Disney's latest animation "Lightyear," which features a same-sex kiss, has been denied release in more than a dozen mainly Muslim countries.
Countries across Asia and the Middle East have refused to give Pixar's "Toy Story" spinoff a showing, in the latest development for parent company Disney as it tries to navigate differing public and political attitudes on LGBTQ issues.
A civil helicopter carrying six passengers, including four Turks, and an Italian pilot, went missing on June 10 around half an hour after it departed from the northern Italian town of Lucca, putting the Italian rescue teams on alert.
Turkish Eczacıbaşı Holding admitted that the four Turkish citizens were their employees who went to Italy to join an expo in the province of Treviso.
Award-winning Anglo-American photographer Gary Knight told BIRN that the idea for the project, which also includes a book and a series of short films, came to him in 2003 on his return from Iraq, where he had been photographing the US invasion and wondering when the conditions for peace would be met in the Middle Eastern country.
If Turkey joins Syria and Lebanon as the third narco-state in the Eastern Mediterranean, this will only compound the region’s trafficking and money laundering problems