Sofia Bekatorou: Olympic medalist's decision to speak out over alleged 1998 sexual assault sparks public outcry in Greece
Greek Olympic gold medalist Sofia Bekatorou's very public detailing of her alleged sexual assault in 1998 by a high-ranking Hellenic Sailing Federation (HSF) official has sparked an outcry in the Mediterranean country over the way her revelations were initially dealt with.
Serious threat of 'armed, disturbed people' at Biden inauguration, warns ex-FBI boss
Former FBI boss James Comey has told Sky News he is worried about the threat of violence from "armed, disturbed people" at Joe Biden's inauguration.
Incumbent Yoweri Museveni declared winner of Uganda presidential election
Yoweri Museveni has been declared the winner of the Uganda presidential election with 58.64% of the total votes, according to the country's electoral commission.
'This is not justice': supreme court liberals slam Trump's federal executions
Sonia Sotomayor and Stephen Breyer issue stinging dissents Podcast: Trump, the death penalty and America’s racist history The supreme court justices Sonia Sotomayor and Stephen Breyer have excoriated the Trump administration for carrying out its 13th and final federal execution days before the president leaves office. Related: Dustin Higgs becomes 13th and final federal prisoner executed under Trump Continue reading...
Thousands of Hondurans advance on foot in US-bound caravan
About 8,000 people began leaving Honduras early Friday, fleeing violence, poverty and recent natural disasters.
What WHO researchers in Wuhan are trying to learn
The WHO team of international researchers that arrived in the central Chinese city of Wuhan on Thursday hopes to find clues to the origin of the Covid-19 pandemic. The visit has been shrouded in secrecy, with neither China nor the WHO revealing exactly what the team will do or where it will go. The search for the origins is likely to be a years-long effort that could help prevent future pandemics.
Photos: Security measures heightened at U.S. and state capitols ahead of possible protests
Michigan, Virginia, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Washington are among the states that have activated their National Guards to strengthen security.
Column: There's no need to hurry Trump's impeachment trial — accountability is a dish best served cold
Migrant Caravan Heads to US From Honduras, Calls on Biden Administration to 'Honor Its Commitments'
On Tuesday, the outgoing US president, Donald Trump, known for his tough stance on immigration, warned that if his policies are reversed, as Biden has pledged to do, "a tidal wave" of illegal migration will follow.
Capitol Raiders Interrogated by FBI Say Cop Told Them ‘It’s Your House Now’ Out of Fear for His Life
Iranian missiles land within 20 miles of ship, 100 miles from Nimitz strike group in Indian Ocean: officials
Ice cream from China contaminated with coronavirus: report
Three samples of ice cream from a Chinese company tested positive for COVID-19 and thousands of boxes of the dessert have been confiscated as a result, officials said Friday.
Countries are bracing for the impact of more contagious virus variants.
Alongside the variant discovered in Britain, at least three other troubling variants are spreading less widely: one identified in South Africa and two in Brazil.
Guard troops pour into Washington as states answer the call
By the busload and planeload, National Guard troops are pouring into the nation’s capital as governors answer the urgent pleas of U.S. defense officials for more troops to safeguard Washington, even as they keep anxious eyes on possible violent protests in their own states
A lab in Italy reported a cluster of the U.K. coronavirus variant. Four cases grew to 29 before the town was alerted.
The U.S. sent Central American asylum seekers to Guatemala to seek refuge. None were granted asylum, report says.
Head of Germany’s biggest state takes helm of Angela Merkel’s party — and shot to succeed her as chancellor
UN says breakthrough achieved in Libya transition talks
The top U.N. official for Libya says an advisory committee of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum has agreed on a mechanism for choosing a transitional government that would lead the conflict-stricken country to elections late this year
Uganda says President Yoweri Museveni wins a 6th term, as top opposition challenger Bobi Wine alleges rigging