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  • Cinema tells stories of photography

    Cinema tells stories of photography

    At the invitation of Contemporary Space, the Synthesis gallery will guest in Varna with the exposition Moving Stills - Photography Films by Trisha Ziff. Its focus is on four films made by the famous director: Chevolution (2008), The Mexican Suitcase (2011), The Man Who Saw Too Much (2016) and Witkin & Witkin (2017). They tell the life stories of four photographers - Alberto Korda, Robert Capa, Enrique Metinides and Joel-Peter Witkin.

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  • Brussels asks clarification from France, Italy over budgets

    Brussels asks clarification from France, Italy over budgets

    The European Commission fears next year’s draft budgets for France and Italy could be in breach of European Union fiscal rules and it asked for clarification by Wednesday in letters sent to the countries’ finance ministers, news wires reported. The EU executive has also issued budget warnings to Finland over its spending, and to Spain, Portugal and Belgium who have submitted incomplete budget plans because of recent elections.

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  • New CRISPR tool to tackle a plethora of genetic diseases

    New CRISPR tool to tackle a plethora of genetic diseases

    For all the ease with which the wildly popular CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool alters genomes, it’s still somewhat prone to errors and unintended effects. A recently developed alternative, however, claims to offer greater control over genome edits - an advance that could be particularly important for developing gene therapies.

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  • German minister proposes internationally controlled security zone in Syria

    German minister proposes internationally controlled security zone in Syria

    Germany’s defence minister has suggested creating a security zone in northern Syria to protect displaced civilians and ensure the fight continues against Islamic State militia, news wires reported. It is the first time Berlin has proposed a military mission in the Middle East, Reuters noted. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel’s preferred successor as chancellor, said she would discuss the initiative with NATO partners this week and did not rule out sending German soldiers to Syria, saying that would be a matter for parliament.

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  • Trudeau's Liberals win Canada vote

    Trudeau's Liberals win Canada vote

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a second term in Canada's national elections Monday, losing the majority but delivering unexpectedly strong results despite having been weakened by a series of scandals that tarnished his image as a liberal icon.

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  • Future economy commissioner calls for less restrictive EU budget policies

    Future economy commissioner calls for less restrictive EU budget policies

    The EU needs looser budgetary policies and an overhaul of its fiscal rulebook, Paolo Gentiloni, who is going to become the bloc’s new economic affairs commissioner said in an article published on Sunday. In Italian financial daily Il Sole 24 Ore he said that while the EU’s deficit and debt rules must not be ignored, they needed to be “reviewed and updated”. “It’s time for countries which have fiscal space to use it, in an overall context of less restrictive budgetary policies,” Gentiloni, due to replace Pierre Moscovici as economic and financial affairs commissioner, said.

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