St. Croix refinery that rained oil on neighborhoods is shutting down indefinitely
The Limetree Bay oil refinery in St. Croix said it would close indefinitely, citing "severe financial constraints" a month after the Environmental Protection Agency ordered an emergency shutdown of the plant, calling it an "imminent and substantial endangerment" to public health on the island.
US, EU, UK and Canada impose fresh sanctions on Belarus
The United States, European Union, United Kingdom and Canada imposed fresh sanctions on Belarus Monday in a coordinated response to the Lukashenko government's forced landing of a Ryanair flight and arrest of an opposition journalist last month as well as the "continuing repression" in the former Soviet state.
Iran's president-elect won’t meet Biden, demands US ‘lift all oppressive sanctions’
Iran's president-elect said Monday he wouldn't meet with President Joe Biden nor negotiate over Tehran's ballistic missile program and its support of regional militias, sticking to a hardline position following his landslide victory in last week's election.
See family's emotional reunion as daughter leaves hospital after Covid-19 battle
Children in Brazil have been dying from Covid-19 at higher rates than nearly anywhere else in the world. Doctors and researchers say the country's higher child death rate stems from several issues but the main culprit is social inequality. CNN's Isa Soares reports.
Israel’s Bennett warns world leaders about dealing with Iran’s new ‘regime of executioners’
Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennet on Sunday warned about the outcome of Iran’s presidential election and said it is further proof that Tehran cannot be allowed to get a hold of nuclear weapons.
Israeli PM Naftali Bennett warns US to ‘wake up’ before rejoining Iran nuclear deal
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned the U.S. and other nations seeking to rekindle the nuclear agreement with Iran to “wake up” following the election of a hardline judge as the country’s president.
Former Afghanistan president slams US-led military campaign as a failure ahead of planned withdrawal
The former president of Afghanistan has lambasted the United States military effort in his country, saying the mission failed to achieve any of the goals it set out nearly 20 years ago when it arrived.
Hong Kong journalist says newsroom raid 'sent shudders through the industry'
Five hundred police officers raided the Apple Daily newsroom in Hong Kong last week to arrest executives and top editors and seize journalistic materials under the city's national security law. The incident sounded an alarm across the media industry.