Diwali 2020: When is it and how is it celebrated? #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

This November, millions of people around the world will celebrate light over darkness amid the coronavirus pandemic. Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is the biggest festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists around the world. Its date changes every year and commemorates different things depending on local tradition and culture. This year celebrations […]

Diwali 2020: When is it and how is it celebrated? #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

This November millions of people around the world will celebrate light over darkness amid the coronavirus pandemic. Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is the biggest festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists around the world. Its date changes every year and commemorates different things depending on local tradition and culture. This year celebrations […]

Thousands flee as Typhoon Vamco nears Vietnam #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Vietnam braces for Typhoon Vamco to make landfall on its central coast as the death toll in the Philippines rises to 53. Thousands of people fled their homes in Vietnam on Saturday as Typhoon Vamco barrelled towards central regions already pummelled by weeks of successive storms. Airports have been shut, beaches closed, and a fishing […]

We stand with Afghan scholars and students under attack #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

We, the undersigned international community of scholars, express our condemnation of the recent attacks targeting students and faculty in Afghanistan. These brutal attacks are part of a series of violent assaults against the innocent civilians of Afghanistan who are the primary victims of a protracted war. On Monday, November 2, three militants stormed Kabul University […]

Iran denies claims al-Qaeda member killed in Tehran #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Tehran says Washington and Israel are trying to advance their ‘information war’ against Iran. Tehran, Iran – Iran rejected claims that a top al-Qaeda figure was killed in Tehran in August by Israeli operatives, warning United States media of falling for “Hollywood-style scenario-making” by US and Israeli officials. In a statement on Saturday, hours after […]

A postmortem of a colonial election #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

The political stalemate in the United States challenges many of the commonly held notions about democracy in the nuclear-armed, north American nation of more than 330 million people. The incumbent, authoritarian president, Donald Trump, at 74 already one of the oldest leaders in the G20, is clinging on to power and refusing to accept defeat […]