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Nobel Peace Prize for work to prevent 'catastrophic' nuclear weapons - 10/08/2017

OSLO, Lennart Simonsson and Ella Joyner (dpa) - An anti-nuclear weapons campaign group that highlighted "the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons" was named the...

'Assassin's Creed' heading for Egypt to reignite gamers - 06/13/2017

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES, Glenn Chapman- Ubisoft's blockbuster "Assassin's Creed" video game is heading for Egypt, taking the serial's storyline back to an ancient world and overhauling play to...

Beyond kebabs: Turkish cuisine seeks place at the table - 06/05/2017

ISTANBUL, TURKEY, Fulya Ozerkan- In a bid to banish stereotypes of late-night greasy fast food, Turkish chefs are trying to burnish their image by showcasing the culinary riches the country has to...

Up on the roof, revamping Istanbul's Grand Bazaar - 03/14/2017

ISTANBUL, TURKEY, Fulya Ozerkan- Atop Istanbul's iconic Grand Bazaar -- the scene of a high-speed motorbike chase in the 2012 James Bond film "Skyfall" -- a full force drive to revamp it has begun....

Famed London club Fabric reopens after drugs deaths - 01/07/2017

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM- Legendary London nightclub Fabric, which closed in September following the drugs death of two teenagers, reopened on Friday with new, tougher security measures. Globally...

'Dollywood' theme park at risk as wildfires rage in southern US - 11/29/2016

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES- Wildfires raging across the US southeast bore down Tuesday on Dollywood, the glitzy theme park founded by country music legend Dolly Parton, who said she was "heartbroken"...

'We are not killers': Clowns counter creepy fad - 10/20/2016

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO, David Santa Cruz- Clowns from across Latin America meeting at an annual convention this week in Mexico City took a break from comedy to deliver a serious message: "We are clowns,...

London mayor defends famed club Fabric's closure over drugs - 09/08/2016

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM- London's mayor threw his support behind DJs and ravers on Wednesday by criticising the closure of the city's famed Fabric nightclub, after its licence was revoked following...

Pokemon Go unleashes legions of monster hunters - 07/14/2016

SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES, Glenn Chapman- Roland James Rodas sprang from bed near midnight to race outside and catch a nocturnal Pokemon. Edith Duro interrupted dinner to pursue a nearby creature....

Goldfish submarines and musical cats at Tokyo toy show - 06/11/2016

TOKYO, JAPAN- Is your life lacking a mini-submarine for your goldfish tank? Or do you really need some musical cats to brighten your day? Never fear, Japan has just the thing. The Tokyo Toy Show...
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