Brazilians will turn their focus on Wednesday to the Senate where a report six months in the making will recommend President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted on criminal charges for allegedly bungling the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and pushing the country’s death toll to second-highest in the world ... A particularly thorny issue was Sen ... .
Hong Kong (CNN)Chinese authorities have offered a bounty equivalent to more than $23,000 for the capture of a North Korean defector who broke out of prison in the northeastern city of Jilin on Monday. The inmate, identified as Zhu Xianjian, entered China illegally in 2013 ... A bounty notice issued by the Jilin prison said Xu escaped at about 6 p.m ... .
North Korea successfully tested a "new type" of submarine-launched ballistic missile, state media reported early Wednesday as the nuclear-armed country pursues ever more advanced weapons ... It did not mention leader Kim Jong Un, indicating he was not present for the test ... .
The IDF has purchased hundreds of remote Coronavirus testing devices made by Israeli start-up Tyto Care, the company announced Tuesday ...Empty beds in the intensive care unit at the Coronavirus ward of Shaare Zedek hospital in Jerusalem on October 14, 2021. (credit. OLIVIER FITOUSSI/FLASH90) ... .
More than 100 people have died in several days of massive flooding and devastating landslides that swept away roads and houses in India and Nepal, officials have said, with scores more missing. In Uttarakhand in northern India, officials said that 46 people had died in recent days with 11 missing ... At least 5,700 people perished there in 2013 ... .
An Israeli scuba diver has salvaged an ancient sword off the country's Mediterranean coast that experts say dates back to the Crusaders. Israel's AntiquitiesAuthority said Monday the man was on a weekend dive in northern Israel when he spotted a trove of ancient artifacts that included anchors, pottery and a meter-long (yard-long) sword ...U.S ... Jan ... .
Fourteen Beijing residents announced in a joint statement on Oct. 15 that they are running as independent candidates in the coming general election ... We are willing to speak up for ordinary citizens and ....
Mali’s government says that it has asked the country’s main Islamic body to open peace talks with leaders of al-Qaeda’s local affiliate in an effort to end a decade of conflict ... Ag Ghali is JNIM’s chief and Amadou Koufa leads JNIM’s most active affiliate in central Mali. Both are frequently targeted by French bombing campaigns ... .