A fifth day of angry protests was expected in the Middle East on Monday over US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, as Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas visited Cairo for crisis talks.
Chris Evans, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, Mark Ruffalo, Patricia Arquette, Dr Phil and Donald Trump Jr among the celebrities who have tweeted support.
Britain was recovering Monday after heavy snow brought freezing temperatures, shutting hundreds of schools and disrupting flights for a second day.
A fierce wildfire raged on north of Los Angeles Sunday, threatening other towns after already charring vast swaths of land, but other blazes were largely contained after burning for days.
Bitcoin surged past $18,000 after making its debut on a major global exchange but was trading lower on Monday, highlighting the volatility of the controversial digital currency that has some investors excited but others nervous.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that recognising Jerusalem as his country’s capital “makes peace possible”, after widespread international criticism of the US decision to do so.
Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the powerful crown prince that are shaking up the ultra-conservative kingdom.
A train has struck and killed five elephants as they crossed over tracks at a tea plantation in northeast India, an official said Monday.
Women who accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct “should be heard,” US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday, in an apparent divergence from the White House line.
Police in Sweden on Sunday arrested three people over a failed arson attempt at a synagogue in the country’s second largest city, Gothenburg.
Six months after a fire ripped through the Grenfell Tower apartment block in London killing 70, survivors are traumatised and bitter, saying they have been abandoned to their fate.