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Malta restores forgotten British WWII, Cold War tunnels

World Aug 1, 2017

Malta restores forgotten British WWII, Cold War tunnels

In a vast network of tunnels carved into the rocks under the Maltese capital Valletta, faded maps of the Mediterranean hint at the place's role in directing key battles in World War II. Malta is now restoring the 28-km (17-mile) of tunnels, planning to open ...

Belgium's artistic flights of fancy

Art Aug 1, 2017

Belgium's artistic flights of fancy

by Jeff Michael Hammond

Diabolic torture inflicted on the ungodly; unspeakable yearnings straight out of the subconscious — the country now known as Belgium has given the world over five centuries' worth of depictions of the unimaginable. "Fantastic Art in Belgium" at The Bunkamura Museum of Art places Hieronymus ...

Carp edge Tigers behind Nomura

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Aug 1, 2017

Carp edge Tigers behind Nomura

Yusuke Nomura allowed two runs over six innings on Tuesday as the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp held off the second-place Hanshin Tigers 4-3. Nomura (7-4) got a three-run first inning lead as he cruised through the early innings before 31,269 at Mazda Stadium. "The Tigers beat ...