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True horrors of Auschwitz laid bare in harrowing colourised photos

With a jolt of emotion, Anita Romer recognised her dad in the photograph instantly. His numb expression brought to life with flesh tones, the filthy blue and white fabric of his degrading striped uniform now painfully tangible, she couldn’t fail… Continue Reading →

U.N. is committed to addressing its peacekeepers’ sexual abuse of women in Haiti | Opinion

A recent report on the children fathered by U.N. peacekeepers in Haiti is deeply disturbing. So let us be clear: Sexual exploitation and abuse by U.N. personnel is unacceptable, and we are fully committed to the secretary-general’s zero-tolerance policy. It… Continue Reading →

Meghan Markle and Harry begin talks with elite Hollywood team she secretly retained

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have begun talks with an elite Hollywood team they hope can set them up with multi-million-dollar deals. Their former royal highnesses have put the wheels in motion with the powerful agents, business managers and lawyers… Continue Reading →

The challenge of photographing Taal volcano

When he heard that the Taal volcano had erupted, rather than run photographer Ezra Acayan reached for his camera. From travelling to lakeside Talisay, to witnessing the environmental and human devastation that followed, Mr Acayan describes the risky business of… Continue Reading →

What is coronavirus, the mystery illness sweeping through China?

The city of Wuhan, China, is racing to contain the potential spread of a deadly new strain of virus that has now infected about 300 people . Over the weekend, the number of cases of the “2019 novel coronavirus” or… Continue Reading →

Documents: Extremist group wanted rally to start civil war

1 / 2 White Supremacists Arrested FILE – This undated photo provided by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police shows Patrik Mathews. FBI agents on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, arrested the former Canadian Armed Forces reservist and two other men who… Continue Reading →

Big Changes? Or Maybe Not. Putin's Plans Keep Russia Guessing.

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a Security Council meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) More MOSCOW — Nobody knows what’s going on inside the… Continue Reading →

CDC confirms first U.S. case of coronavirus

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the United States. A man in his 30s returned to Seattle, Washington, from traveling in Wuhan, China, with pneumonia-like symptoms, the CDC announced Tuesday…. Continue Reading →

New China virus: North Korea bans foreign tourists

North Korea has temporarily closed its borders to tourists in response to an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a tour operator has said. The virus, which originated in Wuhan in China, has infected almost 300 people. Young Pioneer Tours said… Continue Reading →

Q&A: What is coronavirus? What you should know about the virus behind the outbreak in China

Health officials around the world are keeping a close watch on an outbreak of a new virus in China, which is spreading around Asia and has reached the United States. Governments are responding with stepped-up surveillance of airline passengers arriving… Continue Reading →

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