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'Thanks a lot': Rushdie on India's ban on Satanic Verses

Salman Rushdie's book The Satanic Verses was banned by India four months before Iran's Supreme leader late Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa for his killing without any proper examination or a......

Author assaulted for praising Salman Rushdie

An Indian-origin author in South Africa has been brutally assaulted and verbally abused after she praised controversial writer Salman Rushdie whose work has angered Muslims around the world. Zainub......

'Jihadi-cool' lingo is seducing many: Rushdie

Eminent British Indian author Salman Rushdie has attacked the "mangled" language of religion, which is turning British Muslims towards extremism. "The language of religion has been horribly mangled......

Salman Rushdie awarded Pen Pinter prize

Indian-born Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie was on Friday named the winner of this year’s prestigious Pen Pinter prize for his outstanding literary output and support for freedom......

'Axis of evil' now a pivot of peace?

The implications of the interim deal between Iran and the world's big powers go far beyond the nuclear programme, says Nitin PaiOn the face of it, what was signed between the world's big powers and......

Rushdie's Haroun an opera now

When Ayatollah Khomeini declared a fatwa against Salman Rushdie on Valentine's Day 1989, the Mumbai-born author went into hiding, where he eventually wrote Haroun and the Sea of Stories.A fable......

The new woman in Salman Rushdie's life

Every year -- while the rest of us are celebrating love -- Valentine's Day holds an awful significance for the Mumbai-born Sir Salman Rushdie. You see, the date was February 14, 1989 -- Valentine's......

Renee, Renee and more Renee

I see more and more print and television ads that trumpet Renee Zellweger in Cold Mountain. In print, you see only her. Wonder how Jude Law, who has been nominated for his first Oscar, feels. He......
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Iran militia burns 'enemy' flags outside ex-US embassy

Tehran: Students from Iran's Islamic Bassij militia on Wednesday set fire to American, British and Israeli flags outside the former US embassy in... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150902/world-asia/article/iran-militia-burns-enemy-flags-outside-ex-us-embassy
Cautious Khamenei shares burden of approval on Iran deal

DUBAI, For a man with the title of Supreme Leader, Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has been noticeably unwilling to claim the credit for a nuclear... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/08/10/iran-nuclear-decision-idINKCN0QF1I220150810?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews
Iran's Ahmadinejad wants political comeback

Teheran:Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has launched a political campaign ahead of February's parliamentary elections in what could... ...

http://newstodaynet.com/world/irans-ahmadinejad-wants-political-comeback
Comedians & free speech

In 1968, a group of Russian dissidents wrote a letter to The Times asking Britons to support two writers who had been imprisoned for anti-Soviet... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/supplements/comedians-free-speech/79577.html
Befriending Cuba and Iran

The past couple of months mark an interesting chapter in global diplomacy. In two successive deals, the US has restored diplomatic ties with Cuba... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=143852

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