Belgian authorities said their freely distributed masks contain small traces of silver and a chemical compound and are undertaking further studies.
Turkey has strongly denounced a motion by the Dutch parliament to formally recognise the 1915 massacre of Armenians as genocide.
Court found government was entitled to use an emergency law to introduce the measures forcing residents indoors from 9 pm to 4:30 am
A group of Russian diplomats and their families have returned from North Korea on a hand-pushed rail trolley due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Protesters gathered in Tbilisi, Georgia over the arrest earlier in the week of opposition leader Nika Melia.
The Supreme Court, in its judgment on Friday 26 February, ruled against the Court of Appeal's decision, stating among other reasons that "the right to a fair hearing does not trump all other considerations, such as the safety of the public".
At 400 metres long, the Friendship Bridge allows cross-border workers to reach their homes in just a few minutes. But with its closure, they now have to travel dozens more kilometres.
US President Joe Biden has his first phone call with Saudi King Salman ahead of the the release of a new US intelligence report on the Jamal Khashoggi killing.
John Geddert had long-running ties to to disgraced Michigan State University sports doctor Larry Nassar, who is in jail for a series of sexual assaults.
The key stories of the week, captured by photographers around the world.
Navalny’s incarceration has led to international calls for his immediate release, including from Europe’s top human rights court.
The airstrikes targeted facilities near the Iraqi border used by Iranian-backed militia groups, the Pentagon said.
Authorities say that all those connected to the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia have now been arrested.
Activists say Hungary's government is changing the law to make it easier for private and state-run development on the shores of some of Europe's most unique freshwater habitats.
The authorities expect to have 70% of the population vaccinated by the end of the summer
A German man has been charged with espionage for allegedly passing information on properties used by the German parliament to Russian military intelligence.
Facebook said on Thursday they have removed all of the remaining military accounts with immediate effect.