A company has made the world’s first “smart” face mask that can clean itself. LEAF Mask offers high performance filtration against dangerous airborne viruses and pollutants.
Ivory Coast’s Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly has died, the country’s President announced.
An Indian vaccine company has started mass production of four coronavirus vaccines before clinical trials. If one of the formulas proves effective, India will have hundreds of millions of doses ready.
NPR’s Ailsa Chang speaks with Vikkie Walker, a travel reporter for The Points Guy, about what tourism looks like in the Caribbean region during the pandemic.
Thousands gathered for protests hours after an announcement that a curfew would be reinstated. Now, President Aleksandar Vučić says it “probably” won’t happen — despite an “alarming” surge in cases.
Amadou Gon Coulibaly was a favourite to succeed Alassane Ouattara as president in October’s elections.
The UK government has unveiled a package worth £30 billion to save jobs, help the young into work and kickstart the British economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic.
New evidence has been found for epic prehistoric voyages between the Americas and eastern Polynesia.
An investigation is under way after 30kg of gold was found in a package bound for the UAE’s consulate.
The vote by the community’s advisory board comes after weeks of anti-racism protests around the world.
A bounty program on U.S. soldiers would constitute a “massive escalation” in Moscow’s testy relations with Washington, says one Russia expert. A Russian lawmaker asks: “What would we get out of this?”
The US passed another grim coronavirus milestone with three million confirmed cases.
The bodies of 180 men suspected to be victims of extrajudicial killings have been found in graves in northern Burkina Faso, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.
Dr Fritz von Weizsäcker – son of ex-German president Richard von Weizsäcker – was murdered in 2019.
The capital of an Indian state that won praise for its early handling of the coronavirus pandemic has enforced a strict lockdown.
A laboratory in Chile is experimenting with using tiny copper particles in disinfectants – but not everyone is convinced.
As Harvard and MIT challenge new visa requirement barring all-online courses, students face difficult choices.
Thousands of secondary school students have been involved in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests.
Organisers of a growing Facebook advertising boycott said they saw “no commitment to action” after meeting with Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg.
Torrential rain has pounded central Japan and authorities say 61 people are feared dead in days of heavy downpours.
They say withdrawing visas from foreign students whose courses move fully online is “chaos”.