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How the Death of Mullah Omar Could Disrupt Progress in Afghanistan
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:19:16 +0000
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The one-eyed leader died two years ago, it has emerged. The news could impact hopes for peace with the Taliban


Dentist Who Killed Cecil the Lion Writes Letter Apologizing to His Patients
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:13:13 +0000
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"I deeply regret that my pursuit of an activity I love and practice responsibly and legally resulted in the taking of this lion"


Hunters Linked to Killing of Beloved Lion Appear in Court
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:35:49 +0000
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The men are accused of failing to "prevent an unlawful hunt"


The Lion-Killing Dentist Is Getting Totally Savaged Online
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:23:54 +0000
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The backlash after killing of a beloved animal has been fierce


Witness the Desperate Migrants in France Hoping to Reach the U.K.
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:19:29 +0000
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Several thousand migrants and asylum seekers live in makeshift shelters in the French port of Calais. For two consecutive nights, 2,000 of them have tried force their way through the Channel Tunnel en masse, resulting in several injuries, and at least one death


World Faces Olive Oil Shortage
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:41:24 +0000
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The price of Spanish olive oil reached its highest point since 2006


Talibanas Mullah Omar Died Two Years Ago, Afghan Government Says
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:32:10 +0000
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Government confirms leader died in April 2013


Pakistani Police Kill Feared Sunni Militant Leader
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:48:10 +0000
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Ishaq operated freely for years in Pakistan


This U.K. Lawmaker Wants a Huge Diamond in the Queenas Crown Returned to India
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:47:17 +0000
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The Koh-i-noor diamond was taken by the East India Company in the 19th century


Kurdish Rebels Attack Government Lodgings in Turkey
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:28:39 +0000
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No one was hurt


Alex Farquharson appointed new Tate Britain Director
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:46:01 GMT
From telegraph.feedsportal
The founding director of Nottingham Contemporary will take over from Penelope Curtis











American dominance of Man Booker Prize longlist 'confirms worst fears'
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:20:23 GMT
From telegraph.feedsportal
The number of British contenders is halved to just three while American authors lead the field in the second year since the rules changed











Europe's largest Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ brought back to life, in pictures
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:12:24 GMT
From telegraph.feedsportal
In pics: Europe's largest Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ brought back to life











Great British Bake Off: Britain's multicultural melting-pot couldn't have a better advert
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:34:41 GMT
From telegraph.feedsportal
No sooner had the fresh batch of Great British Bake Off contestants been announced this week, rumblings began around the BBC filling its 'diversity quota'. Claire Cohen says the clue is in the title











Gerard Depardieu banned from Ukraine for supporting Russia over Crimea
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:23:33 GMT
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French actor will not be allowed to enter Ukraine for five years for appearing to support Vladimir Putin's annexation of Crimea











A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James, review: 'vivid and powerful'
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:55:39 GMT
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Jamaica's violent past inspires a vast, teeming novel in the spirit of James Ellroy's LA Quartet, says Nicholas Blincoe











A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler, review: 'far from cosy'
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:50:10 GMT
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Anne Tyler's unflinching fictional portraits of family life should secure her a place at the literary top table, argues James Walton











Lila by Marilynne Robinson, review: 'quiet epiphanies'
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:45:01 GMT
From telegraph.feedsportal
The latest novel in Marilynne Robinson's prize-winning series is searching and full of grace, says Sameer Rahim











The Green Road by Anne Enright, review: 'virtuosic'
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:40:17 GMT
From telegraph.feedsportal
This bold and brilliant novel is as fragmented as its characters











The Illuminations by Andrew O'Hagan, review: 'hopeful and vital'
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:35:19 GMT
From telegraph.feedsportal
Memory and disillusion - at home and on the battlefield - are at the heart of Andrew O'Hagan's vital novel, The Illuminations











Satin Island by Tom McCarthy, review: 'induces mania'
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:30:17 GMT
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Tom McCarthy's dizzyingly ambitious new novel is both intriguing and infuriating. Duncan White loves it











Talking Heads, Theatre Royal Bath, review: taking on 'the hallowed memory of Thora Hird'
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:18:47 GMT
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Alan Bennett's monologues transfer to the stage with mixed results, says Dominic Cavendish











Prom 14: London Symphony Orchestra, Prokofiev Piano Concertos, review: ' exasperating'
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:16:57 GMT
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Ivan Hewett reviews the London Symphony Orchestra's Prokofiev Piano Concertos at the Proms 2015











Men and women take equal share in the Man Booker Prize longlist
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:15:27 GMT
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Seven female authors join the 'Booker's dozen', but Harper Lee's return goes unrewarded, in a year that has also seen an increase in American writers











Richard Long, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, review: 'the self-discipline of a medieval monk'
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:06:25 GMT
From telegraph.feedsportal
Richard Long's lifelong devotion to his particular strain of landscape-inspired art deserves respect, says Alastair Sooke











Catch Up TV: the best TV shows to watch on demand
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:04:21 GMT
From telegraph.feedsportal
Catch-up TV: our guide to the best TV programmes available on demand











Man Booker Prize longlist 2015
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:00:04 GMT
From telegraph.feedsportal
Tom McCarthy, Andrew O'Hagan, Sunjeev Sahota and Anne Enright among the 13 nominees











Jane Austen's writing used by computer hackers to spread viruses
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:56:20 GMT
From telegraph.feedsportal
Literary hackers use passages from classics to fool antivirus software











When is the Edinburgh Festival 2015?
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:43:18 GMT
From telegraph.feedsportal
The world's biggest arts festival runs from August 7 to 31 this year











Postman succeeds in mission to help boy who couldn't afford books
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:52:18 GMT
From telegraph.feedsportal
Mathew Flores had to make do with reading junk mail until Ron Lynch harnessed the power of the internet to get him his own library











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