First off, this is not a normal event. In Japan, state funerals are reserved for members of the Imperial Family. Only once, since World War Two, has a politician been given this…
Japanese start-up firms are developing next-generation solar panels and microchips.
“We buy a small dinghy. It costs about $10,000-$20,000,” the people smuggler says. “One of the passengers gets a free trip in return for navigating the boat.…
An artist living in eastern China filmed himself undergoing Covid tests with a camera in his mouth. His latest project, which is compiled of footage of dozens of tests, explores…
When three of Edith and Sébastian’s four children were diagnosed with a genetic disease that will eventually leave them blind, they decided to give their children as many…
The nine-time Grammy winner will headline February’s event in Arizona, the NFL has announced.
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Magnus Carlsen says he wants cheating taken “seriously” as he vows to issue a statement within days.
The minister is under tighter police surveillance after a “serious threat”, federal prosecutors say.
Demonstrators clashed with security officials, in rare violent backlashes against police.
Eight police officers said to be among the victims of the violence in Turkana County on Saturday.
A regional official says Oleksiy Zhuravko, a pro-Russian former Ukrainian lawmaker, died in the strike.
The musician was due to play gigs in Poland but faces outrage over his comments on the Ukraine war.
Rain is beginning to fall, with life-threatening flooding and landslides expected.
Double Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge has broken his own men’s marathon world record at Sunday’s race in Berlin. The 37-year-old Kenyan crossed the line in a time of…
Ukraine says it will not force deserters to return to Russia where they would face prison.
One person is missing after storm Fiona battered the eastern coast, leaving widespread damage.
Radio host Eddie Kadi says stars like Burna Boy have propelled the genre into the mainstream.
James Acton, a nuclear expert at the Carnegie Endowment for International Pace in Washington DC, says: “I am legitimately worried that in that circumstance, Putin might use…
“This museum is not just a Museum for history’s sake. This is an operational museum. We are taking CIA officers [through it], exploring our history, both good and…
Organisers of the football tournament are facing criticism over a lack of affordable accommodation.
Italians are deciding whether to choose their most right-wing government since World War Two.
A selection of striking images from our readers around the world.
The nuclear-powered USS Ronald Reagan docked in the southern port city of Busan on Friday, to take part in joint drills off South Korea’s east coast. The exercises are for…
In the 1970s, an international campaign demanded that governments recognise the value of unpaid work done in the home, primarily by women. Founded in Italy by Mariarosa Dalla…
The launch of the American space agency’s big new Moon rocket is being delayed for the third time.
Over 700 people were arrested at protests across the country on Saturday, rights groups said.
Sanders was known for his expressive style and played with some of the great names in jazz.
Analysts have cited supply chains as a reason why Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has faltered.
Ebrahim Raisi pledges to “deal decisively” after an eighth straight night of protests across Iran.