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(CNN) — We live in turbulent times — as one British academic found out when he denounced an Indian snack online. Idli — a fluffy South Indian rice cake — is loved and appreciated as comfort food by many around the world. Even US Vice-Presidential candidate Kamala Harris has spoken fondly of the cake, reportedly
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Berlin (CNN) — With Europe now reporting more coronavirus cases than the United States, Brazil and India, according to World Health Organization figures, many governments are closing down pubs and bars or limiting their opening hours in the hope of avoiding wider lockdowns. It’s bad news for drinkers, from Brussels to Paris to Edinburgh, and
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(CNN) — There’s an airy, spacious, futuristic seat coming to business class, with all-new scientifically engineered structures and materials borrowed from Formula 1 cars. It’s a completely new high-tech monocoque called Airtek from JPA Design, the people who redefined business class for the modern age a decade ago, and it’s going to change the way
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(CNN) — Northern Cyprus has reopened part of the beachfront Varosha resort, which had been abandoned since Turkey invaded the Mediterranean island decades ago. The Turkish Defense Ministry declared the area open to the public on Thursday, posting pictures of visitors to the site to Twitter. The move has sparked international criticism. Cyprus was divided
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(CNN) — After gorging on salmon all summer and fall, one Alaskan brown bear is the fattest of all. Bear 747, a blubbery beast at Katmai National Park and Preserve, was voted the winner of this year’s Fat Bear Week competition, a celebration of the park’s bulging bears as they fatten up before hibernation. The
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(CNN) — British Airway retired the last of its huge Boeing 747 airplanes on Thursday when the final two planes still in service departed from London Heathrow — a poignant event brought upon by the coronavirus pandemic. BA said that the jumbo jets, one dressed in “Negus” design and the other bearing Chatham Dockyard livery,
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Editor’s Note — CNN’s series often carry sponsorships originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Our sponsorship policy. (CNN) — Spectacular feats of water architecture, India’s magnificent stepwells are predominantly found in the cities and villages of the country’s northern and central states.
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(CNN) — On the beach, once-gleaming vessels lie dilapidated, their innards exposed, barely recognizable from their seafaring glory days. These huge ships were previously the pride of cruising fleets including Carnival Cruise Line. Now they’re shells of their former selves — beached at Aliaga shipyard in Turkey, mid-demolition and ready to be sold for scrap.
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(CNN) — They’re pristine, wild and extremely hot — and not just because of the high temperature and the stunning volcanic landscape with constant little eruptions. Stromboli and Filicudi, two beautiful islands in Sicily’s Aeolian archipelago, are believed by some to have magical, aphrodisiac powers ideal for those seeking — or desperately trying to recover
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(CNN) — It looks like a spaceship, runs on fuel that up until a few years ago experts were calling “crazy,” and has barely left the drawing board, but in the eyes of one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, it’s undoubtedly the future. Not even the distant future. Airbus hopes we’ll be soaring into
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