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1200 Friesian bulls to be shipped from Ireland to Libya

  • 15 February 2018 - 22:21
1200 Friesian bulls to be shipped from Ireland to Libya

More than 1000 Friesian bulls (Dutch) will be exported to Libya next week under a contract arranged by Supreme Livestock – a Co. Louth based exporter. The company has confirmed to AgriLand that a livestock carrier will dock later next week to carry the bulls to their destination.  Patsy...

Saudi Arabia’s police arrest two men over “gay wedding”

  • 11 January 2018 - 21:21
Saudi Arabia’s police arrest two men over “gay wedding”

Saudi Arabia's police have arrested several young men who last week appeared in a video of what was described as a "gay wedding scene". Saudi authorities said as well that they were investigating the video claiming to show a gay wedding ceremony in the country, according to regional media...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi scores $450m

  • 18 December 2017 - 15:01
Star Wars: The Last Jedi scores $450m

Star Wars: The Last Jedi film grossed more than $450m in global box office on its opening weekend. The latest film from the Star Wars franchise was well received by both fans and critics, who lavished the film with praise and positive reviews. The Last Jedi is now the second all-time...

The Silence Breakers, named Time Magazine Person of the Year

  • 6 December 2017 - 15:47
The Silence Breakers, named Time Magazine Person of the Year

The Silence Breakers, women who broke silence on sexual abuse, named as Time Magazine Person of the Year. Time magazine wrote " the people who have broken their silence on sexual assault and harassment span all races, all income classes, all occupations and virtually all corners of the globe....

Libya blocks smuggling of 3000 turtles to Egypt

  • 26 November 2017 - 20:39
Libya blocks smuggling of 3000 turtles to Egypt

Libyan authorities intercepted a van laden with 3000 turtles at the checkpoint of Kharoba, Marij town in eastern Libya. The security patrol told the press that the turtles were coming from Benghazi and off to Tobruk in order to ultimately be smuggled to Egypt. Libya's natural resources have...

Donald Trump and Netanyahu share a graffiti kiss on West Bank wall

  • 29 October 2017 - 18:04
Donald Trump and Netanyahu share a graffiti kiss on West Bank wall

Another Donald Trump mural believed to be the work of Australian graffiti artist Lushsux has popped up on Israel’s barrier in the occupied West Bank, this time depicting the U.S. president sharing a kiss with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Reuters wrote. His face hidden by a...

Libyan author Hisham Matar wins The Geschwister-Scholl-Preis for “The Return”

  • 8 October 2017 - 21:00
Libyan author Hisham Matar wins The Geschwister-Scholl-Preis for “The Return”

The Libyan author Hisham Matar has won a new international literary award for his book "The Return." On Thursday, the New York-born writer was awarded The Geschwister-Scholl-Preis for his "The Return" book, which recounts the story of his search for his father's disappearance details when he...

Extremely thin models banned from French fashion companies

  • 6 September 2017 - 21:59
Extremely thin models banned from French fashion companies

French fashion companies Kering and LVMH will stop hiring excessively thin models worldwide under a new charter developed in response to continued criticism the industry encourages eating disorders. France banned ultra-thin models under a 2015 law though it only stipulated models needed a...

US observes phenomenal total solar eclipse

  • 21 August 2017 - 18:31
US observes phenomenal total solar eclipse

Skywatchers in the United States are preparing for the spectacular sight of a total solar eclipse, according to the BBC. The Moon is set to pass in front of the Sun, casting a deep shadow that will sweep over the nation from Oregon in the west to South Carolina in the east, BBC...

Meteors shower hits the earth in brightest show in history

  • 12 August 2017 - 10:11
Meteors shower hits the earth in brightest show in history

The brightest meteor shower is well on its way. It is said that it will literally light up the night sky and that some of the meteors will actually be visible during the day. It will happen from August 11th, 2017 to August 13th, 2017 but will peak on the 12th and will according to...