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Women's eNews
Mrs. Universe Calls Out Canada's Neglect of Aboriginal WomenAshley Callingbull being crowned Mrs. Universe in Minsk, Belarus.Credit: Courte
Mrs. Universe Calls Out Canada's Neglect of Aboriginal Women
Women's eNews / Posted 15 minutes ago
Ashley Callingbull being crowned Mrs. Universe in Minsk, Belarus.Credit: Courtesy of Ashley Callingbull's Facebook page (WOMENSENEWS)—Less than a week after being crowned Mrs. Universe, Ashley Callingbull is calling for political change in her... Read more
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New Kerala
Government on right track but own economic model needed, says RSS The RSS said on Friday that the Narendra Modi government was on the right tra
Government on right track but own economic model needed, says RSS
New Kerala / Posted 49 minutes ago
The RSS said on Friday that the Narendra Modi government was on the right track, and that the three days of discussions with government leaders had been "very useful". RSS leader... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Women in Niamina Consent to Dropping the Knife By 2015Following a vigorous sensitization with the communities in the different distri
Women in Niamina Consent to Dropping the Knife By 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 57 minutes ago
Following a vigorous sensitization with the communities in the different districts in the Niaminas by GAMCOTRAP, the women's right organisation has finally won the hearts and minds of these communities to abandon the deep-rooted culture that has... Read more
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Aljazeera
The Gullah Geechee's fight against 'cultural genocide'The cicadas' song is rising with the midday heat, and Queen Quet Marquetta Good
The Gullah Geechee's fight against 'cultural genocide'
Aljazeera / Posted an hour ago
The cicadas' song is rising with the midday heat, and Queen Quet Marquetta Goodwine flits from one canopy tent to the next. The fish fry is well under way. There are guests to greet, conversations to be had, and help to offer. Tall, with a head... Read more
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iol.co.za
Reaching out to your angelsDurban - When people decide they want to visit a psychic, they are usually at a
Reaching out to your angels
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
Durban - When people decide they want to visit a psychic, they are usually at a crossroads in life and everything seems a mess, says amiable psychic Shannon Walbran. Her advice for these people – and one of her golden rules when it comes to putting... Read more
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Rappler
Kommaly Chanthavong: Preserving culture, weaving women’s futureFOR WOMEN. Kommaly Chanthavong helps Laotian women support their families by te
Kommaly Chanthavong: Preserving culture, weaving women’s future
Rappler / Posted 3 hours ago
FOR WOMEN. Kommaly Chanthavong helps Laotian women support their families by teaching them the art of silk weaving. MANILA, Philippines – As her village in the mountains of Eastern Laos fell into ruin during the bombings of the Vietnam War, a young... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Arts and Crafts Expo Opens in AbujaThe 40th edition of the African Arts and Crafts expo (AFAC) organised by the Na
Arts and Crafts Expo Opens in Abuja
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
The 40th edition of the African Arts and Crafts expo (AFAC) organised by the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) began in Abuja on Thursday. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, Mrs. Nkechi... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Book on Ujjain presented to PM Narendra ModiStaff Reporter, Bhopal Book “Ujjain – The Land of Simhastha” focusing on Ujjai
Book on Ujjain presented to PM Narendra Modi
Central Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
Staff Reporter, Bhopal Book “Ujjain – The Land of Simhastha” focusing on Ujjain was presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday. Author of the book eminent economist and member of NITI Ayog Bibek Debroy presented the book to... Read more
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Aljazeera
The lost forests of the Middle EastWith thousands of tonnes of rubbish piling up on the streets and no place to go
The lost forests of the Middle East
Aljazeera / Posted 5 hours ago
With thousands of tonnes of rubbish piling up on the streets and no place to go, Beirut has become a place for political confrontation. The rubbish created a suffocating stink in the summer heat, resulting in a serious health hazard for millions of... Read more
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Digi Times
Costs for new OLED lighting modules from Mitsubishi and Pioneer to drop 60% Fan Renzhi, Taipei; Alex Wolfgram, DIGITIMES [Friday 4 September 2015] Mitsu
Costs for new OLED lighting modules from Mitsubishi and Pioneer to drop 60%
Digi Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Fan Renzhi, Taipei; Alex Wolfgram, DIGITIMES [Friday 4 September 2015] Mitsubishi Chemical and Pioneer recently announced they have successfully developed the first blue... Read more
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News.com.au
Lutz lives on the edge in Sydneycelebrity life Twilight star Kellan TWILIGHT star Kellan Lutz is living on t
Lutz lives on the edge in Sydney
News.com.au / Posted 7 hours ago
celebrity life Twilight star Kellan TWILIGHT star Kellan Lutz is living on the edge in Sydney, warning his fans “don’t try this at home.” The 30-year-old hung off a rock cliff in Palm Beach as part of his Wednesday... Read more
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South Maryland News
Hewitt notes costs of county museumsConstruction on the new Patuxent River Naval Air Museum is just about complete.
