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Latest in Tag: Christmas


Britain's Queen: Christmas message 'needed more than ever'

Queen Elizabeth II appeared to lament the current era of divisive politics, including Brexit, calling on people to “respect” one another. Britain’s monarch has made a Christmas Day speech almost every year since 1952.Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday stressed the importance of treating those with opposing views with "respect and as a fellow human being," …

Deutsche Welle

Heart attack risk highest on Christmas Eve, study says

A study has singled out quite possibly the most dangerous holiday of the year: Christmas Eve. While the researchers couldn’t explain why, they did have a hunch.Swedish scientists have found that people are most at risk of suffering a heart attack on December 24, often observed as Christmas Eve, than any other day during the …

Deutsche Welle

Our beautiful planet: Christmas Island’s red crabs on the march

During the annual wet season, Christmas Island gets covered in a seething mass of millions of red crabs. The crustaceans cross roads and scale cliffs to reach the sea and breed in one of the world’s greatest migrations.Every year, tens of millions of bright vermillion crabs carpet the ground of Christmas Island, an Australian territory …

Deutsche Welle

Coterique launches Christmas pop-up shop in Gouna

With the year nearing its end, relentless plans away from the capital start to take shape and form. While few might head to the desert for an offline spiritual retreat, others would take the opposite direction with an urban vacation at none other than Gouna. Abu Tig Marina has already started celebrating by harbouring a …

Daily News Egypt

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Despite security threats, Egyptians celebrate Christmas 

The streets of Cairo warmly celebrated Christmas spirit with Christmas trees, ornaments, decorations, lights, and definitely Santa Claus. With Christmas’s most famous songs in the background, the dazzling spirit of Christmas fills people’s heart with joy and warmth. The streets of Egypt’s posh neighbourhoods started preparing for the celebratory season staring in early December. New …

Daily News Egypt

Berlin 24/7: Looking for the Christmas spirit in the city

It’s a yearly ritual: Berlin turns into a giant Christmas market a month before the year’s end. Yet the anniversary of last year’s tragic terror attack is dampening the festive mood, says DW’s columnist Gero Schliess.Two headlines caught my attention recently: a massive brawl in front of a snack stand and massive layoffs at Siemens. …

Deutsche Welle

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Copts celebrate Christmas traditions despite fears

Despite an abundance of stress and fear that naturally followed the aftermath of the attack on St. Peter and St. Paul church last month, Egyptian Coptic Christians held their Christmas in peace on 7 January. Creating a heavy security presence, churches were surrounded with police and central security forces. For some main churches, like Mar …

Daily News Egypt

The Egypt edition: ‘Dear Santa, all I want for Christmas is…’

Millions of people around the globe celebrate Christmas on 25 December. They decorate Christmas trees, exchange gifts with family members and friends, and decorate their houses with red and green. Although not shy of the Christmas spirit, Egypt celebrates this time of the year a little differently. But 2016, with its economic woes and heavy …

Rana Khaled