European Commission – Press release Brussels, 29 November 2018 The European Commission is launching a second DiscoverEU competition. From today (12:00 CET) until Tuesday, 11 December (12:00 CET), young people aged 18 can apply for
The Museum of Mankind in Paris holds 37 skulls of Algerian militants who had revolted against the French occupation forces in 1849. These skulls were taken by the French army after having defeated the revolution
The Philippines decided to suspend its dengue immunization program because the used vaccine poses health risks in people who were not previously infected. The decision comes after the announcement of the French pharmaceutical manufacturer Sanofi
Yachya and Maria met in 2010 in China and decided to move to Yachya’s hometown, the Syrian capital Damascus. As they were preparing for their marriage, the civil war broke out, in 2011. So they fled to Maria’s hometown, in eastern Ukraine.
The village of Giethoorn, in the Netherlands, has no roads and no cars. The residents either walk or take boats through canals. Situated in the northeastern province of Overijssel, it is famous for its waterways and bicycle trails.
A 45 year-old man entered a police station in Thailand, threatening the officers with a knife. One of the officers, Anirut Malee, started talking to him kindly. The angry man had finally handed him out
The World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) general assembly has decided to change its name to World Taekwondo. The previous one, in use since the establishment of the federation in 1973, has been abandoned for its negative connotation, as it refers to the acronym WTF.