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    "Blindgänger" (Unexploded Bombs in Germany) - Blasts from the Past

    München, Germany Cultural 30 Sep 2020

    For countless reasons, World War II is present in the German psyche and memory for many people in the general population on almost a daily basis. Cities like Berlin and Dresden, for example, still have eerily empty spaces in the middle of town, where it is obvious that some edifice once stood there... Read more

  • Trump sends heavily-armed agents to Chicago

    Chicago, United States of America Current Affairs 01 Oct 2020

    This could get ugly: You may have seen all the violent clashes in recent days in Portland, Oregon, involving demonstrators and federal agents sent in by President Trump from the Department of Homeland Security. Now.. on Trump's orders .. about 150 of them are heading to Chicago. These agents are... Read more

  • Trump to Kenosha, Tuesday, Sept. 1

    Kenosha, United States of America Politics 10 Oct 2020

    President Trump will visit riot-torn Kenosha, Wisconsin this coming Tuesday, Sept. 1st -- his first visit to a place where there's been a high-profile police killing of a black man and rioting. Not coincidentally, Wisconsin is also a crucial "swing" state in the presidential election. Joe Biden is... Read more

  • Preparations have begun already for Pele´s 80th birthday

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Entertainment & Celebrity 23 Oct 2020

    The athlete of the century Pele will be 80 years old in October ...his legs and body are not what they were but his spirit and good will prevail. Read more

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    Bridging the gender gap in Science for African women

    Nairobi, Kenya Technology 30 Oct 2020

    Women scientists have a vital role to play in scientific leadership and in contributing to Africa’s development and transformation. However, they remain substantially under-represented in higher education and in Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers, hence accounting for... Read more

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    Devolution needs to be an election item in Kenya

    Nairobi, Kenya Current Affairs 30 Oct 2020

    From the onset, devolution was a key ingredient in the clamor for constitutional changes for over two decades. When Kenyans, in their numbers in 2010, adopted the draft constitution during the August 4th referendum, and the document was promulgated 23 days later, there was hope for improved services... Read more

  • Music as an instrument of revolution for Congolese women

    Brazzaville, Congo Music 30 Oct 2020

    "Les mamans du Congo" is an Afro-feminist group created in 2018 by singer and percussionist Gladys Samba. Composed of five women, this orchestra scrutinizes the daily life of Congolese women on complex rhythms. Played with kitchen utensils and salvage materials; after a meeting with the French... Read more

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    Dry and warm season expected across Eastern Africa

    Nairobi, Kenya Climate Change 31 Oct 2020

    October to December is an important rainfall season for Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, and southeaster Ethiopia. A drier than usual season is expected in most parts of the region, including Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, most of Uganda, Kenya, southern, central and north-western... Read more

  • Girls and young men from Gaza playing football with one foot lost at birth and other incidents and Israeli wars

    Palestine, United States of America Sports 30 Nov 2020

    A team of girls and boys playing football and training continuously in order to participate in several local tournaments. They were dreaming of international participation, but the conditions of closed crossings and the siege in Gaza prevented them from that. Many of these players lost their feet... Read more

  • Enric Duran: the Robin Hood of the banks

    Barcelona, Spain Social 30 Nov 2020

    I'm a freelance journalist based in Barcelona, and I'm looking for media interested on publishing this story: Enric is a Catalan activist who in 2008 announced that, through a false payroll and a fictitious trade, he got loans from 39 financial institutions for a total of 492,000 euros -almost half... Read more

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    Gold seekers - In search of ancient treasures

    Iranshahr, Iran Research 16 Dec 2020

    Gold seekers - In search of ancient treasures One of the six great treasures discovered in the world has found in Iran. Among thousands of historical things they found untouched for over two thousand years, just about 100 of them survived from smugglers. This is just one of the dirty smuggling... Read more

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    Covid-19 versus FGM culture in Kenya.

    Nairobi, Kenya Current Affairs, Cultural 29 Dec 2020

    As the people who contact the Covid-19 increase everyday, the cultural practice of mutilating girls threatens to worsen the situation in Kuria region, Kenya. The region is located at the Kenya-Tanzania border, as regulations are observed in Kenya the neighboring country of Tanzania has relaxed... Read more

  • Coverage Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Sarajevo-Tuzla-Bihac (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Current Affairs 30 Dec 2020

    Good morning, I'm a freelance journalist based in Barcelona. During march I will be in Bosnia and Herzegovina to write some reportages -also with video and photos. -I will go to the Bosnian-Croatian border to see the situation of migrants trapped at EU gates. Specifically, Croatia's returns to... Read more

