Snowden, a former contractor with the NSA, has been living in Russia since 2013 to escape prosecution in the U.S. after leaking classified documents detailing government surveillance programs.
The students at the University of Dallas campus in Rome, Italy are having to quarantine after about a third of its students and staff tested positive for COVID-19.
The volunteer was a man in his 20s, according to reports. It was not immediately clear if the man received the vaccine or had been part of a placebo group.
Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco.”
The mesmerizing display was captured Oct. 19 in a timelapse video by British photographer Matt Robinson on the island of Senja in Norway.
Nigerians broke the government curfew following a night of chaotic violence in which demonstrators were fired upon, sparking global outrage.
A Swiss internet company offered free WiFi to a couple who named their newborn daughter after their service, according to local media.
The U.S. has charged six current and former Russian military officers in alleged hacks aimed at American businesses, French elections and the Winter Olympics.
The world's number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has surpassed 40 million.
Canadian authorities have extended the U.S-Canada border closure through at least Nov. 21.
Twelve-year-old Nathan wants to be a paleontologist when he grows up, and he's already made what experts are calling a "significant" dinosaur discovery.
All non-essential retail, leisure, hospitality and tourism businesses in Wales will close for two weeks beginning Oct. 23 — a lockdown similar in scope to the U.K.-wide measures imposed in March.
China’s shaky economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is gaining strength as consumers return to shopping malls and auto dealerships while the United States and Europe endure painful contractions.
The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the planet has passed 40 million.
Record daily COVID-19 infection figures in Germany, the Czech Republic, Italy and Poland are adding to fears that Europe is running out of chances to contain the pandemic.
Canada had previously extended its U.S. border closure for non-essential travel to Oct. 21.
The World Health Organization said Tuesday that there were more than 700,000 new COVID-19 cases reported in Europe last week, a jump of 34% compared to the previous week.
Millions of people in northern England are waiting to hear whether they will be put under tighter coronavirus restrictions in the coming days.
With Russia’s mediation, Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a cease-fire in Nagorno-Karabakh (also known as Artsakh) starting at noon Saturday following two weeks of heavy fighting that marked the worst outbreak of hostilities in the separatist region in a quarter-century.
The new daily high of 350,766 cases surpasses a record set earlier this week by nearly 12,000. That tally includes more than 109,000 cases from Europe alone.