Other folktales say that the town was plagued by attacks from the indigenous Guarani people, who resisted the settlers' occupation of the land.
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The prosecutor's office in Stockholm said the man "is no longer suspected of any crime."
Today, some sixteen years after the invasion, young Iraqis are getting tattoo inspiration from American pop culture.
Must-try hole-in-the-wall restaurants, free experiences and bargain shopping spots worth exploring in the emirate.
'Vase of Flowers' by the Dutch master Jan van Huysum has been returned to Italy after being stolen by German soldiers in 1943.
The trailer for Tom Hooper's cinematic adaptation of "Cats" has provoked strong reactions online.
Andrea Camilleri, the Sicilian author who penned the Inspector Montalbano novels and around 100 other works, has died aged 93.
In the Azerbaijan capitalof Baku, Unesco’s 43rd World Heritage Committee met to decide over the course of ten days which sites and monuments needed to be added to the list - and which ones are in danger.
The spectacle emerged from an ironic demand by locals for a port in the Vallecas neighbourhood, which lies some 350 km from the sea.
It's a rite of passage for young men, a chance to test their bravery as bulls chase them through the streets of Pamplona
In the latest episode of Postcards, we visit Cuba's southeastern Santiago de Cuba Province to celebrate its distinctive and diverse cultural history.
"What we've been seeing is the evolution of culture, that it's all starting to evolve and intertwine together. We see fashion. We see art. We see luxury all playing in the same field."
"You know, rave came about as a reaction to Thatcher's government."
Rip Torn, his real name, had scrapes with fellow artists and the law in a career during which he was nominated for nine Emmys, an Oscar and a Tony.
Starting in Yekaterinburg, the street art festival will pop up in 12 other Russian cities.
"Wright set himself two goals: to define or even create the 20th century and to redefine what we are as human beings."
Frieze Sculpture, the art fair's annual outdoor exhibition features towering sculptures created by more than 20 international artists.
Hong Kong is becoming a main attraction for the art world, leveraging its potential as a cultural powerhouse with a new purpose-built arts district.
Three people were gored and a further two people suffered head trauma during the first day of Spain's best-known bull-running festival in the northern town of Pamplona on Sunday, the Red Cross said.
"I'm all good," the performer said Saturday during a set in London. "I have a donor, it's all good."
The Grammy-winning artist was instrumental in popularizing the bossa nova music style around the world.
A life-size rough wooden sculpture of U.S. first lady Melania Trump was unveiled near her hometown of Sevnica in southeastern Slovenia on Friday.
A rundown of a few green events and activities to get stuck into this month
Each team appears to have gifted the royal couple a baby onesie for the couple's newborn son Archie, born May 6.
Visit the cosmopolitan and cultural city of Havana through its Cuban music and National Ballet productions