The 78th edition of Venice Film Festival has witnessed a large presence of the world a-listers. The festival took place at Venice Lido between September 1 - 11. President of the Jury was South Korean director Bong Joon, and the opening and closing nights were hosted by Serena Rossi. Check out the stars' fabulous looks on Venice Film Festival red carpet.
Americans mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks - a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the militant group al-Qaeda against the United States of America on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. US President Joe Biden has urged Americans to embrace unity as they reflect on the day that two decades ago reshaped the nation. On that morning, four commercial airliners traveling from the northeastern United States to California were hijacked mid-flight by 19 al-Qaeda terrorists. The hijackers were organized into three groups of five ...
It is this time of year again! Every night for the next week you can see the spectacular Festival of Lights in Berlin! Every autumn, Berlin becomes one great open-air gallery, transformed by artists’ light-creations. Festival of Lights in Berlin is a free annual international event that takes place in September. It transforms landmarks and buildings across the city. During the festival, buildings and landmarks of the German capital are screened with light installations and 3D projections. The festival takes place from 03 to 12 September 2021 with around 75 ...
The new head of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro was inaugurated on Sunday, arriving by helicopter under the protection of police who dispersed protesters with tear gas. The decision to anoint Bishop Joanikije as the new Metropolitan of Montenegro at the historic monastery of Cetinje has aggravated ethnic tension in the tiny Balkan state. Protesters had blocked roads since Saturday in a bid to prevent access to the small town, both the headquarters of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) and a symbol of sovereignty for some Montenegrins. Montenegro broke ...
Facebook page @MarMwraa has shared photoshopped pictures of Syrian artists and titled the album 'Syrian Artists If They Were African'. The post achieved great engagement with more than 5.2k likes and 2.3k comments. Here, we gathered for you the original picture of the Syrian artist next to the photoshopped one. Can you identify them?
China has prepared a mental health-themed art exhibition displaying the work of some 80 artists in order to raise awareness. Shanghai artist "Cracks" has kept her diagnosis of bipolar disorder hidden from all but her closest friends and family due to the cultural stigma about people with mental illnesses. In China mental illness is rarely spoken about publicly, forcing millions to cope alone. "They think we're crazy, that we can't assimilate in society, that we belong only in mental hospitals," said the 24-year-old, who asked for her real name to ...
A Paris auction house will seek to sell in October the world's biggest known example of the dinosaur triceratops, known as "Big John", with the spectacular skeleton on show to the public beforehand, organisers said Tuesday. The triceratops is among the most distinctive of dinosaurs due to the three horns on its head - one at the nose and two on the forehead - that give the dinosaur its Latin name. "Big John" is the largest known surviving example, 66 million years old and with a skeleton some eight meters ...
When it comes to handling money wisely, there are certain items you should almost always buy used. Used items can still have a long lifespan, and you can enjoy savings off the price you would pay if you bought the item new. Here's a list of 10 things you’re better off buying them used:
By Sally Shakkour Yesterday marked the 34th anniversary since the assassination of the Palestinian political cartoonist Naji al-Ali who is known for his most famous caricature 'Handala'. Political cartoonist's Handala drawing represents Palestinian refugees and their struggle to return home. Al-Ali was discovered by the late Ghassan Kanafani, the Palestinian narrator, novelist and journalist after he saw his cartoons during a visit to the Ain Al-Hilweh camp. He published his first paintings in the “Freedom” magazine in 1961. Naji al-Ali was gunned down by an anonymous man on July 22 ...
At daybreak on a freezing cold day high in the Andes, dozens of Peruvian peasants clamber up a mountainside to carry out a their centuries-old tradition of shearing the highly-prized wool off vicunas, which are relatives of the llama. They trudge up the mountainside and herd around 500 vicunas back down the slope into a pen made of posts and three-meter high mesh, a necessary precaution to keep the agile members of the camelid family from escaping. The comuneros -- men and women, some even carrying children -- wrap up ...