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Jun 30, 2015
by Christopher Anderson
"Blondie" lead singer Debbie Harry turns 70 on July 1st. More...
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Jun 19, 2015
by Magnum Photographers
On Wednesday, June 17th, a gunman entered a landmark African-American church in Charleston, SC and killed nine people. The primary suspect was soon apprehended and was allegedly motivated by white-supremacist ideology.

This mass-shooting has rekindled public outcry in regards to gun-control, a highly divisive topic but one that most effects those who are most likely to suffer from gun violence: urban... More...
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Jun 19, 2015
by Magnum Photographers
Jazz sensation Ornette Coleman has passed away at the age of 85. Primarily a saxophonist, he helped develop the "free jazz" genre. More...
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Jun 19, 2015
by Magnum Photographers
Suleyman Demirel has died aged 90. Mr Demirel was one of the most prominent figures in Turkish political life, as the leader of the Justice Party between 1964 and 1990, serving as Prime Minister seven times during this period and then becoming President of Turkey from 1993 to 2000.

Below is a selection of pictures of Mr Demirel and a quick overview of Turkey in the second half of XXth century. More...
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Jun 5, 2015
by Magnum Photographers
On June 4th, 1989, armed forces of the People's Republic of China violently suppressed a seven-week long demonstration in the nation's capital.
The demonstration began following the April 15th death of Hu Yaobang, a progressive government official who favored reforms in favor of capitalism. A day before Hu's funeral supporters gathered in Tiananmen Square to pay tribute to his memory. Before long... More...
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Jun 5, 2015
by Magnum Photographers
On Wednesday, May 20th, Islamic State forces entered the ancient city of Palmyra, in the Syrian desert, a strategically important area on the way to Damascus.
The Unesco World Heritage site of Palmyra, the "Venice of the Sands", one of the most important historic places in the Middle East, centre of a vast trade network during the Roman Empire, is today a site of enormous archaeological interest, but... More...
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May 8, 2015
by Werner Bischof
"I felt compelled to venture forth and explore the true face of the world. Leading a satisfying life of plenty had blinded many of us to the immense hardships beyond our borders."

"I was driven to get the real face of the world. Our life of plenty blinded many to the immense hardship beyond our borders. We did our bit for charity, and felt this relieved us of any further involvement in the matter.... More...
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