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MotoGP

Dovizioso wins first round of Qatar MotoGP

This year's Qatar Grand Prix also saw a new record for fastest lap.

Dovizioso wins first round of Qatar MotoGP

International Women's Day

Powerful quotes for International Women's Day

Activists use hashtag #IWD2018 to raise awareness about women's rights.

Powerful quotes for International Women's Day

Hong Kong

Chinese New Year and the ancient art of Feng Shui

Arranging spaces to maximise harmony and, many believe, to attract good fortune is an ancient Chinese practice that comes to the forefront every Chinese New Year.

China

The Year of the Dog begins

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, is widely popular. Here's what we know about it.

Donald Trump

Will Donald Trump be unlucky in the Chinese Year of the Dog?

Millions of Chinese around the world are celebrating the start of a new lunar year, the Year of the Dog.

Racism

Quotes from Martin Luther King Jr that resonate today

Quotes of justice, education, religion and race said by MLK Jr.

Strong quotes for Martin Luther King Jr Day

Arts & Culture

How New Year's Eve is celebrated around the world

We take a look at the most popular traditions and celebrations that take place around the world.

New Year's Eve 2017: How the world celebrates today

Turkey

Turkey on high alert before New Year attack anniversary

There has been increased security in major cities across the world, before New Year's Eve celebrations. Parties in some public squares have been canceled in the Turkish city of Istanbul.

Arts & Culture

Hogmanay, and 12 other global festivities in December

We take a look at the different celebrations taking place on December around the world.

Hogmanay, and 12 other global festivities in December

Europe

'Europe has to reform': How the far right grew in 2017

Trump and Brexit seized on in January and Austria becoming only country to bring in far right celebrated at end of 2017.

'Europe has to reform': How the far right grew in 2017

Eid Al-Adha 2017

When is Eid?

September 1 has been confirmed to be the first day of Eid al-Adha 2017, after moon sighting on August 22.

When is Eid al-Adha 2017?

Eid al-Fitr 2017

How long is your Eid?

Eid al-Fitr holidays in 2017 range from 23 days in Saudi Arabia to three in Pakistan.

Eid al-Fitr holiday: How many days is it by country?

Saudi Arabia

Sunday declared first day of Eid

Eid al-Fitr, which means 'festival of breaking the fast', marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Eid al-Fitr: Saudi Arabia declares Sunday first day

Saudi Arabia

Saturday declared first day of Ramadan

Ramadan Mubarak! Saudi Arabia officially declares May 27 as the first day of Ramadan. Pakistan, India start on Sunday.

Ramadan: Saudi, 33 countries declare Saturday first day