After the death of Queen Elizabeth II, King Charles III unveiled his cipher, "CRIII," to be used on royal documents, with coins and banknotes to follow.
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With Putin’s impending announcement, and fears that it could be accompanied by a declaration of martial law, the exodus of fighting-age Russian men trying to flee military mobilization appeared to be reaching critical levels.
“I feel strongly that I was a victim of a law that harms women,” Andrea Prudente told VICE World News, as she launched a legal challenge against Malta's total ban on abortion.
A hard-line Iranian lawmaker has slammed female protesters who have taken off mandatory headscarves as prostitutes, doubling down on the government stance amid the dramatic demonstrations following the death of a 22-year-old woman detained by the country’s morality police
A line of vehicles stretching for miles at Russia’s border with Georgia could be seen after President Vladimir Putin’s partial military mobilization for the war in Ukraine.
From arson attacks at draft centres to furious mothers berating army officers, a faltering war in Ukraine is causing new headaches for the Russian president.
The leader of the far-right Brothers of Italy has kept out of sight since winning the election.
“You’re living off a repressed underclass,” Bourdain tells his Singaporean hosts, who talk of not filling their own glasses or doing their own washing.
Thousands marched against the lavish ceremony as crowds lined up at memorial sites to pay their respects to the assassinated former prime minister.
A senior member of the Taliban-run government has called on the Taliban to reopen schools for girls in Afghanistan beyond the sixth grade, saying there is no valid reason in Islam for the ban
The Nord Stream undersea gas network to Europe has sustained "unprecedented" damage in recent days.
Gas and food prices are expected to rise after the British pound's sharp decline, though the fall could also draw more tourists to the country.
A Spanish judge has approved a trial for Colombian pop singer Shakira on charges of tax fraud
Russia’s health minister says 15 people wounded in a school shooting in central Russia will be medevaced to Moscow for further treatment a day after a gunman killed 17 people and wounded 24 others
Suspicious leaks caused a sudden drop in pressure in three main pipelines built to carry Russian natural gas to Europe.
The head of the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog says he met with his Iranian counterpart in Vienna for talks about an ongoing investigation into manmade uranium particles found at undeclared sites in Iran
Rescuers in northern Bangladesh have found more bodies from an overcrowded boat with Hindu pilgrims that capsized in one of the country’s worst recent river disasters, pushing the death toll to 66
A defense lawyer for an alleged Central African Republic rebel has told International Criminal Court judges that evidence that led to him being charged with crimes against humanity and war crimes is unreliable
The Czech government has decided to renew checks at its border with Slovakia amid a new wave of migration
Tokyo demands an apology after one its diplomats is accused of spying in Russia's Far East.
It follows a months-long surveillance operation against the extremist Lev Tahor group in Mexico.
Since throwing off the dictatorship in 1985, Latin America’s largest country has enjoyed relative calm during its elections. This year, many say, is different.
Protesters marched against a state funeral for Abe even as local and global leaders gathered to honour him.
The United States is boosting aid for Pakistan’s flood relief efforts with $10 million, in addition to the already announced assistance of $56.1 million
Facebook says it has identified and stopped a sprawling network of fake accounts that spread Russian propaganda about the invasion of Ukraine throughout Western Europe
Police say a Kenyan lawyer facing charges at the International Criminal Court of bribing and threatening prosecution witnesses in a past ICC case against Kenya’s recently elected president has been found dead
Turkey’s interior minister says two suspected Kurdish militants opened fire on police in southern Turkey and later killed themselves by detonating bombs
Vietnam has imposed a curfew and evacuated over 800,000 people as a powerful typhoon that had flooded villages and left at least eight dead in the Philippines aimed for the country’s central region
Referendums that are expected to serve as a pretext for Moscow to annex Russian-held regions of Ukraine are in their final day of voting
Gujarat charitable trusts set free thousands of cows to protest against the lack of government aid.
Since Myanmar's military seized control in a coup, the losses suffered by rebels, activists and ordinary citizens have gone beyond the front-line casualties.
Ukraine live briefing: Final day of staged referendums; ‘unprecedented’ damage to Nord Stream pipelines
Tuesday marks the final day of referendums staged by Kremlin-aligned officials in Ukraine’s Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson areas.
Magnus Carlsen claims Hans Niemann has "cheated more than he has publicly admitted", but offers no evidence.
Rescuers in a helicopter are searching for a famed U.S. ski climber a day after she fell off near the peak of the world’s eighth-highest mountain
Hurricane Ian has made landfall in western Cuba, lashing the island with rain and winds as it swirls north toward the Florida coast
The war in Ukraine and its global fallout transfixed the meeting of world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly this year
The victory of Giorgia Meloni's far-right party in Italy marks a significant moment not just in European politics, but for the West’s liberal democracies.
Carrying photographs of their children at their chests, relatives of the 43 students who disappeared in southern Mexico in 2014 have marched on the eighth anniversary of their abductions with conflicting sentiments
The diplomat, identified by Russia’s Tass news agency as Tatsunori Motoki, was declared persona non grata and given 48 hours to leave.
Dignitaries including Vice President Harris attended the ceremony, as controversy swirled in Japan over the ruling party’s links to a religious group.
While each mass shooting in the US is unique, experts say the killers share some things in common.
The self-styled referendums in east and south Ukraine are dismissed as a sham by Kyiv and the West.
Two sisters were found hanging from a tree recently in India. The BBC pieces together the story of the crime.
Aid groups say they cannot get crucial supplies to those who need it most due to US sanctions.
Delivery rider Luciano is just one of those going to extreme measures to survive Brazil's cost of living crisis.
Apple chief executive tells the BBC the tech sector needs more women in order to thrive.
Many useful members of this "iconic" plant family are at risk of extinction, according to a study.