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Nancy Hatch Dupree ‘Grandmother of Afghanistan’ dies in Kabul

Nancy Hatch Dupree, a historian from the United States who helped set up the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University, has died in the country whose culture she worked for more than five decades to preserve, the university said on Sunday. Dupree arrived in Kabul in 1962 as a diplomat’s wife …

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Two-Headed Rattlesnake Found Near Arkansas Home

Such a snake is not quite as uncommon as some might think.

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George Clooney Has Some Harsh Words For 'Failed Screenwriter' Steve Bannon

It’s no secret that George Clooney isn’t a fan of former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon (or of President Donald Trump, for that matter).

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Capacity cuts in China fuel a commodity rally and a debate

STEEL ran in Zhang Cheng’s family for three generations. His grandfather mined iron ore. His father got a job in the big state-owned steel mill just outside Jinan, capital of Shandong province. His mother worked in the on-site hospital. And Mr Zhang went to the mill-run school, graduating to a …

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Why are investors so relaxed about the tensions in Korea?

A ROGUE state has tested what may be a hydrogen bomb and has sent a missile over the territory of a neighbouring country. The American president has promised “fire and fury” if threats continue. The Security Council of the United Nations has been locked in debate. This sounds like the …

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