Civil awards and decorations http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23579/all en Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Schwarzenegger is back, and Hollywood hopes he's still a<br /> star</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As he famously droned on-screen in<br /> his signature "Terminator" movies, Arnold Schwarzenegger is<br /> back. A year after leaving the California governor's office and<br /> becoming tabloid fodder for fathering a boy with his family's<br /> housekeeper and splitting with his wife, Maria Shriver, the<br /> 65-year old former bodybuilder will star in no less than three<br /> Hollywood movies over the next 12 months.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arnold Schwarzenegger Beslan school hostage crisis CDATA Civil awards and decorations Entertainment Family Relation Gérard Depardieu Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur Mandela Moscow theater hostage crisis Nationality Nelson Mandela Person Attributes Person Career Person Communication Person Location Person Party Person Relation Quotation Social Issues South Africa Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:34 +0000 5731341 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Actor Depardieu denies leaving France for tax reasons</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arnold Schwarzenegger CDATA Civil awards and decorations Entertainment Family Relation Gérard Depardieu Nationality Nelson Mandela Person Attributes Person Career Person Communication Person Location Person Party Person Relation Quotation Russian passport Social Issues South Africa Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:00:54 +0000 5731529 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-people-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Actor Depardieu denies leaving France for tax reasons</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/reuters-people-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arnold Schwarzenegger CDATA Civil awards and decorations Entertainment Family Relation Gérard Depardieu Nationality Nelson Mandela Person Attributes Person Career Person Communication Person Location Person Party Person Relation Quotation Russian passport Social Issues South Africa Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:02:12 +0000 5731541 at http://www.globalpost.com Surgery scheduled to restore Bolshoi ballet director's eyesight http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/surgery-scheduled-restore-bolshoi-ballet-directors-eyesight <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Operation scheduled for Tuesday or Wednesday</p> <p>* Investigators questioned director, colleagues</p> <p>By Thomas Grove</p> <p>MOSCOW, Jan 19 (Reuters) - The artistic director of Russia's Bolshoi Ballet will undergo surgery next week to try to save his eyesight after an attacker threw acid in his face, the theatre's chief said on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/surgery-scheduled-restore-bolshoi-ballet-directors-eyesight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Civil awards and decorations Danseurs Politics Soviet people Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 17:15:31 +0000 5736637 at http://www.globalpost.com Long-time leader of Polish Catholics, Cardinal Glemp, dies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/long-time-leader-polish-catholics-cardinal-glemp-dies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WARSAW, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Cardinal Jozef Glemp, who played a central role in Poland's peaceful transition from Communism to democracy as the long-time primate of the country's Roman Catholic Church, has died. He was 83.</p> <p>During Glemp's 28-year tenure from 1981 to 2009, which largely coincided with the papacy of fellow Pole John Paul II, the Church guided the opposition to authoritarian rule and provided backing to Solidarity, the Communist bloc's first independent trade union.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/long-time-leader-polish-catholics-cardinal-glemp-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Civil awards and decorations Jozef Glemp Orders, decorations, and medals of Poland People\'s Republic of Poland Religion Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 10:45:47 +0000 5738745 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Africa Cup final tickets sold out http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/football-africa-cup-final-tickets-sold-out <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tickets for the Africa Cup of Nations final at Soccer City in Johannesburg on February 10 have already sold out, organisers said Friday.</p> <p>Attendance will be a record if all 77,000 paid-for and 10,000 complimentary ticket-holders show up for the game.</p> <p>The highest number of spectators at a previous final was 80,000, when South Africa hosted the event in 1996 -- also at Soccer City.</p> <p>Around 80,000 people watched the Africa Cup opening on January 19.</p> <p>The stadium hosted the World Cup final in 2010, where Spain beat Netherlands to the title.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/football-africa-cup-final-tickets-sold-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Civil awards and decorations South Africa Tickets AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 17:15:57 +0000 5743293 at http://www.globalpost.com French 'Spider-Man' scales Cuba hotel for Castro http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/french-spider-man-scales-cuba-hotel-castro <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>French "Spider-Man" Alain Robert on Monday scaled the facade of the iconic Hotel Havana Libre in the Cuban capital, in what he said was a show of support for revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.</p> <p>"Climbing is a way to discover a country, a culture," the French daredevil said before completing the feat, his first in Cuba. "This is a strong sign of support for Fidel Castro."</p> <p>When asked if he would meet Castro while in Havana, Robert said: "I don't know if he'll be calling me this afternoon."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/french-spider-man-scales-cuba-hotel-castro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Civil awards and decorations Cuba Government Human Interest AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 23:46:00 +0000 5745867 at http://www.globalpost.com "French Spiderman" climbs landmark Havana hotel http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/french-spiderman-climbs-landmark-havana-hotel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Climbs hotel where Fidel Castro lived in 1959</p> <p>* Used no safety equipment to scale 27-story building</p> <p>HAVANA, Feb 4 (Reuters) - With hundreds of people watching from the streets below, the so-called French Spiderman, Alain Robert, scaled the landmark Havana Libre hotel on Monday in a free climb that he said wasn't too hard.