Brazil's Bolsonaro calls surging Amazon fires a 'lie', despite data produced by his own government showing that thousands of fires are surging across the region
'Everyone else is doing it': Social conformity a top motive for Japanese to wear masks
The death toll from the coronavirus across many Russian regions could be many times higher than official statistics show. Experts pointed to systemic underreporting of deaths, and highlighted a complex incentive structure and political relationship between the Kremlin and Russia’s governors
Archaeologists say they have found ancient banana farms once managed by Australia's Indigenous peoples. The sites, which date back 2,145 years, were found on a tiny island north of the mainland in the Torres Strait.
Taiwan Plans to Shift Medical Supply Chain Away from China
UK crashes into deepest recession of any major economy
Multi-million-dollar bribes from a Brazilian construction giant financed the presidential campaign that brought Mexico's Enrique Pena Nieto to power. The explosive allegations came from Emilio Lozoya, who was Pena Nieto's chief international strategist prior to the 2012 election
Germany furious after 3 GOP senators threatened small port with ‘crushing’ sanctions for helping Russian ships build gas line across Europe
Japan PM sparks anger with near-identical speeches in Hiroshima and Nagasaki - ‘It’s the same every year. He talks gibberish and leaves,’ says one survivor after plagiarism app detects 93% match in speeches given days apart
Belarus police admit using live rounds in clashes with protesters
Police continues to beat protesters in Belarus. EU meeting on Friday to discuss possible sanctions
Bees slower, sicker and living shorter lives because of air pollution, study suggests - Vital pollinators found to be carrying toxic metals including lead, tungsten and arsenic along with pollen
Germany says Russian COVID-19 vaccine has not been sufficiently tested
'Officers told 'lie after lie' in assault case'
European banks urged to stop funding oil trade in Amazon | Amazon rainforest
Polish LGBTQ groups are calling for international pressure on their government to release a prominent activist, amid growing outrage over the recent mass detention of protesters in a confrontation being dubbed “the Polish Stonewall”.
Outcry in Somalia as new bill would allow child marriage
'Hundreds dead' because of Covid-19 misinformation, many from drinking methanol or alcohol-based cleaning products
Lithuania allows Belarusians to enter 'for humanitarian purposes'
Bolsonaro says Amazon fires a 'lie', Brazil's government data shows otherwise
Congress has secretly blocked US arms sales to Turkey for nearly two years
Brussels makes face masks mandatory to stop virus spread
New dinosaur related to T. rex discovered on Isle of Wight (UK)
New Zealand considers freight as possible source of new coronavirus cluster
Last decade was Earth's hottest on record as climate crisis accelerates