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Ladies at a Gay Girls’ Bar Dives into the Lesser-Known History of Femmes

The Keene Sentinel 07 Sep 2023
She simply wasn’t able to find many robust stories about real-life femmes from history ... The result is Ladies at a Gay Girls Bar, which follows three historical fictional characters (all played by Cee) who are chatting in a bar, including a girl named Elsie who’s reading a real-life nonfiction book published in the 1950s called We Walk Alone.

John le Carré's mistress — thought to be 25 years younger than the spy author ...

The Daily Mail 01 Oct 2022
The woman – who calls herself Suleika Dawson and is believed to be 25 years younger than the author – discusses their alleged sexual assignations in London, Lesbos, Elba and Zurich in lurid detail in a forthcoming book ... Le Carré, whose real name was David Cornwell, wrote The Night Manager, which was adapted for TV.

TIFF: Fest Opener ‘The Swimmers’ Receives 4-Minute Standing Ovation

The Hollywood Reporter 09 Sep 2022
As they fled their home in Damascus, the real Mardini sisters had to swim in choppy Mediterranean seas to reach the Greek island of Lesbos as asylum seekers, before going on to compete in the pool at the Rio Olympic Games.

‘The Swimmers’: Toronto Review

Screen Daily 09 Sep 2022
Sally El-Hosaini’s striking real-life drama opens the 47th Toronto International Film Festival  ... This real-life story of professional swimmer Yusra ... Its impact comes not only from the real-life events it’s depicting, but also the way in which it frames this now-familiar tale.
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Pope Francis stops to greet police that escorted him as he arrives at the Vatican after leaving the hospital on his Ford, 10 days after undergoing planned surgery to remove half his colon Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

Attack causes of migration, not those forced to flee, pope says on Lesbos

Catholic Standard 07 Dec 2021
They live in orderly rows of tents and small pre-fab shelters on the Greek island of Lesbos outside of Mytilene ... The Greek government now moves refugees and asylum-seekers throughout the country, taking pressure – and media attention – off Lesbos and other islands close to Turkey.

Pope asks pardon for sins that drove Catholic, Orthodox apart

Catholic Standard 06 Dec 2021
The COP26 conference on climate change was a big disappointment, the archbishop said, and he asked Pope Francis to join him in condemning the compromises made in Glasgow that failed to make a real difference to reduce carbon emissions.

Footballer Dies, Pop Star Flees, Robotic Team Evacuated: Where are Afghan's Top Faces as Taliban Rekindles Fear

Yahoo Daily News 24 Aug 2021
Read full article. News Desk. 24 August 2021, 4.10 am·5-min read. As Afghanistan falls to Taliban on August 15, people from the country started fleeing the war-torn country ... He died after falling from the plane while he was taking off on Monday ... None was as hard as his real-life fight for survival in a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos ... .

Why Jennifer's Body Deserves A TV Reboot | Game Rant

Game Rant 20 Jul 2021
RELATED. This Netflix Horror Movie Is Surprisingly Feminist ... Critics viewed the moment as just a steamy scene with no real reason for it, including critic Stephanie Zacharek, who called it a “gratuitous lesbo makeout session.” If there were a show in 2021 surrounding this, there might not be as much confusion surrounding this topic ... MORE.

Doubts simmer over EU plan to fund new refugee camps in Greece

Al Jazeera 26 Mar 2021
EU Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson, is expected to visit Lesbos and Samos on Monday with Greek Migration Minister Notis Mitarachi ... Farah (not her real name), a 21-year-old from Afghanistan, lived in a temporary camp on Lesbos before being relocated with her family this month to Germany.

What happened to the Syrian refugees who got stuck in Turkey?

The Observer 17 Mar 2021
The first to arrive at Gaziantep’s Irani Bazaar are the bakers, lighting their saj grills before the sun comes up to make Syrian flatbread for the day’s customers ... I was disappointed to see their real face, which is ugly.”. The Moria refugee camp on Lesbos held more than 20,000 migrants from Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq before it burned down in 2020 ... .

The promise and peril of the EU’s new asylum plan

Vox 25 Sep 2020
The extent of the overall failure was underscored earlier this month when a fire destroyed Europe’s largest refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, leaving the majority of its 12,000 residents homeless ... Unfortunately, very few believe it’ll lead to any real progress ... The only real difference here is the handle-the-asylum-claims-faster twist.

Ireland to take four unaccompanied children from burnt-out migrant camp in Greece

The Irish Times 17 Sep 2020
The children are expected to arrive from the island of Lesbos in the coming weeks ... She said the EU should take the Moria disaster “as an opportunity for a real change in European migration policies of containment, and start with the evacuation of all people stuck in Lesbos and the other Greek islands”.

For Afghan actor, now a refugee, survival is toughest role

The Star 27 Feb 2020
LESBOS, Greece (Reuters) - Talibshah Hosini played some tough roles as an actor in Afghanistan before he fled. None was as hard as his real-life fight for survival in a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos ... .

Greece’s Floating Refugee Wall Idea SOA: Sunk on Arrival

The National Herald 09 Feb 2020
... the Greek island of Lesbos from Turkey? ... First, did anyone check and see that a net 1.67 miles long isn’t quite big enough to cover Lesbos’ coast which is 199 miles? Can the net be moved around real fast in case someone on the boat thinks to, you know, maybe steer around it?.

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In this photo provided by the Ukrainian 10th Mountain Assault Brigade "Edelweiss", Ukrainian soldiers pass by a volunteer bus burning after a Russian drone hit it near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2023.
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