2021-03-10 21:03:45
A grandmother's tip-off over fears for her drug-addicted grandson has led anti-mafia police in Italy to arrest 33 people for alleged drug trafficking and for possession of illegal weapons in the southern region of Calabria.
2021-03-10 21:03:33
There is no evidence so far to link the death and illness of two people in Austria to their vaccination with AstraZeneca's Covid-19 jab, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has said after a preliminary review of the batch used.
2021-03-10 18:03:54
The Prophet Mohammed described seeing it, 17th century astronomer Cassini studied it, and now Danish scientists working for NASA say they've cracked the mystery of 'false dawns' and it's down to Martian dust leaking into space.
2021-03-10 18:03:39
The executive director of UNICEF has said the agency needs a further $1 billion of funding to ensure it can supply Covid-19 vaccines through the COVAX program and support healthcare systems in the world's poorest nations.
2021-03-10 18:03:39
The Norwegian Parliament has been hit by another cyberattack just six months after its IT systems were previously compromised, its administrative chief Marianne Andreassen said in a statement on Wednesday.
2021-03-10 18:03:36
Popular short-video platform TikTok has unveiled a series of new features it says have been designed to encourage positivity on the platform and crack down on abusive comments.
2021-03-10 18:03:15
The world's top digital asset, bitcoin, continued to rally on Wednesday, pushing above $56,000. The surge comes as major pullback in US government-bond yields sparks demand for risky assets like cryptocurrencies.
2021-03-10 17:03:42
Libya's parliament has given its approval to Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibeh's cabinet during a vote in the war-torn city of Sirte, with representatives overwhelmingly backing the motion by 132 votes to two.
2021-03-10 17:03:18
Protesters have occupied three of France's national theaters in opposition to coronavirus shutdowns, as cultural spaces have remained closed since the country's lockdown began in October.
2021-03-10 16:03:55
Alrosa, the world's leading diamond-mining company by volume, sold $361 million-worth of rough diamonds and $12 million-worth of polished gems in February, according to a report just published.
2021-03-10 16:03:48
The Covid vaccine rollouts and stimulus optimism lifted stock markets this week while gold prices have taken a hit as volatility has begun to wane.
2021-03-10 16:03:09
Activists from the environmental group Greenpeace paraglided onto the top of the European Central Bank's (ECB) press building on Wednesday, unveiling a banner protesting the bank's links to fossil fuel polluters.
2021-03-10 15:03:35
The Elys'e Palace has said it doesn't support the idea of a health passport that would allow inoculated people in France and Israel to make obstacle-free round trips, claiming an EU agreement with Israel would be preferable.
2021-03-10 14:03:42
The German health minister has confirmed that there will be a boost in Covid-19 vaccination in April but admitted the increase won?t be as considerable as people might be hoping for.
2021-03-10 14:03:36
The shares of video game retailer GameStop continued to rally on Wednesday, after hitting the highest point since the end of January, and pushing the company's market cap back above $17 billion.
2021-03-10 14:03:15
Two separate non-peer-reviewed studies looking into the use and effectiveness of Vitamin D against Covid infection have both reached the same conclusion: there's no clear benefit to using supplements.
2021-03-10 13:03:52
Beijing has dismissed US allegations of genocide in its Xinjiang region as 'absolutely ridiculous and completely contrary to the facts,' and said it's the lawmakers in Washington who should be wearing the 'hat of genocide.?
2021-03-10 13:03:34
A Swedish feminist group, which says 'no woman should pay damages to her rapist,' is soliciting donations to cover fines that courts imposed as part of successful defamation prosecutions.
2021-03-10 13:03:23
Provocative tweets posted by Elon Musk that focus on cryptocurrencies have turned into a real call to arms for Americans taking their first steps in trading. An online poll reveals 37 percent of those surveyed follow his messages.
2021-03-10 12:03:45
Security forces surrounded the offices of railway staff in Myanmar in the latest military crackdown on protestors, as a general strike rages on with businesses closed in opposition to the February 1 coup.
2021-03-10 11:03:35
A new report by ratings firm CRISIL said India's GDP growth is expected to rebound to 11 percent next fiscal year, as the rollout of Covid vaccinations and ?investment-focused government spending converge.?
2021-03-10 10:03:55
Russia exported 79 million tons of food products last year, worth $30.7 billion, the AgroExport center under the country's Ministry of Agriculture said in its latest report.
2021-03-10 03:03:01
Dramatic charges by tabloid Bild that RT reporters worked as spies in Germany are sure to mesh well with prevailing narratives about Russia in NATO states, host and commentator Afshin Rattansi said as RT prepares a lawsuit.
2021-03-10 00:03:00
Greek police deployed tear gas and clashed with demonstrators in the Nea Smyrni suburb of Athens after several thousand people took to the streets on Tuesday, angered by footage of the recent brutal arrest of a local man.
2021-03-09 23:03:49
Beijing has summoned the British ambassador to China, Caroline Wilson, over an article she penned about the Chinese government's alleged misrepresentation of the international media, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Tuesday.