Eight years ago, when President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad first took office, the Iranian government announced plans to develop a national internet network. The project attracted little attention at the time
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On a hillside above the Languedoc village of Lastours, an elderly woman was picking wild asparagus. She held a bunch of slender green stems in one hand, to be cooked, she explained, in olive oil and garlic.