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The secret lives of Cannes’ Instagram queens

With 13 million followers apiece, supermodels Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski rank as the true Instagram queens of Cannes CANNES (France): They dress like celebrities...

Bordeaux pins hopes for ravaged vineyards on June bloom

The bitter cold struck twice within a week last month, ravaging the fragile shoots and buds that had emerged prematurely following mild temperatures in...

Bangladesh removes ‘Greek’ statue after Islamists’ protests

Protesters wanted the statue of the robe-clad, blindfolded woman holding scales, destroyed and replaced with a Koran, despite Bangladesh's secular constitution DHAKA (Bangladesh): Bangladesh Friday...

Seoul approves civilian contact with N Korea

The Unification Ministry gave the green light to a request by the Korean Sharing Movement SEOUL (South Korea): South Korea on Friday authorised a civilian...

From coal miner to writer of China’s hit TV show

Zhou Meisen is a celebrated 61-year-old novelist and screenwriter who has captivated Chinese audiences with 'In the Name of the People' BEIJING (China): In the...