Features

California fire caused by gender reveal party pyrotechnics - 09/07/2020

Washington - By Cristina Maza and Helen Corbett, - The El Dorado fire in California, which has burned more than 7,000 acres since it started on Saturday, was caused by pyrotechnics at a "gender...

Turkish lira sinks to new lows following inflation report - 09/03/2020

Istanbul - By Ergin Hava, - The Turkish lira sank to a new all-time low of 7.436 against the US dollar on Thursday following the release of data showing an upward trend in inflation in August. The...

First direct flight between Israel and UAE takes off - 08/31/2020

Tel Aviv - The first direct flight between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) took off on Monday morning, almost three weeks after the two countries sealed a historic diplomatic deal. The...

Italy offers partial help to Banksy-sponsored migrant rescue ship - 08/30/2020

Rome - By Alvise Armellini, - The Italian coastguard stepped in Saturday to offer partial relief for the Louise Michel, a charity migrant rescue ship sponsored by British street artist Banksy. The...

PM 'open' to Christchurch terrorist serving sentence in Australia - 08/28/2020

Sydney (dpa) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Friday he was "open" to the Christchurch terrorist serving his life prison sentence in an Australian jail. Australian-born Brenton Tarrant...

New Zealand mosque gunman gets life sentence without parole - 08/27/2020

Wellington - By Rebekah Lyell, - The man responsible for the deadly 2019 mosque attacks "deserves a lifetime of complete and utter silence," New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern said. Brenton...

TikTok to sue Trump administration over executive order - 08/23/2020

Washington - The popular social media application TikTok confirmed Saturday that it plans to sue the Trump administration over an order demanding the app's China-based parent company divest from the...

California fires: At least 4 dead, over 10,000 firefighters working - 08/21/2020

San Francisco (dpa) - More than 10,000 firefighters were on Thursday fighting two dozen major fires in the US state of California that have driven thousands of people from their homes. At least four...

Prosecutors: Suspected Islamist aimed to kill in Berlin road rammings - 08/19/2020

Berlin - By Jutta Schuetz and Andreas Rabenstein, - A suspected Islamist extremist who left six people injured after allegedly ramming their vehicles on a central Berlin motorway, in what was...

Google warns Australians free services, data at risk under media law - 08/17/2020

Sydney (dpa) – Google warned Australians on Monday that the government’s proposed new media laws could inhibit their access to free services and compromise their personal data. In an open letter...
1 2 3 4 5 » ... 20