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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
How’s this for apocalyptic?
Abstract expressionism is no longer cutting-edge art in most places, but in one country it is enjoying a massive popular revival: Macedonia
After months in which opinion polls showed a 6-10 percent lead for the “remain” side in the referendum campaign on continued British membership of the European Union, the numbers have suddenly shifted in favor of “leave.”
When “Prime Minister” Fayez al-Sarraj of the “Government of National Accord” (GNA) arrived in Libya a month ago, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that it was “not the time for obstructionists to hold back progress.”
Today’s Hiroshima doesn’t give TV journalists a lot to work with. It’s a raucous, bustling, mid-sized Japanese city with only few reminders of its destruction by an atomic bomb in 1945
Rodrigo Duterte, who has just been elected president of the Philippines, comes across as Donald Trump on stilts.
Shortly before John Kasich dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination, leaving Donald Trump as the only candidate, the Ohio governor put up a spoof video on the internet
Property prices in central Baghdad are as high as London’s, even though Iraq’s national income is down by 70 percent since the collapse in the oil price. Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s (ISIL) bombs regularly devastate parts of the capital, and still the real estate market booms
If you spend a lot of time talking to scientists about climate change, there’s one word you’ll hear time and time again, and yet it’s hardly ever mentioned in the public discussion of climate change. The word is “non-linear.”
A recent headline in leading French newspaper Le Monde said it all: “Migrants, the Euro, Brexit: The European Union is mortal.” And it’s true. The EU could actually collapse over these three threats.
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