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Venice film fest: Kim Ki-duk’s ‘Pieta’ scoops Golden Lion


September 9th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Venice, Sep 9 (IANS) South Korean film "Pieta" directed by Kim Ki-duk won the Golden Lion for Best Film at the 69th Venice International Film Festival, Xinhua reported."Pieta," starring Cho ... Read more...

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Over half of Russians term Pussy Riot sentence fair


August 31st, 2012 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than a half of Russians believe sending three members of the punk group Pussy Riot to prison was a fair punishment, a survey by ... Read more...

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Pussy Riot appeals verdict


August 28th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defence lawyers for Russian all-female punk band Pussy Riot have appealed the court verdict under which three members of the band were jailed.Yekaterina Samutsevich, 30, ... Read more...

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Two members of Pussy Riot flee Russia


August 27th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two members of female punk group Pussy Riot have fled Russia, while 12 women are still in the country, the group said in its Twitter ... Read more...

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Russia dismisses West’s Pussy Riot criticism


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow has lashed out at the West over its criticism of the Pussy Riot case and the lack of freedom of artistic expression in ... Read more...

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Anger in Russia as Pussy Riot jailed


August 18th, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anti-Putin punks Pussy Riot were sentenced to two years each Friday over a protest in Moscow, sparking anger among their supporters.Judge Marina Syrova ruled ... Read more...

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Topless protester cuts down Cross in Ukraine


August 17th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Activists from the Ukrainian feminist group Femen cut down a wooden crucifix in the centre of the country's capital city of Kiev Friday, supporting members ... Read more...

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Pussy Riot members found guilty in Moscow (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three members of Russian girl punk band Pussy Riot were found guilty of hooliganism by a Moscow district court Friday.They performed a "punk prayer" calling ... Read more...

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Madonna an ‘ex-wh***’, says Russian deputy PM


August 9th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS) Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has termed pop star Madonna an "ex-wh***" over her backing of imprisoned punk rockers Pussy Riot, RIA Novosti reported."Every ... Read more...

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Russia’s Pussy Riot go on hunger strike


July 5th, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS) Members of the all-female Russian punk group Pussy Riot - who face up to seven years behind bars over an anti-Putin protest - Wednesday went on ... Read more...

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Where Jesus’ language Aramaic lives on in Syrian village


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Malula (Syria), April 22 (IANS) Far from the sounds of gunfire and civil conflict that embroil Syria lurks an oasis of faith and miracles in this tiny village perched ... Read more...

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Mughal Agra’s Christian connection still strong


December 24th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 24 (IANS) The cosmopolitan legacy of the former Mughal capital Agra is still going strong. The number of Christians in the city has dwindled to just a few ... Read more...

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eBay bans the auction of date with Virgin Mary


December 7th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Online auction site eBay has suspended the account of dating site BeautifulPeople.com after they tried to auction “a date with Virgin Mary.” The website placed an ad ... Read more...

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Virgin Mary relic displayed in Moscow


November 24th, 2011 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A belt believed to have belonged to the Virgin Mary is on display at Moscow's Christ the Savior cathedral and is drawing huge crowds.Around 50,000-60,000 ... Read more...

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Book alleges that Padre Pio may have used carbolic acid to self-inflict his wounds


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vatican, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new book claims that Italian saint Padre Pio might have used carbolic acid to inflict the stigmata wounds that made him so popular. The book titled ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson to play Virgin Mary!


November 16th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pamela Anderson will play the role of Virgin Mary in a television special. The star will be part of the cast for the television special about ... Read more...

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Mexicans attribute miracles to late Pope


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Dec 22 (IANS/EFE) An exhibition of personal items belonging to the late Pope John Paul II is drawing thousands here, with some claiming that the pilgrimage has helped them overcome ... Read more...

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Great-grandmother of Jesus identified


December 10th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A historian has identified the great-grandmother of Jesus.According to Florentine medieval manuscripts analyzed by a historian, the great-grandmother of Jesus was a woman named St. Ismeria.St. Ismeria likely ... Read more...

