• Chilean authorities investigate mysterious large sinkhole near copper mine
    Chilean authorities started investigating on Monday a mysterious sinkhole about 25 metres in diameter that appeared over the weekend in a mining area in the north of the country. Chilean media showed aerial images of the sinkhole on land operated by a Canadian Lundin Mining copper mine, about 665 kilometres north of capital Santiago. The
  • Drone explosion hits Russia’s Black Sea Fleet headquarters
    A small explosive device carried by a makeshift drone blew up Sunday at the headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet on the Crimean Peninsula, wounding six people and prompting the cancellation of ceremonies there honouring Russia’s navy, authorities said. Meanwhile, one of Ukraine’s richest men, a grain merchant, was killed in what Ukrainian authorities said
  • China calls COVID ‘lab leak’ theory a lie after WHO report
    China on Friday attacked the theory that the coronavirus pandemic may have originated as a leak from a Chinese laboratory as a politically motivated lie, after the World Health Organization recommended in its strongest terms yet that a deeper probe is needed into whether a lab accident may be to blame. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao
  • U.S. wins case to seize Russian superyacht in Fiji, sails away
    The United States won a legal battle on Tuesday to seize a Russian-owned superyacht in Fiji and wasted no time in taking command of the US$325 million vessel and sailing it away from the South Pacific nation. The court ruling represented a significant victory for the U.S. as it encounters obstacles in its attempts to seize
  • Canadian teen arrested for threatening mass shooting at Florida Pride event
    A 17-year-old has been arrested in Canada for allegedly threatening to commit a mass shooting at a Pride event in Florida. According to the West Palm Beach Police Department, the teen was arrested early Monday following an international investigation that the involved Toronto and Peel Regional Police, as well as the FBI. The teen reportedly