Health & Science
Gabriel García Márquez: Nobel Prize-Winning Author Dies At 87
PNA - literary great Gabriel García Márquez has passed away. The Nobel Prize-winning author, who will be forever remembered for his works ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ and ‘Love in the Time of Cholera’, died on April 17. He was 87 years old.
Film on Kurdish genocide gets UK premiere at London festival
PNA - Marking the 26th anniversary of the Anfal genocide in Kurdistan, the London Kurdish Film Festival will on Sunday host the UK premiere of the award-winning documentary “1001 Apples”.
Donald Rumsfeld Confronted About False Iraq And 9/11 Connection In New Documentary
PNA - The Unknown Known," a new documentary by Errol Morris slated to be released on April 4, covers the life and career of former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld with a focus on the runup to the Iraq War.
"Frozen" breaks records as highest-grossing animated film in box office history
PNA - Disney's hit film "Frozen" has become the top-grossing animated film in box office history, knocking Woody off his pedestal. With its opening in Japan this weekend, "Frozen" has taken the top spot and pushed its worldwide box office to an estimated $1.072 billion, pushing past "Toy Story 3."
‘One Candle, Two Candles ...,’ About Forced Marriage
PNA - There may be knee-slappers to be written about forced marriage, but they aren’t to be found in the goofy, slapdash “One Candle, Two Candles ....” The Kurdish filmmaker Jano Rosebiani, who directed the well-received drama “Jiyan,” about the aftermath of chemical attacks, inflicts an antic approach on the story of a teenager betrothed to a rich older man. Sparks do not fly.
German artist gives masterclass to Syrian refugee children in Iraqi Kurdistan
PNA - Award-winning graphic artist Reinhard Kleist says working with Syrian refugee children in northern Iraq as part of an ambitious multimedia project was the most emotional work he has ever done.
Paul Walker bought Iraq war vet $9000 engagement ring
PNA - Paul Walker anonymously bought an Iraq war veteran and his fiancee a $US9000 engagement ring after overhearing the couple say they couldn't afford it.
8TH London Kurdish Film Festival
PNA - Hosting three internationally renowned Kurdish filmmakers and a range of awarded films, theLondon Kurdish Film Festivalis delighted to announce its 8thFestival from 15th to 24th November 2013.
8th London Kurdish Film Festival to kick off soon
PNA - The 8th London Kurdish Film Festival will be running from 15 to 24 November, with a full and exciting programme of feature films, documentaries and shorts from all four parts of Kurdistan.
Canada's Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize for literature
PNA - The 2013 Nobel Prize for literature has been awarded to Canada's Alice Munro, whom the Nobel committee called a "master of the contemporary short story". Munro is the 13th woman – and the first Canadian – to win the prestigious literature award.
London Kurdish Film Festival Screenplay Competition
PNA - Recognising the vital importance of well constructed and developed screenplays for the enrichment of Kurdish cinema, the London Kurdish Film Festival is organising a competition to select the best entry for a screenplay for a feature film on a Kurdish theme.
On Poetry: Sherko Bekas
PNA - Sherko Bekas, the acclaimed modern Kurdish poet, died yesterday (4 August) of cancer. Son of the poet Fayak Bekas, Sherko was born in Sulaymani in 1940. He joined the liberation movement in 1965, working for the Voice of Kurdistan radio station until he was forced into exile in 1986 and he then returned to south Kurdistan in 1992.
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