Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and is considered one of the most important religious holidays celebrated by Muslims.
The border between Israel and the Gaza Strip has become a flashpoint of the largest escalation of tensions in recent years after a volley of rockets were launched from the enclave into Israel on Monday, unleashing retaliatory fire from the Israeli military.
There have been many unsung heroes in the fight against COVID-19. But when it comes to who sacrificed the most, nurses are first to come to mind. Today the world honours those who care for the sick wholeheartedly and serve the good of society during times of hardship.
Jerusalem has been gripped by violence over the past several days following an Israeli court ruling to evict several Palestinian families from the city.
Earlier, Colombian President Ivan Duque asked Congress to withdraw a tax reform proposal and urgently discuss a new one amid nationwide protests.
The Gates announced last week that they "no longer believe we can grow together as a couple" after 27 years together, starting what could be the most expensive divorce in the world, at an estimated cost of $127 billion.
When the mummy first arrived in Warsaw in 1826, the remains were placed in a 1st century BCE coffin bearing the name of the priest Hor-Djehuty. It was assumed they were male, but it seems this isn't the case...
Put on your red shoes and get ready to dance the Blues... Tango, or whatever takes your fancy. Today we are travelling through the world of rhythm and the dramatic sequence of steps and moves.
India, which is already the second-worst hit nation in coronavirus infections and the fourth most-affected for virus-related deaths, has been experiencing a drastic surge in fatalities.
The 93rd Oscars ceremony, delayed because of the pandemic, hit the screens on Sunday, attracting millions of viewers, as actors and filmmakers flocked to both Los Angeles Union Station and the Dolby Theatre to receive their awards.
She is the queen, she is the mother and she is the one of the most depicted women in the world. On April 21, Elizabeth II turns 95 and here are 15 reasons her image will live forever.
A jury in Minneapolis on Tuesday found Derek Chauvin guilty on all charges in the death of 46-year-old African-American man George Floyd in May 2020.
In folklore, meeting your doppelganger was considered a bad omen. And what would be your reaction to seeing a person who looks very much like you?
Sixty years have gone by since the first human being, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, set out on a journey into outer space. Since then, more than 500 people have gone into our planet's orbit, including 64 women.
Prince Philip has been laid to rest at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle following a solemn ceremony attended by members of the royal family.
Tokyo 2020 and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government marked 100 days until the Summer Olympic Games in the Japanese capital begin, which was postponed last year due to COVID.
The fatal shooting of an African-American man by police attempting to detain him in the city of Brooklyn Center in the US state of Minnesota has sparked clashes between protesters and police officers.
On this day 60 years ago, Yuri Gagarin became the first man to fly into space. Not only did the cosmonaut demonstrate the brilliance of Soviet science – he showed how far humans can push their minds and bodies.
Heartfelt tributes have been pouring in from all across the globe for the Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away peacefully on 9 April. From monarchs, prime ministers, and heads of state to celebrities and ordinary people, people have continued expressing their deepest condolences to the Royal Family.
This week's rioting was one of the worst seen in Northern Ireland in recent years. The long-brewed tensions escalated as the Public Prosecution Service decided not to prosecute 24 Sinn Fein politicians for alleged coronavirus breaches during the funeral of a former IRA leader, Bobby Storey. The other story behind the disorder is the Brexit deal.