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  • EALA PARLIAMENT KICKS OFF IN KAMPALA UGANDA

    Kampala, Uganda Current Affairs 23 Feb 2018

    EALA Parliament kicks off in Kampala City with lots of issues to discuss, including regional business and how to help their local communities produce what products that are marketable. Read more

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    Entire family (23 people) removed from cruise ship after brawl.

    Eden, Australia Cultural 23 Feb 2018

    From the ABC: "An entire family group who were removed from a Carnival cruise after a brawl overnight were involved in other incidents during a 10-day South Pacific cruise, Carnival Australia says. The company confirmed that the 23 people taken off the Carnival Legend by police were members of... Read more

  • Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea

    PyeongChang, South Korea Current Affairs 24 Feb 2018

    I will be in PyeongChang covering the Olympics for the Washington Post. I will be following the North Korean athletes as well as monitoring the orchestra and other parts of the delegation, as well as doing general news. Happy to do two-ways for radio/television from the games venue as available. Read more

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    Florida school shooting

    Parkland, United States of America Current Affairs 24 Feb 2018

    Seventeen students and staff died, and 14 were injured, in America's latest gun massacre - at Marjory Stoneman Douglas School in Parkland, Florida. As chilling new details emerge of the life and character of gunman Nikolas Cruz, 19, the grieving families have begun to bury their dead - and the... Read more

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    Mobile World Congress

    Barcelona, Spain Technology 27 Feb 2018

    I’ll be covering the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry (26 February – 1 March). Available for Video Rushes, Photography, Interview, Live Phoner for Radio, Skype for TV, News Gathering. Read more

  • The Tales of Saudi Female Tour Guides - Powerful Female Narraitves of Saudi Culture, Histroy And Ar

    Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Current Affairs, Film & Theatre, Cultural, 360 Videography 28 Feb 2018

    The ancient villages and venerable holy cities have been for centuries the emblem of Saudi culture and lifestyle. Since the 90s women in Saudi have been providing tours unofficially and unlicensed while mentoring young male tour guides who then get official licenses more easily. Indeed, female... Read more

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    Interview to Brenda Milner (99 years old) founder of neuropsychology

    Montréal, Canada Science & Environment 28 Feb 2018

    Interview to Brenda Milner (99 years old) founder of neuropsychology. Milner has been called the founder of neuropsychology,[and has proven to be an essential key in its development. She received the Kavli Prize in Neuroscience “for the discovery of specialized brain networks for memory and... Read more

  • Central Punjab, the hub of Child Pornography

    Lahore, Pakistan Investigative Reporting 28 Feb 2018

    Punjab, the largest province of Pakistan has emerged as a hub of the trade of children pornography and the images related to the sexual abuse of children. In a recent few months at least two culprits have been nabbed, involved in recording and online posting the sex videos of children. In most of... Read more

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    GREECE: How much suffering is enough suffering? Two years since informal refugee camp was shut down

    Athina, Greece Social 28 Feb 2018

    Two years are passing since one of the biggest humanitarian crisis on European ground in last decade took place. Some 15.000 people were trapped in a border between Greece and Macedonia living in tents under snow and rain for months. “We had no blankets in tent, while outside was snowing. The... Read more

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    Romania ranked last in EU according to Democracy Index 2017

    București, Romania Politics 28 Feb 2018

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    Ethiopia ends ban on nationals overseas employment in Middle Eastern Nations

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Investigative Reporting 28 Feb 2018

    Ethiopia has after a four year ban allowed it's nationals to be employed in Middle Eastern nations. The ban was put in place in 2014 after grisly reports of abuse of Ethiopian migrant workers countries like Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. the end of the ban is expected to benefit hundreds of... Read more

  • Asian Martial arts in Tunisia

    Tunis, Tunisia Sports 28 Feb 2018

    The martial arts of Asian origin are popular among the Tunisian people and are the number one in terms of the number of those who come to them because of the sport of ethics. Questions: Why did you choose Asian sport, which is far away from Tunisia instead of choosing another sport, for example... Read more

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    Bans on extramarital and gay sex proposed in Indonesia

    Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, Indonesia Current Affairs, Social, Cultural 28 Feb 2018

    http://www.simonroughneen.com/asia/seasia/indonesia/bans-on-extramarital-and-gay-sex-proposed-in-indonesia-rte-world-report/ Indonesian parliamentarians will vote soon on measures which include criminalizing not only gay sex but all sex outside marriage between men and women... Read more

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    text/video interview of Dawa Yongzam Sherpa

    Kathmandu, Nepal Entertainment & Celebrity 28 Feb 2018

    Dawa Yongzam Sherpa completed a rigorous course run by the Swiss-based International Federation of Mountain Guides, often described as a Ph.D. in mountaineering. The prestigious qualification has been awarded to around 6,000 people worldwide and just 50 men in Nepal, despite climbing being a... Read more

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    Romania's for Western part are close to travelling by bike over a single weekend between 2 countries.

