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  • Iron Maiden Live in London 'Book of Souls

    Littlehampton, United Kingdom Cultural 25 May 2017

    Images and review of Iron Maidens London Dates on the Book of Souls world tour. Iron Maiden are a British heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The band's discography has grown to thirty-eight albums, including sixteen studio... Read more

  • China may face Baluchistan Liberation Army's resistance over Belt and Road Initiative

    Peshawar, Pakistan Current Affairs 26 May 2017

    In a fresh wave of violence, Pakistan’s restive province, Baluchistan had 3 major terror assaults over the last 10 days in which 38 people killed and scores injured including an abortive attempt on the Deputy Chairman Senate Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Hyderi. In one of the attacks, 10 labors working... Read more

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    Available to cover Trump's Brussels visit this week

    Brussel, Belgium Politics, Current Affairs 26 May 2017

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    Venezuela: Rise of the t-shirt soldiers

    Caracas, Venezuela War Reporter 26 May 2017

    The Maduro government calls them rioters and looters but they regard themselves as the protectors of the thousands of Venezuelans marching peacefully to demand elections. They are the "soldados de franela" or "t-shirt soldiers", a unique, street-wise force, that is the by product of the oil-rich... Read more

  • Royals and Celebs Head To The Chelsea Flower Show - The UK's Most Glamorous Event

    London, United Kingdom Science & Environment, Social, Cultural 27 May 2017

    Royalty, celebrities and tens of thousands of lucky ticket holders will mingle next week at the UK’s most colourful and glamorous event – The Chelsea Flower Show (22-27 May). With show gardens celebrating the landscapes of China, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Spain, Malta, Bermuda and the UK – this... Read more

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    Philippines mulls tighter rules on gun ownership

    Malolos, Philippines Current Affairs 27 May 2017

    President Duterte announced during a recent meeting with businessmen in the firearms industry that he is planning to order a revision of the country's gun ownership rules in an effort to curb the communist insurgency as well as religious extremism. Proliferation and relatively easy access to small... Read more

  • While Trump visits Brussels, Obama will challenge him in Berlin

    Berlin, Germany Politics, Current Affairs 27 May 2017

    While Trump speaks to NATO allies in Brussels, Barack Obama will be in Berlin in a joint appearance with Angela Merkel. It is for the occasion of the anniversary of Martin Luther's thesis and the reformation. But he is expected to challenge Trump in his remarks, and try to strengthen Angela Merkel's... Read more

  • Azraq: the world's first refugee camp powered by renewable energy

    Azraq, Jordan Science & Environment 27 May 2017

    Jordan’s Azraq camp for Syrian refugees today (May 17) becomes the world’s first refugee camp powered by renewable energy. The solar powered electricity will provide sustainable energy to 20-thousand Syrian refugees living in the desert facility near the Iraq and Syria border, noted for its harsh... Read more

  • Kiss Live in London

    United Kingdom Entertainment & Celebrity, Cultural 28 May 2017

    Images and Review of KISS live on stage at there London Concert, supported by images of there Fans 'The Kiss Army' Kiss has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. Kiss are an American hard rock group formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss,... Read more

  • Inside 'London' - The secret gay club for Kyrgyzstan's persecuted LGBT community

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Current Affairs 28 May 2017

    A car wash is the last place you would expect to find a nightclub. Which is why it is the perfect venue for Alesya and Evgenia's secret gay night in Kyrgyzstan’s capital city Bishkek. Kyrgyzstan’s LGBT community have been forced to live in the shadows since 2014, when the government drafted a... Read more

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    ICJ decision bring shock and disappointment in Pakistan

    Islamabad, Pakistan Politics 30 May 2017

    Pakistan's foreign ministry condemned a decision made by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday (May 18) as not within their jurisdiction after they were ordered by the World Court not to execute an Indian citizen convicted of... Read more

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    Is Facebook on the right track in tackling fake news ahead of UK election.

    London, United Kingdom Politics, Current Affairs, Technology 30 May 2017

    Facebook is taking its battle against fake news to Britain ahead of general elections next month.The media world is sceptical about Facebook’s ambitious fight against fictitious news. Can tech companies curb the spread of fake news? Or is too late?. I will be interviewing Mark Testoni, President... Read more

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    Gaza blind karate player dreams big

    Gaza Sports 31 May 2017

    Summary For the first time in Palestine, a blind teenager girl in a group of normal youths does karate. As she succeeds in challenging her blindness, her concerned club is hoping to help the girl reach Arab and international levels. Characters Menatu Allah, 13 years old, is a blind hijab girl.... Read more

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    The Men in My Life and Why Being an Escort Girl Has Put Me Off Relationships

    London, United Kingdom Social 31 May 2017

    Saucy confessions of a sex worker and how a life of fetishes and dark secrets has put her off marriage Story details: Kelly is a traveling, European and independent escort girl who's never more than a week in the same town. She's been living out of a suitcase that carries a pair of red... Read more

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    My Life as a WIndow Prostitute in Amsterdam

    London, United Kingdom Social 31 May 2017

    R. has spent 19 years working as a window prostitute and recently retired. In this article, she bares it all... speaking about marriage to an economist, her son, falling in love with clients, buying houses and cars for religious her family members and even being arrested ... Read more

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    My Life as a Window Prostitute in Amsterdam

