Leading up to an expected government response to the court injunction that halted President Donald Trump’s restrictions on the travel of certain immigrants, people who had been stranded rushed back to the United States and demonstrators on both sides made their views known.
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Afghanistan’s first female wushu trainer, Sima Azimi, is training 20 Afghan girls aged between 14 – 20 at a wushu club in Kabul, after learning the sport while living as a refugee in Iran. Wushu is a sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts.
The International Festival of the Masquerade Games in Pernik has participants sporting multi-colored masks, covered with beads, ribbons and woolen tassels while the main dancer, ladened with bells to drive away sickness and evil spirits, sways like a wheat spikelet heavy with grain.
The 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, set for Feb. 13 and 14 at Madison Square Garden in New York, will be the first to include the American Hairless Terrier, Pumi, and Sloughi. Organizers announced the three new breeds at a media event on Monday, where they also promoted the 2017 Masters Agility Championship.
At airports in California, New England and elsewhere, protestors gathered to demonstrate opposition to the new immigration ban issued by President Donald Trump.
Long before the world’s first 3D movie was the stereoscope, a device that juxtaposed two pictures of the same object, making them appear to pop at the viewer.
Marines from South Korea and U.S. are participating in the four-week winter combined exercise in South Korea.
Rohingya fishermen sell fish caught from makeshift rafts made from recycled plastic containers in Maungdaw, western Rakhine state, Myanmar. Their usual, sturdy fishing boats were outlawed three months ago when Myanmar authorities launched a sweeping and violent counter-insurgency campaign in Rakhine state, home to the long-persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority. The ban on fishing boats — meant to prevent insurgents from entering or leaving the country by sea — is just one small provision in the wider crackdown, in which authorities have been accused of widespread abuses.