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The group is seeking to protect Medina’s old colonial-era buildings from a construction boom that is transforming the face of Dakar.(travelingnaturalbeauties/Instagram/Representational image)

Art blooms in gritty Dakar neighbourhood

Dakar | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2020 03:03 PM IST
Art curator Mamadou Boye Diallo heads an association which aims to use murals to save fading colonial-era buildings from destruction and to make art accessible to all -- not just “guys in suits and ties”.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman(AFP file photo)
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman(AFP file photo)

Saudi Arabia executes 37 citizens convicted of terrorism

Riyadh | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2019 07:22 PM IST
Saudi Arabia said it executed 37 of its citizens on Tuesday after they were convicted of “terrorism” in the kingdom, which is one of the world’s top executioners.
Civil Defence forces say they rescued 271 people over the past four days, most of them in the al-Jawf region that borders Jordan. Several were also rescued in Mecca, Tabuk and the Northern Borders region.(Picture for representation)
Civil Defence forces say they rescued 271 people over the past four days, most of them in the al-Jawf region that borders Jordan. Several were also rescued in Mecca, Tabuk and the Northern Borders region.(Picture for representation)

12 killed, 170 injured in Saudi Arabia floods

Riyadh | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2019 11:33 PM IST
Saudi Arabia says 12 people have died and more than 170 injured this week due to flooding from heavy rain. The Civil Defence said 10 people died in the area of Tabuk, one in Medina and another in the Northern Borders region.
Friends of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi hold posters and banners with his pictures during a demonstration outside the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.(Reuters/File Photo)
Friends of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi hold posters and banners with his pictures during a demonstration outside the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.(Reuters/File Photo)

‘All we want is to bury him in Medina’: Jamal Khashoggi’s family asks Saudi Arabia to return body

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2018 10:25 PM IST
Jamal Khashoggi was allegedly killed inside Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul by a team sent from Riyadh on October 2.
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