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    Handmade and artisan jobs reshaping the lost future of the young Italians

    Torino, Italy Cultural 31 Dec 2017

    An inisght of the rebirth of works we thought too old-fashioned or out of market to resist the hi-tech race. From artisans to handmade shoes, from glass arstits to carpenters and bakers: these are the new jobs young italian workers are taking over because all the other sectors they have been... Read more

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    South Sudan's Blind School has been affected by crisis

    Bor, South Sudan Cultural 31 Dec 2017

    The South Sudan, Blind school in Juba, South Sudan has faced sever challenges due to countries crisis. The school was established in Rajaf Payam in 1984 by Norwegian Association for the Blind to Support blind people in South Sudan. The School doesn’t have Braille Papers, and Braille Machines and... Read more

  • Venezuelans flock to neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago to escape economic hardship

    Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago Social 31 Dec 2017

    Venezuela has had a long and close relationship with its Caribbean neighbour Trinidad and Tobago, going back to the 18th century when fighters for independence on the South American mainland found in the twin-island country a ready source of help and supplies. Now Venezuelans are continuing to look... Read more

  • Trinidadian contemporary artists find recognition abroad but struggle at home

    Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago Arts & Books 31 Dec 2017

    Leading contemporary artists in Trinidad and Tobago whose work has been featured at major international biennales and art shows lament the continuing lack of appreciation for contemporary art in Trinidad and Tobago where, as one art gallery owner put it, the predilection is still very much for... Read more

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    Names of children of Dr Shakil Afridi are on exit control list.

    Islamabad, Pakistan War Reporter 31 Dec 2017

    Dr Shakil Afridi was sentenced to jail for 22 years on the charge to help the CIA to hunt Osama Bin laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Dr. Shakil Afridi , hailed as a hero by US officials, Trump had also promised to release Dr Shakil Afridi in two minutes , America also cut the Pakistani... Read more

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    MEET THE CATACOMB SAINTS

    London, United Kingdom Cultural 31 Dec 2017

    Teaser Art or Macabre bejewelled Europe’s skeletons? Story details: - Four-hundred-year-old jewel encrusted skeletons unearthed across Europe and revered holy objects, the catacomb saints were once regarded by Catholics as local protectors and personifications of the afterlife’s glory. -... Read more

  • Nice, half a year after the tragedy, how tdoes the city evolve with its recent history

    Nice, France Current Affairs 31 Dec 2017

    July the 14th, National day, the terrorist driver in his white truck kills 86 people, in a 2mn drive run. 6 month later, one of the biggest events, the Nice Carnaval, take place. How the city changed since the tragedy, what has been decided, how the second tourristic city in France cope with its... Read more

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    WHAT'S REALLY LIKE TO BE A WINDOW PROSTITUTE IN AMSTERDAM

    London, United Kingdom Social 31 Dec 2017

    Teaser My 19 years of experience as a former window prostitute in Amsterdam Story details Window etiquette Checking out costumers Safety buttons We're humans Periodic health checks Time wasters Falling in love with a client Family - husband and children Dealing with clients who haggle... Read more

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    Hyperreality – Welcome to the world where our attention is a resource

    Lyon, France Technology 31 Dec 2017

    "Attention is a resource – a person has only so much of it." said writer and researcher Matthew Crawford. Nowadays, business company in the information and communication technology sector understood how much the value of the attention can be, and how to make profit with it. In a futur world... Read more

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    Tech and the music industry : Evolving the traditional business model

    Lyon, France Music 31 Dec 2017

    Streaming music has forever changed the business model of how those in the music industry make money, and how consumers obtain and experience music. A young person in today’s world may have never had to go to a record store and pick out music to purchase. They may only know how to open an app on... Read more

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    Data is the new oil of the digital economy : the question of data privacy

    Lyon, France Business 31 Dec 2017

    Data in the 21st Century is like oil in the 18th Century: an immensely, untapped valuable asset. Like oil, for those who see Data’s fundamental value and learn to extract and use it there will be huge rewards. Nowadays, many website (or mobil app) are collecting a lot of individual datas in order to... Read more

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    Drone laws : what are the rules ?

    Lyon, France Technology 31 Dec 2017

    Drones come in a variety of shapes and sizes, ranging from small handheld types up to large aircraft, potentially a similar size to airliners. Today, everybody can buy a drone but facing this economic success, there is a clear lake of communication and education about the rules of the air. Just... Read more

  • United Nations General Assembly

    New York, United States of America Politics 31 Dec 2017

    I am a UN media pass holder available for coverage of the UN General Assembly, as well as side events. I have covered the UN for several years and worked for UN Radio in the past. I can do radio packages, print stories, interviews and commentary. I am based in NYC and available during the GA, as... Read more

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    WORLD BANK POCKETS AGRIBUSINESS US$40M FUND.

