To commemorate Pakistan National Day, the country’s ambassador to Iran, Riffat Masood, hosted a reception at the inaugural ceremony of a three-day Pakistan’s Cultural festival on Wednesday (April 17, 2019) at Milad Tower in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
Pakistan National Day celebrated in Tehran with cultural festival
Iran is marking its National Army Day with large-scale military parades across the country, showcasing its latest achievements in the defense sector.
Iran celebrates National Army Day with nationwide military parades
At St. Catherine's Monastery at the foot of Egypt's Mount Sinai, the silence in the library is broken only by low electrical humming, as an early manuscript is bathed in green light.
Ancient manuscripts digitised at monastery beneath Mount Sinai
Climate change protesters glued themselves to a train and blocked major London intersections on the third day of a civil disobedience campaign.
UK climate protesters block roads, glue themselves to train
A South Korean man set his flat on fire and then stabbed building residents as they tried to flee, killing five people, police told local media.
South Korean arsonist kills neighbors fleeing fire
China’s efforts to combat dangerous soil pollution are being stymied by local governments and their need to earn money through land sales, environmental group Greenpeace said on Wednesday.
Greenpeace: China soil pollution efforts stymied by local governments
The benefits of sport to Welsh society outweigh the costs, according to new research commissioned by Sport Wales.
Sport in Wales creates society benefits 'worth £3.4b'
The British work the longest hours in the European Union, but are less productive than those in some other countries.
UK employees work longest hours in EU, says TUC
In the tiny village of Nagoro, deep in the mountains of western Japan, the wind howls down a deserted street with not a living soul to be seen.
Valley of dolls: Scarecrows outnumber people in Japan village
Fourteen US states, including New York and California, and the District of Columbia said the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to replace an Obama-era water regulation would end federal protection for half of wetlands and 15 percent of streams across the country.
US states say half of wetlands would lose protection under EPA proposal

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