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Rwanda complains after spy chief is held in London over alleged war crimes

Photograph: Radu Sigheti/Reuters<p>A display of victims’ photographs at the Gisozi memorial in Kigali in 2004 which depicts Rwanda’s 1994 genocide.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/23/1435058539983/afea82c1-9dc6-402e-bfc4-a1fe42e0cd25-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Radu …

Lebanese TV host Rima Karaki: I don’t feel like a hero, it was self-respect

In Guardian interview, al-Jadeed presenter who cut off Islamist guest says she had a duty to stand up for herself<p>When Rima Karaki cut off the mic after her guest, Hani Sibai, an Islamist sheikh, ordered her to “be silent”, little did she expect it would become a viral video sensation in Lebanon and …

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'Nobody cares any more': the relatives looking for flight MH370

It’s nearly a year since Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 vanished – and despite an international rescue operation, no trace of it has emerged. Could relatives of the missing passengers solve modern aviation’s biggest mystery for themselves?<p>A year ago, on 8 March 2014, an American schoolteacher named …

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The Curse of the Window Seat

It wasn't until I became a permanent migrant to the aisle that I realized that the person in the window seat is really truly the person that holds the entire power, often in ways that aren't fully appreciated.<p>There is much power in the window seat, and with great power comes great …

These Rare Vintage NASA Photos Show the Golden Age of Space Travel

Buzz Aldrin claims to have taken the first 'space selfie' during a spacewalk in Nov. 1966. However, a few months earlier<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA

The Great War in German Africa

World War I was a truly global conflict. Although the western front dominates the popular imagination with its frustrating, static trench warfare, …

'Anything That Connects': A Conversation With Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift has had one amazing week. Her new album, released Monday, is on track to eclipse 1 million sales by Tuesday. The last artist to go platinum in a week was Swift herself with her 2012 album, <i>Red</i>. So by the time she arrived at NPR's New York bureau today, she'd earned the right to a little …

WW1 Centenary Is Remembered on Flipboard

One hundred years ago today, Britain made a life-changing decision, declaring war on Germany in defense of its friend and neighbor, Belgium. Serbia …

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Ukraine crisis: Early results show Crimea votes to join Russia

Preliminary results in Sunday's referendum on whether Ukraine's Crimea region should join Russia or become an independent state show overwhelming support for Russia.<p>With 75% percent of the ballots counted, close to 96% of voters want to become part of that country, according to the Crimean …

16 Of Taylor Swift's Best BFFs

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Shop takes revenge on unauthorized parking with shopping cart prison

Parking can be hard to come by and expensive in Japan, so shop owners who are lucky enough to have a parking lot take their “customers only” policy …

How the MTV generation turned movies into long music videos

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is beautiful … and quite forgettable. That's what you get from directors who grew up watching MTV<p>Aside from flicking over it while staying in generously cabled hotel rooms, I don't think I've ever actually watched MTV. I say this not with pride and not with shame, …

Murderers may face 100 years in jail under plans backed by David Cameron

Murderers and those convicted of serious offences could face US-style jail sentences of more than 100 years under plans backed by the prime minister.<p>The sharp increase in prison terms is one of several schemes being explored by the government as a means of circumventing what is in effect a European …