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Connecting Roma gypsies to their Indian roots, via screen (With Image)


July 8th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Barring alternative sexuality and love, cross-cultural Indian cinema rarely explores taboos in international politics like the rampant persecution and denial of rights to the gypsy ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions on Syria, Iran


April 24th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The US Monday unveiled new sanctions against Iran and Syria for using "technologies to monitor and target citizens for violence"."I've signed an executive order that ... Read more...

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UN holds Holocaust memorial ceremony


January 28th, 2012 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 28 (IANS) The UN Friday organised a memorial ceremony to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust, with a particular focus on child victims.The memorial ceremony was held ... Read more...

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Indian-American mother-daughter team has designs on India (With Images)


March 13th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) An Indian-American mother daughter-led firm that has designed several award-winning projects around the world has now set its eye on India with three new contemporary commercial ... Read more...

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An ‘American Schindler’ who helped 4,000 Jews escape from the Nazis


August 18th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.18 (ANI): At least 4,000 Jews, some of them the brightest Jewish minds from art and literature, were shipped from Nazi Germany to New York in the early 1940s, newly released ... Read more...

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Fire At A Former Death Camp Of The Nazis In Poland Destroys The Shoes Of The Holocaust Victims


August 11th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Polish bureaucrats have mentioned that a fire had erupted recently during the night in one of the barracks of the previous death camp of ... Read more...

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Israeli outrage over Iranian website calling Holocaust ’sheer lie’


August 7th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 7 (ANI): An Iranian website featuring a series of cartoons portraying theHolocaust as "the great lie" with an aim to undermine the historic dimensions of the mass murder of ... Read more...

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Iran launches website to undermine Holocaust


August 5th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 5 (DPA) Iran has started a website with cartoons on the Holocaust aimed at undermining the historic dimensions of the mass murder of Jews during World War II, Fars news ... Read more...

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Holocaust Museum Demands That Romania Scrap New Racist Coin


August 3rd, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The director of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum is making demands that the central bank of Romania take a newly released commemorative coin out of circulation, ... Read more...

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Holocaust Museum wants Romania to scrap ‘racist coin’


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bucharest, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new Romanian special coin that has the image of Miron Cristea has sparked protest from Jews and particularly the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.Cristea ... Read more...

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Romania Urged To Invalidate ‘Racist’ Coin


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): One of the principal Holocaust organizations has urged that the central bank of Romania take out from distribution a remembrance coin. The rationale behind ... Read more...

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Holocaust Museum Urges Romania To Withdraw Racist Coin


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Bucharest, Romania, Aug 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The central bank of Romania has sparked controversy after it issued a special coin in remembrance of a former prime minister and a religious ... Read more...

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Oskar Schindler’s List Up For Sale


March 24th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York, Mar 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Schindler's list, which reminds people of the Second World War is making headlines once again. According to the reports of the sources, a copy ... Read more...

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Iran strike may trigger ‘unintended consequences’: US general


February 15th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 15 (DPA) Washington's top military officer was in Israel Monday to discuss action against Iran's nuclear programme, amid heightened coordination on the issue which was also likely to ... Read more...

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Suspected Holocaust Shooter Dies


January 7th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) James von Brunn, who was charged with murdering a security guard at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. in the month of June last year, ... Read more...

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German paper gives Auschwitz blueprints to Israel PM


August 28th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Aug. 28 (ANI): Germany has handed over 29 yellowing blueprints of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.The blueprints give chilling details, with gas chambers, crematoria, ... Read more...

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Extremist militias on the rise in US


August 14th, 2009 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (DPA) The number of extremist militias are on the rise again in the United States, according to a new report. Fifty new right-wing militia training groups have formed in ... Read more...

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U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum shooter charged with first degree murder


June 12th, 2009 - 1:15 am ICT by admin
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- James Wenneker Von Brunn, the Neo-Nazi gunman who opened fire at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, has been charged with first degree ... Read more...

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88-year-old White supremacist kills Holocaust Museum guard


June 11th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A 88-year-old White supremacist walked into the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum with his rifle and shot a security guard before shooting himself on Wednesday.Law enforcement officials identified ... Read more...