    London, United Kingdom Social 31 May 2017

    R. has spent 19 years working as a window prostitute and recently retired. In this article, she'll bare it all. She's married to an economist, who never stopped her from doing her work, and has a grown up son. Read more

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    Painting with the Dead

    London, United Kingdom Paranormal 31 May 2017

    Former Brazilian police commissioner channels several historical painters such as Van Gogh, Monet, Manet, Kandinski and so on. His paintings are very much alike the ones painted by the old masters and they are created in a matter of minutes. He can paint with both hands at the same time, but also... Read more

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    Old Parish Dark Secrets

    London, United Kingdom Paranormal 31 May 2017

    It was evening when I was back in my hotel room after a great day touring stunning, Slovenia. I noticed a picture hung on the wall. It was of the church just outside. ... Did this priest die in this room? Was his spirit still here? My curiosity was bigger than my fear and I decided to find... Read more

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    Brazilian Singer Gains Extra Lbs to Qualify for Gastric Bypass Surgery

    London, United Kingdom Social 31 May 2017

    Fernanda has a powerful voice and is a professional singer. But a few years ago, she realised she'd not get much work unless she dropped a few pounds. However, losing weight had proved a difficult thing to do. And although she was obese, she didn't quite qualify for the weight reduction surgery... Read more

  • Ireland and Brexit

    Ireland Current Affairs 31 May 2017

    Ireland is on the far west of Europe and traditionally the UK is its biggest trading partner. Now after centuries of uncomplicated trading with the UK, the country has to redefine its relationship with its neighbor. Ireland is staying in the EU, the UK is leaving and this will lead to many changes.... Read more

  • Who is behind Tunisia jihadi recruiting cells

    Tunisia Politics, Current Affairs, War Reporter, Investigative Reporting, Risk Analysis, Social 31 May 2017

    30-mn documentary Hypothesis Tunisian Political parties and NGOs are accused of inciting and helping young Tunisians join hardline and armed groups in Syria, Iraq and Libya since 2011. - When and how did it happen? - Who organized / who financed: radical imams, politicians, organisations,... Read more

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    The Vatican Key Keeper

    Roma, Italy Cultural 31 May 2017

    Millions of art lovers visit the Vatican Museums every year. But Gianni Crea holds the keys to the pope's priceless art treasures. He carries nearly 3000 keys that open the doors to the rooms and corridors that are filled with the world's most stunning masterpieces by Michelangelo, Raphael, Perugino... Read more

  • RHS Chelsea Flower Show

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 31 May 2017

    Images and story's from the Worlds leading Flower Show, images taken by a Member of the Professional Garden Photographers Association. The Chelsea Flower Show has been held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London every year since 1913, apart from gaps during the two World Wars. Once... Read more

  • freelancer journalist at egypt

    Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt Current Affairs 01 Jun 2017

    hello i hope that every thing with all of you are fine. iam Bola 28 years old from egypt , iam working as a freelancer journalist and fixer for foreigners journalists at egypt i am searching for new assignments m and i hope to find something interesting to do together . i introduce myself to... Read more

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    Inauguration of the Standard Gauge Railway by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

    Nairobi, Kenya Current Affairs 01 Jun 2017

    I will be available for the Inauguration of the Kenya's First standard gauge railaway by President Uhuru Kenyatta. I will be doing a story while on the train. I can do both a radio and a Television story as well as Kenya's expectation on easing transportation and conjestion at the Mombasa port as... Read more

  • PH State Forces Secure Marawi City from Terrorists Siege

    Manila, Philippines Politics, Current Affairs, War Reporter 01 Jun 2017

    Manila, the Philippines (24 May 2017) – Combined elements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) have secured the city of Marawi, in the Southern island of Mindanao from a group who allegedly pledged allegiance to the caliphate of the Islamic State of... Read more

  • Scotlad rugby

    Dunblane, United Kingdom Sports 01 Jun 2017

    This summer, the Scotland rugby team travel to play Italy in Singapore, Australia in Sydney and Fiji in Suva. As one of the most experienced rugby journalists based in Scotland, I will be travelling with the tour and can offer written and/or audio coverage. I already have a number of orders, but... Read more

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    Ugandan traders using DRC to access Soth Sudan

    Kampala, Uganda Business, Current Affairs, Social 01 Jun 2017

    Ugandan traders have found a new route in Democratic Republic of Congo which they are using to access the western part of South Sudan. The traders were using Oraba-Yei-Juba road but it has become insecure as rebels stage road blocks. South Sudan is a major export destination for Uganda but the... Read more

  • Proposed Budget Cuts Giving You Cancer? Doctors in Rural Senegal Share Their Findings

    Dakar, Senegal Current Affairs, Science & Environment, Health & Fitness, Medical 01 Jun 2017

    The World Cancer Research Fund ranks Africa as home to the most cervical cancer cases in the world. Despite being highly preventable, cervical cancer in Senegal ranks 15th in the world. To combat the disease, one doctor and his team have gone to southern Senegal to provide rural communities their... Read more

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    Asylum seekers test the 'walls' of Spain's enclaves in Northern Africa

    Madrid, Spain Politics, Current Affairs, Social 01 Jun 2017

    Completely surrounded by Moroccan territory, the enclaves of Melilla and Ceuta are the only two permanently inhabited Spanish cities in mainland Africa. Both territories have attracted, in the past years, both illegal immigrants and asylum seekers from African countries looking for an entry to the... Read more

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