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  • Germany and Russia at odds over new Hermitage Museum exhibition

    Germany and Russia at odds over new Hermitage Museum exhibition
    A new exhibition at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia is causing diplomatic friction between Germany and Russia. "The Bronze Age of Europe: Europe Without Borders" features some German works of art that were looted by Russian soldiers at...
  • The Sunday Conversation: Vilmos Zsigmond's technique comes into focus

     The Sunday Conversation: Vilmos Zsigmond's technique comes into focus
    At 83 on June 16, Vilmos Zsigmond — regarded as one of the 10 most influential cinematographers by the International Cinematographers Guild — still has a full plate. The Big Sur-based cinematographer for such classic '70s films as "Close...
  • Hiking Italy's Dolomites is challenging and beautiful

    Hiking Italy's Dolomites is challenging and beautiful
    CORTINA D' AMPEZZO, Italy — Hiking up a road should be simple, right? It's relatively wide, so you're not apt to step off and tumble down the mountain. It's relatively smooth, so you're not likely to stumble. So why am I stopping for a...
  • Janos Starker, world-famous cellist, dies at 88

    Janos Starker, world-famous cellist, dies at 88
    Janos Starker, a renowned concert cellist as well as a distinguished teacher and recording artist, has died. He was 88. Starker, who died Sunday in Bloomington, Ind., had been in terminal care for the last few weeks, according to reports from wire...
  • Balthazar Korab dies at 86; architect-photographer with wide-ranging eye

    Balthazar Korab dies at 86; architect-photographer with wide-ranging eye
    Balthazar Korab, an architect-turned-photographer with a wide-ranging eye whose moody, polished images captured the spirit of midcentury modern architecture and celebrated its masters, including Eero Saarinen and Mies van der Rohe, died Jan. 15 in Royal...
  • Allan B. Calhamer dies at 81; inventor of Diplomacy game

     Allan B. Calhamer dies at 81; inventor of Diplomacy game
    The origins of the board game Diplomacy can be traced to an old geography book that Allan B. Calhamer discovered while rummaging around with a friend in the attic of his boyhood home in suburban Chicago. Calhamer was fascinated by the exotic countries...
  • Working Hollywood: Gábor Tóth runs the carriages in 'The Raven'

     
    Gábor Tóth, 33, is the first person ever to serve as a carriage coordinator in his native country of Hungary, where much of "The Raven" was shot....
  • Hundreds protest pardon of man who killed Armenian military officer

     
    Roughly 400 people protested Thursday outside the consulates of Hungary and Azerbaijan, decrying the release and pardon of an Azerbaijani soldier convicted of killing an Armenian military officer with an ax....
  • Azerbaijan defends freeing convicted killer as Armenians protest

     
    Ramil Safarov had been sentenced to spend the rest of his days behind bars after killing an Armenian officer with an ax in Budapest, Hungary. But President Ilham Aliyev pardoned the convicted killer last week after Hungary agreed to return him to...
  • Pentagon warns Navy SEAL author on Bin Laden book

     
    The Pentagon formally warned a former Navy SEAL who has written a first-person account of the May 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden that he has violated his signed agreement not to divulge classified information and threatened him with legal action......
  • Hungary demands return of $8 million for Holocaust survivors

     
    Hungary is demanding that a United States organization return roughly $8 million in payments for Holocaust survivors, claiming it has failed to properly account for the money. The American organization, in turn, says it provided reams of information and...