The archaeological site at the birthplace of the modern Olympics in Greece was being threatened by one of the major forest fires burning in Greece.
The Biden administration is taking the first steps toward requiring nearly all foreign visitors to the U.S. to be vaccinated for the coronavirus, a White House official says.
The Beirut explosion killed at least 214 people and injured thousands. Lebanon is marking one year since the blast with a national day of mourning.
A German court has set a trial date for a 100-year-old man who is charged with 3,518 counts of accessory to murder on allegations he served as a Nazi SS guard at a concentration camp on the outskirts of Berlin during World War II.
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya who had a public feud with her team officials said authorities “made it clear” she would face punishment if she returned home.
A U.S. official says the number of children traveling alone who were picked up at the Mexican border by U.S. immigration authorities likely hit an all-time high in July.
The first flight evacuating more than 200 Afghans who served as interpreters or other roles alongside the U.S. military arrived in the U.S.
Israel’s prime minister has announced that the country will offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated.
A lorry driver who was captured on camera using his mobile phone ahead of a dramatic collision in Sussex, England, was jailed on July 27.
Fully vaccinated travelers from the U.S. and much of Europe, excluding France, will now be able to visit England without having to quarantine.
A windfall of financial rewards awaits 30-year-old weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, who won the first Olympic gold medal for the Philippines in nearly a century.
Tokyo reported 3,177 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, another all-time high just days after the start of the Tokyo Olympics.
An explosion at a complex of chemical companies in Leverkusen, Germany, killed at least one person. Another 31 were hurt and four are still missing.
France passed a new law requiring health care workers to get a COVID-19 vaccine, as well as setting up a health pass for restaurants and other venues.
Researches say the last meal of an Early Iron Age Denmark bog body called Tollund Man has revealed new details about his final hours.
Most experts believe India’s official toll of more than 414,000 dead is a vast undercount, but the government has dismissed those concerns as exaggerated and misleading.
The Philippines was struck by a magnitude 6.7 earthquake on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine is being recommended by the European Medicines Agency for children between 12 and 17 years old.
Alian Collazo came to Florida on a raft from Cuba at the age of eight. On Monday, he will voyage from Largo to Washington to exercise a right family still in Cuba don't have: The right to demonstrate. He will protest on behalf of the Cuban people.
First Lady Jill Biden arrived in Tokyo on Thursday, and her schedule includes dinner with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and his wife, Mariko Suga, at Akasaka Palace.