Pope Francis and Vladimir Putin on the occasion of their private audience at the Vatican on Thursday. Associated Press
Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine’s Catholic leaders meet at the Vatican to discuss the crisis in their country,
The Pope will hold an open-air mass for some 135,000 Catholics in Abu Dhabi
A judo blackbelt, Putin has long been keen to show off his athletic prowess, including by working out with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, hitting the ski slopes in Sochi or diving to the bottom of the Black Sea.
The protests started with a few dozen people gathering in central Beirut over the imposition of a 20-cent daily fee on messaging applications, including WhatsApp.
Under a pact with the US, Turkey agrees on halting attacks for 120 hours against the YPG militia, to allow a withdrawal of Kurdish-led forces
The Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) has been stepped up several notches in this third edition, as Dubai transforms into the world’s first and only city gym starting this weekend – from Oct.18 to Nov.16.