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Rappler
State-sponsored hate: The rise of the pro-Duterte bloggersa “debt of gratitude” for her backing his presidential bid. Nieto has also bee
Rappler / Posted 23 minutes ago
a “debt of gratitude” for her backing his presidential bid. Nieto has also been hired as a social media consultant by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) now headed by Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano. The former senator was Duterte’s... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
2 Filipinos hurt in terror attack in Spaingovernment has condemned the terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain on Thursday t
Manila Standard Today / Posted 54 minutes ago
government has condemned the terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain on Thursday that killed 13 persons. In a statement, Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Spokesperson Alan Peter Cayetano said, "the Philippines condemns in the strongest term... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Victorians in Barcelona safely at hotelMr Andrews said "they are not in a serious condition". "The Department of Prem
Adelaide Now / Posted an hour ago
Mr Andrews said "they are not in a serious condition". "The Department of Premier and Cabinet have been in touch with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the two Victorians who have been caught up in this are back in their hotel, that's... Read more
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Herald Sun
Victorians in Barcelona safely at hotelMr Andrews said "they are not in a serious condition". "The Department of Prem
Herald Sun / Posted an hour ago
Mr Andrews said "they are not in a serious condition". "The Department of Premier and Cabinet have been in touch with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the two Victorians who have been caught up in this are back in their hotel, that's... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Victorians in Barcelona safely at hotelMr Andrews said "they are not in a serious condition". "The Department of Prem
The Courier Mail / Posted an hour ago
Mr Andrews said "they are not in a serious condition". "The Department of Premier and Cabinet have been in touch with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the two Victorians who have been caught up in this are back in their hotel, that's... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace condemns Barcelona terror attackin touch with authorities and leaders of the Filipino Community to make sure th
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
in touch with authorities and leaders of the Filipino Community to make sure that Filipino residents there are safe. “The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), through our Philippine Embassy in Madrid and the Honorary Consulate in Barcelona is... Read more
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Rappler
4 Filipino-Irish family members hurt in Barcelona attack100 others, is towed away from the Rambla on August 18, 2017. Photo by Josep La
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
100 others, is towed away from the Rambla on August 18, 2017. Photo by Josep Lago/AFP MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said 4 members of a Filipino-Irish family were injured in the Barcelona terror attack... Read more
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Sun Star
4 Irish citizens of Pinoy descent injured in Barcelona attacka van rammed through crowds van plowed through pedestrians in Barcelona's pictu
Sun Star / Posted 3 hours ago
a van rammed through crowds van plowed through pedestrians in Barcelona's picturesque Las Ramblas tourist district. The Department of Foreign Affairs also expressed its condolences to the Spanish Government following the incident that left four... Read more
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Pilipino Star
4 Filipinos injured in Barcelona attackcitizens of Filipino descent were among those who were injured when a van plowe
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 hours ago
citizens of Filipino descent were among those who were injured when a van plowed into pedestrians in Barcelona, Spain, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Friday. At least 13 people were killed and 100 were injured in what Spanish authorities... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH condemns Barcelona attack; 4 Filipinos among injuredother countries also slammed the terrorist attack. Four members of a Filipino-
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
other countries also slammed the terrorist attack. Four members of a Filipino-Irish family was hurt in the attack, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. The agency, however, did not release the names of those who were hurt but said that... Read more
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Canberra Times
Yassmin Abdel-Magied on becoming 'Australia's most publicly hated Muslim'and Sudan, but had failed to criticise these countries for their harsh treatmen
Canberra Times / Posted 4 hours ago
and Sudan, but had failed to criticise these countries for their harsh treatment of Muslim women while visiting. (The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said it funded the 2016 tour, in which Abdel-Magied was the sole speaker, to promote... Read more
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Canberra Times
The real winners and losers of a high Aussie dollarhelp ease price gains. Education sector – Loser Education is Australia’s thir
Canberra Times / Posted 4 hours ago
help ease price gains. Education sector – Loser Education is Australia’s third-most valuable export, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), behind iron ore and coal. “If I’m a Chinese household that wants to send my... Read more
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The Young Witness
Barcelona attack: Van ploughs into crowd in Spanish cityare concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable
The Young Witness / Posted 5 hours ago
are concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable to contact them they should call the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 1300 555 135 or +61 2 6261 3305 if overseas. It is not yet known if any... Read more
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The Age
Yassmin Abdel-Magied on becoming 'Australia's most publicly hated Muslim'and Sudan, but had failed to criticise these countries for their harsh treatmen
The Age / Posted 5 hours ago
and Sudan, but had failed to criticise these countries for their harsh treatment of Muslim women while visiting. (The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said it funded the 2016 tour, in which Abdel-Magied was the sole speaker, to promote... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Yassmin Abdel-Magied on becoming 'Australia's most publicly hated Muslim'and Sudan, but had failed to criticise these countries for their harsh treatmen
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
and Sudan, but had failed to criticise these countries for their harsh treatment of Muslim women while visiting. (The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said it funded the 2016 tour, in which Abdel-Magied was the sole speaker, to promote... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Barcelona attack: Van ploughs into crowd in Spanish cityare concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 hours ago
are concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable to contact them they should call the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 1300 555 135 or +61 2 6261 3305 if overseas. It is not yet known if any... Read more
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The Age
The real winners and losers of a high Aussie dollarhelp ease price gains. Education sector – Loser Education is Australia’s thir
The Age / Posted 5 hours ago
help ease price gains. Education sector – Loser Education is Australia’s third-most valuable export, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), behind iron ore and coal. “If I’m a Chinese household that wants to send my... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The real winners and losers of a high Aussie dollarhelp ease price gains. Education sector – Loser Education is Australia’s thir
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
help ease price gains. Education sector – Loser Education is Australia’s third-most valuable export, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), behind iron ore and coal. “If I’m a Chinese household that wants to send my... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Be vigilant vs terror attacks, overseas Pinoys urgedMANILA, Philippines - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday urged t
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) yesterday urged the more than 10 million Filipinos overseas to be vigilant following the recent foiled terror attacks in Russia and a fatal shooting incident in Burkina Faso. “We want our... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Barcelona attack: Van ploughs into crowd in Spanish cityare concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 hours ago
are concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable to contact them they should call the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 1300 555 135 or +61 2 6261 3305 if overseas. It is not yet known if any... Read more
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Western Advocate
Barcelona attack: Van ploughs into crowd in Spanish cityare concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable
Western Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
are concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable to contact them they should call the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 1300 555 135 or +61 2 6261 3305 if overseas. It is not yet known if any... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Barcelona attack: Van ploughs into crowd in Spanish cityare concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 hours ago
are concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable to contact them they should call the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 1300 555 135 or +61 2 6261 3305 if overseas. It is not yet known if any... Read more
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Manning River Times
Barcelona attack: Van ploughs into crowd in Spanish cityare concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable
Manning River Times / Posted 6 hours ago
are concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable to contact them they should call the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 1300 555 135 or +61 2 6261 3305 if overseas. It is not yet known if any... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Barcelona attack: Van ploughs into crowd in Spanish cityare concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 hours ago
are concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable to contact them they should call the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 1300 555 135 or +61 2 6261 3305 if overseas. It is not yet known if any... Read more
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The North West Star
Barcelona attack: Van ploughs into crowd in Spanish cityare concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable
The North West Star / Posted 6 hours ago
are concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable to contact them they should call the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 1300 555 135 or +61 2 6261 3305 if overseas. It is not yet known if any... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Barcelona attack: Van ploughs into crowd in Spanish cityare concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 hours ago
are concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable to contact them they should call the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 1300 555 135 or +61 2 6261 3305 if overseas. It is not yet known if any... Read more
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The Border Mail
Barcelona attack: Van ploughs into crowd in Spanish cityare concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable
The Border Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
are concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable to contact them they should call the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 1300 555 135 or +61 2 6261 3305 if overseas. It is not yet known if any... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Barcelona attack: Van ploughs into crowd in Spanish cityare concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 hours ago
are concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable to contact them they should call the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 1300 555 135 or +61 2 6261 3305 if overseas. It is not yet known if any... Read more
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The Courier
Barcelona attack: Van ploughs into crowd in Spanish cityare concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable
The Courier / Posted 6 hours ago
are concerned about family and friends they know to be in Barcelona and unable to contact them they should call the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 1300 555 135 or +61 2 6261 3305 if overseas. It is not yet known if any... Read more
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Irish Examiner
IS claim responsibility for Barcelona attack that killed 13, injured 100; two arrestedauthorities. Anyone with concerns for the safety of loved ones in Barcelona can
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 hours ago
authorities. Anyone with concerns for the safety of loved ones in Barcelona can contact the Consular Assistance team in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 014082000 or the Irish Embassy in Madrid on 0034 914364093. Police issue picture... Read more
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Irish Examiner
IS claim responsibility for Barcelona attack that killed 13, injured 80; two arrestedauthorities. Anyone with concerns for the safety of loved ones in Barcelona can
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 hours ago
authorities. Anyone with concerns for the safety of loved ones in Barcelona can contact the Consular Assistance team in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 014082000 or the Irish Embassy in Madrid on 0034 914364093. Police issue picture... Read more
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Sun Star
Task force vs bird flu activated in DavaoAI Task Force committee on human health protection includes the Department of H
Sun Star / Posted 9 hours ago
AI Task Force committee on human health protection includes the Department of Health (DOH), Office of Civil Defense, Department of Foreign Affairs, Department of Transportation, Department of Finance, Department of Labor and Employment. The... Read more
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Sun Star
Sea Games 2019 hosting still on-- The country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games in 2019 is a go as a
Sun Star / Posted 9 hours ago
-- The country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games in 2019 is a go as announced by Secretary Peter Cayetano of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Peping Cojuangco and Philippine Sports Commission... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Catalan official says 13 killed and 50 injured in Barcelona terror attack; two arrestedauthorities. Anyone with concerns for the safety of loved ones in Barcelona can
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 hours ago
authorities. Anyone with concerns for the safety of loved ones in Barcelona can contact the Consular Assistance team in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on 014082000 or the Irish Embassy in Madrid on 0034 914364093. UPDATE 7.45pm: At... Read more
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Irish Examiner
13 feared dead after van driver mows down pedestrians in Barcelonanear the La Boqueria food market, where they have entrenched themselves. Local
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 hours ago
near the La Boqueria food market, where they have entrenched themselves. Local media are reporting 13 casualties. The Department of Foreign Affairs says it's monitoring developments in Barcelona closely. Anyone with concerns for the safety of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Three reported dead after van driver mows down pedestrians in BarcelonaLuna in Istanbul, near La Boqueria, where they have entrenched themselves. Loc
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 hours ago
Luna in Istanbul, near La Boqueria, where they have entrenched themselves. Local media are reporting 13 casualties. The Department of Foreign Affairs says it's monitoring developments in Barcelona closely. Anyone with concerns for the safety of... Read more
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International Business Times
Irish tourist shot dead at Mexico petrol station while asking for directions met online three months before and began a relationship. It is believed this wa
International Business Times / Posted 11 hours ago
met online three months before and began a relationship. It is believed this was their first trip away together. Ireland's department of Foreign Affairs said it is aware of the case and is providing consular assistance. Extortion and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Armed men enter restaurant following fatal 'terror attack' in Barcelona; two dead, dozens injuredmedia has reported that two people have died and 20 injured and that attackers
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 hours ago