Hewitt notes costs of county museums
South Maryland News / Posted 8 hours ago
Construction on the new Patuxent River Naval Air Museum is just about complete. St. Mary’s County Commissioner Mike Hewitt (R), a former member of its board of directors, said Tuesday the museum brought in a healthy amount of money this summer. He... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Windang Island tours kick offTHE unique coastal environment of Windang Island will be explored as part of gu
Windang Island tours kick off
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 hours ago
THE unique coastal environment of Windang Island will be explored as part of guided tours run by Shellharbour City Council. THE unique coastal environment of Windang Island will be explored as part of guided tours run by Shellharbour City... Read more
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The Washington Times
WILLIAM TRIPLETT: Hillary Clinton’s ‘ownership’ of Libya“This is basically off the top of my head, with a few consultations of my notes
WILLIAM TRIPLETT: Hillary Clinton’s ‘ownership’ of Libya
The Washington Times / Posted 10 hours ago
“This is basically off the top of my head, with a few consultations of my notes. but it shows [Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s] leadership/ownership/stewardship of this country’s Libya policy from start to finish. — Aug. 21, 2011 email from... Read more
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The Star
Protect our heritageI REFER to the report “Ancient shipwrecks find may force a rewrite of SEA histo
Protect our heritage
The Star / Posted 12 hours ago
I REFER to the report “Ancient shipwrecks find may force a rewrite of SEA history” (The Star, Sept 2). The Malay peninsula is anchored well in world prehistory and history, being located on the strategic crossroads of the east-west monsoons which... Read more
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donga.com
donga.com[English donga]20 tombs of ancient times unearthed in South Gyeongsang Province . SEPTEMBER 04
donga.com[English donga]
donga.com / Posted 13 hours ago
20 tombs of ancient times unearthed in South Gyeongsang Province . SEPTEMBER 04, 2015 07:10. . The Gaya National Research Institute under the Cultural Heritage of Cultural Heritage Administration revealed on Thursday that 21 ancient tombs were newly... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Baby boomers support wellbeing by connecting with youngFriday, 4 September 2015, 9:22 amPress Release: New Zealand Police peopleCreati
Baby boomers support wellbeing by connecting with young
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 hours ago
Friday, 4 September 2015, 9:22 amPress Release: New Zealand Police peopleCreating family dramas, laughing in the snow together, handing down... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Laotian RM awardee smooth as silkTAKING THE SILK ROAD Kommaly Chanthavong of Laos receives the 2015 Ramon Magsay
Laotian RM awardee smooth as silk
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 hours ago
TAKING THE SILK ROAD Kommaly Chanthavong of Laos receives the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay award for reviving the ancient trade of silk weaving that has given livelihood to thousands of poor, war-displaced Laotians and preserved her country’s priceless... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Face of Alkane in Dubbo wins mining awardsALKANE Resources and its Dubbo-based NSW general manager Mike Sutherland had re
Face of Alkane in Dubbo wins mining awards
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 hours ago
ALKANE Resources and its Dubbo-based NSW general manager Mike Sutherland had reason to celebrate after taking out two categories at a major mining awards ceremony on Monday night. Ben Churcher from OzAark, Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Master sape musicians thrill Sarawak Energy staffKUCHING: Captivating sape tunes, skilfully performed by musicians from Belaga’s
Master sape musicians thrill Sarawak Energy staff
The Borneo Post / Posted 20 hours ago
KUCHING: Captivating sape tunes, skilfully performed by musicians from Belaga’s resettled communities, resonated through the atrium of Menara Sarawak Energy recently. Master sape musicians Kuit Kilah and his brother Laing Kilah from Long Wat,... Read more
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Sun Star
Saving two ancestral housesIT'S an interesting coincidence. Even as Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APE
Saving two ancestral houses
Sun Star / Posted 20 hours ago
IT'S an interesting coincidence. Even as Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) delegates visited Cebu City’s historical sites, Acting Mayor Edgardo Labella had to ask the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 7 to spare from demolition... Read more
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iol.co.za
There is no Chinese bogeymanINDEPENDENT MEDIAMrs Hu teaches Mandarin to Grade 8 pupils at Westerford High S
There is no Chinese bogeyman
iol.co.za / Posted 21 hours ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAMrs Hu teaches Mandarin to Grade 8 pupils at Westerford High School in Cape Town. File picture: Henk Kruger By introducing Mandarin into our public schools we are merely uniting in our diversity, says Buntu Siwisa. Johannesburg -... Read more
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AceShowbiz
Kellan Lutz Does Adrenaline-Fueled Stunts, Shares Pics on Social MediaSeptember 03, 2015 11:30:46 GMT In one of the photos he shared on Twitter, Lut
Kellan Lutz Does Adrenaline-Fueled Stunts, Shares Pics on Social Media
AceShowbiz / Posted yesterday
September 03, 2015 11:30:46 GMT In one of the photos he shared on Twitter, Lutz was snapped balancing his weight on only his hands and another showed him hanging from the bottom of the cliff. Movie hunk Kellan Lutz showed off his ability in doing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rosa - a Love Song, a Choir & a Cultural TraditionExpressing our common humanity & connecting with our roots Around the world ch
Rosa - a Love Song, a Choir & a Cultural Tradition
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Expressing our common humanity & connecting with our roots Around the world choral singing is becoming more and more popular with people of all ages. In South Africa it has always been inextricably linked to our cultural traditions. In the Mother... Read more
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iol.co.za
Peace repaints controversial muralsflickr.comIn Belfasts Lord Street district, nine paramilitary murals are being
Peace repaints controversial murals
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
flickr.comIn Belfasts Lord Street district, nine paramilitary murals are being replaced with artwork that reflects 'a peaceful and inclusive society'. Picture: Anna & Michal, flickr.com Belfast - They are colourful emblems of Belfast’s tortured past... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
From Parthenon to Palmyra: a history of cultural destructionWar has always taken a toll on heritage as well as human lives, from the sackin
From Parthenon to Palmyra: a history of cultural destruction
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
War has always taken a toll on heritage as well as human lives, from the sacking of Constantinople by crusaders and the destruction of Baghdad by Mongol armies, to the second world war firebombing of Coventry that claimed its Gothic cathedral. But... Read more
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Information Today
DPLA Expands Service Hub Network The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) added four new service hubs—repre
DPLA Expands Service Hub Network
Information Today / Posted yesterday
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) added four new service hubs—representing Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin—to its hub network. According to the press release, “The addition of these Hubs... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Happy birthday!Women from 13 districts of Maha Sarakham wear traditional costumes of yellow an
Happy birthday!
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
Women from 13 districts of Maha Sarakham wear traditional costumes of yellow and brown tones, representing the colours of their province. Their hair buns are decorated with white frangipani, the designated flower of the province. There was a reason... Read more
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Sun Star
6 women honored for contribution to Baguio communitySIX women were honored this year as the most Outstanding Citizens of Baguio. T
6 women honored for contribution to Baguio community
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
SIX women were honored this year as the most Outstanding Citizens of Baguio. The recognition was conferred by the city government and the Society of Outstanding Citizens of Baguio to Lilia Bautista, Maria Nela Florendo, Basilisa Pimentel, Leonarda... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Ajuy’s Tambobo Festival to launch original theme songTHE municipality of Ajuy, a second class municipality in the province of Iloilo
Ajuy’s Tambobo Festival to launch original theme song
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
THE municipality of Ajuy, a second class municipality in the province of Iloilo (93 kilometers away from Iloilo City) will celebrate its annual Tambobo Festival, September 8-10, 2015. “Tambobo” is Hiligaynon for “a storehouse or a storage structure... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sodwana redevelopment gets R72mSUPPLEDR72-million has been budgeted for new facilities and to protect and rest
Sodwana redevelopment gets R72m
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
SUPPLEDR72-million has been budgeted for new facilities and to protect and restore the natural environment at Sodwana Bay. Durban - Sodwana Bay in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park is scheduled for a R72-million facelift in the next 24 months, which... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Expands Presence in Eastern Europe with Le Meridien BatumiLe Méridien Brand to Debut in the Republic of Georgia’s Spectacular Resort Dest
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Expands Presence in Eastern Europe with Le Meridien Batumi
Hospitality Net / Posted yesterday
Le Méridien Brand to Debut in the Republic of Georgia’s Spectacular Resort Destination in 2018, Unlocking the City’s Rich Cultural Heritage, Modern Architecture &... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
As Islamic State destroys antiquities, a rush to get 3-D images of what's leftIn recent months, the terrorist group Islamic State has destroyed some of most
As Islamic State destroys antiquities, a rush to get 3-D images of what's left
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
In recent months, the terrorist group Islamic State has destroyed some of most significant historical and archaeological sites in Iraq and Syria. Some of the ravaged antiquities and cultural monuments date back thousands of years. They include... Read more
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New Kerala
Focus on 4 'I's, maintaining the quality of forest, says Javadekar The Minister of State of environment, forest and climate change, Prakash Java
Focus on 4 'I's, maintaining the quality of forest, says Javadekar
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
The Minister of State of environment, forest and climate change, Prakash Javadekar, on Wednesday emphasised that forest and wildlife officers must focus on the 4 'I's - Image,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Performing Arts Sector Needs New StrategiesThere is no doubt that in Zimbabwe today every development sector is being chal
Performing Arts Sector Needs New Strategies
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
There is no doubt that in Zimbabwe today every development sector is being challenged to contribute to the sustainable socio-economic transformation of the country that has been articulated by the national economic development blue print -- the... Read more
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New Kerala
Course on managing cultural heritage sites To boost scientific planning and management of cultural heritage sites, the I
Course on managing cultural heritage sites
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
To boost scientific planning and management of cultural heritage sites, the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur has designed a short-term course for professionals and researchers in the field. "The... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
4th-graders offered free passes through programThe Every Kid in a Park program was put into action Tuesday by President Barack
4th-graders offered free passes through program
Craig Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
The Every Kid in a Park program was put into action Tuesday by President Barack Obama as an initiative that allows fourth-graders nationwide to go to everykidinapark.gov and obtain a pass for free entry for them and their families to more than 2,000... Read more
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Orange County Register
Santa Ana library adapts to serve immigrant families, youthThe Santa Ana Public Library was founded in 1891 by white, middle-class migrant
Santa Ana library adapts to serve immigrant families, youth
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
The Santa Ana Public Library was founded in 1891 by white, middle-class migrants from the Midwest who wanted to replicate their hometown libraries. But like its city, the Santa Ana Public Library — where I have served as operations manager since 2009... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Question #9: Making sure Charleston remains unique and livableThis week marks the latest installment in City Paper's ongoing series "After Ri
Question #9: Making sure Charleston remains unique and livable
Charleston City Paper / Posted 2 days ago
This week marks the latest installment in City Paper's ongoing series "After Riley" presented in conjunction with Lowcountry Local First, Preservation Society of Charleston, S.C. Community Loan Fund, Coastal Conservation League, and... Read more
