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How much do you know about Iran?

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A journey through Iran’s present and past, and its future hopes, from the perspective of a Leipzig-based Frenchwoman.

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Travel black: Wave-Gotik-Treffen 2018

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WGT 2018 preview feature photo maeshelle west-davies

As more and more goths begin to descend from the unseasonably darkening skies above Leipzig airport, anticipation in the city rises to a level that may actually be tactile. Leipzig is about to be rocked once again by alternative music’s most famous summer holiday.

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Denial in maps: Dubai, Kyoto and beyond

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Maps and imagined cities. Dubai.

Maps reflect the lived – or purely imagined – world of a city’s inhabitants.

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Bijoutefriends: how to spot and avoid them

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Bijoutefriends tend to falsely present themselves as having your best interests at heart, even as being selfless.

Their legacy tends to be, at best, an irritation and nasty mark that fade off after a bit, and at worst the loss of real friendships and lifelines.

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Buckingham Palace sold; royals forced out

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Where would the queen go after leaving Buckingham Palace?

Can we blame the Russians for this one, too?

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“Do good and throw it in the sea”

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Vessel sailing on the sea in Greece. (Photo: public domain)

Of (Greek) proverbs, clarity and wisdom. What is your favorite proverb in your mother tongue? What has it taught you?

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