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Original model for Michelangelo’s Pieta ‘found’


December 1st, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): An art historian from the US claims that he has found the original model created by Michelangelo for one of his greatest works - the 'Pieta' statue.An Italian ... Read more...

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Boy finds 500-year-old gold locket while playing


November 17th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) A three-year-old boy in Britain found a 500-year-old gold locket while playing with a metal detector. The locket could be worth 2.5 million pounds.The locket found by ... Read more...

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Oz artist’s nude paintings set against religious scenes cause outrage


September 15th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 15 (ANI): Australian artist Rodney Pople's paintings have been met with outrage and protests for depicting pornography and classical religious iconography.One of the paintings showed a porn star being penetrated ... Read more...

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Head of vandalised statue found after 200 years


September 1st, 2010 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 1 (IANS/AKI) The head of a 15th century statue of the Virgin Mary that was reportedly stolen 200 years ago has finally been found. The head of "The Nativity" marble piece ... Read more...

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Orgasm worshippers fail to get their God recognized as official faith!


August 28th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): Worshippers of the orgasm have been left disappointed after their God was not officially recognized.Appeal judges in Sweden have banned the Church of the Madonna of the ... Read more...

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Argentina legalises same-sex marriage


July 16th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Argentina became the first Latin American country to legalise same-sex marriage following a historic vote in the Senate that laid bare the country's deep political and social ... Read more...

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Protestant churches use baby Jesus for anti-abortion campaign


June 9th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 9 (IANS) First came the abortionists with their advertisement campaign and now come the anti-abortionists led by the Protestant Churches of England with their poster campaign.Protestant Churches are ... Read more...

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Istanbul: A city with skyline specked with minarates and domes (IANS Travel - With Images)


May 30th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Ranjana Narayan Istanbul, May 30 (IANS) Their impressive minarets and domes dominate the skyline of Istanbul and no tour to the ancient Turkish city is complete without a visit to its two ... Read more...

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Luckiest man in the world gives away his lottery fortune


May 14th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): He has cheated death seven times, celebrated his fifth marriage and now given away his lottery worth 600,000 pounds - Frano Selak, dubbed the world's luckiest man, is ... Read more...

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Pope declares ’sin within the church’ to be biggest threat to Catholic Church


May 12th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Pope Benedict XVI has declared that the sexual maltreatment meted out to children by the pedophile priests within the church was the biggest ... Read more...

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Church is learning to live in global world, says Pope


May 12th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, May 12 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI Wednesday declared the Catholic Church was in a process of learning how to live with "other truths" while continuing to proclaim the Christian faith. "The church, ... Read more...

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New Zealand church re-erects stolen Mary and Joseph billboard


December 18th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Dec 18 (DPA) An Anglican church billboard depicting Joseph and the Virgin Mary in bed with the words "Poor Joseph, God was a hard act to follow" was back on display ... Read more...

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New Zealand church billboard stirs Virgin Mary row


December 17th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Dec 17 (DPA) A billboard outside an Anglican church depicting Joseph and the Virgin Mary in bed, with the words "Poor Joseph, God was a hard act to follow", has upset ... Read more...

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Exhibition glorifying female Palestinian bombers generates outrage


September 4th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Sep. 4 (ANI): Organizers of an art exhibition had to take down portraits depicting female Palestinian suicide bombers as the Virgin Mary holding baby Jesus after the families of those killed ... Read more...

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Ex-Alaska Governor Palin reports receiving 15 gifts costing over 250 dollars


August 19th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Juneau (Alaska, US), Aug.19 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has reported receiving more than a dozen gifts last year, including a gun case, a glass elephant and a statue of ... Read more...

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Pope Benedict XVI ‘to release album in time for Christmas’


July 31st, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Pope Benedict XVI is said to have signed a deal to release an album of him singing chants in the Vatican in time for Christmas.The album will feature ... Read more...

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Justin Sisely gets death threats over virgin documentary


May 15th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 15 (ANI): Filmmaker Justin Sisely is getting death threats over the posters he has put up in Sydney offering virgins 20,000 dollars to appear in his documentary.The image the ... Read more...

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