Had Federer fallen, it would have been the first time since the 1999 French Open that he and Serena would have been eliminated on the same day in the first week of a grand slam. They were both 17-years-old at Roland Garros 21 years ago.
More than 730,000 Rohingya fled western Rakhine state for neighboring Bangladesh in 2017 to escape a military-led crackdown that the U.N has said was executed with genocidal intent. Myanmar says the military campaign was a legitimate counter-insurgency operation launched in response to militant attacks on security forces.
The 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) bomb was found Monday evening during construction near the Rhine River in the center of the city. A TV station and the opera house had to be evacuated during the defusing operation. Shipping on the river and air traffic overhead were also interrupted before the defusing operation got underway.
(CNN)There’s a reason the United States has no minimum age to file a patent. A good idea can come from anyone, no matter how young. (Just ask Robert Patch, a Marylander whose toy truck design was patented in 1963 at the tender age of 6.)
In 1914, and again in 1939, the experts were wrong. So do we have any chance of doing better 100 years later? Perhaps. The World War I remembrances were a reminder of just how much carnage can be unleashed due to a few people’s say-so. One in every four British men joined or were conscripted […]
That set the scene for Macron’s address to the nation Monday night. While criticizing the actions of the protesters, he also acknowledged a nationwide anger, saying he bore partial responsibility. “I may have given you the impression that I didn’t care, that I had other priorities. I know I may have upset some of you […]
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park is just as exciting and surprising, with a gigantic wave pool with 6ft swells and a rip-roaring roller coaster style raft ride called Crush n Gusher. Tiny tots can explore the Ketchakiddee Creek play area, where they will find 10 different fun-filled aquatic activities just for preschoolers and littluns.
The Gadhimai festival began in the early hours of Tuesday amid tight security, with the ceremonial slaughter of a goat, rat, chicken, pig and a pigeon. A local shaman then offered blood from five points of his body.
Mr Raj told Asia One: “According to Arya’s parents, initially he weighed 85kg before his appetite increased extremely. He is now losing weight without losing his spirit. This is a rare quality, especially among adults.
The US and Russia are due to sign a treaty in December bringing down the number of their deployed strategic weapons from more than 2,000 each to 1,500. Obama today promised much deeper cuts to follow. In January negotiations are due to start on a treaty banning the production of new weapons-grade fissile material. In […]