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Snickers pulls Spanish advert after homophobia accusations

Snickers in Spain has removed an advertisement and apologized for a “misunderstanding” after the film was branded homophobic. The video shows Spanish influencer Aless Gibaja ordering “a sexy orange juice with vitamins A, B and C: hugs, kisses and caresses” at a beach bar, while a friend exchanges bewildered looks with their waiter. Instead of […]

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Blaze sweeps through Athens suburbs in fifth day of Greece wildfires

Flames swept through a residential town outside Athens overnight as wildfires burned across Greece for a fifth day on Saturday, and hundreds of people were evacuated by ferry from the island of Evia east of the capital. The fire on Mount Parnitha on the outskirts of Athens has forced the evacuation of thousands of people […]

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There Are 4 Insects Hidden In This Pic. Can You Find Them All?

Are you someone who likes solving puzzles or finding hidden things in a picture? Are you someone who is not afraid of insects and gets excited by the idea of discovering new things about them? You have arrived at the right place, then. The official page of Bronx Zoo, one of the largest zoos in […]

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Brutal heatwave scorches southern Europe as summer of extreme weather rages on

Extreme heat and wildfires continued to plague parts of southern Europe on Wednesday, a day after the top temperature in Greece reached 47.1 degrees Celsius (117 degrees Fahrenheit) — just shy of the highest ever recorded in Europe. Greece is facing one of its worst heatwaves in decades and the country remains on high alert […]

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A year after the Beirut blast, survivors are still grieving, still angry, and still waiting for justice

In the leadup to its anniversary my colleagues and I have had to pore over hours of video of the explosion and its aftermath. It’s not an easy task. I was at my desk in CNN’s Beirut bureau, contemplating what to do after work on a hot August evening, when I felt the building shake. […]

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Blast rocks Kabul after Afghan army urges civilians to leave Taliban-controlled areas of major city

A car bomb exploded near the home of Afghanistan’s acting defense minister in Kabul on Tuesday evening, just hours after the Afghan army urged residents in another city to evacuate ahead of an operation against the Taliban. The explosion occurred close to Acting Defense Minister Bismillah Mohammadi’s residence, where four assailants were subsequently killed by […]

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What we still don’t know about Beirut’s port explosion

It’s been a year since one of the world’s largest ever non-nuclear explosions ripped through Lebanon’s capital, killing more than 200 people. On any given day in Beirut’s worst-affected neighborhoods, theories about the explosion still circulate. No two stories of human tragedy are alike, and most interactions between people here end not with a goodbye, […]