All worship the Hand of God: Church of Maradona celebrates ‘Christmas’ in Rosario

Disciples of the Church of Maradona, a fan-led ‘religion’ dedicated to the late Argentine footballer, prepared to celebrate their own version of ‘Christmas’ at the Servando Bayo club in Rosario on Saturday. “It is the largest movement in tribute to Diego in the world, created in 2001, endorsed by Diego,” explained the founder of the … Read more

Israel: ‘We call on everyone to vote’- Arab Israelis call for high turnout despite fears of election fatigue

Arab citizens of Israel urged on the importance of participating in elections, despite their scepticism over the ongoing chaos of the legislative elections, as footage filmed in Nazareth on Sunday shows. Footage shows billboards of Arab’s three coalition representatives all over the streets, with some of them were calling citizens to participate in the tight … Read more

Israel: ‘A few votes to this side can bring us victory’ – Netanyahu addresses supporters a day before elections

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed his supporters during his election campaign in Or Yehuda city on Sunday, one day before the Israeli legislative election. Footage shows Netanyahu and his wife arriving at the campaign before he addressed his supporters, urging them to vote in the hard elections, as polls expect turnout to sway … Read more

India: At least 141 people killed in Morbi bridge collapse in Gujarat state

Rescuers, armed forces and cranes were dispatched to the site of the Gujarat Morbi Bridge to search and remove bodies and remnants on Monday after the bridge collapsed. The death toll reportedly increased to 141 and could allegedly grow. Footage features search-and-rescue teams, police and cranes at the disaster scene while lifting the destroyed parts … Read more

Italy: ‘Essentials only’ – Palermo residents react as inflation surges to its highest level in decades

Locals shared their views on recent price hikes while browsing through a street market in Palermo on Sunday, as inflation in Italy surged to the highest level in decades. Speaking during an interview, one local stated she finds the prices of food weird: “It seems impossible to me that, for example, Sicilian cherry tomatoes used … Read more

Moldova: Police detain dozens during anti-government rally in Chisinau

Dozens of protesters were detained by police during an anti-government rally in Chisinau on Sunday. Footage shows detentions of demonstrators, including Chairman of the Shore Party Valery Klimenko as well as rally participants march with Moldovan flags. According to the Shor Party, the number of protesters reached 65,000 people. Several Moldovan politicians were detained during … Read more

DRC: Protesters in Goma burn Rwandan flag amid rally against military tensions escalation

Protesters burned Rwandan flag in Goma on Sunday to show their discontent about tensions escalation while Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) accused Rwanda of supporting M23 rebels. Footage shows dozens of demonstrators gathered near the border crossing with Rwanda, carrying signs reading ‘Congolese people say no to Rwandan aggression in DRC’, ‘Respect the integrity of … Read more

Choco couture! Glamorous models in chocolate dresses take to catwalk in Paris event

Famous actors and sports celebrities were among French stars who paraded the stage at the Paris Chocolate Salon on Friday. The unusual fashion show attracted dozens of journalists and visitors. “We saw that the Salon du Chocolat was also a place where there was artistic creation, even great artistic creation. There are dresses, beautiful sculptures … Read more

Ecuador: ‘This title is more worthy than any money’ – Guilherme following Copa Libertadores final victory

Players and trainers of Flamengo and Athletico Paranaense held a press conference in Guayaquil on Saturday, following the Flamengo victory in the Copa Libertadores title after topping Athletico 1- 0 in the final. “This title is more worthy than any money, I think it pays well to hard work not only for me but for … Read more

Taiwan: Thousands attend annual LGBTQ pride parade in Taipei

Thousands of LGBTQ supporters attended the annual Taiwan Pride in Taipei on Saturday. According to the parade organiser, over 120,000 people marched in the capital’s street, despite the rain, in a call for the understanding of sexual minorities. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Asia’s largest parade, and a retrospective exhibition will be held … Read more

Brazil: Hundreds of Flamengo fans gather in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate winning Copa Libertadores for 3rd time

Hundreds of Flamengo’s fans gathered in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday to celebrate the team’s victory in the Copa Libertadores title after topping Athletico 1- 0 in the final. Footage shows fans wearing Flamengo’s jerseys, waving flags and cheering while watching the final, before celebrating the victory. Gabriel Barbosa scored the only goal in the … Read more

Brazil: Bolsonaro leads massive motorcade rally in Belo Horizonte ahead of presidential election run-off

Hundreds of motorbikers followed Brazilian Incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro on Saturday during a rally in Belo Horizonte ahead of the second round of the presidential election. Bolsonaro can be seen making his way through the crowd of cheering supporters as well as riding a motorbike. In round one, Bolsonaro received 43.5 percent, while Presidential Candidate … Read more

Cuba: Diaz-Canel among hundreds to pay tribute to guerrilla fighter Cienfuegos 63 years after disappearance

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel was among hundreds who paid tribute to the revolutionary fighter Camilo Cienfuegos 63 years after a plane he was travelling on went missing over the sea. Diaz-Canel and scores of other Cubans threw flowers into the sea in Havana on Friday to commemorate the Cuban guerrilla fighter who was held in … Read more

South Korea: Dozens feared killed in Seoul Halloween crush

Dozens are believed to have been killed following crushes among Halloween crowds in South Korea’s capital Seoul on Saturday. Police and emergency forces were deployed in Seoul’s Itaewon district amid reports as many as 100,000 had earlier throned the popular nightlife district of the capital. The exact number of killed and injured is yet to … Read more

