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Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China

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FILE PHOTO: Hong Kong actor Simon Yam speaks during a news conference to promote his movie Nightfall in Seoul September 12, 2012. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won SHANGHAI (Reuters) - An unk...

Dijon’s Masterpiece of a Museum, Brilliantly Renovated

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Exterior of the Museum of Fine Arts in Dijon, France.(Courtesy © Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon/François Jay)One of France’s oldest museums gets the makeover it deserves.These days...

Kenya opens Africa's largest wind power project

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The project was designed to boost Kenyas electricity supply by 13 percent [Thomas Mukoya/Reuters] Kenya has unveiled Africas largest wind power plant, a project aimed at reduci...
Kenya opens Africa's largest wind power project

No One Really Wants to ‘Send Her Back’

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Rep Ilhan Omar (D, Minn.) on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., July 15, 2019.(Erin Scott/Reuters)Don’t exaggerate the significance of raucous chants.The president can be very ent...

Wolf Warrior II Tells Us a Lot about China

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Rachel Prescott Smith (Celina Jade) and Leng Feng (Wu Jing) in Wolf Warrior 2The movie is a window into state propaganda — and the population’s beliefs, too.The Chinese economy is...

Why Apollo 11 Matters

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Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the American flag on the surface of the moon, July 20, 1969.(NASA)It was a Cold War victory at a moment when the country needed one.In an O...

Turkish steps up drilling activities around Cyprus

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Turkeys vice president says his country is stepping up a search for hydrocarbons off ethnically divided Cyprus with the dispatching of a survey vessel to join two drillships and an...
Turkish steps up drilling activities around Cyprus

Scenes of joy as Algeria wins Africa Cup of Nations

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Algiers, Algeria - Football-crazed Algeria burst into a paroxysm of euphoria on Friday night as the countrys national team emerged triumphant at the Africa Cup of Nations f...
Scenes of joy as Algeria wins Africa Cup of Nations

Greens senator Nick McKim deported from Manus Island

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The Greens senator Nick McKim says he was deported from Manus Island because he “simply stood on a public street and asked politely” to see conditions in a refugee and asylum seeke...

Hackers take over London police's Twitter account

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Hackers gained access to the main account for the London Metropolitan Police on Friday night and began making odd demands, taunting police and even requesting the release of a Brit...
Hackers take over London police's Twitter account

Iran says British tanker seized because of collision

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Irans seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker was allegedly due to a collision with an Iranian fishing boat, the countrys state-run IRNA news agency said Saturday.Interested in Ira...
Iran says British tanker seized because of collision

Benjamin Netanyahu becomes longest-serving Israeli PM

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Benjamin Netanyahu has become Israel‘s longest-serving prime minister, snatching the title from the country’s founding father and first leader, David Ben-Gurion.As of Saturday, the...