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Philippine security forces have continued dropping bombs on Islamist militants in the southern city of Marawi. Military officials have vowed not to let up the fight despite the start of the Muslim holy month of…
05.27 / 08:56
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South Asia is becoming more and more geo-politically polarized between an India allied with US imperialism and a Pakistan backed by…
05.27 / 06:30
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Plantation workers, youth and housewives from Hatton and plantation estates participated in the SEP…
05.27 / 06:30
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Basuki has withdrawn an appeal over his jail sentence in line with ruling elite concerns about possible unrest generated by intense social…
05.27 / 06:30
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Hundreds of people have either died or gone missing amid severe flooding and mudslides in Sri Lanka. Authorities are now appealing for international…
05.27 / 06:03
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Falcons– is there anything more classically Arabic than a falcon? These status symbols have been domesticated and held by the royal and the wealthy throughout the Middle East for centuries. These days, there are even falcon beauty pageants where the owners of winning birds take home thousands of dollars in cash and prizes. I find falcons mesmerizing: [...] The post So You Want to Hold a Falcon appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The W…
05.27 / 02:40
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The first-ever, multi-hole “fishbone” well involving multiple horizontal branches has been drilled and commissioned at the Prirazlomnaya offshore rig — the only project on the Russian Arctic shelf at which commercial oil production is currently ongoi…
05.27 / 02:35
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The new additions range from resorts to city-centre hotels, and are all independent properties. Here’s a look at what’s new…
“Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial group in the United States, and right here in Illinois we are showing that our community’s growth has also resulted in a growth in power,” said Tuyet Le, executive director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago. “The wins achieved in yesterday’s election add to the already historic number of Asian American elected officials representing Illinois from local offices to the U.S. Senate.”…
BY ARUN JOSHI The hope of a turnaround in Kashmir after Narendra Modi became the PM with a huge mandate is ebbing. After three years in office, Modi has little time left for course correction. Islamic radicalization and resistance have converged, undermining the huge mandate of the BJP. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Kashmir policy has not come out of wraps even [R…
05.26 / 22:37
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Hundreds of people have either died or gone missing amid severe flooding and mudslides in Sri Lanka. Authorities are now appealing for international…
05.26 / 22:15
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Now in Seoul, North Korean defectors recall life inside one of the world's most secretive regimes, talking of brainwashing, required military service — and the jolt of seeing the outside w…
05.26 / 22:04
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Evacuations are underway, with helicopters and boats trying to reach stranded communities. More than 100 more people are missing, the country's disaster management center…
05.26 / 22:04
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To break the fast at sunset, mosques distribute nombu kanji, a lightly spiced rice and lentil porridge, to worshipers and the poor. The meal epitomizes the Muslim holy month's spirit of…
05.26 / 22:04
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Fake news has fueled wild speculation about a very real battle with militants in the southern…
05.26 / 22:04
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India’s state-owned oil companies aim to sustain spending near a three-year high, encouraged by falling oil-services costs and expanding d…
05.26 / 21:34
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SEOUL, May 18 (Yonhap) — President Moon Jae-in on Thursday hinted at reinvestigating the military’s bloody crackdown of a pro-democracy uprising in Gwangju in 1980. The new liberal leader attended an annual ceremony marking the citizens’ armed resistance against then coup leaders in the city, located 350 kilometers south of Seoul. “Still, there are attempts…
05.26 / 19:27
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Abu Dhabi and Dubai are two of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates and are the most popular for visitors. They’re about an hour and a half away from each other, which makes traveling between them a breeze. A local bus ride between the two will cost 25 dirham one-way ($7), [...] The post Abu Dhabi vs Dubai: Which Should You Stay In? appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The W…
05.26 / 18:35
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Ophir Energy has announced that a Final Investment Decision has been taken to commence the fourth phase of development at Bualuang oil field in the Gulf of…
05.26 / 16:32
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Indian PM Narendra Modi's Germany visit next week gives him an opportunity to pitch India's attractiveness as an investment destination to German business. The EU-India free trade deal will also be on the…
05.26 / 15:06
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