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Jewish organization condemns shooting incident at U.S. Holocaust Museum


June 11th, 2009 - 10:27 am ICT by admin
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- B'nai B'rith International, the oldest and most widely known Jewish humanitarian, human rights and advocacy organization, had condemned the shooting incident at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum ... Read more...

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Guard shot at US Holocaust museum dies


June 11th, 2009 - 4:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (DPA) The guard who was shot at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum here Wednesday died from his wounds, museum officials said. The guard was identified as Officer Stephen Tyrone Johns, ... Read more...

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Jerusalem Mayor Barkat “disheartened” by deadly shooting incident at Holocaust Museum


June 11th, 2009 - 4:20 am ICT by admin
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Jerusalem Mayor Barkat said he is "disheartened" by the shooting attack at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, his aide told BNO News."Mayor ... Read more...

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D.C. Mayor Fenty “deeply saddened” by shooting at Holocaust museum


June 11th, 2009 - 4:19 am ICT by admin
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty says he is "deeply saddened" by the Holocaust Memorial Museum shooting on Wednesday afternoon. One security guard was killed while the gunman was ... Read more...

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Holocaust Museum security guard Stephen Johns dead


June 11th, 2009 - 3:52 am ICT by John Le Fevre
US Holocaust Memorial Museum security guard Stephen Tyrone Johns has died after being shot by 88-year-old Maryland man James W von Brunn earlier today.Von Brunn, who authorities say is a known white ... Read more...

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Officer dies after shooting at U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum


June 11th, 2009 - 3:51 am ICT by admin
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has confirmed that security officer Stephen Tyrone Johns has died after being shot in the line of duty on Wednesday afternoon."Officer Stephen ... Read more...

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Who are white supremacists?


June 11th, 2009 - 3:46 am ICT by John Le Fevre
The 88-year-old white supremacist from Maryland responsible for today’s shooting at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial earlier today, James von Brunn, is a known white supremacist according to authorities.A spokesman for the US ... Read more...

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Holocaust Memorial Museum to re-open on Thursday


June 11th, 2009 - 2:50 am ICT by admin
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is expected to re-open on Thursday after a shooting on Wednesday, a spokesman said."A shooting incident occurred at the United States Holocaust ... Read more...

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Who is James von Brunn?


June 11th, 2009 - 2:30 am ICT by John Le Fevre
James W von Brunn, an 88-year-old white supremacist from Maryland has been identified by police as the person responsible for today’s shooting at the US Holocaust Museum.Sgt. David Schlosser, a spokesman for ... Read more...

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Israel condemns shooting at U.S. Holocaust Museum in D.C.


June 11th, 2009 - 2:04 am ICT by admin
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Israel has condemned the shooting at the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. on Wednesday."We are shocked and saddened by today's shooting incident at the U.S. Holocaust ... Read more...

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White supremacist James von Brunn arrested for Holocaust Museum shooting


June 11th, 2009 - 2:01 am ICT by John Le Fevre
James von Brunn, an 88-year-old white supremacist from Maryland, has been taken into custody following a shooting at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial earlier today.Sergeant David Schlosser, a spokesman for U.S. Park Police, ... Read more...

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Let the two-state solution be a reality: Pope


May 15th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 15 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI ended his journey to Israel and the Palestinian territories by issuing a powerful call for peace. "Allow me to make this appeal to all the ... Read more...

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Unemployed German fined 900 euros for beheading Adolf Hitler waxwork


May 13th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): A court in Germany has fined an unemployed man 900 euros after he knocked off the head of a waxwork figure of Adolf Hitler in a Berlin ... Read more...

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March of Living honours Holocaust victims


April 21st, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 21 (DPA) Some seven thousand people walked silently at Auschwitz in Poland Tuesday to honour victims of the Holocaust amid a controversial UN conference on racism. The March of the Living ... Read more...

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Jeff Goldblum Works Hard In ‘Adam Resurrected’ Role


April 21st, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by GD
Jeff Goldblum got the script for "Adam Resurrected" a year before the filming of the movie began so that he could find time to research the role. He plays an entertainer ... Read more...

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Pope urged to postpone his Middle East trip


April 20th, 2009 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Amman, April 20 (DPA) Jordan's influential Muslim Brotherhood movement has urged Pope Benedict XVI to postpone his planned Middle East visit next month and to apologize for statements that the group considers ... Read more...

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