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Nordic writers: a special way with words

in Glocal/Literature by

For long they’ve been leaving their mark in the literary world – way before the girl came along with her dragon tattoo.

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I won’t be home for the holidays

in Glocal/Philosophies by

But perhaps I do wish I were rooted somewhere.

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Common sense tips to enjoy Karli Beben

in Leipzig/What's on by

Stages line the sidewalks. The smell of street food wafts from the outdoor stands. Here’s how to be savvy, safe and (hopefully) satisfied visiting Südvorstadt’s street festival this Saturday.

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Media repression series: Internet in Belarus

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Frozen river in Belarus. Photo: public domain

Strong Russian influence and an increasingly paranoid and controlling government, amid the ever spreading tentacles of the Internet, make for a difficult life for netizens in Belarus.

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Botswana: founded on interracial love

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"The romance of Seretse and Ruth was one of the great love stories of the world," Tanzania's Julius Nyerere has been quoted as saying. Watch their tale unfold on screen, and how it relates to Botswana's statehood, Monday at Regina Palast. Original photo of the couple used in the movie "A United Kingdom" and related publicity.

“The romance of Seretse and Ruth was one of the great love stories of the world,” Julius Nyerere reportedly said. Watch their tale unfold – and how it relates to Botswana’s statehood – in “A United Kingdom,” playing at Leipzig cinemas.

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When “foreign” food becomes comfort food

in Glocal/Lifestyle by

My comfort food is nothing I really grew up with.

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