Australia plans to halt the loss of any more species and end its status as "the mammal extinction capital of the world", its government says. More than 100 threatened animals and plants - including iconic species like the koala - will be..
At least 174 people have died in a crush at an Indonesian football match that has become one of the world's worst stadium disasters. About 180 were also hurt in the aftermath of home team Arema FC's loss to bitter rivals at the overcrowded..
Gas leaks along Gazprom-led (GAZP.MM) Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines are very likely the result of state action, Swedish energy minister Khashayar Farmanbar said on Friday. "It's very likely that it has been done deliberately and..
Drone footage showed the damage left by Hurricane Ian in the city of Fort Myers on Florida's Gulf Coast on Thursday, where boats were washed ashore and left lodged between buildings. <blockquote class="instagram-media" d..
Protests continued in several cities across Iran on Thursday against the death of young woman in police custody, state and social media reported, as a human rights group said at least 83 people had been killed in nearly two weeks of demonstrations. ..
Indian police are searching for a teacher accused of beating a low-caste pupil to death over a spelling mistake, officers said on Tuesday. The incident has led to violent protests. Nikhil Dohre, 15, was struck with a rod and kicked until h..
An Iranian rights activist has been sentenced to three years and eight months in prison for protesting the country’s mandatory hijab rules, her lawyer said. Activist Melika Qaragozlu was arrested for appearing on a social media video without..
Giorgia Meloni won a clear majority in Sunday’s Italian election, based on partial results on Monday, setting her up to become the country’s first female prime minister — at the head of the most right-wing government since the ..
With flowers, prayers and a 19-gun salute, Japan honoured slain former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday at the first state funeral for a former premier in 55 years - a ceremony that has become as controversial as he was in life. The ceremony s..