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Iran joins the fray of mass protests

International | The Islamic country’s government ends unrest with internet blackout
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/26/19, 12:55 pm

Full internet access slowly returned across Iran over the weekend, ending a crackdown on protests the Islamic government labeled as an enemy plot. The clashes echoed ongoing, sporadic outbursts of frustration over repressive leadership throughout the Middle East.

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Annexing Austria over lunch

Books | An example of Nazi Germany’s deceptive diplomacy in the late 1930s
by Éric Vuillard
Posted 10/26/19, 08:32 am

Translated from the French, The Order of the Day is a beautifully written short book about an ugly incident, Nazi Germany’s annexation of Austria.

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Kenyan runs marathon in under two hours

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/14/19, 11:49 am

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge set a world record but it won’t appear in the record books. The 34-year-old Kenyan completed 26.2 miles Saturday in Vienna in 1 hour and 59 minutes—the first marathon ever run under two hours.

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