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2014/12/11 05:59
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... yes, Oil No”, said a banner at the march for climate in Lima on Wednesday, indicative of the life and death battles over natural resources for the indigenous people in the Peruvian Amazon and...
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2014/12/10 14:23
2014/12/10 14:23
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Green groups hoped for a big turnout at a protest in Lima Wednesday aimed at heaping pressure on ministers haggling over a post-2020 deal to curb carbon emissions. The "People's Climate March" in the...
2014/12/09 14:45
2014/12/09 14:45
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News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch, left, his wife Wendi Deng and son Lachlan Murdoch leave the High Court in London after giving evidence to the Leveson inquiry, Thursday, April 26, 2012. (AP...
2014/12/05 05:27
2014/12/05 05:27
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Masai Demand Tanzanian Govt. Reject Hunting Reserve Plans LONDON - Thousands of Masai are gathering in their ancestral lands in Tanzania to discuss allegations that the government plans to evict them...
2014/12/04 08:42
2014/12/04 08:42
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By Filio P. Kontrafouri* Armed with assault rifles, the guards shut the iron gate behind the two young Afghans walking hurriedly through the garden to the last table near the back wall. They produce...
2014/12/03 05:42
2014/12/03 05:42
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Petition website Avaaz is gunning for Indian billionaire Gautam Adani in hopes they can convince the State Bank of India (SBI) to renege on a billion dollar loan to build a coal port near the Great...
2014/12/02 09:29
2014/12/02 09:29
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PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has pledged never to evict the Masai people after an international outcry against plans to turn their ancestral land into a commercial hunting ground for Arab royalty. Last...
2014/11/28 16:24
2014/11/28 16:24
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The British political landscape was hit by an earthquake this autumn, and its name is new politics. I have charted its rise for years and suddenly it’s centre stage. Change is coming from all...
2014/11/26 14:22
2014/11/26 14:22
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There are lot a reasons Uber has touched a nerve with so many people recently. Upsetting their drivers, some of whom are beginning to unionize against them. Upsetting taxis drivers. Upsetting...
2014/11/26 06:29
2014/11/26 06:29
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Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete has vowed the Maasai will never be evicted from their traditional lands, which activists had claimed were threatened by plans for a hunting reserve. "There has...
2014/11/24 12:03
2014/11/24 12:03
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Global activist group Avaaz alleged earlier that Tanzania had ambitions to turn 1,500 square kilometres land in the Loliondo district into a hunting reserve for a company catering to the royal family...
2014/11/20 19:21
2014/11/20 19:21
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Tanzania on Thursday dismissed as false claims by activists that it is planning to evict thousands of members of the Maasai community from their traditional lands to create a hunting park. Global...
2014/11/19 14:31
2014/11/19 14:31
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Is there a cure? There is no known cure or vaccine for the virus and the disease kills between 25 and 90 per cent of its victims. The fatality rate of the current strain appears to be roughly 70 per...
2014/11/19 05:27
2014/11/19 05:27
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Environment Updates Talk stars go on a food strike to make governor ban plastic bags on Bali Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 18 November, 2014 - The Bye Bye Plastic Bags Girls, Isabel and Melati...
2014/11/18 21:46
2014/11/18 21:46
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WASHINGTON –- TransCanada Corp., the company seeking to build the Keystone XL pipeline, has teamed up with the world's largest public relations firm to promote a proposed alternative pipeline that's...
2014/11/18 16:38
2014/11/18 16:38
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REUTERSHippopotamuses gather in the waters of Grumeti in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park. REUTERS/Noor Khamis Dar Es Salaam - Tanzania will evict thousands of members of the Maasai community from...
2014/11/17 23:47
2014/11/17 23:47
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Around 40,000 Masai people are facing eviction from their ancestral home so it can be turned into a hunting ground for the super-rich. The land, near the world-famous Serengeti National Park in...
2014/11/17 16:34
2014/11/17 16:34
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The Tanzanian government has been accused of backtracking on a deal not to sell Masai land to the royal family of the United Arab Emirates, who intend to use the land for hunting big game. The...
2014/11/14 13:03
2014/11/14 13:03
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By Adriana Brasileiro Rio de Janeiro - Brazil will deny a visa to Julien Blanc, a self-proclaimed pickup artist who travels around the world teaching men how to seduce women using techniques that...
2014/11/13 16:36
2014/11/13 16:36
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Is there a cure? There is no known cure or vaccine for the virus and the disease kills between 25 and 90 per cent of its victims. The fatality rate of the current strain appears to be roughly 70 per...
2014/12/11 05:59
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