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Religion
Muslims mark end of a Ramadan marred by deadly attacks
Agence France-Presse July 06, 2016
The three-day Eid al-Fitr festival traditionally means family gatherings and the exchange of gifts and sweets after a month of fasting from dawn until dusk.
Religion
Muslims mark start of Ramadan, many under cloud of war
Agence France-Presse June 06, 2016
Marking the divine revelation received by Prophet Mohammed, the month sees Muslim faithful abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and having sex from dawn to dusk.
Conflict
'Maximum state of emergency' declared in Libya's capital
Agence France-Presse March 25, 2016
Libya has had two rival administrations since mid-2014, when an armed alliance overran the capital.
Agence France-Presse
The job market for terror recruits is booming
GlobalPost March 07, 2016
And the competition for their membership is fiercer than ever.
Science
Gene holds key to (no) grey hair
Agence France-Presse March 01, 2016
Dyeing one's hair may no longer be the only option for keeping grey at bay, scientists said Tuesday in announcing the discovery of a gene that makes hair lose its luster.
Culture
The 2016 World Press Photo winners — in pictures
GlobalPost February 21, 2016
The topics range from the war in Syria to the illegal ivory trade in many parts of Africa.
Agence France-Presse
Bahrain releases US journalists after three days, but local reporters are still stuck in jail
GlobalPost February 16, 2016
Seven Bahraini journalists remain imprisoned in Bahrain.
Science
Happiness: Is it in your DNA?
Agence France-Presse January 14, 2016
Happiness is a state of mind, the gurus say. Turns out, it could be more a function of genes.
Agence France-Presse
New Year's Eve, without the letdown: Watch other people ring in 2016
GlobalPost December 31, 2015
Did your city cancel New Year's? Are you sick and staying in? You can still join the party.
Agence France-Presse
Ireland had massive prehistoric migration from Middle East, Eastern Europe
Agence France-Presse December 29, 2015
Researchers say the massive wave of prehistoric migration could explain how modern farming arrived in the region.
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