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- The Punch
MORE than two centuries after the obnoxious trade in human beings was officially abolished in the British Empire in 1807, many who believe slavery no longer exists beyond the history books will be shocked by reports that it is thriving in different forms in practically every country of the world. 950 more words
December 2, 2013 • 6:48AM
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Demonstrators this afternoon surged into Kiev’s Independence Square (Maidan Nezalezhnesti) and the central street, Kreshchatyk, despite a municipal court’s ban on all public rallies until Christmas, January 7. 504 more words
For enthusiasts of beautiful furniture, this week Sotheby’s auction features some of the most celebrated pieces of ANGLO-INDIAN CARVED AND PARCEL-GILT IVORY furniture ever made in India. 132 more words