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  • Stories on koalas in Australian bushfires

    Brisbane City, Australia Science & Environment 29 Feb 2020

    Hi overseas editors, if you're interested in stories about koalas in the Australian bushfires, please get in touch to discuss specific pitches. Please no emails from other random journos asking me to help them find work or other things. Thanks. Read more

  • Coronavirus in Italy

    Milan, Italy Breaking News 29 Feb 2020

    Breaking news and reporting from Italy. Read more

  • Coronavirus Arrives To Spain. 12 Cases Confirmed.

    Barcelona, Spain Breaking News 29 Feb 2020

    Catalonia confirms the second case of coronavirus: a 22-year-old, Joan Guiz. The Department of Salut has just reported a new contagion of coronavirus in Catalonia. This is a 22-year-old who had recently been to Italy. Health authorities are trying to identify people who had direct contact with the... Read more

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    The economic cost and dilemma of South Sudanese civil servants following the reversal of 32 states to 10

    Tonj, South Sudan Investigative Reporting 29 Feb 2020

    South Sudan 32 states created during Kiir-Riek power struggle war have been reversed to original 10 states and three administrative areas. An estimated 60,000 Civil servants from 20 new states will have to return to the headquarters of old 10 states. About 90 percent of this population reportedly... Read more

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    Uganda's Poor Waste Management Policy Turning Kampala into a City of illegal Dumping

    Kampala, Uganda Science & Environment 29 Feb 2020

    Late this December, five men pushing wooden wheelbarrows full of garbage to an illegal dumping site in a Kampala suburb got into a scuffle with the landowner and their wheelbarrows were confiscated for illegal dumping. Scuffles about illegal dumping are very common in all slum areas of Uganda’s... Read more

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    The Mexican women who raps against femicide in the most dangerous place in Mexico City

    Mexico City, Mexico Cultural 29 Feb 2020

    Mexican MC Jezzy P is an exciting and respected voice in rap at Ecatepec, the most dangerous place for females in Mexico. But Jessica Roldán, her real name, is doing more than just music to empower women within the monster itself, she has become a leader in the community trough hip-hop culture,... Read more

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    Corona virus Suspicion in Nairobi,Kenya

    Nairobi, Kenya Medical 29 Feb 2020

    A Kenyan student from Guangzhou China has been isolated at KNH after being suspected to have symptoms similar to Corona virus. KQ passenger from Guangzhou have after arriving at JKIA in Nairobi shown symptoms of the virus and immediately rushed to KNH for check.The suspect has been sequestrated for... Read more

  • Paris International Agriculture Fair hopes to regain consumer confidence - Paris, February 22 - March 1.

    Paris, France Current Affairs 01 Mar 2020

    Amidst the rise of criticism against Farmers, the Paris International Agriculture Fair will open its 57th edition on February 22nd with the hopes to renew dialogue and confidence with consumers. This popular fair with more than 630 000 visitors wishes to prove that practices are evolving more... Read more

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    Iraqi parliament fails to vote on new government

    Baghdad, Iraq Breaking News 01 Mar 2020

    Iraqi parliament failed to vote on the new government on Thursday due to disagreement among the country's rivaling political factions, scheduling the vote for Saturday to allow further discussions. Prime Minister-designate, Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi, was supposed to submit his government on Thursday to... Read more

  • Xpeng Motors Chinese EV startup and Tesla competitor interview with Vice President Brian Gu

    Guangzhou, China Business 01 Mar 2020

    “This is a critical juncture for Xpeng Motors because we are about to launch and deliver our second model which in the Chinese EV startup world not many companies achieve that back when I started there were dozens if not hundreds of companies saying they were going to produce EVs few have even test... Read more

  • Spain will create a national strategy of garbage fishing due the avalanche of waste that arrives at the sea.

    Barcelona, Spain Climate Change 03 Mar 2020

    The Spanish coast testify to the aggravation of the problem since the amount of plastic waste on the beaches grew 65% in six years, according to the latest balance of the Marine Garbage Monitoring Program of the Ministry of Ecological Transition. A unique fact within the European Union is that... Read more

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    Accident

    Akkaraipattu, Sri Lanka Current Affairs 03 Mar 2020

    It is very Sad to Announce the tragic death of Mohamed Anees Mohamed (age 28) of Hamza road, Ottamavadi in Batticaloa Division. He is a father for four children and hit the train traveling from Batticaloa to Colombo in Ottamavadi Arapanagar station. It is been reported that the Mohamed Anees... Read more

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    Train Hits

    Akkaraipattu, Sri Lanka Social 03 Mar 2020

    It is very Sad to Announce the tragic death of Mohamed Anees Mohamed (age 28) of Hamza road, Ottamavadi in Batticaloa Division. He is a father for four children and hit the train traveling from Batticaloa to Colombo in Ottamavadi Arapanagar station. It is been reported that the Mohamed Anees... Read more

  • Australian Bushfires

    Brisbane City, Australia Investigative Reporting 03 Mar 2020

    Pending title: Bushfires in Australia - the economic and environmental impact A.1 Interview Professor Chris Dickman, an expert on Australian biodiversity at the University of Sydney, who estimates half a billion animals have been killed in the bushfires. [B.1] Understand how he came to that... Read more

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    Coronavirus first case is confirmed in Brazil

    Belo Horizonte, Brazil Breaking News 04 Mar 2020

    The Ministry of Health has confirmed the first case of Coronavirus in Brazil this morning. The man with the virus has 61 years old, lives in Sao Paulo and made a business trip to Italy between February 9th-21th. The patient arrived asymptomatic and, after a few days, sought a health service with... Read more

