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French Museum's Collection Mostly Fake, but Is It the Only One?

Over decades, the small museum of Elne in southern France built up a collection of works by local painter Etienne Terrus, mostly oil and watercolors of the region's distinctive landscapes and buildings.

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Indonesian Man Jailed for Facebook Post Allegedly Insulting Islam

An Indonesian was jailed for five years Monday for a Facebook post deemed offensive to Islam, his lawyer said, the latest conviction under the country's controversial electronic information law.

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Poland Consigns Communist-Era Monuments to Dustbin of History

For nearly 70 years, an imposing monument to Soviet Red Army soldiers dominated a central square in the southwestern Polish town of Legnica.

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Cold Case Culture: When Writers Revive Stalled Investigations

U.S. detectives analyzed DNA to capture the former policeman alleged to be the notorious "Golden State Killer" -- but it was a book that sparked renewed interest in the murders.

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N. Korea to Rejoin South's Time Zone in Conciliatory Gesture

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would move the country's clocks 30 minutes forward to unify with the South's time zone as a conciliatory gesture after Friday's inter-Korean summit, Seoul said Sunday.

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Madrid Renames Streets Honoring Franco Heroes

Madrid on Thursday changed the name of two streets that paid tribute to generals serving late dictator Francisco Franco, starting a process that will eventually see at least 49 roads in the Spanish capital renamed.

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Palestinian Novelist Ibrahim Nasrallah Wins Top Arab Prize

Palestinian author Ibrahim Nasrallah has landed the Arab world's top fiction prize for his novel "The Second War of the Dog", a dystopian tale of inhumanity.

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Rome's Poor Treated to Gelato as Pope Marks Name Day

Pope Francis marked his name day Monday by ordering thousands of ice creams for Rome's poorest, in the pontiff's latest gesture towards the most vulnerable.

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Barenboim Returns German Music Award in Anti-Semitism Row

Berlin-based star conductor Daniel Barenboim on Monday became the latest musician in Germany to return in protest his past Echo Music Awards in a row over anti-Semitic rap lyrics.

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Body of Iran Shah Possibly Found

Tehran's heritage committee said Monday it has found a mummified body at the site of a former shah's tomb, raising a storm of interest over whether the long-lost corpse has been rediscovered.

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