Dutchman’s Body Found, Raises Spain’s Storm Death Toll to 7
Spanish police say they have found the body of a missing Dutchman, raising the death toll in last week’s storms and flooding in southeastern Spain to seven.
Hong Kong Cancels China National Day Fireworks Amid Protests
Hong Kong has called off an annual fireworks display marking China’s National Day as pro-democracy protests show no sign of ending.
UK Supreme Court Hears Government Side in Vital Brexit Case
The British government was back at the country’s Supreme Court on Wednesday, arguing that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament just weeks before the country is set to leave the European Union was neither improper nor illegal.
Zimbabwe Doctors March as Abducted Leader Is Still Missing
Zimbabwean doctors protesting the alleged abduction of a union leader have been met by a line of police in the capital as fears grow about government repression.
A Panda Is the Mascot for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
A smiling panda and a walking Chinese lantern will be the mascots for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing.
Thai Officials Deny Swine Fever Outbreak After Culling News
Thailand’s government on Tuesday denied rumors of an outbreak of African swine fever that spread after media reports of the culling of pigs in the country’s north.
Ex-Atlanta Falcons Player Gets Prison for Molesting Girl, 12
A former Atlanta Falcons player has been sentenced to at least 12 years in prison for molesting a 12-year-old girl.
Sudan’s New PM Arrives in Egypt to Meet With El-Sissi
Sudan’s newly appointed prime minister has arrived in Egypt, in the first leg of his tour that will take him to France before heading to the U.N. General Assembly.
Oil Price Drops Further on Hope for Recovery of Saudi Output
The price of oil fell back further on Wednesday after the Saudi government said half of production that was knocked out by an attack over the weekend had already had been restored.
Elizabeth Warren Nabs 2020 Backing of Iowa’s State Treasurer
Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has announced the endorsement of one of Iowa’s last two uncommitted Democratic elected officials, state Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald.