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The Record Searchlight
40-nation summit plans next moves against Islamic StateIbrahim al-Jaafari (2nd L) and an unidentified Kuwaiti delegate (R) prior the P
40-nation summit plans next moves against Islamic State
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
Ibrahim al-Jaafari (2nd L) and an unidentified Kuwaiti delegate (R) prior the Pledging Conference in Support of Iraq at the US Department of State in Washington, D.C., on July, 20, 2016. (Photo: EPA) WASHINGTON — An unprecedented 40-nation summit... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
40-nation summit plans next moves against Islamic StateIbrahim al-Jaafari (2nd L) and an unidentified Kuwaiti delegate (R) prior the P
40-nation summit plans next moves against Islamic State
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Ibrahim al-Jaafari (2nd L) and an unidentified Kuwaiti delegate (R) prior the Pledging Conference in Support of Iraq at the US Department of State in Washington, D.C., on July, 20, 2016. (Photo: EPA) WASHINGTON — An unprecedented 40-nation summit... Read more
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Wired News
Dive Deep With the Men Clearing Cambodia’s Bombs by Handfind artillery in their nets, so three years ago the Mine Action Center created
Dive Deep With the Men Clearing Cambodia’s Bombs by Hand
Wired News / Posted 4 days ago
find artillery in their nets, so three years ago the Mine Action Center created a diving unit to deal with the problem. The US Department of State provides funding, equipment, and training in partnership with the Golden West Humanitarian... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Top US diplomat Kerry to visit PH, call on DuterteUS Secretary of State John Kerry. AP FILE PHOTO US Department of State secreta
Top US diplomat Kerry to visit PH, call on Duterte
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
US Secretary of State John Kerry. AP FILE PHOTO US Department of State secretary John Kerry will visit the Philippines from July 26 to 27 as part of his Southeast Asian swing to call on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Foreign secretary... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US State chief John Kerry to visit Duterte in ManilaMANILA, Philippines — The US Department of State on Tuesday (Wednesday morning
US State chief John Kerry to visit Duterte in Manila
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — The US Department of State on Tuesday (Wednesday morning in Manila) announced that State Secretary John Kerry is set to meet with newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte in his visit to Manila this month. Kerry, who last... Read more
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Rappler
Kerry to visit PH, meet with DuterteVISITING PHILIPPINES, TOO. A handout photo provided by the US Department of Sta
Kerry to visit PH, meet with Duterte
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
VISITING PHILIPPINES, TOO. A handout photo provided by the US Department of State shows US Secretary of State John Kerry holding a joint press conference with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (not in photo) after their meeting at the Foreign... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Manila rejects Beijing condition for talksshould the Philippines move to exploit the resources, including natural gas, in
Manila rejects Beijing condition for talks
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
should the Philippines move to exploit the resources, including natural gas, in its exclusive economic zone. The US Department of State told China to agree on a bilateral agreement with the Philippines following the arbitral tribunal... Read more
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eyefortravel.com
US outbound travel in a nutshell and in numbershave risen to 126 million representing 39% of the total US population - a 1600%
US outbound travel in a nutshell and in numbers
eyefortravel.com / Posted 6 days ago
have risen to 126 million representing 39% of the total US population - a 1600% increase since 1989, according to the US Department of State. Also there is some evidence to suggest that travel is increasingly becoming a beneficiary of the much... Read more
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Rappler
Obama urges Turkey to 'act within the rule of law'to travel US warned its citizens against travel to Turkey despite the country
Obama urges Turkey to 'act within the rule of law'
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
to travel US warned its citizens against travel to Turkey despite the country regaining control. "The US Department of State warns US citizens of increased threats from terrorist groups throughout Turkey and to avoid travel to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Phl raises sea ruling at ASEMconsidered as they strive to settle the territorial row through diplomacy. Eli
Phl raises sea ruling at ASEM
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
considered as they strive to settle the territorial row through diplomacy. Elizabeth Trudeau, Press Office director at the US Department of State, said the US encourages all claimants to avoid provocative actions and rhetoric and take advantage of... Read more
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The Irish Times
John Hanke: The man who put Pokémon Go on the mapdigital cartography and satellite images formed the basis of both Google Earth
John Hanke: The man who put Pokémon Go on the map
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
digital cartography and satellite images formed the basis of both Google Earth and Maps. For Mr Hanke, who worked for the US Department of State in Myanmarbefore moving to the San Francisco Bay Area to study for an MBA at UC Berkeley, it was his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kerry Congratulates Algeria On Its Independence DayDay, said Tuesday the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In a press statement dated
