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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been criticized for praising former South African President Nelson Mandela while morning his death, calling his life an inspiration for freedom fighters and a lesson to tyrants. 88 more words
Published time: December 07, 2013 22:36
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange waves from a window at Ecuador’s embassy in central London (Reuters/Chris Helgren)
WikiLeaks founder and journalist, Julian Assange, has marked the third year spent in detention in UK under constant threat of extradition to Sweden. 599 more words
Riot police set up metal barricades on a major thoroughfare that block protesters from reaching the district where the diplomatic mission is located.
The ruling has been met with sharp objection, from Caribbean leaders to the United Nations. 73 more words
Did you know New York City isn’t as artsy as it seems?
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New York City is home to more artists than any other U.S. city, with 140,915 people engaged in artistic professions, but with a workforce of 4.1 million people, that’s only 3.4 percent of its total workforce.