Mediterranean

  • Jul 26, 2019

    See Inside the $9.8M Mansion Perched on the Highest Point of North Texas

    Do you have $9.85 million to spend? A new, custom-built, 13,000-square-foot mansion sitting at the highest point of all of North Texas is waiting for the right buyer. NBC 5 got an exclusive tour inside the Mediterranean-style southern Dallas County palace that comes with views of Joe Pool Lake, AT&T Stadium and downtown Fort Worth.

  • New York Nov 28, 2019

    Providing a Unique Experience is Retailers’ Holiday Strategy

    As Amy Witt prepared for the grand opening of her Dallas clothing store, she read up on the demise of thousands of chain stores this past year so she wouldn’t repeat their mistakes.

  • New York Nov 28, 2019

    What Motivates North Texas Shoppers?

    There are two big motivators driving North Texas shoppers to spend during the holiday season, the rush is on this year.

  • Donald Trump Nov 24, 2019

    US Citizen Jailed in Lebanon as Country Deals With Crisis

    In September, Amer Fakhoury closed his New Hampshire restaurant to take his first vacation in years to visit family in his native Lebanon — a country he hadn’t been to for nearly two decades. He hasn’t returned to the United States. Soon after his arrival in Lebanon, the 57-year-old American citizen was detained by authorities and remains jailed there. Doctors...

  • Mexico Nov 23, 2019

    Tougher US Asylum Policy Follows in Europe’s Footsteps

    Nkeze wasn’t home when Cameroonian militants came knocking, probably to deliver their signature ultimatum to join their separatist movement or have his writing arm cut off. The 24-year-old economics student escaped to Douala, the country’s largest city, only to learn that the government wanted to arrest him for participating in a university protest. He then flew to Ecuador and traveled...

  • Professor Nov 23, 2019

    ‘A Serious-Minded Kid:’ Pete Buttigieg Aimed High Early

    Would Peter Buttigieg — the smartest kid in class, language whiz and devotee of John F. Kennedy — use his unusual last name in his eventual run for president of the United States? Or would he have a better shot of winning the voters of the future if he went by Montgomery, his middle name?

  • texas Oct 24, 2019

    New Restaurants Show Meat-Free Mexican is Not a Carne Sin

    Vegan Mexican food has become a widening industry on its own with Latinos taking control of the kitchen.

  • businessman Sep 21, 2019

    Rare Protests in Egypt Call for President el-Sissi to Step Down

    Rare anti-government protests broke out in Egypt Friday calling on President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to step down. The former army general has overseen an unprecedented political crackdown, silencing critics and jailing thousands. El-Sissi came to power with the military’s ouster of an elected but divisive Islamist president in 2013, amid mass protests against his one-year-rule. In the capital, Cairo, dozens of...

  • Beverly Hills Sep 6, 2019

    A Mediterranean Estate in Beverly Hills

    We’re exploring the results of a massive renovation of a modern mediterranean estate in Beverly Hills with architect Elissa Scrafano. She expanded the home for her clients to create a bright, comfortable family home.

  • coach Sep 5, 2019

    ‘London Literary Pub’ Tour Brings Writers and Writing Home

    A bartender asks Gavin Smith whether he fancies a citrus pale ale or Kolsch-style lager at the Newman Arms — a London pub dating back to 1730. The 47-year-old Liphook, England, resident makes his choice, then walks to a spot where writer George Orwell reportedly drank his favorite ales. Orwell based the “Proles” pub in his dystopian novel, “1984,” after...

  • spokesman Aug 27, 2019

    UN Says 40 Migrants Feared Drowned in Capsizing Off Libya

    A boat carrying dozens of migrants bound for Europe capsized Tuesday in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, with at least 40 people missing and presumed drowned, U.N. officials said, as a support group reported it had gotten a call from someone on the vessel “crying and shouting” that passengers had died already. At least 65 migrants, mostly from Sudan, were...

  • United States Aug 19, 2019

    Iranian Tanker Sought by US Heading Toward Greece

    An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization left Gibraltar and was heading east into the Mediterranean Sea on Monday, with its next destination reported to be Greece. The Iran-flagged Adrian Darya 1, previously named Grace 1, set course for Kalamata, Greece, with an estimated arrival on...

  • Chicago Aug 14, 2019

    Spas Are Seeing More Men, a Less-Is-More Approach for Guests

    Spa visits and the money they generate reached record highs last year in the U.S. with $18.3 billion in revenue driven by 190 million pampering trips, according to the International Spa Association. The leading industry group for spa professionals recently held its 25th annual event for media to show off trends and services among its 2,300 members. Garrett Mersberger, the...

  • China Aug 9, 2019

    Richard Gere Visits Migrants Stuck in the Mediterranean

    Carrying boxes of fruit, Richard Gere visited rescued migrants Friday on a humanitarian ship that has been struck in the Mediterranean Sea for over a week, landing smack in the middle of a debate over immigration that European nations have not been able to resolve. The American film star took food and supplies by boat to 121 people aboard the...

  • San Diego Jul 18, 2019

    US Navy Launches Search for Missing Sailor in Arabian Sea After Reported ‘Overboard Incident’

    The United States Navy has launched a search for a missing active-duty sailor after a reported “overboard incident” onboard USS Abraham Lincoln in the Arabian Sea.

  • Donald Trump Jul 6, 2019

    041818 Turtle Painted

    They are trapped in squalid detention centers on Libya’s front lines. They wash up on the banks of the Rio Grande. They sink without a trace — in the Mediterranean, in the Pacific or in waterways they can’t even name. A handful fall out of airplanes’ landing gear. As their choices narrow on land and at sea, migrants are often...

  • Donald Trump Jul 6, 2019

    From Libya to Texas, Tragedies Illustrate Plight of Migrants

    They are trapped in squalid detention centers on Libya’s front lines. They wash up on the banks of the Rio Grande. They sink without a trace — in the Mediterranean, in the Pacific or in waterways they can’t even name. A handful fall out of airplanes’ landing gear. As their choices narrow on land and at sea, migrants are often...

  • Donald Trump Jul 4, 2019

    Gibraltar Detains Syria-Bound Super Tanker With Iranian Oil

    Authorities in Gibraltar said they intercepted Thursday an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Tehran’s crude oil to war-ravaged Syria. A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency described the incident as “an illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker.” Gibraltar port...

  • Europe Jun 30, 2019

    Migrants Stranded in Libya Endure Sewage, Maggots, Disease

    For hundreds of African migrants, dreams of a new life in Europe have instead ended in a detention center in the remote desert of war-torn Libya, where they say they have been held for months amid raw sewage, piles of garbage, disease, maggots and barely enough food to survive. Their plight, detailed in interviews with The Associated Press and social...

  • Mexico Jun 27, 2019

    Family of Migrant Dad, Daughter Who Drowned: They Died in Search of the ‘American Dream’

    The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl tucked inside. Her arm was draped around his neck suggesting she clung to him in her final moments. The searing photograph of the sad discovery of their bodies on Monday,...

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