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2 September 2019

Stories from 2 September 2019

Once celebrated by Homer, Turkey's Mount Ida is losing trees and going bald

Activists and artists join forces in Turkey to fight deforestation caused by mining companies.

Decolonising and demystifying Central Asian literature through translation

"Central Asian literature is still exotic; people appreciate its rareness more than its literary merits. I want readers to move away from thinking 'how unusual!' to thinking 'how beautiful!'"

This heavyweight contender from Cameroon fights his way to the big screen in ‘Fast and Furious 9′

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter from Cameroon will feature in the “Fast and Furious 9” cast as the second African to appear in the...

Hong Kong’s unauthorized protests end with riot police storming subway stations with batons and pepper spray

Violent clashes erupted across Hong Kong after tens of thousands defying police ban and joined the “unauthorized” weekend rally 31 August.

Nigerian journalist charged with treason after criticizing governor for corruption

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For exposing government corruption, Nigerian journalist Agba Jalingo has been charged with treason, terrorism, cultism and public disturbance.

‘Sacrifice by Fire’: The first translation of ‘Holocaust’ into Cambodia's Khmer language

"When there are no more survivors to talk about what happened, we still need to learn and teach and talk about it on their behalf.”