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Chemnitz right-wing riots a 'huge damage to city's image' - Dotemirates
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Chemnitz right-wing riots a 'huge damage to city's image'

Following the violent anti-immigrant protests in Chemnitz that were sparked by the fatal stabbing of a 35-year-old German man, thousands of counterdemonstrators came out in an act of defiance against right-wing groups. Read more: Chemnitz fact check: Were foreigners chased down during protests? On September 3, around 65,000 people from all over Germany attended an anti-racism concert with prominent German bands, and on September 7 about 5,000 people came to an open-air concert of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony at Chemnitz's Theaterplatz to protest xenophobia and violence. Christoph Dittrich, the director of the Chemnitz Theater, spoke with DW about how the city's...


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Snapchat's parent company is trying again with a new version of its Spectacles glasses —this time with two cameras, at a price of $350

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, is releasing a new version of its Spectacles camera glasses, Cheddar reports. The newest model of Snapchat's Spectacles will reportedly come equipped with two cameras instead of one, and will cost $350 — way more than previous versions.  According to Cheddar, Snap is planning to produce around 24,000 pairs of the newest model, a huge difference from the 800,000 units the company ordered of its first generation glasses in a big overestimate of customer demand. Despite the fact that the first version of its Spectacles were something of a flop, Snapchat parent company Snap...
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Aamir Khan join hands with Latha Rajinikanth

Aamir Khan is well known for his active participation and promotion of various social causes. Speaking about his show Satyamev Jayate, the actor says, “I wish to make a few more episodes. But my entire team is busy working with the Paani Foundation, so we cannot work on Satyamev Jayate.” Unable to follow up on his show, the actor has now teamed up with actor Rajinikanth’s wife Latha to collaborate with the Sri Dhaya Foundation on a campaign called Peace for Children. Latha Rajinikanth When recently asked about the prospect of such a project, the actor had said at the...
42 minute 18 second

Abhishek Kapoor’s Mahabharata on hold?

Abhishek Kapoor, who is currently busy with his film Kedarnath, has put one of his most ambitious projects on the backburner. The director was earlier in the news for his two-part project on the Mahabharata. Now, however, Kapoor reveals that the film has been put on hold for the moment. “We did a couple of drafts and I was excited about the project. But at the moment, nothing is happening on that front. I think Disney also had a little bit of a shuffle. Let’s see, maybe I will come back to that. I would love to make it, so...

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Iulia Vantur is readying herself for Bollywood!

Iulia Vantur who is making her debut with the film Radha Kyun Gori Main Kyun Kaala is brushing up on her Hindi skills. The Romanian beauty has also sung quite a few Hindi songs and is also doing other songs as a singer, one of them being with Mika Singh. However, she still doesn’t have a tongue for Hindi, “The basic challenge is the language in the film. I can understand what people say, but I am making a sincere effort to speak Hindi properly. I might struggle a bit with speaking my lines, but the whole team including my...
2 hour 14 minute

Behind the scenes with The League of Gentlemen – a photo essay

Since The League of Gentlemen graced the cover of Guardian Weekend 17 years ago (and were interviewed by yours truly), Jeremy Dyson, , Steve Pemberton and have been keeping themselves busy. Individually, the trio have written and performed in Doctor Who, Psychoville, Inside No 9 and Sherlock. But the League still looms large. In the hearts of the British public, Royston Vasey residents found a home, however unlikely that seemed, given the monstrous, macabre or murderous natures of many. From Tubbs and Edward, Pauline, Ross and Mickey, to the Dentons, Papa Lazarou and Les McQueen, there’s someone for everyone in...
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A new look to old images

He is an artist known for his intricately rendered canvases. But a display of his latest work is ample indication that local artist Masuram Ravikanth is equally at home with new media art. A collection of digital works by him are presently on display at the newly founded Kaleidoscope digital art gallery in New Delhi. “The gallery only displays art works in the form of digital photography, videos, films, sound and animation. Mine is the second show since its inception” the artist says. Titled, Slippery Memories, Unhinged Histories, the solo show projects over 400 images of digitally enhanced and superimposed...