• The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra by Lawrence Alma-Tadema
    Last update: 18:12 13.08.2019
    18:12 13.08.2019

    Eau de Ancient Egypt: Scientists Claim to Have Recreated Perfume Worn by Cleopatra

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    Cleopatra, the last ruler of Egypt before the Romans seized power, has become the stuff of legend, sparking debates on whether she was beautiful, despite no one really knowing what she looked like.

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    Last update: 16:49 10.08.2019
    16:49 10.08.2019

    DC and Marvel Comics Artist Ernie Colón Dies at Age of 88

    Ernie Colón was known for his diversified career illustrating superhero and horror comics, he worked on Marvel's Black Widow the Coldest War GN (1990), Red Sonja vol. 2 #1–2 (1983) and DC's Blue Devil #6, 9 (1984–1985), Scooby-Doo #2, 4, 6, 8 (1997–1998).

  • Toilet
    Last update: 18:41 09.08.2019
    18:41 09.08.2019

    Man Held Over Land Grab Also Found to Have Beaten Minor and Forced Him to Lick a Toilet

    New Delhi (Sputnik): In a bizarre incident, police in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh have discovered that a man, recently held in a land grabbing case, had forced a teenage boy to lick a toilet-seat and falsely testify against two other minor boys in his son’s stabbing case.

  • Iggy Azalea arrives at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Forum on 11 March 2018, in Inglewood, California.
    Last update: 18:56 07.08.2019
    18:56 07.08.2019

    Rapper Iggy Azalea Rejects Claims of Appropriating Black Culture in Her Music

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    Australian rapper Iggy Azalea has fended off accusations of culture appropriation from time to time; she's currently gearing up for her comeback with a brand-new album: In My Defense.

  • A couple
    Last update: 13:40 30.07.2019
    13:40 30.07.2019

    Sex, Spies, and Audio Tape: Amazon's Alexa Caught Snooping on Copulating Couples – Report

    Earlier this week, it was reported that Apple’s contractors all over the world are regularly sent Siri recordings containing private information about users, including their sex-related matters.

  • Quran
    Last update: 17:05 29.07.2019
    17:05 29.07.2019

    Right-Wing Group Hindu Sena Demands Ban on Quran in India Over 'Threat' to National Security

    A right-wing Hindu group known for its audacious, attention-grabbing behaviour has demanded that the Indian government ban the Quran, claiming that the Islamic holy book incites violence and constitutes a major threat to national security.

  • Naked woman
    Last update: 19:43 27.07.2019
    19:43 27.07.2019

    Naked Scottish Woman Does Solo Sex Act Before Cops After Calling Neighbour 'Polish ****' - Reports

    Irene Torrie, 39, from Dundee, Scotland, was added to the sex offenders register following an incident where she threatened to bite her neighbour on the night of 23 July, The Scottish Sun reported.

  • Gold coins
    Last update: 21:43 25.07.2019
    21:43 25.07.2019

    Gold Ornaments, Coins Removed From Indian Woman’s Stomach

    New Delhi (Sputnik): A woman in the Indian state of West Bengal left a team of doctors stunned after it was discovered that she had turned her belly into literal storeroom of gold ornaments and other precious articles.

  • Surfing woman
    Last update: 17:29 25.07.2019
    17:29 25.07.2019

    French Women Give up Topless Sunbathing Fearing Lusty Stares, Health Problems, Study Suggests

    France has earned fame as the country of liberty, equality, and fraternity. However, more and more women there seem to be abandoning one of the advances in the fight for feminism – the right to strip on the beach. While some point at harassment as a possible reason, others suggest that the health damage and social media pressure is to blame.

  • Elephant family
    Last update: 19:38 24.07.2019
    19:38 24.07.2019

    Indian Mother Elephant Avenges Her Baby’s Death in Andhra Forest

    New Delhi (Sputnik): In a heart-wrenching incident in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, a mother elephant avenged her baby’s death by uprooting the transformer which electrocuted it.

