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Perhaps clowns aren't the most obvious warriors for social justice, but the canivalesque has always been part of public folk culture.
I look at my house, damaged when a neighbour’s house collapsed on to it, and I wonder: will any of this be rebuilt?
Prominent writers have chosen to boycott a PEN gala in honour of Charlie Hebdo. But are they in any position to pass judgement?
“A revolution is basically a human change, not a political one,” he says. “People are no longer the Egyptians they were under Mubarak.”
What do other countries make of Britain's elections? They're even less interested than you are.
It is now estimated that the death toll could reach ten thousand.
Violence, looting, and several fires followed Freddie Gray's funeral, the 25-year-old African-American man who died after being illegally arrested.
French ambassador Sylvia Bermann gives the final word on Sturgeon's alleged support of the Tories.
Perhaps the most difficult word to pronounce aloud in the Turkish language is “soykirim” – genocide.
The global activity around the Armenian genocide centenary is unprecedented – reality TV stars, western lawyers, Turkish intellectuals, metalheads and the Pope have all spoken out. But has this brought international recognition any closer?
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