Migrant ship row: Italy-France ministers’ meeting postponed

Migrant ship row: Italy-France ministers’ meeting postponed

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Italy called off the meeting between its Economy Minister Giovanni Tria (R), and his French equivalent Italy’s Economy Minister Giovanni Tria has postponed talks scheduled for Wednesday with his French counterpart amid a row over...
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The First Family of Rodeo

The First Family of Rodeo

An hour northwest of Dallas, Texas, the king of the cowboys is practicing for the richest rodeo of the year—ten days of high-stakes competition that will make or break his season. His name is Trevor Brazile. He is a modest...
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In Nairobi, an Art Scene in Transition

In Nairobi, an Art Scene in Transition

NAIROBI, Kenya — The artists who make up the art collective Brush Tu are a convivial bunch, trading jabs and funny anecdotes in the midmorning sun on the back patio of their studios and exhibition space in the neighborhood of...
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What if Napoleon Hadn’t Lost Europe and Other Questions of Alternate History

What if Napoleon Hadn’t Lost Europe and Other Questions of Alternate History

Across pop culture, history is being unraveled and remade. There’s the post-World-War-II dystopia that emerges from a triumphant Nazi Germany in the TV show “The Man in the High Castle” (based on a Philip K. Dick book of the same...
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Francis Lawrence to direct film on legal battle between WWE wrestler Hulk Hogan and Gawker Media

Francis Lawrence to direct film on legal battle between WWE wrestler Hulk Hogan and Gawker Media

You are here: Red Sparrow helmer Francis Lawrence has been tapped to direct the film adaptation of the book Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue. Oscar-winning scribe Charles Randolph will adapt Ryan Holiday’s novel, ...
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Bhayyu Maharaj, Anthony Bourdain and the rising suicide graph: Depression is a silent killer, but what can you do to help?

Bhayyu Maharaj, Anthony Bourdain and the rising suicide graph: Depression is a silent killer, but what can you do to help?

The last few days have been brutal; a generation lost two heroes, and a community its leader. Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain were people we looked up to, people who inspired us. And both of them decided to end their...
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India welcomes ‘positive’ Kim-Trump meeting, but calls for end to North Korea-Pakistan nuclear nexus

India welcomes ‘positive’ Kim-Trump meeting, but calls for end to North Korea-Pakistan nuclear nexus

The US-North Korea Summit that saw Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un sign off on a joint statement that, among other things, called for the ‘complete denuclearisation‘ of the Korean Peninsula was largely received warmly across the globe. Iran — with ...
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Rupee will rebound in a year to erase losses against dollar, but path rife with pitfalls ahead of 2019 elections: Analysts

Rupee will rebound in a year to erase losses against dollar, but path rife with pitfalls ahead of 2019 elections: Analysts

Bengaluru: The rupee will erase some of this year’s losses against the dollar over the coming 12 months but high volatility in the run up to general elections in 2019 could send it off-piste, a Reuters poll found. A selloff...
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Last March of the ‘Wooden Elephants’: Africa’s Ancient Baobabs Are Dying

Last March of the ‘Wooden Elephants’: Africa’s Ancient Baobabs Are Dying

Advertisement Researchers fear the trees are parched by drought and rising temperatures linked to climate change. By Rachel Nuwer June 12, 2018 ImageA baobab tree at Epupa Falls in Namibia. Researchers suspect that Africa’s “wooden elephants”...
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Hot and bothered: India’s answer to Sex and the City stirs debate

Hot and bothered: India’s answer to Sex and the City stirs debate

A film that is being dubbed as India’s answer to Sex and the City is attracting criticism for its explicit content and stirring debate about the meaning of feminism and sexuality. Veere Di Wedding, or My Friend’s Wedding, is a two-hour...
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