Lifestyle Archive
  • »A digital melting pot: Women's Museum Istanbul

    Sat 8 March / Mar 2014. 02:29 PM
    Turkey's first conceptual 'Women's Museum Istanbul' is attracting visitors from all around the world on its website which is published in four languages.
  • »Kenya fetes first-ever Oscar

    Thu 6 March / Mar 2014. 06:58 PM
    Kenya's Lupita Nyong'o has made history for herself and her country by winning the prestigious Best Supporting Actress Award at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood – Kenya's first ever Oscar.
  • »Saudi book fair kicks off amid ban on 'Brotherhood books'

    Thu 6 March / Mar 2014. 06:57 PM
    The annual Riyadh book fair has kicked off with authorities this year imposing a ban on any books about the Muslim Brotherhood group, which the Saudi government strongly opposes.
  • »Singapore becomes world's most expensive city

    Wed 5 March / Mar 2014. 12:33 AM
    Singapore is the world’s most expensive city while Mumbai is the cheapest, according to the Economic Intelligence Unit's (EIU) survey published on Tuesday.
  • »Gaza's local KFC alternative

    Wed 26 February / Feb 2014. 01:26 PM
    Last year, a Gazan entrepreneur smuggled hundreds of meals from a KFC outlet in Al-Arish in the northern Sinai Peninsula into Gaza via a network of cross-border tunnels linking Egypt to the besieged Palestinian territory.
  • »Syrians in Lebanon: From refugees to cabbies

    Wed 26 February / Feb 2014. 01:25 PM
    Rifaat, a Syrian refugee, lives with his wife and daughter in a two-room apartment in Lebanese capital Beirut.
  • »Kenya inaugurates its first-ever amphitheater

    Sat 22 February / Feb 2014. 05:01 PM
    Kenya officially opened its first-ever amphitheater on Friday during the inauguration of the Machakos People's Park – a project officials hope will serve as a major source of foreign currency and generate thousands of job opportunities.
  • »Hollywood A-list front row for NYC fashion royalty

    Thu 13 February / Feb 2014. 05:05 PM
    Billionaire New York designer Michael Kors mixed California ease with urbane romance, unveiling a soft, laid-back collection for fall/winter 2014 in front of Hollywood stars.
  • »Thousands marry in 'Moonie' mass wedding

    Wed 12 February / Feb 2014. 04:39 PM
    Thousands of Unification Church members were married in a mass wedding in South Korea Wednesday -- only the second such event since the death of their "messiah" and controversial church founder Sun Myung Moon.
  • »Belgium set to allow euthanasia for children

    Wed 12 February / Feb 2014. 04:35 PM
    More than a decade after legalising euthanasia for adults, Belgium is set this week to extend mercy-killing to terminally-ill children after lengthy public debate over the ethical issues at stake.
  • »Danes defend zoo's killing of healthy giraffe

    Mon 10 February / Feb 2014. 04:23 PM
    Many Danes on Monday defended the killing of a healthy but inbred giraffe at Copenhagen's zoo that triggered outrage after it was chopped up and fed to lions in front of visitors.
  • »Victoria eyes US ambitions after NYC show

    Mon 10 February / Feb 2014. 04:23 PM
    The sky's the limit for Victoria Beckham, the Spice Girl turned acclaimed designer who has big dreams Stateside after unveiling her latest catwalk collection in New York on Sunday.
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