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Over 300 operas have a Shakespearean connection. How come the Bard has been such a huge hit with composers?

Over 300 operas have a Shakespearean connection. How come the Bard has been such a huge hit with composers?

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UN urges members to take 'all necessary measures' to defeat ISIL

The United Nations is calling on member states to take “all necessary measures” to defeat the self-proclaimed Islamic State. The Security Council

The United Nations is calling on member states to take “all necessary measures” to defeat the self-proclaimed Islamic State. The Security Council

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Hunger strikers dig in to protest over Beirut rubbish crisis

Hunger strikers in Lebanon are continuing their protest at the mounds of stinking rubbish that are piling up In Beirut. The protests began in August

Hunger strikers in Lebanon are continuing their protest at the mounds of stinking rubbish that are piling up In Beirut. The protests began in August

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Lebanon: clean-up underway after second night of unrest

Workers are clearing away debris and makeshift barricades after a second night of unrest in Beirut. Anger has come to a head over the Lebanese

Workers are clearing away debris and makeshift barricades after a second night of unrest in Beirut. Anger has come to a head over the Lebanese

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Artist Laudi Abilama immortalises Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew in print

Thousands of Singaporeans have been paying tribute to former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, the man credited with transforming the country into one of

Thousands of Singaporeans have been paying tribute to former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, the man credited with transforming the country into one of

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Suspected suicide car bomb explodes in Beirut

A suicide bomber has blown up his car near an army checkpoint in Beirut on Monday night. The bomber was killed in the attack and around 20 people

A suicide bomber has blown up his car near an army checkpoint in Beirut on Monday night. The bomber was killed in the attack and around 20 people

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Syrian artists in exile 'preserve the human spirit'

There are now an estimated 2.5 million Syrian refugees scattered across neighbouring countries, including many artists. Rabee Kiwan is one of

There are now an estimated 2.5 million Syrian refugees scattered across neighbouring countries, including many artists. Rabee Kiwan is one of