Thursday, July 16, 2015
A dilapidated food processing plant built in the 19th century on the banks of the Uruguay River to process and export meat to Europe may seem an unlikely candidate for status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Twitter has the potential to vastly improve as a tool for real-time news and information, according to co-founder and current board member Evan Williams.
Monday, July 13, 2015
They arrive full of hope and ambition to idyllic Greek islands, having fled war and other perils. However, once in Athens the migrants from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq discover a country in crisis with little to offer them.
Guam's war against the coconut rhinoceros beetles, which have ravaged many coconut trees, has become more challenging, an expert said.
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Hundreds of college students from Taiwan and mainland China embarked on a volunteer journey Saturday that will see them travel to rural areas in the two countries over the summer to teach less advantaged youngsters.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Rocketing housing costs in Britain's capital have fueled a surge in Londoners seeking cheaper accommodation on boats, with increased numbers putting pressure on the city's historic network of rivers and canals.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Celebrities such as Lupita Nyong'o and Emily Blunt sparkled in the heat at Christian Dior's vivid couture show, hosted in a timeless conservatory in Paris.
Adri Kitshoff aims her gun at the antelope and pulls the trigger. Killed in an instant, the animal collapses to the ground. The hunter rests her chin on the gun and closes her eyes in a silent prayer of thanks that the animal did not suffer.
The idea was to conjure up a slice of Middle Eastern splendor, in Florida. Up went minarets and pastel-colored domes, and streets got names like Ali Baba and Aladdin.