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Tamil cinema’s breakup songs favour men. Here Dhanush consoles Sivakarthikeyan in the 2013 film ‘Ethir Neechal’ (‘Swimming Against the Tide’). (Wunderbar Films)

Tamil cinema’s breakup songs need a little more love

‘Soup songs,’ a genre of Tamil breakup songs, refer to a man’s emotional state after being dumped and are full of blame for women. A more nuanced approach to love would be better for everyone.
Anna May Wong appears alongside Akim Tamiroff in a promotional poster for the 1939 film ‘King of Chinatown.’ LMPC/Getty Images

How Hollywood actress Anna May Wong reinvented herself

The Asian American actress rose to fame in an era when white actors in yellowface were more likely to play Asian characters than Asian ones.
The UNESCO-recognized Pechersk-Lavra monastic complex dating from the 11th century comprises multiple monastic buildings and bell towers, and its 600-metre network of catacombs contains chapels, relics and tombs of the monks. (Shutterstock)

Ukraine: Heritage buildings, if destroyed, can be rebuilt but never replaced

Lviv is an important Renaissance and baroque urban centre in Eastern Europe, and its two remaining synagogues survived mass destruction in the Second World War.

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