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Life’s a beach in Syria -Video

A new promotional video released by Syria’s Ministry of Tourism this week shows the war-ravaged country, where hundreds of thousands of people have been killed over the last…







Sexual crime and punishment in Dubai

A carpenter was jailed for a year for molesting a nine-year-old girl. The 31-year-old Bangladeshi had denied a sex assault charge at Dubai Criminal Court…


Baku opens 42nd World Chess Olympiad

The 42th World Chess Olympiad will start today in the capital of Azerbaijan. The competition will be attended by 142 women’s and 182 men’s teams….