×
A
A
A
Settings

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul declared a state disaster emergency Friday night over the continued spread of monkeypox, according to CNBC. She said the emergency declaration would lead to swifter response and better vaccination distribution. It came a day after the New York State Commissioner ...

World 2022-07-30 17:17:00

The founder and the CEO of a Moscow hostel, where eight people died in a fire early on Friday, have been detained, the Russian Investigative Committee’s Moscow department said on its website on Saturday, according to TASS. "As was reported earlier, a fire broke out inside a hostel <…> in Moscow ...

World 2022-07-30 16:07:00

Trapped homeowners swam to safety and others were rescued by boat as record flash flooding killed at least 16 people in Kentucky and swamped entire Appalachian towns, prompting a frenzied search for survivors Friday through some of the poorest communities in ...

World 2022-07-30 14:18:00

Spain and Brazil reported their first monkeypox-related deaths on Friday, marking what are thought to be the first fatalities linked to the current outbreak outside of Africa, according to France 24. Spain is one of the world's worst-hit countries, with ...

World 2022-07-30 13:31:00

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili on Friday expressed “deep sorrow” over the deaths of the crew, rescuers and first aid responders onboard the border police helicopter that crashed in the winter resort town of Gudauri in the north on Friday ...

World 2022-07-30 12:38:00

At least 53 people have been killed in recent flash floods in different Iranian provinces, a senior Iranian rescue and relief official said on Friday, according to Xinhua. Mehdi Vallipour, head of the Relief ...

World 2022-07-30 12:16:00

Türkiye on Friday voiced concerns over Germany’s counterterrorism efforts and said it expects concrete steps, according to Anadolu Agency. “We see an increase in (terror group) PKK’s activities in Germany, and have conveyed Türkiye’s concerns ...

World 2022-07-30 10:06:00

A Georgian border police helicopter on a rescue operation in the winter resort town of Gudauri in the north of the country lost control and crashed in a ravine on Friday, the Georgian Interior Ministry said, according to Agenda.ge. The MIA said the helicopter had been carrying rescuers of the Emergency Management Service ...

World 2022-07-29 19:50:00

The mayor of San Francisco announced a state of emergency Thursday over the growing number of monkeypox cases, allowing officials to cut through red tape and fight a public health crisis reminiscent of the AIDS epidemic that began devastating the city in the 1980s, according to AP. “We are at a very scary place. And we don’t want to be ignored by the federal government in our need ...

World 2022-07-29 17:53:00

Japan and the United States are expected to agree on joint research for next-generation semiconductors to establish a secure source of the vital components during economic talks between the allies, Japanese media said on Friday, according to Reuters ...

World 2022-07-29 17:36:00

A car accident in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Thursday killed two Israeli tourists and left five injured, the Israeli foreign ministry said, according to AP. According to the Israeli emergency services, the injured were transported to hospitals in Israel; none suffered life-threatening ...

World 2022-07-29 16:05:00

Scientists have found more than 30 potentially new species living at the bottom of the sea, according to The Guardian. Researchers from the UK’s Natural History Museum used a remotely operated vehicle to collect specimens from the ...

World 2022-07-29 15:27:00

At least eight people were killed and four others sustained injuries in the latest heavy rainfall and flooding in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province, the provincial government said Thursday, according to Xinhua ...

World 2022-07-29 13:55:00

The owner of an underwater oil pipeline that spilled some 25,000 gallons of crude into the ocean off Southern California last year will pay nearly $1 million in cleanup costs, according to AP. The Orange County Board of Supervisors on ...

World 2022-07-29 12:52:00

Archaeologists and hospital staff in England work together as they perform CT scans on the head of an ancient Egyptian mummy, which was discovered in the 1820s and is 2,700 years old, according to Egypt Today. A decapitated Egyptian mummy's head discovered in an attic in England has ...

World 2022-07-29 10:23:00

Scientists have discovered a series of mysterious holes on the Atlantic Ocean floor and asked internet users to offer their theories as to how these holes were formed, according to Indian NDTV. Taking to Facebook, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...

World 2022-07-28 17:03:00

Russia’s Federal Agency for Air Transport (Rosaviatsiya) has extended restrictions on flights to 11 airports in the southern and central part of the country, the agency’s press service said, according to TASS. "Temporary flight restrictions to 11 airports in southern and central Russia ...

World 2022-07-28 16:48:00

Montenegro has begun to freeze real estate owned by Russian nationals, according to a corresponding document published on the government’s website on Wednesday, TASS reports. Montenegro’s Interior Minister Filip Adzic said on June 10 that 44 real estate ...

World 2022-07-28 15:34:00

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country was "ready to mobilise" its nuclear deterrent in any future military clash with the United States and South Korea, state media said Thursday, according to AFP. Washington and Seoul have repeatedly warned that Pyongyang is preparing to carry out its seventh nuclear test ...

World 2022-07-28 14:28:00

Flash flood caused by heavy rains on Wednesday night killed five people and injured nine others in Imamzadeh Davood, northern Tehran, according to IRNA. Shaheen Fathi, the CEO of Tehran Province Red Crescent Society ...

World 2022-07-28 13:12:00