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Yameen Rasheed is the third media figure on the tropical atoll to either be killed or abducted in the past five years. The problem has worsened under President Abdulla Yameen who won a dubious election in…
04.24 / 08:39
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South Korea will elect a new president on May 9, and 'fake news' has become a huge problem. Fabian Kretschmer reports from…
04.24 / 08:39
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It was not immediately clear why the man, who was reportedly involved in aid work, was arrested. But tensions between the US and North Korea have escalated over Pyongyang's ongoing nuclear and missile…
04.24 / 08:39
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The Afghan minister of defense and army chief of staff have resigned over a major Taliban assault on an army base, the president's office says. The attack revealed worrying security…
04.24 / 08:39
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Four years ago the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killing 1,100 people. Working conditions have improved since then, but wages have not. Maria Zimmerman reports from…
04.24 / 08:39
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Without any public consultation, the US and its allies are placing millions of people at risk of a devastating nuclear…
04.24 / 08:10
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Noeleen Heyzer, former Executive Secretary of UN-ESCAP and Under-Secretary-General of the UN. She was also special advisor to the UN-Secretary-General for Timor Leste. Anis Chowdhury, former professor of economics at the University of Western Sydney, held senior United Nations positions during 2008-2015 in New York and…
04.24 / 07:33
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Photo by Author Maldives is known as one of the most beautiful destinations in the entire world. Made of thousands of atolls, home to overwater bungalows, and located in the heart of the Indian Ocean, it has become a top destination for honeymooners and couples. However, one does not need be in a relationship to go [...] The post Travel Tips for Maldives appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The …
04.24 / 04:07
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Visitors to Thailand generally make a beeline to Bangkok and the beach. Who can fault them? Bangkok’s bustling eclectic neighborhoods, diverse foodie scene and hedonistic nightlife are second to none, and Thailand’s beaches are some of the world’s most dazzling. But, Bangkok and the beach aren’t the only reasons to visit Thailand. Read on for six [...] The post 6 Reasons to Visit Thailand This Year appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The World…
04.24 / 04:07
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Ahh, Shanghai markets. You can literally find anything you could possibly want or need in one of these bad boys if you have the time and patience to sift through the stalls and put up with pushy shopkeepers. While there are fake markets all over the city, I’ve had a lot of luck at the following [...] The post Shanghai’s Best Fake Markets appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The Wo…
04.24 / 04:07
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We all know that Western, average-sized ladies are giants in Asia, and shopping can be a real pain. Luckily for us, there are plenty of places in Asia that offer beautiful, well-made custom dresses. Shenzen, China, just across the border from Hong Kong, is one of them. Instead of getting a full-on Chinese visa, it’s [...] The post Buying Custom-Made Dresses in Shenzen, China appeared first on Go! Girl Guides - Helping Women Travel The W…
04.24 / 04:07
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With tensions rising between the US and North Korea, the Pentagon on Sunday called for the isolated communist nation to avoid destabilizing the situation…
04.24 / 03:20
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American aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson started joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean on Sunday, authorities…
04.24 / 03:20
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North Korea has been a threat to Japan for decades -- and it's a problem for which there is no perfect…
04.24 / 03:20
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A US citizen has been detained in North Korea, according to Martina Aberg, deputy head of mission for the Swedish Embassy in North…
04.24 / 03:20
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China launched its first cargo spacecraft Thursday night, according to state media Xinhua, which described it as a "crucial step for China's plan to have an operational space station by…
04.24 / 03:20
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Gazprom Neft has met its annual production targets at the Prirazlomnaya offshore platform, with a total 2,154,000 tonnes of ARCO (Arctic Oil) being produced at the field in 2016—a more than 2.5-fold increase on 2015 v…
04.24 / 02:57
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Gazprom Neft subsidiary Gazpromneft-Shelf has commissioned two new production wells at Prirazlomnoye field, bringing the total number of wells in operation at the Prirazlomnaya platform—the only oil production project on the Russian Arctic Shelf—to 10…
04.24 / 02:57
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Gazpromneft Shelf, a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft, has brought two additional production wells (its third and fourth) into production at Prirazlomnoye…
04.24 / 02:57
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The multi-client FTG Program includes airborne 3D Full Tensor Gradiometry (FTG) and magnetic survey data that will be undertaken over offshore Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak and…
04.24 / 02:57
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