    Lusaka, Zambia Business, Politics, Current Affairs 01 Jan 2018

    THE World Bank (WB) has set aside US$40 million for support to agribusiness and trade through the Agribusiness and Trade Project for Zambia aimed at contributing to increased market linkages and firm growth. According to a World Bank report on Zambia project profiles, the Agribusiness and Trade... Read more

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    Workers of Firestone Reject Collective Bargaining Agreement

    Monrovia, Liberia Investigative Reporting 02 Jan 2018

    MONROVIA-Liberia-Firestone – On Wednesday, April 5, workers of Firestone Liberia unanimously rejected copies of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement entered into by the Management of Firestone and leaders of the workers union. The workers, who were represented by their various shop stewards or... Read more

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    A Well Packaged 2017 Budget, Road to Recovery

    Ikeja, Nigeria Finance 01 Feb 2018

    • MAN, IOPN, and NEPC tasks FMITI, FG on the Need for a National Policy on Packaging. • Government Policies Inimical to the Growth of the Packaging Industry. It is no longer news that the prevailing economic recession in Nigeria has led to an unprecedented high inflationary trend, with the... 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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    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

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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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    Haley Viloria Surprising the world With its extraordinary body flexibility in the Cirque Du Soleil

    Liège, Belgium Cultural 11 May 2018

    Viloria is a young talented American artist daughter of Venezuelan father and American mother, at 25 years of age, has seven surprising the world with its extraordinary body flexibility. He has worked in important circuses of international renown, such as Cirque du Soleil. The secret of her... Read more

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    campaign to free Kaavin, a male elephant in the Islamabad zoo.

    Islamabad, Pakistan Social 03 Jul 2018

    After the tragic tic death of the female elephant suzi in Lahore zoo, the animal right group is now running the campaign to free Kaavin, a male elephant in the Islamabad zoo. https://tribune.com.pk/story/1408796/lahore-zoos-darling-suzi-dies-31/ The worldwide right group appeal of the Pakistan... Read more

  • Sofa for Sale in Dubai

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates Business 04 Jul 2018

    Wish to have modern amenities according to your room dimensions. Buy our luxury sofa set, beds, sacs, available in different sizes & design as per your need. https://wayedcomfy.com Read more

  • ELECTIONS AFTERMATH

    Kibera,Nairobi, Kenya War Reporter 01 Aug 2018

    Today morning a group of women in Kibera took it on the streets at Olympic kibera area to call for peace and the stoppage of violence against women and all forms of extra judicial killings .This has been happening as the result of the unrest that erupted in parts of the slums in Nairobi Kenya... Read more

  • Denied a future – ‘Illegal Syrian resident children attend ‘free’ school’

    Salmiya, Kuwait Current Affairs 01 Aug 2018

    free-schoolSyria’s civil war is one of the worst ongoing humanitarian disasters, and is showing no signs of abating anytime soon. Innocent Syrian civilians are suffering everywhere, and not only in Syria. Syrian children in Kuwait fled the war hoping for a better life here, but little did they know... Read more

  • Yoga Instructor Training

    Pune, Maharashtra India Health & Fitness 08 Aug 2018

    The oldest Yoga Institute in the world, founded by Swami Kuvalayananda. Yoga instructor course available with training and certification. Contact Now. http://www.kdham.com Read more

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    Duduza community cry foul over high crime

    Johannesburg South, South Africa Current Affairs 29 Dec 2018

    Residents of Duduza informal settlement in Tshwelopele , Tembisa have given a stern warning to criminals who carry on stealing from the community while they are away at work and have seen that as a opportunity. This is after more than 15 sharks in Block D were broken and more goods and chattels... Read more

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    Amabherete makes a sudden come back

    Johannesburg South, South Africa Politics 01 Dec 2019

    Known for their brutal approach, heavy amination and bullet proofs embodied in them, the notorious Police tactical response team normally known as Amabherete have made a sudden come back after few years of disappearance. In a Press conference Police Minister Fikile Mbalula “South Africa has been... Read more

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    Scarified for the Kalash tribes, lost sons of Alexander the great.

    Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan Natural Disasters 01 Jul 2020

    Scarified for the Kalash tribes, lost sons of Alexander the great. Kalash tribes are known as lost sons of Alexander, famous for the unique culture and... Read more

  • Early marriages in western kenya

    Nairobi, Kenya Cultural 01 Sep 2020

    Early Marriages in Rural Kenya and Informal Settings For a long period in my life, I struggled to understand why my parents never wanted my family to stay in our ancestral home except on vacations. My six siblings and I felt overly important each fortnight of the family vacation. We were the... Read more

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