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2011-06-30

World

Annecy 2018: the final lap

Annecy is the French candidate bidding to host the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The Alpine town’s proposal centres around two lead

World

Munich 2018: the final lap

Despite South Korea’s Pyeongchang being viewed by many as the hot favourite to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, Munich’s bid has steadily made ground

World

Chinese Communism marks 90 years

China’s Communist Party is celebrating its 90th birthday on Friday, even if it was born at a meeting of 12 intellectuals in Shanghai at the end of

Business

Gazprom looks east

Gazprom says it will keep deliveries to Europe steady even as Asian customers start taking significant amounts of gas. Alexei Miller, the chief

Culture

Bonus: Yo-Yo Ma

Here are a few more excerpts from our interview with the world renowned cellist Yo Yo Ma, where he talks more about the Silk Road project, his