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Scottiish voters unsupportive of second referendum

Most Scottish voters do not wish another referendum on independence from the United Kingdom and support for secession itself enfeebled, according to a Kantar survey. 87 more words

Europe

Japan Needs EU As Security Partner

During his visit to France, Germany, Italy and Belgium in March, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tried hard to explore ways for striking a trade deal with the European Union (EU). 439 more words

China

Terracotta neck-amphora (storage jar)

Working Title/Artist: Corinthian neck amphora Department: Greek & Roman Art Culture/Period/Location: HB/TOA Date Code: Working Date: mma digital photo #DP109236

Working Title/Artist: Corinthian neck amphora Department: Greek & Roman Art Culture/Period/Location: HB/TOA Date Code: Working Date: alt view 1 mma digital photo #DP110062… 95 more words

Portrait of Madeleine Castaing

Artist: Chaim Soutine (French (born Lithuania), Smilovitchi 1893–1943 Paris)

Date: ca. 1929

Medium: Oil on canvas

Soutine met the successful Parisian interior decorator and antiquarian Madeleine Castaing (1894-1992) in 1920. 46 more words

From aspiring stylist to extremist widow: one woman’s Syria story

By AFP – Apr 24,2017 – JORDAN TIMES

Twenty-three-year old Islam Maytat from Morocco poses for a photo with her children Maria (left) and Abdullah in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli in northern Syria on April 13, after she escaped from the Daesh group territory following three traumatic years living in the group’s so-called ‘caliphate’ (AFP photo) 145 more words

The Muslim Times

Terrorism for financial gain is a real threat – but it's also nothing we haven't seen before

Relying on the stock market to react rationally to a terrorist attacks is hardly a sound investment strategy. Borussia Dortmund shares actually rose the day after the attack… 124 more words

The Muslim Times

France (Part 4 - Lyon) - Dec '16

Lyon was more like the rest stop for our journey from Paris (France) to Geneva (Switzerland). Though the 3rd largest city in France, Lyon preserves a unique culture and lifestyle. 232 more words

Wanderlust