The famed statue of Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid, one of Copenhagen’s biggest tourist draws, has been vandalized with the text “racist fish.”
Police say that several people have been taken to hospital after the Saturday evening attack in the city’s Forbury Gardens Park and that person is in custody.
Members of the LGBT community in East Africa face discrimination that has forced many to flee their home countries for Kenya, which has become a haven for them.
The coronavirus pandemic took an increasingly bleak toll Saturday in the U.S. and Europe, producing staggering caseloads in New York and Italy and setting off a desperate scramble to set up thousands of additional hospital beds as the disease notched another grim advance.
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced that France is shutting down all restaurants, cafes, cinemas and non-essential retail shops, starting Sunday, to combat the accelerated spread of the virus in the country.
The U.S. launched airstrikes in Iraq Thursday, American officials said, targeting the Iranian-backed Shia militia members believed responsible for the rocket attack that killed and wounded American and British troops at a base north of Baghdad.
Mexican health officials said the country is not currently facing a national emergency over the virus.
Police said a suspect was arrested after the shooting that took place Friday in the town of Rot am See.
Some regions have received more than a month's rainfall in just 24 hours, according to local reports.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev resigned after Putin announced the proposed constitutional amendments that could keep him in power for longer than his term.
The royals denounced a report alleging that Harry and Meghan had been pushed away by the "bullying attitude from" William.
The sails of the legendary Sydney Opera House were illuminated on Saturday to show support for first-responders battling wildfires in Australia.
A 4-year-old springer spaniel named Taylor has been performing a special kind of search and rescue effort as bushfires rage across much of Australia — she’s a detection dog who has helped locate and rescue 15 koalas from scorched regions of New South Wales this fire season.
Two U.S. officials suggested it could well have been a mistake.
The fires have caused hazardous air quality in major cities throughout Australia and part of New Zealand, and now the smoke has drifted thousands of kilometers across the Pacific Ocean, first reaching Argentina and Chile Monday.
Up to 10,000 feral camels in South Australia could be killed as they consume scarce water sources in drought-afflicted areas and cause damage to local infrastructure.
The stampede reportedly took place in the hometown of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani as the procession got underway.
Police in Australia say a total of 183 people are facing legal action for more than 200 bushfire-related offenses since Nov. 2019.
In the wake of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani’s death, many in Iran have mourned the loss of a martyr while others have celebrated the end of a dangerous military leader. The duality of this response is a window into the polarization that envelops Iranian politics as well as the shadowy conflict overshadowing U.S.-Iranian relations for decades.
Gen. Qassem Soleimani's daughter, Zeinab, directly threatened an attack on the U.S. military in the Mideast during a funeral procession.