Category: Lifestyle

Pakistan, Kalash, minority, zoo, threaten

People of Kalash fear influx of local tourists threaten their traditions

Story by AFP In a remote valley in Pakistan dozens of Kalash minority women dance to celebrate spring’s arrival — but as a gaggle of men scramble to catch...

Spain, church, Sagrada Familia, building, construction permit, 137 years

Spain’s church gets construction permit… after 137 years

Story by AFP Construction of Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia may have started 137 years ago, but the emblematic basilica only got a building permit… on Friday....

Aviation industry, climate change

Pressure mounts on aviation industry over climate change

Story by AFP Under pressure from frequent flyers alarmed over climate change, the airline industry says it is “hellbent” on reducing emissions — but the...

World's worst serial killers

World’s worst serial killers

Story by AFP Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel, who was handed a life sentence Thursday for murdering 85 patients in his care, is believed to be the most...

Humans, plastic pieces, Microplastics

Humans consume ‘tens of thousands’ of plastic pieces each year: report

Story by AFP Humans eat and breathe in tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year, according to a new analysis Wednesday that raised fresh questions over how...

Apps, social media, online prostitution, study

Apps, social media fuel ‘booming’ online prostitution: study

Story by AFP Apps like Facebook and Tinder are fuelling the “soaring industry” of online prostitution and sexual exploitation, according to a worldwide study...

China, Launchpad, 2023 Asian Cup

China to host ‘launchpad’ 2023 Asian Cup

Story by AFP Asia’s football chief Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa said Tuesday that China’s staging of the 2023 Asian Cup would serve as a...

New Delhi, women, public transport

New Delhi to offer free public transport for 850,000 women

Story by AFP Almost a million women will enjoy free public transport as part of an attempt to make the Indian capital safer, New Delhi’s government said Monday....

Mount Everest, traffic jam, survivor, deaths

Everest ‘traffic jam’ survivor calls for tougher rules

Story by AFP Ameesha Chauhan, a survivor of the Everest “traffic jam” who is in hospital recovering from frostbite, said climbers without basic skills should...

Gender diversity, businesses, economies, UN

Gender diversity good for businesses and economies: UN

Story by AFP Companies that improve gender diversity — especially at the top — perform better and rake in higher profits, while countries that increase women...