The rescue mission was completed after rescuers reached the trapped workers earlier on Tuesday, ending a drawn-out rescue mission that had grabbed the country’s attention for days.
One local fisherman described the river to a local news outlet as “well and truly alive with the bodies of rats."
Ruti Munder, who is 78, spoke to Israeli Channel 13 in one of the first interviews with a freed hostage and described the conditions she and her family faced.
Israel and Hamas have agreed to extend their cease-fire for two more days past Monday.
Christopher Luxon was sworn in as New Zealand's prime minister on Monday and said his top priority was to improve the economy.
Pope Francis went to the hospital Saturday for tests after he came down with the flu, but the results ruled out any respiratory problems, the Vatican said.
Life at Sea promised visits to 375 ports across 135 countries for $30,000 a year.
The stampede in India happened when the festival was interrupted by rain, leading the audience to run for shelter.
Authorities suspect Tehran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard carried out the assault.
Double-amputee Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been granted parole more than a decade after shooting his girlfriend through a toilet door at his home in South Africa in a killing that jolted the world.
A four-day cease-fire in Gaza between Israel and Hamas will began Friday morning, Qatar said, a day later than originally announced, as negotiators worked out final details of the deal.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s national security adviser says a planned hostage-for-prisoner swap with Hamas has been delayed until at least Friday.
The famous graffiti artist Banksy, who has never confirmed his full identity, may have revealed his name in a lost BBC interview from 2003.
Israel’s Cabinet has approved a cease-fire deal with the Hamas militant group that would bring a temporary halt to a devastating war now in its seventh week.
“Before he died, he told us he wanted his funeral in a discotheque, and that’s exactly what happened," the daughter of the deceased, Katerin Mercedes Bernal, said.
After having maintained her innocence for nearly five years, pop star Shakira struck a last-minute deal with prosecutors -- who had originally sought an eight-year prison sentence.
Right-wing populist Javier Milei will become the next president of Argentina after promising a dramatic shake-up to the state in a fiercely polarized election campaign held amid deep discontent over soaring inflation and rising poverty.
A theme park in Saudi Arabia unveiled a new roller coaster that’s expected to be the tallest and fastest in the world when patrons catch their first ride next year.
People in southwest Iceland remained on edge Saturday, waiting to see whether a volcano rumbling under the Reykjanes Peninsula will erupt.
A bottle of Scotch whisky billed as “the most sought-after” in the world sold Saturday for almost 2.2 million pounds ($2.7 million), an auction record for a bottle of wine or spirits.