The European Union on Monday welcomed Belgium’s decision to slaughter thousands of healthy pigs to isolate and eradicate an outbreak of swine fever.
A solo Indian sailor adrift at sea thousands of kilometres (miles) from dry land with a serious back injury was safely rescued from his stricken yacht Monday after an international search effort.
An Egyptian court on Monday upheld death sentences for 20 Islamists convicted of killing 13 policemen during violent unrest after the military overthrow of president Mohamed Morsi in 2013.
Conservationists on Monday slammed the baiting and killing of sharks at a popular Great Barrier Reef tourist spot after two swimmers were attacked, saying the policy was brutal and indiscriminate.
Two charities on Sunday lambasted Italy for pressuring Panama into revoking its flag from migrant rescue ship Aquarius, warning the move deals a “major blow” to humanitarian missions off Europe’s southern coasts.
US lawmakers drew battle lines Sunday ahead of a dramatic showdown over the fate of Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, after a university professor who accuses the judge of sexual assault agreed to testify in the Senate.
Liverpool secured a sixth straight win at the opening of a league season for the first time in 28 years to pull clear in the Premier League title race as Chelsea stumbled for the first time this season at West Ham on Sunday.
A pair of young orangutans, baby crocodiles and rare birds were among over 400 animals rescued from a boat off Malaysia as they were being smuggled from neighbouring Indonesia, officials said Monday.
The sandy cove along California’s picturesque coast beckons visitors to what is supposed to be a public beach. But the imposing gate, the security guard and the annual $100 access fee tell a different story.
President Donald Trump’s latest round of punitive tariffs on China took effect on Monday, adding $200 billion in Chinese imports to the escalating trade war that is clouding the global economic horizon.
Determined to go green, Oslo is slowly but surely ridding its city centre of motorists, angering some who say the “war on cars” is putting the brakes on individual freedoms.