At least 18 Albino people have been killed in Malawi in a “steep upsurge in killings” since November 2014. Five others have been abducted and remain missing, a new Amnesty International report released says.
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Polish kayaker Aleksander Doba begins his transatlantic kayak adventure from New York to Lisbon.
At 264 million pounds, and 217 feet, Royal Caribbean’s ‘Harmony of the Seas’ is the world’s biggest-ever cruise ship. The widest cruise ship ever built, its 1,187-feet length makes it 164 feet longer than the height of the Eiffel Tower. The ship is headed for Southampton in southern England and is to embark on its official maiden voyage on May 22 to its new home port of Barcelona.
With crime declining in the Netherlands, the country is looking at new ways to fill its prisons. The government has let Belgium and Norway put prisoners in its empty cells and now, amid the huge flow of migrants into Europe, several Dutch prisons have been temporarily pressed into service as asylum seeker centers.
Oscar Vasquez Morales, 44, weighs about 880 pounds and is considered the fattest man in Colombia. He is expected to lose 660 pounds in the next three or four years after to a medical procedure.