Pope Francis begins a historic visit to Iraq on Friday, the first by a pontiff to the birthplace of the Eastern Churches from where more than a million Christians have fled over the past 20 years. The visit of the pope has a highly symbolic value given the importance of Iraqi Christians in the history of the … Continue reading Pope Francis embarks on historic visit to Iraq
When Joanne Peh presides over the set of Last Madame, you can be sure she doesn’t do it in a metaphorical way. As the owner, ringleader and chief seductress of the 1920s brothel in the risque Toggle Originals period drama, Peh leaves no one in any doubt about who’s running the show. It comes as no surprise … Continue reading Joanne Peh: Women are seen as ‘pleasure tools’ and they’re exploiting it
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday said the United Nations will continue to bring people together to build bridges and create space for solutions in 2019. Image: Antonio Guterres In his New Year message, the UN chief said the world is undergoing a stress test, as climate change is running fast, geo-political divisions … Continue reading New Year message from Antonio Guterres
Celebrated every 10 November, World Science Day for Peace and Development highlights the significant role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. It also underlines the importance and relevance of science in our daily lives. Image shows Electric cars lined up at the … Continue reading Science, a Human Right
1. There is nothing that threatens the security of a wife than the thought of another woman competing for the attention and affection of her husband. Nothing is more painful. Nothing is more disrespecting. Nothing is more insulting. Nothing is more belittling and degrading. 2. Marriage flourishes when the couple work together as a team; … Continue reading Marriage 101: The bitter Truth
Who isn't scared of death? Who doesn't panic for the uncertainty that tomorrow holds for us all, in a world where everyday we live is a special gift? In the words of famous gangster rapper 50 Cent: ...death gotta be easy, cause life is hard. How can we Rest In Perfect Peace if we can't die … Continue reading How To Die In Peace.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday called on China and India to continue negotiations to seek a peaceful settlement of boundary issues. Li made the remarks while meeting with India's National Security Adviser Ajit Doval in Beijing. Ajit Doval attended the 19th round of talks between Chinese and Indian special representatives on boundary issues last … Continue reading China-India Peace Talks.
The Second Jinxi Peach Blossom Festival in Tianjin on Wednesday, April 13. Tourists visited in large numbers to catch a glimpse of the beautiful peach flowers in full blossom. Some girls were dressed up as "flower fairies" to welcome the visitors into the loving world of nature.
Image: Wang Yi (R), the Chinese Foreign Minister shakes hands with his Australian counterpart Julie Bishop in Beijing, capital of China. Wang and Bishop attended the third round of bilateral diplomatic and strategic dialogue in Beijing, China as the Asian country makes a call for joint effort to promote demilitarization in the South China Sea. Chinese … Continue reading All you need to know about demilitarization in South China Sea