Belly dancers in Egypt, homophobia in Mali, and sex ed in India
By France 24
13 March 2018 | 11:43 am
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28 Aug 2019
Thailand's palace website crashed on Monday after it released unprecedented pictures of the king's consort in a fighter jet, wearing a crop top and dressed in combat fatigues with him and the royal poodle.
19 Sep 2019
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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YouTube has imposed a ban on "maliciously insulting" videos on their site.
21 Mar 2020
Before and after satellite images and still photographs of landmarks worldwide show the impact coronavirus is having around the globe.
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The non-profit Sesame Workshop aims to "provide families with the tools they need to build racial literacy."
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China's National Space Administration (CNSA) on Sunday released new images from its Tianwen-1 Mars probe. The footage shows the rover opening a parachute and descending to the Martian surface, and its rover Zhurong driving away from its landing platform and moving over the surface of the Red Planet. The launch on July 2020 of the Tianwen-1 Mars probe, which carried the Zhurong rover, marked a major milestone in China's space programme. In the future, the rover will continue to carry out movement, perception, and scientific exploration of Mars, the China National Space Administration (CNSA).
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A French court has handed down suspended prison sentences of between four to six months to 11 people who were found guilty of harassing a teen online over her anti-Islam videos on social media. The prosecutions came after the teen, known as Mila, was forced to change schools and accept police protection due to threats to her life. "We won and we'll win again," Mila said as she left the courtroom.
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