Monday, March 18, 2013
Crowds cheered and bagpipes bellowed during New York City's annual St. Patrick's Day parade, and people with a fondness for anything Irish began a weekend of festivities from the Louisiana bayou to Dublin.
The Philippines was voted the “Most Popular Destination” by the Guangzhou Information Times and the Guangzhou International Tourism Fair in separate ceremonies held recently in Guangzhou, China, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Friday.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Japan's weather agency announced the official beginning of cherry blossom season in Tokyo on Saturday, equaling the record for the earliest ever start.
The violin played by the bandmaster of the Titanic as the oceanliner sank has been unearthed, a British auction house said Friday.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Wines from former Soviet-bloc nations feature this week, from Hungary and the Ukraine.
It is not as ornate the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, but a life-sized replica of the polychrome ceiling of an 17th-century synagogue inspired awe Tuesday as it was unveiled in the Polish capital.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Trying out a new spa in Kabul, testing the latest spiky hairstyles and swapping gossip — Afghanistan's first Internet TV station tackles subjects that the mainstream channels prefer to ignore.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Monday, March 11, 2013
Drooping eyes barely visible behind a mountain of glossy black fur, an enormous dog snoozes on stage in an industrial Chinese city. Its asking price: close to a million U.S. dollars.