England call uncapped Northampton lock Ribbans into squad
David Ribbans replaces the injured Courtney Lawes in the England squad for the rest of the Six Nations.
German doctors broach ‘taboo’ subject of Covid toll on minority groups
Anecdotal evidence suggests Muslims over-represented in ICUs, but Germany has no official data Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage German doctors are reportedly concerned about the large proportion of people from minority ethnic backgrounds among coronavirus patients in intensive care, citing a lack of proper communication with Muslim communities in particular about the dangers of the disease. Lothar Wieler, the head of the Robert Koch Institute, Germany’s disease co...
Pope Francis will still travel to Iraq despite rocket attack: 'We can't disappoint'
Pope Francis is pushing ahead with the first papal trip to Iraq despite rising coronavirus infections, hoping to encourage the country’s dwindling number of Christians who were violently persecuted during the Islamic State's insurgency while seeking to boost ties with the Shiite Muslim world.
Dutch police investigate explosion at COVID-19 testing site
Dutch police on Wednesday responded to an explosion at a COVID-19 testing site just prior to its opening, according to reports.
Russia says new Western sanctions 'absolutely unacceptable'
The European Union and the United States introduced fresh penalties against senior Russian officials Tuesday over the poisoning of Kremlin critic Navalny, who was jailed last month after recovering in Germany from exposure to the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok.
McManus: The Republican Party's biggest problem is spelled T-R-U-M-P
The former president's threat to wreak revenge in the 2022 midterm elections against Republicans who weren't loyal to him could be a gift to Democrats.
Video: Myanmar police hold AP journalist in chokehold
A video of the arrest of Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw as he was photographing Myanmar security forces charging at anti-coup protesters shows him being held in a chokehold as handcuffs are placed on him
International Criminal Court prosecutor launches investigation into alleged crimes in the Palestinian territories
Doctor reacts to US states ending mask mandates: "It goes against science"
Texas and Mississippi's governors announced they are lifting mask mandates and allowing businesses to open at full capacity, a move which worries health experts amid the Covid-19 pandemic. CNN's Lucy Kafanov has the latest.
Right-wing misinformation on Facebook is more engaging than its left-wing counterpart, research finds
TikTok empowered these plus-sized women, then took down some of their posts. They still don't know why
After losing her marketing job due to the pandemic and then gaining 40 pounds, Remi Bader, 25, began spending more time on TikTok. She built up a following by posting about clothing items not fitting her correctly and her struggle to find larger sizes in New York City stores.
Bezalel Smotrich calls Reform, Conservative Jews 'brothers'
Religious Zionist Party leader praises Anglo immigrants to Israel for "knowing what it means to pay a price for their values"
Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines 'highly effective' at preventing hospital admissions in over-80s
The Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines are both highly effective at preventing over-80s from being admitted to hospital, according to a new study.
Below average: US infrastructure gets C- from engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers says it will cost $5.9 trillion over the next 10 years to upgrade US infrastructure.
Exxon Mobil’s Chief Says It Is ‘Supportive’ of Zero-Emission Goals
Darren Woods, in an interview before an annual presentation to investors today, also suggested there was common ground with Biden administration policies.
Olympics organizers near a decision to ban overseas spectators for Tokyo Games
Plans for the Olympics are taking shape, with most athletes vaccinated, probably no overseas spectators and limits on domestic fans.
Top UK Scientist Calls on Government to End 'Harmful' Lockdown as Covid Deaths Drop Rapidly
The United Kingdom has been in its third lockdown since January following the discovery of a new fast-spreading variant of coronavirus last year. However, as the vaccine administration continues at a rapid pace, the government has outlined its planned exit from restrictions.