WATCH Tourists Flock to Ancient Aleppo Citadel Once Besieged by Terrorists

During brutal street fighting for control of the city, terrorists managed to blow up a portion of the ancient UNESCO Heritage Site, with the ancient castle structure helping to defend Syrian troops besieged by jihadists in neighbouring areas for years on end before Aleppo was finally completely liberated in late 2016.

Vote here to decide what book New Yorkers should read this spring

This year’s “One Book, One New York” citywide book club initiative is gearing up, with the goal of bringing New Yorkers together by reading the same book. Launched in 2017 by the New York City Mayo…

10 Things from Raptors-Thunder

Consistency, concern and passiveness are just a few of the things that can be gleaned from the Toronto Raptors loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night.

Nigeria: Journalists Escape Lynching in Kano

Some journalists covering the Supplementary Governorship election in Kano State on Saturday escaped lynching by some suspected thugs at Suntulma Primary School in Gama ward of Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state.

Worshippers return to Christchurch gun attack mosques

The two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch where a gunman killed 50 worshippers last week have reopened their doors. Many survivors of the attacks were among the first to walk in and pray for those who died.

Somali minister among five killed by extremist attack in Mogadishu

A Somali police officer says five people, including the country’s deputy labor minister, have been killed in an Islamic extremist attack on a government building in the capital. Capt. Mohamed Husse…

New Zealand reopens mosques that were target of deadly massacres

CHRISTCHURCH – Smelling of fresh paint, the two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch where a gunman killed 50 worshipers last week reopened their doors on Saturday, with many survi…

French yellow vest protests staged amid enhanced security

The French government vowed to strengthen security as yellow vest protesters stage a 19th round of demonstrations, following last week's riots in Paris.

Makai Mason now hero at Baylor after being villain a few years ago

SALT LAKE CITY — Baylor was a throw-in, at the end of a list of colleges Makai Mason planned to explore as a graduate transfer. When Mason decided he would leave Yale, he included the Bears, the te…

Kansas on verge of returning to familiar territory

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — For most programs, this would be a strong season. Twenty-five regular season wins is a reason to celebrate. A four-seed in the NCAA Tournament is a source of pride. Kansas, o…

China to STEAL Google’s AI? US General WARNS businesses their tech could aid Chinese army

THE Chinese government could steal US artificial intelligence from American companies a top US General revealed in a worrying claim this week.

March Madness Friday takeaways: Top-seed struggles, 12-5s, and the reason Round 1 felt lacking

The 2019 NCAA tournament's first round was – yes, we'll admit it – somewhat underwhelming. Why? Not for a lack of upsets or a lack of stars. Because the games just weren't that close. But there are plenty of compelling discussions to be had.