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Alice still shapeshifting 150 years after Wonderland

London (AFP) – A century and a half after first being published, the surreal classic “Alice s Adventures in Wonderland” still fascinates readers and inspires artists with its eerie and iconic fantasy world. An exhibition in the British Library traces how the story and its characters quickly took on a life ...

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Afridi becomes highest wicket-taker in T20 internationals

DUBAI (Web Desk) – The superstar of national cricket team and captain of the Twenty20 team Shahid Afridi has named another big record of grabbing most T20 international wickets after the recent England and Pakistan match played in Dubai. England who had not only won the second T20 but had ...

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Air pollution in China capital hits hazardous levels

Air pollution has reached hazardous levels in the Chinese capital, Beijing, with authorities advising citizens to stay indoors. On Saturday, the level of the poisonous, tiny articles of PM2.5 was at 391 micrograms per cubic meter, according to the US Embassy’s monitoring station in Beijing. This is while the World ...

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Bahraini protesters hold fresh anti-regime rallies

Protesters in Bahrain have staged rallies across the kingdom to demand the release of all political prisoners and the implementation of reforms. The demonstrations were held in the capital Manama and some other cities and villages after Friday prayers. Condemning the regime’s harsh crackdown on dissent, the protesters insisted on ...

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Israel troops injure 82 more Palestinians in W Bank, Gaza

At least 82 Palestinians have sustained gunshot wounds during new clashes between Israeli military forces and Palestinian protesters in the occupied West Bank as well as the blockaded Gaza Strip. Gaza’s Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said a total of 16 Palestinians were shot by live rounds, while at least ...

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HRW slams Saudi’s killing of civilians in Yemen

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has slammed Saudi Arabia’s targeting of civilians in Yemen, saying the kingdom and its supporters in the West have failed to provide answers over the killing of civilians in the impoverished country. In a 73-page report issued on Friday, the HRW said Saudi fighter jets carried ...

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Israel to open ‘permanent mission’ in UAE

Israel is set to open a “permanent mission” in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) despite the ostensible, traditional Arab-Israeli conflict. On Friday, Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said Tel Aviv will “soon” open the mission in Abu Dhabi, which is to operate as part of the International Renewable Energy ...

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