Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral needs urgent repairs

Jul 6, 2017

Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral needs urgent repairs

Victor Hugo would be appalled to see the ravages inflicted by time, pollution and weather on his beloved Notre Dame, the soaring cathedral that adorns the heart of Paris.The celebrated French novelist wrote “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” published in 1831, largely to draw ...

Jun 29, 2017

U.S. sets new visa rules for six mainly Muslim nations, refugees

The Trump administration on Wednesday set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a “close” family or business tie to the United States. The move came after the Supreme Court partially restored President Donald Trump’s executive ...

Suicide bomber targeting Mecca hurts six, Saudi police say

Jun 24, 2017

Suicide bomber targeting Mecca hurts six, Saudi police say

Six foreign pilgrims were hurt on Friday in Saudi Arabia when a suicide bomber targeting Islam’s holiest site of Mecca blew himself up, the Interior Ministry said.The incident happened around the Grand Mosque, where hundreds of thousands of worshippers gathered for early afternoon prayers ...