The number of migrants fleeing into Europe this year—largely Syrian refugees—has already reached 235,000, topping the total number of migrants for all of last year, 219,000.
“We have breakfast, we smoke, we laugh, we joke, we eat again, and after that in the night we have a try [at escaping to England]. Every night.”
Local news reports say at least 16 people are dead and dozens injured.
Officials say the toll from last week’s blasts is 114 dead and 70 missing, even as criticism of them mounts.
Authorities say they have spotted the debris of the Trigana Airlines plane that crashed Sunday with 54 people on board.
Sunday’s crash of a Trigana Air flight in the remote Papua region is the third major aviation disaster endured by the Southeast Asian country in the last 12 months.
“A conflict of eras is unfolding in Cuba—a collision between two countries.”
A simulated Mars mission on Austrian glaciers, the Italian ghost town of Craco, a robotic swan in Singapore, a pigeon caught smuggling cocaine and marijuana into a prison in Costa Rica, and much more.
A new study finds that air pollution kills 4,000 people per day in China.
Shinzo Abe expressed “profound grief” for Japanese actions, but the remarks are unlikely to placate his neighbors.
The move is part of the historic rapprochement announced last December by President Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro.
The most serious charge against the WikiLeaks founder, that of rape, does not expire until August 2020.
A set of theories for what’s really behind opposition to the Iran deal in Israel and the United States—including that the two nations’ interests may be diverging when it comes to Iran.
Here’s what it might look like.
Microgravity means stunning views.
Late on the night of August 12, a series of ferocious explosions tore through an industrial area in Tianjin, China.
Despite assurances, the depreciation has renewed fears of a currency war.
The death toll in Wednesday’s blasts in the port of Tianjin has risen to 50. More than 700 people were injured.
State-run media said “combustible and explosive goods” at a container terminal in the port city of Tianjin were to blame for the blast that killed 17 people and injured hundreds.
A vice premier becomes the latest victim of Kim Jong Un’s consolidation of power.