Robert Mugabe resigns after 37 years as Zimbabwe’s leader

Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe’s president, ending 37-year rule.

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Employees of Cyclocity (Velib)

Employees of Cyclocity, a branch of France's advertising group JCDecaux that maintains the 'Velib' bike-sharing system, gather outside the Hotel de Ville in Paris to protest ahead of the decision of the Union Autolib' Vélib' Metropole's bidding commission to select a new provider service '315 workers unemployed'

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Bangkok nites

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Bangkok nites, a movie by  Katsuya Tomita
with Subenja Pongkorn, Sunun Phuwiset, Chutlpha Promplang.

 

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Global meat consumption

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The global demand for meat is growing, particularly in China and India, which could see an 80% boom in the meat sector by 2022 due to a new (and growing) middle class.

"Catering for this growing demand means industrialized farming methods: Animals are pumped full of growth hormones. This has terrible consequences on how animals are treated and on the health of consumers." Barbara Unmuessig, Henrich Boell foundation,meat atlas

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Sweden knock Italy out of World Cup qualifying

For the first time since 1958 and only the second time ever, the Italian national team will not qualify for the World Cup.

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Catalonia – demonstrators demanding release of jailed Catalan leaders

Jordi Cuixart, leader of Catalan group Omnium Cultural, and Jordi Sanchez, president of the Catalan National Assembly were remanded in prison last month after they were quizzed by a judge on suspicion of sedition.
Eight former members of Puigdemont's deposed Catalan government, including ex vice-president Oriol Junqueras, are also in jail awaiting trial on similar charges, after it was ruled they were too much of a flight risk to be released on bail.

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Study for Patrice Evra

Study for Patrice Evra
Former Manchester United star Evra lost his cool and punted a supporter around the side of the head.
Patrice Evra has left Marseille by mutual consent and been banned from Uefa competition for the rest of the season for kicking one of his own fans.

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The corruption of elites

The world’s biggest businesses, heads of state and global figures in politics, entertainment and sport who have sheltered their wealth in secretive tax havens are being revealed this week in a major new investigation : the paradise papers.

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Martin Shkreli : ‘prison life isn’t that bad’

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Shkreli gained notoriety in 2015 when his company obtained a manufacturing license for an anti-parasitic drug and raised the price dramatically, leading to him to be known as “the most hated man in America”.

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Gauguin -Parisian bistrot table advertising Paul exhibition in Grand Palais

Table de café avec l'affiche de l'exposition Paul Gauguin, l'alchimiste au Grand Palais à Paris.

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Gauguin rue Blanche vers décembre 1887. De gauche à droite: Arnold Koning, Emile Bernard, Vincent van Gogh, André Antoine, Félix Jobbé-Duval, Paul Gauguin.

Photography of Gauguin with possibly Van Gogh.
However, according to a photography expert at Amsterdam’s van Gogh Museum, the picture is not of the famous artist.
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Gauguin – drawing of a sitting young girl

Jeune Bretonne, assise. Paul Gauguin. Vers 1886, Bretagne. Fusain et lavis d'aquarelle sur papier vergé.

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