China’s ‘Peace Ark’ ship makes maiden visit to Venezuela (VIDEO)

A Chinese hospital vessel has moored at a port near Caracas, where its staff will be providing free medical care to Venezuelans. Recently, a similar-class ship was sent by the US to Colombia to treat refugees fleeing Venezuela. The ‘Peace Ark,’ a Chinese Navy 300-bed hospital ship, has moored on Saturday at the port of […]

China cancels its top navy officer's visit to US over anti-Russia sanctions

Published time: 22 Sep, 2018 17:04 Edited time: 22 Sep, 2018 17:04 China has canceled the planned visit of its Navy commander to the US in response to the sanctions imposed by Washington against Beijing over its military cooperation with Russia, the Chinese Defense Ministry said. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Jersey: Why you should visit – what to do, see and eat in the Channel Islands hotspot

Despite being the largest of the Channel Islands, Jersey is just 118 square kilometres – roughly a tenth of the size of London – with a population of less than 100,000. But, being able to drive from one side of the island to the other within an hour adds to the delight of this island […]

Princess Charlotte: Kate Middleton’s daughter does this sweet thing when guests visit

Princess Charlotte, the second child of Kate Middleton and Prince William, is set to make the perfect hostess as she follows in the steps of her mother, an insider has said. A royal source has divulged that the three-year-old loves to make guests to Kensington Palace feel welcome. While many small children may hide behind […]

Insiders are buzzing that Northern Virginia could soon be awarded Amazon’s HQ2 as Jeff Bezos makes high-profile visit to Washington, DC (AMZN)

Amy Harris/Invision/AP The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Northern Virginia could soon land Amazon HQ2. Two sources said as much to Business Insider. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is amid a high-profile trip to Washington, DC. The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Amazon could soon select Northern Virginia as the […]

You Need to Visit This Tranquil Island Inside Metropolitan Rio

Little-Known Neighborhoods of Well-Known Cities: An OZY series that uncovers some of the hidden places and spaces in the global cities we think we know. Read more. Rio de Janeiro is a lot of things — bustling, crowded, complex, chock-full of crazy parties — but “pure tranquility” is not how you’d typically describe Brazil’s cultural […]

US Syria rep. to visit Turkey, Jordan, Israel & address Moscow’s tip on false-flag chemical attack

Newly-appointed US Special Representative for Syria Engagement, James Jeffrey, together with US Special Envoy for Syria, Joel Rayburn, will tour Israel, Jordan and Turkey on September 1-4, the State Department has announced. During their trip, the US diplomats will reassure Israel of its support and “underscore that the United States will respond to any chemical […]

Inside Meghan Markle’s secret trip to Canada – this is the person she went to visit

Meghan Markle, 37, and Prince Harry, 33, are back in the spotlight, after a relaxing few weeks to themselves over the summer. During August the couple jetted off to Lake Como to spend time with close friends George and Amal Clooney, and also visited Prince Charles and Camilla in the Scottish Highlands. The Duchess of […]

'I want to help you': U.S. Open umpire's Kyrgios visit scrutinized

Nick Kyrgios was losing big at the U.S. Open on Thursday, and barely even trying. Didn't move while so-so serves flew by for aces. Casually put groundstrokes into the net. Double-faulted without caring. The crowd began booing. The chair umpire, Mohamed Lahyani, decided to intervene. In an unusual sight for Grand Slam tennis, Lahyani clambered […]

No hard feelings: Clergy visit prompts Russian fine arts school to hide statues’ naughty parts

A fine arts school in Russia’s Siberia has been criticized online after deciding to hastily cover up its nude antique sculptures – all because they thought it might upset visiting Orthodox Christian priests. The unusual take on artistic nudity occurred in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk on Thursday. Photos and a video from the State […]