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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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    Romania's Car Museum

    București, Romania Cultural 30 May 2017

    In Campulung Muscel, a small city close to Bucharest, there is a museum of the famous Romanian car ARO. ARO was the only 4x4 “jeep” car made in Romania, popular during the communist period, competing on the market with popular brands and being in top 5 sales of 4x4 cars in the 70-80’s. ARO also... 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

  • Data is a Commodity

    London, United Kingdom Technology 01 Jun 2017

    From the outside, it looks like a non-descript warehouse, were it not for the yards and yards of steel fencing, topped with barbed wire. Inside, rows and rows of great, black machines, with multi-coloured dials, are lined up, one after the other: processing, storing, and exporting unimaginable... Read more

  • D-Day Veteran With A Tale To Tell

    Tralee, Ireland Cultural 06 Jun 2017

    Don O'Hara is a 93-year-old English veteran of D-Day. As a 17-year-old he forged his parents signature on his sign-up papers and joined the British army. In 1943 he was chosen to join the fledgling Royal Marine corp and underwent intensive training in everything from hand-to-hand combat, deep sea... Read more

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    Gabon young people looking for work are launching the collection and recovery of scrap metal

    Gabon Business 14 Jun 2017

    Gabon: In Gabon, young people looking for work are launching the collection and recovery of scrap metal. In the various public garbage dumps in the capital, these unemployed young people collect scrap iron. Objective to resell to local metal recycling plants. In recent years this practice has gained... Read more

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    Malawi's Victory Gardens

    Lilongwe, Malawi Current Affairs, Science & Environment 15 Jun 2017

    The history of Victory Gardens is traced back from First and Second World Wars where it was introduced in western part of the world, in order to reduce panic and support rationing to avoid food shortage during war times. Now, in Malawi an organisation called Face-to-Face has come up with a 3... Read more

  • Hindus and cremation

    Nairobi, Kenya Social, Cultural 24 Jun 2017

    Most Kenyan Asians practice Hinduism as a religion and live according to its tenets that include a simple funeral rite involving cremation of corpses and a plain memorial service. In most towns and cities where they settle, they set up dedicated crematoriums for their communities to address this... Read more

  • Fish farming revolution

    Nairobi, Kenya Business, Science & Environment, Food & Drink, Social 24 Jun 2017

    For centuries, inhabitants of the region surrounding Lake Victoria have relied on fishing as a source of livelihood. However, over the last 50 years a population explosion, pollution and the water hyacinth weed have made this economic activity increasingly unprofitable. The government has made... Read more

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    ISIS expansion in Mauritania

    Mauritania Politics 30 Jun 2017

    Mauritanian blogger Mohamed Sheikh Ould Mkheitir was sentenced to death for apostasy in December 2014 by the Tribunal de Nouadhibou in northern Mauritania. The Nouadhibou Court of Appeal confirmed this decision in April 2016. But the Mauritanian Supreme Court referred the case to the Court of... Read more

  • Life in Cuba after Fidel Castro's death.

    New York, United States of America Current Affairs 30 Jun 2017

    I traveled to Cuba recently to report on what life is like for Cubans after the death of Fidel Castro. Also writing on the issue of Cuba's race issue as it affects Black Cubans Also writing on energy, and oil issues, as well as aviation as U.S. flights return to Cuba after more than 50 years. Photos... Read more

  • The status of the EU students in UK universities after Brexit

    London, United Kingdom Current Affairs 30 Jun 2017

    European students pay the same tuition fees as UK students to UK high education institutions which are 50% lower than international student fees. But what will happen after the UK-EU divorce? Will EU students continue to have these privileges? Based on an initial research, many EU students express... Read more

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