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The Hindu
Fresh flush to old LalbaghAfter many fits and starts, three Lalbagh heritage buildings are soon to be res
Fresh flush to old Lalbagh
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
After many fits and starts, three Lalbagh heritage buildings are soon to be restored The centrepiece of the city, the Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, is much more than just the 117-year-old glass house that has played host to 202 flower shows in the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
The rocky road to developmentThis graphic by FOR shows an alternative way of building a bicycle lane along t
The rocky road to development
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
This graphic by FOR shows an alternative way of building a bicycle lane along the Chao Phraya River. One Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha's many ideas is the "New Bangkok Landmark", in the form of a 14km-long bicycle way that would, if launched, be... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Every Kid in a Park program offers free passes to national parks for fourth-gradersThe Every Kid in a Park was put into action Tuesday by Pres. Barack Obama as an
Every Kid in a Park program offers free passes to national parks for fourth-graders
Craig Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
The Every Kid in a Park was put into action Tuesday by Pres. Barack Obama as an initiative that allows fourth-graders nationwide to go to www.everykidinapark.gov and obtain a pass for free entry for them and their families to more than 2,000... Read more
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Calcutta News
Temple of Bel in Palmyra largely destroyed by IS militants BEIRUT, Lebanon - The United Nations has confirmed through satellite imagery
Temple of Bel in Palmyra largely destroyed by IS militants
Calcutta News / Posted 2 days ago
BEIRUT, Lebanon - The United Nations has confirmed through satellite imagery that the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian city of Palmyra has largely been destroyed allegedly by the Islamic... Read more
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Orange County Register
Laguna Dance Festival to stretch boundariesLaguna Dance Festival, now in its 11th year, continues to expand the boundaries
Laguna Dance Festival to stretch boundaries
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
Laguna Dance Festival, now in its 11th year, continues to expand the boundaries of Orange County by bringing in dance companies from Northern California and Cuba. The festival will begin with two free public presentations by three Southern... Read more
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Spencer Daily Reporter
2015 A.R.T. Artist Joanne Alberda and "Tales from a Ghost Town" Exhibit at the Pearson Lakes Art Center!Blogger Bio - Bruce Morrison is an artist of the Tallgrass Prairie (Painter/Pho
2015 A.R.T. Artist Joanne Alberda and "Tales from a Ghost Town" Exhibit at the Pearson Lakes Art Center!
Spencer Daily Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
Blogger Bio - Bruce Morrison is an artist of the Tallgrass Prairie (Painter/Photographer/Print Maker). He and his wife Georgeann live on a small Tallgrass Prairie remnant where he works as a full-time artist throughout the year. Bruce takes his... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
The true nature and intentions of ISIL or ISISFeature Article of Tuesday, 1 September 2015 The ISIL also known as ISIS is an
The true nature and intentions of ISIL or ISIS
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
Feature Article of Tuesday, 1 September 2015 The ISIL also known as ISIS is an organization formed out of existing extremist organizations in Syria and Iraq and later expanded to other parts of the world. From 2014 it has done a lot of damage to... Read more
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News Mail
Local artist to provide colourful school holidaysTHE work of Bundaberg Aboriginal artist Clinton Beezley will provide a colourfu
Local artist to provide colourful school holidays
News Mail / Posted 2 days ago
THE work of Bundaberg Aboriginal artist Clinton Beezley will provide a colourful backdrop to the September School Holiday Pocket Guide, produced by community organisation Wide Bay Kids. Mr Beezley learnt the skills of traditional painting from his... Read more
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Aljazeera
Iconic Tokyo hotel to be replaced with skyscraperTokyo's Okura hotel was built in 1962 and has played host to politicians, film
Iconic Tokyo hotel to be replaced with skyscraper
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
Tokyo's Okura hotel was built in 1962 and has played host to politicians, film stars and even James Bond. Its owners now want to replace it with a modern skyscraper. Campaigners from around the world are now trying to save it, arguing it is an... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland sign DeAndre Yedlin: All you need to know about the Tottenham Hotspur starThe 22-year-old USA international only arrived at White Hart Lane back in Janua
Sunderland sign DeAndre Yedlin: All you need to know about the Tottenham Hotspur star
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
The 22-year-old USA international only arrived at White Hart Lane back in January but Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is keen for Yedlin to gain Premier League experience. With Kyle Walker and Kieran Trippier already ahead of him in the pecking order... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Cubans Excited About Concert by Dimension LatinaA few days after the opening of Habanarte cultural event, Cuban goers La Dimens
Cubans Excited About Concert by Dimension Latina
Radio Angulo / Posted 2 days ago
A few days after the opening of Habanarte cultural event, Cuban goers La Dimension Latina keep booking their tickets to enjoy the concert by the Venezuelan orchestra at the opening of this multicultural festival. The group will make its debut on... Read more
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