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Journalist shot dead in Paraguay

Oct 16 2014, 7:32pm CDT | by IANS

Asuncion, Oct 17 (IANS/EFE) A reporter with Paraguay's ABC Color newspaper was shot dead Thursday in the eastern town of Curuguaty, the third journalist to be slain in the country in 2014. Read more Oct 16 2014, 7:32pm CDT
 
 

Journalist missing in Mexico

Oct 14 2014, 11:02pm CDT | by IANS

Culiacan (Mexico), Oct 15 (IANS/EFE) The editor of the Nueva Prensa political magazine based in Ahome, a city in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, has disappeared, his family said. Read more Oct 14 2014, 11:02pm CDT
 
 

Bush shoe-tossing painting hits record at Doha auction

Oct 14 2014, 5:34pm CDT | by IANS

Doha, Oct 15 (IANS/EFE) A controversial painting by Iranian artist Mahmud Obaidi, depicting an Iraqi journalist throwing shoe in 2008 at then US president George W. Bush, was sold for $62,500 at a Sotheby's auction... Read more Oct 14 2014, 5:34pm CDT
 
 

Australian Richard Flanagan wins 2014 Man Booker prize

Oct 14 2014, 4:26pm CDT | by IANS

London, Oct 15 (IANS) The first Man Booker prize to allow American nominees was Tuesday night won by an Australian, with Richard Flanagan triumphing for a novel of love and war that tells the harrowing stories of... Read more Oct 14 2014, 4:26pm CDT
 
 

Journalist probing illegal logging murdered in Cambodia

Oct 13 2014, 8:38am CDT | by IANS

Bangkok, Oct 13 (IANS/EFE) Three members of Cambodia's security forces have been arrested for murdering a journalist who was investigating illegal logging in the northeast of the country, media reported. Read more Oct 13 2014, 8:38am CDT
 
 

Naomi Campbell congratulates 'malaria' for Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 11 2014, 10:56am CDT | by IANS

Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) English supermodel Naomi Campbell's tweet congratulating "malaria" for winning the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize has gone viral on social media. Read more Oct 11 2014, 10:56am CDT
 
 

Malala 'really happy' to share Nobel prize with an Indian

Oct 10 2014, 3:24pm CDT | by IANS

London, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai Friday said she is "really happy" on sharing the Nobel Peace Prize with a person from India and both have decided to invite Indian Prime Minister... Read more Oct 10 2014, 3:24pm CDT
 
 

Indian and India-origin Nobel laureates

Oct 10 2014, 5:50am CDT | by IANS

The following Indian and Indian-origin people have won the Nobel Prize: Read more Oct 10 2014, 5:50am CDT
 
 

International icons of contemporary art come together in Argentina

Oct 10 2014, 3:40am CDT | by IANS

Buenos Aires, Oct 10 (IANS/EFE) The Argentine capital is celebrating the Second International Biennial of Contemporary Art featuring artists from 38 countries with over 300 works which use the sense of space, of planes... Read more Oct 10 2014, 3:40am CDT
 
 

Women pay more attention to art, men prod artist's history

Oct 10 2014, 2:44am CDT | by IANS

New York, Oct 10 (IANS) When it comes to evaluating artwork, men seem to focus more on the artist's background and authenticity while women pay more attention to the art itself. Read more Oct 10 2014, 2:44am CDT
 
 

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