German Health Institute Sounds Alarm on COVID-19

The head of Germany’s disease control institute sounded an alarm Thursday, warning of a possible uncontrollable spread of COVID-19 as the country reported a daily record of 11,287 new infections.Lothar Wieler, president of the Robert …

Artworks Vandalized at 3 Berlin Museums

German police and museum officials reported Wednesday that vandals have damaged more than 70 artworks and artifacts at some of Berlin’s most renowned museums.  The targeted attacks were kept quiet by authorities for more than …

Pope Calls for Same-sex Civil Unions

Pope Francis has called for civil union laws for same-sex couples in what is a dramatic change from the Vatican’s position on the subject.”Homosexuals have a right to be a part of the family. They’re …

Poll Finds Many Spaniards Favor Dissolving Monarch

Protests against the monarchy have spread in Spain and polls show the nation is divided about whether it should be abolished, as Alfonso Beato reports from Barcelona in this story narrated by Jonathan Spier. Camera: Alfonso Beato    Producer:  Jon Spie …

Latest Terror Attack in France Sparks Anger, Fear 

France saw countrywide rallies defending free speech and secularism Sunday, while the government discussed a stronger response to Islamist extremism following the brutal killing of a French schoolteacher last week. Masks firmly on, per the capital’s …

France Reels From Latest Terror Attack

France is reeling from its latest terrorist attack — the gruesome decapitation of Paris-area teacher Samuel Paty days after he showed his class controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. Media identify the suspect as Abdoulakh …

Turkey, Ukraine Sign Military Cooperation Agreements

Turkey and Ukraine signed military cooperation agreements in Istanbul on Friday, deepening a defense partnership seen as an effort to counterbalance Russia’s dominance in the Black Sea region. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip …

WHO Investigates Congo Sex Abuse Allegations

The World Health Organization says it has created a commission to investigate allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation committed by WHO workers during the response to the tenth Ebola virus epidemic in the Democratic Republic …