Culture http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24033/all en French Muslims join opposition to same-sex marriage http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/french-muslims-join-opposition-same-sex-marriage <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>* Muslim activists, UOIF group back Catholic-led protest</p> <p>* Religious leaders leave major protest to lay groups</p> <p>* Opponents plan three marches meeting at Eiffel Tower</p> <p>By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor</p> <p>PARIS, Jan 7 (Reuters) - French Muslims have begun joining a<br /> mostly Catholic-led movement against same-sex marriage, widening<br /> opposition to the reform that the Socialist-led government is<br /> set to write into the law by June.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/french-muslims-join-opposition-same-sex-marriage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Behavior Culture Ethology Islam in France Marriage Person Career Politics Quotation Religion Same-sex marriage Social Issues Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:55:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731515 at http://www.globalpost.com Kenya police, rangers shoot dead poachers after elephants killed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/kenya-police-rangers-shoot-dead-poachers-after-elephants-killed <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>* Incident comes amid outrage over killings of 12 animals</p> <p>* Government says poaching is a threat to economy</p> <p>By Noor Ali</p> <p>ISIOLO, Kenya Jan 9 (Reuters) - Kenyan police and wildlife service rangers have shot dead two poachers who had killed four elephants, authorities said on Wednesday, days after the slaughter of 12 animals sparked national outrage.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/kenya-police-rangers-shoot-dead-poachers-after-elephants-killed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Culture Kenya Kenya Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 18:45:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732273 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-Singapore goes green with Lunar New Year red packets http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/corrected-singapore-goes-green-lunar-new-year-red-packets <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>(Corrects paragraphs 1 and 3 to show the central bank is still printing new $2 notes)</p> <p>SINGAPORE, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Clean and green Singapore is going even greener this Chinese New Year, recycling S$2 bills for red packets of money alongside the printing of new ones.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/corrected-singapore-goes-green-lunar-new-year-red-packets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chinese culture Chinese New Year Culture Environment Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 11:00:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732549 at http://www.globalpost.com Uganda says confident of renewed aid after moves to stop theft http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/uganda-says-confident-renewed-aid-after-moves-stop-theft <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>* Uganda depends on aid for a quarter of annual budget</p> <p>* Promises audits, freeze on assets of corrupt officials</p> <p>By Elias Biryabarema</p> <p>KAMPALA, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Uganda expects foreign donors to restore aid which makes up a quarter of its budget after the government pledged to refund stolen and embezzled funds and to prevent future pilferage, it said on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/uganda-says-confident-renewed-aid-after-moves-stop-theft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Culture International relations Political geography Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:15:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733101 at http://www.globalpost.com FACTBOX-Key political risks to watch in Tanzania http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/factbox-key-political-risks-watch-tanzania <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>By Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala</p> <p>DAR ES SALAAM, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Tanzania is facing growing public discontent over the beneficiaries of vast natural gas discoveries in the country, while simmering power struggles in the ruling party threaten to undermine the stability of the government.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/factbox-key-political-risks-watch-tanzania" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Chairmen of the African Union Culture Political geography Tanzania Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:45:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733143 at http://www.globalpost.com Italian menswear shows open in gloom over economy and Missoni http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/italian-menswear-shows-open-gloom-over-economy-and-missoni <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>* Zegna, Dolce &amp; Gabbana, Versace start four days of shows</p> <p>* Missoni awaiting news about missing scion Vittorio in Venezuela</p> <p>* Italian menswear sales up 1.9 pct in 2012, domestic sales down - SMI</p> <p>By Antonella Ciancio</p> <p>MILAN, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Milan's menswear fashion week started on Saturday amid concerns over the economy and also the fate of Vittorio Missoni, one of Italy's best-known clothes executives, whose plane disappeared off Venezuela a week ago.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/italian-menswear-shows-open-gloom-over-economy-and-missoni" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clothing Culture Fashion Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 10:30:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733533 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Italian menswear shows open in gloom over Missoni and economy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-italian-menswear-shows-open-gloom-over-missoni-and-eco <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>* Zegna, Dolce &amp; Gabbana, Versace started four days of shows</p> <p>* Corneliani opens show with message for missing Missoni scion</p> <p>* Grey coats dominate at Zegna, Dolce &amp; Gabbana, Burberry</p> <p>* Italian menswear sales up 1.9 pct in 2012, domestic sales down - SMI (Adds quotes, details from the shows)</p> <p>By Antonella Ciancio</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-italian-menswear-shows-open-gloom-over-missoni-and-eco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clothing Culture Entertainment Fashion Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 22:30:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733681 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Red-hot gowns sizzle on chilly night at Golden Globes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-red-hot-gowns-sizzle-chilly-night-at-golden-globes <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>* "Poppy red" springs up on the red carpet</p> <p>* Black and icy pale gowns also favored (Adds quotes, details)</p> <p>By Zorianna Kit</p> <p>BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan 13 (Reuters) - The women of Hollywood turned to the boldest reds and the blackest blacks to evoke a bygone era of sultry sirens on the red carpet at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards for film and television.