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Can the Taliban revive Afghanistan’s shattered economy?

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The Taliban took Afghanistan in a lightning advance through its capitals, exposing the weakness of the Kabul government and humbling the US and its allies. This week’s withdrawal of western forces is their greatest vi...

Texas Republicans revive restrictive voting bill as dozens testify against it

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Texas Republicans brought back their voting bill Monday with no changes as some Democrats returned to the Capitol for the first time since ending their holdout, making it clear that the bill is on track to become law ...

Ethel Carnie Holdsworth: campaigners push to revive fame of working-class novelist

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Ethel Carnie Holdsworth wrote in 1914 that “literature up till now has been lopsided, dealing with life only from the standpoint of one class”. Now the Lancashire mill worker and author, a forgotten name who is believ...

Erdoğan plan to unilaterally revive Cyprus ‘ghost town’ condemned by EU

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The EU’s foreign policy chief has criticised Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, for his statements while reopening the town of Varosha in Cyprus. On Tuesday the EU’s top diplomat, Josep Borrell, said plans anno...

United Airlines aims to revive Concorde spirit with supersonic planes

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United Airlines has bought 15 planes capable of travelling at twice the speed of modern airliners as it aims to bring back supersonic travel 18 years after Concorde’s final flight. The airline agreed to purchase the O...

Germany agrees €2.5bn package to help revive Covid-hit culture sector

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A €2.5bn (£2.15bn) package has been agreed by the German government to help the culture industry get back on its feet as the country slowly emerges from a third wave of the Covid pandemic. The finance minister, Olaf S...

Revive the US space program? How about not

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It’s been a half century since Gil Scott-Heron recorded the spoken-word poem Whitey on the Moon for his 1970 debut album Small Talk at 125th and Lenox: “I can’t pay no doctor bill/ (but Whitey’s on the moon)/ Ten year...

Foxconn says it might revive Wisconsin plant to make electric cars

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Residents forced to move in 2017 when site was earmarked for LCD screen productionThe head of Taiwanese manufacturing company Foxconn has said it could start making electric vehicles at a previously abandoned Wisconsi...