Models’ aim to trample breast cancer

Photographer Nigel Barker snaps top fashion models as they don boots to raise money to stomp out breast cancer. more »

Fireball battle lights up streets

Revelers in El Salvador hurl fireballs at each other in a tradition marking the explosion of a volcano. more »

Ready, set, translate!

Time to register for the 2010 edition of EU’s young translator contest. more »

Tall girl wants modeling her life

A six foot nine-inch tall Brazilian teenager dreams of becoming a model despite the challenges of her abnormal height. more »

Condoms outfit safe sex fashion show

Colombia fashion show promotes safe sex by dressing models in clothes made from 12,000 condoms. more »

Europe has reached Crisis Point !

Could 36 million people across Europe die if a fictitious form of TB became a reality? A school in Colchester worked over an entire day to come up with a law to help prevent such a pandemic. more »

Subway line dig unearths Aztec bones

The construction of a metro line in Mexico City yields the remains of 50 Aztec children and various clay artifacts. more »

“Don't shoot, I'm a humanitarian worker!” – on World Humanitarian Day the European Commission calls for respect for humanitarian principles

On World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, the European Commission honours humanitarian workers who have lost their lives or freedom, or have been injured during the course of their work. more »

Lithuania joins other un members in the commemoration of World Humanitarian Day

The 19th of August marks the World Humanitarian Day, which is designated by the United Nations (UN) to honour international humanitarian aid workers who were killed or injured in the cause of of duty. more »

Ramadan around the world

The holy month of Ramadan begins around the world. more »