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-red-hot-gowns-sizzle-chilly-night-at-golden-globes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Academic dress Clothing Culture Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 05:00:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733996 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Swatch buys Harry Winston jewellery arm for $750 mln http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-3-swatch-buys-harry-winston-jewellery-arm-750-mln <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>* Acquisition includes $750 mln in cash, $250 mln net debt</p> <p>* Mining arm renamed Dominion Diamond Corporation</p> <p>* Swatch CEO says sales could top 9 bln Swiss francs in 2013</p> <p>* Harry Winston made famous by Marilyn Monroe</p> <p>By Silke Koltrowitz</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-3-swatch-buys-harry-winston-jewellery-arm-750-mln" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Clothing Culture Entertainment Human Interest The Swatch Group Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734065 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Swatch buys Harry Winston jewellery arm for $750 mln http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-4-swatch-buys-harry-winston-jewellery-arm-750-mln <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>* Acquisition includes $750 mln in cash, $250 mln net debt</p> <p>* Mining arm renamed Dominion Diamond Corporation</p> <p>* Deal seen as reasonably priced, Swatch shares rise 3 pct</p> <p>* Harry Winston made famous by Marilyn Monroe</p> <p>By Silke Koltrowitz</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-4-swatch-buys-harry-winston-jewellery-arm-750-mln" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Culture Entertainment Horology The Swatch Group Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:45:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734138 at http://www.globalpost.com Fashion designer John Galliano starts comeback -Vogue http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/fashion-designer-john-galliano-starts-comeback-vogue <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>LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Disgraced fashion designer John Galliano is making his return to the industry with a temporary residency at Oscar de la Renta's studio in New York, Vogue magazine reported on Friday.</p> <p>The British designer, who was fired by Dior in 2011 after he was caught on camera making anti-Semitic remarks in a Paris cafe, will spend the next three weeks with de la Renta as he prepares for his forthcoming New York Fashion Week show, a report on vogue.co.uk said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/fashion-designer-john-galliano-starts-comeback-vogue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Fashion design John Galliano Luxury brands Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:30:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736147 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Designer John Galliano starts comeback at de la Renta http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-designer-john-galliano-starts-comeback-at-de-la-renta <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>* Galliano says has been in recovery from alcoholism</p> <p>* Was fired by Dior after making anti-Semitic remarks</p> <p>* Fashion figures, Anti-Defamation League welcome his return</p> <p>By Chris Michaud</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Disgraced fashion designer John Galliano is making his return to the industry with a temporary residency at Oscar de la Renta's studio in New York, de la Renta said on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-designer-john-galliano-starts-comeback-at-de-la-renta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Fashion design John Galliano Luxury brands Religion Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 17:16:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736250 at http://www.globalpost.com The new U.S. philanthropic chic: bullets to bling http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/the-new-us-philanthropic-chic-bullets-bling <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>By Mary Barr Mann</p> <p>MAPLEWOOD, N.J., Jan 18 (Reuters) - The age-old call to beat swords into ploughshares is being answered in Newark, New Jersey by turning bullets into bling.</p> <p>Guns and shell casings seized by the Newark Police are being melted down and made into bracelets by a jewelry company. A portion of proceeds from each sale goes to fund gun buy-back amnesty programs in New Jersey's largest city.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/the-new-us-philanthropic-chic-bullets-bling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Jewellery Social Issues Technology Visual arts War Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:15:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736449 at http://www.globalpost.com China's metrosexual men revive luxury shopping http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/chinas-metrosexual-men-revive-luxury-shopping <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>By Yimou Lee and Farah Master</p> <p>HONG KONG/MACAU, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Let's hear it for the boys. China's fashion-forward men are snapping up Gucci and Burberry bags, driving a rebound in the luxury market months after a slow down in spending by the world's biggest luxury goods buyers spooked global investors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/chinas-metrosexual-men-revive-luxury-shopping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Culture Luxury brands Pearl River Delta Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 21:30:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736993 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Richemont points to China slowdown, spooks sector http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-2-richemont-points-china-slowdown-spooks-sector <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>* Quarterly sales up 5 pct at 2.86 bln euros</p> <p>* Reuters poll was for 7.6 pct rise to 2.89 bln euros</p> <p>* Richemont shares down 6 pct, dragging down sector (Adds comments from Montblanc CEO, analyst, details)</p> <p>By Astrid Wendlandt and Emma Thomasson</p> <p>PARIS/ZURICH Jan 21 (Reuters) - Cartier watches maker Richemont said sales growth had ground to a halt in the Asia-Pacific region, rekindling fears about a market which has been the driving force of luxury sales.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-2-richemont-points-china-slowdown-spooks-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brand management Business Culture Entertainment Goods Luxury brands Luxury good Marketing Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:45:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737136 at http://www.globalpost.com