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Watch: One-on-one with Roger Waters

An interesting interview with Roger Waters, late of Pink Floyd talking about politics, foreign policy, music, and his latest tour, “This is Not a Drill” – which he…

Watch: Ukraine: The Seeds of War (AJE)

An unsettling and detailed documentary describing the many events over the past decade that led to the Russian invasion of Ukraine 11 April 2022 | James Porteous |…

Photos: Tom Stoddart’s career in pictures

For four decades, photojournalist Tom Stoddart covered Lebanon, apartheid’s end, the Berlin Wall, Sarajevo, Gulf Wars… He worked in B&W throughout his career. Photo: The first section of…

Saudi Arabia’s desert camel carvings dated to around 7,000 years ago

Photo: (AFP/Hassan Ammar) 19 September 2021 | KELLY MACNAMARA | AFP via Jakarta Post Life-sized carvings of camels and horses hewn into rock faces in Saudi Arabia could…

Watch: The Fall of Saigon (1975)

In the decades to come, The Fall of Kabul may be remembered for being little more than manifestly different from The Fall of Saigon. But is it? Photo:…

It’s time for Sirhan Sirhan to go free

Photo: Sirhan Sirhan, left, reacts alongside his attorney William Pepper, as he is denied parole, at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility in San Diego, 10 February 2016. Gregory BullAP…

100 years after forced removal, Nez Perce people celebrate reclaimed land

Photo: Members of the Nez Perce Tribe ride to Am’sáaxpa or “the place of boulders,” to bless the ancestral land they reclaimed. In direct violation of the 1855…

Egypt finds ancient military vessel, Greek graves in sunken city

Photo: A diver examines the remains of an ancient military vessel discovered in the Mediterranean sunken city of Thonis-Heracleion off the coast of Alexandria, Egypt, in this handout…

Backstory: The UK’s Troubles ‘Amnesty’

A series of articles discussing what some are calling the UK’s “de facto amnesty” for those involved in Troubles-related killings. Northern Secretary says proposals are ‘painful recognition of…

Study reconstructing Da Vinci’s genealogical profile finds 14 living relatives

Photo: A person looks at an electronic display of The Vitruvian Man 1490, a drawing by Leonardo da Vinci. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo Researchers hope to understand genius of…

V&A ‘Epic Iran’ puts 5,000 years of artefacts on display

Photo: A V&A employee looks at colour images projected onto casts on loan from the British Museum, based on originals from the Palace of Darius, on display at…

‘War lawyers’ decide who lives and who dies in modern war zones

War lawyer: I am being asked by the commander whether he may legally kill these humans. I am the judge — he the jury and executioner 12 May…

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