Art That Goes Beyond Borders

Nyooz | Nov 27, 2015

To showcase that bond through art-works, Art Beyond Borders is organising a group show titled- Integrated Art ‘India…..Bangladesh” which has 20 contemporary artists participating from Indian and Bangladesh participating in it. [...] “we aspire to bring all the eight SAARC nations on the same platform with art and cultural exchange and hope to fill the void left behind by sub continental politicking and diplomacy 

Belarus-Russia Twin-Town Relations Create Necessary Environment for Economic Cooperation

Belarus News | Nov 27, 2015

The Belarusian-Russian twin-town relations create a unique environment for productive trade and economic cooperation and the development of public diplomacy as well as make up a spiritual component part of the brotherhood of the two nations, [...] public organization Twinned Towns Boris Batura said at the 8th meeting of Belarusian and Russian twin towns in Podolsk on 27 November, BelTA informs.

What the West Lacks in the Fight Against ISIS (Part 2)

CPD Blog | Nov 27, 2015

The struggle against Islamic State in Iraq should be strategic and diplomatic in the true sense of the word: the creation and disruption of coalitions built on profound geopolitical analysis and accompanied by effective public diplomacy. 

Peace Corps Volunteer To Have Turkey-Free but Thankful Thanksgiving

NPR | Nov 26, 2015

I've been in the Peace Corps since October 2014, stationed in Ghana's Northern Region. On Thursday, I'll spend the day in northern Ghana with three [Peace Corps] friends […] Living in a village without running water or electricity for the last year has made me realize the vast privileges so many of us take for granted […] And I've also learned that even when you don't have a lot, you can still share what little you have.

Could this Quran Curb Extremism?

CNN | Nov 26, 2015

Ten years in the making, "The Study Quran" is more than a rebuttal to terrorists, said Seyyed Hossein Nasr, an Iranian-born intellectual and the book's editor-in-chief. His aim was to produce an accurate, unbiased translation understandable to English-speaking Muslims, scholars and general readers.

Kenya: Pope Meets Leaders of Other Religions in Nairobi

All Africa | Nov 26, 2015

Nairobi — Pope Francis Thursday morning held an inter-faith dialogue with religious leaders where he advocated for peaceful co-existence among Kenyans and good governance to reduce radicalization among the youth.

Anonymous Swaps ISIS Propaganda Site for Prozac Ad in Trolling Fight

The Guardian | Nov 26, 2015

Anonymous splinter group GhostSec has taken its “war” on Isis to the darknet, replacing a propaganda forum with an advert for Prozac. The site was only recently set up within the Tor darknet by Isis, allegedly in response to Anonymous taking down hundreds of the terrorist group’s websites on the open web.

Ulla Rønberg Specializes in Promoting Danish Culture Around World

The Washington Diplomat | Nov 26, 2015

Ulla Rønberg, wife of recently appointed Danish Ambassador Lars Gert Lose, has spent her career promoting cultural diplomacy long before the term came into vogue. Although she’s on a leave of absence from the Danish Agency for Culture while in D.C., Rønberg is finding ways to incorporate her love of culture with her new role as an ambassador’s spouse.


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