Cambodian dog meat traders drown, strangle and stab thousands of canines a day in a shadowy but sprawling business that traumatises workers and exposes them to deadly health risks like rabies, according to AFP. Khieu Chan bursts into tears when describing a job that haunts him as he goes to sleep: he kills up to six dogs a day, slicing their throats. "Please forgive me. "If I don't kill you, I can't feed my family," the 41-year-old tells the 10 dogs awaiting their fate in a cage, AFP reported. A ...
At least 700 pilgrims and more in the coming days are expected to pass through the border into Pakistan without a visa to pray at the shrine of the founder of their religion, Guru Nanak. Hundreds of Indian Sikhs made a historic pilgrimage to Pakistan, crossing through a white gate to reach one of their religion's holiest sites, after a landmark deal between the two countries separated by the 1947 partition of the subcontinent. Generally, people say that God is everywhere. But this walk looks like they are going to ...
Iraqi protesters are now using Graffiti as a weapon to protest the government. So far, around 300 people were killed and over 15,000 injured during the anti-government rallies. The Iraqi protests have been going in Baghdad and in several Shiite provinces in the south since October 1st, 2019, against unemployment, government corruption and the lack of basic services. The violence started in the morning when security forces aimed to wrest back control of three bridges spanning the River Tigris in the heart of Baghdad from protesters.
People in Germany have gathered to remember the Berlin Wall fall on November 9, 1989, when communist authorities opened all of its checkpoints. The Berlin Wall cleaved the German capital in two, becoming the physical manifestation of the postwar European divide between Soviet and Western ideologies in one vast concrete structure. Moreover, after 30 years, the anniversary of the seismic political event has been marked by a series of photographs which shows how life has changed in the now cosmopolitan city.
The annual balloon festival in Taunggyi, Myanmar, attracting more than 20,000 spectators marks the end of the rainy season. Close to the end of the Buddhist Lent in November the mountain city attracts dozens of teams from all over the country who come to launch balloons. History teacher Lionel Ahbo said the festival stems from a story of the Buddha, who believed that if he sent his hair up in a balloon to the heavens — and if it stayed up — he would become a true Buddha. More than ...
Moroccan women have joined the desert trek "Rose Trip Maroc" on Monday, November 3rd, 2019, in the Erg Chebbi near Merzouga city. Using only a compass, a map and a topographical reporter, Rose Trip Maroc is a well-known event for a women-oriented where teams of three must travel through the southern Moroccan Sahara Desert. Moreover, Rose Trip is about the ability to understand and interpret the desert surroundings to successfully navigate to the finish line.
The sweet smell of candies wafts through downtown Cairo's Bab al-Bahr street as the Muslim Prophet Mohammed's birthday, known as "Al Mawlid Al Nabawi", draws near. Decorated sugar dolls, horse-shaped candies and nut-filled treats are on display in shops lining the busy street near Islamic Cairo, a historic district filled with mosques, tombs, and caravanserais. Sunni Muslims in many parts of the world celebrate Prophet Mohammed's birthday on the 12th day of the third month of the Islamic calendar, which this year falls on Saturday, November 9. As the faithful ...
The Supercandy Pop-Up Museum Vol. 2, located in Cologne, Germany, is an interactive museum and offers the perfect photo backdrop for social media at 25 stations. The Museum includes 20 installations that offer visitors vibrant colours and graphics backgrounds to shoot selfies. A lot of people, including influencers and celebrities, have rushed to 'The Supercandy Pop-Up Museum' in Germany just to take some awesome photos there, such as Instagram influencer Anmaykaa and Manfred Dederl.
At every Halloween of every year, Arab celebrities reveal their sense of creativity when it comes to customes and disguise. But for this year, Lebanese artists absence from participating in Halloween was vivid, due to the crisis and protests the country has been witnessing for the past couple of weeks. Between Ranaia Youssefs's La Casa De Papel inspired outfit, and Mohammad Salah's cute pose trying to look 'scary', check out customs for Arab celebrities in Halloween 2019.