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Russia shuts major gas pipeline to Europe

Russia has completely halted gas supplies to Europe via a major pipeline, saying repairs are needed. The Russian state-owned energy giant, Gazprom, said the restrictions...

Ecuador fears Galapagos tortoises were hunted and eaten

Ecuador has launched an investigation into the killing of four Galapagos giant tortoises, which prosecutors fear were hunted and eaten. Remains of the reptiles were...

Calls mount for EU-wide cap on price of gas

Belgium's energy minister has warned that EU countries will face five to 10 terrible winters if nothing is done to reduce natural gas prices. Calls...

Moderna suing Pfizer over Covid vaccine technology

Moderna said it is suing Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech for patent infringement in the development of the first Covid-19 vaccine. The US drug...

South Korea records world’s lowest fertility rate again

South Korea has again recorded the world's lowest fertility rate with the number sinking to a new low. The rate in the country first dropped...

US strikes Iran-backed groups’ facilities in Syria after base attacks

The US says it has carried out air strikes on facilities in eastern Syria used by groups affiliated with Iran's Islamic Revolution Guard Corps...

School shooter’s brain irretrievably broken, jury hears

Lawyers for a Florida school gunman have asked a jury to spare him the death penalty, arguing that his "brain was irretrievably broken" owing...

North Korea slams South Korea’s offer of aid for denuclearisation

Kim Yo-jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's powerful sister, has slammed Seoul's offer of economic aid in return for denuclearisation steps, calling it the...

Deadly blast rips through crowded Kabul mosque

A huge explosion has ripped through a crowded mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing 21 people, police say. Another 33 people were injured, Kabul...

Trump arch-enemy ousted in Wyoming election

Voters in the US state of Wyoming have ousted congresswoman Liz Cheney, a rare Republican critic of former President Donald Trump, in a primary...

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