Thousands of Australians strip for Tunick photoshoot to raise awareness of cancer

Thousands of Australians strip for Tunick photoshoot to raise awareness of cancer

SYDNEY, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Some 2,500 people stripped naked to pose for American photo artist Spencer Tunick on Sydney’s Bondi Beach on Saturday in a bid to raise awareness about skin cancer. Known for organizing massive nude photo shoots at world landmarks, Tunick used a megaphone to direct attendees into various poses on the … Read more

In a cold Ukrainian village, Banksy mural offers a warm bath

In a cold Ukrainian village, Banksy mural offers a warm bath

HORENKA, Ukraine, Nov 21 (Reuters) – As they face a cold winter, residents of a bombed-out Ukrainian village say they appreciate a warm bath in a mural painted by graffiti artist Banksy. The mural, which shows a man scrubbing his back in a bathtub, is on the ground floor of the remains of an apartment … Read more

China zegt dat Xi Trudeau niet bekritiseerde tijdens een ontmoeting op de G20

China zegt dat Xi Trudeau niet bekritiseerde tijdens een ontmoeting op de G20

BEIJING, 17 november (Reuters) – Het Chinese ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken zei donderdag dat de Chinese president Xi Jinping geen kritiek uitte op de Canadese premier Justin Trudeau, een dag nadat Xi hem op de G20-top confronteerde over vermeende lekken van een bijeenkomst die ze hielden. Mao Ning, woordvoerder van het Chinese ministerie van Buitenlandse … Read more

US President Biden is wrong about the name of ASEAN top guest Cambodia

US President Biden is wrong about the name of ASEAN top guest Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Nov. 12 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden on Saturday referred to Cambodia, which is hosting an international summit led by Southeast Asian leaders, such as Colombia. “Now that we are back together here in Cambodia, I look forward to making even stronger progress than we have already made, and I would like … Read more

Activists cling to Goya paintings in Spanish climate protest

Activists cling to Goya paintings in Spanish climate protest

MADRID, Nov. 5 (Reuters) – Climate activists glued their hands to the frames of two world-famous paintings by Spanish master Francisco de Goya at Madrid’s Prado Museum on Saturday, the latest in a series of protests against artworks across Europe. A man and woman attached themselves to Goya’s “La Maja Vestida” (The Clothed Maja) and … Read more

Soup thrown at Van Gogh painting in protest against climate change in Rome

Soup thrown at Van Gogh painting in protest against climate change in Rome

ROME, Nov. 4 (Reuters) – Italian environmental protesters on Friday threw pea soup over a Vincent van Gogh painting on display in Rome before sticking themselves to the gallery wall. The stunt targeting “The Sower” was performed by four women from the group Ultima Generazione (Last Generation) who shouted slogans against global warming and fossil … Read more

Boris Johnson drops bid for UK PM comeback, Sunak favorite to win

Boris Johnson drops bid for UK PM comeback, Sunak favorite to win

Johnson withdraws from competition Sunak officially declares that he will flee Monday first vote Sunak clearly leads other contender Mordaunt LONDON, Oct. 23 (Reuters) – Rishi Sunak appeared to become Britain’s next prime minister after Boris Johnson withdrew from the contest on Sunday, saying that while he had enough support to make the final vote, … Read more

Boris Johnson returns to UK to make swift political comeback

Boris Johnson returns to UK to make swift political comeback

Johnson forced to resign this year Candidates for Prime Minister Need 100 Legislator Nominations Sunak is bookie favorite, then Johnson Truss shut down after policies sparked market turmoil LONDON, Oct. 22 (Reuters) – Boris Johnson returned to Britain on Saturday as he considers a bold attempt to win a second term as prime minister just … Read more

Boris Johnson or Rishi Sunak touted as UK’s next prime minister

Boris Johnson or Rishi Sunak touted as UK’s next prime minister

No candidates have registered yet Doubt whether Johnson can reach the target of 100 nominations Sunak is the bookmakers’ favorite The winner would be the fifth British Prime Minister in six years LONDON, Oct. 21 (Reuters) – Boris Johnson and his former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak were the top candidates to replace British … Read more

Elnaz Rekabi: Fans cheer, clap as climber returns to Iran

Elnaz Rekabi: Fans cheer, clap as climber returns to Iran

DUBAI, Oct. 19 (Reuters) – Iranian climber Elnaz Rekabi, who caused controversy by competing in an international competition without a headscarf, has returned to Iran to cheer supporters and reiterated in comments to state media that she had inadvertently climbed without a hijab. Footage showed Rekabi, 33, climbing a wall without covering her head while … Read more