A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: what Putin fears, (9:10) Trump at the Republican National Convention and (16:10) France’s university to rival MIT.
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Archaeologists are searching for the tomb of Amenhotep III and in the process they find pottery from the ancient Egyptian celebration of the dead.
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