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Berlinale study of slavery unearths the roots of modern Brazil

Berlinale study of slavery unearths the roots of modern Brazil

Published 23/02/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Making films in a bitterly divided Brazil that is increasingly hostile to artistic freedom is an act of resistance in itself, the [more…]

Hughes fears Indian closure, bank disruptions over unpaid fees

Hughes fears Indian closure, bank disruptions over unpaid fees

Published 23/02/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. satellite broadband provider Hughes Network Systems may have to shut its Indian operations due to unpaid levies owed to the [more…]

Roger Waters of Pink Floyd joins Assange supporters in London protest march

Roger Waters of Pink Floyd joins Assange supporters in London protest march

Published 22/02/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Hundreds of people including Roger Waters, co-founder of the Pink Floyd rock group, and designer Vivienne Westwood, marched through central London on [more…]

Twitter tests labels, community moderation for lies by public figures

Twitter tests labels, community moderation for lies by public figures

Published 22/02/2020

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc said on Thursday that it was testing a new community moderation approach that would enable users to identify misleading information posted [more…]

Quantum tech company Nanoco files patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung

Quantum tech company Nanoco files patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung

Published 17/02/2020

(Reuters) - British nanotechnology company Nanoco said on Monday it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung Electronics Co and affiliates in a district [more…]

Democratic rivals tell billionaire Bloomberg: Let’s debate

Democratic rivals tell billionaire Bloomberg: Let’s debate

Published 16/02/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidates said on Sunday billionaire Michael Bloomberg should face the same rigorous scrutiny as his rivals and they would [more…]

R. Kelly accused of sex with teen girl in 1990s as indictment is updated

R. Kelly accused of sex with teen girl in 1990s as indictment is updated

Published 15/02/2020

(Reuters) - Singer R. Kelly, already facing trial in three states on sexual abuse, child pornography, kidnapping and obstruction of justice charges, has been hit [more…]

‘Mr and Ms Valentine’: Afghanistan celebrates with roses and fashion

‘Mr and Ms Valentine’: Afghanistan celebrates with roses and fashion

Published 14/02/2020

KABUL (Reuters) - After a busy afternoon walking the catwalk in a luxury hotel in Kabul on Friday, Salma Hussaini was named Afghanistan’s first “Ms [more…]

David Hockney’s ‘The Splash’ sells for 23 million pounds in London

David Hockney’s ‘The Splash’ sells for 23 million pounds in London

Published 11/02/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - David Hockney’s Los Angeles pool painting “The Splash” fetched 23.1 million pounds ($29.9 million) at a sale on London on Tuesday, auctioneers [more…]

Breaking the subtitle barrier: South Koreans celebrate historic Oscar wins of ‘Parasite’

Breaking the subtitle barrier: South Koreans celebrate historic Oscar wins of ‘Parasite’

Published 10/02/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean social media erupted in celebration on Monday after the dark comedy “Parasite” became the first non-English language movie to win [more…]