The first black player in the NHL waits to see if he’ll make it into the Hockey Hall of Fame

The first black player in the NHL waits to see if he’ll make it into the Hockey Hall of Fame

It has been a big year so far for Willie O’Ree – full of accolades as he marked 60 years since becoming the first black player in the National Hockey League – but there’s one more honour O’Ree, his friends,...
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Now, Erdogan Faces Turkey’s Troubled Economy. And He’s Part of the Trouble.

Now, Erdogan Faces Turkey’s Troubled Economy. And He’s Part of the Trouble.

“The economy is suffering, there is an issue of performance in some areas, but those were not reflected in the vote,” he added. Economists say Mr. Erdogan needs to cut public spending, including expensive subsidies for gasoline and electricity. Turkey...
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World Cup reporter blasts harassing soccer fan who tried to kiss her on camera

World Cup reporter blasts harassing soccer fan who tried to kiss her on camera

A television journalist covering the FIFA World Cup in Russia blasted a harassing soccer fan who rushed towards her and tried to kiss her on the cheek. Brazilian journalist Julia Guimaraes was reporting Sunday in Ekaterinburg following the match between...
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Festival de Folklife Com a Principiant de Conversa

Festival de Folklife Com a Principiant de Conversa

Read this article in English here. Un dels objectius més conreats i ambiciosos de l’edició anual del festival Smithsonian és posar un rostre humà a comunitats distants i permetre al públic dels Estats Units interactuar de manera significativa amb person...
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Unfurling the Rich Tapestry of Armenian Culture

Unfurling the Rich Tapestry of Armenian Culture

A modestly sized landlocked nation framed by the Black Sea to the west and the Caspian to the east, Armenia links the southernmost former Soviet Socialist Republics with the arid sprawl of the Middle East. Armenia’s own geography is heavily...
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Beyond the Headlines, Catalan Culture Has a Long History of Vibrancy and Staying Power

Beyond the Headlines, Catalan Culture Has a Long History of Vibrancy and Staying Power

Despite more than a thousand years of political flux in the region, Catalonia has long maintained its own unique cultural and linguistic tradition. Located in the northeastern Iberian Peninsula by the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees mountains, Catalonia is ...
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Here’s How to Have a More Meaningful Experience at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Here’s How to Have a More Meaningful Experience at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Llegiu aquest article en Català aquí. One of the most time-honored and ambitious goals of the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival is to put a human face on distant communities and allow the American public to meaningfully interact with people of...
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Wipro CEO Abidali Neemuchwala’s pay package up 34.5% to Rs 18 cr in FY18; Azim Premji’s by 10.13% to Rs 87 lakh

Wipro CEO Abidali Neemuchwala’s pay package up 34.5% to Rs 18 cr in FY18; Azim Premji’s by 10.13% to Rs 87 lakh

New Delhi: Wipro chief executive Abidali Z Neemuchwala saw his pay package growing over 34 percent to Rs 18.23 crore during FY 2017-18 compared to the previous fiscal, as per the company’s annual report. Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) Rishad A...
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Delhi HC halts felling of trees for redevelopment plan till 4 July after protests: All you need to know

Delhi HC halts felling of trees for redevelopment plan till 4 July after protests: All you need to know

Amid protests over the cutting of trees for the redevelopment of seven south Delhi colonies, the Delhi High Court on Monday directed construction company NBCC to not cut any more trees till 4 July. The next date of hearing in Delhi High...
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Mohanlal elected as new AMMA president; senior Malayalam actors urge him to revoke Dileep’s suspension

Mohanlal elected as new AMMA president; senior Malayalam actors urge him to revoke Dileep’s suspension

At the General Body meeting of Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA) held on Sunday, Malayalam superstar Mohanlal has been unanimously elected as the new President. In the meet, office bearers of the association urged Mohanlal to reinstate the members...
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