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Indian with 500 tattoos wants his ‘dead body’ displayed in museum

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Even before 74-year-old Indian Har Parkash Rishi became famous for his tattoos, he had already set ......

Tattoo lands Iranian actress in feminism controversy

Wednesday, 01 June 2016

A popular Iranian actress has found herself at the centre of a dispute over feminism in the Islamic ......

From cars to bags, artist brightens up Gaza streets with calligraphy

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

With a thick black marker pen in hand, Palestinian graffiti artist Belal Khaled carefully draws an ......

Oops! This man’s Hebrew tattoo doesn’t mean what he thinks

Saturday, 16 May 2015

The latest victim of misunderstood tattoos is an Arkansas man whose bold arm tattoo doesn’t ......

Inked and irked: Apple Watch users report tattoo problems

Saturday, 02 May 2015

It's an annoying problem for the unlucky few: the Apple Watch's heart rate monitor and even some ......

Egypt tattoo artists meet in Cairo, aim to break taboos

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

In Egypt, where tattoos are widely considered taboo, organizers have held a convention to challenge ......

Twitter mocks rapper Lil Wayne’s new Arabic tattoo

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

American rapper Lil Wayne has decided to get some new ink on his face: this time, in Arabic. ......

Skin sin? Tattoos embody ‘social revolution’ in Afghanistan

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Exposure to Western culture since 2001 has transformed Afghanistan's previously isolated society, ......

Turkey bans tattoos, piercings in schools

Sunday, 28 September 2014

Turkey's Islamic-rooted government has banned pupils from wearing tattoos or body piercings in ......

Sri Lanka detains British tourist over Buddha tattoo

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Sri Lanka has detained a female British tourist for having a Buddha tattoo on her right arm and ......

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