It's a world away from the glitz and glamour of Baywatch, but in time of war Gaza's most devoted lifeguard is passionate about keeping the beach a little bit safer.
Egyptian curator Medhat Abdallah laughs when reminded of the "curse of Tutankhamun" as he cleans an ancient gilded bed found in the boy king's burial chamber nearly a century ago.
Russia slammed a draft UN resolution on the Srebrenica genocide as divisive, and said it would present its own measure while the United Nations marks 20 years since the massacre.
Indonesia has set up a new team to reduce noise from mosques, an official said, as places of worship go into overdrive during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Sodas and other sugary drinks may cause up to 184,000 deaths a year worldwide, according to a study published Monday in the journal Circulation.
In the limestone quarries of Minya province south of Cairo, labourers in sandals and makeshift masks use unsheathed rotor blades to gouge the white, fossil-rich rock into house bricks.
Tennis players at Wimbledon, fasting Muslims and ailing religious pilgrims in Lourdes were among those at risk from the blast of a major heatwave spreading up through Europe on Tuesday.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday nominated a female judge to sit on the Supreme Court in an unprecedented move that has angered some Islamic conservatives.
Maryam Golubeva Moscow born Latvian artist with Turkish ancestry who is currently living and working in UK. She is using pre Soviet era paper cutting and engraving to deliver a cross cultural narrative that aims to re-establish the historic bond between east and west.
Jerome Kugan is a writer, poet, musician and artist based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Originally from Kota Kinabalu, Kugan is a 33 year old singer songwriter who first dabbled in music while still a student in Australia in 1996 when he joined a Casio punk band.
Beatriz Martinez González was born in Cordoba, Spain. Her inclination towards the arts and working with unique materials like leather are the result of a potpourri of influences, both personal and environmental.
Tour companies were evacuating thousands of foreign holidaymakers from Tunisia, a day after a gunman killed 39 people at a beach hotel in an attack claimed by Islamic State.
In this video, Gisoo Misha Ahmadi takes us to the world's biggest feast in the holy city of Mashhad where everyone is Imam' Reza's guest.
Coral reefs are fragile and in danger worldwide, but a growing movement to restore them is based on the science of breaking off pieces in order to grow more, known as coral gardening.
With 30 hectares (74 acres) of pine forest, it could be Beirut's answer to New York's Central Park, but for 20 years the capital's largest green space has been de facto off-limits to Lebanese.
Nearly two-thirds of the victims of a killer heatwave that swept southern Pakistan last week were homeless people, a minister said Monday, as the death toll in Karachi reached over 1,200.
Despite claims of its imminent demise, Qatar's controversial "kafala" sponsorship system - which critics say is a direct cause of misery and abuse for many foreign workers - clings stubbornly to life.
Traditional doesn’t have to mean boring. Maryam Yusof shows us the latest trends to the classic Malay baju kurung.