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Officials rescue 367 migrants off Libya; 25 bodies found

ROME - A fishing boat crowded with migrants overturned Wednesday in the Mediterranean off Libya as rescuers approached, and the Italian coast guard and Irish navy said at least 367 people were saved, although 25...
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Death toll at 50 in massive explosions at Chinese port

...a road strewn with broken glass and pieces of charred metal thrown from the explosion. Like surrounding buildings, the Mediterranean-style complex had all its windows blown out, and some of its surfaces were scorched."It's lucky no one had moved...
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Underwater search ends for free diver Molchanova off Spain

...rescue service and the police specialist underwater team both said they were limiting their operations to monitoring the Mediterranean Sea surface for any trace of the 53-year-old Russian.AIDA, the international diving federation, said in a statement...
Egypt unveils canal extension with pomp-filled ceremony that Egyptians "are still capable" of great accomplishments.The man-made waterway linking the Red Sea to the Mediterranean, which was inaugurated in 1869, has long been a symbol of Egyptian national pride. Pro-government media have compared...
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New conductor carries baton from Los Angeles

...2014-2015 Conductor Candidate season, presenting his concerts Nov. 15 and 16, 2014. His program, "English Shores to the Mediterranean," included all new material for the JSO - William Walton's Suite from "Henry V," Haydn's Trumpet Concerto in E-flat...
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Activists say dozens killed in Syrian village

...gunmen swept into a Sunni village in the mountains near the Mediterranean coast on Thursday, killing dozens of people, including...through the central city of Homs and on to the mountainous Mediterranean coastal area, which is the Alawite heartland.The government...
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Senior Menu: Week of April 4, 2011

Monday, April 4 Chicken chop suey Steamed rice Peach salad Tuesday, April 5 Spaghetti with meat sauce Mediterranean vegetables Romaine and radish salad Wednesday, April 6 Tuna salad sandwich Potato soup Tossed salad Thursday, April 7 Alaskan...
Seeing beyond Paris

...of Sitka, it is located just south of Marseilles on the Mediterranean Sea. Lucky for me, I am here to visit my husband, who...highest maritime cliff in Europe, was to my left, and the Mediterranean Sea fills the rest of the frame. I watch the local fishermen...
Photo: New best friend

...along the Marine Park docks on Sunday. Havanese are a breed of dog of the Bichon type and orginated in the Western Mediterranean. They are playful and great with children and other animals. They are known to "hop" when running.


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