Austria's coronavirus lockdown extended by two weeks

Austria is extending its coronavirus lockdown for another two weeks, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announces, saying the longer period is needed due to the spread of the new British virus strain. The goal is now to reopen businesses from...

Death toll from Indonesia earthquake rises to 73

The death toll from a 6.2-magnitude earthquake that shook Indonesia's West Sulawesi province on Friday rose to 73 as more bodies were retrieved from the rubble of toppled houses, the national disaster mitigation agency said on Sunday. ...

A Spanish mountain climber has died after falling from K2

Spanish mountaineer Sergi Mingote has died while climbing K2, the world's second-highest summit, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced Saturday. "Sad death of Sergi Mingote at K2," Sanchez tweeted. "He wanted to continue making...

At least two dead after Russian freighter sinks in the Black Sea

Two bodies have been found after a Russian freighter sunk in the Black Sea off the Turkish coast early on Sunday, reported the Turkish news agency Anadolu, citing regional Governor Sinan Guner. Five survivors have also been rescued. The...