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    Sultan’s vision of a coming society

    Mustafa Zaman | Updated at 10:37pm on August 09, 2020

    Painter and visionary SM Sultan, also referred to as a worldly sage by many, lived among the majority people — villagers, to be precise. He...

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    Paris raves draw crowds as virus shutters nightclubs

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:43pm on August 07, 2020

    Unauthorised rave parties, long a fringe pastime with a hardcore techno following, have found a new fan base among young people in Paris denied a...

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    Raphael’s face reconstructed to solve tomb mystery

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:39pm on August 07, 2020

    Art sleuths have created a 3D reconstruction of the face of Italian painter Raphael, solving an age-old mystery over his final resting place, Rome’s Tor...

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    FBI search California home of YouTube star Jake Paul

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:31pm on August 06, 2020

    Heavily armed FBI agents searched the California home of controversial YouTube star Jake Paul on Wednesday as part of an ongoing investigation, his lawyer said....

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    Congolese refugee artist seeks niche in Greece

    Agence France-Presse . Thessaloniki | Updated at 09:58pm on August 04, 2020

    Surrounded by cans of paint and canvas in his small studio in the Greek city of Thessaloniki, Richard Lusakumunu feels he has completed his ‘metamorphosis’...

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    Disabled Gaza couple make dolls to give their children ‘decent life’

    Agence France-Presse . Rafah | Updated at 09:54pm on August 04, 2020

    With skilled fingers, disabled Gazan couple Nihad and Zeinab Jarboa have supported themselves by sewing finely detailed dolls and costumes, but coronavirus has hurt their...

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    Ivan Aivazovsky’s 203rd birth anniv observed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on July 29, 2020

    The Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Dhaka, in cooperation with Serov Academy of Fine Arts, organised an online meeting and a virtual exhibition...

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    Veteran artistes entertain audience online

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:55pm on July 29, 2020

    Veteran artistes entertained the audience online presenting songs and poems at a programme, titled ‘Nana Ronger Dinguli’, held on Tuesday. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy organised the...

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    Child artistes entertain audience in virtual cultural show

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:38pm on July 28, 2020

    Child artistes entertained the audience presenting songs, dance recitals and recitations in a virtual programme held on Monday. Moitry Theatre organised the event to promote...

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    Yemen battles to save its heritage

    Agence France-Presse . Taez | Updated at 10:49pm on July 26, 2020

    The two facades of the National Museum in the Yemeni city of Taez bear testament to the ravages of a war that has consumed the...

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