World leaders, diplomats honor Mubarak’s passing

World leaders, diplomats honor Mubarak’s passing

Global leaders offered their condolences to the Egyptian people on Tuesday following news that former president Hosni Mubarak had died in Cairo. Mubarak, 91, was a former military chief with a complicated legacy who was forced from office during the Egyptian uprising in 2011. He had been ill and required…

French authorities say injured Egyptian is behind Louvre attack

Authorities in France say a 29-year-old Egyptian is responsible for the attack Friday morning at the Louvre Museum in Paris, and he remains in the hospital with injuries. Prosecutor François Molins, speaking at a press conference, said the suspect was tentatively identified through his cellphone. He was not previously known…

Vietnam seizes ivory tusks found in Mozambique timber shipment

Vietnamese officials say they’ve seized about a half-ton of ivory tusks at a Ho Chi Mihn City port, after finding the ivory hidden within a timber shipment from Mozambique. The AFP reports the ivory was discovered as Vietnam Customs Administration officials completed a more extensive search of two shipment crates at…