A new memorial has been unveiled made up of 104,000 light-emitting stones commemorating Dutch victims of the Holocaust, ahead of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp.
Chief Justice John Roberts has been sworn in to preside over President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, immediately administering the oath to the full Senate to ensure “impartial justice” as jurors, for only the third such proceeding in American history.
The United States said its participation at this year’s World’s Fair in Dubai is being made possible by “the generosity of the Emirati government”.
Ukrainian police have opened an investigation into the possibility that the US ambassador came under illegal surveillance by an unknown party before she was recalled from her post in May.
Politicians in Russia have quickly sealed the appointment of a new prime minister a day after President Vladimir Putin kicked off an unexpected reshuffle of his inner circle.
Iran’s president has said there is “no limit” to the country’s enrichment of uranium following its decision to abandon its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal.
As Egypt marks the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Suez Canal, marine biologists are bemoaning one of the famed waterway’s lesser known legacies, the invasion of hundreds of non-native species, including toxic jellyfish and aggressive lionfish.
Officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have reached a preliminary agreement that should help clear the way for the filling and operation of a five billion US dollar dam project on the Nile River.
A close associate of Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has claimed the US president “knew exactly what was going on” regarding the situation in Ukraine.
A volcano in the Philippines has sent more plumes of ash into the air and shuddered continuously with earthquakes that opened cracks in roads as police blockaded at-risk towns due to fears of a bigger eruption.
Specialist firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from wildfires that razed forests west of Sydney, officials said on Thursday.