In Georgian Tbilisi, ancient ruins make a stunning climb

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In Georgian Tbilisi, ancient ruins make a stunning climb

“It’s a pre-Himalayan wonderland,” says tour guide Natasha Pilipova, who is with us on a two-day trip to Tbilisi, Georgia’s capital. “We learned about it first when our young child was asked ‘Where is…

Colombia officials seize 360 tarantulas

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Colombia officials seize 360 tarantulas

Written by By Staff Writer Special to CNN More than 360 tarantulas have been seized from a truck in northern Colombia as they were headed to Germany. According to El Tiempo newspaper, customs officials…

Laverne & Shirley star Eddie Mekka dies at 69

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Laverne & Shirley star Eddie Mekka dies at 69

Eddie Mekka, who starred on the popular sitcom Laverne & Shirley with Shirley MacLaine, has died in California at the age of 69. Mekka was found dead of a suspected heart attack in the…

Google commits $1bn to boost Africa's digital infrastructure

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Google commits $1bn to boost Africa’s digital infrastructure

The tech giant Google has pledged $1bn to grow its African operations in an effort to tackle the continent’s digital divide, improve citizens’ access to social media, and shore up the continent’s digital infrastructure….