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New Bond film gives ancient Italian town £10m boost

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By Andy Hayes, news reporter An ancient Italian town is set to receive a £10m boost after James Bond’s vintage Aston Martin screeched around its narrow alleys for the next 007 movie. Matera, which was first settled in the 10th millennium BC, hosted Bond’s trademark silver DB5 as it took tight corners and careered down Read More

Nuclear rivals acting up: India calls for Pakistani artists to be blacklisted after Bollywood ban

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An Indian film union has urged Bollywood to blacklist all Pakistani artists after Islamabad announced that its country’s cinemas would no longer screen Indian movies, in a feud prompted by the ongoing Kashmir crisis. The All Indian Cine Workers Association (AICWA) called on the Indian film industry to “put a complete stop to any association Read More

‘Say no to India’: Pakistan bans all cultural exchanges with New Delhi

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Pakistan’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has launched the slogan “Say No to India,” as the government bans all cultural exchanges with New Delhi. All cultural exchanges with India will be banned, including all kinds of joint ventures between the entertainment industry, PTI reported. Also on rt.com Pakistani FM visits ‘trusted friend’ China amid Kashmir Read More

Saudi Arabia allows women to travel abroad without male consent

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Saudi Arabia has issued new laws to allow women to obtain passports and travel abroad without consent from a male guardian. The move is a potential game-changer for women’s rights in the kingdom, which has long been criticised for treating females as minors throughout their adult lives. Saudi women have previously been required to have Read More