Sunday, March 3rd, 2019


Egypt completes restoration of ancient Kom el-Shuqafa catacombs

Egypt on Sunday completed a project to restore the catacombs of Kom el-Shuqafa in western Alexandria, which have been prone to groundwater leaks since they were discovered in the first decade of the…

Yannis Behrakis, award-winning Reuters photographer, dies aged 58

Yannis Behrakis, one of Reuters’ most decorated and best-loved photographers, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 58.

Iditarod sled dog race across Alaska starts with pageant, crowds

Fifty-two mushers and their dog teams drove through Alaska’s largest city in bright sunshine on Saturday to start the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.