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    • Vice President of the United States Joe Biden, left, and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during their meeting in Kiev
      Last update: 13:39 GMT 30.05.2020
      13:39 GMT 30.05.2020

      Exclusive: Ex-Ukrainian President’s Aide Opens Up on Biden Tapes, Democrats' Money Laundering

      Two weeks ago, a Ukrainian lawmaker released excerpts from alleged conversations between ex-Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and former US Vice President Joe Biden, with the tapes detailing Biden’s effort to pressure Kiev into dropping a criminal probe into his son’s activities in Ukraine. Now, the man who made the tapes has come forward.

    • Stonehenge
      Last update: 13:57 GMT 30.05.2020
      13:57 GMT 30.05.2020

      The Fascinating Mystery of the 'Russian Stonehenge'

      The region outside Moscow where the famous Russian saint St. Sergius of Radonezh once lived attracts not only Orthodox believers, but also those on a quest to seek out mysterious anomalies and ancient pagan treasures.

    •  The Twitter and Facebook logo along with binary cyber codes are seen in this illustration taken November 26, 2019
      Last update: 16:19 GMT 30.05.2020
      16:19 GMT 30.05.2020

      Does Trump's Executive Order Constitute a 'Win' Against Social Media 'Censorship'?

      The president of the US has long asserted that social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook have been exhibiting bias against conservative voices, and his supporters in particular. This week he signed an executive order that many believe is finally set to address this problem.

    • Yossi Cohen, director of Mossad, Israel's state intelligence agency (File)
      Last update: 16:03 GMT 30.05.2020
      16:03 GMT 30.05.2020
      Middle East

      Mossad Chief Cohen Flew To Egypt for Secret Talks, Report Says

      Egypt became the first Arab country to establish relations with Israel in 1979, with the two countries engaging in security cooperation in Sinai, and Cairo occasionally helping to mediate between the Israel and the Palestinians.

    • Screengrab of a viral video encouraging former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura to run for president.
      Last update: 17:20 GMT 30.05.2020
      17:20 GMT 30.05.2020

      Watch Viral Internet Video Calling on Jesse Ventura to Join 2020 Race, End ‘Two Party Dictatorship’

      The outspoken professional wrestler-turned-governor of Minnesota expressed an interest in a run for the White House last year after blasting the two-party system as “the downfall of our country,” but noted earlier this month that the “logistics” of his employment and health insurance situation probably aren’t going to allow that to happen.

    • Earthquake
      Last update: 14:23 GMT 30.05.2020
      14:23 GMT 30.05.2020
      Asia & Pacific

      5.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits 200 km South-East of Philippines, USGS Says

      The archipelagic country of the Philippines is situated in a seismically active zone, so it periodically faces tremors of various strength. In mid-April, a 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off 16 kilometres to the east of the Philippines' Basco town with a population of some 7,000 people.

    • NASA image release 23 January 2013 Nearly 200,000 light-years from Earth, the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way, floats in space, in a long and slow dance around our galaxy.
      Last update: 12:48 GMT 30.05.2020
      12:48 GMT 30.05.2020

      Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts Help Scientists to Detect 'Missing' Matter in the Universe

      Our universe still remains a mystery in many regards. What is known so far is that around 95% of it consist of dark energy and matter sticking galaxies together. The rest is attributed to so-called “normal matter”, but scientists have long been struggling to detect all the places where it can be found.

    • A sign thanking hospital workers is seen outside the ER area at Holy Cross Hospital, amid an outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 20 April 2020.
      Last update: 05:08 GMT 30.05.2020
      05:08 GMT 30.05.2020

      COVID-19 Live Updates: Number of Cases in Germany Reaches 181,196

      The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 364,000; over 5.92 million cases have been detected, of whom almost 2.49 million have recovered, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.

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