Latvia: NATO military equipment on display in Valka event

Military equipment was on display at an informative event held by the NATO expanded presence battle group that took place in Valka on Saturday. In her address to the troops, Valka District Head Monica Rogenbaum called on NATO member states to be united and thanked the alliance for supporting the country’s national defence. The event … Read more

Brazil: Bolsonaro heads into 2nd round of presidential elections with strong evangelical support

With four pollsters indicating support for the incumbent Brazil President averaging above 60 percent among the country’s evangelicals, worshippers gathered for a mass at the Ecumenical Church headquarters in the Del Castilho neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro on Saturday. In the run-up to the election, some churches held church services to show their support for … Read more

Iran: ‘Today is the last day of riots’ – IRGC chief warns protesters as Shiraz pays tribute to victims of deadly attack

Commander in Chief of the Revolutionary Guards Corps issued a stark warning to Iranian protesters as Shiraz paid tribute to the victims of a Wednesday attack that had killed 15 people at Shah Cheragh mosque. “Today is the last day of the riots. Do not come to the streets again?” said Salami in what is … Read more

South Korea: More than 140 die in Halloween stampede in Seoul

At least 146 people were reported to have been killed and some 150 were injured during a presumed stampede amid Halloween festivities in Seoul on Saturday night. Over 1,500 of police and other emergency forces were deployed in Seoul’s Itaewon district amid reports claiming as many as 100,000 had earlier throned the popular nightlife district … Read more

Germany: Dozens protest against high energy prices during anti-govt rally in Dusseldorf

Dozens gathered in Dusseldorf on Saturday to protest against the government’s energy policies. Footage shows protesters holding banners reading ‘Stop price explosion’, ‘True democracy does not tolerate censorship’, ‘100 percent wrong politics for peace, energy + prosperity = 100 percent evil intentions’ among others while rallying in the city centre. “We are witnessing energy prices … Read more

Ecuador: Atletico Paranaense players train ahead of Copa Libertadores showdown vs Flamengo

Atletico Paranaense players trained at the Christian Benitez Betancourt Stadium near Guayaquil on Friday, ahead of the Copa Libertadores final which pits them against another Brazilian team, Flamengo. Former Brazil, Portugal and Chelsea boss Luiz Felipe Scolari and current Paranaense head coach praised his side ahead of the final clash saying “I am happy because … Read more

Russia: We don’t need nuclear strike on Ukraine, it makes no political or military sense – Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed that a strike by Moscow on Ukraine made ‘no sense’, during his address to the final plenary session of the Valdai Discussion Club in Moscow region on Thursday. “We don’t need to do this, it makes no sense for us, neither politically nor militarily. No, they (Ukraine) are doing it. … Read more

Italy: Antifa protesters mark 1944 liberation of Mussolini’s birthplace in Predappio march

Hundreds of National Association of Italian Partisans’ (ANPI) supporters, including union members, leftist, and anti-fascists, take to streets in Predappio on Friday to celebrate the anniversary of the 1944 liberation of the town. “On October 28, the partisans of this territory, led by the citizen of Predappio, Giuseppe Ferlini, together with the Poles of the … Read more

Brazil: Bolsonaro and Lula hold final debate ahead of second round of presidential elections

Presidential candidates Jair Bolsonaro and Lula da Silva held a final debate in Rede Globo studios in Jacarepagua, Rio de Janeiro, on Friday, ahead of the second round of the presidential elections. The footage shows crowd cheering for candidates’ arrival outside TV studio as well as Bolsonaro and Lula getting ready for the debates in … Read more

UK: ‘Numbers have tripled’ – More people turn to charities for free meals in London’s Brixton

The number of people in London’s district Brixton, who have turned to charities for free lunches has increased, local kitchen owners say. According to recent media reports, this has happened due to a rise in the cost of living, especially gas, electricity and petrol prices. Footage filmed on Friday features Solomon Smith, Bristol Soup Kitchen … Read more

USA: San Francisco residents react to Twitter acquisition by Elon Musk

San Francisco residents reacted on Friday to entrepreneur Elon Musk’s acquiring the social media platform Twitter. “He may streamline the company, and hopefully, it will become profitable and it will be better for everyone. I mean he’s a pretty successful guy,” resident Daniel Arguelles said. “I think we finally got our freedom of speech back … Read more

USA: Police at scene after Pelosi’s husband attacked with hammer in San Francisco

Footage filmed on Friday features police officers outside US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s residence in San Francisco after her husband was attacked. David DePape, 42, a suspect, was reportedly searching for the House speaker and will be charged with attempted homicide, among other charges, according to the police. The motive is still being determined. Paul … Read more

Philadelphia Phillies come back from 5 runs down to stun Houston Astros in 10th inning to win Game 1 of World Series

Philadelphia Phillies come back from 5 runs down to stun Houston Astros in 10th inning to win Game 1 of World Series

The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Houston Astros in dramatic fashion on Friday night to take Game 1 of the World Series 6-5 in overtime. The Phillies won with a home run by J.T. Realmuto in the top of the 10th inning, quieting a raucous home crowd at Houston’s Minute Maid Park. Houston then failed to … Read more

Italy: ‘All this is wonderful!’ – Locals enjoy summer-like weather in mid-Autumn at Palermo beach

Three days ahead of November, Summer-like weather still invites locals and tourists to enjoy the Mondello beach in Palermo, as seen on footage filmed on Friday. During the day, temperatures reportedly raised up to 25 degrees Celsius (77 degrees Fahrenheit), hot enough for swimming in the sea. “All this is wonderful! I am a citizen … Read more