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Tallest Woman in the World Reveals What Her Life is Like

Rumeysa Gelgi, the 26-year-old Turkish-born woman, is the tallest woman in the world, measuring in at 7 feet 0.7 inches, or 215 centimeters. She holds the 2023 Guinness World Record for being the tallest woman. The previous year, Rumeysa was...

Greek Rescuers Pull Alive 4th Child from the Rubble in Turkey

Greek firefighters who were sent to Turkey to assist with earthquake rescue efforts have located a fourth child amid the destruction and ruins. Efforts to extract the child from beneath the rubble are reportedly underway. The child was found still...

Death Toll Over 11,000 After Turkey and Syria Earthquake

The combined death toll from Monday’s earthquake which struck Turkey and Syria reached 11,416 on Wednesday, as rescue efforts continued across the region, despite being hampered by cold weather conditions. Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that the death toll...

Brazil Sinks Aircraft Carrier in Atlantic Despite Pollution Risk

The Brazilian military went ahead and sank an outdated aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean dismissing objections from environmental groups by arguing that the damage would have been worse if the ship had not been sunk carefully. After being built...

US Insists Chinese Balloon was Spying

US intelligence sources insisted on Tuesday that the balloon shot down on Saturday was used by the Chinese military for spying. Unnamed officials told the Washington Post they believed such balloons were used to collect intelligence on strategically relevant territories. They...

Rescuers Save Baby Trapped Down a Well in Thailand

On Tuesday, Feb 7, Thai rescuers pulled out a 19-month-old Myanmarese toddler from a 13-meter deep and 30-centimeter-wide well located at the cassava plantation farm in Thailand’s Tak province. The whole rescue operation took about 18 hours to complete. The...

Race Against Time to Save Earthquake Survivors in Turkey, Syria

Rescuers are racing against time for survivors from the rubble of thousands of buildings brought down by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake and multiple aftershocks that struck eastern Turkey and neighboring Syria. More than 8,000 people so far have been pulled...

Newborn Baby Rescued from Earthquake Rubble as Mother Dies

A newborn baby was rescued from the rubble of his home in northern Syria following the massive earthquake, but his mother died. Despite the most unfavorable conditions, medics north of the city of Aleppo were able to deliver the baby...

Winter Weather Worsens Plight of Earthquake Victims in Turkey and Syria

As the authorities and first responders struggle to care for survivors in Turkey and Syria, concerns are growing that winter weather conditions will make it even more difficult for earthquake survivors in the coming hours and days. On Monday, February...

Researcher ‘Predicts’ Turkey Earthquake 3 Days Prior

A researcher from the Netherlands has gone viral for allegedly predicting the earthquake which struck Turkey and Syria, just three days before two massive quakes affected the region on Monday, February 6. Frank Hoogerbeets, a Dutch researcher from the Solar...

1,800 Men Arrested in India Underage Marriage Crackdown

On Thursday night, officers of the Assam Police in India began arresting individuals accused of being engaged in child marriages. The Assam government has registered 4,004 cases and arrested 1,800 male suspects so far. The crackdown was carried out under...

The World’s Oldest Dog Turns 30 and Breaks Guinness Record

At the astonishing age of thirty, Bobi, the Portuguese pooch, has beaten a century-long record to become officially recognized as the oldest dog ever. The purebred Rafeiro do Alentejo's age - typically expected to live between 12 and 14 years...

Hong Kong to Give Away 500,000 Free Airline Tickets to Boost Tourism

The government in Hong Kong has unveiled plans to give away 500,000 free airline tickets as part of an initiative to boost tourism and draw visitors back to the city. The "Hello Hong Kong" initiative was revealed for the first...

Uganda Villager Has 12 Wives, 102 Children and 578 Grandchildren

The Ugandan villager, who claims to have 12 wives, 102 children, and 578 grandkids, has had enough of battling to provide for his large family. The 68-year-old told AFP from his home in Bugisa, a small community in the Butaleja...

The Vietnam Execution that Symbolizes the Brutality of War

Exactly 55 years to this day the photo of the execution of a suspected Viet Cong member in Vietnam still has the power to shock the world. Captured by American photojournalist Eddie Adams it shows South Vietnam National Police Chief...