Traditional Macedonian wedding starts with a shave
23 July 2022 | 2:01 pm
A traditional Macedonian wedding starts with a shave. It’s one of many symbolic customs at a ‘Petrovden’ wedding, which happen every July in the village of Galicnik.
29 Apr 2020
We take you to France's Basque Country, where traditional know-how is a family affair. We meet Thérèse and Michel Riouspeyrous, wine producers in Irouléguy. Their two sons will one day take over the running of the vineyard. It's a similar story at the Goicoechea artisanal pottery, not far from there, which will pass from father to son in order to perpetuate an old manufacturing technique using a length of rope. We end our journey at the Arrantzaleak restaurant in Ciboure, where father, mother and son are united by the same love of food.
10 May 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against the use of traditional herbs in the treatment of COVID-19 as African governments struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
WHO meets African traditional medicine experts for COVID-19 cure, 42,000 flee violence in northern Nigeria
12 May 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Wednesday.
28 May 2020
Fireplaces are at the heart of a household and allow us to wind back the clock. In south-western France, the d'Artagnan chimney takes us back to the 17th century. It's located at the castle of Castelmore, where the famous musketeer was born, in the Gers department. Meanwhile, at the foot of Castelnau-de-Montmiral, the fireplaces at the castle of Mayragues are lavishly decorated. Finally, in Montgaillard, a typical village of the Bigorre region, Jean-Louis's family fireplace brings back memories. With its wooden benches on either side, he loved to settle down there to read as a child.
4 Aug 2020
The number of deaths linked to COVID-19 have risen sharply in Brazil. With many of the rituals surrounding death and grief prohibited due to the pandemic, people are finding new ways to mourn lost loved ones.
15 Nov 2020
As puberty starts, Maasai girls are gifted with special beads. It means they are ready for marriage and female genital mutilation can target them. A rescue shelter in Kintegela has saved many Maasai girls.
20 Nov 2020
Botched South-South meeting: Traditional Rulers, Governors demand apology from Presidency
26 Nov 2020
Traditional rulers, citizens urged to join fight against banditry in Kaduna
15 Jan 2021
Traditional staple food 'Fufu' common in many countries in West Africa and Central Africa is getting attention and popularity among different people in the United States and around the world.
28 Jan 2021
President Buhari meets Ooni Of Ife, calls for support of traditional rulers
1 Mar 2021
Ooni Of Ife unveils traditional medicine for treating COVID-19
3 Apr 2021
In the heart of Cali's colonial district, La Linterna printing house was slowly dying out. In the digital age, its machines from another century were considered good for scrap, until graphic designers and street artists revived this beacon of traditional typography in the south-western Colombian city.
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From withholding nearly $40 million in tax revenue from the Palestinian Authority, to pledges to expand West Bank settlements and the Israeli security minister's controversial visit to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, the first months of Israel's most far-right government in history presage a bleak outlook for peaceful relations between Israelis and Palestinians.
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Old footage, completely unrelated to the earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria in the early hours of this Monday, is being shared online, while others create false earthquake predictions on Twitter. We show you the fake news to look out for following the quake in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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