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Empathy engines, the paranormal and living vicariously | Inside Life is Strange: True Colors
Life is Strange: True Colors is 'a game about the power of empathy and the protagonist's critical journey of self-discovery'
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How a Bolivian indigenous community is struggling to survive the loss of the country's second largest lake
The lake dried up about five years ago, victim of shrinking glaciers, water diversions for farming and contamination. Ponds reappear in places during the rainy season.
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US documents hold answers to the mystery of former Japanese PM and wartime criminal Hideki Tojo's remains
The documents show the cremated ashes of Tojo, one of the masterminds of the Pearl Harbour attack, were scattered from a US Army aircraft over the Pacific Ocean about 30 miles (50 kilometres) east of Yokohama, Japan’s second-largest city, south of Tokyo.
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In Israel's mixed Jewish-Arab cities, communities find themselves on edge after war, violence
Like Jews and Arabs across the country, communities in Lod are on edge as the future of peaceful coexistence in mixed cities remains in question.
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In Syrian camp, children left with no school, no play as only education coming their way is IS propaganda
It has been more than two years that some 27,000 children have been left to languish in al-Hol camp. Most of them not yet teenagers, they are spending their childhood in a limbo of miserable conditions with no schools, no place to play or develop and seemingly no international interest in resolving their situation.
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After mainland China, Communist Party's focus now shifts to quashing Tiananmen Square tributes in Hong Kong
In Hong Kong, the recent arrests and convictions of prominent activists have had a chilling effect on those who participated in the vigil in the past.
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In photos: How Guatemalan lives are being upturned by failed immigration bids
The COVID-19 pandemic initially blunted migration to the U.S. last year, but numbers were soon on the rise again.
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Amid COVID-19 pandemic, restorers in Florence's Medici Chapel unleash grime-eating bacteria to clean Michelangelo's sculptures
Last fall, with the chapel operating on reduced hours because of COVID-19, scientists and restorers completed a secret experiment: They unleashed grime-eating bacteria on the artist’s masterpiece marbles.
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On the India-Bhutan border, an indigenous group faces extinction due to mining pollution
The entire population of one of the world’s smallest indigenous groups, the Toto, live in a village on the India-Bhutan border. They are threatened by mining, water scarcity and a blood disorder.
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World Press Photo 2021 contest winners include Mads Nissen's First Embrace, Antonio Faccilongo's Habibi
This year, the competition received 74,470 entries from 4315 photographers across the globe. The winners' list comprises 45 photographers from 28 countries, of which 35 are first-time winners.
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Amid ceasefire after 11-day war, displaced in Gaza face familiar plight
The United Nations estimates that about 1,000 homes were destroyed in the 11-day war that ended last Friday. Lynn Hastings, the UN humanitarian coordinator for the region, said hundreds of additional housing units were damaged so badly they are likely uninhabitable.
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An AD-mi-RAY-ble vision: Revisiting Satyajit Ray's foray into the advertising industry
Charting the growth of Satyajit Ray, the ad-man, Pinaki De selects five advertisements created by the filmmaking genius and analyses how Ray balanced commercial demands with his fine aesthetic sensibilities.
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Mexico City marks 500 years of Spanish siege of Tenochtitlán, the capital of Aztec Empire
It was one of the few times an organised Indigenous army under local command fought European colonisers to a standstill for months, and the final defeat helped set the template for much of the conquest and colonisation that came afterward.
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After being hit by COVID-19 crisis, fishing season offers hope to Senegal's women
In the small community of Bargny, women support their families by drying, smoking, salting and fermenting the catch brought home by male villagers.
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Livelihoods of Worli's Koli community, impacted by coastal infra projects, further battered by COVID-19 crisis
For years, artisanal Kolis at Worli have been coping with environmental and community endangerment from coastal development projects. The COVID-19 lockdown has added to the woes of the fishing community.
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Along Nepal's Kamala river, cultivation has brought both opportunities and problems for farmers
Hundreds of families are adapting to sandbank cultivation on both sides of the Kamala. The practice has appeared along a 35-kilometre stretch of the river.
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In Bosnia, Muslim miners mark Ramadan underground; pray and break fast underground
During Ramadan, observant Muslims abstain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn until sunset and Zenica coal miners are no exception. For the entire duration of the Muslim holy month, they go about their normal work routine, insisting they feel no exceptional hunger, thirst or exhaustion.
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'Eccentrics washed up here': Shabnam Minwalla’s book highlights diversity that characterises Mumbai's Colaba
Colaba’s diversity is evident in its population, ranging from its original inhabitants, the Kolis and the fishing community, to enthusiasts frequenting art galleries and libraries, and from shoppers at Colaba Causeway to the Indian Navy at Navy Nagar, and more.
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Aparna Sen and Madhabi Mukherjee on Satyajit Ray, the man, and his enduring legacy
On Satyajit Ray's 100th birth anniversary, his leading ladies Aparna Sen and Madhabi Mukherjee weigh in on the political significance of the man and his legacy, even 29 years since he breathed his last.
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Jose Gregorio Hernández, Venezuela's beloved 'doctor of the poor', to be beatified following 72-year campaign
Known as the "doctor of the poor, Hernandez is set to be beatified by the Catholic church, a step towards sainthood, on 30 April.
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World Test Championship final: Rain plays spoilsport yet again as Day 4 gets washed out with a ball bowled
Play was finally abandoned for the day at 3:00 pm (1400 GMT), with Friday's first day having suffered a similar fate.
COVID-19 deaths to be counted as such despite comorbidities, but there are exceptions: All you need to know
In its affidavit before SC on Sunday, the govt said, situations of an alternative cause of death where COVID-19 is an 'incidental finding' will not be issued a COVID-19 death certificate
BJP's Ganga Prasad Sharma, seven others join TMC; saffron party's fall in Bengal imminent, claims Mukul Roy
Sharma, BJP's Alipurduar district president, alleged that the party ignored the sentiments of grassroots workers while choosing candidates for the Assembly polls
Ghaziabad assault video: Bombay HC grants journalist Rana Ayyub 4 weeks' transit anticipatory bail
Ayyub's counsel Mihir Desai on Monday told a single bench of Justice PD Naik that the applicant was a journalist who had just forwarded the video from her Twitter handle
Explained: Proposed amendments to Cinematograph Act, which will allow re-certification of films, penalisation of piracy
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has asked the general public to send their comments on the draft Bill by 2 July.
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