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50 killed at Las Vegas concert in deadliest US shooting

50 killed at Las Vegas concert in deadliest US shooting Mon, 02 Oct, 2017

A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 others when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas Sunday in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.
Germany celebrates first gay marriages

Germany celebrates first gay marriages Sun, 01 Oct, 2017

Germany celebrates its first gay marriages Sunday as same-sex unions become legal after decades of struggle, but campaigners say the battle for equal rights isn't over yet.
Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for first time

Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for first time Sat, 13 May, 2017

Portugal's Salvador Sobral won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest performing a jazz-style ballad written by sister Luisa, beating second-place Bulgaria.
'Moonlight' takes best picture Oscar after stunning mix-up

'Moonlight' takes best picture Oscar after stunning mix-up Mon, 27 Feb, 2017

Coming-of-age drama "Moonlight" won the best picture Oscar on Sunday, but not before the film industry's biggest night was marred by one of the worst fiascos in its history, as "La La Land" was mistakenly handed the award first.
Croatians protest over gay club tear gas attack

Croatians protest over gay club tear gas attack Mon, 13 Feb, 2017

Some 1,000 people protested in Zagreb on Monday calling for tolerance after unknown attackers released tear gas in a nightclub hosting a gay party at the weekend.
Trump denounces Streep as 'overrated Clinton flunky'

Trump denounces Streep as 'overrated Clinton flunky' Mon, 09 Jan, 2017

Donald Trump took on one of the Hollywood greats Monday, accusing Meryl Streep of being an overrated actress and a Hillary Clinton "flunky" after the multiple Oscar winner tore into him at an awards ceremony.
World celebrations ring in New Year 2017

World celebrations ring in New Year 2017 Sun, 01 Jan, 2017

Much of the globe celebrated the beginning of 2017 with fireworks, parties and other festivities, though many were somber in reflecting on the politics and popular culture of the past tumultuous year.
India's Supreme Court orders cinemas to play national anthem

India's Supreme Court orders cinemas to play national anthem Wed, 30 Nov, 2016

Indian cinemas must play the national anthem before screening a film and the audience must stand and listen, the country's Supreme Court said on Wednesday in a ruling echoing growing nationalist sentiment under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
US songwriter Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize

US songwriter Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize Thu, 13 Oct, 2016

American music legend Bob Dylan on Thursday won the Nobel Literature Prize, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award and an announcement that stunned prize watchers.
Pakistan bans Bollywood films as Kashmir tensions rise

Pakistan bans Bollywood films as Kashmir tensions rise Sat, 01 Oct, 2016

Indian films have been banned in cinemas across Pakistan as tensions between Islamabad and nuclear-armed rivals New Delhi over recent scuffles in the disputed Kashmir region spilled into the world of Bollywood and celebrity.
Nepal criticized for not stopping child marriages

Nepal criticized for not stopping child marriages Thu, 08 Sep, 2016

Traditional practices, poverty, last year's massive earthquake and Nepal's ongoing political instability mean child marriages remain a serious problem in the country, where 10 percent of the girls marry before they are 15, even though the government says it is making progress to combat the problem, rights groups say.
Pope declares Mother Teresa a saint

Pope declares Mother Teresa a saint Sun, 04 Sep, 2016

Mother Teresa, the nun whose work with the dying and destitute of Kolkata made her a global icon of Christian charity, was made a saint on Sunday.
Moroccan Olympic boxer held over alleged sex attacks

Moroccan Olympic boxer held over alleged sex attacks Fri, 05 Aug, 2016

Brazilian police arrested a Moroccan Olympic boxer on Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting two female cleaners in the athletes' village in Rio de Janeiro.
Syrian refugee crowned German 'wine queen'

Syrian refugee crowned German 'wine queen' Thu, 04 Aug, 2016

A 26-year-old Syrian student has become the first refugee to be crowned queen of one of Germany's wine-making regions.
Brother of murdered Pakistan social media star arrested

Brother of murdered Pakistan social media star arrested Sun, 17 Jul, 2016

The brother of a controversial Pakistani social media star has been arrested for her murder, confessing he strangled Qandeel Baloch for "honour", police said Sunday.

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Bosnian Croat Slobodan Praljak dies on drinking poison

A convicted war criminal from Croatia swallowed what he said was poison and died Wednesday after a United Nations court in the Netherlands upheld his ...

Barcelona terror attack

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Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a ...

Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

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Is Lenin still In? The 100 years after the October Revolution

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution of October 1917. As we in the United States try to imagine a revolutionary opposition ...

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