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Art has no borders: Academy president

Los Angeles, Feb 7. Art has no borders or language and doesnt belong to a single faith, Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs said at the annual Oscar nominees luncheon here.At the luncheon...

Leicester have Britain’s bookmakers on run

London, Apr 30 (AFP) Leicester City, 5,000/1 no-hopers before the season started, will be responsible for an "unprecedented" 15 million pounds (USD 22 million, 19 million euros) pay-out by Britain's bookmakers...

Oly champ Kirani James breaks Drake record in 400

Des Moines (Iowa), Apr 30 (AP) Kirani James let the rest of the world know that he's still the man to beat in the 400 meters.The defending Olympic champion broke the...

Heads of Moroccan Islamist movement caught having sex on the beach

Rabat, Aug 23 . Two senior functionaries of a Moroccan Islamic movement that promotes, among other things, a puritanical world view in which adultery is punishable with death, were caught by police...
2,500-year-old bronze drum found in Vietnam

2,500-year-old bronze drum found in Vietnam

Hanoi, Sep 26.  A bronze drum dating back 2,000 to 2,500 years ago has been found near a world heritage site in Vietnam's Thanh Hoa province, a conservation centre said on Monday.During...

Searching for a job? Use skills taught to fight depression

New York, June 16 . The same behavioural skills that are commonly taught to fight depression can also help unemployed people land a job, new research has found. These skills included identifying negative...
Terror attempt foiled to 'burn' Kaaba in Mecca

Terror attempt foiled to ‘burn’ Kaaba in Mecca

Riyadh, Feb 7. Police in Saudi Arabia have foiled an attempt to "burn" the Kaaba, located in the centre of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, a media report said on Tuesday.According to...

From Obamaland to Clintondesh or Trumpistan!

Washington, June 5 - Desis in America are taking a short break from the Donald-Hillary-Bernie opera to celebrate the triumphant return of Narendra Modi for yet another tete-a-tete with his friend "Barack"...

Obama lauds Ellen DeGeneres for gay rights influence

Los Angeles, Nov 23.  Comedian Ellen DeGeneres has been praised by US President Barack Obama for her influence on the gay rights movement as she received the country's highest civilian honour.DeGeneres was...

Turning away billions, but have right to do business: Trump

Washington, Dec 12. US President-elect Donald Trump said he was turning down "billions of dollars of deals" to avoid potential conflicts of interest, but "has the right" to still do business deals."I'm...

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Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...