Soccer tribute to Berlin attack victims
22 December 2016 | 5:30 am
Bundesliga clubs pay tribute to the victims of the truck attack on Berlin's Christmas market.
6 Jun 2020
Legendary Nigerian musician, Majek Fashek, passed away on Tuesday in New York. Here are a few things you need to know about the music icon.
19 Jul 2020
As France's medical workers are honoured at a scaled-down Bastille Day ceremony in Paris, the nation enters a new phase. As the number of Covid-19 cases starts to slowly creep up again, François Picard's panel endorses plans to impose face masks in public indoor spaces and discusses a deal to increase pay for doctors and nurses. Did Emmanuel Macron strike the right tone? Does his new government have a handle on the kinds of reforms needed to truly bolster a long-neglected healthcare sector?
23 Jul 2020
This video shows the tribute to Ismalia Isa Funtua, former elder statesman, and media icon.
29 Aug 2020
Chadwick Boseman, star of the groundbreaking superhero movie “Black Panther,” has died after a private four-year battle with colon cancer. Boseman, 43, never publicly discussed his condition and continued to work on major Hollywood films during and between “countless” operations and chemotherapy, his family said in a statement.
21 Sep 2020
Former Malian dictator Moussa Traore is laid to rest... Members of the military junta among those present at his state funeral. Traore died earlier this week at the age of 83. In Cameroon, appeals court upholds life sentences for ten anglophone separatists including Ayuk Tabe, the leader of the self-declared state of Ambazonia. They were sentenced last August on charges including secession and terrorism. Also, our correspondent in South Africa tells us about 'routine' xenophobia against African and Asian foreigners in the country, following a Human Rights Watch report.
Gov Wike tags NBS unemployment report 'Fake', Messi writes heartfelt-tribute to ex-teammate, Suarez and more
25 Sep 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
20 Oct 2020
We look at reactions in the French papers to the brutal beheading of history teacher Samuel Paty. Libération references the famous Occupation-era poem "Liberty" by Paul Éluard with the headline "Liberty, I teach your name". Despite calls for unity, Le Parisien reports that there's already division, with right-wing politicians pushing for a response that goes beyond tributes. Papers are also examining the role played by a radical Islamist who was a known terror threat.
24 Oct 2020
"We ask for your forgiveness," says Hassen Chalghoumi, the imam of the Paris suburb of Drancy, as he pays tribute in front of the school of the beheaded history and geography teacher in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine.
22 Nov 2020
Peruvians gather in the capital Lima in protest, and to pay tribute to two young people who died during anti-government protests. Public prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation against former president Manuel Merino, his interior minister and other officials over the deaths, as Peru continues to be embroiled in a political crisis, with Congress today electing Francisco Sagasti as the country’s new president, the third in a week.
30 Nov 2020
Barcelona and Osasuna paid tribute to Diego Maradona ahead of their La Liga match on Sunday. Maradona, who played two seasons for Barca, died on Wednesday aged 60. Before the match, Barcelona played 'The Song of the Birds' by Catalan cellist Pablo Casals as the teams stood around the centre circle where a Maradona shirt was laid on the pitch.
25 Jan 2021
In Los Angeles, murals are painted in tribute to basketball legend Kobe Bryant, who died a year ago with his daughter, Gianna Bryant, in a helicopter crash in California.
17 Apr 2021
Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday led Britain in a one-minute's silence in memory of her late husband, Prince Philip, as she bid him a final farewell at a funeral restricted by coronavirus rules but reflecting his long life of military and public service.
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In Africa, greenhouse farming is proving a way of fighting food insecurity and high food prices caused by the Ukrainian war. In Cameroon, this agricultural technique — cultivating crops in an enclosed environment — is helping many families afford food.
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Dubai's high desert dunes attract members of the all-women Grit Girls motorcross team as they brave the summer heat to practice their stunts ahead of the start of next season in September.
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The Nairobi Expressway is a toll road connecting areas in and around the capital, including the international airport. Motorists are complaining about the high price of its tolls.
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Qatar marking 100 days to go to World Cup this week - even if the exact date is still unclear
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It's summer and French vacationers are back on the road, on the rails, and in the air. After two years of suffering through the Covid-19 pandemic, it is time to recharge, rest and take in the sun.