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Miss France reiterates she's a feminist after criticism

The newly crowned Miss France 2022 insisted that she was a feminist after winning this year’s competition which has drawn criticism from the government’s gender equality minister “As a woman I wanted to show that you can be Miss France and a…
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The images that marked 2020

The photos that marked the year that now ends. These are images that hardly need a date and time stamp, in this unusual and unforgettable year. Twelve photos that are not necessarily from the 12 months of the year, but that illustrate 2020, the year in which the Covid-19…
ChinaCulture

End of the road for downtown neighborhood

Life on Shunchang Road, one of city’s remaining old town areas in the central urban district, seems little changed. With a history of 100 years, the one-way lane is crammed with all the typical traces of a traditional Shanghai longtang — shabby, narrow brick houses…
BrazilCulture

Black Jesus born in burnt Amazon at Brazil church manger

Instead of a manger in Bethlehem, Jesus will arrive this Christmas in a badly burned clearing in the Amazon rainforest, a black baby born to a black virgin with indigenous cherubs looking on. The symbolically charged nativity scene is already turning heads in Rio de…