Andy Warhol: Pop Artist, Provocateur, And Catholic

By Adelaide Mena Chances are you’ve heard of the phrase “15 minutes of fame.” And you’ve probably seen the neon-colored canvases of Campbell soup cans or Marilyn Monroe’s face – even if you don’t know the artist behind them. For those who’ve never studied Andy Warhol and his prolific body of work, they’ve still most … Continue reading Andy Warhol: Pop Artist, Provocateur, And Catholic

Azerbaijan: A Wealth Of Traditions In Carpet Weaving

The fascinating art of weaving carpets in the Republic of Azerbaijan has been shaped and transformed due to many encouraging factors over the past centuries: a picturesque landscape in the Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan and other regions of Azerbaijan, natural resources, living conditions, a high level of socio-economic development, a well established cultural identity and … Continue reading Azerbaijan: A Wealth Of Traditions In Carpet Weaving

Tourists Visiting Spain Increase: Best July On Record

According to FRONTUR – the Inbound Tourism Survey, drafted by the General Sub-directorate of Tourism Information and Studies of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, Spain surpassed the record posted between January and July 2014 with the arrival of 37,975,920 inbound tourists in the period, an increase of 1.7 million tourists and year-on-year growth … Continue reading Tourists Visiting Spain Increase: Best July On Record

Militant Soccer Fans Claim Responsibility For Cairo Bombing – Analysis

A shadowy group of militant soccer fans that has largely lied low since it participated in mass anti-government protests in 2013 that led to the military overthrow of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has claimed responsibility for a car bomb near a Cairo security building that injured at least six policemen. Whether the group, the Black … Continue reading Militant Soccer Fans Claim Responsibility For Cairo Bombing – Analysis

Azerbaijan: Top Footballer Among Six Arrested After Journalist Killed

By Afgan Mukhtarli* Well-known Azerbaijani footballer Javid Huseynov has been arrested in connection with the death of a journalist who criticised him and was then attacked. Rasim Aliyev died of his injuries in hospital on August 9. Huseynov, who has played for the Azerbaijani national squad as well as his own team, Gabala FK, was … Continue reading Azerbaijan: Top Footballer Among Six Arrested After Journalist Killed