ANKARA: Turkey’s Sultan Kosen, at 2.51 meters (eight foot three) the world’s tallest man, has wed a Syrian woman he called the “love of my life,” though he towers over his 1.75-meter bride.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: A flight carrying a little more than 100 passengers from Budapest touched down Sunday at Dubai’s new Al Maktoum International Airport, a modest first arrival for
VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis welcomed news on Sunday that his Twitter account @pontifex had attracted more than 10 million followers.
KATMANDU: A French multiple sclerosis sufferer Sunday became the first disabled person to skydive over Mount Everest, successfully completing his landing before being taken to hospital as a precaution
The number of pilgrims arriving in Madinah has reached 16,487, while the number of pilgrims departing is about 15,020, according to statistics prepared by the Reports and Statistics Unit in the Secret
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Authorities in Muslim-majority Malaysia have banned a planned concert by US pop singer Ke$ha after deciding it would hurt cultural and religious sensitivities.
WASHINGTON: Prosecutors have offered a plea deal to a woman charged in the death of her newborn son at the convent where she was studying to become a nun.
COLOMBO: Twenty-four elephants lined up for a race Thursday on Sri Lanka’s newest expressway, but thousands of spectators were left disappointed when organizers scrapped the event due to safety concer
LONDON: A British football fan was jailed for 12 months on Thursday for drunkenly punching a police horse in the head after his team lost to their arch rivals.
MANILA: Thousands of lactating mothers across the Philippines simultaneously breast fed their babies on Thursday in an attempt to break a world record and break down social taboos.
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