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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered an inquiry into claims by a lawmaker who said she was fired from a ministerial job in the government partly because her Muslim faith was making colleagues uncomfortable.
Posted: January 24, 2022, 12:01 pm
A Mexican journalist has been shot dead in the northern border city of Tijuana, the state government has said, becoming the second killed in the area within a week.
Posted: January 24, 2022, 10:59 am
A man on trial for abducting a four-year-old girl from a remote Australian campsite confessed to her kidnapping on Monday, a surprise development in the case that garnered worldwide attention.
Posted: January 24, 2022, 9:59 am
The United States has ordered the departure of family members of staff at its embassy in Ukraine, citing the continuing threat of military action from Russia.
Posted: January 24, 2022, 9:11 am
Argentina's bottled wine exports hit a historic high in 2021 worth $817 million, the foreign ministry reported Saturday.
Posted: January 24, 2022, 7:00 am
The Sunday Times reported that Nusrat Ghani said a whip told her that people in 10 Downing Street were "uncomfortable" with her "Muslim woman status."
Posted: January 24, 2022, 6:18 am
The Omicron variant has moved the Covid-19 pandemic into a new phase and could bring it to an end in Europe, the WHO Europe director said.
Posted: January 23, 2022, 8:40 pm
Pope Francis has called for an international day of "prayer for peace" on 26 January to stop the Ukraine crisis from worsening, saying the tensions were threatening the security of Europe.
Posted: January 23, 2022, 7:05 pm
A stowaway was discovered in the wheel section under the front of a Cargolux freight plane that arrived at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport from South Africa, Dutch military police said.
Posted: January 23, 2022, 4:23 pm
Nusrat Ghani, a former junior transport minister, says her Muslim faith was making her colleagues uncomfortable.
Posted: January 23, 2022, 1:45 pm
Evoking "Weekend at Bernie's," the incident occurred after a man was told the pensioner must be present to collect the money, reports said.
Posted: January 23, 2022, 1:25 pm
Fiona Mills, a former hoarding technician and current franchise business coach with Spaulding Decon, shared tips and tricks for a spotless bathroom.
Posted: January 23, 2022, 12:42 pm
Netflix's 'Hype House' revealed a closer look inside the TikTok collective's home, featuring a huge kitchen, jacuzzi, outdoor gym, and filming spaces.
Posted: January 23, 2022, 12:31 pm
Human rights and the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan will be in focus at talks in Oslo between the Taliban, the West and members of Afghan civil society.
Posted: January 23, 2022, 12:13 pm
Wall Street's main indexes ended sharply lower on Friday as Netflix shares plunged after a weak earnings report that also weighed on rivals, and stocks ended a gloomy week on a sour note.
Posted: January 23, 2022, 11:04 am
Thousands of mourners packed a temple in Vietnam's Buddhist heartland early Sunday to pay tribute to the late Vietnamese monk and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh, credited with bringing mindfulness to the West.
Posted: January 23, 2022, 10:41 am
Republican commentators and politicians took to social media to compare it to a scene in The Simpsons Movie.
Posted: January 23, 2022, 10:12 am
China's deaths in 2021 nearly eclipsed new births, indicating that the country may soon see its population start to fall, according to state data.
Posted: January 23, 2022, 9:42 am
"Foreign internal defense is one of the important tools in our toolbox," a Green Beret assigned to a National Guard unit told Insider.
Posted: January 23, 2022, 9:30 am
Britain has alleged that it had information that Moscow was "looking to install a pro-Russian leader in Kyiv" as fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine grow.
Posted: January 23, 2022, 8:42 am