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ISIS claims killing of 3 women media workers in Afghanistan

Top of The World: Three women who worked for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province were gunned down Tuesday. And, Myanmar’s deadly crackdown on demonstrators protesting a military coup continued Wednesday. Also, French President Emmanuel Macron acknowledged on Wednesday prominent Algerian nationalist Ali Boumendjel was murdered and tortured

Arts

Algeria's contemporary artists strive to make their own space

In the white-washed buildings of Algiers, a creative community is flourishing — no thanks to the government. Algerian authorities spend hundreds of millions of dollars to promote culture, but keep a tight rein on what kind of culture is supported. Despite this, the country has seen a slow emergence of an independent contemporary art scene.

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