Jail for sale: Lithuania to put former CIA black site up for auction

Jail for sale: Lithuania to put former CIA black site up for auction

Soon to debut on the Lithuanian real estate market: A steel barn that once functioned as a CIA “black site.” The Lithuanian government’s real estate fund said Monday it would… Read more
Britain to wipe from records past convictions for consensual same-sex activity

Britain to wipe from records past convictions for consensual same-sex activity

Anyone convicted of consensual same-sex sexual activity under abolished laws in England and Wales will soon be eligible to be pardoned and have their records wiped, the BritishHome Office said… Read more
The protests and unrest that defined 2021: Coronavirus, climate change and the Capitol riots

The protests and unrest that defined 2021: Coronavirus, climate change and the Capitol riots

World By Claire Parker | Dec 21, 2021 It has been a year of major protests and unrest — 2021 began with a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and… Read more
Return to Iran nuclear deal remains an elusive prospect

Return to Iran nuclear deal remains an elusive prospect

You’re reading an excerpt from the Today’s WorldView newsletter. Sign up to get the rest, including news from around the globe, interesting ideas and opinions to know, sent to your… Read more
Belgium to help fund abortions for women who can’t get them in Poland

Belgium to help fund abortions for women who can’t get them in Poland

The Belgian government will provide funding for women in Poland to access abortions abroad that are not permitted under one of Europe’s most restrictive abortion laws. The move comes amid… Read more
Video shows church bell tower collapse after being hit by lava on La Palma

Video shows church bell tower collapse after being hit by lava on La Palma

First a cloud of ash, then the collapse. A church in La Palma, one of Spain’s Canary Islands, has crumbled after being hit by lava flows from a volcano that… Read more
Swiss voters back same-sex marriage by large margin

Swiss voters back same-sex marriage by large margin

Swiss voters backed a measure to legalize same-sex marriage by a large margin on Sunday. Nearly two-thirds of voters supported the measure in a national referendum, the Associated Press reported,… Read more
The world 9/11 created: A weakened, yet enduring, al-Qaeda menace

The world 9/11 created: A weakened, yet enduring, al-Qaeda menace

This is the first installment in a short series from Today’s WorldView for the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Sign up to get the rest of the newsletter free,… Read more