‘Exceptional’ ruins of Roman settlement discovered in England including large road, coins and makeup

‘Exceptional’ ruins of Roman settlement discovered in England including large road, coins and makeup

LONDON — A vast ancient Roman trading settlement has been unearthed in England, during routine digging work for a new high-speed train track. The rare finds announced Tuesday include more… Read more
An outraged Canadian politician posted a photo of his wife clearing snow. “I just wanted it.”

An outraged Canadian politician posted a photo of his wife clearing snow. “I just wanted it.”

The snowy story has captivated Canada and sparked heated discussion on social media. A local politician, Jon Reyes from Manitoba, was met with a barrage of criticism over the weekend… Read more
Snowstorm kills at least 22, including 10 children, on Pakistani highway after thousands are trapped in cars

Snowstorm kills at least 22, including 10 children, on Pakistani highway after thousands are trapped in cars

At least 10 children are among the dead Saturday after a snowstorm near a Pakistani resort town stranded thousands in their vehicles overnight on a highway in the country’s northeast.… Read more
Djokovic lawyers say Australian immigration office signed off on ‘quarantine-free’ entry

Djokovic lawyers say Australian immigration office signed off on ‘quarantine-free’ entry

Tennis star Novak Djokovic’s lawyers said Saturday that he received a letter from Australia’s immigration authorities days before his visa was canceled upon arrival in Melbourne stating that he met… Read more
Sweden sets up Psychological Defense Agency to fight fake news, foreign interference

Sweden sets up Psychological Defense Agency to fight fake news, foreign interference

Sweden is launching a new agency to defend against a rising threat: disinformation — organized campaigns to spread false information. The Scandinavian country, home to about 10 million people, established… Read more
‘Afghan Girl’ from National Geographic cover evacuated to Rome, Italian government says

‘Afghan Girl’ from National Geographic cover evacuated to Rome, Italian government says

Two piercing green eyes and a penetrating stare stopped the world in its tracks in 1985. A photograph of Sharbat Gula became immortalized on the cover of National Geographic magazine,… Read more
Historiographers discovered a WWI bunker frozen in Time’ in the Alps. It is a sad discovery due to climate change.

Historiographers discovered a WWI bunker frozen in Time’ in the Alps. It is a sad discovery due to climate change.

Tucked within an icy mountain lies a meticulously preserved World War I bunker. Climate change means we can now see it. The intact cavern-cum-barracks contains munitions, books, cigarette holders and… Read more
Rise in ‘needle spiking’ puts women in Britain on high alert

Rise in ‘needle spiking’ puts women in Britain on high alert

LONDON — Britain is increasingly feeling like a hostile place for women. There have been multiple reports of “needle spiking” — which involves an injection being administered to someone without… Read more
U.S. plans to make condolence payments to families of Afghans killed in mistaken drone strike

U.S. plans to make condolence payments to families of Afghans killed in mistaken drone strike

The United States has pledged to make undisclosed “ex gratia condolence payments” to the families of 10 Afghan civilians — including seven children — who were killed in a mistaken… Read more