World Refugee Day is an international day organised every year on June 20 by the United Nations to show the strength and courage of people who have flown their home land and raise public awareness of the refugees issues and their human rights. The day was first celebrated on 20 June 2001, to recognize the 50th anniversary of the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. According to the UNHCR collected data on the number of refugees across the world until 2021; 82.4 million people worldwide were forcibly displaced ...
The US and Russian presidents shook hands and smiled as they went in for talks at a plush 18th-century villa in the Swiss city of Geneva. However, though both sides said the tone of the meeting had been positive and constructive, the feeling was that it had been workmanlike rather than chummy. Biden had flown into Geneva the evening before and spent the night at the five-star Intercontinental Hotel. Putin jetted in just before the summit, his motorcade whisking him straight to the sumptuous La Grange venue. The even-handedness stretched ...
Remember the 90s era when Arab a-listers were always occupying headlines with their fierce competition? Thanks to social media, we are not witnessing another kind of contest, and this time among Arab celebrities kids who have become grown ups. Between modeling, fashion blogging, sports and influencing, check out how Arab stars children turned out to be.
A neo-muralist from Athens seeks to combine ancient Greek mythology with Byzantine iconography to create graffiti and street art to depict how the Coronavirus forced people the worldover to put down roots. Artist Fikos has painted the walls of many cities, including Bangkok, Rabat and Zurich and he is currently adding a splash of color to the sun-beaten facades of the Cypriot capital Nicosia. "Here in Cyprus there are not many murals yet," the artist says. "It's the beginning phase of the street art scene in Cyprus, so... they are ...
The G7 is meeting face to face for the first time since 2019, at a beachside venue in Cornwall, southwest England, after the coronavirus led to the cancellation of last year's summit. Leaders are to agree on a joint declaration aimed at preventing another pandemic, as they resume wide-ranging talks at their first in-person summit in almost two years. The group of leading economies - Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States - are seeking to showcase Western democratic cohesion against a resurgent China and recalcitrant Russia ...
Most adults today have a story about a horrible job they held as a kid, but as bad as they thought it might have been, the odds are it wasn’t nearly as awful as what children were obliged to do in the past. And despite the international and local laws that ban child labour and protect children’s rights, it's heartbreaking to know that a total of 152 million children – 64 million girls and 88 million boys – are in child labor globally, according to ILO. On World Day Against ...
Palestinian youths Abdallah al-Natsheh, Usaid Abu Khalaf, and Hammam Abu Sneineh are still performing and practicing Parkour. The men are performing unusual sport on roofs and stairways of traditional stone houses in the West Bank city of Hebron. The Palestinians revealed that this activity help then in overcoming all the conflict they are living in as it assists to take the stress away. Parkour is a training discipline where practitioners wants to move from one point to another in a complex environment, without assisting equipment and in the fastest and ...
Israeli police on Sunday detained two members of a prominent family in the contested Sheikh Jarrah. Officers arrested Muna el-Kurd, 23, and left a summons for her twin brother, Muhammad, 23, at their home in Sheikh Jarrah, a part of the city that has become a flashpoint for protests in recent weeks. Muhammad later turned himself in. Israeli security forces have questioned a Palestinian activist who played a significant role in protests against the possible eviction of Palestinian families from homes in East Jerusalem. Police said the 23-year-old was accused ...
Some actresses are luckier than many woman, because even if they don't get the chance to be married in real life, their profession provides them with the opportunity to try and wear a wedding dress on set of a show or movie. Check out actresses who sported wedding gowns for filming purposes.
A 16-member Cuban dance troupe, called Datway, started their fame though Facebook and Instagram accounts by sharing their brand hip-hop moves, blended with more traditional, home-grown styles. Cuba which is well known in terms of salsa and rumba dances, the youngsters from the Caribbean have taken dance into the next level and started to dance with an usual style dancing called hip-hop. On the other hand, due to the U.S. sanctions, people in Cuba have low exposure to the American genre that was popular in the rest of the world ...