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    Coronavirus Spreads Panic Among Iraqis, Fuels Their Anger Against Government

    Baghdad, Iraq Breaking News 06 Mar 2020

    Panic spreads among Iraqis as coronavirus cases reached Iraq, adding to the nation's woes and fueling public anger against the government for not doing enough to counter the disease. As of Thursday, Iraqi Health Ministry identified seven cases: A four-member family, and a man in the northern city of... Read more

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    Iraq's ongoing turmoil delays 2020 budget, threatens ailing economy

    Baghdad, Iraq Breaking News 07 Mar 2020

    Months-long turmoil in Iraq has delayed the approval of this year budget, threatening to impact the colossal task of rebuilding after a devastating war with the Islamic State group and to fuel the growing public anger over shabby services. With the government expenditure makes up nearly 80 percent... Read more

  • Parliamentary elections Slovakia

    Bratislava, Slovakia Current Affairs 07 Mar 2020

    On Saturday February 29th Slovaks go to polls in a very tight political contest two years after the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak that has shaken the country. He reported extensively on corruption reaching as high as then Prime Minister's Robert Fico's entourage and according to the... Read more

  • Coronavirus arrives to Spain. 12 cases confirmed. Pharmacies run out of masks.

    Barcelona, Spain Breaking News 12 Mar 2020

    Catalonia confirms the second case of coronavirus: a 22-year-old, Joan Guiz. The Department of Salut has just reported a new contagion of coronavirus in Catalonia. This is a 22-year-old who had recently been to Italy. Health authorities are trying to identify people who had direct contact with the... Read more

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    President of Brazil calls protest against congress by WhatsApp

    Belo Horizonte, Brazil Breaking News 15 Mar 2020

    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro sent a video on Whastapp to his friends that calls on the population to go to the streets to protest on March 15th to defend him, to encourage policies of the extreme right, including against the institution of the National Congress. Read more

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    DIGITISING LAND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN EAST AFRICA

    Kampala, Uganda Science & Environment 16 Mar 2020

    Africa has faced difficulties in administering property rights for many years. Manual processing of requests and complex procedures have been leading to fraud, delays and errors, undermining the effectiveness of administering and securing property rights for citizens- hence the land conflicts. In... Read more

  • KILLING OF JOURNALIST AZIZ MEMON IN PAKISTAN

    Karachi, Pakistan Breaking News 31 Mar 2020

    http://www.freedomtalk.net/ is demanding the Federal Government of Pakistan for a fair and non-political investigation into the murder of the journalist, Aziz Memon. February 16, 2020, unidentified killers murdered a journalist, Aziz Memon, who was working with Sindhi TV channel KTN News and... Read more

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    Filmmaker, 360 Filmmaker and Breaking News

    Lisbon, Portugal Breaking News 31 Mar 2020

    I am a freelance Filmmaker and 360 Filmmaker based in German andPortugal. I am available to cover breaking news and to produce theme based short documentaries and news package and 360 production. Read more

  • Is Africa the richest continent?

    Harare, Zimbabwe Breaking News 31 Mar 2020

    Africa is a key territory on the global map. Rich in oil and natural resources, the continent holds a strategic position. Rich inn oil and natural resources, Africa is the world’s fastest-growing region for foreign direct investment. It has approximately 3percent of the earth’s remaining mineral... Read more

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    Living in toxic

    Dhaka, Bangladesh Science & Environment 31 Mar 2020

    "We can’t stop breathing. But we can do something about the quality of our air" I am pleased to enclose here my proposal on a feature story news (video) called “Living in toxic” about Air. I am looking forward to hear from you. Thank You. About: Bangladesh has the most polluted air in the... Read more

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    True Lives of Strippers in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    Ciudad Real, Spain Cultural 01 Apr 2020

    In an interview with Christina and Nastya, two previous strippers from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; they explain some of the most memorable aspects of their job, positive and negative. Themes include origins, family relations, men, life goals and the links between Americans and money. Read more

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    Autism in Kyrgyzstan and the positive impact of a young British couple

    Ciudad Real, Spain Cultural 01 Apr 2020

    Article exploring the work of an Autism organisation in Kyrgyzstan, a country where there is an underlying stigma against Autism and the positive work by a young British couple to help advance the system of education of young Kyrgyz autistic children. Read more

  • Where is our household happiness?

    Islamabad, Pakistan Social 08 Apr 2020

    This piece traces the patterns of discontent and disturbance in our society at the level of family. It peeks into issues like traumatic childhoods and psychological setbacks of unhealthy family environments with the help of common stories and stats. It can leave readers with a more active insight on... Read more

  • The Southern Africa is in a Climate emergency

    Harare, Zimbabwe Training 14 Apr 2020

    The climate emergency is a growing threat particularly to the most vulnerable, and a particular threat to the long-term health, safety and prosperity of people in Southern Africa. Southern Africa is facing massive famine this year. This is a result of change of seasons due to shift of climate and... Read more

  • Hope in Haiti

    Indianapolis, United States of America Natural Disasters 30 Apr 2020

    A decade ago an earthquake destroyed much of Haiti and changed millions of lives. Many stories cover the devastation and lack of improvement over the past ten years. In the town of Fondwa 16 miles (26km) from the epicenter there is a story of hope. US-based Zanmi Fondwa ("Friends of Fondwa") has... Read more

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