In this picture taken on January 18, people are seen at the site of the Okaz Festival in Taif. Ongoing tourism festivities have been told to suspend their activities in observance of King Abdullah's death. (SPA photo)
WASHINGTON: Nani Teruya does not vote because she believes the United States is illegally occupying her home state of Hawaii, but people are trying to convince her to go
BRAZIL’S Salto Morato Nature Preserve is a haven for scientists studying the dwindling Atlantic rainforest, an area less renowned than the Amazon forest but just as biologically diverse and equally th
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: Accompanied by a fleet of astronauts spanning NASA’s entire existence, Atlantis made a slow, solemn journey to retirement Friday, the last
CHICAGO: Zac Vawter lost his right leg in a motorcycle accident.
ISLAMABAD: Once you’ve been to both poles, skydived over Mount Everest and set up your country’s first consulate in Monaco, the question is: What next?
JEDDAH: Prince Faisal bin Abdullah, president of Saudi Red Crescent Authority, launched yesterday a new first-aid device designed by the authority and manufactured in Europe to serve pilgrims durin
ALMATY, Kazakhstan: A Russian spacecraft carrying three astronauts and a consignment of fish has successfully docked with the International Space Station after a two-day voyage.
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Arizona: Google and its street-view cameras already have taken users to narrow cobblestone alleys in Spain using a tricycle, inside the Smithsonian with a push cart and up
Tech bloggers and other reviewers praised Microsoft Corp’s new Surface RT tablet for beautiful design but said a shortage of applications and a slow operating system meant the result was heartbreak fo
From June to October, the beaches around Ras Al-Had in Oman attract an increasing number of tourists.
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