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Is Robin Hood a true story? How monk became a pirate and inspired legend of Robin Hood

The enigmatic Black Monk is mentioned in one of these medieval stories. Black Monk is a nobleman who lives on…

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What was the Paris commune? one of the largest socialist uprisings

Following the failure of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871, France was confronted with one of the most massive revolutions in…

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Africa

French and Germans called to leave Ethiopia without delay

France and Germany have urged their citizens to flee Ethiopia, where combat between the Ethiopian army and rebels in Tigray…

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Africa

After Israel, Turkey, United States, and France arms Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco has received a batch of military vehicles from the French manufacturer Arquus, completing the order for…

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History

5 stories of how the small and the poor defeated the big and the rich

War is the most reliable companion along the entire path of humankind. It never stops: even after such grandiose events…

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History

7 most destructive volcanic eruptions in human history

Mount Tambora erupted in 1815 on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa. Historians believe it was the deadliest known direct impact…

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Health

Who is the hungriest person in the world? The greatest glutton in history

Many of us love to eat; some need to eat more than usual due to accelerated metabolism, a distended stomach,

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History

An unusual underwater “museum” with huge stone heads in Cannes

Any unsuspecting swimmer diving off the coast of Cannes in France might think they have stumbled upon some ancient civilization…

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History

The beautiful story of an abandoned lighthouse at the end of the Earth inspired Jules Verne and beckoned explorer

There’s a lonely abandoned lighthouse on a remote island at the very edge of the world, in a place called…

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Africa

Malian Prime Minister accuses France of training terrorists

According to Prime Minister Choguel Kokalla Maga, France trains terrorists in an enclave in eastern Mali. The rivalry between Paris…

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Africa

Russian armies in Mali? How a hijacked 2015 photo caused chaos

A Facebook page has used a photo of white men lined up in military gear with their heads turned to…

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Africa

Paris rejects accusations of ‘abandoning’ Mali

On Monday, France rejected the accusations of ‘abandonment’ and of ‘unilateral’ announcement of the withdrawal of its troops made by…

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