Muslims, Hindus protest amid communal violence in Bangladesh

Muslims, Hindus protest amid communal violence in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Protests erupted for a second day in Bangladesh’s capital on Saturday, amid a wave of violence against local Hindus following a viral social media image perceived as… Read more
Report: Fire kills 9 people, injures 44 in southern Taiwan

Report: Fire kills 9 people, injures 44 in southern Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan — At least 46 people were killed and another 41 injured after a fire broke out early Thursday in a run-down mixed commercial and residential building in the… Read more
Court rejects fired physicist’s intellectual freedom claim

Court rejects fired physicist’s intellectual freedom claim

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s highest court Wednesday dismissed an intellectual freedom claim by a university physicist who was fired in part over his public statements that scientists exaggerated damage to… Read more
German, Czech police search for missing girl in Bavaria

German, Czech police search for missing girl in Bavaria

BERLIN — An 8-year-old German girl who was lost for two days in a forested area along the German-Czech border was found alive on Tuesday after a search involving hundreds… Read more
Magnitude 6.3 earthquake jolts Greek island of Crete

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake jolts Greek island of Crete

ATHENS, Greece — A strong earthquake jolted the Greek island of Crete on Tuesday, two weeks and a day after another temblor killed a man and damaged hundreds of buildings.… Read more
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi pleads not guilty to breaking virus rules

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi pleads not guilty to breaking virus rules

BANGKOK — Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and former President Win Myint pleaded not guilty Monday to violating COVID-19 restrictions, their lawyers said, as the pair were formally… Read more
UK police won’t act against Prince Andrew over abuse claim

UK police won’t act against Prince Andrew over abuse claim

LONDON — British police have announced they will not take any action against Prince Andrew after a review prompted by a Jeffrey Epstein accuser who claims that he sexually assaulted… Read more
La Palma’s volcanic eruption is going strong 3 weeks later

La Palma’s volcanic eruption is going strong 3 weeks later

LOS LLANOS DE ARIDANE, Canary Islands — Three weeks since its eruption upended the lives of thousands, the volcano on Spain’s La Palma island is still spewing out endless streams… Read more
Spain to evacuate more Afghan workers, families left behind

Spain to evacuate more Afghan workers, families left behind

MADRID — Spain has started a new evacuation operation to extract more Afghans and their families left behind following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. Spain’s Defense Ministry said Sunday that… Read more
Montreal plane in crash carrying marriage proposal banner

Montreal plane in crash carrying marriage proposal banner

MONTREAL — A small plane crashed on an island near Old Montreal while towing a marriage proposal banner, killing a passenger and injuring the pilot, Canadian authorities said Sunday. Canada’s… Read more