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Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court upheld a ruling Thursday annulling former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s corruption convictions, which cleared the way for him to run for a new presidential...

A gunman killed eight people and wounded several others before killing himself in a late-night shooting at a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport, police said. Five people were hospitalized after...

The United States will announce sanctions on Russia as soon as Thursday for alleged election interference and malicious cyber activity, targeting several individuals and entities, sources say. The sanctions,...

Bernie Madoff, the Wall Street con artist who masterminded the largest Ponzi scheme in history and bilked thousands of investors out of billions of dollars, has died in prison. He was 82. His death Wednesday...

South Africa has announced the voluntary suspension of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine rollout in South Africa. In a media briefing on Tuesday, the country’s Health minister, Dr Zweli...

President Biden will withdraw American combat troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, declaring an end to the nation’s longest war. The decision, which Biden is expected to announce Wednesday, will keep...

Federal health agencies on Tuesday called for an immediate pause in use of Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose coronavirus vaccine after six recipients in the United States developed a rare disorder...

A police officer was wounded in a shooting at a high school in Knoxville, Tennessee, authorities said Monday. Officials said the person who shot the officer, a student at Austin-East Magnet High School,...

Bangladesh is planning to enforce a nationwide general holiday on April 14 to contain the cases of coronavirus as the country reported 5,819 new patients of COVD-19 in the last 24 hours, including former...

Thirty-four migrants drowned on Monday after their boat capsized off the coast of Djibouti, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said, the second such accident in just over a month. Survivors...

Uganda, Tanzania and oil firms Total and CNOOC on Sunday signed agreements that will kickstart the construction of a $3.5 billion crude pipeline to help ship crude from fields in western Uganda to international...

Former banker Guillermo Lasso has declared victory in the Ecuadorean presidential election, after his challenger, left-wing economist Andres Arauz, conceded defeat . Guillermo Lasso, 65 years old, received...

The United Kingdom’s Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace said on Friday. Buckingham Palace said: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The...

The West Darfur Doctors’ Committee said Wednesday that 87 people have died in five days of fighting between Massalit and Arab communities in Sudan. The violence was a new round in a conflict that...

A German government spokeswoman has said the chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, was in favor of a short nationwide lockdown to help stem rising coronavirus figures. As Germany struggles to tackle...

Brazil has recorded more than 4,000 Covid-related deaths in 24 hours for the first time, as a more contagious variant fuels a surge in cases. The coronavirus claimed 4,195 lives in the deadliest day of...

The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Congo on Tuesday endorsed the re-election of President Denis Sassou Nguesso in the March 21 vote, after rejecting the opposition’s appeal. “On...

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili on Tuesday tested positive for COVID-19. Garibashvili is in self-isolation at home and continues to work remotely, the prime minister’s office said, adding...

More than 40 jihadists, including a senior commander, were killed last week after they attacked United Nations peacekeepers in northern Mali, the UN force MINUSMA said on Monday. A UN source previously...

North Korea said it will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic. A website run by the North’s sports ministry said the decision was made during a national Olympic Committee...