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In Senegal, Spurred by Tragedy to a Life of Empowerment

In Senegal, Spurred by Tragedy to a Life of Empowerment

In Senegal, Spurred by Tragedy to a Life of Empowerment In Senegal, Spurred by Tragedy to a Life of Empowerment THIAROYE-SUR-MER, Senegal — Sometimes when she’s alone and looking at the sea, Yayi Bayam Diouf imagines the silhouette of her son passing over the waters offshore. Not usually the sentimental type, she softens when asked about the personal tragedy that …

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Pandemic Love: Couples Who Found Romance in a Year of Tragedy

Pandemic Love: Couples Who Found Romance in a Year of Tragedy

Pandemic Love: Couples Who Found Romance in a Year of Tragedy Pandemic Love: Couples Who Found Romance in a Year of Tragedy The last time anyone celebrated Valentine’s Day, most of the world was carrying on as in any other year: Couples met at movie theaters, bars were full of dates and restaurants were brimming with lovers sharing candlelit dinners. …

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How Beijing Turned China’s Covid-19 Tragedy to Its Advantage

How Beijing Turned China’s Covid-19 Tragedy to Its Advantage

How Beijing Turned China’s Covid-19 Tragedy to Its Advantage How Beijing Turned China’s Covid-19 Tragedy to Its Advantage No publisher is willing or able to publish her works in China. The social media posts and articles that support her are often censored. A few people who spoke up for her publicly were punished, including a literature professor in Wuhan who …

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From Kobe to LeBron: Tragedy and Triumph in the N.B.A.

From Kobe to LeBron: Tragedy and Triumph in the N.B.A.

From Kobe to LeBron: Tragedy and Triumph in the N.B.A. From Kobe to LeBron: Tragedy and Triumph in the N.B.A. Stein: I know Bucks fans are upset, but I don’t think the league’s decision to strip their team of a second-round pick in 2022 in the wake of Milwaukee’s failed attempt to court Bogdan Bogdanovic is such a mystery. For …

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Violent Tragedy Upends a Bible Belt Town in This Brisk Novel

Violent Tragedy Upends a Bible Belt Town in This Brisk Novel

Violent Tragedy Upends a Bible Belt Town in This Brisk Novel Violent Tragedy Upends a Bible Belt Town in This Brisk Novel THE ANCIENT HOURSBy Michael Bible The danse macabre between religion and violence has long been a cultural fixture in the South, brilliantly evoked by Flannery O’Connor, a Catholic unmoored among evangelical Georgians, in stories like “Good Country People” …

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After Nagorno-Karabakh War, Trauma, Tragedy and Devastation

After Nagorno-Karabakh War, Trauma, Tragedy and Devastation

After Nagorno-Karabakh War, Trauma, Tragedy and Devastation After Nagorno-Karabakh War, Trauma, Tragedy and Devastation For Armenians uprooted from their homes, and for Azerbaijanis returning to uninhabitable towns, “It’s going to be very hard to forgive.” By Carlotta Gall and Anton Troianovski Photographs by Mauricio Lima and Ivor Prickett FIZULI, Azerbaijan — Venturing into territory that Azerbaijan recently recaptured from Armenia …

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The Lost Days That Made Bergamo a Coronavirus Tragedy

The Lost Days That Made Bergamo a Coronavirus Tragedy

The Lost Days That Made Bergamo a Coronavirus Tragedy The Lost Days That Made Bergamo a Coronavirus Tragedy Mr. Conte’s office replied, according to correspondence seen by The Times, that there would be a ministerial-level meeting on Saturday, two days later, and that no decision would come before then. By March 6, law enforcement had begun setting up at the …

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Layers of Tragedy, in a Cemetery and in the Mountains

Layers of Tragedy, in a Cemetery and in the Mountains

Layers of Tragedy, in a Cemetery and in the Mountains Layers of Tragedy, in a Cemetery and in the Mountains KELBAJAR, Azerbaijan — It’s the little things that stick with you. The men extracting the engine from a junked car on the side of the road. The passing truck filled with a living room’s worth of red upholstered furniture. The …

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Despite Crises, India Fixes Its Gaze on a Bollywood Tragedy

Despite Crises, India Fixes Its Gaze on a Bollywood Tragedy

Despite Crises, India Fixes Its Gaze on a Bollywood Tragedy Despite Crises, India Fixes Its Gaze on a Bollywood Tragedy NEW DELHI — A rising young movie star meets a tragic end. His family blames his death on his glamorous girlfriend. As she sits in jail, her friends proclaiming her innocence, the police hint at a shadowy network of money …

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‘Song Without a Name’ Review: A Tragedy in the Peruvian Hillside

‘Song Without a Name’ Review: A Tragedy in the Peruvian Hillside

‘Song Without a Name’ Review: A Tragedy in the Peruvian Hillside ‘Song Without a Name’ Review: A Tragedy in the Peruvian Hillside The Peruvian film “Song Without a Name” sets a dramatic mood with gorgeous black-and-white photography and an original guitar score. The story, loosely based on true events, begins in 1988 with Georgina (Pamela Mendoza), a Quechua woman who …

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