Kerry Congratulates Algeria On Its Independence Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Day, said Tuesday the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In a press statement dated the 5th July and published yesterday by the US Department of State on its website, Kerry said "on behalf of President Obama and the American people, I am delighted to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Kenney, Yasay meet ahead of arbitral rulingMANILA, Philippines – US Department of State Counselor Kristie Kenney yesterday
Kenney, Yasay meet ahead of arbitral ruling
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – US Department of State Counselor Kristie Kenney yesterday met with Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. for Washington’s call for parties to respect the ruling in the South China Sea dispute. They met hours before the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
US urges all parties to respect verdict on South China Sea rowUS Department of State counselor Kristie Kenney on Tuesday urged all parties in
US urges all parties to respect verdict on South China Sea row
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
US Department of State counselor Kristie Kenney on Tuesday urged all parties in the South China Sea disputes to respect the ruling of the arbitration court set to release its final ruling today at 5 p.m. (Manila time). Kenney, who is representing... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Al-Furqan had no permit for religious gatheringsBosnia. He bought land there three years ago in a community established by Nusr
Al-Furqan had no permit for religious gatherings
Kiama Independent / Posted 13 days ago
Bosnia. He bought land there three years ago in a community established by Nusret Imamovic, a terrorist leader that the US Department of State believes is fighting in Syria. Victoria Police Deputy Commissioner Lucinda Nolan said last week that... Read more
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Rappler
Rappler Talk: Kristie Kenney on PH-US ties, West Philippine SeaPhilippines – Former US Ambassador to the Philippines Kristie Kenney visits Man
Rappler Talk: Kristie Kenney on PH-US ties, West Philippine Sea
Rappler / Posted 14 days ago
Philippines – Former US Ambassador to the Philippines Kristie Kenney visits Manila wearing her new hat, as counselor of the US Department of State. Rappler talks to Counselor Kenney on Monday, July 11, about a range of issues, including... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hundreds mourn death of Cambodian government critic Kem Leyrepresented a political danger for the other side”. A child standing near buck
Hundreds mourn death of Cambodian government critic Kem Ley
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
represented a political danger for the other side”. A child standing near buckets of joss sticks placed by mourners. The US Department of State issued a statement on Monday calling on Cambodian authorities to ensure the legal process is “thorough... Read more
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Daily News
US Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski will visit Sri LankaSecretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski will v
US Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski will visit Sri Lanka
Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski will visit Sri Lanka between July 12 and 20, US Department of State announced. He is expected to engage with government officials and local civil society... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Does FBI Director Comey Think Hillary Clinton Is Above the Law?authentication, and encryption, to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and avail
Does FBI Director Comey Think Hillary Clinton Is Above the Law?
Op-Ed News / Posted 14 days ago
authentication, and encryption, to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the resident information." (US Department of State, 1/12/2016)."Clinton Investigation Timeline In a clear indication that then Secretary of State... Read more
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Daily News
Biswal here this weekSri Lanka and Bangladesh this week. Deputy Assistant Secretary for South Asia M
Biswal here this week
Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh this week. Deputy Assistant Secretary for South Asia Manpreet Singh Anand will accompany her, the US Department of State stated in a media release. While in Dhaka, the Assistant Secretary will meet with government... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Cuba, Mexico, U.S. Discuss Maritime Boundaries in Gulf of MexicoMinistry, Manuel Pirez; the Legal Advisor of Mexico's Foreign Ministry, Alejand
Cuba, Mexico, U.S. Discuss Maritime Boundaries in Gulf of Mexico
Radio Angulo / Posted 15 days ago
Ministry, Manuel Pirez; the Legal Advisor of Mexico's Foreign Ministry, Alejandro Alday, and by the Legal Advisor of the US Department of State, Oliver Lewis. The meeting was reportedly held in a respectful and professional environment as the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
North Korea submarine missile launch failsof ballistic missile technology,' said Gabrielle Price, spokeswoman for the Bur
North Korea submarine missile launch fails
Sky News Australia / Posted 16 days ago
of ballistic missile technology,' said Gabrielle Price, spokeswoman for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the US Department of State. 'These actions, and North Korea's continued pursuit of ballistic missile and nuclear weapons... Read more
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Eye Witness News
North Korea fires missile from submarine but it appears to have failed: South Koreaof ballistic missile technology,” said Gabrielle Price, spokeswoman for the Bur
North Korea fires missile from submarine but it appears to have failed: South Korea
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
of ballistic missile technology,” said Gabrielle Price, spokeswoman for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the US Department of State. “These actions, and North Korea's continued pursuit of ballistic missile and nuclear weapons... Read more
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BBC News
Russian 'harassment' of US diplomats on riserise, US officials say. The issue has become so pressing that it has been rais
Russian 'harassment' of US diplomats on rise
BBC News / Posted 16 days ago
