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French Restaurant Run by Argentine Chef Crowned World's Best

French restaurant Mirazur run by Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco was Tuesday crowned the world's best restaurant at an awards ceremony put on by British trade magazine Restaurant.

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Iranians Mock Trump for Mistaking Leader with Dead Founder

U.S. President Donald Trump was mocked by Iranians on Tuesday after mixing up the country's current supreme leader with his predecessor who died 30 years ago.

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Gay Myanmar Man Posts Facebook Bullying Note before Taking Life

A gay Myanmar man posted a note on Facebook including screenshots of alleged homophobic bullying before taking his life, prompting activists to call Tuesday for more protection for the emerging LGBTQ community.

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Memes, Cartoons and Caustic Cantonese: The Language of Hong Kong's Protests

Viral artwork pummelling city leaders, clever word plays and Cantonese cursing that would make a sailor blush -- Hong Kongers have displayed a characteristically riotous embrace of satire during their huge anti-government protests.

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French Right-to-Die Case Lands in Top Appeal Court

France's highest appeals court will on Monday begin considering whether a man who has been in a vegetative state for a decade should have been put back on life support -- the latest chapter in a wrenching right-do-die case that has divided the country.

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Thousands March in Ukraine Capital's Gay Pride

More than 8,000 people turned out on Sunday for Kiev's annual Gay Pride parade amid tight security as far-right activists sought to disrupt the celebration, organizers said.

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Vatican Women's Team Refuses to Play after Anti-Abortion Protest

The newly formed Vatican women's team called off a friendly football match in Vienna after several Austrian players protested the church's anti-abortion stance, an Austrian football official said Sunday.

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Why Muslims Celebrate Eid Twice a Year: 6 Questions Answered

Ken Chitwood University of Florida

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.)

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Pakistan Says It Will Create Gender-Based Violence Courts

Pakistan's top judge has vowed to set up more than 100 gender-based violence courts in the patriarchal country regularly ranked as among the most dangerous in the world for women.

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Saudi De-Fangs Religious Police but Plans to Enforce 'Decency'

Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking controversy with some fearing a revival of morality policing.

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