A combo image shows Burj Khalifa lights up as part of the HeroesShineBright campaign.
The world’s tallest building’s Twitter account said, “Burj Khalifa shines a red heartbeat for #HeroesShineBright, a global initiative by the World Federation of Great Towers, thanking those who've selflessly worked towards saving lives and healing the world.”
In Paris, the Eiffel Tower lit up in "sparkling white" to hail "the unfailing courage of care workers confronting the coronavirus pandemic," said SETE, the company that manages the Eiffel Tower.A half hour later, the lights on the 20th century Montparnasse Tower, another tall landmark in the French capital, transitioned from white to red "to show its support even more intensively, like a beating heart," the company added.
The nine-day #HeroesShineBright initiative started on April 24 in New York and each night a different colour is used there to salute various groups including health care staff, transit workers, and police or military personnel, SETE added.
Other landmarks that have supported the initiative are the Euromast in Rotterdam, 360 Chicago, the CN Tower in Toronto, the Macao tower in China, the Busan Tower in South Korea, the Ostankino TV Tower in Russia, the Tallinn TV Tower in Estonia and the OVNI Tower in Slovakia.
Underscoring the challenge confronting Italy, the Civil Protection agency said the death toll had jumped 349 in the last 24 hours to 2,158, a rise of 19%.
The world’s tallest building, through languages of the world, spreads the message: #StayHome for your safety.
Chan said he is impressed with the high quality of the filming infrastructure in Dubai and the support he has received for shooting his new movie.
Turner posted pictures of collecting heaps of garbage during his morning trek on Margalla Hills in Islamabad on his Twitter handle while reminding people about their religious obligation.
An Egyptian owner of a bakery shop attacked his wife and six children with a knife after having Suhoor and stabbed them until they were all dead.
Nasheed, 53, was rushed to hospital after an explosion late Thursday. Since then he has undergone 16 hours of life-saving operations in the capital Male for injuries to his head, chest, abdomen and limbs.