The Persian New Year is an ancient Zoroastrian tradition celebrated by Iranians and Kurds which coincides with the vernal (spring) equinox and is calculated by the solar calendar.
May 2 Photo Brief: Bikini shopping in Stockholm, Drug gangs in Brazil and it’s a dog’s life in Germany
Bikini shopping in Stockholm, Brazilian special forces train to control drug gangs as violence soars, European lobster farming in Germany, a doggy gets a lift in a doggy bag and more in today’s daily brief.
March 17 Photo Brief: St. Patrick’s Day, Pancake Week, Somali journalist freed, 25th anniversary of the chemical attack on Halabja
St. Patrick’s Day, Pancake Week in Kazakhstan, Somali journalist freed, 25th anniversary of the chemical attack on northern Iraqi city of Halabja and more in today’s daily brief.