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2h ago

Spanish apartment block fire: 14 people missing, at least 5 dead

The fire engulfed the Valencia apartment block within half an hour Thursday night. Firefighters are still searching the building for missing people.
Image: Firefighters work at a burned block building in Valencia, Spain
Image: Firefighters work at a burned block building in Valencia, Spain
7h ago

Australian police officer charged with murdering 2 missing men

The officer is accused of killing his former boyfriend and his new partner, who have both been missing for days, after blood was found at the boyfriend’s home.
Missing Australian men after serving police officer arrested on suspicion of murder.
Missing Australian men after serving police officer arrested on suspicion of murder.
9h ago

100-car pileup snarls traffic in China as cold snap disrupts travel across country

Southern and central China have been experiencing extreme cold and snow, disrupting holiday travel during the Lunar New Year.
Cars pile up on an overpass during rainy and snowy weather, in Suzhou
Cars pile up on an overpass during rainy and snowy weather, in Suzhou
10h ago

Chinese police are working in Kiribati, Hawaii's Pacific neighbor

Kiribati has not publicly announced the policing deal with China, which comes as Beijing renews a push to expand security ties in the Pacific Islands in an intensifying rivalry with the U.S.
China's President Xi Jinping and Kiribati's President Taneti Maamau meet in Beijing
China's President Xi Jinping and Kiribati's President Taneti Maamau meet in Beijing
15h ago

Taliban carry out a double public execution at a stadium in Afghanistan

The killings were the third and fourth public executions since the Taliban seized power in 2021 amid the chaotic withdrawal of U.S. and NATO forces from Afghanistan.
execution afghanistan
execution afghanistan
15h ago

South Korea health alert raised to 'severe' over doctors walkout

Almost two-thirds of the country’s young doctors are on strike against a government plan to admit more students to medical schools, forcing hospitals to turn away patients.
rally protest demonstration doctors medical personnel
rally protest demonstration doctors medical personnel
19h ago

4 charged in transport of weapons on ship that was intercepted by 2 SEALs who died

The criminal complaint alleges the defendants were transporting suspected Iranian-made missile components for the type of weapons used by Houthi rebel forces in recent attacks.
weapon warhead houthi yemen iran
weapon warhead houthi yemen iran

Europe's largest nuclear plant is 'extremely volatile,' watchdog warns

“It is the most dangerous situation that we have,” Rafael Grossi of the International Atomic Energy Agency said of the Ukrainian plant, which has been in Russian control since the start of the war.
Satellite imagery from the July 30th 2023 shows an overview of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and it's six uranium-fueled reactors currently in a cold shutdown.
Satellite imagery from the July 30th 2023 shows an overview of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and it's six uranium-fueled reactors currently in a cold shutdown.
1d ago

Jayden 'Jayo' Archer, motocross and X Games star, dies at 27 in training crash

He "was the epitome of passion," according to promoters at action sports brand Nitro Circus.
Jayden "Jayo" Archer
Jayden "Jayo" Archer
1d ago

An online dump of Chinese hacking documents offers a rare window into pervasive state surveillance

The leak of documents from security contractor I-Soon revealed methods used by Chinese authorities to surveil dissidents overseas, hack other nations and promote pro-Beijing narratives on social media.
The interior of the I-Soon office, also known as Anxun in Mandarin, is seen after office hours in Chengdu in southwestern China's Sichuan Province on Feb. 20, 2024.
The interior of the I-Soon office, also known as Anxun in Mandarin, is seen after office hours in Chengdu in southwestern China's Sichuan Province on Feb. 20, 2024.
1d ago

Soccer star Dani Alves is sentenced to more than 4 years in prison for sexual assault

The conviction of one of soccer’s most successful players was applauded in Spain as a victory for a pioneering sexual liberty law that emphasizes the lack of consent of the victim as key to determining sex crimes.
Dani Alves at the High Court of Justice of Catalonia in Barcelona
Dani Alves at the High Court of Justice of Catalonia in Barcelona

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