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Tintin marks 90th birthday with colonial controversy

Tintin marks 90th birthday with colonial controversy

Published 10/01/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Tintin will mark his 90th birthday this year with a return to controversy as his Belgian creator’s heirs release a new edition [more…]

Ahead of Bangladesh vote, opposition says it has been silenced

Ahead of Bangladesh vote, opposition says it has been silenced

Published 28/12/2018

DHAKA/NOAKHALI, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Bangladesh has a general election this weekend, but opposition candidate Abdul Moyeen Khan says he has yet to hold a single [more…]

Audrey Geisel, widow of Dr. Seuss, dies at age 97

Audrey Geisel, widow of Dr. Seuss, dies at age 97

Published 21/12/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Audrey Geisel, the widow of beloved children’s book author Dr. Seuss and an avid promoter of his legacy, died this week [more…]

Rediscovering truth: African storytellers tap into rich tradition

Rediscovering truth: African storytellers tap into rich tradition

Published 18/12/2018

(This December 17 story corrects spelling of surname “Kamara” in eighth paragraph.) By Hereward Holland NAIROBI (Reuters) - Why don’t chickens fly? When did the [more…]

Drake and Lamar lead but women shine through in Grammy nods

Drake and Lamar lead but women shine through in Grammy nods

Published 07/12/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rappers Kendrick Lamar and Drake led Grammy Award nominations on Friday, but Cardi B, Lady Gaga, Brandi Carlile and American newcomer [more…]

Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and other Marvel superheroes, dead…

Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and other Marvel superheroes, dead…

Published 13/11/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that [more…]

Stephen Hawking’s thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million

Stephen Hawking’s thesis and wheelchair sell for $1 million

Published 09/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A motorized wheelchair used by the late British physicist Stephen Hawking sold at auction on Thursday for almost 300,000 pounds ($391,740.00) while [more…]

Reports Khashoggi’s body dissolved in acid must be investigated:…

Reports Khashoggi’s body dissolved in acid must be investigated:…

Published 05/11/2018

Saudi Arabia tells U.N. rights body that will prosecute Khashoggi murderANKARA (Reuters) - Reports that the body of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was dissolved [more…]

Outraged Hong Kong media, legal groups seek explanation of…

Outraged Hong Kong media, legal groups seek explanation of…

Published 08/10/2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Several Hong Kong media and legal groups urged the government on Monday to explain why it refused to renew a work [more…]

Economists see deeper Argentina contraction: central bank poll

Economists see deeper Argentina contraction: central bank poll

Published 05/09/2018

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Economists expect Argentina’s gross domestic product to shrink 1.9 percent this year compared to a 0.3 percent previously estimated contraction, according [more…]