rise, US officials say. The issue has become so pressing that it has been raised directly with President Vladimir Putin, a US Department of State spokeswoman said. The problems began two years ago following US-imposed sanctions over the Ukraine... Read more
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The Financial Express
Subramanian Swamy quotes US report, Stiglitz to target Modi government & Raghuram Rajanthe claim of 7.6% growth in 2015-16 may be “overstated”. The report by the Bure
Subramanian Swamy quotes US report, Stiglitz to target Modi government & Raghuram Rajan
The Financial Express / Posted 18 days ago
the claim of 7.6% growth in 2015-16 may be “overstated”. The report by the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs of the US department of state added India has been “slow to propose other economic reforms that would match its rhetoric”, a veiled... Read more
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The Economic Times
US Department of State raises doubt over India’s 7.6% growth rateDELHI: India's 7.6% growth may be overstated and the government has been slow o
US Department of State raises doubt over India’s 7.6% growth rate
The Economic Times / Posted 18 days ago
DELHI: India's 7.6% growth may be overstated and the government has been slow on some of the reforms it had promised, the US Department of State has said while noting that the Narendra Modi administration has given priority to economic growth to... Read more
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Business Standard India
US praises Rajan's monetary stewardshipof the new methodology of calculating gross domestic product, saying India's GD
US praises Rajan's monetary stewardship
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
of the new methodology of calculating gross domestic product, saying India's GDP growth might be overstated. However, US Department of State in a report on Tuesday praised the Modi government for liberalising the FDI regime and its efforts to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Modern Day Slavery Rife in Ghanafor its failure to stop trafficking of humans. This follows the release of the
Modern Day Slavery Rife in Ghana
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
for its failure to stop trafficking of humans. This follows the release of the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report at the US Department of State in Washington, indicating Ghana is classified as a Tier 2 Watch List country, meaning government did... Read more
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International Business Times
Euro 2016: Thousands of terrified fans stampede out of Paris fan zone over terror attack fear the US had warned those travelling to France during Euro 2016 that they could b
Euro 2016: Thousands of terrified fans stampede out of Paris fan zone over terror attack fear
International Business Times / Posted 21 days ago
the US had warned those travelling to France during Euro 2016 that they could be a target for a terrorist attack. The US Department of State updated its Europe Travel Alert to include a warning that the number of tourists visiting Europe in... Read more
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New Kerala
Tributes paid to terror attack victims in a moving ceremony in Dhaka - newkerala.com #85720Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and offered assistance from American law enforceme
Tributes paid to terror attack victims in a moving ceremony in Dhaka - newkerala.com #85720
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and offered assistance from American law enforcement, including FBI, to solve the issue The US Department of State said in a statement: The Secretary expressed condolences for the loss of so many innocent lives at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Welcomes Govt.'s Ceasefire in DarfurWashington — In a statement on Saturday, the US Department of State welcomed th
U.S. Welcomes Govt.'s Ceasefire in Darfur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Washington — In a statement on Saturday, the US Department of State welcomed the announcement by the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs that all Sudanese forces have been instructed to cease offensive operations in Darfur. On 29 and 30 June, US... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
East Africa Ranks Low On Human Trafficking Reportby criminal rings that conduct modern slavery, a new report says. The Traffick
East Africa Ranks Low On Human Trafficking Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
by criminal rings that conduct modern slavery, a new report says. The Trafficking in Humans Report 2016 by the US Department of State, released on Thursday, places countries in different tiers, with those that fully comply with... Read more
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New Kerala
Bangladesh attack: John Kerry calls Sheikh Hasina, offers FBI assistance - newkerala.com #85526said. Kerry offered the Bangladesh PM assistance from American law enforcement
Bangladesh attack: John Kerry calls Sheikh Hasina, offers FBI assistance - newkerala.com #85526
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
said. Kerry offered the Bangladesh PM assistance from American law enforcement, including FBI, to solve the issue. The US Department of State said in a statement: The Secretary expressed condolences for the loss of so many innocent lives at the... Read more
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The Hindu
Bloody end to ‘Operation Thunderbolt’, one terrorist captured alivehave seen ISIL claims of responsibility, but cannot yet confirm and are assessi
Bloody end to ‘Operation Thunderbolt’, one terrorist captured alive
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
have seen ISIL claims of responsibility, but cannot yet confirm and are assessing the information available to us,” US Department of State spokesperson John Kirby said in a statement. The US embassy in Dhaka has confirmed all American... Read more
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New Kerala
IS link not confirmed in Dhaka seige: newkerala.com #84941"It is too early for us to say who's involved, motivation -- any of that stuff.
