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Young artist with extraordinary talents

Anfal Bu Hamad is a 19-year-old painter, photographer, dancer, stage actor and singer. Her multifaceted talents may seem extraordinary, even more so considering Anfal was born with Down syndrome. Her…

‘Catastrophic’ situation in Aleppo: UN – Syria airstrikes, shelling kill over 60; scores killed in hospital hit

US VP Biden arrives in Iraq on a surprise visit – Fight against IS, govt crisis in focus

Egypt explorers hunt gold in the desert

EASTERN DESERT, Egypt: Off the off-road tracks deep in Egypt’s eastern desert, prospectors are ramping up the hunt for the treasure once revered by the Pharaohs as the “skin of…

Israel nuke reactor defects spark secrecy dilemma – Ageing atomic centre fuels safety fears

The upcoming changes for Fashion Weeks

Fashion Week has been a staple in the Fashion industry ever since “Press week” took place in New York City in 1943. That week was orchestrated due to the American…

Prince reportedly had been diagnosed with AIDS six months before he died

The 57-year-old musician passed away at his Paisley Park estate in Minneapolis last week and it has been alleged that he contracted HIV in the Nineties before developing full-blown AIDS…

Beyonce slays at tour opening and might get an Emmy nomination too

Whether scorned woman or confident seductress, Beyonce moved seamlessly between the two on the opening night of her Formation World Tour in Miami, offering no insight into the rumors of…

Toddler shoots mother dead in Milwaukee – ‘Weapon belonged to mother’s boyfriend’

WASHINGTON: A toddler riding in the back of a car accidentally shot dead his mother with a gun that slid out from under the driver’s seat, US police said Wednesday.…

India asks Britain to deport liquor tycoon

Murders force Bangladeshi gay rights activists underground

DHAKA: Xulhaz Mannan was a rallying figure for Bangladesh’s marginalized but increasingly outspoken lesbian, gay and transgender community, but his brutal murder has dealt a huge blow to the movement…

Pakistan police arrest man for gruesome ‘honor killing’ of sister

KARACHI: Pakistani police have arrested a man in Karachi for slitting his sister’s throat and letting her bleed to death, the latest “honour killing” in the deeply patriarchal country. Hayat…