Three dead in attack and Islamist protests in Egypt
CAIRO (Reuters) - Three people including an army general were killed and at least 28 wounded on Friday in militant attacks, some claimed by a group loyal to Islamic State, and clashes at Islamist protests around Egypt, security sources and health officials said.

NASA stages 'Black Hole Friday'
Shoppers have Black Friday, but NASA scientists may have come up with something better.

Michelin's 'undisputed leader' in cuisine
Tokyoites may brag about having the most Michelin stars in the world, but Hong Kongers can actually eat in theirs without breaking the bank.

Bargains and brawls - 'Black Friday' comes to Britain
LONDON (Reuters) - British police officers were called to stores across the country on Friday as the "Black Friday" shopping frenzy imported from the United States brought surging crowds and fights over sharply discounted goods.






Unseen photos of Churchill, Astaire, Garbo and others
It all started with some boxes that had not been opened for 80 years.

China's 55 ethnic minorities
For a year, journalist and author David Eimer traveled the edges of China exploring a side of the country that obliterates expectations.

Soccer star strips to his underwear
Colombian soccer star James Rodriguez has joined his Real Madrid teammate Ronaldo in launching his own underwear line.

US 'horrified' by Syrian regime raids, slams Assad

Rescue workers remove a body following air strikes reportedly by Syrian government forces in the Islamic State (IS) group controlled Syrian city of Raqa, on November 25, 2014The bombing Tuesday was the deadliest by President Bashar al-Assad's air force since Islamic State jihadists seized the city last year and declared it their capital. It was not clear how many Islamic States members were killed, but the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said more than half of the dead were civilians. The US State Department condemned the strikes, and said the regime had no value for human life. "We are horrified by the reports that the Assad regime's airstrikes yesterday in Raqa, Syria killed dozens of civilians and demolished residential areas," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement, released Wednesday.


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