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With the jihadis gone, booze is back in Iraq's Mosul

World Dec 4, 2018

With the jihadis gone, booze is back in Iraq's Mosul

Rows of yellow-labeled whiskey bottles sit alongside imported French wines, while cans of Korean beer chill in the fridge: With Iraq's Mosul free of jihadis, the booze is back. The city spent three years under the iron-fisted rule of the Islamic State group, which punished ...

Move over, wine! French entrepreneurs enter world of whiskey-making

World Nov 25, 2018

Move over, wine! French entrepreneurs enter world of whiskey-making

In recent years, Japan stunned traditional whiskey-makers Scotland, Ireland and America by exploding onto the international market and winning over connoisseurs of the tipple long considered an exclusive dominion. Now, entrepreneurs in France — a country better known for its mastery of wine and cognac ...