Tour Armenia’s Enduring Soviet-Era Architecture

Tour Armenia’s Enduring Soviet-Era Architecture

From 1920 through 1991, Armenia was a part of the Soviet Union. Known mostly as the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic (in 1990 it was renamed the Republic of Armenia), it was a place where industrialization flourished, and utilitarian Soviet-style architecture...
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Dutch arrests: Bomb-making materials seized by police

Dutch arrests: Bomb-making materials seized by police

Image copyright AFPImage caption A number of homes were searched after the arrests and police found “considerable amounts” of materials for use in bomb vests A day after seven men were arrested on suspicion of planning a major attack, Dutch...
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Dutch arrests: Bomb-making materials seized by police

Dutch arrests: Bomb-making materials seized by police

Image copyright AFPImage caption A number of homes were searched after the arrests and police found “considerable amounts” of materials for use in bomb vests A day after seven men were arrested on suspicion of planning a major attack, Dutch...
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Dutch arrests: Bomb-making materials seized by police

Dutch arrests: Bomb-making materials seized by police

Image copyright AFPImage caption A number of homes were searched after the arrests and police found “considerable amounts” of materials for use in bomb vests A day after seven men were arrested on suspicion of planning a major attack, Dutch...
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Dutch arrests: Bomb-making materials seized by police

Dutch arrests: Bomb-making materials seized by police

Image copyright AFPImage caption A number of homes were searched after the arrests and police found “considerable amounts” of materials for use in bomb vests A day after seven men were arrested on suspicion of planning a major attack, Dutch...
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Doubts Mount in Botswana Over Charity’s Claim of Elephant ‘Poaching Frenzy’

Doubts Mount in Botswana Over Charity’s Claim of Elephant ‘Poaching Frenzy’

Since Mr. Khama’s term expired in April, his successor, Mokgweetsi Masisi, has opened a debate on the ban, seeking to win back alienated rural voters ahead of next year’s national elections, Mr. Somerville said. “In common with many conservation and...
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Why Germany’s Turkish community no longer feels at home

Why Germany’s Turkish community no longer feels at home

Latest update : 2018-09-28 They feel like foreigners, and German only on their ID papers: many Germans with Turkish roots say the rise of the far right has hardened attitudes towards immigrants and made racist speech more acceptable. Several studies...
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Rupee ends at 1-week high of 72.48 against US dollar

Rupee ends at 1-week high of 72.48 against US dollar

Continuing its healthy recovery momentum for the third-straight day, the rupee on September 28 gained 11 paise to end at a one-week high of 72.48 against the US dollar on sustained selling of the American currency by exporters. However, the domestic...
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Would Baseball have Become America’s National Pastime Without Baseball Cards?

Would Baseball have Become America’s National Pastime Without Baseball Cards?

Today, collectors are most likely to think of baseball cards in the context of the 1950s, when collecting was at its peak. The cards complemented a thriving game, a signature American sport that was gaining a lasting foothold on television....
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Chile abuse priest Fernando Karadima removed by Vatican

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Karadima had previously been sanctioned to a lifetime of “penance and prayer” Pope Francis has removed the priest at the centre of Chile’s clerical sex abuse scandal. In a statement, the Vatican said the p...
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