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Bees in the Netherlands trained to detect COVID-19 infections

By Bart Biesemans

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch researchers have trained bees, which have an unusually keen sense of smell, to (More…)

Malian woman gives birth to nine babies

BAMAKO (Reuters) – A Malian woman gave birth to nine babies on Tuesday – two more than doctors had detected (More…)

Pandas a respite from pandemic for Madrid care home residents

By Elena Rodriguez and Michael Gore

MADRID (Reuters) -Elderly residents from a nursing home outside Madrid relished the fresh air (More…)

High anxiety: World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Portugal

By Catarina Demony and Miguel Pereira

AROUCA, Portugal (Reuters) – Hugo Xavier became one of the first people to cross (More…)

Roshan the camel brings books to homeschooling children in rural Pakistan

(Reuters) – Plodding his way through the desert in remote southwest Pakistan, Roshan the camel carries priceless cargo: books for (More…)

‘Hands of love’: warm latex gloves mimic human touch for COVID-19 patients in Brazil

By Leonardo Benessatto

SAO CARLOS, Brazil (Reuters) – The fight against COVID-19 is a lonely one with patients forced into (More…)

Ukrainian artist couple turns military ammo boxes into Christian icons

By Margaryta Chornokondratenko and Sergiy Karazy

KYIV (Reuters) – Visiting a military base in 2014, Ukrainian artist and icon painter (More…)

After 114 days in ICU, Catalan COVID-19 patient soaks up seaside sunshine

By Luis Felipe Castilleja and Nacho Doce

MADRID (Reuters) – Medical staff rolled Joan Soler Sendra, 63, across the street (More…)

One man’s mission offers Beirut neighborhood a vision of hope after blast

By Ayat Basma and Issam Abdallah

BEIRUT (Reuters) -The sheer scale of the destruction in Beirut’s Karantina district after the (More…)

New piece of Dead Sea Scrolls jigsaw discovered after 60 years

By Ari Rabinovitch

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli archaeologists racing against treasure hunters to search caves near the Dead Sea have (More…)