Daily Archives: January 19, 2023

Photos: The delicious foods of the Lunar New Year

Celebrations for the holiday, also known as Chinese New Year, abound with delicacies meant to bring luck, prosperity, and longevity. Every year, millions of people across Asia travel to be with their families and loved ones to celebrate the start of the Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New …

Read More »

India accuses BBC of ‘colonial mindset’

The BBC documentary features the findings of a British inquiry into the 2002 deadly riots, which reveals PM Modi failed to stop the violence. India’s foreign ministry on Thursday dismissed a BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi that questioned his leadership during the deadly 2002 Gujarat riots as “propaganda”. …

Read More »

Police fire tear gas as French workers strike nationwide

French workers have gone on strike and joined nationwide marches on a day of protest against President Emmanuel Macron’s very unpopular pensions reform plan. Train drivers, teachers, and refinery workers were among those who walked off their jobs in Paris and several other major cities on Thursday. “It’s salaries and …

Read More »