Saturday, 18th May 2024


3 Apr
Muslims believe that the month of Ramadan is the holiest month of the year. During this period, Muslims come together to observe their holy fast exercise. Here are ways to support your Muslim peers during Ramadan.
2 Apr
Conditions for being exempt from Ramadan, fasting, and compensations as the holy month of Ramadan envelopes the Islamic communities worldwide, Muslims are expected set to abstain from food and drink from dawn till sunset for the next 29 or 30 days. However, there are individuals whose journeys take a different path.
20 Mar
Religious fasting is a spiritual practice that unites Muslims, Christians and many other faiths all over the world. Fasting involves self-reflection, empathy and seeking a deeper connection with God.
10 Dec
Researchers tested how killfish respond to fasting at different ages. What they found could be transferable to humans.


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A new law targeting media organizations and foreign-funded NGOs has passed its third and final reading in Georgia's parliament. Critics fear it will derail Georgia's course toward European Union membership and move the country into Russia's sphere of influence.
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It’s that place where once a year, high art and hustlers rub elbows, a place for icon worshipers and insurgents, old legends and young upstarts…Welcome to the French Riviera resort of Cannes and the 77th film festival that bears its name… the first one since French actress and director Judith Godrèche went back on her personal story – her filmmaker's mistress at age 14 – and sparked a MeToo reckoning in French cinema.
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So what is a "trad-wife"? Well, it’s internet shorthand for traditional wives. We take a look at the women influencers extolling the virtues of staying at home while yielding to their husbands. Annette Young asks researcher, Cecile Simmons, if there is a more sinister element behind the trend.
3 hours ago
Eve Jackson brings you the latest from the Cannes Film festival including the premiere of Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos' “Kinds of Kindness” with Emma Stone, Willem Defoe, Margaret Qualley and Jesse Plemons. His last movie “Poor Things” took four Oscars earlier this year.
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Around the world, food insecurity is on the rise, with the cost of living crisis cutting many households off from nutritious meals. In France's Bordeaux region, 400 people have begun experimenting with a unique food security programme, aiming to make locally-grown food accessible to everyone - regardless of income.
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This week we take a closer look at the Green Transition in Europe - from the invaluable invertebrates in the soil beneath us, to the end of obsolete coal mines and the revolution in transport, our show investigates just how fast Europe is becoming greener - and how to ensure no-one is left behind in the race to decarbonise.