Wednesday July 21, 2010
Yaks and thugs and 160 flat tires; the cyclist who pedalled halfway around the world to take on his own fears.
From the can't-win-for-losing department;: musicians in Lebanon win acclaim for singing in Arabic. Then lose it, for singing in Arabic.
Why France takes the cake. Insights into a country that views pastry as culture, and how chefs become kings.
And from Mumbai, why Mary Colaso can't go home. The elderly of India are being moved out, not in.
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- Updated Italian PM to resign after conceding defeat in constitutional reforms referendum
- Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says he is resigning after a stinging defeat on a constitutional reforms referendum that he staked his political career on.
- Updated Standing Rock protesters celebrate 'big victory' as pipeline construction halted video
- Construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline has been halted, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has told Standing Rock protesters.
- Rebels in Aleppo must leave city or face 'inevitable death,' warns Syrian army
- The Syrian army on Sunday ordered rebels in Aleppo to leave the city or face "inevitable death," as a series of airstrikes on the neighbouring Idlib province killed at least 50 people, including several children.
- California warehouse fire kills at least 33, search for victims could last days video
- The death toll has risen to 33 in a fire that ripped through a late-night dance party in a converted warehouse in Oakland, Calif., and officials say they expect that number to climb as the search continues.
- CBC IN CUBA 'I never stayed to see if they were dead': Natalia Bolivar, 82, unsentimental about role in Cuban Revolution video
- At 82 and with an upper-class pedigree, Natalia Bolivar doesn't seem like the typical Cuban revolutionary. That is, until she matter-of-factly begins to recount how she stormed a Havana police station wielding a machine gun, smuggled arms to opposition groups and had all her ribs broken during a police interrogation.