Monday, February 10, 2014
A border collie named Kelso rocketed to a win in the Westminster Kennel Club's new agility competition, while a husky mix called Roo! ran away with the recognition afforded to mixed-breed dogs at the nation's premier show for the first time since the 1800s.
Sunday, February 9, 2014
“Good Lord!” Robert Gordon exclaimed, looking up at the plaque in Khartoum's Republican Palace where his ancestor, General Charles Gordon, was killed 129 years earlier by the forces of an Islamic reformer called “the Mahdi.”
Ibrahim Sana worked for a global tech company, then broke off to start his own venture. Last year, he was crowned one of Israel's seven most promising young entrepreneurs by a financial newspaper.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Scientists on Tuesday said they could fill a blank in the history of Central Africa's pygmies, whose past is one of the most elusive of any community in the world.
Sunday, February 2, 2014
Thousands of people rallied across Australia Saturday against a controversial shark culling policy designed to prevent attacks, saying killing the marine animals was the not the answer.
Saturday, February 1, 2014
The official term to describe the 2012 harvest in Burgundy was “challenging.” In other words it was a tough vintage. The first half of the year was unpredictable with a very wet spring and frosts, which threatened the vines with mildew.
Friday, January 31, 2014
Customers who pre-ordered their Chinese New Year feast from The Sherwood Hotel, Taipei were furious after the hotel was late in preparing the dishes yesterday, resulting in belated family dinners on New Year's Eve.
From Jan. 27 to Feb. 4, China Airlines (CAL) will hold an online lucky draw every day, with winners taking home coupons that can be exchanged for a CAL ticket at only NT$1.
China has become the world's biggest consumer of red wine, outdrinking the wine-loving French for the first time in 2013, according to a study published this week.
Thursday, January 30, 2014