The first dolphins of the season were slaughtered on Tuesday in the small Japanese town of Taiji, campaigners said, commencing an annual cull repeatedly condemned by animal rights groups.
Thousands of Mexicans are set to celebrate Independence Day on 16 September. This day, known by the locals as "El Grito" - which translates as "the cry", or "the shout" -commemorates the start of the revolution which led to independence from the Spanish domination of the country in 1821. Fearing repercussions, Father Hidalgo called a meeting at his church, where he...
BAGHDAD (AP) — The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes about history, literature and Christianity have been "permanently annulled."
Hong Kong was shuttered Tuesday as a powerful typhoon swept past the city, bringing strong winds and rain that caused flight disruptions and forced the closure of the stock market and container ports.
Here's the thing about baked white fish, such as haddock or cod: We know we should eat more of it because it's such a healthy choice. Trouble is, we also know that most baked white fish is dry and tasteless.
By Simon Johnson and Daniel Dickson STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's centre-left leader sought to forge a minority government with his defeated centre-right foes on Monday, a day after an election that gave an anti-immigrant party the balance of power. Stefan Lofven's Social Democrats and two other left-leaning parties garnered more votes than the outgoing centre-right Alliance of...
Two passengers found with ammunition hidden inside toys were arrested on Monday at Israel's Ben Gurion airport, an airport spokesman said.