‘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