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  • Will the US be ostracized at the UN climate summit in Bonn?

    Bonn, Germany Politics, Current Affairs, Science & Environment 21 Nov 2017

    The annual UN climate summit kicks off on 6 November in Bonn, Germany, and will last for two weeks. The summit will be crucial for determining the rules of the Paris Accord agreed two years ago. Donald Trump has announced his intention to pull the US out of the accord, but it will take several... Read more

  • Prince of Wales to Visit Hurricane-damaged Caribbean Islands

    Saint John's, Antigua and Barbuda Current Affairs, Science & Environment, Natural Disasters, Entertainment & Celebrity 21 Nov 2017

    The Prince of Wales arrives in Antigua on Friday as part of a four island weekend visit. During his trip, he will visit Barbuda, Tortola and Dominica - islands all hard hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. He will also attend several engagements while in Antigua. Available for live interviews... Read more

  • Cattle rustlers kill 50 in Zamfara, Nigeria

    Gusau, Nigeria Investigative Reporting 21 Nov 2017

    Reports from people who survived cattle rustlers attack in Shinkafi local government area of Zamfara state, Nigeria, say at least 50 people, including women and children have been killed by the rustlers, who used motorcycles and dangerous weapon to launch their attack in 3 villages of the... Read more

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    Yugoslav tribunal renders Mladic judgement

    Den Haag, Netherlands Current Affairs 23 Nov 2017

    The UN tribunal for the former Yugoslavia hands downs its verdict against 'the butcher of Bosnia' general Ratko Mladic on Wednesday November 22nd. Mladic has been charged with genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanty for his key role in the brutal Bosnian Serb campaign of ethnic cleansing... Read more

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    Why Greeks on every 17th November march towards American embassy?

    Athina, Greece Politics, Investigative Reporting, Research, Social 25 Nov 2017

    The 44th anniversary of the November 17, 1973 student uprising against the Junta will take place tomorrow. As every year Athenians and visitors from other cities place flowers in the Athens Polytechnic, where revolt against military dictatorship was staged. As every year also tomorrow a march... Read more

  • PROTEST OVER GEOLOGISTS KIDNAPPED BY BOKO HARAM

    Abuja, Nigeria Current Affairs 26 Nov 2017

    On July 25th, 2017 Boko Haram struck an oil exploration site in Nigeria's north east, killing soldiers and geologists of the University of Maiduguri who were drilling for oil in the Lake Chad Basin. There will be a protest march to State House, Abuja tomorrow to remind the Nigerian govt that... Read more

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    2017 Chilean Election

    Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile Politics 26 Nov 2017

    Who is Beatriz Sánchez? Can the leader of recently formed left wing coalition Frente Amplio win the 2017 presidency over the former right-wing president Sebastian Pinera, or will the current ruling party, Nueva Mayoría, candidate Alejandro Guillier become the favorite to win the election?... Read more

  • NIGERIAN DOCTORS BRAIN DRAIN

    Abuja, Nigeria Medical 27 Nov 2017

    Background The Nigerian Medical Association says that since inception in 1960 it has licensed 72,000 medical doctors . Only 35,000 of them practice in Nigeria. Most doctors who want to leave list low remuneration and poor working conditions as the main reason are writing professional placement... Read more

  • Zimbabwe political crisis - what next?

    Harare, Zimbabwe Current Affairs 27 Nov 2017

    Reporting from Zimbabwe where the armed forces launched a take-over last week to "correct" political instability and round up criminals around First Lady Grace Mugabe. Robert Mugabe and his wife are under house arrest but he is refusing to resign and on Sunday went on State Television to insist he... Read more

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    Developing: Catalan Independence Crisis And The Reaction Of Madrid

    Madrid, Spain Politics, Current Affairs 29 Nov 2017

    On Friday, 27 October, the Catalan regional parliament, led by President Carles Puigdemont declared independence from Spain and the creation of a new Catalan Republic. Just hours after, in Madrid, the Spanish Senate voted to apply Article 155 of the Constitution, which authorized the central... Read more

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    Egyptair augmente ses vols hebdomadaires vers Casablanca au Maroc

