Ad Balla - Curated Advertising News en 110 Mexican women pose nude for US photographer San Miguel de Allende (Mexico), Oct 31 (IANS/EFE) As many as 110 women posed nude as a group here for US photographer Spencer Tunick, who conducted a photo shoot with the theme of Mexico's Day of...]]> Art/Culture/Books Mexico News Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:16:10 +0000 ians 171448 at Jailed reporter's family urges Iran to release him Tehran, Oct 31 (IANS/EFE) The family of Washington Post's Iranian-American reporter Jason Rezaian, held without charges in Iran for more than 100 days, has called on Tehran to set him free. "For...]]> MEDIA Turkey News Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:46:07 +0000 ians 171442 at Illegal excavation uncovers Pharaonic temple ruins Cairo, Oct 30 (IANS/EFE) A clandestine excavation in a rural town, south of Egypt's capital Cairo, has uncovered artifacts from a Pharaonic temple dating back to more than 3,500 years ago, said...]]> Art/Culture/Books Crime/Disaster/Accident Egypt News Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:46:06 +0000 ians 171298 at How culture affects physiology New York, Oct 29 (IANS) People who are born in aggressive environments may pass on traits that make it more likely for future generations to react to certain situations in a violent manner, found a...]]> Art/Culture/Books Science/Tech United States News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:54:05 +0000 ians 171187 at UN condemns attack on journalist in DRC Kinshasa, Oct 28 (IANS) Head of UN Mission for Stabilisation of Congo (MONUSCO) Martin Kobler has strongly condemned the attack on a journalist working for the Congolese National Radio Television (...]]> Congo Crime/Disaster/Accident Immigration/Law/Rights The Democratic Republic Of The MEDIA News Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:48:06 +0000 ians 171048 at Britain celebrates poet Dylan Thomas's 100th birthday London, Oct 28 (IANS) Britain Monday celebrated the 100th birthday of Wales's best-known poet and writer Dylan Thomas. Thomas was born in Swansea, Wales in 1914, and died in New York at the age of...]]> Art/Culture/Books United Kingdom News Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:54:04 +0000 ians 170958 at Veteran journalists hail innovations in world media awards Beijing, Oct 27 (Xinhua) Winners of the World Media Summit (WMS) Global Awards for Excellence 2014 were announced Monday, including reports on Myanmar and killing sprees in America. Judges and...]]> MEDIA China News Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:48:04 +0000 ians 170919 at Snowden awarded Russian private literary prize Moscow, Oct 27 (IANS) Fugitive US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden was awarded a private literary prize here Monday. The former US National Security Agency employee received a...]]> Art/Culture/Books Defence/Security Russian Federation News Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:16:05 +0000 ians 170911 at Dylan Thomas: Still a monumental figure 100 years after birth London, Oct 27 (IANS/EFE) A century after his birth and six decades after his death, legends still haunt the tragic life of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, whose prolific writing helped knock down the...]]> Art/Culture/Books United Kingdom News Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:14:07 +0000 ians 170900 at Indians in Washington celebrate Diwali Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) The Indian community in Washington celebrated Diwali with the Indian ambassador S. Jaishankar noting how the festival has become part of Indian American community's...]]> Art/Culture/Books Diaspora United States News Mon, 27 Oct 2014 04:26:04 +0000 ians 170797 at IS captures eight media workers in Iraq Baghdad, Oct 26 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) militants have captured eight journalists and media workers of a local television in Iraq's Mosul city, a provincial security source said Sunday. Five...]]> MEDIA Iraq Terrorism News Sun, 26 Oct 2014 15:44:04 +0000 ians 170754 at Indian American author's 'Unsuitable Celibate' released on Amazon's Kindle Chicago, Oct 26 (IANS) A novella that deals with the complex issue of celibacy and teenaged monks among certain sections of the Indian American community has just been released for the global...]]> Art/Culture/Books Diaspora United States News Sun, 26 Oct 2014 04:30:12 +0000 ians 170693 at Brazilian president denies awareness of corruption scheme Brasilia, Oct 25 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said that she was not aware about an alleged party corruption scheme linked to oil giant Petrobras. Earlier this week, Veja news magazine...]]