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Four journalists detained in Iran

Jul 25 2014, 2:12am CDT | by IANS

New York, July 25 (IANS) The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has urged the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists, three of them with US-Iranian nationality, a media... Read more Jul 25 2014, 2:12am CDT
 
 

Poland cancels cultural project with Russia

Jul 24 2014, 9:56pm CDT | by IANS

Warsaw, July 25 (IANS) The Polish government Thursday announced that it has cancelled plans for celebrating Poland Year in Russia and Russia Year in Poland, a cultural project planned for 2015. Read more Jul 24 2014, 9:56pm CDT
 
 

British-Indian author longlisted for Man Booker Prize

Jul 23 2014, 1:18pm CDT | by IANS

London, July 23 (IANS) A novel written by a British Indian author has made it to the first long list of the coveted Man Booker Prize for fiction for this year. Read more Jul 23 2014, 1:18pm CDT
 
 

DC Comics celebrates Batman Day

Jul 23 2014, 9:32am CDT | by IANS

Madrid, July 23 (IANS/EFE) US publisher DC Comics Wednesday celebrated "Batman Day" with a free special edition, coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the dark knight's first appearance. Read more Jul 23 2014, 9:32am CDT
 
 

'Little Big Man' author Thomas Berger dead

Jul 23 2014, 6:48am CDT | by IANS

New York, July 23 (IANS) Author Thomas Berger, best known for his book "Little Big Man", is dead. He was 89. Read more Jul 23 2014, 6:48am CDT
 
 

Mahatma's bust unveiled in South Korean city

Jul 23 2014, 2:22am CDT | by IANS

Seoul, July 23 (IANS) In yet another sign of the growing people-to-people ties between India and South Korea, a bronze bust of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled in the South Korean city of Busan to mark the inauguration of an... Read more Jul 23 2014, 2:22am CDT
 
 

Judicial harassment of media in Honduras denounced

Jul 23 2014, 1:00am CDT | by IANS

Paris, July 23 (IANS/EFE) A Paris-based group called Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has denounced the judicial harassment of news professionals in Honduras. Read more Jul 23 2014, 1:00am CDT
 
 

Al Jazeera bureau attacked in Gaza

Jul 22 2014, 6:12am CDT | by IANS

Gaza, July 22 (IANS) Two shots were fired at news channel Al Jazeera's bureau office in Gaza, a day after Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that his country will work to close down the network. Read more Jul 22 2014, 6:12am CDT
 
 

Missing Honduran journalist found dead

Jul 22 2014, 1:40am CDT | by IANS

Tegucigalpa (Honduras), July 22 (IANS/EFE) A Honduran television journalist who went missing over the weekend has been found dead, Ramon Sabillon, director of Honduras National Police, said. Read more Jul 22 2014, 1:40am CDT
 
 

Dali's works to be shown in Cuba for first time

Jul 21 2014, 3:42am CDT | by IANS

Havana, July 21 (IANS/EFE) A selection of works by Salvador Dali (1904-1989) will be shown in Cuba for the first time in the "Memories of Surrealism" exhibition to open at the National Museum of Fine Arts here... Read more Jul 21 2014, 3:42am CDT
 
 

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