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  • The Maoists fought government troops in the bloody, 10-year revolt to demand political reforms and end Nepal's centuries-old monarchy.

    Asia in Pictures

  • In a salute to Duchamp, one of his artistic heroes, and Sen no Rikyu, who created the tea ceremony nearly 500 years ago — both of whom found beauty in the irregular and the everyday—Mr. Sugimoto has worked a rough hunk of centuries-old wood into the tea house architecture.

    Artist Curates Tea for a Few

  • The city's most picturesque street, it's enclosed by centuries-old houses made from great, gray blocks of local stone.

    Within Portugal's Cradle

  • It also shows how Portugal's centuries-old links with Brazil and Africa are now making the cash-strapped country an attractive investment for Chinese companies, underscoring a shift in world power that has seen emerging economies asserting their might over newly fragile developed countries.

    China Gets Stake in Portugal's EDP

  • As a result, the opera never feels like an attempt to create a centuries-old experience as it was, but rather something that, for all its exoticism, is totally immediate.

    The Sad Tale It Tells Is Myth; Its Joys, Real

  • MADRID mdash; Spain s leading broadcaster said Saturday it will no longer show the country s centuries-old tradition of bullfighting in order to protect children from viewing...

    Spain's National Broadcaster Bans Bullfighting

  • MADRID — Spain's leading broadcaster said Saturday it will no longer show the country's centuries-old tradition of bullfighting in order to protect children from viewing violence.

    Spain's National Broadcaster Bans Bullfighting

  • MADRID — Spain's leading broadcaster said Saturday it will no longer show the country's centuries-old tradition of bullfighting in order to protect children from viewing violence.

    Spain's National Broadcaster Bans Bullfighting

  • MADRID mdash; Spain s leading broadcaster said Saturday it will no longer show the country s centuries-old tradition of bullfighting in order to protect children from viewing...

    Spain's National Broadcaster Bans Bullfighting

  • As well as his business interests, Mr. Rothschild is also part-owner of Chateau Lafite Rothschild, the centuries-old estate whose wine has recently become the most expensive and sought-after in the world.

    From Klosters to Kurdistan

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