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FIBA Women's Asia Cup Division B

Iran make history at 2023 FIBA Women’s Asia Cup Division B

Iran defeated Jordan 72-54 in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday to secure the first ticket to the 2023 FIBA Women's Asia Cup Division B final.
Kermanshah city of Iran

Kermanshah city of Iran cradle of prehistoric cultures

The Iranian southern city of Kermanshah is considered one of the cradles of prehistoric cultures, because of its antiquity, attractive landscapes, rich culture, and Neolithic villages.
World Scout Jamboree

Over 10,000 Scouts head home after attending two-week World Scout Jamboree

About 10,000 young Scouts and adult volunteers who participated in the 2023 World Scout Jamboree in South Korea were ready to depart back home Saturday, according to the interior and safety ministry.
Jamboree closing ceremony

Korea appears unprepared for Jamboree closing ceremony

The 25th World Scout Jamboree got off to a disappointing start due to poor preparations and facilities management amid a heat wave that sparked outcries from participants and parents. The global youth event is likely to be the source of more embarrassment as the government is not fully ready for a flag handover ceremony to the next host country.

Oppenheimer’s Dark Night of the Soul and the Nagasaki Experience

One of the two main strands of Christopher Nolan’s film “Oppenheimer” follows the community of scientists who come to be cloistered in the high desert wilderness of New Mexico working to develop an atomic bomb. The Los Alamos setting for the bomb-devising sections of the movie serves the filmmaker’s purpose of exploring the moral qualms and emotional burdens suffered by people creating such a terrible weapon, primarily those of J. Robert Oppenheimer, compellingly played by Cillian Murphy.
'Concrete Utopia'

‘Concrete Utopia,’ an intense study of human nature in gripping disaster thriller

"Concrete Utopia," a gripping disaster thriller, ventures beyond the typical genre conventions, offering a compelling narrative that delves into the uncomfortable truths of human nature in the face of calamity.

Sex scene with Cillian Murphy and Florence Pugh in ‘Oppenheimer’ becomes latest target of...

Christopher Nolan’s latest blockbuster movie “Oppenheimer” has sparked controversy among the Hindu-right in India, with some calling for a boycott and demanding the removal of a sex scene in which the titular character utters a famous line from the religion’s holy scripture.
Christopher Columbus

Missing for decades, a stolen 15th-century letter from Christopher Columbus heads home to Italy

The United States has returned a stolen 15th-century letter by Christopher Columbus to Italy, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Wednesday.
Africa’s Soft Power

New report shows Africa’s creative and cultural industries are lacking local support

Africa No Filter commissioned the ‘Africa’s Soft Power: Can Africa’s creativity transform the Continent?’ report to explore young Africans' narratives about the importance and relevance of creativity in their lives and in the continent's development.
Turkmen music

Turkmen music

Tribes of the Turkmen (Oghuz) who converted to Islam a thousand and some years ago while living on the banks of the Seyhun by the Samanid rulers, later settled in areas that are now called the Turkmen Sahara.

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