Pompeii dig uncovers Narcissus fresco in ancient atrium

Feb 14, 2019

Archaeologists have discovered a fresco in an ancient Pompeii residence that portrays the mythological hunter Narcissus, who fell in love with his own reflection

Nationwide strike hits Belgian transport, factories

Feb 13, 2019

A national strike to demand higher pay has paralyzed airports, sea ports and rail traffic in Belgium, while hundreds of factories are shut down for the day

Belgium to shut airspace for 24 hours due to strike

Feb 12, 2019

Belgium's air traffic control authority says it is shutting down the country's airspace for 24 hours due to staffing uncertainties caused by a nationwide strike on Wednesday

Workers carefully remove remains of collapsed Genoa bridge

Feb 9, 2019

Work is underway to remove what is left of the Morandi Bridge, the key highway span in the Italian city of Genoa that collapsed in August, killing 43 people

From Gucci to Prada, fashion fails evoke racist imagery

Feb 8, 2019

Gucci has apologized for a wool sweater after complaints that it resembled blackface makeup and said the item had been pulled from its online and physical stores

2 South Koreans arrested in Croatia trying to smuggle eels

Feb 7, 2019

Croatian police say 2 South Korean citizens have been arrested after trying to smuggle about 252,000 live eels out of the country

Former Czech Republic defender Repka gets jail for fraud

Feb 7, 2019

Former Czech Republic defender Tomas Repka has been convicted of fraud and sentenced to 15 months in jail

Effort to save Egypt's Abu Simbel temples in 1960s recalled

Feb 7, 2019

Egyptologists and other experts gathered in Italy to celebrate the campaign that saved ancient Egyptian temples from being submerged by a dam project 50 years ago

Trial sought for 25 suspects in 2017 Italian hotel avalanche

Feb 6, 2019

Trial is being sought for 25 suspects for the deadly 2017 avalanche at a hotel in the Italian Apennine mountains

New app lets dog lovers swipe right for perfect pet match

Feb 5, 2019

A group of animal lovers in Lithuania has created a mobile application inspired by the popular dating app Tinder to match up dogs in local shelters with new owners

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