(NEW YORK) -- A 700-year-old Banyan tree whose branches spread across about three acres is believed to be one of the oldest and largest of its kind in the world.
But when one of the branches of the tree in Telangana in southern India broke... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- The former deputy prime minister of Australia and his partner, Vikki Campion, have welcomed a baby boy.
Joyce quit his government post and position as leader of the National Party of Australia after it emerged he was having an af... Read More
(SEOUL) -- A direct hotline has been set up between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
A test call was made Friday between Seoul's presidential office and Pyongyang's State Affairs C... Read More
(BEIJING) -- Crossing the street in China is often a chaotic business.
It seemingly has nothing to do with whether a light is red or green. Instead, people just crowd onto the curb until they reach critical mass, and then off they go.Read More
(HAVANA) -- Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez is the first person outside of the Castro family to rule over Cuba in almost 60 years.
Raul Castro, who succeeded his brother Fidel in 2006, stepped down as president Thursday and gave power to his succes... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. said Thursday it has "credible information and intelligence" that shows Russian and Syrian regime officials are denying an investigative team access to the alleged chemical weapons attack sites in Douma, Syria, as they sanitize... Read More
(LONDON) -- Just one month before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to marry, the couple stepped out at a reception to promote women’s empowerment and girls' education.
Markle, who once served as an advocate for UN Women, joined Har... Read More
(BERLIN) -- The Konstanz Theater in southern Germany is offering visitors free tickets to an upcoming production of playwright George Tabori’s Hitler satire Mein Kampf by adding a provocative audience-participation element.
... Read More
(HAVANA) -- After nearly 60 years of Castro rule, there is a new president in Cuba. The Cuban General Assembly voted on Wednesday to elect First Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel as the next president.
Who is the 57-year-old Communis... Read More
(RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) -- Saudi Arabia broke a 35-year ban on movie theaters Wednesday night with a special showing of the Disney blockbuster Black Panther in the Saudi capital that allowed men and women to sit together.
The invit... Read More