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The Woomblies return to the place it all started

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When the Woomblies take the stage in downtown Franklin this weekend, it’s going to be a homecoming more than 20 years in the making.The...

Lithuania struggles with migrant flood opened by Belarus

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VEREBIEJAI, Lithuania — Mustafa Hussein Hamad kicked a dirty ball between two old tires in the schoolyard where he spends most of his time....

Katherine Roush: Libraries can meet needs in unexpected ways

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Last year, my coworker lost her ring while working in the yard. She and her children searched everywhere, but had no luck. Fortunately, the Greenwood...

Lithuania struggles with migrant influx opened by Belarus

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VEREBIEJAI, Lithuania — Mustafa Hussein Hamad kicked a dirty ball between two old tires in the schoolyard where he spends most of his time....

South Africa unrest continues after ex-leader’s imprisonment

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JOHANNESBURG — Rioting continued in parts of South Africa Wednesday, in unrest sparked by the imprisonment last week of ex-President Jacob Zuma that has...

‘I came here to fight’: Rare footage of Ethiopia’s Tigray

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MEKELE, Ethiopia — The 16-year-old girl hoped to go to war. Inspired by the sight of resurgent local forces marching in to retake the...

South Africa combats unrest after ex-leader’s imprisonment

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JOHANNESBURG — South African police and the army struggled to bring order Wednesday to impoverished areas of South Africa rocked by weeklong unrest and...

‘Purely ethnic profiling’: New wave of Tigrayans detained

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Witnesses say thousands of Tigrayans are being detained and their businesses closed in cities across Ethiopia in a new wave...

The Weeknd and BTS hope to raise billions for Global Citizen

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NEW YORK — The Weeknd, BTS and Billie Eilish will take part in Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour event on Sept. 21 that's intended...

Rioting, looting continues in South Africa, deaths up to 32

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JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's rioting continued Tuesday with the death toll rising to 32 as police and the military struggle to quell the looting...