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Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo is named host of the 2026 Winter Olympics, beating off a bid from Stockholm-Are in Sweden, giving Italy the showpiece event for the third time.
At a farm outside Saint Petersburg, a group of people with mental disabilities are working in a bakery, a barn and a dairy -- a rare case of integration in Russia, where mental health issues face a strong stigma.
A Bangladeshi known as the "Tree Man" because of the bark-like growths on his body says he wants his hands amputated to relieve him of unbearable pain.
Italians rejoice as the name of Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo is pulled from the envelope by International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach. Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo will host the Winter Olympics in 2026 after the Italian bid beat the Swedis...
Parisians and visitors attempt to cool down by dousing themselves in water in the French capital's fountains near Trocadéro, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower. A dog is seen frolicking in the water as well. Temperatures are expected to reach ...
Governement ministers and civil society representatives from ten Mediterranean countries gather in Marseille for a regional summit. They pose for a family photo with Emmanuel Macron at the Pharo Palace, near the Old Port.
French prime minister Edouard Philippe welcomes Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev in Le Havre in France, to "renew" relations with Russia, both on economic and international issues, after several years of disagreements and mutual sanctions.
Ten years after the death of Michael Jackson, his Hollywood star is still one of the top tourist attractions in Los Angeles. On Hollywood Boulevard, onlookers and fans take pictures, admire street dancers and pay tribute to the King of Pop, despit...
Huge crowds flooded central Prague on Sunday demanding Prime Minister Andrej Babis step down over corruption allegations in a protest that organisers and local media claim drew around 250,000 people, making it the largest since the fall of communi...
Paris prepares Monday for a blistering heatwave with the mercury set to hit 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) as summer kicks in on the back of a wave of hot air from North Africa.
Temperatures are climbing as Europe braced for a blistering heatwave with the mercury set to hit 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) as summer kicks in on the back of a wave of hot air from North Africa. Videographic on weather forecasting.
The retrieval of bodies from a building collapse in Cambodia continues, as the death toll rose to 24 on Monday with no further survivors expected to be found under the debris of the seven-storey Chinese-owned construction.
Anti-government demonstrators gather outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, demanding the resignation of the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam and the complete withdrawal of the Beijing-backed extradition law.
Former Congolese vice-president and opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba makes his second comeback to Kinshasa since his conviction was overturned in June 2018 by the International Criminal Court, after spending over 10 years in prison. He will add...
Rescue workers pick through the rubble of a collapsed Chinese-owned building in a Cambodian beach town in a desperate search for survivors, after the construction site accident killed at least 17 people.
Istanbul goes back to the polls on in a re-run of the mayoral election that has become a test of Turkish democracy as well as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's continued popularity at a time of economic trouble.
Southeast Asian leaders gather in Bangkok to attend the opening ceremony of the 34th ASEAN summit to drive forward the world's largest commercial pact, with the trade war between the US and China clouding the outlook for their export-led economies.
Videographic locating Iranian territorial waters in the Gulf. Iran said Friday it had "indisputable" evidence a US drone it downed had violated its airspace, as reports emerged in the US that President Donald Trump had approved then scrapped reta...
Protesters give way to an ambulance in Hong Kong as thousands surround the police headquarters in Wanchai, demanding for Chief Executive Carrie Lam to resign and for arrested demonstrators to be released.