media has reported that two people have died and 20 injured and that attackers were holed up in a bar. The Irish Department of Foreign affairs are monitoring the incident. "We are aware of an incident in Barcelona and strongly advise... Read more
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The Courier
The curious case of Francis Gurryand his staff of 190 nationalities. But then separate new complaints were filed
The Courier / Posted 12 hours ago
and his staff of 190 nationalities. But then separate new complaints were filed by the other two Australians at WIPO - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade veteran Miranda Brown and IT specialist Wei Lei. Gurry recruited them both. In 2011... Read more
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Rappler
FAST FACTS: How many and where are the Filipinos in Guam?Guam remained outwardly calm, with a senior official in the US territory urging
Rappler / Posted 15 hours ago
Guam remained outwardly calm, with a senior official in the US territory urging people to "relax and enjoy paradise". The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Tuesday, August 15, that it has raised alert level 1 over Guam and the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Irish man (29) shot dead in Mexico after 'stopping to ask for directions'woman, believed to be from the US, was treated in hospital. It is understood t
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
woman, believed to be from the US, was treated in hospital. It is understood that the man was travelling on an Irish passport. The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is aware of the case and is providing consular assistance. Irish Indep... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Man, 29, 'shot and killed in Mexico car-jacking after stopping for directions'had been dating for three months. He is believed to have been carrying an Iris
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 hours ago
had been dating for three months. He is believed to have been carrying an Irish passport and a UK driving license. The Department of Foreign Affairs said it is aware of the incident, which happened on Tuesday, and is providing consular... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cayetano downplays Alejano’s worries on China ships at Pagasa Islanday ‘may Chinese ship doon,’ we will be misinforming the people,” Cayetano added
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 hours ago
ay ‘may Chinese ship doon,’ we will be misinforming the people,” Cayetano added. The former senator also said that the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will continue to uphold the primary interest of the defense sector, which puts premium on... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Report: Irishman dies after being shot during car-jacking in Mexicothe man is understood to have been travelling on an Irish passport, it is said
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 hours ago
the man is understood to have been travelling on an Irish passport, it is said he had a British driving licence. The Department of Foreign Affairs has says it is aware of the case and is providing assistance. More From The Irish... Read more
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Sun Star
Alejano rejects DFA's position on China's alleged presence in West PH Seawho first reported the alleged presence of Chinese vessels in the West Philippi
Sun Star / Posted 19 hours ago
who first reported the alleged presence of Chinese vessels in the West Philippine Sea has expressed disappointment over the Department of Foreign Affairs' (DFA) position on the issue. Magdalo Partylist Representative Gary Alejano in a statement... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Forum with Madeleine Albright on ANCPlaza Grand Ballroom, where over 400 business leaders and diplomats gathered to
Manila Standard Today / Posted 19 hours ago
Plaza Grand Ballroom, where over 400 business leaders and diplomats gathered to listen and learn from Albright, including Department of Foreign Affairs secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim, Presidential... Read more
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Swissinfo
E-voting pilot project seen as a big successthe fact that the provider is a Swiss canton, the addresses of the Swiss Abroad
Swissinfo / Posted 19 hours ago
the fact that the provider is a Swiss canton, the addresses of the Swiss Abroad could easily be exchanged with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA). “The Swiss Abroad are the first users of this voting system, and in official votes 60%... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Athletes to be involved in planning for 2019 SEA Games hostingOlympic Committee president Jose Cojuangco Jr. will co-chair the organizing com
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 hours ago
Olympic Committee president Jose Cojuangco Jr. will co-chair the organizing committee with Cayetano, who also sits as Department of Foreign Affairs secretary. “I’m taking the lead from Sir Butch (Ramirez) that the athletes should be... Read more
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The Manila Times
No Filipino victims in Sierra Leone mudslides, says foreign affairscasualties in the massive mudslides that struck Sierra Leone on Monday, leaving
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
casualties in the massive mudslides that struck Sierra Leone on Monday, leaving 300 dead and more than 600 missing, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Thursday. At the same time, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, in a... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalMANILA - The Department of Foreign Affairs yesterday urged overseas Filipinos t
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA - The Department of Foreign Affairs yesterday urged overseas Filipinos to be vigilant amid terror attacks in Russia and Burkina Faso, Africa. �We want our kababayans wherever they are abroad to always remain vigilant and to always be prepared... Read more
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