Much of the Philippines is on high alert as a super typhoon begins lashing the country's eastern islands. Forecasters say Typhoon Noru is packing winds of up to 240 km/h (150 mph) after an "explosive intensification", as it hits the ..
Polls opened Sunday in the Italian national elections, with the far-right Brothers of Italy party -- led by Giorgia Meloni -- poised to make big gains after the collapse of two governments since the last election. Her ultra-conservative party, who..
Japan will open its doors back up to foreign tourists, after more than two years of closed borders due to the Covid pandemic. Tourists will be able to visit the country without a visa, and will no longer need to go through a travel agency, from 11..
Hong Kong's government says that from Monday people arriving in Hong Kong will no longer have to go into mandatory hotel quarantine. Travellers will also no longer have to show a negative Covid test before boarding a plane to Hong Kong. Ins..
Rescuers in Nepal battled against torrential rains to pull out bodies from the wreckage of homes buried by a landslide that caused 22 deaths and injured 10 people, officials said on Sunday. The latest calamity occurred in Achham district, about 45..
Hurricane Fiona knocked out all electricity on the US island of Puerto Rico, as winds reached 86mph (140km/h). Though officials said some of the island's power had been restored, the rest will take days to be reconnected, according to the oper..
Britain will bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday with a majestic funeral steeped in tradition and a send-off reflective of the broad popularity she managed to retain over her remarkable seven-decade reign. Thousands of people are expected..
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday told Russian President Vladimir Putin that now is not a time for war, with food, fertiliser and fuel security among the major concerns of the world at present. "I know that today's era is not ..
Saudi women will drive a high-speed train in the kingdom by the end of the current year, a Saudi rail official has said. “Saudi female drivers are being trained and groomed for steering the Haramaim train,” Rayan Al Harbi, the deputy c..