for the past three days, authorities said, raising the death toll to seven.
Residents, business owners and officials have launched a day of protest on the Greek islands hardest hit by migration, demanding that the government ease severe overcrowding at refugee camps.
Belgium’s former King Albert II is no longer fighting a claim that he is the father of artist and sculptor Delphine Boel, bringing a major breakthrough in a decades-old royal paternity scandal.
The United Nations’ top court has ordered Burma to take all measures in its power to prevent genocide against the Rohingya.
Democrats declared that “no president” has ever abused power the way Donald Trump did in his Ukraine dealings, as they opened their second day of arguments Thursday in the historic impeachment trial in the US Senate.
Hong Kong’s leader has announced that all rail links to mainland China will be cut starting Friday as fears grow about the spread of a new virus.
Syrian government forces have reached the outskirts of a key rebel-held town, part of a weeks-long offensive into the country’s last rebel stronghold, state media and opposition activists said.
China has said it is swiftly building a hospital dedicated to patients infected with a new virus that has killed 26 people and prompted unprecedented lockdowns of cities during the country’s most important holiday.
An airliner carrying 144 people has skidded off a runway into a street next to an airport in the Iranian city of Mahshahr.
The death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 80, China’s National Health Commission has said.
Residents of Russia’s third-largest city were left flabbergasted after seeing two elephants wandering the snowy streets of Yekaterinburg after they escaped from a circus.
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan started US-monitored talks in the Sudanese capital to try hammer out a draft deal to resolve their dispute over a Nile dam that Ethiopia is constructing, an Egyptian spokesman said.
Chinese authorities moved to isolate three cities that are home to more than 18 million people in an unprecedented effort to contain the deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds and spread to other parts of the world during the busy Lunar New Year travel period.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he hopes to “make history” during his upcoming trip to the White House for the expected unveiling of President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace plan.
Turkish emergency teams have recovered the bodies of the last two missing quake victims from the rubble of a collapsed building, raising the death toll from the powerful tremor that hit eastern Turkey to 41.
Thousands of Indians converged on a ceremonial boulevard in the capital New Delhi on Sunday amid tight security to celebrate Republic Day, which marks the 1950 anniversary of the country’s democratic constitution.
Officials are working to recover victims’ remains from a hillside outside Los Angeles where a helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others crashed in foggy weather.
Six people have been killed and another two wounded in a shooting in Germany that appears to have resulted from a family dispute, police said.