February 2019 archive

Agamemnon’ amazes audiences in Beijingmnon premiered

  The bilingual drama Agamemnon, a co-production of the National Theater Company of China a nd the National Theater of Greece, represents a refreshing innovation for Chinese theater lovers.   The play by ancient Greek tragedian Aeschylus, often called the “father of tragedy”, is the first part of his only extant tr ilogy. It is a story …

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driven breakthroughs. Although among the two, the Huawei

Mate X is more practical than Galaxy Fold because the latter is folded inward to lower the risk of br eaking apart while falling down, which is not so useful when breaking-glass insurance is popular. More importantly, the “new” foldable smartphones are hardly of any pr actical use. Of course, one can easily double the …

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Huawei strongly denies the claims and is trying har

  d to persuade the world to use its 5G technology and not cave to pressure from Washington.   ”This is not something that should be decided by politics,” Huawei’s chairman Guo Ping said on Sunday, ahead of the formal start of Mobile World Congress.   Guo said he was hoping “independent sovereign states” will make “independent decision …

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national zoo holds housewarming event at giant panda house

  WASHINGTON – The Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington DC held a housewarming event inside the giant panda house on Saturday to celebrate the completion of a new visitor exhibit.   The celebration featured frozen treats for giant pandas and red pandas, as well as interactive games and activities for visitors.   The new exhibit, according to the …

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denounced May’s “disastrous” handling of Brexit, conde

  mned the Conservative Party’s shift to the right and warned it was in danger of being taken over by extremists.   Their announcement was timed for maximum impact, dropping just before the weekly s ession of Prime Minister’s Questions. In a move freighted with symbolism, the three ex-Conservative MPs joined the eight former Labour lawmakers on …

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But dreams of a new reality for Iran screeched to a halt in

  But dreams of a new reality for Iran screeched to a halt in May 2018 when President Donald Tr ump pulled the United States out of the nuclear deal. Despite repeated certifications that Iran was sticking to its end of the bargain, Trump unleashed several rounds of stinging sanctions on the country.   The US president …

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Brexit is blowing up British politicseeks away, and still no

With Brexit day only weeks away, and still no deal in place, now might not seem the best time for British politicians to flip the table over. But this week, 11 Members of Parliament have done exactly that. On Monday, seven members of the opposition Labour Party announced tha t they were fed up of …

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hey say they were sexually abused by sts, then silence

Lucie was just 16 when she became involved with a Catholic religious community after attending a holiday camp in Switzerland. At the time, she told CNN ,she was “very, very, very alone” and looking for friends and affection. What she found at first was “really like a family ,” she said. But two years later …

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MPs Anne Coffey, Angela Smith, Chris Leslie, Mike Gapes

Luciana Berger, Gavin Shuker and Chuka Umunna announce their resignation from the La bour Party at a press conference on February 18, 2019 in London, England. Speaking to the BBC on Tuesday after Ryan’s resignation from the party, Labour MP Chris Williamson said that he had never known Labour to be “more united ” than …

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Labour won people over on a programme for the many

not the few — redistributing wealth and power, taking vital resources into public ownership, inv esting in every region and nation, and tackling climate change,” Corbyn added.In the most recent election, Ryan saw her vote share increase substantially, along with a countrywide swing towards Labo ur, though in her own election material Ryan urged voters …

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