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Archaeologists discover lost Sphinx head in Greece

Oct 22 2014, 6:24am CDT | by IANS

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 to the time of... Read more Oct 22 2014, 6:24am CDT
 
 

Former Washington Post editor Benjamin Bradlee dead

Oct 22 2014, 5:32am CDT | by IANS

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... Read more Oct 22 2014, 5:32am CDT
 
 

Father of British hostage John Cantlie dies

Oct 22 2014, 5:28am CDT | by IANS

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 asking the captors to... Read more Oct 22 2014, 5:28am CDT
 
 

Malaysian Indians celebrate Diwali

Oct 22 2014, 5:04am CDT | by IANS

Kuala Lumpur, Oct 22 (IANS) Malaysian Indians and people of the Hindu faith Wednesday celebrated Diwali with a great fervour here, media reported. Read more Oct 22 2014, 5:04am CDT
 
 

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
 
 

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