    București, Romania Cultural 28 Feb 2018

    People in Timisioara(RO) are anxious to be able to travel to Serbia by bike. Up to know only 37km of the track are ready, stopping short of reaching Serbia. Many hope that they will soon go by bike from Timisoara, in West Romania to Zrenjanin, Serbia visiting by bike 2 countries in over a single... Read more

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    INterview with BAT ROmania new boss

    București, Romania Business 28 Feb 2018

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  • Nam Du Island, Southern Vietnam

    Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam Cultural 28 Feb 2018

    The ban on foreigners visiting the Vietnamese island of Nam Du and its surrounding archipelago of 21 unspoiled islets in the Gulf of Thailand has been lifted again. https://e.vnexpress.net/projects/the-most-beautiful-islands-in-vietnam-you-cant-visit-3547642/index.html I will travel there... Read more

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    UE pose des conditions pour la présidentielle au Mali

    Bamako, Mali Current Affairs 28 Feb 2018

    L'Union européenne a posé une série de conditions aux autorités maliennes pour l'envoi d'une mission d'observation lors du scrutin présidentiel de juillet 2018. Au premier rang de celles-ci : en finir avec " l'opacité " du recensement général des votes à la Cour constitutionnelle. Read more

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    Nigeria - Boko Haram school attack latest

    Lagos, Nigeria Current Affairs 28 Feb 2018

    Fears grow for students at a school in Northeastern Nigeria following a Boko Haram attack on Monday (19 Feb). Initial reports said all students escaped but two days later some parents want answers saying their children have not returned home. Some fear the scenario is a repeat of the Chibok school... Read more

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    High salt intake may severely impact brain health

    New York, United States of America Medical 28 Feb 2018

    According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), large amounts of salt in the diet can increase the risk of heart attack or stroke. But, a new study published in Nature Neuroscience shows that high salt intake may also have a dramatic impact on memory and how well you think. Scientists at Weil... Read more

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    Toilet Man Of India

    Jaipur, India Social 01 Mar 2018

    An estimated 2.3 billion people worldwide live without toilets... and 60% of them are Indians. One in every two people in Indian defecates in the open, according to the most recent Indian census. This week, we meet one man who is taking on the epic challenge of India’s sanitation crisis..... Dr... Read more

  • Iranians interested in Albania

    Tiranë, Albania Investigative Reporting 01 Mar 2018

    Iranians looks like are interested in Albania. Data coming from Alexa.com show that two of the most important news outlets in Albania have a growing audience from Iran, strange for a Balkan country and not adding it never happened before. Read more

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    Millennials Unconcerned about HIV Testing

    New York, United States of America Medical 15 Mar 2018

    The January 2018 Health Statistics Report from the Centers for Disease Control finds that the trend in HIV testing is downward for people between the ages of 15 to 44. The most common reason given by respondents was that they believed it was unlikely that they had been exposed to HIV. Worryingly,... Read more

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    Russian Presidential Exelction 2018

    Moskva, Russia Politics 19 Mar 2018

    The election campaign will start later but we already have some qs and inputs such as - will Mr. Putin will run for it, who will be his opponents (or "opponents") etc. I can start to tell about it right now and anyway I'll be here at the Election Night :) Last 3 elexx I was an election officer so... Read more

  • The Biz Lounge

    London, United Kingdom Finance 30 Mar 2018

    I produce a daily 2 minute video for UK investors in stocks - looking at a particular stock, and 'big boss' focus - from business, sports, showbiz, etc. The aim of the videos is to make investing ideas available to non-professional investors in a friendly and easy to access format. Read more

  • Far-Right Set to Win Costa Rica's Elections

    San José, Costa Rica Politics 31 Mar 2018

    Elections will take place this week in Costa Rica, with a tropical version of Trump (http://bit.ly/2CX5d8j) currently leading the polls. A runoff vote will be held in April. The far-right and the religious parties are taking the lead, with frontrunners Juan Diego Castro and Fabricio Alvarado,... Read more

  • Albania between dams and tourism

    Tiranë, Albania Science & Environment 31 Mar 2018

    Albanians are largely discussing whether dams or tourism is more important in the country when 500 new dams are planned to being build in national parks. Read more

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    Breakthrough blood test first ever to detect Parkinson's

    New York, United States of America Medical 31 Mar 2018

    About one million Americans have Parkinson's disease. That's more than those living with multiple sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease and multiple sclerosis - combined. The vast majority of Parkinson's sufferers are over 50 years old. According to a recently published study, researchers have modified... Read more

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    Tuition Assistance Provided to Children of Visually Impaired

    Monrovia, Liberia Investigative Reporting 01 Apr 2018

    MONROVIA, Montserrado – Primary school education is one of the building blocks of life. However, for children living in poverty in Liberia, the likelihood of accessing and completing their primary school education cycle is substantially reduced. Those chances are even worse for children of... Read more

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    Bucharest eat with strangers trend

    București, Romania Cultural 05 Apr 2018

    Got an idea about an piece on a new trend that's gaining speed in Bucharest. Peer-to-peer dining. It's about bringing strangers into your home and cooking for them for a fee. I know a person who is developing this endeavor. He's very passionate about cooking, and this allows him to both exercise... Read more

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