China targets PM Boris Johnson after suggestion coronavirus could have spread from grinding pangolin

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China has accused Boris Johnson of engaging in "groundless conjecture" after he suggested that coronavirus could have spread from people grinding up the...

Massive Italian mafia trial begins against ‘ndrangheta mob

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A maxi-trial opened Wednesday in southern Italy against the ‘ndrangheta crime syndicate, arguably the world's richest criminal organization that quietly amassed power in...

South Korean sect leader acquitted of violating coronavirus rules after outbreak

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A South Korean court has acquitted a religious sect leader of charges that he deliberately disrupted the government’s anti-virus response early last year...

Kremlin foe Navalny says he will fly home despite threats

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Top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said Wednesday he would go home to Russia over the weekend despite the Russian prison service's latest motion...

Intense Israeli airstrikes in east Syria said to kill dozens

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Israeli warplanes carried out intense airstrikes on eastern Syria early Wednesday, apparently targeting positions and arms depots of Iran-backed fighters. Dozens of fighters...

Maduro remains Venezuela's president two years after the US declared him 'illegitimate'

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Two years ago, the Trump administration government took a bold stance when it declared that it was no longer recognizing Nicolas Maduro as the legitimate...

WHO confirms that it will visit Wuhan in coronavirus investigation

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The World Health Organization has confirmed that it will visit the city of Wuhan during its investigation in China into the origins of...

North Korea's Kim Jong Un solidifies one-man rule amid nuclear arsenal threat

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was given the title of general secretary of the ruling Workers’ Party formerly held by his late...

Divers recover 'black box' from crashed Indonesia plane

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Indonesian navy divers searching the ocean floor on Tuesday recovered a "black box" from a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java...

Pope Francis to receive COVID-19 vaccine this week

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Pope Francis will receive the coronavirus vaccine this week, he revealed during an interview on Italian TV. Speaking with TG5 news, the pope...