Pope Francis, Grand Imam of Egypt kiss, call for world peace

Pope Francis and the grand imam of Egypt's Al-Alzhar Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb on Monday met in Abu Dhabi, embraced each other and called for...

UK and Germany condemn arrest of Britain’s Tehran ambassador – UK PM’s office

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the arrest of Britain’s ambassador to Tehran, a spokesman from...

Sydney Opera House lights up with images of firefighters in support of Australia’s bushfire...

The sails of the Sydney Opera House have lit up with touching images of volunteer firefighters in support of bushfire affected communities. The projections, which...

Jordanian princess becomes her country’s first female pilot

Jordan's Princess Salma bint Abdullah became the first woman in her country to pass her theoretical and practical pilot training with the Jordanian Armed...

Prince Harry and Meghan would find friendlier media in Canada but impossible to escape...

TORONTO (Reuters) - Prince Harry and his wife Meghan can expect less intense local media scrutiny than they have faced in Britain should they...

Royal Derby Hospital: Disposable sterile hijabs introduced

A hospital trust believes it is the first in the UK to introduce disposable sterile headscarves for staff to use in operating theatres. Junior doctor...

Sri Lanka beats Superbowl, Area 51 for top spot in Google’s ‘where is’ queries

Sri Lanka has topped Google’s (US) “where is” category in its Year in Search trends report for 2019. According to stats published on Google Trends analysing search...

Forrest Gump Star Gary Sinise Takes 1,000 Children Of Fallen Soldiers To Disney World

Forrest Gump star Gary Sinise has flown 1,000 children of fallen soldiers to Disney World.  On Saturday, December 7, the actor – who played Lieutenant Dan...

Mrs. World 2020, Caroline Jurie in Sri Lanka

Mrs. World 2020 Caroline Jurie, the second Sri Lankan woman after Rosie Senanayake to win the coveted international contest, returned to Sri Lanka yesterday,...

Sri Lankan appointed as Chairman of Convention on Biological Weapons Meeting

The Meeting of States Parties (MSP) to the Convention on Biological Weapons, which concluded its four day session in Geneva today unanimously endorsed Sri...
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