• May 20, 2018
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  • Lonely old man puts himself up for adoption
    May 16, 2018 By Emily Rauhala
    Han Zichen was one of millions of elderly living alone due to inadequate nursing homes in China
  • 'Love jihad': Forbidden love in India
    May 16, 2018 By Annie Gowen
    A Muslim and a Hindu thought they could be a couple...then came the ‘love jihad’ hit list
  • Watch: World's greatest pool player in Dubai
    May 09, 2018 Florence Pia G Yu, Web Editor
    #Pinoy catches up with Efren Bata Reyes on the legendary pool player's latest Dubai visit
  • The first Indian woman to get into that ring at the international level has beaten bigger odds
  • State of the press in today’s world
    May 02, 2018 Kuda Chikwanda, Pages Editor
    Journalists in countries that fared badly on World Press Freedom Index speak to Gulf News about the bleak future they face
  • Inside China’s Hollywood
    May 02, 2018 By Jonathan Kaiman
    Hengdian, built on farmland in the 1990s, claims to be the largest outdoor film studio in the world, and the source of an estimated 1,200 films and TV shows
  • A creche for children of migrant workers
    May 02, 2018 By Suparna Dutt-D’CunhaSpecial to Weekend Review
    A non-profit organisation in Mumbai hopes to provide every child living on a construction site a safe, happy and healthy childhood
  • A breathing space in Bab Hutta
    May 02, 2018 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Burj Al Luqluq Social Center Society in Jerusalem serves the community in five sectors —women, children, sports, education and social activities
  • When art takes over border walls
    May 02, 2018 By Blandine Le Cain
    Frescos and graffiti by anonymous or famous artists turn these separation walls into open-air museums
  • Watch:This Filipino has one-of-a-kind job
    May 02, 2018 Florence Pia G Yu, Web Editor
    #Pinoy catches up with the man who has been giving Dubai’s beachfronts a unique art show
  • Follows a review of his transcripts from the late 1940s
  • At 95, she’s still young to cook a meal
    Apr 29, 2018 Amy Scattergood, LAT
    British-born 95-year-old expert on regional Mexican cooking on changing the world one meal at a time
  • Abu Dhabi Book Fair is a reader’s paradise
    Apr 26, 2018 Sami Zaatari, Staff Reporter
    With 500,000 books on display, readers are spoilt for choice when it comes to finding the right book
  • Half a million books under one roof in capital
    Apr 25, 2018 Sami Zaatari, Staff Reporter
    1,350 exhibitors from 63 countries taking part in Abu Dhabi Book Fair
  • Life and death in Varanasi
    Apr 25, 2018 Mini S. Menon, Special to Weekend Review
    This Indian city in north India is a mystical place of funeral pyres and bare-chested holy men, a city balancing ancient traditions and bumper-to-bumper traffic
  • In Afghanistan, new schools but no pupils
    Apr 25, 2018 Mujib Mashal and Najim Rahim, New York Times News Service
    Violence and corruption are keeping 3.5m children out of school, according to Unicef, and hundreds of schools remain closed as fighting has spread
  • Being free, but not really free
    Apr 25, 2018 By Dionne Searcey
    More than 100 students are now free after being abducted in 2014 from a government school in Nigeria by Boko Haram militants
  • Generations of Pakistani family dish out kababs
    Apr 23, 2018 Anupa Kurian-Murshed, Social Media Editor
    Generations of a Pakistani family dish out one of the best chappli kababs in the UAE
  • Handwritten bible in Dubai weighs 22kg
    Apr 22, 2018 By Evangeline Elsa Jose, Community Solutions Editor
    The biggest handwritten community bible in the world
  • Breathing new life into tatreez
    Apr 18, 2018 Priyanka Sacheti, Special to Weekend Review
    Hassan Hajjaj and 81 Designs collaborated for a unique project. His works were recreated by Palestinian women refugees in traditional tatreez embroidery
  • In Bukhara, a diminishing Jewish community
    Apr 18, 2018 By Andrew Higgins
    A community with a history stretching back millenniums is steadily running out of living members in the Uzbek city
  • Women forcibly sterilised by Japan speak out
    Apr 18, 2018 Daniel Hurst, Guardian News & Media Ltd
    Eugenic Protection Law subjected 16,500 people to forced sterilisation and was aimed at eliminating ‘inferior’ children
  • 3 American intimacies I don’t get
    Apr 18, 2018 Jimmy O. Yang, New York Times News Service
    After 17 years in the United States, these public displays still make no sense to me. But I’m trying
  • A young monk finds her calling
    Apr 11, 2018 By Hiroko Masuike
    In Japan, a young girl turns to her Buddhist faith to help rebuild her village temple destroyed by the tsunami seven years ago
  • Video: Dubai residents show-off cosplay getup
    Apr 06, 2018 Falah Gulzar, Trainee Social Media Journalist
    Up to 65,000 at Comic Con 2018: Attendees dress up, enjoy first-person shooting games, meet their favourite superheroes
  • In Iraq, a gym for women weightlifters
    Apr 04, 2018 By Emilienne Malfatto
    Young women like Huda Salem — who can lift 111 kilograms — find an escape from overcrowded Sadr City at Abbas Ahmed Abbas’s gym
  • Hope for Filipinos seeking divorce
    Apr 04, 2018 By Aurora Almandral
    Lawmakers are considering a Bill that would permit marriages to end on grounds of irreconcilable differences, abandonment or abuse
  • A museum is witness to Lahore’s rich past
    Apr 04, 2018 Syed Hamad Ali, Special to Weekend Review
    A conversation with Fakir Syed Saifuddin, the director of the family-run Fakir Khana Museum in the Pakistani city, turns out to be a valuable lesson in history
  • Can you go on a digital diet?
    Apr 04, 2018 By Catherine Price
    Try living without your smartphone or electronic devices for 24 hours
  • Meet first Arab woman to dive in North Pole
    Mar 30, 2018 Sadiya A Nadeem, Special to Gulf News
    Despite Mariam Fardous’ medical career, the ambitious Saudi woman was determined to pursue another passion
  • It can be wrong to prolong life
    Mar 28, 2018 By Samuel Harrington
    There remains a powerful resistance, shared by doctors and patients to recognising treatments as ineffective when dealing with chronic illnesses
  • A foul-mouthed Brit with ‘a fifth-grade understanding of American politics’, John Oliver talks about the secret to satire