US ban on dog imports from Egypt leaves animal rescuers 'paralyzed'

(CAIRO) — In Egypt, the sight of stray dogs being chased, stoned, beaten up by sticks or even poisoned is not entirely uncommon.

There has always been a way out for at least some of t... Read More

Kami Rita Sherpa keeps breaking his own Everest summit record

(ROME) -- A Nepalese mountain guide reached the peak of Mount Everest for the 24th time, breaking his own world record for most summits -- that he set less than one week earlier.

Kami Rita Sherpa, 49, reached the 29,035-foot summit by the... Read More

Pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage hit by protest milkshake

(LONDON) -- You might have had a bad Monday, but it probably wasn't as bad as Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage's.

The former UK Independence Party leader was hit with a milkshake thrown by a protester ahead of a pro-Brexit event in Newcast... Read More

UK bans nationals from entering or remaining in war-torn Syria

(LONDON) — The U.K. government has announced plans to ban British nationals from entering or remaining in parts of war-torn Syria, utilizing powers granted by a controversial new counterterrorism law.

Home Secretary Sajid Javid, w... Read More

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president, dissolves Parliament

(KIEV, Ukraine) -- Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the 41 year-old TV comedian who won Ukraine's elections last month, was sworn in as president on Monday and immediately called for the country's Parliament to be dissolved so that snap elections can be held.Read More

US Navy ship sails past Chinese-claimed reef in South China Sea

(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed within 12 miles of the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea on Monday in a challenge to China's maritime territorial claims that will likely set off renewed Chinese complaints.

"The... Read More

Duchess Kate brings her kids to enjoy new garden she designed for early childhood development

(LONDON) -- Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, unveiled the "Back to Nature" garden she helped design at the RHS Chelsea Flower show this weekend.

The duchess' garden was created with a particular purpose -- to encourage children to play outs... Read More

4 Americans die in small plane crash in Honduras

(NEW YORK) -- Four Americans have died after a small plane plummeted into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Honduras, according to the U.S. State Department.

"We express our condolences to all those affected by this tragedy," a State Departm... Read More

Tourist bus bombed near Egypt's famed Giza pyramids, injuries reported

(CAIRO) -- A bus full of foreign tourists was bombed Sunday near Egypt's famed pyramids of Giza, injuring several passengers, authorities said.

The explosion happened as the tour bus was driving past the Grand Egyptian Museum, close to the pyr... Read More

Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted at South African sports event

(NEW YORK) -- Actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was apparently assaulted at an event in South Africa.

In a video now making the rounds on social media, the former bodybuilder and Mr. Universe himself was filming kids atten... Read More

Notre Dame proposals envision 'green' roof, glass spire, beam of light

(PARIS) -- Two days after fire broke out at Notre Dame Cathedral, swallowing both the wooden roof and the spire, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced an international competition of architecture to decide whether to rebuild under the same... Read More