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22 May 2022

Senegal mulls tossing colonial statue of ex-governor

For more than a century, the French general who shaped Senegal's former capital was hailed as a hero and a father figure, his bronze statue triumphantly standing on a square that bore his name.

22 May 2022
Senegal mulls tossing colonial statue of ex-governor
22 May 2022

Old Palestinian wound resurfaces at Israeli resort

For many Jewish Israeli visitors to Dor, a Mediterranean beach, its unremarkable parking lot is where they leave their cars on the way to the sea.

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Old Palestinian wound resurfaces at Israeli resort
22 May 2022

Tunisia's democratic experiment unravels

The last time Tunisia plunged into political crisis -- its infant democracy unravelling amid political deadlock, assassinations and mass unrest -- it fell to the country's traditional guardians to find a way forward.

22 May 2022
Tunisia's democratic experiment unravels
22 May 2022

Innocent kids pay price of Putin's war

In a suburb of Aachen, in the west of Germany, Alex Ebert, 11, was on the bus back from school, his mother said, when four boys told him that he was killing Ukrainian children.

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Innocent kids pay price of Putin's war
22 May 2022

Harnessing deadly venom to create a cure

In a small room in a building at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, the invertebrate keeper, Emma Califf, lifts up a rock in a plastic box. "This is one of our desert hairies," she said, exposing an 8-centimetre-long scorpion, its tail arched over its back. "The largest scorpion in North America."

22 May 2022
Harnessing deadly venom to create a cure
22 May 2022

A Free Diver's Training Partners: Sharks

It was another perfect February morning off the coral atoll of Tikehau, French Polynesia, when Denis Grosmaire, 44, anchored around 8 in the morning. Grosmaire, French Polynesia's deepest free diver, peered over the edge into the crystal-clear South Pacific Ocean.

22 May 2022
A Free Diver's Training Partners: Sharks