A Buddhist temple in central Thailand has been left without monks after all its holy men failed drug tests.
Iran has released more than 700 prisoners after the national team’s World Cup football victory over Wales.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has increased the threat from weapons of mass destruction including chemical munitions.
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse on Monday urged his players “not to overthink” their World Cup showdown with Ecuador.
Russia announced on Monday that it was postponing highly-anticipated arms control talks with the United States.
The BBC has said one of its journalists in China was arrested and beaten by police while covering protests on Sunday.
Football fans wearing red, white and blue for Serbia line up for the national anthems ahead of a World Cup match.
Discontent has brewed for months in China over the country’s zero-Covid policy, with relentless mass testing, localised lockdowns.
Monkeypox is to be renamed mpox in English, the World Health Organization announced Monday, in a bid to avoid stigmatisation.
Adidas is investigating claims against Kanye West that allege inappropriate behaviour, just weeks after the brand ended its partnership.
A journalist who alleges that Donald Trump raped her in the mid-1990s filed an upgraded lawsuit on Thursday under a new law.
The Vatican has expressed regret at the appointment of a bishop in a diocese in China that the Holy See does not recognise.
90 years ago, millions perished in Ukraine in a manmade famine under Joseph Stalin that many in the country call genocide.