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Motown : the soul label celebrates its 60th anniversary

Motown : the soul label celebrates its 60th anniversary

Having revealed the greatest African-American singers such as Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and Michael Jackson, Motown is an emblematic figure of record companies in the musical universe of Jazz & Soul. Founded by Berry Gordy, a former line worker and Smokey Robinson in 1959, Motown (a contraction...

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The sale of elephants to zoos and parks will soon be banned

The sale of elephants to zoos and parks will soon be banned

A historic victory has just been hailed by environmentalists. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) decided on Sunday to strictly limit sales of African wild elephants to those intended to keep animals in their natural environment, an important step towards banning...

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Hong Kong : the peaceful demonstration is escalating

Hong Kong : the peaceful demonstration is escalating

Very violent clashes broke out in Hong Kong, China, and once again, the protesters managed to paralyse much of the air traffic. Insurrectionary scenes in the heart of Hong Kong Airport, China. A police officer is violently attacked by demonstrators. Stuck, the man pulled out his weapon, before apparently collapsing...

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The Hajj started on Friday for more than 2 million Muslims

The Hajj started on Friday for more than 2 million Muslims

After oil, religious tourism is the second largest source of income in Saudi Arabia, thanks in particular to the pilgrimage to Mecca, which began this Friday with more than 2 million Muslims. Mecca, a Saudi holy city, is the place where more than 2 million faithful gather each year during...

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Shooting in a mosque in Norway: one person affected, another arrested

Shooting in a mosque in Norway: one person affected, another arrested

A person was injured in a shooting in a mosque near Oslo, and a suspect arrested, announced two hours...

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In Paris, the Louvre Museum displays a full house and represses tourists

In Paris, the Louvre Museum displays a full house and represses tourists

Overcrowded with visitors, the Louvre museum displays its full capacity and refuses tourists without booking tickets. A first that...

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Scandal : In Texas, a black man held on a leash by a policeman on a horse

Scandal : In Texas, a black man held on a leash by a policeman on a horse

The chief of police of Galveston, Texas apologized yesterday, Tuesday, August 6, for the outrage caused by a photo...

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US accuses China of tampering with its currency

US accuses China of tampering with its currency

Beijing, which closely controls the yuan’s exchange rate, lowered its central rate again on Tuesday to, according to its...

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A buffalo attacks a little girl in Yellowstone Park

A buffalo attacks a little girl in Yellowstone Park

A 9-year-old girl was loaded by a buffalo in the famous Yellowstone National Park in the United States. She...

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Entries for the first-ever Africa Travel & Tourism Awards are now open

Entries for the first-ever Africa Travel & Tourism Awards are now open

The World Travel Market (WTM) has launched a call for applications for the first edition of the Africa Travel...