A man armed with a knife who burst into a Sonia Rykiel luxury fashion boutique in Paris and held shop employees hostage for several hours was overpowered and arrested on Tuesday, August 21st, police said.
A shoe store so large it requires its own postal zip code opened in New York's upmarket Saks department store Friday, August 17th promising to satisfy even the needs of Manhattan's designer-hungry shoppers.
Years of economic policy mistakes after the fall of Saddam Hussein left unemployed young Iraqis easy targets for recruitment by al Qaeda and other insurgents, a U.S. Defense Department official said on Sunday.
Years of economic policy mistakes after the fall of Saddam Hussein left unemployed young Iraqis easy targets for recruitment by al Qaeda and other insurgents, a U.S. Defence Department official said on Sunday.
The delicate sheets of gold used to decorate Kyoto's Golden Pavilion Temple, first built in Japan's ancient capital over 600 years ago, have found a new application for modern Japanese women -- as facials.
Queen Elizabeth II's wedding dress and gifts from dignitaries including Mahatma Gandhi are going on display as part of an exhibition about her wedding day 60 years ago which opens in London Saturday, July 28th.