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Paris is planning to erect two glass walls near the base of the Eiffel Tower in an effort to keep the monument secure and looking good in photographs. The city has relied on protective metal fences positioned around the base of the tower since the...
In another baby step toward more independence for women, Saudi Arabia wants to open women-only gyms in every neighborhood. But there's a caveat: the purpose of the gyms will be to motivate women to get fit. The kingdom won't grant licenses...
A new report suggests that Russia and Syria deliberately targeted civilian-populated areas of Aleppo, including hospitals, in their joint aerial bombing campaign. Evidence presented in the report, released on Monday by the Atlantic Council, a...
EU leaders are turning to Russia as they seek to stabilize Libya, stem the flow of migrants departing its shores for Europe and combat Islamist terrorism. But what is Russia's stake in the volatile North African nation? One Libyan figure may...
Yemen's government has requested that the United States stop ground operations in the country unless it has the government's full approval after an anti-terror raid authorized by US President Donald Trump killed civilians, two...
The superstar singer took to Instagram Wednesday to announce she's adopted twin girls from Malawi. "I can officially confirm I have completed the process of adopting twin sisters from Malawi and am overjoyed that they are now part of our...
From pilots to travel photographers, train aficionados to tour guides, these world-wandering experts have seen the world.  Here they share their favorite destinations, and why they think they shouldn't be missed. Visit Egypt without the...
When 13-year-old Malika from a dusty village outside Cairo, Egypt turned 11, her mother took her to the doctor late at night. It was not until she saw the blood and heard the cries from the other girls that it dawned on her -- she was about to...
A little over an hour's drive from the Jordanian capital Amman, lies one of the most breathtaking and seemingly tranquil scenes in the country. But the lush mountainous terrain around al-Wahda dam near the Syrian border, is far from...
Melania Trump is gracing the cover of Vanity Fair Mexico at an awkward time. The first lady is pictured for the February issue of the magazine, poised with a fork over a bowl of jewels, as if preparing to eat them like pasta. One of the cover lines...