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May 16, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
American journalist and author Tom Wolfe has died at the age of 87. Wolfe, an influential member of the New Journalism movement, became well known with the release of "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test" in 1968. Two of his books were made into blockbuster movies: "The Right Stuff" and "The Bonfire of the Vanities."

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May 14, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
On 14 May 1948, the British Mandate of Palestine ended and the Israeli state was officially proclaimed by David Ben Gurion. The planned independent Arab state, which was voted for by the UN, was not established at the same time leading to many Arab citizens of Palestine to leave. Neighboring states also did not officially recognize the new Jewish state and so began the Arab-Israeli War in 1948.

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May 1, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
In May 1968, student anger in France quickly spread to the working class and led to general strikes and protests against capitalism, consumerism, traditions and De Gaulle’s government. These events can also be seen as the starting point of the post-modern era in France.

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Apr 24, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
On April 19, Raul Castro, 86, shall hand power over to 57-year-old Miguel Diaz-Canel. For the first time since almost sixty years, the country will no longer be headed by a Castro.
What will be M. Díaz-Canel's latitude to change things in modern Cuba ? Analysts are wandering as Raúl Castro is expected to continue to be of considerable influence on state policy even after stepping down as president.
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Apr 24, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
Barbara Bush, wife of President George H.W. Bush and mother of President George W. Bush, has died at the age of 92.

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Apr 17, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
The Syrian civil war began in early spring 2011 in the southern city of Deraa, where pro-democracy uprisings erupted against Bashar al-Assad government. The violent response led to an armed rebellion by various Islamist, nationalist and secular groups opposed to Assad.
In those years, the conflict has caused large-scale death and destruction making it the largest and most complex humanitarian crisis... More...
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Apr 10, 2018
by Ian Berry
Ian Berry, a local to Salisbury has been documenting this city of history and culture for many years. Famous for its Magna Carta, cathedral and promoting the arts, the city has now found itself in the middle of an international spy scandal. Life continues as usual for the locals while the Skripals recover and debate continues about Russia's involvement. Authorities are now saying that the popular travel... More...
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