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Beirut Design Week at Downtown Dubai

Beirut Design Week has been invited to curate an exhibition of three Lebanese designers at the Downtown Design fair during Dubai Design Week (25-28 October 2016).

The products on display are part of the sustainability program released by MENA Design Research Center in early 2016, and aimed at creating innovative materials for production, using organic and recycled elements.

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Arab Fashion Week Flaunts 'Ready Couture' in Dubai

Arab Fashion Week opens Thursday with hopes of establishing Dubai as a top destination for the new genre of "ready couture" and as a major fashion capital.

Organisers describe the form as a blend of haute couture and ready-to-wear or pret-a-porter.

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Top Names to Play Pre-Election U.S.-Mexico Border Concert

Top names in Latin music will perform next week at the U.S.-Mexico border to send a message in support of diversity before the racially charged U.S. presidential election in November.

Leading Spanish-language U.S. network Univision on Wednesday announced that the "RiseUp As One" concert will take place on October 15 at the Cross Border XPress, the walkway that connects San Diego and Tijuana's airport.

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Disposing of Hot Kardashian Gems Puts Robbers in a Bind

Pulling off a $10 million dollar jewel heist is one thing -- but finding a buyer is another, say experts, predicting that the robbers who targeted Kim Kardashian would struggle to dispose of their loot.

Kardashian, the world's highest paid reality television star, was held up at gunpoint in a luxury Paris apartment in the early hours of Monday.

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Colombian Street Artists Graffiti for Peace

Spray-paint cans in hand, a generation of street artists is covering Colombia's run-down walls with rifles that shoot heart-shaped bullets and rainbow-colored pleas for peace.

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Police: Kardashian Freed Herself, Raised Alarm after Paris Heist

Kim Kardashian freed herself and raised the alarm after being tied up and robbed at gunpoint in Paris of $10 million in jewels in Paris, police sources said Tuesday.

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German Prosecutors Drop Probe into Comedian's Anti-Erdogan Satire

German prosecutors said Tuesday they have scrapped an investigation into a TV comedian for allegedly insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as the satire was so exaggerated it could not be taken seriously.

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Geek, C'est Chic! Chanel Goes Digital in Paris Show

Designer Karl Lagerfeld turned Paris' vast Grand Palais into a computer data center Tuesday for a Chanel show that was as retro as it was futurist. 

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Lagerfeld Chastises Kardashian for Flaunting her Diamonds

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld ticked off Kim Kardashian Tuesday for flaunting her wealth, a day after the reality television star was robbed at gunpoint in Paris of $10 million worth of jewelry.

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Street Art's Stars and the Cities that Nurture them

With the opening this month in Paris of the first permanent exhibition dedicated to street art, here is a selection of the increasingly lucrative genre's top exponents and the cities that have nurtured them.

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