IS link not confirmed in Dhaka seige: newkerala.com #84941
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
"It is too early for us to say who's involved, motivation -- any of that stuff. It's all still unfolding right now," US Department of State Spokesperson John Kirby told media personnel on Friday. Kirby said more information could be provided... Read more
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The Financial Express
Dhaka terror attack & hostage crisis: US says Embassy in constant touch with Bangladesh authoritieshostage crisis situation in Dhaka, US sought to assure that it is in constant t
Dhaka terror attack & hostage crisis: US says Embassy in constant touch with Bangladesh authorities
The Financial Express / Posted 23 days ago
hostage crisis situation in Dhaka, US sought to assure that it is in constant touch with the Bangladesh authorities. US Department of State Spokesperson John Kirby said, “Local security forces are on the scene and are responding. We are in... Read more
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The Star
DPM: Malaysia remains on Tier 2 watchlist of 2016 human trafficking reportthe appropriate follow-up action. “Malaysia will remain committed to combating
DPM: Malaysia remains on Tier 2 watchlist of 2016 human trafficking report
The Star / Posted 24 days ago
the appropriate follow-up action. “Malaysia will remain committed to combating this inhumane crime,” he said. He said the US Department of State had taken note of the efforts taken by Malaysia in strengthening existing legislation through... Read more
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The Borneo Post
M’sia remains on Tier 2 Watch List of 2016 human trafficking report – DPMthe appropriate follow-up action. “Malaysia will remain committed to combating
M’sia remains on Tier 2 Watch List of 2016 human trafficking report – DPM
The Borneo Post / Posted 24 days ago
the appropriate follow-up action. “Malaysia will remain committed to combating this inhumane crime,” he said. He said the US Department of State had taken note of the efforts taken by Malaysia in strengthening existing legislation through... Read more
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Rappler
US human trafficking downgrade 'regrettable' – Myanmarcivilian government in nearly half a century. "It is regrettable that the 2016
US human trafficking downgrade 'regrettable' – Myanmar
Rappler / Posted 24 days ago
civilian government in nearly half a century. "It is regrettable that the 2016 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report of the US Department of State drops Myanmar from Tier 2 Watch List status to Tier 3 at a time when the new democratic government is... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Rowley on low human trafficking convictions: Fill vacancies in DPP officeOffice of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) are filled as soon as possi
Rowley on low human trafficking convictions: Fill vacancies in DPP office
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) are filled as soon as possible to assist in elevating T&T in the next US Department of State’s Report on the Trafficking of Persons offence. He made the call during yesterday’s post-Cabinet news... Read more
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Perth Now
Turkey bomber’s final moment revealedthe attacks. Days earlier, the US State Department issued a security warning f
Turkey bomber’s final moment revealed
Perth Now / Posted 26 days ago
the attacks. Days earlier, the US State Department issued a security warning for Americans travelling to Turkey. “The US Department of State warns US citizens of increased threats from terrorist groups throughout Turkey and to avoid travel to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Turkey bomber’s final moment revealedthe attacks. Days earlier, the US State Department issued a security warning f
Turkey bomber’s final moment revealed
The Courier Mail / Posted 26 days ago
the attacks. Days earlier, the US State Department issued a security warning for Americans travelling to Turkey. “The US Department of State warns US citizens of increased threats from terrorist groups throughout Turkey and to avoid travel to... Read more
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News.com.au
An officer runs from the scene when he notices the bombthe attacks. Days earlier, the US State Department issued a security warning f
An officer runs from the scene when he notices the bomb
News.com.au / Posted 26 days ago
the attacks. Days earlier, the US State Department issued a security warning for Americans travelling to Turkey. “The US Department of State warns US citizens of increased threats from terrorist groups throughout Turkey and to avoid travel to... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
SEC Requires Disclosure of Payments to Governmentsthe rulemaking process, calling on the agency to issue robust final rules that
SEC Requires Disclosure of Payments to Governments
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 27 days ago
the rulemaking process, calling on the agency to issue robust final rules that align with those in other markets. The US Department of State and the US Department of Interior also voiced support for a strong rule during the rulemaking process,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Countries Still Dragging Feet in Tracking Genocide SuspectsPheneas Munyarugarama, Aloys Ndimbati and Charles Ryandikayo were the most want
Countries Still Dragging Feet in Tracking Genocide Suspects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Pheneas Munyarugarama, Aloys Ndimbati and Charles Ryandikayo were the most wanted fugitives." The eight are subject to a US Department of State bounty of up to $5 million for information leading to their arrest. He told matters worsened by the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Like a broken recordworth more than $840 billion, the Philippines is “one of the world’s most highl
Like a broken record
Pilipino Star / Posted a month ago
worth more than $840 billion, the Philippines is “one of the world’s most highly mineralized countries,” according to a US Department of State report on the Philippine economy. Despite its rich gold, copper and chromate deposits, however, “the... Read more

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