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Exclusive drone footage of the collapsed Ukrainian dam and surrounding villages under Russian occupation show the ruined structure falling into the flooded river and hundreds of submerged homes, … more
A train is being recovered from an Austrian tunnel where it got stuck when a fire broke out, forcing rescuers to evacuate the 151 people on board. The regional government in Tyrol province said that … more
France’s interior minister says an attacker with a knife injured children and others in a town in the Alps. Gerald Darmanin says the attack took place in a square in the lakeside town of Annecy on … more
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has arrived in the flood-hit region of Kherson to evaluate response to damage caused by a dam breach. The Ukrainian leader wrote on his Telegram account that … more
Pope Francis has spent a good first night in the hospital following a three-hour operation to remove intestinal scar tissue and repair a hernia in his abdominal wall. Doctors say Wednesday’s … more
The main suspect in the 2005 disappearance of Alabama student Natalee Holloway is expected to be handed over to U.S. officials in Peru and flown to the United States on Thursday. Joran van der … more
Haiti’s inmates are thirsty and starving in severely overcrowded jails, many forced to sleep standing up. The United Nations says 185 inmates died in Haiti last year — many of … more
South Korea's Truth and Reconciliation Commission will investigate 237 more cases of South Korean adoptees who suspect their family origins were manipulated to facilitate their adoptions in Europe … more
Australia's government plans legislation to ban swastikas and other Nazi symbols nationwide except for religious, educational and certain other uses. Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus said Thursday that … more
Against all odds, the remaining handful of Mexico’s endangered vaquita porpoises are holding on in their only habitat in the Gulf of California. That's according to a new research expedition report … more
The Vatican says Pope Francis has emerged after a three-hour abdominal surgery with no complications. He was admitted Wednesday to a Rome hospital for a procedure to open up his abdomen after … more
Pope Francis' surgery to repair a hernia in his abdominal wall has raised questions about what happens to papal power when Francis is unconscious or unable to lead the church. The answer is: nothing. … more
PARIS (AP) — Two weeks ago, before the start of play at the French Open, the brackets were set for the tournament, and one possible semifinal matchup immediately demanded attention: No. 1 Carlos … more
Greece's Culture Ministry says archaeologists excavating a hilltop sanctuary on the Aegean Sea island of Kythnos have discovered “countless” pottery offerings left by ancient worshippers over the … more
The fallout from the breach of a river dam along a frontline of Russia’s war in Ukraine continues to wreak havoc on lives, livelihoods and the environment. The dramatic rupture of the Kakhovka dam … more
The soccer world is waiting for Lionel Messi's decision. The Argentina great is essentially a free agent after bidding adieu to Paris Saint-Germain. The big question now is surrounding where will the … more
An Australia surfer who was jailed for attacking several people while drunk and naked in Indonesia’s deeply conservative Muslim province of Aceh will be deported to his country after he agreed to … more
Pope Francis is going the hospital for surgery on his intestine, two years after he had 33 centimeters (13 inches) of his colon removed because of an inflammation and narrowing of the large … more
Parkeru Ntereka lost almost half of his goat herd to hungry lions that wandered into his pen located near Kenya’s iconic Amboseli national park. The 56-year-old’s loss made headlines in the east … more
Japanese writer Haruki Murakami says walls are increasingly built and dividing people and countries as fear and skepticism flourish following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the COVID-19 pandemic. … more
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