Russia given expulsion deadline over fine

Russian athletes took part in the Rio Olympics four years ago World Athletics says it will expel the Russian Federation (Rusaf) as a member if it does not pay an outstanding fine and costs before 15 August. A payment of $6.31m (£4.84m)…Read More »

Largest nuclear fusion project begins assembly

Image copyrightCLEMENT MAHOUDEAU Image captionThe tokamak building at Iter will house the structure where fusion will be controlled The world’s biggest nuclear fusion project has entered its five-year assembly phase. After this is finished, the facility will be able to start generating…Read More »

Canada court rules US unsafe for asylum seekers

Canada’s federal court has ruled that an asylum agreement the country has with the US is invalid because America violates the human rights of refugees. The Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA), in place since 2004, requires refugee claimants to request protection in…Read More »

Fourteen mourners shot at Chicago funeral home

Image copyrightAFP Image captionThe funeral home was targeted by the occupants of a passing car At least 14 people have been shot outside a funeral home in Chicago – one of the worst mass shootings in a city already grappling with rising…Read More »