Qatar 2022: 9 places you must see

By Javier Picazo Feliu Doha, Oct 21 (EFE).- Traditional markets, beaches, the desert, museums, the city’s skyline. Qatar is a world full of sensations that you can discover through our list of 9 must-see places if you are planning to go to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.  1. SOUQ WAQIF If there is a place … Read more

In the heart of the Qatar World Cup

By Javier Picazo Feliú Doha, Oct 4 (EFE).- Doha, the main venue for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, is a modern and futuristic capital where skyscrapers, contemporary buildings and streets, as well as promenades that have been completely remodeled for the event, contrast with the traditions and history encapsulated by Souq Waqif market, its … Read more

Ukraine urges allies to condemn referendums as pro-Russians declare victory

Lviv, Ukraine, Sep 28 (EFE).- Ukraine on Wednesday urged the international community to condemn the annexation referendums held in Russian-occupied territories as separatist leaders said they were traveling to Moscow to formalize the results, which have been dismissed by Kyiv and its allies.   “Ukraine calls on all states and international organizations to immediately condemn the … Read more

Far-right Meloni set to become Italy’s first female PM

Rome, Sep 26 (EFE).- Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni looks set to become Italy’s first female prime minister after the coalition formed by her Brothers of Italy (FdI) party, League and Forza Italia (FI) appears to have won an absolute majority in the general elections on Sunday, according to projections. The 45-year-old is set to form … Read more

Italy votes in historic elections

Rome, Sep 25 (EFE).- Italians headed to polls on Sunday to vote in decisive elections that could deliver the most far-right government since WWII with the victory Giorgia Meloni, who would become the first woman to hold the country’s top post. About 51 million Italians are eligible to vote, including 2.7 million first time voters, … Read more

Italians set to vote in historic elections

Rome, Sep 24 (EFE).- Italy’s political leaders wrapped up their campaigns ahead of decisive elections Sunday which is likely to bring to power the most right-wing government since the end of WWII. Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni is the favorite to to win the election, according to polls. Meloni, leader of the Brothers of Italy party, … Read more

Tears and triumph as 20-time grand slam champ Federer retires

London, Sep 24 (EFE).- Swiss tennis great Roger Federer said an emotional goodbye to professional tennis at the Laver Cup in London’s O2 arena early Saturday. Federer entered retirement after he and Spanish doubles partner, friend and longtime rival Rafael Nadal were defeated by American pair Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe 4-6 7-6 (7-2) 11-9 … Read more

The guardians of the Amazon

By Paula Bayarte Puerto Maldonado, Peru, Sep 23 (EFE).- Mario Yumbato worked in an oil company for 20 years until he decided to return to his nature roots and become a forest ranger in the Peruvian Amazon.  The 52-year-old, originally from Iquitos, a small port city and the gateway to the jungle villages of the … Read more