G7 issues strong warnings on Iran and Russia

The G7 on Dec. 12 said time was running out for Iran to agree a deal to curb its nuclear ambitions, and warned Russia of "massive" consequences if it invades Ukraine.

Foreign ministers from the world's richest nations held a two-day meeting in Liverpool, northwest England, seeking to present a strong, united front against global threats.

Havana Syndrome: The Perfect Disease for a Post-Truth World

Yet, mysteriously, there was no physical contact. By spring 2017 there were more than 80 alleged cases. Their medical diagnosis was akin to a "concussion without a concussion." Shortly after, more than two dozen personnel and family members attached to the Canadian Embassy in Havana began to report similar symptoms, but no noises. The "Havana Syndrome" was born.

Austria in Lockdown and with New Requirements for Entering the Country Under the 3G Rule

The Austrian authorities have introduced new conditions for entry into the country without quarantine, according to which the validity of the required documents under the 3G rule is reduced - immunized, ill or tested in connection with COVID-19.

The requirements take effect on Monday, November 22.

Tens of thousands rally against COVID curbs in Europe and Australia

Tens of thousands took to the streets in cities across Europe and Australia on Nov. 20 as anger mounted over fresh COVID restrictions imposed against a resurgent pandemic.

And Dutch police faced a second night of rioting - this time in The Hague - after the previous night's violence in the port city of Rotterdam.

First-Person Account: Lockdown in Austria for the Unvaccinated

A lockdown for those not vaccinated against COVID-19 has come into force in Austria. Citizens who are not immunized will only be able to leave their homes if necessary, to visit a doctor or to go to work. They are also allowed to go for short walks.

Checkpoints will also be set up to monitor compliance. Violations will be punishable by fines of up to 1,450 euros.