Paintings and sculptures by famous artists including Andy Warhol and Jackson Pollock have sold at auction in New York. The collection raised more than $676 million (£503m) at auction on Monday. The 35 pieces belonged to real estate mogul ..
The US has condemned Russia for conducting a "dangerous and irresponsible" missile test that it says endangered the crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The test blew up one of Russia's own satellites, creating debris t..
Thousands of children in the Philippines were allowed to return to classrooms on Monday (Nov 15) for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, as a pilot reopening of schools got underway. While nearly every country in the world has..
India began allowing fully vaccinated foreign tourists to enter the country on regular commercial flights on Monday (Nov 15), in the latest easing of COVID-19 restrictions as infections fall and vaccinations rise. Tourists entering India must be f..
President Emmanuel Macron has switched to using a darker navy blue on the official French flag, replacing the previous brighter shade, officials have told local media. The move saw flags in the new hue hoisted on the presidential palace last year ..
The Netherlands will return to a partial lockdown from Saturday after the government ordered restaurants and shops to close early and barred spectators from major sporting events in an effort to contain a rapid surge in COVID-19 cases. Caretaker P..
A penguin has found itself on the shores of New Zealand, at least 3,000 kilometres (1,864 miles) away from its natural habitat of Antarctica. The Adélie penguin, who has now been affectionately named Pingu by locals, was found looking lost ..
A Myanmar military court has sentenced US journalist Danny Fenster to 11 years in jail. Fenster was found guilty of breaching immigration law, unlawful association and encouraging dissent against the military. He was earlier this week slapped w..
Austrians are days away from a first lockdown for anyone not fully vaccinated, after record infections were reported across the country. Upper Austria province will impose restrictions from Monday if it gets the go-ahead from the federal governmen..
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