BAGHDAD: The man in the bulky bomb disposal suit waved at a gaggle of awed children as he walked down a Baghdad street and sat outside a small cafe to drink tea.
KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Culture and Tourism Sharmila Farooqui visited the famous TV artist Majid Jahangir and presented him a cheque of Rs 400,000 on behalf of the Sindh government.
Pop singer Lady Gaga announced her engagement to actor Taylor Kinney via social media that she had said yes to his marriage proposal.
COPENHAGEN: A civilian died and three police were wounded on Saturday when gunmen shot at a Copenhagen meeting attended by Lars Vilks, an artist who has received death threats since publishing images of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).
AUSTRIA: The Berlin-born Jewish artist Charlotte Salomon left behind a body of watercolours and text she called “Life? or Theatre?” before she was killed at Auschwitz in 1943 at age 26, carrying her unborn child.
BEIJING: China deported a well-known Chinese-born Australian artist on Monday after he was detained following his comments on the 25th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. Guo Jian, 52, a former Chinese soldier, was detained