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Eurovision song contest becomes ‘political and cultural irrelevance’Eurovision song contest becomes ‘political and cultural irrelevance’

[2014-01-13 17:58:17]
In a time of austerity, countries that have ditched the Eurovision think that the once a year “infomercial of poor taste pop&rdquo...



UNESCO warns of illicit archeological excavations targeting Syrian artifactsUNESCO warns of illicit archeological excavations targeting Syrian artifacts

[2013-12-14 17:42:01]
UNESCO’s Director-General warned Friday of illegal archeological excavations across war-torn Syria, saying the United Nations&rsqu

'I want to be tsar of Saransk': Depardieu officially-registered Russian resident'I want to be tsar of Saransk': Depardieu officially-registered Russian resident

[2013-02-24 23:58:15]
French film legend Gerard Depardieu now has his very own home address in Russia. He passed the official procedure of 'address registration'...

Greek billionaire heiress starts court battle over multi-million dollar art collectionGreek billionaire heiress starts court battle over multi-million dollar art collection

[2013-02-19 17:45:05]
Aspasia Zamis, the heiress of Greek billionaire Basil Goulandris has begun a legal battle in Switzerland over the $781 million art collection...

Weird coincidence: Stolen Banksy mural shows up at US auction for $500,000Weird coincidence: Stolen Banksy mural shows up at US auction for $500,000

[2013-02-19 17:44:06]
An original Banksy mural created last year for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee which was torn off a north London wall has mysteriously...

Cozy TV: Norway to broadcast 'slow but noble' primetime fireplace TV showCozy TV: Norway to broadcast 'slow but noble' primetime fireplace TV show

[2013-02-19 17:39:09]
Apparently a Norwegian’s idea of a perfect Friday evening is by the fireplace. No matter if it is a real or virtual....



Only decent jokes allowed: Beavis and Butt-head writer up for kids’ book prizeOnly decent jokes allowed: Beavis and Butt-head writer up for kids’ book prize

[2013-02-16 19:04:52]
One of the writers of the US animated series Beavis and Butt-head is one of the 18 authors in the running for...

Kids in the crosshairs: Photo of Palestinian children killed by IDF wins World Press Photo awardKids in the crosshairs: Photo of Palestinian children killed by IDF wins World Press Photo award

[2013-02-16 18:20:25]
A picture of two Palestinian children killed in an Israeli airstrike has won the 2012 World Press Photo award. And as if...




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