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Miss World 2015 crown goes to Spain

Spain's Mireia Lalaguna Royo Takes Miss World 2015 Crown

Sanya (CHINA) – The finale of the 2015 Miss World contest came to a conclusion with Miss Spain Mireia Lalaguna Royo claiming the crown in Sanya, a coastal resort city in south China’s Hainan Province. The pharmacy student from Barcelona claimed the illustrious crown after winning over the contest’s judges during the 65th edition of the world famous pageant in ... Read More »

Photos: Hollywood out in Force for Star Wars world premiere

Hollywood out in Force for Star Wars world premiere

Fans had been camped outside the theatre on Hollywood Boulevard for more than a week for Star Wars world premiere An army of Stormtroopers plus C-3PO and R2D2 were among the early arrivals at the world premiere of the highly-anticipated new Star Wars movie in Los Angeles. A long stretch of Hollywood Boulevard was closed to traffic for days ahead ... Read More »

Gaddafi’s son Hannibal freed by security forces

Gaddafi’s son Hannibal freed by security forces

Hannibal Gaddafi was briefly kidnapped by armed group demanding information about missing Shia Imam. One of the sons of Libya’s late leader Muammar Gaddafi has been kidnapped in Lebanon by militants demanding information about the fate of a Shia cleric who went missing in Libya decades ago. Gaddafi appeared to have been beaten up and had black eyes but he was “in ... Read More »

Pakistani art exhibit in Turkey commemorates Rumi Day

Group photo of Artist and Governor Konya with guests.

The art exhibit in Konya is part of exhibition commemorating Rumi ANKARA (Turkey) – Pakistan is participating in the 742nd commemoration ceremonies of the death of Moulana Jalaluddin Rumi being held in Konya from 7-17 December 2015. Twenty paintings made by Pakistan’s renowned artist, Mr. Shafique Farooqi, representing Sufism as seen and depicted through the intellect of Moulana Rumi are ... Read More »

Reception on board Pakistan Naval Ship Shamsheer in Colombo

HE Shakeel Hussain (2nd right) with SL Minister of Industries Rishaad Bathiueedin Mission Commander and DA Col Rajil

COLOMBO — A colorful reception was arranged on board visiting Pakistan Navy ship SHAMSHEER which is in Sri Lanka on a 4 day visit reflective of strong multifaceted relationship and engagement between the two friendly countries. The reception was attended by large gathering of guests which included Sri Lankan Ministers, Diplomats, Senior Officers of Armed forces, Top Government officials, business ... Read More »

Verdenskortet in Denmark is a Walkable Map of the World

Verdenskortet in Denmark is a Walkable Map of the World

A walkable map of the world made from soil and stone by one man  Roaming around the world on foot may require commitment of good number of years of one’s life, along with large sum of money, logistics planning, and strong determination. But for all those who are interested in the travel but not the long haul, there’s a place ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia plans to build World’s tallest skyscraper

Saudi Arabia plans to build World’s tallest skyscraper

Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) – Dubai, long champion of all things biggest, longest and most expensive, will soon have some competition from neighboring Saudi Arabia. Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, could be stripped of its Guinness title if Saudi Arabia succeeds in its plans to construct the even larger Jeddah Tower — a prospect looking more likely as funds for the $1.23 ... Read More »

Heavy snowfall covers Midwestern US, flights cancelled

Snowfall covers Midwestern US

A heavy fall snowstorm hit the Midwestern United States on Saturday, blanketing states from South Dakota to Wisconsin with as much as 16 inches (40 cm) of snow, slowing air travel and delaying some events for U.S. presidential candidates. The number of canceled flights at Chicago’s two airports has dropped as a slow-moving storm system that dumped snow has moved ... Read More »

Canadian couple cancels big wedding to help Syrian refugee family

Canadian couples cancels wedding to help Syrian Refugees

TORONTO (Canada) – A Toronto couple recently canceled their big wedding to use the money instead to help sponsor a Syrian refugee family’s settlement into Canada. The money that would have gone to their reception or gifts is now being used to sponsor a family to come to Canada. The Toronto couple was planning to get married next March. They ... Read More »

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