French Bulldogs topple Labradors as most popular US breed

The lovable Labrador Retriever is no longer the most popular dog breed in the United States, as French Bulldogs take over the top spot, the American Kennel Club (AKC) announced on March 15.

Labs, which the New York-based registry describes as "famously friendly" and "an enthusiastic athlete," had been the most popular dog breed for 31 years prior to 2022.

US Sanctions Bosnia’s Former Intelligence Chief for ‘Corruption’

The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control, OFAC, extended the list of sanctioned individuals from Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday, slapping sanctions on a former chief of the Intelligence Security Agency, Osman "Osmica" Mehmedagic and two others. 

Dutch art fair looks ahead after heist

One of the world's largest art fairs opened its doors on March 11 in the Netherlands, with organizers saying they have thrown a ring of steel around it after a brazen heist last year.

Until March 19, visitors at The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF), will be able to view a treasure trove of the world's greatest artworks for sale in the southern city of Maastricht.

Orion 23 allied drill wraps up

Greece participated in the French multinational drill Orion 2023 with the Adrias frigate from February 22 to March 7, within the context of the military cooperation between the two countries, enshrined in the agreement signed between the Greek Chief of the General Staff of the Hellenic Armed Forces Konstantinos Floros and French Chief of Defense Thierry Burkhard.