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Syria has lost more than 700 doctors to war: UN

Syria has lost more than 700 doctors to war: UN

“Schools, hospitals, mosques, water stations – they are all being turned into rubble,” chief of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria says More than 700 doctors and medical personnel have been killed in attacks on Syrian hospitals since the outbreak of civil war more than five years ago, UN investigators said on Tuesday. Commission chief Paulo Pinheiro told the ... Read More »

Italy’s Osteria Francescana named world’s best restaurant

Osteria Francescana

Italy’s Osteria Francescana tops list of world’s 50 best restaurants while Spain’s El Celler de Can Roca is at No. 2 and New York’s Eleven Madison Park is at No. 3 Italy’s Osteria Francescana was crowned world’s best restaurant of 2016 at an awards ceremony in New York, the first Italian establishment to win the annual accolade. As for the ... Read More »

West Bank Palestinians in distress as Israel cuts water supply in Ramadan

West Bank Palestinians in distress as Israel cuts water supply in Ramadan

Thousands of Palestinians have reportedly been left without access to safe drinking water during Ramadan as Israel has cut off the water supply to large areas of the West Bank, Palestinian authorities claim PALESTINE – Israel has cut water supplies to large areas of West Bank leaving thousands of Palestinians without sufficient drinking water during the holy month of Ramadan. Palestinians now ... Read More »

Alligator drags toddler into lake at Disney world resort in Florida

Alligator drags toddler into lake at Disney world resort in Florida

The two-year-old boy’s father attempted to wrestle with the alligator but lost FLORIDA (United States of America) – A 2-year-old boy was attacked and dragged into the water by an alligator on the shores of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Tuesday night was still missing early Wednesday morning. Sheriff Jerry Demings said, ‘As a father, as a grandfather, we’re ... Read More »

Global peace deteriorating as terrorism hits new all-time high

Global peace deteriorating as terrorism hits new all-time high

Global Peace Index records a historically less peaceful and more unequal world  World became less peaceful in the last year, reveals 2016 Global Peace Index (GPI). The Report shows growing global inequality in peace, with the most peaceful countries continuing to improve while the least peaceful are falling into greater violence and conflict. The study, by international think-tank the Institute for Economics and ... Read More »

Facts about the holy month of Ramadan

Facts about the holy month of Ramadan

Facts of Ramadan: Ramadan is observed by Muslims around the world. In this holy month of Ramadan, the last holy book Quran was revealed on Prophet Hazrat Mohammad (P.B.U.H). ‘Ramadan is the month whose beginning is mercy, whose middle is forgiveness and whose end is freedom from fire’ said Prophet Mohammad (P.B.U.H). The fourth Pillar of Islam, the Fast of Ramadan, occurs ... Read More »

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan 2016

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan 2016

Most of world’s 1.2 billion Muslims start observing the holy month of Ramadan on Monday Muslims in Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey would begin fasting on Monday, as will Muslims in Yemen, Lebanon, Syria, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, Egypt, Afghanistan and the Palestinian territories as the Ramadan moon has been sighted in these countries. Millions of Muslims around the world are marking the start of the ... Read More »

Mohammad Ali dies at 74: World pays rich tribute to boxing legend

Mohammad Ali dies at 74: World pays rich tribute to boxing legend

Muhammad Ali, the former world heavyweight boxing champion and one of sport’s most influential individuals, has died aged 74. The sports hero, who had been battling Parkinson’s disease for decades, passed away in a hospital here where he had been admitted earlier this week suffering from respiratory problems. Ali had been living in the Phoenix area with his fourth wife, ... Read More »

Fitbit tops Wearables Market, Xiaomi passes Apple for second spot

Fitbit tops Wearables Market, Xiaomi passes Apple for second spot

Fitbit tops global wearables market, while Chinese group Xiaomi raced past Apple to second place Fitbit fitness tracker maker is world’s leading wearable device vendor, while Chinese group Xiaomi raced past Apple to second place, a recent survey showed. Fitbit, Xiaomi, Apple, Garmin and Samsung make up the top five companies, according to the latest figures from research firm IDC. Global ... Read More »

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