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Jun 12, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
The 21st FIFA World Cup will take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018. This will be the first ever World Cup to be held in Eastern Europe. FIFA has created the FIFA Fan Fest to allow fans from all over the world to share and celebrate their love for football together. It will take place in each Russian host cities. The security threat issue has been raised after fights between hooligans during... More...
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Jun 5, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
On June 5, 1968 US Senator and Presidential Candidate Robert F Kennedy was fatally wounded following a speech he'd given to supporters in Los Angeles. His death was another great blow to the Kennedy family, his brother Joseph having been killed during WWII and JFK killed by an assassin in 1963. But many would say that the progressive Democratic movement in the United States suffered the most.
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May 29, 2018
by Jerome Sessini
On the afternoon of July 17th 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disintegrated over eastern Ukraine resulting in the death of all 298 passengers and crew. At the time of the crash, the Ukrainian army and the pro-Russian separatists, then opposed in the Donbass War, accused each other of having shot down the aircraft. After 4 years of investigation the "Buk" missile that shot down the Boeing has been... More...
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May 23, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
Pulitzer Prize winning American author Philip Roth has died at the age of 85. His career was marked by scandal, he was as controversial as he was admired. Portroy’s Complaint, wrote in 1969, catapulted him to notoriety, making him a celebrity in the US.

During his lifetime he entered the prestigious Library of America, the equivalent of the French Pléiade.

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May 22, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
Despite years of tensions and their annexation by the Soviet Union in the 1920s, 2018 celebrates 100 years of the historical independence of Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan from Russia. All three (re) acquired their independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 after decades of conflict. The Soviet area end gave way to an escalation of violence in certain constituent territories of these republics. Though... More...
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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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