    Casablanca, Morocco Business, Finance, Current Affairs 29 Nov 2017

    A partir du 01 décembre, la compagnie aérienne EgyptAir augmentera à onze (11) ses fréquences hebdomadaires du Caire vers Casablanca, au Maroc. Pour la compagnie, il s’agit de la réadaptation de son calendrier d’hiver afin de satisfaire la demande croissante de sa clientèle à destination du Royaume... Read more

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    24 STONE DANCER BREAKS TABOOS WITH SUCCESSFUL CAREER

    London, United Kingdom Entertainment & Celebrity 30 Nov 2017

    Headline PLUS SIZE DANCER IS BREAKING TABOOS WITH SUCCESSFUL CAREER At 15, she broke a chair in a dancing presentation and was ridiculed by the audience. There and then she decided she was going to be fat and a dancer. Teaser HOW A PLUS SIZE DANCER BECAME CENTRE STAGE WHEN SHE... Read more

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    What Happens when Balkan Citizens Return Home After Fighting in Wars in Syria and Ukraine?

    Podgorica, Montenegro Investigative Reporting 30 Nov 2017

    The documentary film “The Road of No Return?” explores the topic of Montenegro and Balkan citizens who return home and face convictions after enlisting in foreign wars in countries like Syria or Ukraine. The film, produced by the Center for Democratic Transition (CDT), a non-governmental... Read more

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    Another suicide attempt in isolated detention facilities.

    Athina, Greece Politics, Investigative Reporting, Social 30 Nov 2017

    Two days ago Pakistani migrant reportedly attempted to commit a suicide in detention facility Korinthos. The conditions in Greek detention facilities continue to stay alarming and authorities were criticized many times by human right’s organization, including European Committee for the Prevention of... Read more

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    President Zuma calls a meeting of SADc foreign affairs minister in Botswana

    Gaborone, Botswana Politics 30 Nov 2017

    The Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), His Excellency President Jacob Zuma of South Africa has called for a meeting to discuss the unfolding political and security situation in Zimbabwe. The meeting will be held today at the SADC Secretariat in Gaborone, Botswana.... Read more

  • Auckland Flower Show 2017

    Littlehampton, United Kingdom Social, Cultural, 360 Videography 30 Nov 2017

    This coming Spring from November 2017, Auckland will play host to the first North Island based international flower and garden show since the Ellerslie International Flower Show was moved to Christchurch in 2008. The New Zealand Flower and Garden Show will be a celebration of modern horticulture... Read more

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    UN General Assembly

    New York, United States of America Politics 30 Nov 2017

    I am working at the United Nations (which gives me full access to most of the meetings and conferences) and am very interested in covering the 2017 General Assembly. I can write and speak impeccably in English, Spanish and Portuguese so am willing to cover the GA in any of those languages. Here is a... Read more

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    Balet classes for the blind improve mobility and self-esteem

    Ciudad de México, Mexico Current Affairs, Film & Theatre, Health & Fitness, Social, Cultural 30 Nov 2017

    Every week a group of blind and partially sighted students aged between 9 and 22 take ballet lessons. Based on the belief that dance is ingrained in humanity’s biological roots, ‘Psicoballet’ came to Mexico in 1984, and is said to improve not only the mobility, strength, balance and posture of... Read more

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    'I FINALLY FOUND A MAN WHO CAN HANDLE MY EXIHIBITIONISM ,'SAYS WOMAN WITH 80 THOUSAND INSTAGRAM FOLL

    London, United Kingdom Social 30 Nov 2017

    Teaser After big body transformation, woman finally meets a man who can handle her male fans Story details Angela lost nearly 7 stones and became super fit without any surgery or cosmetic procedure, attracting over 80 thousand followers on Instagram - mostly men. She became sort of a 'sexy'... Read more

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    A PALESTINIAN EQUESTRIAN WOMAN BREAKS SOCIAL TABOOS TO COMPETE IN 2020 OLYMICS

    Gaza Sports 01 Dec 2017

    Summary Breaking cultural and social taboos, Mais, a 25 year old from Gaza, is one of the few Palestinian women who go horse riding in the Strip. She learned to ride horses when she was child, and is enthusiastic to compete in 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. She does riding exercise with her coach... Read more

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    Gaza in 2020 – A liveable place?

