‘One Piece’ returns: Iconic manga comic publishes its 100th volume
14 December 2021 | 1:19 pm
It's the world's top-selling graphic novel: the "One Piece" series of manga comics has millions of fans all over the world. Its latest volume sees the pirate Luffy return for his 100th adventure; our reporters go to find out just what it is that makes Japanese author Eiichiro Oda's creation so compelling.
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Celebrating 350 years of Paris's iconic Opera.
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The legend of Queen Moremi Ajasoro precedes her and you need not be Yoruba to have heard of the iconic queen. Famed to be one of the most heroic women that ever lived, Moremi’s selfless sacrifice helped with the preservation of the Yoruba tribe. This easily explains why 1700 years after she lived, Patty Chidiac-Mastrogiannis, and Princess Ronke Ademiluyi, the global heritage ambassador of Queen Moremi Ajasoro legacy came together to bring Moremi back to life.
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The judge says it could discourage protesters from joining in and thus infringe on the fundamental right to assembly. The ruling asked a federal court to review the decision, yet to be considered on a national level.
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French luxury giant LVMH pledged to buy US-based Tiffany in its biggest acquisition ever with a $16.2 billion price tag. LVMH owns top brands like Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Givenchy.
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Victims of alleged assault by the Police in Osun state are crying for justice as Police authority is yet to release report of its findings on the matter.
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Pioneering Nigerian drummer Tony Allen, a co-founder of the Afrobeat musical genre, died in Paris on Thursday aged 79, his manager says. Eric Trosset told NPR radio that he had died of a heart attack.
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Over one billion copies of the bi-annual Argos catalogue have been printed since its launch in 1973. At the height of its popularity, it was Europe’s most widely printed publication, only beaten by the Bible for being in homes across the UK.
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Polish artist Jerzy Kalina has unveiled an unusual sculpture of Saint John Paul II in Warsaw. Meanwhile, thieves had stolen a vial containing a few drops of the late pontiff's blood from an Italian cathedral.
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We tell you about the new edition of the comic book series "Lucky Luke", in which the famous Belgian cowboy is fighting racism. Created by the cartoonist Morris in the 1940s, for the first time in its 74-year history, French artist Achdé has introduced the book's first ever black sheriff in "A Cowboy in High Cotton", released this month. Also on the programme, we're on the set of Senegal's hit TV series "Maîtresse d'un homme marié" or "A Married Man's Mistress" - a show that tackles some subjects still considered taboo in Senegal.
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The coronavirus pandemic may have forced many of Vienna's luxury hotels to close indefinitely as global travel restrictions keep away the many millions of tourists who usually visit the Austrian capital every year. But the city's iconic Hotel Sacher is determined not to let fans of its world-famous chocolate cake, the Sachertorte, go hungry.
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Aerial images show the Highway 1 section which collapsed into the Pacific Ocean near Big Sur, California. Heavy rains caused debris flows of trees, boulders and mud that washed out a 150-foot section of the road.
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We look at reactions to a UN report's finding that French troops killed 19 civilians at a wedding in central Mali back in January. With Afghanistan's power-sharing talks set to continue, the New York Times warns it's "a half-acknowledged truth that the Taliban have the upper hand". In France, a star sports commentator is suspended over sexual harassment claims, while it's the end of an era for French editorial cartoons as icons Willem and Plantu lay down their pens. Plus, why female soldiers in Switzerland can finally stop wearing men's underwear.
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Ripple effects of the Saudi-Iran rapprochement relieve some of the tensions of the ongoing war in Yemen. However, the conflicting inter-Yemeni positions remain unresolved and continue to cost lives.
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In tonight's edition: Ethiopia takes Tigray's TPLF party off its terrorism list; Uganda's recent passing of a severe anti-LGBT bill sparks an international backlash; and Libya enjoys a resurgence of boxing.
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Meet Monica Wambui, a trailblazing cyclist who happens to be deaf. Monica has overcome poverty and a lack of appropriate cycling gear to win races. But even training for competitions can sometimes be dangerous!
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