18 reasons to visit Argentina – including a secret German village and the world's most beautiful bookshop
Argentina celebrates 201 years of independence today. Here are a few good excuses to visit: 1. You can ride with gauchos Argentinian cowboys wear actual chaps, drink Mate tea so bitter it makes you gurn,
Three people die as "once-in-a-decade" storm hits the Australian state of New South Wales, leaving flooded towns without power or phone communication Wild storms and heavy winds have battered Australia’s
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two thousand girls are “killed” every day due to a preference for sons in India with most aborted or murdered just after birth, the country’s minister for women
Costa Rica’s thriving forests and abundant wildlife have made it a premier destination for eco-travelers, but the country’s lesser-known offshore environments teem with life and have just as much to set
An 11-year-old girl in Ohio has been charged with murder in the death of a 2-month-old girl, according to the Wickliffe Police Department. Police responded to a call about an unresponsive baby around a.m.
Teenagers detained in eastern France as prosecutor says adolescents deny anti-Semitism motive Five teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of vandalising hundreds of Jewish graves in eastern France an
Amateur astronomers have spotted two clouds rising from the Martian surface, and nobody knows how they can exist. An international network of amateur astronomers has spotted what looks like two plumes,
Niger, Chad and Cameroon will meet to finalise strategy ahead of ground-and-air mission against the armed group. Niger, Chad, and Cameroon are seeking to undermine Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria ahead
A New Orleans jury on Wednesday awarded $14m to five Indian men who were lured to the United States and forced to work under inhumane conditions after Hurricane Katrina by a ship repair firm and its codefendants.
Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters took revenge Thursday on villagers in Cameroon, shooting and burning scores to death and razing mosques and churches after warning Nigeria's neighbours not to join the against
May the force be with you! The 66th annual Sapporo Snow Festival kicked off today and the most impressive snow sculpture of all features Darth Vader, his three stormtroopers and TIE fighters. This Star
At least seven people were killed and several others seriously wounded Tuesday when their bus was struck by a gasoline bomb in the deadliest attack in weeks of spiraling political violence in Bangladesh.
Weird & Wild It's too early to say if the Sierra Nevada red fox is rebounding, experts say. One of the rarest animals in North America, the Sierra Nevada red fox, has been caught on camera in California's
After Two Major Knee Operations, History’s Finest Female Skier May Be Better Than Ever Beaver Creek, Colo. Here is the scariest thing about Lindsey Vonn, history’s most decorated female skier: After two
Weird & Wild The opah, or moonfish, is a camera-shy animal that researchers know little about. Its squat body and flimsy-looking pectoral fins may not scream speed-demon. But the opah, or moonfish, is
Before the industrial age, people shopped for food in their local areas – often in beautiful covered halls and markets. Jonathan Glancey describes the best. When it comes to fresh food, there has long