    Gaza Science & Environment 01 Dec 2017

    Summary More than 90 percent of the Gaza Strip’s water is undrinkable. The rest is quickly running out. A combination of factors is rapidly depriving the population of this most basic of needs. Water distillation privet planets try to secure the Gazans need to keep them alive. UN warned that damage... Read more

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    Honour Killing, A German Pakistani doctor killed on the name of honour

    Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan Current Affairs 01 Dec 2017

    A culprit arrested on the charge to kill her wife confess in the police custody that he killed her doctor wife on honour. The Jhelum police told that the culprit said he brought his Pakistani wife to Jhelum where he killed her to protect his ‘honour’, . The couple had married 16 years ago.... Read more

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    Ethiopian Airlines relooke complètement sa flotte de Boeing 767-300 ER

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Business 01 Dec 2017

    La compagnie aérienne Ethiopian Airlines a annoncé ce samedi 12 Août, la rénovation complète de sa flotte de Boeing B767-300ER avec de nouveaux sièges et systèmes de divertissement à bord Read more

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    Compagnies aériennes - 06 Embraer ERJ 135 et 145 pour Air Namibia

    Windhoek, Namibia Business 01 Dec 2017

    Air Namibia a confirmé son intention d'acheter six jets Embraer, ERJ 135 et ERJ 145. La compagnie entend prendre possession des premiers avions d’ici janvier 2018 Read more

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    American energy ambitions stopped on North Greek fields. Locals: “Pipeline over our dead bodies."

    Athina, Greece Business, Politics, Current Affairs, Science & Environment, Natural Disasters, Investigative Reporting, Research, Social 08 Dec 2017

    “We appreciate Greek contributions to European energy security through its support of the TAP,” Trump said during the October’s visit of Greek pre-minister Tsipras in White House. American energy ambitions in Europe are after sanctions against Russia no secret anymore. “Sanctions were clearly... Read more

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    GREECE: Islamophobic orthodox priest spreads hate online, anti-muslim gatherings every Sunday.

    Athina, Greece Current Affairs, Investigative Reporting, Social, Cultural 08 Dec 2017

    “We don’t want mosque not here nor at any other place in Greece. This is Orthodox land, a land of heroes,” Father Kleomenis, a 38-year-old internet sensation and vlogger, explains to us. Group of his faithfull followers gathered for another Sunday afternoon in front of the locked doors. Behind first... Read more

  • LOW TECH SOLUTION TO POVERTY

    Kisumu, Kenya Business 10 Dec 2017

    In Kenya, a young man has invented a sisal machine that processes raw sisal into ropes. From a raw material price of Sh5 ($0.05), his machine churns out a product worth Sh100 ($1) in a surprisingly low tech process with zero pollution. He is now looking for venture capitalists who can invest in... Read more

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    A sailor's promise from pre-minister of Slovenia to a desperate Syrian refugee?

    Ljubljana, Slovenia Politics, Current Affairs, Investigative Reporting, Social 16 Dec 2017

    Last Tuesday a Slovenian prime Minister Miro Cerar promised the government will consider granting a residence permit to 46-year-old Syrian refugee Ahmad Shamieh in one of its upcoming sessions. Shamieh applied for asylum in Slovenia 20 months ago after he was refused entry into neighbouring... Read more

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    ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES : Acquisition de 59 nouveaux avions d'ici 08 ans

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Business, Finance, Current Affairs 30 Dec 2017

    Ethiopian Airlines(ET), la plus grande compagnie aérienne d’Afrique a dévoilé son plan de croissance à moyen terme. Elle annonce un chiffre d'affaires annuel prévisionnel de 25 milliards de dollars d'ici 2025 et l’acquisition de 59 nouveaux avions sur la même période Read more

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    Hacking the Earthquake, tracking the money – how an Italian movement is facing corruption in reconst

    Torino, Italy Current Affairs 31 Dec 2017

    Terremotocentroitalia is not just the name of the Italian regions that last August have been havily affected by an earthquake. It is also the tech response a group of volunteering developers and social experts are giving to a big problem: helping the population bit by a natural disaster to... Read more

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