Saturday, August 2, 2014
The war diaries of English poet Siegfried Sassoon have been published online for the first time, revealing early drafts and unpublished material caked with mud from the trenches.
India has hired a group of monkey impersonators to scare the real marauding animals away from parliament and other key buildings in the nation's capital, officials said Thursday.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan scored an improbable three goals in just 15 minutes as he took to the field in a soccer friendly to mark the opening of a new stadium in Istanbul.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
He has no special interest in science fiction, but the creator of a Swedish sci-fi drama that pits robots against humans has struck a nerve among viewers.
Friday, July 18, 2014
South Korea's top Buddhist organization held an experimental “prayer competition” Thursday, featuring rapping nuns and singing monks in a bid to attract new, younger followers.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Russians have endured countless crackdowns on their freedoms, but a legal ban on using their vast vocabulary of swear words has really got them hot under the collar.
U.S. officials on Thursday turned over to the Mongolian government enough 80 million-year-old dinosaur skeletons to stock a museum, including two relics of a kind of dinosaur that a prosecutor said “memorably stampeded” in a Hollywood movie.
At Franklin's, a famed barbecue joint in Texas, pushing to the front of the line will cost you.
Friday, July 11, 2014
A valet at a five-star hotel in the Indian capital caused US$335,000 worth of damage to a Lamborghini Gallardo after crashing it into a concrete wall in front of horrified guests, a report said Thursday.