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China to overtake France as top travel destination by 2030

China is set to overtake France as the world’s number one tourist destination by 2030 as a growing middle class in Asia looks to spend more on travel, according to experts at market research group Euromonitor International, AP reports. In...
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Centuries-old alcohol discovered in China

Chinese archaeologists have uncovered a 2,000-year-old bronze pot that contains an alcoholic liquid believed to be wine. The discovery occurred on November 6 in China’s Henan province, west of Shanghai. Shi Jiazhen, who is head of the...
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ATP Finals: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer learn draw fate

Five-time champion Novak Djokovic will face Alexander Zverev, Marin Cilic and John Isner in the group stages at the ATP Finals after the draw was confirmed in London on Monday, ESPN reports. Top seed Djokovic returned to the top of the world...
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Britain’s Idris Elba named People mag’s ‘sexiest man alive’

Actor Idris Elba, who James Bond fans are campaigning to be the next person to play 007, was named the sexiest man alive on Monday by People magazine, Reuters reported. The London-born actor, 46, said he didn’t believe it when the magazine...
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Djokovic completes remarkable return to No. 1

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic today returned to the top of the ATP Rankings for a fourth stint at the pinnacle of men’s professional tennis. Almost two years to the day since Djokovic completed his 223rd and most recent week at No. 1, he replaces...
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Federer: Losing is never fun

Roger Federer lost to Novak Djokovic in three sets, 7-6 5-7 7-6, at the Rolex Paris Masters semifinals on Saturday, which means the Swiss cannot win his 100th career-title in the French tournament, Tennis World reports. But Federer was satisfied...
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Google employees walk out across the globe over sexual harassment

Google faced mass walkouts across the world on Thursday as workers protested sexual harassment in the workplace, dpa news agency reported. At the tech giant’s EU headquarters in Dublin, hundreds of employees took part in the hour-long walkout...
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UN finds 486 million in Asia still hungry, progress stalled

Despite rapid economic growth, the Asia-Pacific region has nearly a half billion people who go hungry as progress stalls in improving food security and basic living conditions, a United Nations report said Friday, AP reports. Even in relatively...
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Argentina’s capital unveils its first Maradona statue

Argentines celebrated the 58th birthday of Diego Maradona on Wednesday by unveiling a bronze statue of the soccer legend that recreates his goal against England that was voted the greatest of the 20th century, AP reports. Maradona’s birthday...
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Scientific conference on environmental pollution in Macedonian cities

The Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) and the Research Centre for Environment and Materials organise Thursday a scientific conference on environmental pollution in the cities in the Republic of Macedonia. State Secretary at the...