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Homeland is Big Winner at the Emmys

Posted September 24th, 2012 at 12:50 am (UTC-5)
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The 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony, honoring the best in television, was held in Los Angeles Sunday. Showtime’s Homeland won the top drama series prize. The show is a psychological thriller about an al-Qaida-influenced U.S. soldier who returns home to America to carry out a terrorism attack. Homeland’s Damian Lewis, who plays the U.S. […]

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India Protests American Talk Show Host’s Sikh Joke

Posted January 24th, 2012 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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Indian officials are protesting an American television host’s joke that referred to the Sikh religion’s holiest shrine. During his late night show last week, Jay Leno showed a photo of the ornate Golden Temple in the Indian state of Punjab, joking it was the summer home of U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney. The joke was […]

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Ivory Coast State TV Back After Presidential Power Struggle

Posted August 9th, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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State television in Ivory Coast is back on the air for the first time since it was shut down during the violent power struggle that followed last year’s presidential election. Radio Telediffusion Ivorienne, or RTI, began broadcasting Tuesday from the commercial capital, Abidjan. The channel’s morning talk show “Matin Bonheur” featured the word “reconciliation” as […]

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