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In Bid to Boost Its Profile, ISIS Turns to Africa’s Militants

In Bid to Boost Its Profile, ISIS Turns to Africa’s Militants

In Bid to Boost Its Profile, ISIS Turns to Africa’s Militants In Bid to Boost Its Profile, ISIS Turns to Africa’s Militants Violence by Islamist extremists in Africa reached a record high last year. Now, the Islamic State is using those attacks to project an image of strength. Source link

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Shut Out on Vaccines, Tiny San Marino Turns to Old Friend: Russia

Shut Out on Vaccines, Tiny San Marino Turns to Old Friend: Russia

Shut Out on Vaccines, Tiny San Marino Turns to Old Friend: Russia Shut Out on Vaccines, Tiny San Marino Turns to Old Friend: Russia SAN MARINO — On the ground floor of the only hospital in San Marino, a tiny, independent republic perched high above the surrounding Italian countryside, nurses prepared Covid-19 vaccine doses from glass vials labeled in Cyrillic …

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As Militants Seize Mozambique Gas Hub, a Dash for Safety Turns Deadly

As Militants Seize Mozambique Gas Hub, a Dash for Safety Turns Deadly

As Militants Seize Mozambique Gas Hub, a Dash for Safety Turns Deadly As Militants Seize Mozambique Gas Hub, a Dash for Safety Turns Deadly JOHANNESBURG — As gunshots rang out across a port town in northeastern Mozambique on Friday afternoon, nearly 200 people sheltering inside the Amarula Palma hotel confronted a devastating reality: The armed insurgents outside the hotel’s doors …

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China Turns to Elon Musk as Technology Dreams Sour

China Turns to Elon Musk as Technology Dreams Sour

China Turns to Elon Musk as Technology Dreams Sour China Turns to Elon Musk as Technology Dreams Sour China is having its techlash moment. The country’s internet giants, once celebrated as engines of economic vitality, are now scorned for exploiting user data, abusing workers and squelching innovation. Jack Ma, co-founder of the e-commerce titan Alibaba, is a fallen idol, with …

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A Women’s March in Mexico City Turns Violent, With at Least 81 Injured

A Women’s March in Mexico City Turns Violent, With at Least 81 Injured

A Women’s March in Mexico City Turns Violent, With at Least 81 Injured A Women’s March in Mexico City Turns Violent, With at Least 81 Injured MEXICO CITY — Hundreds of women marched on Mexico’s seat of government Monday, some carrying their children, others blowtorches, bats and hammers, prepared for a confrontation they hoped would force the country to tackle …

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The Louvre Turns to Merch

The Louvre Turns to Merch

The Louvre Turns to Merch The Louvre Turns to Merch PARIS — Can face masks and T-shirts save the Louvre? Probably not, but maybe they can help keep the museum’s name alive while its doors stay shut. In normal times, the Louvre is one of the most visited museums in the world: 9.6 million people walked its halls in 2019. …

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A Critic of Technology Turns Her Gaze Inward

A Critic of Technology Turns Her Gaze Inward

A Critic of Technology Turns Her Gaze Inward A Critic of Technology Turns Her Gaze Inward In the spring of 1977, when Sherry Turkle was a young professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Steve Jobs came to visit. While he toured the campus and met with her colleagues, Turkle was cleaning her apartment and worrying over the menu for …

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Serena Williams Turns Back Time at Australian Open

Serena Williams Turns Back Time at Australian Open

Serena Williams Turns Back Time at Australian Open Serena Williams Turns Back Time at Australian Open Sabalenka, a nine-time winner on the WTA Tour, and Swiatek, the reigning French Open champion, are the latest in a long string of polished phenoms threaded through Williams’s career. One of the biggest stars to emerge, Naomi Osaka, saved two match points to beat …

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What Do Lars Ulrich and A.O. Scott Have in Common? A Lot, It Turns Out

What Do Lars Ulrich and A.O. Scott Have in Common? A Lot, It Turns Out

What Do Lars Ulrich and A.O. Scott Have in Common? A Lot, It Turns Out What Do Lars Ulrich and A.O. Scott Have in Common? A Lot, It Turns Out [With a D.I.Y. sound] there wasn’t a lot of, “Oh, I’ve got to master my instrument and I’ve got to sit there and learn how to play quadruple paradiddles upside …

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How the Coronavirus Turns the Body Against Itself

How the Coronavirus Turns the Body Against Itself

How the Coronavirus Turns the Body Against Itself How the Coronavirus Turns the Body Against Itself The coronavirus can warp the body’s defenses in many ways — disarming the body’s early warning systems, for example, or causing immune cells to misfire. But a spate of new studies suggests another insidious consequence: The infection can trigger the production of antibodies that …

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