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May 23, 2018
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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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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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