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Maestro Mariss Jansons dies, 76

Latvian maestro Mariss Jansons, who dazzled audiences at orchestras across the world, has died at his home in Saint Petersburg where he lived after longstanding heart problems. He was 76. Jansons had been chief conductor of the Bavarian …

UAE Tycoon buys Roberto Cavalli fashion brand

Chairman of Dubai based Damac Properties Hussain Sajwani bought Italian fashion group Roberto Cavalli SpA through his private investment firm. Sajwani’s Vision Investments completed the acquisition of the Florentine …

Francophonie Weeks Festival to be held in Baku

Baku will host the next edition of Francophonie Weeks, the event uniting people speaking French, from March 30 to April 15. The embassies of France, Belgium, Costa Rica, Greece, Hungary, Morocco, Moldova, Romania, Switzerland, …

Depardieu and Kusturica plan to visit Crimea

Actor Gerard Depardieu and director Emir Kusturica plan to visit the Yalta International Economic Forum (YIEF), the co-chairman of the public organization ‘Business Russia’ and the organizing committee of the YIEF. Andrei Nazarov, …