Celebrated architect David Adjaye is to design a major new heritage site in Barbados, the country's prime minister has announced. The new site on the Caribbean island will lie next to a burial ground where the bodies of 570 West African victims of British transatlantic slavery were discovered.
Evergrande, the embattled Chinese property developer, has defaulted on its debt, according to Fitch Ratings.
The health secretary says other gatherings held last year could be included in an official investigation.
The announcement was made after hectic negotiations between farmer groups and the government.
The World Food Programme (WFP) has suspended food distribution in Ethiopia's Kombolcha and Dessie towns after looting of supplies that staff were unable to stop due to intimidation, including being held at gunpoint, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
The next time you're in a car traveling along the freeway at 70 miles per hour, see what it feels like when you thrust your hand out of the window -- it's an intense sensation.
When South African scientists announced they had detected a new coronavirus variant with a worryingly high number of mutations, they were applauded for how quickly they were able to spot it.
A woman who was pulled from a car submerged in rushing water near the brink of Niagara Falls has died, New York State Park Police said Wednesday.
The new Omicron variant has been spreading rapidly throughout South Africa, and it has now reached numerous locations around the United States. Preliminary data indicate that the vaccines may not be as protective against this newest coronavirus variant as they were against previous variants, though a booster dose appears to increase protection.
Meta, the owner of Facebook and Instagram, is further clamping down on content linked to Myanmar's military amid pressure to step up safety controls in the country.