Italy closes all schools and universities in bid to contain coronavirus
The Italian government has decided to close schools and universities across the country until mid-March in a bid to contain the coronavirus outbreak 
[WATCH] Amnesty urges EU to step in at Greece-Turkey border
Amnesty International reacts to shocking footage of a Greek coastguard boat dangerously sailing past a dinghy with asylum seekers on board and forcing them to return back by...
COVID-19 not yet a pandemic, says UN health agency chief

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that while COVID-19 has...

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that...

Venice Carnival closes as Italy imposes lockdown over coronavirus

Italian officials have cut short the Venice Carnival as they try to control...

Italian officials have cut short the Venice Carnival as...

Lockdown in Italy as first European man dies with coronavirus

The first European man to die with the coronavirus was an Italian man from the...

The first European man to die with the coronavirus was an...

At least 11 killed in Germany shootings

At least 11 people have been killed, after a gunman opened fire on two shisha bars in the western German city of Hanau

At least 11 people have been killed, after a gunman opened...

Could ‘Maltese’ Mayor Pete do it? The fight to unseat Trump from the White House

Despite a surge by Buttigieg and Klobuchar, the RCP average puts Sanders four points ahead of Biden... who gets to fight Trump for the White House?

Despite a surge by Buttigieg and Klobuchar, the RCP...

Rogue Thai soldier goes on shooting spree, killing at least 12

The soldier, believed to be Sergeant Major Jakapanth Thomma, first shot his...

The soldier, believed to be Sergeant Major Jakapanth...

US President Donald Trump acquitted in impeachment trial

President Donald Trump has been cleared in his impeachment trial by a slim...

President Donald Trump has been cleared in his impeachment...

Pete Buttigieg takes the lead in Iowa caucus

Pete Buttigieg is currently leading in the first nationwide state-by-state...

Pete Buttigieg is currently leading in the first nationwide...

Italy confirms first two cases of coronavirus, stops flights from China

Italy has confirmed its first two cases of the Chinese novel coronavirus on Friday, as the World Health Organisation declares a global emergency 

Italy has confirmed its first two cases of the Chinese...

Coronavirus declared global health emergency by WHO

The new coronavirus has been declared a global emergency by the World Health...

The new coronavirus has been declared a global emergency by...

First human transmission of Chinese virus reported in Germany

The first human transmission of the coronavirus is reported in Europe as...

The first human transmission of the coronavirus is...

Updated | Coronavirus: Five million people travelled out of Wuhan during outbreak

The total number of cases in China rises to 1,975 as 15 more deaths are reported on Sunday morning

The total number of cases in China rises to 1,975 as 15...

Coronavirus cases detected in Europe

The first confirmed cases of potentially lethal virus in Europe were “not unexpected” says ECDC

The first confirmed cases of potentially lethal virus in...

At least 21 dead in Turkey earthquake

Tremors were also felt in neighbouring Syria, Lebanon and Iran.

Tremors were also felt in neighbouring Syria, Lebanon and...

Nobel laureates move ‘Doomsday Clock’ to just 100 seconds to midnight

‘Prophets of Doom’ say climate emergency and American belligerence pushing world to brink of apocalypse

‘Prophets of Doom’ say climate emergency and...

Robert Abela’s election through the eyes of the international media

Robert Abela’s election holds a higher significance, as the world awaits...

Robert Abela’s election holds a higher significance,...

Iran admits it ‘unintentionally’ shot down Ukrainian passenger plane

The Iranian military has admitted accidentally shooting down a Ukrainian passenger plane that had just left Tehran airport, killing all 176 on board

The Iranian military has admitted accidentally shooting...

'No survivors' after Ukrainian airliner crashes near Tehran

A Ukrainian Boeing-737 with more than 176 people on board has crashed in...

A Ukrainian Boeing-737 with more than 176 people on...