Archive For The “World News Trend” Category

Can the United States end the blockade of Qatar?

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Can the United States end the blockade of Qatar?

It is a case of try and try again for America’s top diplomat. The US Secretary of State’s back in the Gulf reviving mediation efforts in a bid to end the …

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Spain plans to take control of Catalonia

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Spain plans to take control of Catalonia

In Madrid, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy appeared to have the support of the locals as he announced measures to suspend Catalonia’s administration …

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Deadly attack on Egyptian forces prompts security concerns

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Deadly attack on Egyptian forces prompts security concerns

After one of the deadliest attacks on security forces in years, Egyptians have become more concerned over the state of security in their country. According to the …

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Tyrant or national hero? France exhibition aims to paint positive image of Napoleon

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Tyrant or national hero? France exhibition aims to paint positive image of Napoleon

A huge art exhibition in the French town of Arras focuses on the legacy of Napoleon Bonaparte, who ruled France and much of Europe more than 200 years ago.

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Iran opens first ever drug rehab clinic for mothers

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Iran opens first ever drug rehab clinic for mothers

The first clinic dedicated to helping drug-addicted mothers and their children has opened in Iran. It is hoped that mothers trying to overcome their addictions will …

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Blockade of Qatar not affecting US counter-ISIL operations

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Blockade of Qatar not affecting US counter-ISIL operations

US Air Forces Central Command, or AFCENT, has its headquarters is just outside Doha. Lieutenant-General Jeffrey Harrigian said, “There are no diplomatic …

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Counting the Cost – Hydro-economics: Egypt, Ethiopia and the Nile – Counting the Cost

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Counting the Cost – Hydro-economics: Egypt, Ethiopia and the Nile – Counting the Cost

Water ministers from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have gathered last week to discuss how Africa’s largest hydroelectric dam will affect water distribution and …

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The Listening Post – Covert operations: How the CIA works with Hollywood – Listening Post (Feature)

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The Listening Post – Covert operations: How the CIA works with Hollywood – Listening Post (Feature)

The Weinstein story was suppressed by Hollywood, using its legal and financial muscle to keep a lid on it – until now. But there are also power centres in the US …

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Architects shape future cities for sustainability at LA gathering

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Architects shape future cities for sustainability at LA gathering

In Los Angeles, landscape architects have gathered to focus on sustainability and designing for an era of global warming and climate change at the 2017 …

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First Brexit and Catalonia, now Italy holds autonomy referendum

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First Brexit and Catalonia, now Italy holds autonomy referendum

Italy’s wealthy northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto are going to vote on whether to take more control over their own affairs. The result of the ballots will not …

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