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Ballaké Sissoko, estrella de la kora, en el lugar sagrado de Sanementereng, en Gambia. Screengrab/Ballaké Sissoko: Kora Tales/Vimeo

Los orígenes de la kora: el popular instrumento de cuerda del África occidental

El maliense Ballaké Sissoko, uno de los intérpretes más asombrosos de la kora, ha viajado, como protagonista de un documental, a Gambia, en la costa atlántica africana, buscando los orígenes de este instrumento que cuenta con 21 cuerdas y se toca con cuatro dedos.
Ikan peri terselubung mawar, ikan karang kecil yang ditemukan pada tahun 2022. Luiz A. Rocha/Wikimedia Commons

Apakah ada kehidupan di dalam laut yang belum ditemukan?

Mulai dari kepiting berbulu yang mengenakan topi spons laut hingga cacing yang bersinar dalam gelap, para ilmuwan terus menemukan bentuk kehidupan baru yang menakjubkan di lautan.
Demonstrators attend a pro-Ukraine rally in Taiwan in February 2023. Walid Berrazeg/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

War in Ukraine is a warning to China of the risks in attacking Taiwan

Foreign policy experts are divided on whether Russia’s invasion of Ukraine makes it more or less likely that China will launch a similar attack on Taiwan. Here are the arguments on both sides.
Hip-hop culture spread quickly – to places like London, seen here in 1984. Kerstin Rodgers/Redferns

Hip-hop at 50: 7 essential listens to celebrate rap’s widespread influence

On Aug. 11, 1973, a block party in the Bronx spawned a genre that would go on to influence nearly all aspects of US culture – and the music, fashion and art of countries around the world.
Una mujer posa para una foto delante de un vehículo militar del Grupo Wagner. Feodor Larin/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

El motín de Wagner dinamita la imagen de “hombre fuerte” de Putin

Los signos de descontento entre los nacionalistas rusos y el Grupo Wagner habían ido creciendo antes de que la columna de paramilitares iniciara una marcha abortada sobre Moscú.
Evguéni Prigojine, le patron de Wagner, ici caricaturé lors du carnaval du Lundi des Roses à Düsseldorf le 20 février dernier, ne cesse d’appeler le pouvoir russe à durcir encore sa guerre contre l’Ukraine et ses soutiens, tous assimilés à des nazis. Il n’est pas le seul à tenir un tel discours. Ina Fassbender/AFP

En Russie, l’élite politique gagnée par la nervosité face aux critiques du camp ultra-nationaliste

Alors que l’Ukraine contre-attaque, et frappe même le territoire russe, l’élite moscovite constate avec inquiétude que les radicaux exigent une escalade rapide.
Ottawa County Commissioners Joe Moss, left, and Sylvia Rhodea ran for the positions vowing they would ‘thwart tyranny’ in the community. Evan Cobb for The Washington Post via Getty Images

How ‘constitutional county’ declarations undermine the Constitution – a legal scholar explains

By declaring a ‘constitutional county,’ local leaders assert they are creating a refuge from anti- or unconstitutional actions undertaken by an overzealous state or federal authority.
The House GOP under new leader Kevin McCarthy, center in front of flag, adopted rules that included changes to operations of the office that conducts investigations of members. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Scandals can end congressional careers – which is why the Office of Congressional Ethics regularly faces attempts to rein it in

House lawmakers created an independent office to conduct ethics investigations. But new changes by the GOP to rules governing the office were just the latest attempt to defang it.


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