NEW YORK: An Indian model scarred in an acid attack challenged perceptions of beauty as she strutted down the runway at New York Fashion Week to promote a ban on the sale of corrosive substances used to maim thousands of women and children…
Hajj has gone high-tech. A religious ritual performed 1,400 years ago by Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) and which drew believers arriving on foot and on camels for centuries is today broadcast live through cyberspace.
TOKYO: Priyanka Yoshikawa says she hopes that being crowned Miss World Japan will spur greater acceptance in her homeland of people with parents from different ethnic backgrounds, such as herself.
MAKKAH, SAUDI ARABIA: After spending thousands of dollars to reach Makkah for the hajj, Muslim pilgrims face another unavoidable cost – for the armful of gifts they are expected to take home.
This Eid-ul-Azha, a camel which drinks tea and eats potato chips garnered everyone's attention at Faisalabad makeshift cattle market.
LONDON: Flames once again licked the historic buildings of Britain's capital as a wooden replica of 17th century London went up in smoke to mark the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London.
SYDNEY: Australians paid tribute to the memory of "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin on Sunday on the tenth anniversary of the death of the iconic television celebrity and conservationist.
Some of the world’s biggest consumer groups are making halal face creams and shampoos for Indonesia ahead of a new labeling law, part of a broader push to cater to growing Muslim populations as sales in many Western markets slow.