Aboriginal Australians meet at sacred Uluru to discuss first chance of recognition
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Aboriginal Australian leaders are meeting at the sacred landmark of Uluru to decide how the country's first inhabitants, who date back about 50,000 years before British colonizers... ...
London's Chelsea Flower Show to open with a volcano and a secret garden
LONDON (Reuters) - A secret garden and model erupting volcano are among the main attractions of this year's Chelsea Flower Show, Britain's premier gardening show which is enticing royalty and... ...
Thousands throng to bow to St Nicholas relics in Moscow
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Thousands of people lined up for hours in Moscow on Monday to venerate the relics of Saint Nicholas, believed by Orthodox Christians to have miraculous powers, after his remains... ...
Fifty years after Six Day War, Jerusalem retains much of its old look
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will soon mark the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, a conflict in which it captured the Old City of Jerusalem and more than two dozen Palestinian villages around it... ...
Downward-facing goat: Yoga trend draws flock to New Hampshire farm
NOTTINGHAM, N.H. (Reuters) - Eight people dressed in bright-colored athletic tops and soft pants sat on foam mats and stretched until five tiny Nigerian Dwarf goats, the size of small dogs, pranced... ...
From fear of water to gold medal, Bosnian swimmer beats the odds
SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Six-year-old Bosnian Ismail Zulfic was born without arms and with a foot deformity and overcame his fear of the water to win a gold medal at a regional swimming competition. ...
Hopes rise for safe birth by Japan's probably pregnant panda
TOKYO (Reuters) - A female panda at a Tokyo zoo appears to be pregnant, zoo officials said on Friday, raising hopes for a safe birth five years after her first cub died within days of being born. ...
Hopes rise for safe birth by Japan's probably pregnant panda
TOKYO (Reuters) - A female panda at a Tokyo zoo appears to be pregnant, zoo officials said on Friday, raising hopes for a safe birth five years after her first cub died within days of being born. ...
Hotel de Crillon banks on recovery in Paris pulling power
PARIS (Reuters) - When Paris's landmark Hotel de Crillon reopens in July after a four-year 200 million euro ($222 million) revamp, it will be hoping to catch a rebound in the luxury hotel trade after... ...
Japan princess to wed, sparking debate on shrinking royal family
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, will wed a former college classmate, Japanese media reported, heating up debate on the ever-shrinking royal... ...
District of Columbia contestant named Miss USA
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A 25-year-old scientist representing the District of Columbia was crowned winner of the Miss USA pageant on Sunday, the second consecutive year that the contestant from the... ...
Pope canonizes Fatima visionaries, giving Church new children saints
FATIMA, Portugal (Reuters) - Pope Francis gave the Catholic Church two of its youngest saints on Saturday, canonizing shepherd siblings believed to have seen the Madonna 100 years ago in a Portuguese... ...
Pope canoness Fatima visionaries, giving Church new children saints
FATIMA, Portugal (Reuters) - Pope Francis gave the Catholic Church two of its youngest saints on Saturday, canonizing shepherd siblings believed to have seen the Madonna 100 years ago in a Portuguese... ...
Dior elevates festival fashion with Los Angeles-inspired Cruise collection
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fringed capes, pleated skirts and bolero hats peppered the runway at the Dior Cruise 2018 collection on Thursday as the luxury Parisian label spun its own twist on music... ...
Giant diamond auction fails as Sierra Leone rejects offer
FREETOWN (Reuters) - A much anticipated auction for one of the world's largest diamonds fizzled on Thursday when the government of Sierra Leone rejected a $7.8 million bid for the rough, egg-sized... ...
Chocolate's sweet history on display at New York museum
(Reuters) - From cacao beans to truffles, the history of chocolate has been curated inside New York's first museum dedicated to the sweet treat. ...
For world's super-rich, a pink diamond is forever
LONDON (Reuters) - For the world's super-rich, the investment of choice is increasingly a very rare naturally pink diamond, an asset class that this year has set records at auction. ...
For world's super-rich, a pink diamond is forever
LONDON (Reuters) - For the world's super-rich, the investment of choice is increasingly a very rare naturally pink diamond, an asset class that this year has set records at auction. ...
Cuba is 'huge opportunity' for U.S. travel companies, BCG says
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba represents a "huge" but challenging opportunity for U.S. cruise, airline and hotel companies as American visitors to the Caribbean island could increase as much as sevenfold... ...
London's river and its secrets
LONDON (Reuters) - London's River Thames has been the lifeblood of the British capital since the city's origins as a Roman garrison town around 2,000 years ago. ...