At 23:00 GMT on Friday, January 31, the UK will officially end its 47-year membership of the European Union London, United Kingdom – After more than three years of political wrangling, the departure of two prime ministers, and dozens of furious protests across the United Kingdom, Brexit... Read more
The coronavirus outbreak claimed its first victim in Beijing, according to authorities Public health experts in Hong Kong on Monday raised alarms that there could be thousands more carriers of a deadly new coronavirus in China and called for the enforcement of “draconian” travel curbs to prevent... Read more
Hong Kong has announced plans to slash cross-border travel between the city and mainland China as the new coronavirus continues to spread. More than 100 people have now died in China, with confirmed infections surging to more than 4,500. High-speed trains and ferries that cross the border will be... Read more
Drivers were stranded on the M74 for several hours overnight as heavy snow hit parts of Scotland. Commuters are facing wintry conditions with snow and ice affecting some parts of the country. The Met Office has issued yellow warnings of snow and ice for most of the country and... Read more
Information in German, English and Chinese languages about the Novel Coronavirus 2019-nCoV are on display at the Tegel airport in Berlin on January 26, 2020 Germany has become the second European country after France to confirm its first case of coronavirus. The health ministry in the southern... Read more
Libya was thrown into turmoil following the killing of longtime leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 Berlin, Germany – The two leading parties in Libya‘s war, as well as representatives from their foreign backers and other nations, are expected to gather in Germany on Sunday for a highly-anticipated... Read more
World’s Shortest Man Khagendra Thapa Magar Dies
Khagendra Thapa Magar was first declared the world’s shortest man in 2010 after his 18th birthday The world’s shortest man who could walk, as verified by Guinness World Records, died on Friday at a hospital in Nepal, his family said. Khagendra Thapa Magar, who measured 67.08cm (two... Read more
New openings on the slope of the volcano, the widening of road cracks in nearby towns, and a receding shoreline around Taal Lake could also indicate bigger eruptions, experts said The number of residents displaced by an erupting volcano in the northern Philippines has risen to 162,000,... Read more
Alvim, who has disavowed Nazism, has defended his speech as merely a ‘rhetorical coincidence’ Outrage has rained on Brazil‘s government from across the political spectrum after the culture secretary used language similar to that of Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels in launching an arts initiative focused on... Read more
The latest outbreak centred around a seafood market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan The number of people infected by a mystery SARS-like virus that has killed two people in China is likely hundreds more than officially reported, researchers have said on Friday. The news comes... Read more