Turkey has launched a nationwide vaccination program against COVID-19 after the government approved the emergency use of China’s Sinovac, local daily Hurriyet Daily reported. Turkey's population of more than 83 million is spread out across Europe and Asia and covers some seemingly impregnable terrain. The vaccination effort with China's CoronaVac jab kicked off with a bang in mid-January when Turkey inoculated more than one million people in the first week. Doctor and nurse from the Bahcesaray public hospital vaccination team, arrive at the village of Guneyyamac in eastern Turkey, as ...
Syrians are trying to move on with their lives after civil war and economic crisis, youths have started to practice a boxing workout on the hands of local boxer Ahmad Dwara inside a damaged building in Atarib town, western Aleppo countryside. The 10-year-old war has affected everyone in the country as a record 12.4 million people are struggling to access food and basic life needs.⁣ According to World Food Programme and after a nationwide assessment in late 2020, the figure means "60 percent of the Syrian population are now food ...
Lebanese songster known as the "Golden Star" Nawal El-Zoghbi has released her first single in 2021 Aakli Wekef (My Mind Has Stopped). Since the release last week, Nawal's new single has achived 2.5 million views on YouTube alone. In the music video, the Golden star changed three fashionable outfits.. check them out.
Gold mining in Africa has a bad rap — particularly when it comes to women. In the gold mining belt of Mali, one of the world’s poorest countries, the victimization lens does great injustice to the hundreds of women mining alongside men. Women make up around half the workforce in Mali’s artisanal gold mines. Women working in the mines would be the first to say that the work is brutal and uncertain. But the money they can make gives women financial autonomy and power that would be unimaginable if they ...
Coronavirus pandemic have had a serious effect on all human life; however people are still grabbing the last line of hope as the world is celebrating the Valentine's day despite all the crisis. Despite lockdowns and strict measures across the globe, some couples have decided to celebrate their love online while others decided to abandon the virus and socialize in person. Regarding the way of celebration; the valentine's day remains a special occasion for everyone and not only for couples as it reminds us that loving and caring is the ...
Wearing a bowler hat and familiar toothbrush moustache, Pakistan's Usman Khan has become a viral sensation. Like a Charlie Chaplin, he is teasing motorists and shopkeepers for laughs and a few rupees. The actor hopes the silent film antics of old will bring a bit of joy to the residents of the notoriously chaotic frontier city of Peshawar. He wants to spread happiness among the people, to take their minds off the coronavirus pandemic. Dressed as Chaplin, Khan leaps into passing rickshaws, annoys local shopkeepers, and occasionally swats onlookers with ...
A loose club of fans rolls up most weekends in central Tokyo to show off their Cadillacs, Chevrolets, and other modern classic vehicles from the mid to late 20th century. The casual society has around 10 members and the oldest cars they own are a 1941 Cadillac and a restored 1929 Ford Model-A. They speak to the cars when drive. Each time they still get a thrill. There aren't many vehicles that give you that feeling. The shape of old cars is very charming, impossible with today's mass production. These ...
Six years of war, which has left the country on the brink of famine, has "greatly increased" violence against women in Yemen. We won't be living in a world free of GBV anytime soon, but what we can do is empower women to manifest better, dream bigger, and protect themselves. Married at 12, rejected at 16, then disfigured in an acid attack, the fate of Al-Anoud Hussain Sheryan is a shocking illustration of abuse in a society beset by war and poverty. She wanted to protect me. Having lived for ...
A young Jordanian make-up artist shot to online fame with videos of herself imitating famous figures from across the world. From Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth II to singer Umm Kulthum and actor Adel Imam, her characters have made Alaa Bliha a star in her own right with tens of thousands of social media followers. The 27-year-old says she started making the clips to stave off depression, after losing her job as a theatre make-up artist and returning to a grim coronavirus lockdown in Jordan. Months later, she has some ...