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Russia Celebrates Epiphany

MOSCOW: Eastern Orthodox churches, including Russia’s one, celebrate Epiphany. The occasion marks the baptism of Jesus Christ and traditionally incorporates ice bathing on the eve of the feast. Orthodox Christians across Russia braved the freezing weather to take dips in icy waters to celebrate Epiphany. The rite is not mandatory, but is believed to cleanse the ...

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Divers spot giant white shark off Hawaii coast

LOS ANGELES: An enormous great white shark – believed to be one of the biggest on record – has been spotted off the coast of Hawaii by divers who took a swim with the predator. The 20-foot (six-meter) female shark – bearing similar markings as “Deep Blue,” the largest great ...

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Ski chic on Berlin catwalk as Fashion Week kicks off

BERLIN (Reuters) – Comfy puffer jackets, brightly printed tops and sleek goggles gave Berlin a cool start to its fashion week late on Monday, with German brand Bogner mixing ski and clubbing for its latest looks. Models strutted in oversized jackets teamed with tops printed with the logo of the ...

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Blast and gunfire around Nairobi luxury hotel

KENYA: A luxury hotel complex is under attack in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi۔ At least two blasts and gunfire were heard at the compound in the Westlands district of the city, which houses the DusitD2 hotel as well as offices. The Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab claimed the attack but gave ...

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Lisa Haydon turns up the heat

BOLLYWOOD: The bold and beautiful Lisa Haydon is an avid social media user and often posts pictures and videos from her personal life. The actress recently took to share some pictures from her exotic holidays in which she can be seen donning a neon bikini. She also shared a boomerang ...

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Miss Philippines wins 2018 Miss Universe crown

BANGKOK: Miss Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday in Bangkok after a trailblazing ceremony praised for featuring its first transgender candidate but marred by gaffes about the English-speaking ability of two Asian contestants. Catriona Gray, 24, finished first ahead of the South African and Venezuelan finalists in the glittering ...

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Isha Ambani’s most lavish wedding in the past 35 years

JAIPUR: Isha Ambani is a daughter of India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani. She recently got married with Anand Piramal – a childhood friend and son of billionaire Ajay Piramal – on December 12 at her family home, the billion-dollar Antilia in Mumbai. Beyonce performed at Isha Ambani’s pre-wedding celebrations in Udaipur, ...

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