  • A statue is pictured next to the logo of Germany's Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, September 30, 2016
    Last update: 18:55 24.07.2019
    18:55 24.07.2019

    As Billions Pumped Into Restructuring, Deutsche Bank Suffers Biggest Quarterly Loss Since 2015

    Deutsche’s net income also dropped by over 40 percent to €231 million in the second quarter, year-on-year - the lender is predicted to report a full-year loss for 2019. Deutsche shares fell 2.4 percent in response to the results.

  • Yajna is a fire deity ritual, common in puja (pooja, Hindu prayers)
    Last update: 14:38 24.07.2019
    14:38 24.07.2019

    Indian Judge Sparks Row, Suggesting ‘Superior’ Brahmins Should be at Helm of Affairs

    New Delhi (Sputnik): An Indian judge from the State of Kerala has stoked a controversy after a video clip showed him igniting the interest among Brahmins, saying they should voice their concerns over "economic reservation alone" and "not the caste or communal reservation". He also said, "the Brahmins are twice-born".

  • Pomeranian orange-sable Coco
    Last update: 14:29 23.07.2019
    14:29 23.07.2019

    Man in India Abandons Pet Over its 'Illicit Relation' With Neighbourhood Dog

    New Delhi (Sputnik): It appears not all pets are pampered pooches. In a bizarre incident, a dog owner in the Indian state of Kerala abandoned his pet of three years, accusing it of involvement in an ‘illicit relationship’ with a neighbourhood dog.

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    20:03 22.07.2019

    UK Police Investigating Serious Sexual Assault at Latitude Festival

    Police have advised festivalgoers to stick with their friends, “look out for each other", and remember “no means no”. It's far from the first time in recent years that a popular music festival has been blighted by sexual assault.

  • Black cat
    Last update: 16:50 21.07.2019
    16:50 21.07.2019

    Australian Couple Seeks Money for Surgery after Pet Cat Raped by Mystery Assailant

    The animal welfare charity RSPCA said it would definitely seek to prosecute those who commit sexual acts against animals and that the police could even charge the perpetrators with bestiality.

  • StarTrek:Picard
    Last update: 00:57 21.07.2019
    00:57 21.07.2019

    Twitter Explodes As Full-Length 'Star Trek: Picard' Trailer Drops At Comic Con

    A new Star Trek series following an aged, veteran former Captain of the Starship 'Enterprise', Jean Luc Picard and some familiar crew members, is set for release in 2020.

  • Laila Laurel's anti-‘manspreading’ chair
    Last update: 16:32 20.07.2019
    16:32 20.07.2019

    UK Student Irks Twitter by Inventing Chair for Opening Women's Legs to Battle 'Manspreading'

    According the Cambridge Dictionary, "Manspreading" is when I man sits, especially on public transport, with his legs spread wide apart, in a way that means that the people next to him have less space.

  • India Ambulance
    Last update: 12:14 20.07.2019
    12:14 20.07.2019

    ‘Jinxed Junction’ Leaves Two Dead in Indian City of Jaipur (Video)

    New Delhi (Sputnik): A massive intersection in the Indian city of Jaipur has attracted unwanted public attention for two fatal accidents in two successive days, which left two people dead and seven badly injured. Some of the locals have called the traffic junction ‘jinxed’.

  • People injured when Cyclone Fani swept through India's eastern Odisha state rest at the district hospital in Puri on May 5, 2019
    Last update: 18:20 19.07.2019
    18:20 19.07.2019

    Man in India Transports Relative’s Body in Homemade Sling, Netizens Shocked

    New Delhi (Sputnik): Unable to pay for a private hearse, a poverty-stricken tribal man in the Indian state of Odisha had to carry his family member’s body from the hospital to his village, by using a self-made improvised stretcher made of cloth tied to bamboo poles, to perform the last rites.

  • Garuda Indonesia pilots salute during the farewell ceremony for the airline's last Boeing 747 at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Indonesia, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. The country's flag carrier on Monday retired its last serving jumbo jet after decades of service.
    Last update: 11:21 18.07.2019
    11:21 18.07.2019

    Indonesian Vlogger Faces Trial for Mocking National Airline

    New Delhi (Sputnik): A video blogger in Indonesia is likely to face a court trial for allegedly violating the country's strict electronic transactions law while sharing a handwritten menu of national flag carrier, Garuda Indonesia.