Ad Balla - Curated Advertising News http://www.adballa.com/latest_stories en 110 Mexican women pose nude for US photographer http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/171448/110-mexican-women-pose-nude-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 http://www.adballa.com Jailed reporter's family urges Iran to release him http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/171442/jailed-reporters-family-urges-iran-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 http://www.adballa.com Illegal excavation uncovers Pharaonic temple ruins http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/171298/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 http://www.adballa.com How culture affects physiology http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/171187/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 http://www.adballa.com UN condemns attack on journalist in DRC http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/171048/un-condemns-attack-journalist-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 http://www.adballa.com Britain celebrates poet Dylan Thomas's 100th birthday http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170958/britain-celebrates-poet-dylan-thomass-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 http://www.adballa.com Veteran journalists hail innovations in world media awards http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170919/veteran-journalists-hail-innovations-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 http://www.adballa.com Snowden awarded Russian private literary prize http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170911/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 http://www.adballa.com Dylan Thomas: Still a monumental figure 100 years after birth http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170900/dylan-thomas-still-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 http://www.adballa.com Indians in Washington celebrate Diwali http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170797/indians-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 http://www.adballa.com IS captures eight media workers in Iraq http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170754/captures-eight-media-workers-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 http://www.adballa.com Indian American author's 'Unsuitable Celibate' released on Amazon's Kindle http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170693/indian-american-authors-unsuitable-celibate-released-amazons-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 http://www.adballa.com Brazilian president denies awareness of corruption scheme http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170593/brazilian-president-denies-awareness-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 http://www.adballa.com Stamps on Malay folk stories to be launched http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170584/stamps-malay-folk-stories-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 http://www.adballa.com Japan's Kabuki theatre goes global through internet http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170518/japans-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 http://www.adballa.com IS abducts Iraqi journalists as its positions get bombed (Roundup) http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170513/abducts-iraqi-journalists-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 http://www.adballa.com IS abducts three journalists in Iraq http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170490/abducts-three-journalists-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 http://www.adballa.com Unesco chief condemns murder of Paraguayan journalists http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170469/unesco-chief-condemns-murder-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 http://www.adballa.com Dark shadow of Ebola now a global threat: Trinidad PM http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170448/dark-shadow-ebola-now-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 http://www.adballa.com Twitter declares war on passwords http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170377/twitter-declares-war-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 http://www.adballa.com Sydney Opera House lights up for Diwali http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170197/sydney-opera-house-lights-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 http://www.adballa.com Archaeologists discover lost Sphinx head in Greece http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170190/archaeologists-discover-lost-sphinx-head-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 http://www.adballa.com Former Washington Post editor Benjamin Bradlee dead http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170174/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 http://www.adballa.com Father of British hostage John Cantlie dies http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170173/father-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 http://www.adballa.com Malaysian Indians celebrate Diwali http://www.adballa.com/2014/10/170168/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 http://www.adballa.com