Serena Williams will face her sister, Venus, tonight. Marin Cilic, the defending champion, defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and will return to the U.S. Open semifinals.
A dramatic scene ensued at a highway toll station in Xi’an yesterday morning when a group of animal protection activists stopped a truck carrying over 200 dogs, prompting the driver’s wife to stab herself in the thigh in protest.
Yesterday, the NY Post handed their front cover over to LifeLock spokesman Rudy Giuliani, who proceeded to blame Mayor de Blasio and his “progressive” agenda for creating the current homeless epidemic. De Blasio responded to Giuliani’s faux-humanitarianism: “I think he’s delusional.” That sounds about right. [ more › ]
Doctors Without Borders has warned that the world could run out of anti-venom serum by next year. Manufacturers have ceased production and existing stocks are set to expire.
Charities are concerned about a rise in the number of people falling into poverty in Russia as its currency devalues and the economy contracts. Emma Burrows reports from Moscow.
Lower Saxony has lifted a ban on female Muslim teachers wearing headscarves while teaching in public schools. The move follows a high court ruling that such a ban is against principles of religious freedom.
Thousands of people gather across the country for Light the Dark vigils, organised to send messages of welcome and solidarity to Syrian asylum seekers and implore the Government to increase its refugee intake.
Some 13,000 Palestinian structures in the West Bank are currently under Israeli demolition orders, leaving residents and homes “in a state of chronic uncertainty and threat,” the UN said Monday.