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1. Hundreds of journalists, including the editor of the Financial Times and journalists working for CNN, NYT, Al Jazeera, as well as editors and journalists in India have been targeted. WaPo and The Wire have confirmed that The Wire’s founding editor-in-chief Siddharth Varadarajan and former EPW editor-in-chief Paranjoy Guha Thakurta were among those targeted in …

Before getting into the details about the most beautiful women in the world, let us understand what is real beauty. Beauty attributes to not just the physical looks but also the inner beauty of a person. That inner beauty of a pure soul adds extra shine to a person’s external looks. Moreover, we believe in …

Nohora Fernández, an Afro-Colombian born in Colombia, speaks on her experience growing up in Colombia, her interest in Nigerian literature and other matters. Excerpts PT: Where were you born? NAF: I was born in Cartagena, Colombia. Cartagena was one of the most important Spanish harbors for the slave trade in the Spanish Caribbean. A huge …

At one time, students carried an armload of books; then it was heavy backpacks. Now, thin laptops access much of the material they need. At one time, most students rode a bus to school, and few drove. Now, the student parking lots are filled on school days. At one time, nuns and priests filled much …

President Sassoli congratulated the Slovenian Presidency on this flagship initiative which, according to him, places culture at the heart of the European project, representing a link between the past, the present and the future. “Literature, culture and the arts nourish our sense of common European belonging. Not only do they contribute to the social cohesion …

Abstract Earth’s climate system is complex and inherently nonlinear, which can induce some extraneous cycles in paleoclimatic proxies at orbital time scales. The paleoenvironmental consequences of these extraneous cycles are debated owing to their complex origin. Here, we compile high-resolution datasets of total organic carbon (TOC) and stable carbon isotope (δ13Corg) datasets to investigate organic …

A handwritten manuscript of Dante Alighieri, author of the Divine Comedy, the Italian “national poet” and father of modern Italian, has been discovered by a nun. Dante was born in Florence in 1265 and was instrumental in establishing Italian literature, but no one has seen his writing for centuries. The new discovery was discovered by …

Last Wednesday, Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli and Minister of Culture Ines Abdel-Dayem inaugurated the 52nd Cairo International Book Fair (30 June-15 July) at the Egypt International Exhibitions Centre (EIEC) in New Cairo. Held under the auspices of President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi, the fair is taking place in the summer instead of the winter as usual following …

Many people think that summer is not complete without one or more trips to Cape Cod. It’s easy to see why too. Of course, Cape Cod National Seashore has 40 miles of pristine sandy beach, but the area is also home to lighthouses, cultural landscapes, and even cranberry bogs. There are even many hiking and …

The poet and art critic John Ashbery wrote, in relation to painting, “most good things are tentative, or should be if they aren’t.” I think of this idea when I experience Clare Grill’s abstract paintings. I live with a 12 by 10-inch painting by Grill in my bedroom: “Horseshoe,” 2016. The colors range from deep …