Rufous treepies, birds in the crow family native to South and Southeast Asia, usually eat insects, seeds or fruits. But some of them have learned to eat fire. Well, not exactly, but close. At a small temple in the Indian state of Gujarat, the caretakers regularly set out small votive candles made with clarified butter.
TORONTO — Soon after his neighbors were gunned down in rural Nova Scotia, Cees van den Hoek started a memorial site near an old church. He hammered together boards for people to fasten cards and mementos to, and was hauling one into place when a middle-aged woman raced toward him. “She gave me a hug,”
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Nova Scotia took into custody on Sunday a man they said shot multiple people on Saturday night. The authorities responded to reports of a shooting about 10:30 p.m. Saturday in the small rural community of Portapique, which is about 35 miles from Truro, Nova Scotia. A police spokeswoman, Cpl.
When we published our list of 52 places to visit in 2020 three months ago, no one could have guessed how much our world would change. And now, given our stay-at-home circumstances, we’d like to invite you on a series of virtual journeys: You can wander into the belly of an Egyptian pyramid, explore the
BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Every morning at a school in the vast desert along the Colombian coast, 40 children, all part of the country’s largest Indigenous group, the Wayuu, gather before class for breakfast. For many of them, the morning arepa — a traditional corn meal pastry, stuffed with meat — is their only meal of
Ontario followed British Columbia on Friday by releasing its projections for what may lie ahead in those provinces with the coronavirus. ImageDoug Ford, the Ontario premier, with personal protective equipment.Credit…Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press, via Associated Press But before getting into that, here’s some advice about those forecasts from Dr. Ross E.G. Upshur, a physician and
ImageClockwise from top left, scenes from “Tigertail,” “Extraction,” “Never Have I Ever” and “Sergio.”Credit…Netflix Every month, Netflix Canada adds a new batch of TV shows and movies to its library. Here are the titles we think are most interesting for April, broken down by release date. Netflix occasionally changes schedules without giving notice. Movies ‘Far
RIO DE JANEIRO — Most leaders in Latin America reacted to the arrival of the coronavirus in the region with speed and severity: Borders were shut. Flights were halted. Soldiers roamed deserted streets enforcing quarantines, and medical professionals braced for an onslaught of patients by building field hospitals. But the presidents of Brazil and Mexico,
MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina — It had become unbearably dissonant. María Castillo de Lima, a singer at Argentina’s premier opera house, had turned what began as a drag persona into a permanent identity in 2014. But onstage at the Colón Theater in Buenos Aires, where she holds a coveted role in the permanent choir, Ms.
Countries across the world have imposed travel restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus. This list, pulled from official government reports and the United States State Department, will be updated as new measures are announced. Africa Kenya On March 15, the Kenyan government announced the suspension of all travelers from countries that have reported