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President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa may delay the timetable for shutting down many of its highly polluting coal-fired power stations as the nation deals with crippling daily electricity … more
Police say two explosions at a counterterrorism police facility in northwest Pakistan have killed at least seven people and wounded 45. A senior police officer said an initial blast Monday night at … more
Israeli police say five people have been wounded in a car ramming attack near a popular market in Jerusalem as Israel was set to mark its Memorial Day for fallen soldiers. The police statement Monday … more
Hundreds of foreign nationals have been safely evacuated from Sudan where continued fighting threatens to plunge the African country deeper into chaos. Foreign governments deployed their military … more
A Sweden-based watchdog says global military spending grew for the eighth consecutive year in 2022 to an all-time high of $2.24 trillion. There was a sharp rise of 13% in Europe, chiefly due to … more
Kenya’s president says the starvation deaths of dozens of followers of a pastor is akin to terrorism. He said the pastor, Paul Makenzi, who is in police custody, belongs to jail and not to any … more
A Russian court has rejected an appeal from a suspect in a bombing that killed a well-known Russian military blogger. Moscow City Court on Monday turned down Darya Trepova’s appeal against her … more
Russian-appointed authorities in Crimea say the military fended off a Ukrainian strike on the port of Sevastopol, while a drone was also reportedly found in a forest near Moscow. The attacks come as … more
German climate activists were trying to bring traffic to a standstill in Berlin by gluing themselves to roads all over the capital. Members of the group Last Generation have repeatedly blocked roads … more
Asian stock markets are mixed ahead of a U.S. economic update this week that is expected to show growth slowing. Shanghai and Hong Kong declined while Tokyo advanced. Oil prices fell. Wall Street’s … more
Asian stock markets are mixed ahead of a U.S. economic update this week that is expected to show growth slowing. Shanghai and Hong Kong declined while Tokyo advanced. Oil prices fell. Wall Street’s … more
South Korea has formally restored Japan to its list of countries it gives preferential treatment in trade, three years after the neighbors downgraded each other’s trade status amid a diplomatic row … more
Italy’s largest river, that’s home to fishers and boats, feeds rich farmlands, powers turbines and quenches local populations across its banks and delta, is already as low as it was last summer, … more
Police say 21 bodies have been discovered so far on land owned by a pastor in coastal Kenya who was arrested for telling his followers to fast to death. More shallow graves are scheduled to be dug … more
Indian police have arrested a separatist leader who has revived calls for an independent Sikh homeland and the secession of India’s northern Punjab state, which has a history of violent insurgency. … more
Police say a train has hit a car at a crossing in northern Germany, killing all three people in the car. The regional train hit the car at full speed near Neustadt am Ruebenberge, outside the city of … more
Authorities say a man has been arrested  over last week’s stabbing attack at a gym in the western German city of Duisburg in which four people were seriously wounded. Prosecutors said the … more
Tens of thousands of protesters have flocked to Tel Aviv and cities across Israel to vent their opposition to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s far-right government and its divisive plan to … more
Extreme heat has sent temperatures soaring in Thailand as authorities warn people to stay indoors. The Meteorological Department says the highest temperature in the next 24 hours could reach 43 … more
The campaign for Greece’s May 21 national election has officially opened with the dissolution of the parliament that was elected in July 2019. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with President … more
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