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Belgorod Fallout, Modi The Boss, Emperor’s Watch

👋 Labas!*

Welcome to Wednesday, where Russia claims to have killed 70 attackers in the cross-border Belgorod raid while Kyiv denies any involvement, India’s Narendra Modi gets rock-star treatment in Australia, and the last emperor’s watch breaks an auction record. Meanwhile, Basile Dekonink in French daily Les Echos reports from Greece’s once-neglected Alexandroupoli port, which is becoming a new strategic hub since the war in Ukraine began.


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This Happened — May 24: Bob Dylan Is Born

Bob Dylan was born on this day in 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota, USA.

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Bucket Of Tears

They're coming out of my ears ...

I’ve been thinking and thinking about a patient of mine since yesterday. His name is Giovanni.

Psychiatrists, you might not know, are quite often asked the same unanswerable question: "Why does one become insane?”

When I was younger, I searched and searched for an answer, losing myself in scientific explanations about synapses, neurons and neurotransmitters.

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“Milder” Omicron, Tiananmen Statue Dismantled, Dylan’s Decorations

👋 העלא*

Welcome to Thursday where some hopeful reports on the effects of the new COVID variant, a new symbolic crackdown takes place in Hong Kong and the Bard of Malibu phones it in when it comes to Christmas decorations. We also feature a report from Warsaw daily Gazeta Wyborcza on the deteriorating conditions for LGBTQ people in Poland.

🎄⏸️ *Also, a quick heads up: Much of our team will be taking a break next week, so we’ll see you tomorrow for the final edition of Worldcrunch Today of 2021…!

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Bob International: Dylan Songs In 11 Languages (Video)

PARIS — Bob Dylan has long inspired musicians around the world, professional and otherwise, to sing his songs — and write their own. Some have done a bit of both, translating and singing versions of his masterpieces in different languages.

With the Nobel Academy awarding the 2016 Literature prize to Mr. Bob, it seemed times were a'ripe for Worldcrunch to make a video mix of them, in the languages that they used ... from a Dutch "Just Like A Woman" to a Spanish "Simple Twist of Fate" to "Blowin" in the Wind" in French, Chinese, Hindi and Polish.

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Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize On 19 Front Pages Around The World

The newspapers, they all went along for the ride ...

How does it feel, Bob? You won the Nobel prize for Literature, and you knew they'd start planting stories in the press, and splashing your photos on front pages around the world.

From Sweden, where the Nobel committee announced the prize, down to Brazil, from China to Dylan's native Minnesota, here are His Front Pages celebrating the bard's historic Nobel:

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Bangkok Bombing, Arctic Drilling, Dylan's Bed


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