China on Saturday said a 61-year-old man had become the first person to die from a respiratory illness believed caused by a new virus from the same family as SARS, which claimed hundreds of lives more than a decade ago.
A Saudi court sentenced five people to death for the gruesome murder of government critic Jamal Khashoggi, a killing that strained relations with key allies, but exonerated two top officials close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Nobel Peace Prize winner and Izadi activist Nadia Murad says the alleged death of Daesh chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a US raid over the weekend is not enough to compensate the victims of the atrocities committed by the Takfiri terrorist group.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry dismissed the fuss over the purported killing of the ringleader of the Daesh terrorist group as part of the US president’s attempts for re-election, saying the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi would not put an end to the group and its ideology.
Chile's death toll from violent protests has risen to 11, authorities said on Monday, after three days of violent demonstrations and looting that saw President Sebastian Pinera extend a state of emergency, claiming the country was "at war."
The plight of the dugong has been making headlines after two baby dugongs which were found alive and washed ashore in Krabi and Trang provinces, in Thailand, died recently. The increased awareness has brought Hollywood, actor, Leonardo DiCaprio to post the story on his social media, drawing much needed attention to Thailand’s dugongs.