Tourist faces backlash after dancing on Mayan pyramid in Mexico

An angry mob in Mexico poured water on a clueless female tourist, hurled insults at her and demanded that she be locked up after she ascended the ancient Mayan pyramid and was filmed dancing on the stairs. The unidentified woman, who is said to be a Spanish national, sparked an outrage Monday when she ignored the rules barring visitors from climbing Mayan Temple of Kukulcán … Continue reading Tourist faces backlash after dancing on Mayan pyramid in Mexico

North Korea unveiled Kim Jong Un’s daughter at a missile launch site

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has unveiled the little-known daughter of its leader Kim Jong Un at a missile launch site, attracting keen attention on a fourth-generation member of the dynastic family that has ruled North Korea for more than seven decades. The North’s state media said Saturday that Kim had observed the launch of its new type of intercontinental ballistic missile with his … Continue reading North Korea unveiled Kim Jong Un’s daughter at a missile launch site

Women’s clinic in South Sudan a casualty of distracted world

In a country where the maternal mortality rate is one of the highest in the world, a small clinic dedicated to reproductive health care for more than 200,000 people is about to be shut down. The worried-looking mothers know too well what might happen next. “If the hospital closes, we will die more because we are poor,” said one expectant mother who gave her name … Continue reading Women’s clinic in South Sudan a casualty of distracted world

30 dead after massacre on Papua New Guinea’s ‘island of love’ after tribal warfare

Thirty people are reported to have been killed on Kiriwina Island in Papua New Guinea’s Milne Bay Province. Kiriwina-Goodenough MP Douglas Tomuriesa told PNG newspaper Post Courier on Tuesday 30 people were dead and many others seriously injured in the worst tribal warfare on the island ever recorded. There is currently little detail known about the massacre. Kiriwina is the largest of the Trobriand Islands, known as … Continue reading 30 dead after massacre on Papua New Guinea’s ‘island of love’ after tribal warfare

UN demands investigation after naked migrants found at Greece-Turkey border

The United Nations has called for an urgent investigation after almost 100 migrants were found distressed, bruised and stripped naked at the border between Greece and Turkey — as the two countries fiercely trade blame for the disturbing discovery. The group of 92 men, mostly from Afghanistan and Syria, were found close to the Evros river that marks the border on Friday, Greek police said … Continue reading UN demands investigation after naked migrants found at Greece-Turkey border