33 Turkish soldiers killed in airstrike, official says

33 Turkish soldiers killed in airstrike, official says

Thirty-five soldiers were injured in the attack and have been evacuated to hospitals in Turkey, according to officials. The attack comes days before a Turkish deadline on Syrian government troops to withdraw from areas recaptured in recent months from rebels in northwest Syria. Turkey, which backs some Syrian anti-government fighters, condemned the Syrian attack as…

Diplomats to be evacuated from North Korea

Diplomats to be evacuated from North Korea

North Korea has not confirmed a single case of the virus inside its borders, but global health experts have warned the country is highly susceptible to an outbreak given its close proximity to China and limited medical capabilities. Every other country in East Asia has confirmed numerous cases. The German Embassy, French Cooperation Office, and…

At least 29 Turkish soldiers killed in air attack by Syrian regime, Turkish governor says

At least 29 Turkish soldiers killed in air attack by Syrian regime, Turkish governor says

Thirty-five soldiers were injured in the attack and have been evacuated to hospitals in Turkey, according to officials. The attack comes days before a Turkish deadline on Syrian government troops to withdraw from areas recaptured in recent months from rebels in northwest Syria. Turkey, which backs some Syrian anti-government fighters, condemned the Syrian attack as…

Asian markets fall, and Baidu warns the virus outbreak will hit earnings

Asian markets fall, and Baidu warns the virus outbreak will hit earnings

China’s Shanghai Composite (SHCOMP) closed down 3.7%, bringing losses for the week to 5.6%, the index’s worst performance since April 2019. Japan’s Nikkei (N225) ended down 3.7% and benchmark indexes in Australia and South Korea both shed 3.3%. Coronavirus is fast becoming an ‘economic pandemic’ European stocks suffered even greater losses, with Germany’s DAX (DAX)…

Haunting photos of Mexico’s forgotten people

Haunting photos of Mexico’s forgotten people

Graciela Iturbide’s documentary photography captures Mexico’s culture through haunting portraits of marginalized communities, portrayed with complexity and compassion. Just as her black-and-white compositions give strength to individuals, she also venerates esoteric and ephemeral symbols of the country’s national identity — swarming birds over an isolated highway, towering saguaro cacti, and the belongings of famed Mexican…

Secret doorway discovered under UK Parliament

Secret doorway discovered under UK Parliament

(CNN) — A 17th-century door has just been discovered under London‘s House of Commons. On February 26, the UK Parliament announced the discovery of a previously-hidden entrance that had been built for the coronation of King Charles II in 1661. The discovery was made as part of a long-term restoration project by the Parliament’s Architecture…