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Dec 11, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
Johnny Hallyday, singer and icon of the "Années Yé-Yé" in France, passed away on December 5th, 2017, at the age of 74. He sold a total of 110 million records over his career, making him one of the best selling artist of all time. The first rock-star of the francophone world, his work was influenced by American musicians such as Elvis Presley and Chuck Berry; and he once recorded an album in Nashville,... More...
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Dec 5, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
Celebrated French writer and journalist Jean d’Ormesson died on December 5, 2017, in Neuilly-sur-Seine. He was 92. In 1973 he was admitted into the Académie Française, where he had served as Dean of the Académie since 2009. He was director of French Newspaper Le Figaro from 1974 to 1977. The prolific writer released his first novel, L’amour est un plaisir, in 1956, when he was 31. His 1971 novel, La... More...
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Dec 4, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
Former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed south of Sanaa during fighting between his supporters and their former allies, the Houthi rebels. Until recently, Saleh and the Houthi had been united in opposition to the current president, Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi, but last week the factions turned on each other.

Saleh had been president of Yemen from 1990 until he was deposed in 2012, during... More...
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Dec 4, 2017
by David Hurn
From cheerleading to wild horse wrangling, Dolly Parton look-alike competitions, fraternity dances, arm-
wrestling contests and ladies only clubs with nearly-nude male dancers, Arizona Trips is the first book dedicated to Hurn’s twenty-year love affair with Arizona.

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Nov 27, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
Serbian military commander Ratko Mladic has been sentenced to life for war crimes committed during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War. The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia found that he significantly contributed to the 1995 Srebrenica Massacre.
Though the town had been declared as a safe area by the United Nations in 1993, a small UN peace-keeping force was unable to prevent units... More...
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Nov 20, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
Charles Manson, murderer and leader of the infamous Manson Family, died Sunday November 19th at the age of 83. Convicted for nine murders in total, his most famous victim was Sharon Tate, the pregnant wife of Roman Polanski.

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Nov 20, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
The 2017 UN Climate Change conference kicked off on November 6th in Bonn, Germany. Aimed at developing collaboration and cooperation between nations in upholding the landmark Paris Agreement to reduce CO2 emissions, the conference will focus on ways to accelerate the implementation of the agreement. The need for greater commitment amongst member nations is especially dire given that The United States,... More...
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