If you take the time to look at what’s going on around the globe on a daily basis your head will spin. We here at IMU Media took the time and found seven stories that caught our attention. Strap in, relax and take this journey around the globe with us.
Interesting numbers out of China show in 2020, 8.1 million couples registered to get married, that is a 39% decrease from 2013 when it was peaking. Changes in perception of marriage and elevated costs prove to be some of the main reasons for the decline. Check out the video to get a closer look into the minds of the Chinese Millennials and their views on marriage.
Chinese View On Marriage
For days now the violence in Israel has been getting worse and worse. Nations around the world are getting concerned about what’s unfolding. On Thursday Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he wanted to see an urgent de-escalation of violence. The fighting is between Jewish Israelis and the country’s Arab population. Palestinian militants slammed Israel with rockets as Israeli troops surround Gaza’s border. Listen to what Boris Johnson has to say about it all.
Boris Johnson Speaks About Concerns In Israel
May 13th marked the end of the holy fasting month known as Ramadan. The Great Mosque of Mecca hosted the closing prayers. The congregation is one of the largest gatherings on the planet for the Eld-al-Fitr holiday. Watch the video below as Ramadan comes to a close. Video provided by Saudi State TV.
Eld-al-Fitr Holiday Closing Prayer
The violence in Jerusalem is horrific and it’s been going on since Monday. Violence has escalated onto the streets between Arabs and Jews. 74 people have been killed including children in just days of confrontation. As tensions, mount and bodies pile up concerns are mounting at how far these acts of violence will go as rockets get shot further and further into communities. Watch the video below to get a closer look at what’s going and hear what leaders around the world are saying.
Violence In Jerusalem
China has 287 boats buzzing in the waters around the Philippines. The government says it has logged what they call “illegal incursions.” Basically meaning China cant have its boats in the Philippines‘ waters. Watch the video for a more in-depth look into the situation.
Chinese Militant Boats In Philippine’s Waters
U.S. Inflation has seen a huge 4.2 % spike the largest since 2008. Combined with shortages of copper, corn, even Chick -Fill-A sauces. Fears things could get worse are now a legitimate concern. Watch the video below readers for more on the inflation rise.
U.S. Inflation Highest Since 2008
In an emotional announcement, Ellen Degeneres is hanging it up as a talk show host. The actress/comedian has been hosting her show for 19 seasons. Allegations of bullying and operating in a toxic workplace recently surfaced, so Ellen has decided to walk away from the stage. Watch as Degeneres address the audience and speaks her piece.
Ellen Degeneres Hangs It Up
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