Day: April 10, 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte arrived Monday night in Saudi Arabia, where economic troubles forced the repatriation of thousands of his citizens still waiting for their salaries.Filipino organisations in the Gulf kingdom, which still hosts almos…

Salting of roads in winter helps drivers navigate snow and ice, but the runoff may be irreparably damaging freshwater lakes in the United States and Canada, researchers warned Monday.Most of the 371 North American freshwater lakes in the US Northeast a…

The “Pope Francis Launderette” opened its doors Monday offering the poor and homeless to wash their clothes and bedding for free, the Vatican announced.The laundry service is in Rome’s Trastevere tourist district, which already has as homeless shelter …

The prime suspect in the Stockholm truck attack has demanded that his state-appointed lawyer be replaced with a Sunni Muslim — a request that was refused, according to court documents seen Monday.Rakhmat Akilov, a 39-year-old Uzbek national believed t…

The United States, Mexico and Canada announced a joint bid to stage the 2026 World Cup on Monday, aiming to become the first three-way co-hosts in the history of FIFA’s showpiece tournament. The bid was announced at a press conference in New York atten…

Simba the lion and Lula the bear, the ailing last two residents of Mosul zoo, were flown out of Iraq Monday to receive emergency care from an animal welfare group.A group of veterinarians from the Four Paws International charity took the animals out of…