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    CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD, KENYAN CHILDREN LIVING WITH DISABILITY IN RURAL KENYA ABANDONED BY PARENTS AS THINGS GET WORSE

    Siaya, Kenya Current Affairs 30 Dec 2020

    For a very long time children born with disability were considered bad omen and curse to the society and in most cases they were killed. As Covid-19 continue to ravage the country Kenya, there are some places that, due to hitting economy, children living with disability have been abandoned in... Read more

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    Poor Infrastructures in Our Basic Schools

    Ayensuano,Ghana Social 30 Dec 2020

    The Yaw Donkor D/A Basic school in Yaw Donkokrom within bepoase, an electoral area in Ayensuano district has a population of 160 pupils with a three unit classroom block. The three unit classroom is shared among the primary and junior high level creating unconducive environment for teaching and... Read more

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    People and School children Get Stranded due to Absence of a Footbridge on the River

    Ayensuano,Ghana Social 30 Dec 2020

    People of Agyei Krom suffers to reach other communities as the log serving as a footbridge on the Ayensu River can cause a havoc if not rehabilitated.The only route to the communities educational facility hence when it rains,pupils have to either swim through the river or stays at home for... Read more

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    Germany's Stagecoach Inns

    Munich, Germany Food & Drink 31 Dec 2020

    The easiest way to find an excellent and atmospheric restaurant in Germany is to look for the main church in old town and village squares. Next to the church you will often find a large old building bearing the name "Gasthof zur Post." After the fifteenth-century founding of postal routes along the... Read more

  • "Tiny Homes" neighborhoods a big way to fight poverty/homelessness

    Chicago, United States of America Current Affairs 31 Dec 2020

    A pastor in Detroit, Rev. Faith Fowler, dreamed up a neighborhood that would be comprised of tiny homes, as a ticket out of poverty -- and today it's thriving. All the materials are donated -- pop star Jon Bon Jovi even donated $100,00 00 -- and Fowler is getting calls from neighborhood planners... Read more

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    Adventures of a ninety-year-old lady on a ship

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel 31 Dec 2020

    My name is Andréa Magalhães. I am a Brazilian journalist based in Rio de Janeiro city and have been writing my stories for more than 25 years, to magazines and newspapers in the US, UK, Brazil and Italy. It is my passion! Pitch: tell the story of a fantastic family cruise (8 people) in the... Read more

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    Climate, Social Movement, Conservation, Racial Tensions and more from the Indian Subcon

    New Delhi, India Politics, Current Affairs, Science & Environment, Natural Disasters, Film & Theatre, Entertainment & Celebrity, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Paranormal, Investigative Reporting, Social, Cultural, Breaking News, Travel, Climate Change 31 Dec 2020

    I have 20 years of experience writing stories about all walks of life and specialise in opinion pieces. I am from Mauritius and have lived in India for the past 6 years. I can therefore contribute to your needs on what's happening locally. Read more

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    Cloth fit for a King

    Bavaria, Germany Cultural 31 Dec 2020

    Volker Illimann was born into a family of textile manufacturers and is one of Europe's leading experts on historical fabrics. His expertise has made cloth reconstruction possible for exquisite furniture in many castles and palaces in Germany: in Potsdam, Würzburg, Munich... Not only does he know... Read more

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    Threats to the Sitatunga in Yala Swamp with changing Climate

    Nairobi, Kenya Climate Change 31 Dec 2020

    Reclamation Yala Swamp, for agricultural purposes, has hitherto threatened the existence of Sitatunga (Tragelaphus spekii) in the region. Being a swamp-dwelling antelope, clearing of the swamp for Agricultural purpose will pose a great threat to the few species that are remaining. As we speak the... Read more

  • Based in Rio de Janeiro,the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra is celebrating its 80th birthday.It hasa long colorful history

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Music 31 Dec 2020

    The Brazilian Symphony celebrating its 80th birthday has a colorful history including such conductors or soloists as Leonard Bernstein ,Stravinsky to pianists Martha Argevich and flautist Jean Pierre Rampal.It has toured Europe and the USA,made innumerous recordings promoting such Brazilian... Read more

  • world music, a vector of tolerance

    Olargues, France Music 31 Dec 2020

    The world music is a vector of encounter between the peoples. Many festivals in France and northern Africa present talented artists of the world. Music is a weapon against intolerance, racism and extremism. I present these artists in my video packages and extracts of their performance. Read more

  • Meteorite catchers invade northern Brazil

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Current Affairs 31 Dec 2020

    Meorites are falling from the skies in northern Brazil attracting fortune hunters from all over the world. Read more

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