Yusaku Maezawa and his guests could become the first lunar voyagers since the last Apollo mission in 1972.
Washington targeted seven mid-level and senior Russian officials along with more than a dozen government entities.
Parts of France are experiencing high levels of air pollution amid a storm bringing dust from the Sahara Desert over to the country.
Secondary schools were already closed due to the spread of the virus, but now all schools in so-called red zones will be shut.
The initiative comes amid growing frustration over delays in the EU's vaccine rollout.
Hospital officials believe there were 27 people in an SUV that struck a tractor-trailer in the agricultural southeastern corner of California.
The COVAX scheme has delivered millions of doses of coronavirus vaccine to African countries this week, but officials have admitted the scheme has gone slower than expected in certain areas.
Euronews looks at recent border restrictions prompted by coronavirus variants and what they mean for the future of free movement in Europe.
"This is a triumph for the LGBT+ resistance movement in the most homophobic country of the European Union,'' the Love Does Not Exclude group said.
Portugal’s aviation regulator ANAC has rejected a request for prior appraisal of the construction of a second airport in the capitol.
A number of Egyptian asylum seekers - some facing life imprisonment in Egypt - are making a last-ditch attempt to avoid deportation following decisions made by Sweden’s asylum agency.
Elena Udrea, a former Romanian tourism minister, and Ioana Basescu, daughter of the former president, received prison sentences for money laundering.
Gorbachev, who is widely credited with ending the Cold War, was very popular in the West, but a much more polarising figure within Russia.
Living near the volcano is no easy task for locals, as they have to clear huge amounts of ash from the streets, and sometimes even run for cover.
"Right now the virus is very much in control," the WHO's head of emergencies programme stressed on Monday.
The girls were abducted from their boarding school by gunmen last Friday.
The Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM), Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) and Syrian Archive are seeking a French criminal investigation into the August 2013 chemical weapons attacks on Douma and Eastern Ghouta.