World Day for Cultural Diversity

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In December 2002, the United Nations General Assembly, in Resolution 57/249, declared that 21 May each year should be the World Day for Cultural Diversity, for Dialogue and Development. The Day was created as a response to the destruction of the Buddha statues of Bamiyam in Afghanistan in 2001.

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Building friendship in marriage

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Published in UPI Asia Blog.
"Did you hear? your friends are married, the last night," informed my friend.

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Women's beauty in the name of living.

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The meaning of a word ' Friendship' for some to speak, some to write, some to imagine and some others to keep preserved inside the heart.  We do employ the word in one or the other sense.

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Gaza Crisis: A Cooperative Way Forward

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"Men take great decisions only when crisis stares them in the face."
Jean Monet, one of the fathers of the European Comment Market

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Looking for effective leaders and economy

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It is hard to vote intelligently when hungry or without shelter. It is also hard to make informed decisions without the information provided by a responsible leaders. It is most difficult to exercise socio/democratic rights when the basic needs affecting life due to poverty,  and economic condition.

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Chaim Soutine at the Jewish Museum

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The Jewish Museum in New York City is currently presenting the work of Chaim Soutine (1893-1943), featuring just over thirty paintings by one of the most distinctive and significant artists of the early twentieth century. Focusing on still life paintings, of which he was a master, "Chaim Soutine: Flesh" includes his vigorous depictions of various slaughtered animals - of beef carcasses, hanging fowl, and game.

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Iran deal represents ‘significant verification gain’– UN

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IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano briefs members of the media at a press conference held during the 1412th Board of Governors meeting

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