Twitter Killer of Japan sentenced to death

A Japanese man dubbed the “Twitter Killer" was sentenced to death by a Tokyo court on Tuesday for murdering and dismembering nine people he...

Jail for virus pranks: April Fools’ Day goes unnoticed amidst pandemic

It may be the global day for pranks but with the world under assault from the deadly coronavirus pandemic many governments on Wednesday were...

Coronavirus: Will Japan Olympics take place? Tokyo governor answers

Cancelling the 2020 Olympics is "unthinkable" although the classification of the coronavirus as a pandemic will likely have some impact on the Games, the...

Operation Spring Awakening: Germany’s Final Assault of World War II

Seventy-five years ago, on 6 March 1945, the Third Reich launched what was to be its final great offensive of World War II, called...

Love boat: Valentine’s Day on a quarantine cruise

"Cupid's avocado" for dinner, heart-shaped messages for the crew, but also painful separation: for those trapped on board the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship,...

Liberia’s Sportsman turned President George Weah fails to fulfill his promises

George Manneh Oppong Weah (born 1st October, 1966) is a Liberian politician and former professional footballer currently serving as the 25th President of Liberia,...

Libyan state oil firm warns against export blockade

Libya's National Oil Company warned Friday against threats to block oil exports, the war-torn country's main income source, two days before a Berlin conference...

Hiroshima survivors tell pope of attack ‘hell’

Survivors of the nuclear attack on Hiroshima told Pope Francis on Sunday of the "scene of hell" after the bombing, as the pontiff hit...

Student Dies in a Hong Kong Protest Clash

A Hong Kong student who fell from a car park while police and protesters were clashing last weekend has died, hospital officials said Friday,...

Ethiopia PM Abiy wins Nobel Peace Prize for mending ties with Eritrea

Hailed as a visionary and reformer, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to resolve the...

Scientists may be able to save the Northern White Rhinos after all

Anadolu | Scientists may be able to save the northern white rhinos from extinction after successfully harvesting two eggs from the last two remaining animals....

In rural Tunisia, inheritance reform offers women rare boost

AFP | Tunisian divorcee Latifa counts herself lucky she has a modest home that boasts a neat vegetable garden, a fig tree, and a pomegranate...