Over 170 killed in renewed tribal clashes in Sudan’s Darfur

27.04.2022 [11:30]
More than 170 civilians were killed in renewed tribal clashes in Sudan’s western Darfur province, according to a local aid group, Anadolu Agency reports. Adam Rigal, a spokesman for the General Coordination for Refugees and Displaced in Darfur, said nine people were killed when the violence first erupted on ...

Japan government to directly provide food aid to Ukraine

26.04.2022 [19:15]
The Japanese government has decided to directly provide food aid to war victims in Ukraine, according to NHK World-Japan. Many local people are struggling to get enough to eat as the conflict rages with Russia, and food shortages in the east of the country have become serious ...

Shoebill - a terrifying ambush predator from Africa

26.04.2022 [18:41]
Some animals and birds could look harmless and peaceful at the first sight, however, this first impression could be changed in seconds, as soon as they show their real faces. Scroll down to find out about one of the terrifying, yet dangerous birds ...

4 killed, several injured in blast inside university in Pakistan's Karachi

26.04.2022 [18:04]
Four people were killed and several others injured when a blast happened inside a university in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Tuesday, local reports said, according to Xinhua. The explosion occurred inside a van parked in the university, which caught fire following ...

Sossusvlei – world`s tallest sand dunes

26.04.2022 [18:00]
Located in Namibia's coastal desert, the remote Sossusvlei region is home to the world's tallest sand dunes including one that is nearly a quarter-mile high. Fauna in the Sossusvlei area is relatively rich. It mostly comprises small animals ...

Speaking to Putin, Turkish President Erdogan urges Istanbul meeting of Ukrainian, Russian leaders

26.04.2022 [16:23]
In a phone call with his Russian counterpart, Turkiye’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday reiterated Ankara's willingness to keep doing its part for lasting peace with Ukraine, and urged an Istanbul meeting between Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Eiffel Tower – one of the most recognizable symbols of Paris and France

26.04.2022 [15:24]
The Eiffel Tower is an iron tower built on the Champ de Mars beside the River Seine in Paris. It is the tallest structure in Paris and among the most recognized symbols in the world. The structure was built between ...

Chinese characters - one of the oldest writing systems in the world

26.04.2022 [15:02]
Writing systems are considered as a unique way of reflection of people’s feelings, needs, as well as daily life actions. Discovered thousands of years ago, before first ever humans invented language, these mysterious signs, drawed on bones, cave walls and any other surface ...

A tiny Brontë book, sold for $1.25 million, to return home

26.04.2022 [12:08]
A miniature book by the 13-year-old Charlotte Brontë, containing perhaps her last unseen poems, has been purchased by a charity and will be donated to the Brontë Parsonage Museum, according to The New York Times. The last of the two dozen miniature books made by the young Charlotte Brontë to remain in private hands, which resurfaced last month after nearly a ...

The Statue of Liberty, enlightening the World

26.04.2022 [11:57]
“The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World” was a gift of international friendship from France to the United States, and is one of the most universal symbols of democracy. Located on the 12-acre Liberty Island in New York Harbor, The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886 and was designated a National Monument ...

Twitter accepts Elon Musk's acquisition offer

26.04.2022 [10:17]
Twitter announced on Monday it has accepted Tesla CEO Elon Musk's offer to acquire the company at 54.20 U.S. dollars a share, valuing the social media platform at 44 billion dollars, according to Xinhua. "The Twitter Board conducted a thoughtful and comprehensive process to assess ...

Russia retaliates by expelling 40 German diplomats — Foreign Ministry

25.04.2022 [20:19]
The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned German Ambassador to Moscow Geza Andreas von Geyr on Monday and handed him a note declaring 40 employees of German diplomatic missions in Russia personae non gratae, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported, according to TASS ...

Dover Castle - England’s longest-serving fortress

25.04.2022 [19:36]
England is considered a home to over 4,000 castles, erected many hundreds of years ago, scattering throughout the country’s coastline and rural areas. Many of these ancient constructions are still standing today, reminding of England’s rich historical heritage ...

Turkish president meets UN chief in Ankara

25.04.2022 [19:32]
Turkiye's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday met UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Ankara, according to Anadolu Agency. The meeting held at the Presidential Complex was closed to the press ...

Plane crash kills two in northwestern Turkiye’s Bursa

25.04.2022 [18:39]
A single-engine plane crashed on Monday in a residential area in Bursa, a northwestern Turkish province, according to Daily Sabah. The plane was flying near Yunuseli Airport, a hub for training flights when it crashed.The cause of the crash is not clear yet, while the wreckage of the plane caught fire after the crash ...

Italy marks Liberation Day with holiday on 25 April

25.04.2022 [17:58]
On 25 April Italy celebrates the 77th Festa della Liberazione which marks the country’s liberation from German occupation and fascist rule at the end of World War II.A public holiday across Italy, all state schools and offices, as well as many shops are closed on Monday 25 April ...

Largest crown jellyfish ever discovered is a blood red, saucer-like weirdo

25.04.2022 [17:49]
Scientists have discovered a new species of crown jellyfish that looks like a scarlet alien saucer in the sunless "midnight zone" of California's Monterey Bay.The newly described species, Atolla reynoldsi, measures about 5 inches (13 centimeters) in diameter and can have anywhere from 26 to 39 tentacles ...

Peru’s mysterious Machu Picchu – most significant tangible legacy of Inca civilization

25.04.2022 [16:49]
Located about 80 km northwest of Peru, in the Cordillera de Vilcabamba of the Andes Mountains, Machu Picchu stands 2,430 m above sea-level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, in an extraordinarily beautiful setting. The natural setting ...

Ceremony held in Turkiye to mark Gallipoli landings

25.04.2022 [16:07]
A ceremony was held in Turkiye’s western Canakkale province early Monday to commemorate the 107th anniversary of the landing of foreign troops on Turkish soil during World War I, according to Anadolu Agency. The dawn service was held with the participation of nearly 200 Australians ...