A few years ago, Leigh Woods, Project Manager at Youth Time International Movement backpacked around the increasingly popular tourist destination of Sri Lanka. Having honed his photography skills in the years leading up to this trip, Leigh capitalized on the chance to build up his portfolio in the small tropical island formerly known as Ceylon. Ancient ruins, stunning landscapes and rich biodiversity make Sri Lanka a haven for any travel photographer.

Here Youth Time Magazine publishes three of the most interesting and informative youth related news items of the past week. Our weekly news roundup is published every Monday and Friday and contains just some of the most important developments in the world of global youth. Follow, like and submit comments on Facebook and other Youth Time media.

We’ve highlighted below some of the most recent developments and occurrences in youth-related news and events. In this week's Friday news we speak about march of teachers and students in New Delhi, support of Turkey and EU for Syrian refugees who will be studying at Turkish universities and Malaysian students who are free to join political campaigns outside campus.

It all started in a very ordinary way – lightning struck siliceous sand, and the result was a fulgurite – a predecessor of today´s glass. That extremely simplified version of glass manufacturing does, however, include the essentials. The process of melting and the subsequent cooling of the enamel does correspond with the original substance. The production of glass is an appealing craft with a process that is worth seeing – check out our photoproject.

This time we will shift the focus to another fundamental type of conflict. There is only one person in the world who can have a bigger impact on us than anybody else, one person who makes things complicated and who struggles to arrive at the best decisions and choices, and that person is ourselves. Intrapersonal conflicts may be even more harmful and difficult to resolve than interpersonal ones. And in this article we’ll try to learn more about it.

The historic city of Prague is best known for its Baroque style architecture and beer drinking culture. Nicknamed “The city of one hundred spires”, this central Bohemian metropolis has become a popular city break destination among travelers from far and wide. Famous sights include the Mala Strana, Charles Bridge, and perhaps most notably the strikingly picturesque Old Town Square. The Czech capital’s main attractions are barely a stone's throw from one another, and meandering through the narrow cobblestoned streets to each venue is a delight in itself. However, scattered abundantly throughout the city are alternative attractions just waiting to be explored, allowing the more inquisitive tourist to really get under the skin of Prague.

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