An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 struck Saturday off the coast of Philippines island of Mindanao. A tsunami warning was issued.
South Korea on Friday launched its first military spy satellite, about a week after North Korea claimed to have put one into orbit.
Japan’s top government spokesperson expressed concern Friday that the U.S. military is continuing to fly Osprey aircraft in the country, following a fatal crash Nov. 29.
Israel resumed fighting in Gaza minutes after a temporary cease-fire deal ended early Friday, and accused Hamas of having violated the truce.
Anthony Fauci, former chief White House medical adviser, is expected to testify before Congress in 2024 as part of an investigation into the origin of COVID-19 and U.S. response to the disease.
The U.N. weather agency said Thursday that 2023 is certain to be the hottest year on Earth since the industrial era began, given the temperatures that were noted in recent months.
Japan suspended flights by its Osprey aircraft Thursday, officials said, the day after a U.S. Air Force Osprey based in Japan crashed into the sea during a training mission.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, during his current Mideast tour, has stepped up calls for Israel to comply with international law during the war against Hamas.
Israel and Hamas have extended their cease-fire in Gaza into Thursday. But this deal was reached at last minute, and any further renewal of the truce might be more difficult to secure.
Russia’s Supreme Court has outlawed LGBTQ+ activism, declaring what it calls a “movement” supporting gay, lesbian and transgender rights to be extremist.
Pope Francis is still having trouble breathing as a result of lung inflammation that forced him to cancel a schedule address at the U.N. climate conference in Dubai.
The U.S. on Wednesday said it imposed a new round of sanctions on a group of 20 people and firms allegedly involved in a financial facilitation network for the benefit of Iran’s military.
Mexico’s president said Wednesday that five journalists were shot in one day.
Two Russian-Israeli women who were held captive by Hamas have been freed and were back in Israel Wednesday evening, the military said.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, the highest-ranking Jewish elected official in the U.S., warned Wednesday that antisemitism has reached levels unseen in generations.