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/french-spiderman-climbs-landmark-havana-hotel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Civil awards and decorations Cuba Government Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 00:45:50 +0000 5745895 at http://www.globalpost.com INTERVIEW-Putin trying to scare off protesters-jailed tycoon http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/interview-putin-trying-scare-protesters-jailed-tycoon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Former oil tycoon in prison near Arctic circle</p> <p>* Likens Putin's rule to stagnation under Soviet era's Brezhnev</p> <p>* Protests reflect frustration at Putin's long rule</p> <p>By Gabriela Baczynska</p> <p>MOSCOW, Feb 6 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin is increasingly trying to intimidate ordinary Russians into abandoning protests against him to keep his grip on power, jailed former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/interview-putin-trying-scare-protesters-jailed-tycoon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Civil awards and decorations Mikhail Khodorkovsky Soviet people Soviet Union Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:45:18 +0000 5747366 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Africa Cup third place - Mali 3 Ghana 1 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/football-africa-cup-third-place-mali-3-ghana-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Result of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations third-place play-off at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium Saturday:</p> <p>Mali 3 (Samassa 21, Keita 48, Diarra 90+3) Ghana 1 (Asamoah 82)</p> <p>afp</p> Africa Civil awards and decorations South Africa AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 20:18:58 +0000 5751329 at http://www.globalpost.com Ravi Shankar daughter accepts Grammy for late legend http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/ravi-shankar-daughter-accepts-grammy-late-legend <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar's daughter Anoushka accepted a Grammy on behalf of her late father Sunday -- in a category in which she had also been nominated.</p> <p>"It's OK to lose to your father," the 31-year-old, who is also a sitar player and composer, said as she received the best world music album Grammy for her father.</p> <p>Ravi Shankar -- who was also to be given a posthumous lifetime achievement Grammy at the show -- won for "The Living Room Sessions Part 1," while his daughter was nominated for "Traveller" in the same category.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/ravi-shankar-daughter-accepts-grammy-late-legend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Civil awards and decorations Entertainment Indian people Indian society AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 00:31:10 +0000 5752195 at http://www.globalpost.com Ravi Shankar's daughter says was sexually abused http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/ravi-shankars-daughter-says-was-sexually-abused <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The daughter of legendary Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar said Thursday in a video released for a global women's rights campaign that she had been sexually abused as a child by a family friend.</p> <p>Anoushka Shankar, herself a famed sitar player who used to play with her late father, said she had decided to go public in support of the One Billion Rising campaign against violence against women.</p> <p>She dedicated her message to an Indian medical student who was gang-raped in a bus by six drunken men on December 16 in New Delhi, and later died in hospital from horrific injuries. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/ravi-shankars-daughter-says-was-sexually-abused" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Civil awards and decorations Indian people Indian society AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 18:40:36 +0000 5755584 at http://www.globalpost.com Ravi Shankar's daughter says was sexually abused http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/ravi-shankars-daughter-says-was-sexually-abused-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The daughter of legendary Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar said Thursday in a video released for a global women's rights campaign that she had been sexually abused as a child by a family acquaintance.</p> <p>Anoushka Shankar, herself a famed sitar player who used to play with her late father, said she had decided to go public in support of the One Billion Rising campaign against violence against women. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/ravi-shankars-daughter-says-was-sexually-abused-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anoushka Shankar Civil awards and decorations Indian people AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:08:11 +0000 5755796 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Venezuela's Chavez makes surprise return from Cuba http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/update-1-venezuelas-chavez-makes-surprise-return-home-cuba <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Return defies speculation Chavez too ill to travel</p> <p>* Fireworks in street as supporters celebrate</p> <p>* Questions remain on state of health (Adds quotes, background)</p> <p>By Andrew Cawthorne and Deisy Buitrago</p> <p>CARACAS, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made a surprise return from Cuba on Monday more than two months after surgery for cancer that threatens to end his 14-year rule of the South American OPEC member.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130218/update-1-venezuelas-chavez-makes-surprise-return-home-cuba" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Civil awards and decorations Government Hugo Chavez International relations Politics Politics of Venezuela Social Issues Venezuela Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Feb 2013 10:15:26 +0000 5758792 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Fidel Castro hails Chavez return to Venezuela http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/urgent-fidel-castro-hails-chavez-return-venezuela <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fidel Castro on Monday hailed President Hugo Chavez's return to his native Venezuela after spending two months in Cuba for cancer surgery and convalescence.</p> <p>In a letter published by the official Cuban news agency, the former Cuban president said he was happy that for the Venezuelan people "a long and anxious wait" was over, thanks to what he called Chavez's physical strength and the dedication of Cuban doctors.</p> <p>fj/dw/txw</p> Business Civil awards and decorations Government Hugo Chavez Politics AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 13:00:56 +0000 5758936 at http://www.globalpost.com