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Why Ethiopia is dealing with deadly, 'extremely brutal' civil war
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Why Ethiopia is dealing with deadly, 'extremely brutal' civil war

The fighting has already killed thousands and forced hundreds of thousands into famine-like conditions and extreme poverty, according to the UN

Elephants in Mozambique may never develop tusks due to civil war, constant poaching finds study
science

Elephants in Mozambique may never develop tusks due to civil war, constant poaching finds study

Genes are responsible for whether elephants inherit tusks from their parents, once rare occurance, it has become more common — like a rare eye colour becoming widespread.

After US drawdown, American commanders who led the war in Afghanistan reflect on mistakes, regrets
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After US drawdown, American commanders who led the war in Afghanistan reflect on mistakes, regrets

Given the results, the 20-year war in Afghanistan was not worth the cost, said Karl Eikenberry, a former commander in Afghanistan

Explainer: With US Prez Joe Biden declaring 19 June a federal holiday, understanding the significance of Juneteenth
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Explainer: With US Prez Joe Biden declaring 19 June a federal holiday, understanding the significance of Juneteenth

The vast majority of states recognise Juneteenth as a holiday or a day of recognition, like Flag Day, and most states hold celebrations. Juneteenth is a paid holiday for state employees in Texas, New York, Virginia and Washington, and hundreds of companies give workers a day off for Juneteenth.

Remembering Toni Morrison: From Beloved to Jazz and The Bluest Eye, a look at the Nobel laureate's best works
Life

Remembering Toni Morrison: From Beloved to Jazz and The Bluest Eye, a look at the Nobel laureate's best works

Morrison, who died at 88, created a lasting impact on readers as she explored the lives of African-Americans and the complexities of womanhood through her riveting, lyrical prose.

Spider-Man: Far From Home is a timely reminder of how false idols manipulate impressionable millennials
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Spider-Man: Far From Home is a timely reminder of how false idols manipulate impressionable millennials

In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Tom Holland symbolises the millennial generation that is increasingly falling prey to false heroes because of their own insecurities.

Podcast roundup: Our picks for the week, from The Last Laugh to Tides of History and The Jazz Session
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Podcast roundup: Our picks for the week, from The Last Laugh to Tides of History and The Jazz Session

Our lowdown on the best episodes from a selection of podcasts that deserve a listen this week. Ready to tune in?

Iron Man: Exploring the origins of the Armoured Avenger, and what makes the man behind the mask tick
Entertainment

Iron Man: Exploring the origins of the Armoured Avenger, and what makes the man behind the mask tick

As Iron Man, Tony Stark is a triple threat, regularly out-thinking, out-planning and out-gunning his foes to win the day.

MIT economist Abhijit Banerjee flays govt for appointing Das as RBI governor; says 'be frightened' at possible governance outcomes
Business

MIT economist Abhijit Banerjee flays govt for appointing Das as RBI governor; says 'be frightened' at possible governance outcomes

Banerjee suggested an impartial person, preferably someone from outside, should be assigned the task of going through the changes and confirming if it meets the best-accepted practices.

More than 150 killed in Islamic State attacks in Syria's Sweida; 'soldiers of the caliphate' set off blasts, shoot civilians in homes
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More than 150 killed in Islamic State attacks in Syria's Sweida; 'soldiers of the caliphate' set off blasts, shoot civilians in homes

More than 350,000 people have been killed and millions displaced since Syria's war started in 2011 with the brutal repression of anti-government protests.

Should The Incredibles, Avengers be held accountable for collateral damage caused by their adventures?
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Should The Incredibles, Avengers be held accountable for collateral damage caused by their adventures?

Should superheroes be placed under government supervision? A look a what The Incredibles, Captain America: Civil War and Batman v Superman teach us about superhero accountability.

Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena arrives in New Delhi, will attend International solar alliance
India

Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena arrives in New Delhi, will attend International solar alliance

Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena arrived in India on Saturday to attend the first conference of the founding members of the International Solar Alliance in New Delhi. He will head to Japan afterwards

Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh killed in attack after switching sides in civil war
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Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh killed in attack after switching sides in civil war

Veteran former president Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed in a roadside attack on Monday after switching sides in Yemen’s civil war.

Despite Charlottesville violence, leaders across US promise to remove Confederate monuments
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Despite Charlottesville violence, leaders across US promise to remove Confederate monuments

State and city leaders across various US southern states said this week that they would step up efforts to remove such monuments from public spaces.

South Sudan marks 6th independence day with no official celebrations amid ongoing civil war
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South Sudan marks 6th independence day with no official celebrations amid ongoing civil war

South Sudan on Sunday marked its sixth independence anniversary in muted fashion, with no official celebration as the world's newest nation reels from a brutal and destructive ongoing civil war.

Spider-Man: Homecoming's newly released video clips show fans more of Aunt May, Adrian Toomes
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Spider-Man: Homecoming's newly released video clips show fans more of Aunt May, Adrian Toomes

Here's a better glimpse at the two characters who play pivotal roles in Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Syria conflict: Bashar al-Assad leads Eid prayers outside Damascus in first appearance in an year
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Syria conflict: Bashar al-Assad leads Eid prayers outside Damascus in first appearance in an year

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad led Eid al-Fitr prayers in the central city of Hama on Sunday, appearing in public outside the capital for the first time in a year.

Syria conflict: Eight civilians including two minors killed in Raqqa bombing by US-led forces
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Syria conflict: Eight civilians including two minors killed in Raqqa bombing by US-led forces

At least eight civilians were killed in bombing by US-led international coalition forces against the Islamic State terror group in Syria's al-Raqqa province.

Yemen to investigate allegations of torture in secret prisons run by UAE-backed forces
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Yemen to investigate allegations of torture in secret prisons run by UAE-backed forces

Yemen said that it was investigating reports that forces backed by the UAE were running secret prisons in southern Yemen where detainees are subjected to torture.