Algerian special forces on Saturday found 15 burned bodies at the desert gas plant attacked by al Qaeda-linked fighters, a source familiar with the unfolding hostage crisis there said.
More than 20 foreigners were captive or missing inside a desert gas plant on Saturday, nearly two days after the Algerian army launched an assault to free them that saw many hostages killed.
Westerners appreciate their drinks, while many Chinese drink to get drunk
Li Shuai, who owns a bar in a Beijing hutong
I ran the Gobi last year but the Sahara is...
The Brazilian-born, Paris-based photographer's works (including Sahara, Algeria, left) document the impact of globalisation on humankind. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Sun, 11am-7pm, Sundaram Tagore Gallery...
Billed as 'The Race of No Return', the unique challenge of the 4 Deserts race series promises to take participants to the 'driest, hottest, coldest and windiest places on Earth'.
The death of a Shanghai-based American businessman during an endurance competition in the Gobi Desert organised by a Hong Kong company has raised concern over the control of such events.
The Water Supplies Department plans to import new technology to detect leaks in pipelines, in an attempt to step up efforts to conserve supplies amid a drought in the Pearl River Delta....
Imagine running a marathon in one of the hottest places on Earth - the Sahara Desert. Now imagine running six marathons in a row over six days in the Sahara.
After the first day - a 41.4-kilometre stage through a salt flat and a canyon at 3,000 metres in the Chilean desert - Dean Karnazes went back to camp to check his e-mail.
Two down, two to go! Martyn Sawyer (below) is back in town after finishing the second leg of this year's gruelling Four Desert (foot) Race.
The Sahara Race is an extraordinary event. For seven days, runners chart a course through Africa's White Desert to the Sphinx in Egypt over 250 kilometres, alone for the most part as they forge...
It may lack the magical qualities of The Mummy movies and Indiana Jones' adventurous spirit, but Sahara is a great all-out comedy action film - if you put your common sense on hold.