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Aug 21, 2014

NYPD probes Palestinian flag unfurled on Manhattan Bridge

NYPD investigators are trying to determine who unfurled a giant Palestinian flag from the lower level of the Manhattan Bridge Wednesday evening while a pro-Palestinian march was taking place on the nearby Brooklyn Bridge. Pictures of the scene show t... #Israel #Brooklyn, NY #Brooklyn Bridge, NY #Gaza Strip

Aug 09, 2014

World War I: the war that inspired innovative art

(AP) -- In the summer of 1914, with the war in Europe just two weeks old, Henry James knew that something had been lost forever. "Black and hideous to me is the tragedy that gathers, and I'm sick beyond cure to have lived on to see it," the American ... #Europe #London #Henry James #Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Aug 22, 2014

Syrians in Turkey push for coexistence

Istanbul, Turkey - "I spent all my life waiting and dreaming of this moment of change," said Yassin al-Haj Saleh, one of Syria's most prominent writers and political dissidents. "So, when the moment came, I could not leave the country." Saleh, who ha... #Syria #Turkey #Ankara #Hafez al-Assad #Istanbul #Bashar al-Assad