The refugee wave in Latin America sparked by Venezuela's implosion will get worse next year, aggravating a regional crisis. Joker who roams the streets and scares passersby it's Johnny Tales, a comedian who migrated from Venezuela after being attacked by real criminals. Migrant Joker takes his role seriously. Every day, he not only transforms himself into the body shot in Gotham, but also to fight his own misfortunes: a life in exile, separated from his family, with just enough food and shelter. Not to mention the bad moods of the ...
As Mexicans celebrate the Day of the Dead, parades and processions have taken place in Mexico City and other towns, featuring representations of the character of La Catrina, frightful skeletons, and other icons of death and the underworld. The holiday begins when people honor departed family members as they celebrate death as part of life. Mexico City’s parade has grown bigger each year as the holiday becomes a part of Halloween festivities outside of Mexico. The Day of the Dead is a time of celebration and remembrance of friends and ...
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says the Getty wildfire in the city's western neighbourhoods has scorched over 600 acres as 9 people were declared dead on Friday. Around 1,100 firefighters headed to Los Angeles County to fight the fires overnight, desperately spraying the Brentwood area. The fires have sent tens of thousands of locals fleeing, left millions without power, and turned the ocean in Malibu pink with a fire retardant. Some celebrities have stood up to support California such as actor John Cena pledged to make a $500,000 donation to ...
A few days after the global release of the film 'Joker', the distinctive face of the comic-book hero began appearing in political demonstrations all over the world. The catchphrase “we are all clowns”, quotes from the movie, have begun popping up in protest cities. From Chile, Bolivia to Lebanon, via Hong Kong, France, Algeria and Iraq, a number of people have taken to wearing the recognizable exaggerated smile of the Joker currently portrayed in the cinema by Joaquin Phoenix. Joker is really gonna go down in history not just because ...
Tens of thousands of Lebanese Protesters cross hands on Sunday, October 27th to create a human chain connected the country's north and south. People joined hands from Tripoli to Tyre, a 170-kilometre of human chain running through the main protest hub in the capital, Beirut. Lebanese protests, which were ignited in part by a government plan to tax WhatsApp calls, have swept the country at a time of deep economic crisis.
Diwali, Deepavali or Dipavali is the Hindu festival of lights, which is celebrated every autumn in the northern hemisphere (spring in the southern hemisphere). During the festival of lights, which is celebrated in India by followers of many faiths across the world, clay lamps are lit to signify the victory of good over evil. On a personal level, Diwali is a time for introspection to contemplate and dispel our own darkness and personal demons. Let light shine within yourself, and also shine this light outwards. The festival is based on ...
Brazil's northeastern state of Bahia has revealed at the beginning of this month that a huge amount of oil was spilt near the beaches along the coast. Thousands of Brazilians rushed in order to help the government to remove the oil as they used wheelbarrows, spades and plastic gloves to get chunks of tar out of the water and sand. officials launched an investigation into the source of the vast oil spill, which is considered the largest in Brazil's history, in September.
The Duchess of Cambridge mixed designer with traditional outfits for her royal tour of Pakistan - and wore £12, 500 of new clothing for the five-day visit. Kate, 38, ticked two of her go-to labels off the list by the second day - after wearing a bold green tunic by designer Catherine Walker and a glittery dress by Jenny Packham. And she made sure to pay her respects to the nation too by opting for a traditional green shalwar kameez and headscarf by international Pakistani designer Maheen Khan. Through her ...
The remains of a sixth-century Byzantine church dedicated to an unnamed "glorious martyr" with elaborate mosaics, a rare crypt and a large collection of lamps were unveiled in central Israel on Wednesday, AFP said. The complex, which spans over a third of an acre, was found during salvage excavations ahead of the construction of a new neighbourhood for the city Bet Shemesh, west of Jerusalem, according to AFP. The mosaics in the church depict themes from nature, such as leaves, birds and fruit, as well as geometrical elements, with imported ...
The Yazidi temple in Aknalich, Armenia, become the largest in the world. The temple’s 7 domes, each with a gold-plated sun on top, represent 7 angels revered by the Yazidis. Worshippers kiss the marble walls and gaze at an ornate peacock inlaid with multi-colored stones inside the world's largest Yazidi temple, which was opened in Armenia. An ancient ethnic group much persecuted for their faith, Yazidis have found a safe haven in the ex-Soviet Caucasus country and have built this gleaming white temple surrounded by a rose garden. Yazidis have ...