The town of Lopburi is located about 155km north of Bangkok. It is well known for having large amount of monkeys and becoming a good place for tourism in Thailand. Lopburi's monkey population has doubled to 6,000 in the last 3 years. After the coronavirus pandemic hit the country, authorities were forced to start a sterilization campaign. COVID-19 cases in Thailand stands at 3151 and hailed for recording zero new virus infections in nearly a month.
There is smoke from burning tires, gas, and moving crowds. Snipers are at a distance. Some were taking part in clashes, others were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. Some of them wish to be dead, it would be easier. Others want to challenge the whole world, to remain strong, but inside they are broken. Along the border of the Gaza Strip, the Israeli army uses snipers who, according to instructions, open fire only when the soldiers are at risk from intensifying violence from Palestinian rioters. In ...
World Refugee Day is a global event which is marked on June 20 each year. It aims to raise the awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. Moreover, hundreds of people held migrant's demonstration in Spain's Barcelona on June 20, 2020, marking World Refugee Day as well as calling for legal papers for refugees and migrants. Migrants in Greece have also marched against evictions from homes and camps in Athens and urged for the rights of housing refugees and migrants. On the other hand, the UN has reported ...
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The downturn has sparked unprecedented protests in all of Lebanon against a ruling elite widely deemed incompetent and corrupt, which includes wealthy politicians from Tripoli. People seek better chances abroad and plan to join the migrant route to Europe. People don't have money. Often they have to borrow money to buy oil and bread. Many days, they are just eating leftovers. Food prices have risen by more than 70 percent since autumn. Inflation has been a blow in a country where more than 45 percent of the population now live ...
For centuries Bali's Trunyanese people have left their dead to decompose in the open, the bodies placed in bamboo cages until only the skeletons remain. It is a ritual they haven't given up -- even as the Covid-19 pandemic upends burial practices worldwide with religious leaders in protective gear, cemetary workers in hazmat suits, and mourners banned or unable to comfort each other because of social-distancing rules, according to AFP. Across Indonesia funeral workers are now required to wear protective equipment and bodies are laid to rest quickly, all in ...
As the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant surged into Iraq in the summer of 2014, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani called on Iraqis to volunteer to protect their country. From this initiative emerged the Popular Mobilization Forces, which were largely organized by pro-Iran and Iranian-supported militias. On 01 July 2019 Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi issued a decree that further integrated the Popular Mobilization Forces, which have proven a decisive force in Baghdad's counter-terrorism operations, into the country's armed forces. These changes did not change how these groups operate, ...
With tourists confined at home and Stockholmers avoiding crowds, a guide is trying to boost business with tours of the city's previous pandemics, from the black death to cholera outbreaks. On a sunny Saturday, Mike Anderson led a group of history buffs on a 'Plague Walk' through Stockholm's Old Town, pausing by churches and in the shadows of narrow orange and yellow houses that line the streets to point out how the city was marked by pandemics past, according to AFP. "I think it's quite interesting when you take things ...
In a country where millions depend on bread as a staple food to survive, both want the wheat grown in the country's northeastern breadbasket region. After successive droughts and eight years of civil war, both the local Kurdish authorities and the Damascus regime are desperate to buy up produce to feed their people and maintain the peace. Kurdish female volunteer guards a wheat field, against threats by jihadists to burn the crops, during harvest season in the countryside east of Qamishli in Syria's northeastern Hasakah province. The regime is offering ...