Jerusalem syndrome: why in some cities of the world tourists go crazy

Some cities, apparently, are especially dangerous for tourists: visiting them causes nervous breakdowns so often that mental disorders are named after them - Jerusalem syndrome, Paris syndrome ... Is there something in the air? Or is it all fiction? Oliver McAfee had to go home ...

Explosions in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka: more than 200 dead

On April 21, a series of explosions occurred in the cities of Sri Lanka. In the morning, three hotels in the center of Colombo (Shangri-La, Cinnamon Grand and Kingsbury Hotel) and three Catholic churches were attacked almost simultaneously: one in the capital, one in its suburb of Negombo, another ...

For the first time in history, more old people live on Earth than children: what next?

For the first time in the history of mankind, it happens that there are more old people in the world today than little children. What does this mean for all of us and for the future of our planet? According to the UN, at the end of 2018, the number of those who passed the age limit in ...

American and his girlfriend face the death penalty for a house on the water

The American and his girlfriend in Thailand face the death penalty. They were accused of building a house in Thai waters. Chad Elwartowski and his girlfriend Suprani Tepdet are now forced into hiding - the Thai naval forces believe they threaten the country's sovereignty. The cause of the conflict ...

The student was burned on the roof of the school after the director's harassment complaint

Nusrat Jahan Rafi, 19, was doused with kerosene and set on fire at her school in Bangladesh. Two weeks earlier, she had complained of harassment from the director. Her desperate determination and courage, with which she spoke out against sexual assault, and followed ...

For the restoration of the Cathedral of Notre Dame in two days they collected a billion euros

The fundraising campaign for the restoration of Notre Dame Cathedral, which was damaged in a large-scale fire, began on April 16, when the State Fund for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage of France opened a special account "Save Notre Dame". As a result, by the end of the day on April 17, they managed to collect a billion euros, writes ...

A tourist bus crashed in a popular resort: 28 dead

At least 28 people have died in a tourist bus crash on the Portuguese island of Madeira. Another 22 people were injured of varying severity, writes the BBC. In total, the bus carried 50 tourists. According to the incident reports, the bus driver lost control ...

Fire in Notre Dame Cathedral: possible cause of fire became known

Firefighters could have arrived half an hour earlier, right after the alarm went off in Notre Dame Cathedral. However, the staff of the cathedral for 23 minutes unsuccessfully tried to find the source of the fire on their own. 23 minutes were decisive Firefighters arrived to extinguish the fire in the cathedral ...

Fire in Notre Dame Cathedral: what relics were saved

The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris housed many priceless artifacts, works of art and relics collected over the centuries, each with their own history, writes CNN. Some of them were saved from destruction during a powerful fire that happened on April 15 ...

A fire in Notre Dame de Paris: will the shrine be restored and at whose expense

The French Heritage Society and members of the GoFundMe crowdsourcing platform were among the first to offer help, and then famous and wealthy people from all over the world joined in. Russia and Ukraine have also offered their assistance in the reconstruction. First Calls for Fundraising Due to ...

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