Sunday 15th of December 2019
60,000 French homes without power lashed by heavy rains, winds
Fourteen departments in southwestern France, the Alps region and the Mediterranean island of Corsica were on alert on Saturday following gale-force winds and flooding that cut off electricity in 60,00...
Spectra 2019: Largest art carnival ends with a bang
Thousands of children flocked to the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre to take part in the largest art carnival held in Bahrain.
Botswana animal groups outraged at elephant killing
Animal campaigners demanded on Friday that a Botswana hunter’s license be revoked after an elephant was killed despite being protected, raising tensions over the country’s new hunting rules.
‘Seriously, Finland?’ Red-faced minister deletes Instagram poll
Finland’s finance minister deleted an Instagram post and issued an apology on Friday after criticism by a human rights group that embarrassed the new, women-led government days after it took office.
Superman’s cape and Bilbo’s pipe up for grabs in Hollywood auction
Superman’s very first cape and Bilbo Baggins’ pipe are each forecast to raise $100,000-$200,000 at a blockbuster auction of rare Hollywood memorabilia next week.
New Zealand divers attempt to recover last 2 volcano victims
Police divers returned to the waters around New Zealand's volcanic White Island at dawn Saturday to search for the remaining two victims of an eruption that left at least 16 dead and dozens severely b...
Samoa extends measles state of emergency, NZ to fund vaccination campaign
The South Pacific island nation of Samoa on Saturday extended a state of emergency due to a measles outbreak which has killed 72 people, mostly infants, as New Zealand announced NZ$1 million ($640,700...
This time, it is a horse
A video of a horse running in the middle of a highway near Saar area went viral and received massive comments.
New American school in Bahrain
International Esol Education, a leading organization specializing in the establishment and management of international schools around the Middle East and Mediterranean, will be opening a new American...
All set for Bahraini Farmers’ Market
Farmers participating in the 8th edition of the Bahraini Farmers’ Market said that their preparations are in full swing for the event.
Sharjah Ruler opens Islamic Arts Festival
HH Dr. Shaikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, today inaugurated the 22nd edition of Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival, entitled ‘Prospect’.
New advice curbing deadly noncommunicable diseases
World leaders and health experts, today, handed 8 recommendations to WHO’s Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, that could save millions of lives and promote mental health.