Jericho, the brother of Cecil the lion, has been shot by illegal poachers in a park in Zimbabwe.
Three relatives of the late al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed when a private jet crashed on landing in southern England, British police confirmed Saturday.
During last summer’s Gaza war, Khader Abu Seif was living with his then-Israeli boyfriend in Tel Aviv, wondering whether Hamas rockets could reach them from the coastal strip.
Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has already begun, a Cabinet minister said Friday.
In the latest move of an international sanctions war, Russia has ordered the “destruction” of all food brought into the country against import bans on Western products.
Iran is demanding world powers to give up their nuclear weapons stockpiles, namely Israel.
Athletes in next year’s Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found.
To denounce one’s past is to doom one’s present; and when one’s present is doomed, one’s future is ruined. That is not something from Confucius or from a Chinese fortune cookie. It is the battle cry of a fierce war on “historical nihilism” being waged by the Chinese Communist Party under President Xi Jinping, who has a doctorate degree in “scientific socialism” from China’s prestigious Tsinghua University, the intramural rival of its next-door neighbor, Peking University.
An experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study published Friday.
Beijing was selected Friday to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city awarded both the winter and summer games.