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  • Tense standoff outside US mosque over cartoon protest

    About 200 demonstrators from each group stood outside the mosque in Phoenix, Arizona, where a biker crew had said they would hold a Mohammed cartoon contest...

    Organisers of the anti-Islam protests said on their Facebook page that it was in response to a recent failed attack in Texas where two gunmen were shot dead before they could storm an event including a Mohammed cartoon drawing competition...

  • Neuroscience inspires cartoon action in Pixar’s Inside Out

    LOS ANGELES: Drawing on real neuroscience and the latest psychological research, Inside Out goes where no animated film has gone before: deep inside the workings of a young girl’s mind...

    The much anticipated Pixar release, the studio’s first in two years, bills itself as “a major emotion picture”
  • Kashmir's brutal stories get cartoon treatment

    Through sombre black and white drawings, graphic novelist Malik Sajad tells the brutal story of his native Kashmir in the 1990s, as an armed insurgency against Indian rule reached its bloody peak...

    Sajad's debut graphic novel “Munnu” is his account of growing up in the Kashmir Valley, one of the most spectacular but also most heavily militarised places on earth
  • The Peanuts Movie: classic cartoon strip gets a 21st-century revamp

    ”It was such moments of understated wisdom that ensured Schulz’s coterie of cartoon protagonists, from Charlie Brown and Snoopy to Peppermint Patty and Linus van Pelt, their status as some of the most beloved comic strip characters for more than half a century...

    The final Peanuts cartoon was published the day after Schulz died, aged 77, but old strips are still syndicated to newspapers across the world...

  • Queen Rania hits back at Charlie Hebdo cartoon of drowned boy

    AMMAN: Jordan’s Queen Rania has hit back at a cartoon in French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo depicting drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi as a grown-up committing sexual harassment in Germany...

    The cartoon shows a pervert chasing a woman, with the caption asking: “What would have become of small Aylan if he grew up?” “Someone who gropes asses in Germany,” it added, referring to the multiple acts of sexual assault blamed on...

  • Pakistan records protest with Netherlands against blasphemous cartoon competition

    The Foreign Office (FO) on Monday called the charge d'affaires of Netherlands to record protest against the "announcement by the leader of Dutch Freedom Party and Parliamentarian Geert Wilders to hold a competition of blasphemous caricatures...

    "According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office, Pakistan's Ambassador in The Hague has also been instructed "to forcefully raise the issue with the Dutch government along with Ambassadors...
  • Information minister terms cancellation of blasphemous cartoon contest an achievement for Islamabad

    Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhary on Friday termed the cancellation of an anti-Islam contest involving blasphemous caricatures in the premises of the Dutch parliament as an "achievement" for Islamabad...

    However, he made it clear that the government still believes that a strategy needs to be devised on an international level against any such attempt in the future
  • Chinese folk opera cartoon series launched

    ISLAMABAD: Three Drops of Blood, a Shaanxi Chinese folk opera cartoon series, which will be aired on PTV World from Saturday, was officially launched at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Friday evening...

    It transforms costumes and facial mark in traditional opera into cartoon images with distinct personality,” chief director of the series Bai Zhijun said, introducing the production...

  • India bids to bust citizenship law 'myths' with cartoon

    India's ruling party launched a video with animated Muslim characters on social media Monday as part of a publicity blitz to try to bust "myths" around a new citizenship law that has sparked deadly protests...

    The law has stoked concerns that Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government wants to marginalise India's Muslim minority
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