17.11.2019 12:37 pm
Unlike in 2015 when there were bomb attacks and shootings, this election was relatively peaceful by the standards of Sri Lanka’s fiery politics.
Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who spearheaded the brutal crushing of the Tamil Tigers 10 years ago, stormed to victory Sunday in Sri Lanka's presidential elections, seven months after Islamist extremist attacks killed 269 people.
China’s first pet detective has reunited around 1,000 missing pets with their owners since he launched his business seven years ago.
Many have blamed the disaster on global warming and warned that Italy must wake up to the risks posed by ever more volatile seasons.
Native wildlife has also been badly hit by the bushfires, with conservationists estimating that hundreds of koalas have perished.
Police accused protesters of turning the Chinese University of Hong Kong, one of the city’s most prestigious campuses, into a ‘weapons factory’.
‘We’re not causing the problems, the troubles stem from the government,’ says a protester.
Following the targeted killing of a top militant in Gaza, the two sides had been exchanging fire since Tuesday, and Israel’s military said it recorded more than 350 incoming rockets.
President of the Veneto region Luca Zaia said 80 percent of the city had been submerged, causing ‘unimaginable damage’.
China has insisted it will not buckle to the pressure and warns of even tougher security measures.
Videographic illustrating existing forms of execution around the world.
The impeachment hearings focus on whether Trump threatened to withhold military aid if Ukraine did not investigate Joe Biden.
Senator Jeanine Anez has proclaimed herself acting president after Evo Morales was forced into exile after winning the country’s presidential election.
Israel launched deadly strikes against Islamic Jihad militants early Tuesday, triggering a wave of rocket salvoes and air strikes.
Pig cases are nearly always fatal and there is no antidote or vaccine.