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Arabic Film on Bedouin Women Film Takes Israel's Top Prize, en Route to Oscars - Culture - Haaretz

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haaretz.com - For the first time, Israel has selected a film entirely in Arabic to represent the country at the Academy Awards. “Sand Storm” won six Ophir Awards — Israel’s equivalent of the Oscars given out by ...

Professor Hawkin warns the planet to not answer any signal from aliens

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mirror.co.uk - Humans should be extremely wary about answering any signals from an aliens civilization. That's the stark warning from Professor Stephen Hawking who fears extraterrestrials would quickly conquer ou...

ISIS' Scorched Earth: Visual Confirmation of Destruction in the Shaer Field - bellingcat

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bellingcat.com - Satellite photography made available to Bellingcat courtesy of Planet confirms that parts of the Shaer gas field in Syria’s eastern Homs governorate were indeed destroyed by the Islamic State as su...

Tunisie : qui est Sayida Ounissi, secrétaire d'État à seulement 29 ans et figure du néo-islamisme ? - JeuneAfrique.com

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jeuneafrique.com - Jeune, francophone, féministe, la nouvelle secrétaire d’État à la Formation professionnelle est l’une des figures les plus originales de la génération montante d’Ennahdha. Portrait. Elle avait prév...

Britain's Prince William and Kate due in Canada for eight-day trip

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france24.com - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate were due to arrive in British Columbia Saturday for an eight-day trip during which they will view spectacular nature sites and meet with refugees and indi...

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Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn wins landslide victory

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theguardian.com - Jeremy Corbyn has swept to victory in the Labour leadership election, securing 62% of the vote to see off his rival Owen Smith. The result was announced in Liverpool, where the party’s members and ...

Poles Dress in Black to Protest Legislation That Would Mean a Near Total Ban on Abortions · Global Voices

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globalvoices.org - The hashtag #czarnyprotest (“BlackProtest”) is trending in Poland today, as thousands of people share photos of themselves dressed in black to protest against legislation that would criminalize alm...

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The Smithsonian's African American museum – a monument to respectability politics

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theguardian.com - In many ways, the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is a soaring success. Somewhere between a decade and a century in the making (the project formally began 11...

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WikiLeaks offers award for #LabourLeaks

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Proving It Pays to Invest in Women and Girls – Women & Girls Hub

newsdeeply.com - As world leaders gather in New York for the U.N. General Assembly, Katja Iversen, president and CEO of Women Deliver, says that gender should be at the forefront of the development conversation. On...

Sweden Democrat aide resigns over Russia deal

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