"On this glorious national occasion, all our institutions, ministries, bodies and schools are invited to raise the flag on the UAE Flag Day at 11:00am," tweets Sheikh Mohammed.
Across the street, Claudine Ory, came out of her house to see what was going on and cried. Making people think — that's the goal for performance artist Dread Scott, who conceived of this reenactment eight years ago.
The legendary Berlin institution with a 106-year history has even seen the Macarena and, more recently, was used as a set for a Quentin Tarantino film. Now Claerchens Ballhaus is facing an uncertain future.
If we are living through historic events, would we know? In 1965, Arthur Danto, a philosopher at Columbia University, argued that it is impossible to tell, when you’re in the midst of things, whether an event is going to be deemed “historic” by future historians. If something happens – Russia successfully reclaims Crimea, for example, or Pete Buttigieg
African-American visitors are flocking to Ghana as it marks the "Year of Return" to remember the 400th anniversary of the first slave ship landing in Virginia.
Ferdinand Magellan set sail from Spain 500 years ago on an epoch-making voyage to sail all the way around the globe for the first time.
The boots were gifted by the son of sculptor Carlo Marochetti to the French politician Paul Le Roux, a minister under the Second Empire of Bonaparte's nephew, Napoleon III.
Argentine researchers have announced the discovery of fossilized skin on the remains of the wing of a 43-million-year-old penguin on Marambio Island in the Antarctic.
Trayvon Martin’s death could have taught Americans a lot about white privilege gone awry. But the moment his killer walked out of the courtroom a free man, it was clear there would be no lesson to learn.
The Turkish-made series has earned praise for its focus on historical figures from the Muslim world who have been framed as role models for Pakistani youths, and the Urdu-language version of the show has racked up more than 240 million views on YouTube alone.