Germany set to introduce new rules for organ donation
The German Foundation for Organ Transplants (DSO) reports that only 797 people donated their organs in 2017, the lowest number in 20 years.
Trump says summit with North Korea could still hold
North Korea says it wants to talk.
Five people dead, 40 missing in Yemen’s Socotra after cyclone
The five dead included four Yemenis and one Indian national.
Martin Luther King’s daughter rejects claim dad would be proud of Trump
Bernice King said the claim has ignored many of King’s values, and her father would be “extremely disturbed” by recent events.
American researchers kick off testing Ebola therapy
The trial will not expose participants to Ebola virus.
Child obesity more prevalent in southern Europe – Report
“A total of 38 countries took part in the survey; but Britain and Germany were not part of it.”
Eight women accuse Morgan Freeman of sexual harassment
Witnesses to Freeman’s alleged harassment say it dates back at least ten years.
North Korea ‘destroys’ nuclear test sites before journalists
The country says the exercise was ‘a gesture’ towards peace process, but reporters are unsure of what they actually witnessed.
China, Germany want dialogue with North Korea to continue
The U.S. and North Korea have each said they could call off a historic summit between their leaders, planned for June.
Court sentences man to 6 months in prison for sending ex 7,648 texts
The Romanian national was charged with stalking and making dangerous threats.
EU popularity rises with one year to go until elections
The next European elections are scheduled to hold between May 23 and May 26, 2019.
Syria rejects withdrawal of Iranian or Hezbollah forces
The U.S. has called for the removal of Iranian troops from Syria and an end to support for Hezbollah.
Israeli minister tells EU to “go to a thousand thousand hells”
“The EU is less friendly than the European countries that form it.”
Facebook has ‘done a better job’ in recent elections – Zuckerberg
He says the social media platform was too slow to identify Russian interference on Facebook in the U.S. presidential election
Korea demands sincerity in relationship with Africa
The Korean government has demanded clear sincerity in the relationship to tackle poverty and other challenges on the continent.
Pakistan heatwave reportedly kills 65 people in Karachi
Temperatures hit 44 degrees Celsius (111 Fahrenheit) on Monday, local media reported.
Palestinians ask ICC to investigate alleged Israeli human rights crimes
The application goes further than a 2015 request for prosecutors to examine alleged crimes in the region.
Iraqi court sentences Belgian to death for joining Islamic State
The verdict against Tarek Gadaoun was issued by the Central Criminal Court in Baghdad.
14 countries recall ambassadors from Venezuela in protest of election
They said the election did not comply with the international standards
UAE approves 100 percent foreign ownership of businesses
At present, foreigners cannot own more than 49 percent of any UAE firm unless it is incorporated in a special “free zone”
UK royal wedding attracts over 29m viewers in U.S.
An estimated 29.2 million people tuned in to the royal wedding held at Windsor Castle on Saturday.