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Mexico investigates disappearance of three Italians

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Mexican authorities say they are collaborating in their investigation with Italian diplomats Mexican authorities are investigating the disappearance of three Italian men in the western state of Jalisco. Vicenzo Cimmino, Raffaele Russo and Antonio Russo – all from Naples – were last seen on New Year’s Eve in the […]

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In the afterglow

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption North Korea’s cheerleaders hold the Unified Korea flag during the 2018 Winter Olympics The big story of the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea has been the participation of North Korea and the friendly tone struck by the two countries. So, will the Olympic legacy be permanently improved relations? […]

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Do male strip dancers feel objectified?

ITV’s Piers Morgan told the BBC’s Emily Maitlis that the #MeToo movement had double standards, and suggested she see “how women behave when they’re at the Chippendales show.” So for BBC Newsnight, Emily met Chippendales dancer Ryan Kelsey. She asks if male strip dancers feel objectified. Source link

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Major Russian mafia trial opens in Spain

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Pro-Putin MP Vladislav Reznik denies wrongdoing in the Spain case (file pic) A Russian MP, Vladislav Reznik, and 17 other suspects have gone on trial in Madrid accused of massive money-laundering for a Russian mafia gang. The alleged gang bosses Gennady Petrov and Alexander Malyshev are still at large, believed […]