Daily Archives: September 16, 2022

Sabra and Shatila massacre: What happened in Lebanon in 1982? | Explainer News

INTERACTIVE 40 years since the Sabra and Shatila massacre

EXPLAINER Israeli-backed Phalange militia killed between 2,000 and 3,500 Palestinian refugees and Lebanese civilians in two days. It was one of the most harrowing massacres committed in the Lebanese civil war, a conflict known for its brutality. Shatila, a Palestinian refugee camp, and the adjacent neighbourhood of Sabra are located southwest of Lebanon’s capital city […]

A Resident Coordinator Blog — Global Issues

Ingrid Macdonald, UN Resident Coordinator in Bosnia-Herzegovina

“When I was first appointed as United Nations Resident Coordinator two and a half years ago, it was clear to many that beyond the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic, the education system was managing complex and longstanding obstacles, including a highly decentralised education sector, outdated infrastructure, and decreasing numbers of students. These obstacles were contributing […]

Alleged ‘heavy weapon’ use in Kyrgyz-Tajik border dispute | Conflict News

The leaders of the SCO Summit gather around golden plates of desserts

Second outbreak of clashes in three days amid sudden rise in tensions along border between the two former Soviet republics. Officials from the Kyrgyz border guard have accused Tajik forces of opening fire on several of its outposts in an escalation of tension two days after a brief confrontation between the two Central Asian nations. […]

Serena Williams, Anne Hathaway and More Cause a Stir Off the Runway at Michael Kors Collection Spring 2023

Anne Hathaway, Anna Wintour and Serena Williams Michael Kors Spring 2023 Front Row 14

Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Michael Kors As usual, Michael Kors had one of the most powerful and international front rows of New York Fashion Week. This was clear to attendees as soon as we approached the Meatpacking District venue Wednesday: Fans and paparazzi were already crowded around the entrance, eager to catch a glimpse of Keke […]

Massimo Bonini Is Hiring A Showroom Assistant + Coordinator In New York, NY

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Who We AreA family-run company, Massimo Bonini empowers imagination, supporting designers and creators in building strong brands through synergies, experience and a focus on organic growth. The power of community, new ideas and the expression of creativity though savoir-faire and a modern approach to luxury are the pillars to Massimo Bonini’s strategy. Founded in the […]

Ukraine finds mass burial site in Izyum after Russians driven out | Russia-Ukraine war News

A soldier stands in the mud surrounded by trees where a mass grave was discovered near Izyum, Ukraine.

Ukrainian authorities have found a mass grave in woods near the northeastern city of Izyum, days after recapturing it from occupying Russian forces. Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy revealed the discovery of the burial site — containing some 440 bodies — in his address to the country on Thursday night. A regional police official said earlier […]

UN chief raises alarm over ‘backsliding’ of democracy worldwide — Global Issues

Protecting press freedom protects democracy.

“Civic space is shrinking. Distrust and disinformation are growing. And polarization is undermining democratic institutions,” Secretary-General António Guterres said in his video message marking the day.  Raise the alarm He said that “now is the time” to raise the alarm, and “reaffirm that democracy, development, and human rights are interdependent and mutually reinforcing”. “Now is […]

Roddy Piper’s Death And The Wrestling Legend’s Final Days

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WWE legend “Rowdy” Roddy Piper died of a heart attack on July 31, 2015, leaving behind millions of fans to mourn the most famous heel in pro wrestling. Jesse Grant/WireImage for Yari Film Group/Getty“Rowdy” Roddy Piper, pictured in 2007. Superstar WWE wrestler Roddy “Rowdy” Piper died suddenly and unexpectedly on July 31, 2015, in his […]