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Jailed reporter's family urges Iran to release him

Oct 30 2014, 11:46pm CDT | by IANS

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. Read more Oct 30 2014, 11:46pm CDT
 
 

Illegal excavation uncovers Pharaonic temple ruins

Oct 30 2014, 12:46am CDT | by IANS

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 Egyptian Minister of... Read more Oct 30 2014, 12:46am CDT
 
 

How culture affects physiology

Oct 29 2014, 5:54am CDT | by IANS

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 research,... Read more Oct 29 2014, 5:54am CDT
 
 

UN condemns attack on journalist in DRC

Oct 28 2014, 8:48am CDT | by IANS

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 (RTNC). Read more Oct 28 2014, 8:48am CDT
 
 

Britain celebrates poet Dylan Thomas's 100th birthday

Oct 27 2014, 8:54pm CDT | by IANS

London, Oct 28 (IANS) Britain Monday celebrated the 100th birthday of Wales's best-known poet and writer Dylan Thomas. Read more Oct 27 2014, 8:54pm CDT
 
 

Veteran journalists hail innovations in world media awards

Oct 27 2014, 11:48am CDT | by IANS

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. Read more Oct 27 2014, 11:48am CDT
 
 

Snowden awarded Russian private literary prize

Oct 27 2014, 11:16am CDT | by IANS

Moscow, Oct 27 (IANS) Fugitive US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden was awarded a private literary prize here Monday. Read more Oct 27 2014, 11:16am CDT
 
 

Dylan Thomas: Still a monumental figure 100 years after birth

Oct 27 2014, 10:14am CDT | by IANS

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 walls between popular... Read more Oct 27 2014, 10:14am CDT
 
 

Indians in Washington celebrate Diwali

Oct 26 2014, 11:26pm CDT | by IANS

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 presence and profile in... Read more Oct 26 2014, 11:26pm CDT
 
 

IS captures eight media workers in Iraq

Oct 26 2014, 10:44am CDT | by IANS

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. Read more Oct 26 2014, 10:44am CDT
 
 

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