"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
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Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
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Overseas Development Institute
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Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
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"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
Canadian theatrical company Cirque du Soleil is making its Broadway debut with a new show called ‘Paramour’. Set in the golden age of Hollywood, it
Circus members perform a marine-themed show for Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square in Rome on Wednesday (27 January).
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International circus troupe Cirque du Soleil seeks to reconquer Europe with its latest production Amaluna, a story which takes place on an island
The Afghan Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC) aims to entertain kids and adults alike, it also teaches circus skills to kids prphaned and traumatised by the war.
Canada’s Cirque du Soleil has sold a majority stake to Chinese and American investors.
The buyers are US private equity firm TPG Capital and
Our film of the week is “Spartacus and Cassandra”, an original and moving documentary about the lives of two Roma children in France. Spartacus and
The Great Moscow State Circus is moving away from traditional animal-based performances with its latest show.
Although it is still run by famous
At 47, Rose Fostanes has taken X-Factor Israel by storm with her booming voice and stage presence.
The Filipino is now a national phenomenon. Rose
Catalonia looks set to become the first Spanish region to ban circus acts which use live animals.
Many towns there already outlaw the practice, as
Thousands of circus artists were invited by Pope Benedict XVI. After a parade through the avenue leading to St. Peter’s square, jugglers, puppeteers
For the first time in years, a circus has come to Gaza. The Egyptian National Circus put on the first show of its one-month visit in the Palestinian
London’s famous Piccadilly Circus was turned into a genuine circus for a day as part of the British capital’s 2012 festival. A French acrobatic
Escaped from a circus in Ireland, a 2.5 tonne elephant has been re-captured in Blackpool, County Cork. The Indian elephant, called Baby took a tour
Preparations are underway in Moscow for the launch of Cirque du Soleil’s most expensive show ever, inside the Kremlin walls.
An annual exhibition of ice sculptures, this year with a circus theme, opens on Friday in the northern German city of Roevershagen.
The circus movie “Water for Elephants” is continuing to draw audiences around the globe despite its mixed reviews.
Set in the 1930’s, the film
Based on Sara Gruen’s bestselling novel, the film Water For Elephants stars Robert Pattinson of Twilight fame alongside Oscar winners Reese
The Cirque du Soleil is poised to opens its new show in London and for the first time the troupe will perform not in its big top, but in a much
Michael Jackson may have passed on but his legend is set to run and run. He’s the world’s most profitable deceased star.
Michael Jackson the