Congressional Democrats examine Erik Prince’s statements on 2017 Seychelles meeting for possible perjury
Nine days before Donald Trump took the oath of office, Erik Prince, the billionaire founder of the private military contractor Blackwater and a Trump ally, met in the Seychelles islands with a Russian financier close to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Is this the most powerful woman in fashion? How Qatar's doyenne of art is spotting designers of the future
Qatar’s Sheikha Al Mayassa may mostly wear black herself – at least in public – but she’s putting her country’s oil riches behind talent-spotting the designers of the future.
Australia: Dingoes crawl into campervan, take toddler - father gives chase
A toddler who was sleeping in a campervan was dragged away by two dingoes before he was dramatically rescued by his father. The 14-month-old was asleep in the vehicle which had parked in an isolated area of Fraser Island off the Queensland Coast.
A Young Poet, a Mysterious Stranger and an El Salvador on the Brink of War
It is the late 1970s and Carolyn Forché is a 27-year-old poet with one published book of poetry, teaching at a university in Southern California. One day Leonel Gómez Vides, 37, arrives at her door with his two young daughters, claiming that he’s driven all the way from El Salvador just to talk to h
Russian envoys meet Syria's Assad, discuss post-war efforts, trade
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Several Russian envoys met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and discussed a constitutional committee, trade, as well as the ways to improve Syria’s relations with neighboring Arab countries, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said.