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The man who invented emoji

Added: 23.05.2018 21:30 | 6 views | 0 comments

A new book celebrates the original emoji set, created in just a matter of weeks in 1999 by Japanese designer Shigetaka Kurita on a grid of 12 by 12 dots.

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Japan's incredible snow corridor

Added: 23.04.2018 15:10 | 10 views | 0 comments

One of the world's wildest mountain drives, Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route in Japan has reopened to tourists for another season.

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An otherworldly 17-meter-deep snow corridor

Added: 19.04.2018 2:52 | 9 views | 0 comments

One of the world's wildest mountain drives, Japan's Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route has reopened to tourists for another season.

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US-backed Kurds go from battling ISIS to fighting US ally Turkey

Added: 07.03.2018 14:24 | 27 views | 0 comments

A US-backed Kurdish militia is diverting 1,700 fighters from the battle against ISIS and redeploying them to northwest Syria to repel an offensive by US ally Turkey, in a development could hinder the fight against the terror group.

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Turkey sees betrayal as US backs Syrian Kurds

Added: 21.01.2018 13:20 | 27 views | 0 comments

It is the least bad of a series of pretty bad options. And it is perhaps as much about Iran as it is about Syria.


Turkey shells Kurds in Syria as full military offensive looms

Added: 19.01.2018 16:48 | 27 views | 0 comments

Turkey intensified its shelling of Kurdish fighters in neighboring Syria on Friday as it ramped up threats to launch a full military offensive across the border, a move that would stoke tensions with the United States.


Iraqi Kurds back away from independence bid

Added: 14.11.2017 12:30 | 42 views | 0 comments

The government of Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region has taken another step back from its failed bid for independence, accepting a national court ruling that its disputed referendum was unconstitutional.


Kurds propose halt on independence plans

Added: 25.10.2017 11:03 | 40 views | 0 comments

The leaders of Iraq's autonomous region of Kurdistan have proposed holding off on acting on its September independence referendum in an effort to "act responsibly in order to prevent further violence," in the face of the Iraqi government's military response to the vote, a statement says.


Tillerson makes surprise visit to Iraq following ISIS defeats

Added: 23.10.2017 20:30 | 51 views | 0 comments

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's surprise visit to Iraq will have one particular focus: calming tensions between Baghdad and the Kurds in order to keep both parties focused on Washington's core priority: the war against ISIS.


Iraqi Kurds protest the US amid Kirkuk dispute

Added: 22.10.2017 17:46 | 53 views | 0 comments

A group of Kurds staged a demonstration outside the United States' mission in Erbil, Iraq protesting the central Iraqi government takeover of the Kirkuk province. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.


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