Baghdad is plastered with Valentine hearts and roses, and newly engaged Nour and Ahmed are out and about, enjoying a rare lull in violence in the Iraqi capital but wondering how long it will last.
Latvian couples have tied the knot in the air on Valentine's Day hoping to set a world record in the number of simultaneous weddings in hot air balloons.
This Valentine's Day, there's a good chance your flowers came from Kenya.
Growing up in Algeria, Shaira had almost everything a young man could wish for. But he also had a big secret.
Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon.
President Vladimir Putin's former bodyguard, who recently has been appointed regional governor, said he once confronted a bear outside of Putin's residence.
Australia's former prime minister and two other politicians were gifted designer watches by a Chinese businessman -- but initially kept them only because they thought the 40,000 Australian dollar (US$28,000) timepieces were fake, a newspaper reported Wednesday.
When members of the Explorers Club gathered for their lavish annual dinner in New York City in 1951, one account said they feasted on meat from a prehistoric wooly mammoth that had been preserved in a glacier.
Since his appearance in the classic novel "Journey to the West" (西遊記) by Wu Cheng-en in the 16th century, Sun Wukong (孫悟空) has become undoubtedly the most famous monkey in China.
The popemobile is staying in Philadelphia.