Day: 13 May 2022

Germany bans vigil in memory of slain journalist

Berlin police argued the vigil for Shireen Abu Akleh presented an “immediate risk” of anti-Semitic chants, intimidation and violence. Photo: A Palestinian holds a lit candle and a…

Obituary: Fred Ward – Actor (79)

From ‘The Right Stuff’ to ‘Miami Blues’ and ‘The Player,’ Fred Ward was truly in a class of his own. Photo: Fred Ward in “Henry and June” ©Universal/Courtesy…

U.S. to ‘Permit’ Some Foreign Investment In Northern Syria Despite Sanctions

The US says it’s a ‘strategy designed to defeat Islamic State through economic stabilization,’ without mentioning the sanctions that created many of those issues. 12 May 2022 |…

‘The Tokyo Toilet’ Project inspires filmmaker Wim Wenders

“The Tokyo Toilet” is an urban renewal project where 17 public toilets are turned into veritable works of art by architects from around the world. Photo: Screenshot from the THE TOKYO…

Photo: The supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way

At 26,000 light-years away, the black hole is so far away from Earth, it would appear to be about the same size in the sky as a donut…

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