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ISIS destroyed important ancient structures in Palmyra

20-01-2017 Hits:77 International Jerry Seward

ISIS destroyed important ancient structures in Palmyra

ISIS destroyed two famous ancient structures in the city of Palmyra: The Tetrapylon and the facade of the city's Roman theater.They have both been almost completely demolished, Syria's antiquities chief...

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A high-rise building in Tehran in fire collapsed killing 30 firefighters

19-01-2017 Hits:58 Asia Jerry Seward

A high-rise building in Tehran in fire collapsed killing 30 firefighters

The Plasco building, a high-rise building in Tehran, engulfed by fire, collapsed in a matter of seconds on Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and injuring some 75 people. But...

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Peter Blatty, the man who wrote “The Exorcist”, died aged 89

14-01-2017 Hits:133 Literary & Visual Arts Robert Woodward

Peter Blatty, the man who  wrote “The Exorcist”, died aged 89

The writer and filmmaker William Peter Blatty, the man who wrote The Exorcist, died late this week at a hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, aged 89, of multiple myeloma, a form...

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