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In Kashmir, the hills are alive with the sound of schooling

In Kashmir, the hills are alive with the sound of schooling

Sitting cross-legged and hunched over her textbooks in a lush meadow surrounded by mountains and pine trees, Tasleem Bashir can hardly contain her joy at being back at school.The 14-year-old is among hundreds of students attending open-air classes in Doodhpath

Facebook says EU antitrust probe invades employee privacy

Facebook says EU antitrust probe invades employee privacy

Facebook on Monday said it is asking EU courts to review "exceptionally broad" requests by antitrust regulators there that would scoop up employees' personal information.The US-based internet colossus maintained it has been cooperating with a European Commi

Debutants and Americans dominate Booker Prize longlist

Debutants and Americans dominate Booker Prize longlist

Eight debut novelists came up against veterans Hilary Mantel and Tsitsi Dangarembga when Britain unveiled a US-dominated longlist of finalists Tuesday for its revered Booker Prize.One of the world's most celebrated literary competitions tore up the rule book

Book that exposed French author to be made into film

Book that exposed French author to be made into film

A bestselling book that exposed the acclaimed French writer Gabriel Matzneff as a paedophile is to be adapted for the big screen, its producers said Monday.Publisher Vanessa Springora ignited a huge scandal in France earlier this year with her memoir "Consent

Twitter, Facebook block accounts of Bolsonaro allies

Twitter, Facebook block accounts of Bolsonaro allies

Twitter and Facebook suspended the accounts Friday of 16 allies of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro after a Supreme Court judge ordered them blocked as part of a probe into an alleged disinformation campaign.Tension has been soaring between the far-right lea

Kurdish-Iranian refugee author granted asylum in New Zealand

Kurdish-Iranian refugee author granted asylum in New Zealand

A Kurdish-Iranian refugee who wrote an award-winning book on his mobile phone while held in one of Australia's notorious Pacific detention camps has been granted asylum in New Zealand, officials said Friday.Behrouz Boochani has been in New Zealand since Novem