Religion / Belief

Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square gets 720-ton sand nativity scene

Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square gets 720-ton sand nativity scene

Published 08/12/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The traditional nativity scene in St. Peter’s Square won’t be so traditional this year. For the first time, it is made [more…]

Millions flock to free tests as Egypt seeks to eradicate hepatitis C

Millions flock to free tests as Egypt seeks to eradicate hepatitis C

Published 03/12/2018

MIT NAMA (Reuters) - When Houaida Mabrouk heard about a government campaign that offers free hepatitis C screenings, she hesitated, afraid of testing positive. But [more…]

Israeli artist beats Gaza rockets into Hanukkah lamps

Israeli artist beats Gaza rockets into Hanukkah lamps

Published 28/11/2018

YATED, Israel (Reuters) - The clang of hammer on metal and the roar of a blowtorch can be heard long before you walk into Israeli [more…]

In Beirut play, audience relives stories of rape survivors

In Beirut play, audience relives stories of rape survivors

Published 25/11/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - As a child, Riham would wake up at night to her half-brother molesting her. Now she is one of seven women recounting [more…]

Thais pray they’re barking up the right tree looking for lottery luck

Thais pray they’re barking up the right tree looking for lottery luck

Published 22/11/2018

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Superstition and looking for luck are a part of daily life in Thailand. In one temple in central Bangkok, visitors hope to [more…]

Rohingya protest in Bangladesh- launch of repatriation postponed:…

Rohingya protest in Bangladesh- launch of repatriation postponed:…

Published 15/11/2018

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh protested on Thursday against any attempt to send them back to Myanmar after [more…]

Exclusive: In rare coordinated move, Western envoys seek meeting on…

Exclusive: In rare coordinated move, Western envoys seek meeting on…

Published 15/11/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - A group of 15 Western ambassadors in Beijing, spearheaded by Canada, are seeking a meeting with the top official in China’s restive, [more…]

Trudeau says Canada to work with China on eventual free trade deal…

Trudeau says Canada to work with China on eventual free trade deal…

Published 15/11/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Canada and China will continue to work together towards an “eventual” free trade deal, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday. [more…]

Reports Khashoggi’s body dissolved in acid must be investigated:…

Reports Khashoggi’s body dissolved in acid must be investigated:…

Published 05/11/2018

Saudi Arabia tells U.N. rights body that will prosecute Khashoggi murderANKARA (Reuters) - Reports that the body of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was dissolved [more…]

Facebook’s Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

Facebook’s Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

Published 05/11/2018

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - A video link posted on Facebook on June 20 showed a man cooking human body parts in a pot over a wood [more…]