APF Festival in Saudi Arabia
Changes in Saudi Arabia?
Saudi Arabia has been showing itself as an increasingly free country in recent years. For example, since Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman came to power in 2017, women have been allowed to drive and more and more women work outside the home. At the same time, under his rule, the death penalty is used more often and dissidents are harshly suppressed. We talk to two Saudi women about these seemingly contradictory developments.
Elon Musk may launch mega rocket
SpaceX, Elon Musk’s company, has been given permission to launch its new 120-meter Starship rocket next Monday. With this large rocket, SpaceX wants to send people to the Moon and Mars in the future.
Fighting between the pews
Russian troops have been out of Kyiv for a year, but battles are still raging in the city’s churches. Kyiv wants pro-Moscow Orthodox monks to leave an ancient monastery complex in the capital. The Ukrainian Orthodox Church has always been linked to the Russian Orthodox Church, which supports the war in Ukraine. The war is used to limit Moscow’s religious influence.
Fighting between prayer benches, Ukrainian churches are also part of war