Monthly Archives: January 2018

Ancient Greek tragedy tells timeless story of Syrian flight

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A group of Syrian women are adapting the Euripides’ tragedy “Iphigenia”, using a a play set during an ancient war to bring Berlin audiences closer to the plight of women driven from their homeland by conflict.The play, staged this month and next in Berlin’s historic Volksbuehne, is an adaptation of Euripides’ 2,500-year-old story of a
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Enjoying the high life, up on the roof in Tel Aviv

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When it comes to the high life in Tel Aviv, residents of the Mediterranean metropolis need look no further than their own rooftops.With space always tight in Israel’s fast-paced economic and entertainment capital, rooftops have been transformed into retreats with thriving outdoor gardens, restaurants, yoga, art and music studios, spaces for krav maga martial arts
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Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa dominate Brit Award nominations

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Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa, Liam Payne and Stormzy are among the nominees for this year’s Brit Awards, Britain’s most prestigious pop music prizes.Sheeran is in the running in four categories - British male solo artist, best video and single for “Shape of You”, and best album.Singer Dua Lipa received the most nominations. Her single “New
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