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Cuban fishermen discover ancient artifacts

Aug 22 2014, 11:40pm CDT | by IANS

Havana, Aug 23 (IANS) Fishermen in Cuba's Pinar del Rio province have discovered artifacts believed to be from a 17th or 18th century shipwreck. Read more Aug 22 2014, 11:40pm CDT
 
 

Two Indians to feature at Tatarstan ethnic festival

Aug 22 2014, 6:36am CDT | by IANS

Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS) Two Indian artists will feature at the sixth edition of Tatarstan's Krutushka ethnic festival that began in the village of the same name and will showcase the culture of different parts of... Read more Aug 22 2014, 6:36am CDT
 
 

IS sent message to scribe's family before killing him

Aug 22 2014, 5:46am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) Militants of The Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group sent an email to the family of US journalist James Foley warning of his imminent execution a week before releasing the video of his... Read more Aug 22 2014, 5:46am CDT
 
 

Pakistan media flays India for axing talks

Aug 22 2014, 2:36am CDT | by IANS

Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Two Pakistani newspapers Friday denounced India's decision to call off talks between their foreign secretaries, saying it had dealt "a serious blow" to the bilateral peace process. Read more Aug 22 2014, 2:36am CDT
 
 

Journalist beheading: US defends refusal to pay ransom to kidnappers

Aug 21 2014, 11:42pm CDT | by IANS

Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Amid the shock and horror of American photojournalist James Foley's beheading and revelations that his captors had demanded a ransom of $132 million, the US has defended its policy of no... Read more Aug 21 2014, 11:42pm CDT
 
 

IS dubbed biggest threat to journalists (Roundup)

Aug 21 2014, 12:16pm CDT | by IANS

Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS) As condemnation of the beheading of American scribe James Foley by the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation continued to pour in, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Thursday... Read more Aug 21 2014, 12:16pm CDT
 
 

Islamic State biggest threat to our profession: Scribe panel

Aug 21 2014, 8:50am CDT | by IANS

Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) Following the beheading of US reporter James Foley, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has warned that the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation operating in Syria and Iraq is... Read more Aug 21 2014, 8:50am CDT
 
 

Arab League condemns killing of American scribe

Aug 21 2014, 7:22am CDT | by IANS

Cairo, Aug 21 (IANS) The Arab League Thursday condemned the killing of US journalist James Foley by militants of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group, MENA news agency reported. Read more Aug 21 2014, 7:22am CDT
 
 

UN chief condemns American journalist's killing

Aug 20 2014, 6:14pm CDT | by IANS

United Nations, Aug 21 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Wednesday strongly condemned the killing of American journalist James Foley by extremist Islamist militants, calling it "an abominable crime". Read more Aug 20 2014, 6:14pm CDT
 
 

Hungary honours Nobel laureate, Rubik's cube inventor

Aug 20 2014, 5:10pm CDT | by IANS

Budapest, Aug 20 (IANS) Hungarian President Janos Ader presented Nobel laureate author Imre Kertesz and inventor Erno Rubik with the Order of Saint Stephen, Hungary's highest award, Wednesday. Read more Aug 20 2014, 5:10pm CDT
 
 

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