Monday, 13 May, 2024

Five things to know about EU’s fight against dangerous chemicals


A proposed ban on 12,000-odd hazardous chemicals could be expanded in the step towards a toxic-free environment. The European Union has taken the biggest step towards banning thousands of toxic chemicals linked to major diseases, declining fertility rates and an Read more…

Battle against disinformation, historical revisionism in Philippine polls


Experts warn fake news could upend the course of Philippine democracy with victory of former dictator Marcos’ son. Mindanao, Philippines –At the height of the Covid lockdown in the Philippines, Jakob Amatong, a lanky teenager, was only busy creating online Read more…

Lebanon’s elections: a short guide


On May 15, Lebanon will go to the polls for the first time since it sank into one of the world’s worst economic crises after the 2019 uprising and the Beirut port explosion. The Lebanese people will elect their representatives Read more…

Week-long break from social media can improve mental health


A UK study found people who stopped scrolling on social media for one week experienced marked improvements in their wellbeing. Asking people to stop using social media for just one week could lead to significant improvements in their mental health Read more…

In the US, migrants more likely to start businesses and create jobs


A study found that migrants are 80 percent more likely to found new businesses in the US than native-born Americans. A new study has found that migrants are more likely to establish new businesses in the United States than native-born Read more…

Several Turks among dozen kidnapped by ‘Haiti armed gang’


Group of people including at least eight Turkish cit

Brazil’s Lula launches presidential bid to unseat Bolsonaro


Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva launches a campaign to rec

Biden considering visit to Korean DMZ during Asia tour


White House is still finalising details of President

Europe, America mark 3M deaths from Covid-19 in grim milestone


The Biden administration marked the “tragic mileston

Mystery sarcophagus found under Notre Dame cathedral


The sarcophagus, found under a mound of earth with f

Famed painter Hockney’s The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020 in Istanbul


Legendary English painter David Hockney’s latest paintings created during the pandemic have arrived at Istanbul’s Sakip Sabanci Museum, bringing along the fresh air of spring. Art world titan David Hockney’s latest ‘paintings’ are not actually paintings. They are prints of Read more…

A peek into the double life of veiled Pakistani rapper Eva B


The 22-year-old’s rise to fame accelerated this year

Muslims across world observe Islam’s holy night of Laylat al Qadr


Laylat al Qadr is the most important night of the Mu