Thursday, February 22, 2018


A carnival chariot is seen with figures of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a parade in Torres Vedras

Portuguese Carnival Revelers Poke Fun at Putin, Trump and Kim

LISBON (Reuters) Portuguese revelers portray Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as sharks, in a yearly...
The Escobar bar entrance is seen in Singapore

Singapore’s ‘Escobar’ to Drop Picture of Colombian Drug Lord after Complaints

By Dewey Sim SINGAPORE (Reuters) The owner of a Singapore bar named "Escobar" said a picture of the Colombian drug lord may have been a...
Meghan Markle and Britain's Prince Harry, meet members of the public during a walkabout on the esplanade at Edinburgh Castle

UK’s Prince Harry and Tartan-Clad Meghan Wow Edinburgh

EDINBURGH (Reuters) Prince Harry and his American fiancee Meghan Markle, who was dressed in a Scottish tartan coat, were welcomed enthusiastically in Edinburgh on...
A reveller from Sao Clemente Samba school performs during the first night of the carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro

Carnival Lights Up Rio Despite Crime Wave, Yellow Fever Scare

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) Carnival festivities took over Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, as revelers danced and drank at block parties with names like...
People queue to collect water as fears over the city's water crisis grow in Cape Town

Cape Town’s Water Crisis Hitting Tourism – Officials

By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN (Reuters) A chronic drought that could leave South Africa's Cape Town without water within weeks is hurting visitor numbers and...
Britain's Prince Willian and Katherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, visit the Princess Ingrid Alexandra Sculpture Park within the Palace Gardens, in Oslo

Prince William, Kate Get Warm Welcome in Chilly Norway

OSLO (Reuters) Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate flew to Norway on the final leg of a Nordic trip on Thursday, and stepped...