Armenians voted yesterday in snap parliamentary elections called by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in an attempt to heal divisions after a disastrous war with Azerbaijan and reaffirm his mandate.
French far-right eyes gains in regional polls
The vote will pick new assemblies for mainland France’s 13 regions and 96 departments, with Le Pen’s National Rally (RN) tipped to win at least one region for the first time in what would be a major coup.
The head of Libya’s unity government yesterday said he had reopened the main coast road across the frozen front line, a gesture of progress in the fragile peace process, but eastern forces said the road remained closed.
Raisi wins Iran presidential vote
Ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi was declared the winner yesterday of Iran’s presidential election, a widely anticipated result after many political heavyweights were barred from running.
Frank Washington was making preparations to bury his aunt in a small family cemetery in the historic Virginia community of Thoroughfare when he found a gate barring access to the graveyard.
Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO) has long been catering to the taste of those who love and admire western classical music and musical instruments in Qatar.
Young green warriors take steps to save environment
Though the drastic steps to save Earth can be taken by the governments, major corporate companies and big environmental organisations, there are certain small steps that every individual can take to have a significant impact.
Filcom holds Youth Leadership Program
Filcom International Toastmasters Club (Filcom) recently culminated its Youth Leadership Program (YLP) through a grand finale streamed live via Facebook, showcasing the youth leaders’ progressive transformation.
The second Aspire Lake Festival took spectators through half-hour ‘magical journey,’ featuring more than 40 artists and experts with a showcase of theatrical performances and fireworks displays at Aspire Park.
Newly opened Orbital Highway Phase-I, Qatar
Almost two-third of the ambitious Orbital Highway and Truck Route linking the newly constructed Hamad Port in Mesaieed with the Ras Laffan Industrial City on the northern side is ready now.