> Crime/Disaster/Accident MEDIA Brazil Politics News Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:12:06 +0000 ians 170593 at Stamps on Malay folk stories to be launched Kuala Lumpur, Oct 25 (IANS) Malay folklore will be depicted on a new stamp collection to be launched by Malaysian postal services Monday. According to the postal service or Pos Malaysia, the "...]]> Art/Culture/Books Malaysia News Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:04:08 +0000 ians 170584 at Japan's Kabuki theatre goes global through internet Tokyo, Oct 24 (IANS/EFE) Kabuki, the traditional Japanese theater, is seeking to become more global, and to that end, an "online" project was introduced Friday, a platform for connecting fans of...]]> Art/Culture/Books Japan Technology News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:42:04 +0000 ians 170518 at IS abducts Iraqi journalists as its positions get bombed (Roundup) Baghdad/Paris, Oct 24 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group Friday kidnapped three Iraqi reporters in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul even as French fighter jets and Iraqi military...]]> Defence/Security MEDIA Iraq Terrorism News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:28:04 +0000 ians 170513 at IS abducts three journalists in Iraq Mosul (Iraq), Oct 24 (IANS/EFE) The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group Friday kidnapped three Iraqi reporters in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, a human rights official told Efe news agency. The...]]> Burkina Faso Defence/Security MEDIA Terrorism News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:34:06 +0000 ians 170490 at Unesco chief condemns murder of Paraguayan journalists Paris, Oct 24 (IANS/EFE) Unesco Director-General Irina Bokova Friday condemned the murder of Paraguayan journalist Pablo Medina Velazquez and his assistant Antonia Maribel Almada Chamorro, who were...]]> Crime/Disaster/Accident Immigration/Law/Rights MEDIA France News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:36:04 +0000 ians 170469 at Dark shadow of Ebola now a global threat: Trinidad PM Port-of-Spain, Oct 24 (IANS) The dark shadow of the Ebola has now become "a real and imminent global threat", Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has said. In a message...]]> Art/Culture/Books Health/Medicine France News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:40:07 +0000 ians 170448 at Twitter declares war on passwords San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS/EFE) Twitter formally declared war on passwords during a developers' conference in San Francisco, unveiling a new system that allows users to log-in to mobile apps with...]]> MEDIA Costa Rica Technology News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:32:25 +0000 ians 170377 at Sydney Opera House lights up for Diwali Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) The Sydney Opera House was lit up in a vibrant orange colour to celebrate Diwali, the Indian festival of lights. According to a statement released by the Community Relations...]]> Art/Culture/Books Australia Diaspora News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:26:05 +0000 ians 170197 at Archaeologists discover lost Sphinx head in Greece Athens, Oct 22 (IANS/EFE) Archaeologists excavating the tomb of Amphipolis in northern Greece have uncovered the head of one of the two sphinxes that guard the entrance to the site which dates back...]]> Art/Culture/Books Greece News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:24:07 +0000 ians 170190 at Former Washington Post editor Benjamin Bradlee dead Washington, Oct 22 (IANS/EFE) Benjamin Bradlee, the man who turned The Washington Post into a global name and made history with the paper's coverage of the "Watergate" scandal, died at his home in...]]> MEDIA United States News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:32:06 +0000 ians 170174 at Father of British hostage John Cantlie dies London, Oct 22 (IANS/EFE) The father of British hostage John Cantlie, who has been held captive by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Syria since 2012, has died days after recording a video...]]> Defence/Security MEDIA Terrorism United Kingdom News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:28:04 +0000 ians 170173 at Malaysian Indians celebrate Diwali Kuala Lumpur, Oct 22 (IANS) Malaysian Indians and people of the Hindu faith Wednesday celebrated Diwali with a great fervour here, media reported. A Diwali open house was hosted by the Malaysian...]]> Art/Culture/Books Malaysia Diaspora News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:04:05 +0000 ians 170168 at