22 Apr 2017
An American study of young people in seven countries suggests that the violence they are exposed to via media content like TV shows and videogames can be a risk factor for aggressive behaviour, irrespective of the culture they grow up in....
19 Apr 2017
In a remote village by the Nile River called Bahrawa, a Slovenian women has launched a small alternative educational center called "Nile River School" for underprivileged children by creating a new inspiring educational...
19 Apr 2017
The prices of locally-made Ramadan lanterns rose by 60 percent compared to last year, Chairman of the Toys Division in the Cairo Chamber of Commerce Barakat Safa said.
Safa attributed in a statement to state-run news outlet MENA...
18 Apr 2017
Buses will be provided to Social Solidarity Directorates in 10 governorates over the next few days to continue the ongoing work to protect homeless children, according to sources in the Social Solidarity Ministry.
16 Apr 2017
Every morning, hundreds of men converge on a dry lakebed in a remote corner of Ethiopia, where they cleave the ground open with handaxes to extract salt, just as their fathers and grandfathers once did.
They toil under the gaze of a...
15 Apr 2017
Taiwan has banned the eating of dogs and cats as pressure grows to improve animal welfare after a spate of cruelty cases that stirred public outrage.
Parliament passed legislation on April 12 to outlaw the consumption, purchase or...
11 Apr 2017
Brandstorm, a national competition, edition of the global business game, was organized by L’Oréal Egypt last week at the Dusit Thani LakeView Cairo.
The competition brought talented students from Egypt's top universities...
08 Apr 2017
A martial arts bout in Afghanistan was billed as a bare-knuckle duel for supremacy, but it has become a lightning rod for long-simmering ethnic rivalries that threaten to tear the country apart.
Ahmad Wali Hotak, a Pashtun, last...
07 Apr 2017
A gleaming white structure topped with seven domes, set to be the world's biggest Yazidi temple, is currently being built in a tiny village in Armenia.
Long persecuted, most recently by Islamic jihadists in Iraq, the Kurdish-...
04 Apr 2017
Clothing factories in Tajikistan are churning out brightly coloured national dresses amid a surge in sales, and it's not just because of the arrival of spring.
An increasing number of female officials, teachers and students have...