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Madonna celebrates 58th birthday dancing in Cuba

HAVANA, Aug 16, 2016 (AFP) – Pop singer Madonna celebrated her 58th birthday Tuesday strolling and dancing in Cuba, the latest US star to visit the communist island since it restored ties with Washington last year. In a white shawl, black sunglasses and Panama hat, the singer wandered through the ...

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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard settle for divorce

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp have reached an out-of-court settlement to end their 18-month marriage LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Amber Heard and Johnny Depp have reached an out-of-court settlement to end their 18-month marriage, they said Tuesday, after the actress withdrew allegations that her husband physically abused her. Heard filed papers ...

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Justin Bieber deletes Instagram account

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – In the 1970s, an angry, maligned rock star would throw his television out of his hotel window, but Justin Bieber has gone for the millennial-style nuclear option — deleting his Instagram account. The baby-faced Canadian musician, 22, committed online hara-kiri after becoming upset by a barrage ...

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Protesters stage anti-regime rally in Bahrain

Scores of demonstrators have taken to the streets in Bahrain in a show of solidarity with political prisoners and jailed activists. On Tuesday evening, protesters staged a rally in the island of Sitra south of the capital, Manama, carrying Bahrain’s national flags as well as banners in condemnation of the ...

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Militant rocket attack kills seven civilians in Syria’s Aleppo

At least seven civilians, including two women and a child, have lost their lives in a rocket attack by foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants against a residential district in Syria’s conflict-plagued northwestern city of Aleppo. An unnamed security source said the civilians lost their lives when several rockets fired by Takfiri terrorists ...

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Thousands more get walking papers in Turkey

Keeping up its unyielding post-coup crackdown, Turkey has ordered the dismissal of more than 2,000 police officers and hundreds of members of the military as well as the employees of the BTK communication technology authority. In an official decree issued on Wednesday, the government also ruled that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...

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