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strong earthquake strikes as Several feared dead in Italy

A strong earthquake brought down buildings in mountainous central Italy early on Wednesday, trapping residents and sending others fleeing into the streets, with at least 10 people believed killed. The quake caused serious damage to a number of towns and villages, but did not seem to have hit heavily populated …

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European border closures ‘inhumane’: UN refugee agency

ISTANBUL – The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Monday border closures in Europe to stop migrants were inhumane and government efforts to stem the flow had averted the crisis only temporarily. Border closures across the Balkans and a deal between Turkey and the European Union have sharply reduced the …

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Blooming exhibits at London’s Chelsea Flower Show

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is pictured through a gap in a floral exhibit by the New Covent Garden Flower Market, which features an image of the Queen, during a visit to the 2016 Chelsea Flower Show in central London Chelsea Pensioners walk amongst a display of thousands of crocheted and …

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