Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, a time for family and feasting, to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan and its daytime fasting.
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Behind the Scenes at the Australian Open
Text by Mark Baker As I complete my 26th Australian Open (one year of my life has now been spent in this arena), I thought I would reflect on how AP covers this major sports event and how our coverage has evolved in the digital age since my first Open in 1989.
2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami
Friday marks the 10th anniversary of one of the deadliest natural disasters in world history: a tsunami, triggered by a massive 9.1 earthquake off the Indonesian coast, leaving more than 230,000 people dead in 14 countries and causing about $10 billion in damage.
October 24, 2014
Ramadan Iftar From Around the World
For the millions of Muslims abstaining from food and drink from sunrise to sunset every day during Islam’s holiest month of Ramadan, that first sip of water after a grueling fast is by far the most anticipated moment of the day.