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Spanish doctors hope beach trips can help ICU virus patients

A medical team at Hospital del Mar — theHospital of the Seas — is seeing if beach trips can help COVID-19 patients after long ICU stays

05 Sep 2020 2:56 PM

Russia publishes virus vaccine results, weeks after approval

Developers said the vaccine appeared to be safe and to prompt an antibody response in all 40 people tested in the second phase of the study

05 Sep 2020 1:00 PM

NATO agrees Russia’s Navalny was poisoned using nerve agent

German authorities have said that tests showed that he had been poisoned with a chemical nerve agent from the Novichok group

05 Sep 2020 12:20 PM

Frenchman to livestream own death in right-to-die case

Alain Cocq had written to president Macron to be permitted for euthanasia but he wrote back to him saying its not allowed under French law

04 Sep 2020 4:18 PM

NATO to have urgent meet on poisoning of Navalny

Western leaders have demanded answers from Kremlin after Berlin said there was evidence that he had been afflicted by the infamous Novichok

04 Sep 2020 2:46 PM


Six young climate activists are taking 33 countries to court

The six filed a claim to hold the countries accountable for their inadequate efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions

04 Sep 2020 1:07 PM

Still ablaze, this year's Arctic wildfires set new CO2 emission records

Siberia and the Arctic Circle are prone to large year-on-year temperature fluctuations, but persistence of this year's warm spell is unusual

03 Sep 2020 3:01 PM

Belarusian journalists face charges for covering protests

The Lukashenko-led government had earlier revoked the accreditation of many Belarusian journalists and deported some foreign journalists

03 Sep 2020 11:13 AM

Germany says Soviet-era nerve agent used on Russia's Navalny

The findings — which experts say point strongly to Russian state involvement — added to tensions between Russia and the West

03 Sep 2020 8:40 AM

Putin to host Belarus' Alexander Lukashenko in Moscow

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin will visit Minsk on Thursday, after weeks of protests against a disputed presidential election

02 Sep 2020 3:54 PM


Reform swiftly or face consequences: Macron to Lebanese leaders

Macron said targeted sanctions could be imposed in case of proven corruption and would be coordinated with the European Union

02 Sep 2020 12:44 PM

Charlie Hebdo reprints Muhammad caricatures as terror trial begins

The 2015 attacks against Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket, touched off a wave of killings claimed by the ISIS across Europe

02 Sep 2020 9:20 AM

Berlin halts 'anti-corona' rally as European cities protest mask mandates

Coronavirus cases continue to rise in Germany, with daily new infection numbers reaching highs not seen since April

30 Aug 2020 3:40 PM

France’s horses killed in mysterious ritual-like mutilations

Theories abound as to whether mutilations are a morbid rite of an unknown cult or a chilling 'challenge' relayed by social media

30 Aug 2020 9:45 AM

Belarus revokes accreditations of journalists covering protests for foreign media

Lukashenko had earlier threatened to expel foreign journalists, accusing them of inciting protests against him before the election

30 Aug 2020 9:13 AM


Riot in Sweden after Danish leader banned from Quran-burning rally

About 300 people were on the streets of Malmo with violence escalating as the evening wore on, according to police and local media

29 Aug 2020 3:53 PM

'Putin, have some tea': Russian city holds eighth anti-Kremlin protest

Some also expressed solidarity with opponents of Belarusian leader Lukashenko who have been staging public protests for weeks now

29 Aug 2020 12:27 PM

Warsaw zoo tests effect of hemp oil on elephants' stress

Zoo veterinarian says hemp oil, also known as CBD, or cannabidiol oil, has been shown to reduce anxiety and stress in other animals

29 Aug 2020 10:20 AM

Young blogger mobilises protest against Belarus dictator

Stepan Svetlov's NEXTA Live, a Telegram channel with 2.1 mm subscribers helps mobilise protesters and shares information from the ground

29 Aug 2020 9:41 AM

EU to blacklist up to 20 Belarus officials to press Lukashenko

Belarus' opposition says the poll was rigged and the EU, among others, disputes the results

28 Aug 2020 3:37 PM