Hundreds of millions pledged for Notre Dame rebuild not yet collected, archbishop says

The more than a billion dollars pledged from people around the world to help fund the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral has yet to be collected, the Archbishop of Paris said in a statement exactly one month after the spectacular fire broke out at the heart of Paris.

Mysterious German crossbow deaths may have been part of murder-suicide pact by medieval cult: reports

The mysterious deaths of five Germans – three who died by crossbow bolts lodged in their bodies – may have been part of a murder-suicide pact by a cult-like group devoted to medieval folklore, baffled police speculate as new tantalizing details emerge.

Germany crossbow victims were medieval combat enthusiasts, linked to deaths of 2 others hundreds of miles away

The three people killed by crossbow arrows inside a German hotel room were medieval combat enthusiasts and their deaths have been linked to two more deaths at one of the victim’s apartment several hundred miles away.

Up to 70 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Tunisia in deadliest shipwreck since January

As many as 70 people are believed to have drowned after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast Friday – it is the deadliest shipwreck involving migrants trying to reach Europe this year, officials said.

British soldier in Malawi on anti-poaching operation killed by elephant

A British soldier deployed to southeastern Africa for a counter-poaching operation was killed while on patrol -- with one of the animals he was charged with protecting responsible for his death, officials revealed Tuesday.

Venezuela’s Guaido says he’s considering asking US for military intervention: ‘I will evaluate all options if necessary’

Venezuela’s opposition leader, whose most recent call for a military uprising failed to bring disputed leader Nicolas Maduro’s to his feet, said in a recent interview that he is considering asking the United States to intervene in the embattled South American country.

Spanish journalist arrested for trying to sell Assange embassy videos for $3.4M: report

A Spanish journalist and an unnamed computer programmer were arrested Wednesday for allegedly trying to make more $3.4 million by selling videos of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange during his time the Ecuador Embassy in London.