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The Pharaoh's New Digs

The Pharaoh's New Digs

In the 1960s, the Great Temple of Ramesses II in Abu Simbel was relocated 200 meters back from the banks of the Nile — and raised 65 meters — because of the building of the Aswan High Dam and the threat of rising waters.

The tiny tourists at the bottom of this slide give you a fair idea of the size of the temple — and of the sheer magnitude of the whole operation!

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Photo of a damaged building in Kharkiv, after Russian missiles hit the city in northeastern Ukraine, killing at least one woman and injuring three others.

A damaged building in Kharkiv, after Russian missiles hit the city in northeastern Ukraine, killing at least one woman and injuring three others.

Ginevra Falciani, Inès Mermat, Renate Mattar and Anne-Sophie Goninet

👋 Sawubona!*

Welcome to Monday, where Russian missiles hit residential buildings in Kharkiv, a blast at a Peshawar mosque kills at least 28, and Serbia celebrates “God’s racket.” Meanwhile, we have a look at how the world had long viewed California as the epitome of the American Dream, but is now worrying about the Golden State’s many woes — including the first-ever major layoffs at the internet giants of Silicon Valley.

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