Hours after officials confirmed the first death in the U.S. from the coronavirus, President Donald J. Trump moved on Saturday to calm public fears and demonstrate aggressive action against the illness.
For the past 3 years, Henrique "Hicu" Motta, a rowing coach, has created unlikely success stories in a sport long associated with the privileged. But immigration authorities rejected his bid for a green card.
After a string of dangerous incidents involving e-cigarettes, consumers have been told not to leave their de*ices charging overnight or to buy cheap replacement batteries, in an attempt to protect users.
The United Kingdom, Turkey and the United States have been asked to open police investigations into alleged war crimes committed by the United Arab Emirates and its mercenaries in Yemen in 2015 and 2019, and arrest Emirati officials under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Nigerian authorities have announced increased emergency measures to contain the latest outbreak of Lassa fever in the West African country, following the death of 29 people this month from the viral disease.
Amid a mounting backlash over her objection to later terminations on the grounds of disability, the Labour leadership frontrunner said that although she prayed to God every day she disagreed with “many” of the Church’s teachings.
The Ukrainian International Airlines Boeing 737-800, flying to Kyiv and carrying mostly Iranians and Iranian-Canadians, crashed shortly after taking off on Wednesday from Tehran's Imam Khomeini airport, killing all 176 on board.
Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger reported being targeted by monkey chants during the second half of the 2-0 win at Tottenham - where there were three stadium announcements saying that "racist behaviour among spectators is interfering with the game".
Tens of thousands of civilians have fled Syria's Idlib province to the Turkish border, after an increase in bombings by Russia-backed government forces, creating a new humanitarian challenge as the winter season arrives.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has accused, without providing evidence, Hollywood actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio of financing nonprofit groups that he claimed are partly responsible for fires in the Amazon rainforest this year.
Mourning families on Wednesday received 16 bodies of the 39 Vietnamese migrants found dead in the back of a lorry in Essex last month, amid crowdfunding campaigns to help debt-laden relatives bring their remains home. This is heartbreaking .
“Customers say, ‘Now we have to buy fresh air?’” said the owner of the bar Oxy Pure in New Delhi. “I tell them, ‘Do you not also pay for a bottle of clean drinking water, something you did not do 20 years ago?’”
After 3 and a half days scouring the Gulf of Mexico without success, rescue teams faced the grim reality: The sergeant was unlikely to have survived that long unaided. Their mission was no longer to rescue him, but to recover his body.
“If you look at our lives from the outside it looks like one thing,” says Mark. “It’s a kind of chimera really. I live in a nice flat in Islington, but I don’t own it. I’m cruising around London in a lovely Mercedes, which is a minicab that the bank owns 90 per cent of.”
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand announced plans for sweeping new restrictions on gun ownership. The changes include a mandatory gun registry and a ban on gun purchases by foreign visitors.
The Independent Group for Change has sacked all but one of its members of staff following its poor performance in the European elections, The Sunday Telegraph has learned. Independent Group for Change now only employs one member of staff, down from ten.
Emmanuel Macron was the victor once the smoke of 27 hours of intense summit negotiations cleared in Brussels to reveal the nominations for the EU’s most influential posts for the next five years. Emmanuel Macron's victory came with a cost.
It is a matter of economic fact that, when Vladimir Putin says that liberalism is obsolete, he is talking the most tremendous tripe. "If we want to uphold liberal values, we must leave by October 31 – and we will."
"We felt that alone (single nation bids), we will never have the chance to host the World Cup. Maybe (with) all Asean together, we will be able to hold the World Cup," Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad said.
Sudan’s deposed dictator, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, was taken from a prison in the capital Khartoum to face corruption charges on Sunday in his first public appearance since he was ousted from power in April.
For the past week, I have been tracking an invisible enemy. "If a supermarket were selling products that were resulting in 40,000 deaths a year, we’d close them down. Air pollution results in that many."
The rush of pleasure that comes with a cold drink might feel like a sign from your body that you've done the right thing, a reward for remedying your dehydration. But that pleasing sensation isn't actually linked to your real need for a drink.
"You know the moment in a horror movie when the characters are going about their business and nothing bad has happened to them yet, but there seem to be ominous signs everywhere that only you, the viewer, notice?," "That’s what watching global financial markets the last couple of weeks has felt like."
“By far the biggest threat to birds and mammals is humankind - with habitats being destroyed due to our impact on the planet, such as deforestation, hunting, intensive farming, urbanisation and the effects of global warming."
"Cameron was leader of the Party for 11 years, and PM for six. That’s a return the Conservatives would be thrilled to bank again now. With Hancock, it’s possible they could," writes Harry de Quetteville
Before I went to a dinner party in Kensington last week, I got a message from the hostess: "I am sorry to tell Remainers this, but millions of prosperous, university-educated people, many of whom have travelled and worked across the world, are in favour of Brexit,"