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Carabineros Special Forces watching protests on 19 October during a protests, Chile You've heard about the violence in Chile. You probably haven't heard their military learns its ...
What started as a student act of civil disobedience against Santiago’s rising metro fares has now expanded outside the Chilean capital. In a sudden uprising against... (photo: Creative Commons) The Independent
Chile protests   Photos   Santiago   Sebastian Pinera   Wikipedia: 2019 Chilean protests
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the United Federation of Teachers annual Teacher Union Day, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, in New York. US envoy says Trump used military aid to push Ukraine to investigate Biden
The acting US ambassador to Kyiv has told congressional committees conducting impeachment hearings that military aid to Ukraine was made conditional on its government... (photo: AP / Craig Ruttle) Yahoo Daily News
Joe Biden   Photos   Trump-Ukraine Controversy   US House Committee   Wikipedia: Trump–Ukraine scandal
File - Soldiers from the Army´s 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, conduct a routine security patrol on foot and in a Humvee in Tal Afar, Iraq, Nov. 1, 2005. Iraq military: American troops leaving Syria cannot stay in the country
BAGHDAD: US troops leaving Syria and heading to neighboring Iraq do not have permission to stay in the country, Iraq’s military said Tuesday. The statement appears to... (photo: US Navy / Petty Officer 1st Class Alan D. Monyelle) Arab News
Iraq Conflict   Photos   Syrian War   Wikipedia: Iraqi conflict (2003–present)   Pentagon
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the mausoleum of the nation's founding father Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, during a ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of his death, in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 Erdogan’s ambitions go beyond Syria. He wants the Bomb
WASHINGTON — Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, wants more than control over a wide swath of Syria along his country’s border. He says he wants... (photo: AP / Burhan Ozbilici) Canada Dot Com
Nuclear Weapons   Photos   Syria Incursion   Turkey   Wikipedia: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
WHY TEACH DESIGN THINKING TO CHILDREN
“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” Alvin Toffler wrote in his book Future... (photo: ) Community news
Ancient Ruins of Masada in the Desert of Judea 2000-year-old 'lost' street built by Pontius Pilate uncovered in Jerusalem
A 2,000-year-old “lost” street built in Jerusalem by Pontius Pilate has been uncovered for the first time since the city was sacked by the Romans in 70AD. The... (photo: Creative Commons / Miguel Nicolaevsky) The Independent
City of David   Jerusalem   Photos   Pontius Pilate   Wikipedia: Pontius Pilate
Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a toast after delivering his speech at a dinner marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. China: Xi Jinping inaugurates 7th Military World Games
Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday inaugurated the 7th Military World Games here on Friday wherein more than 10,000 military officials from over 100... (photo: AP / Andy Wong) The Siasat Daily
India Armed Forces   Military World Games   Photos   Wikipedia: Military World Games   Xi Jinping
Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, Duchess of Cambridge meet Pakistani girls during their visit at the Pakistan Cricket Academy in Lahore, Pakistan, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Prince William says he and wife Kate are fine after plane twice aborts landing in Islamabad
Britain’s Prince William says he and his wife Kate are “fine” after their plane twice failed to land in Islamabad, Pakistan due to a thunderstorm. The aircraft carrying... (photo: AP / B.K. Bangash)
Russia Today
  Islamabad Airport   Pakistan   Photos   Prince William   Wikipedia: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge
File - U.S. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Stephen W. Wilson tours a facility at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Sept. 29, 2019. During his visit, Wilson stressed the importance of maintaining mission readiness. Turkey ‘effectively holding 50 US nuclear bombs hostage’ at air base amid Syria invasion
An estimated 50 US nuclear bombs are effectively being held hostage in Turkey as Washington attempts to find a diplomatic way of responding to the country’s invasion of... (photo: USAF / Staff Sgt. Joshua Magbanua) The Independent
Nuclear Weapons   Photos   Syrian War   Turkey-US Relations   Wikipedia: Incirlik Air Base
Air pollution - A factory emitting smoke in a Zurich city, Switzerland, Europe Air pollution caused 400,000 premature deaths in 2016
Poor air quality caused about 400,000 premature deaths in Europe in 2016, the most recent year data is available, and almost every city-dwelling European is exposed to... (photo: WN / Geeta) Deccan Herald
Air Pollution   European Environment Agency   Wikipedia: European Environment Agency   Photos   Particulate Pollution
Marine One, with President Donald J. Trump aboard, lands at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, where he will board Air Force One for his trip to Minnesota. The power of incumbency: Four two-term presidents in a row?
(CNN)Earlier this year, President Trump quipped (I'd like to believe not seriously) that he'd probably remain in office for 10 to 14 years. On another occasion, Trump... (photo: White House / Tia Dufour) CNN
Photos   Trump Administration   US Democracy   US Media   Wikipedia: Presidency of Donald Trump
Britain's Prince William and his fiancee Kate Middleton pose for a media photocall, at St. James's Palace in London, Tuesday Nov. 16, 2010, after they announced their engagement. The couple are to wed in 2011. Lunch with Imran Khan for William and Kate’s first day in Pakistan
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to have lunch with Prime Minister Imran Khan on their first full day of engagements in Pakistan. William and Kate touched down at... (photo: AP / Kirsty Wigglesworth) Belfast Telegraph
Pakistani Air Force   Prime Minister Imran Khan   Wikipedia: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge   William And Kate   Photos
Refugee Children 1-in-3 children undernourished or overweight: UNICEF
"If children eat poorly, they live poorly," said UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore, unveiling the Fund's first State of the World's Children report since 1999. "We... (photo: WN / Kamran Najm) Deccan Herald
Henrietta Fore   Malnutrition   Photos   UNICEF   Wikipedia: UNICEF
Xue Long, a Chinese icebreaker, departing from the inner harbour of the Port of Fremantle, Western Australia China's first homegrown polar icebreaker to start its maiden voyage
China's first domestically made polar icebreaker Xuelong 2, or Snow Dragon 2, will start its maiden voyage to the Antarctic from the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen... (photo: Creative Commons / Bahnfrend) China
Guangdong province   Photos   Wikipedia: MV Xue Long 2   Xuelong 2   Zhongshan Station
George Manneh Weah, President of the Republic of Liberia, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventy-fourth session, 25 September 2019. Liberia: Update on senatorial and representative bye-elections
By Dagbayonoh Kiah Nyanfore II, Guest writer, Monrovia, Liberia* The Liberian National Elections Commission (NEC) finally ended the by-election in Liberia for the... (photo: UN / Cia Pak)
The Patriotic Vanguard
  Monrovia   Photos   Politics   West africa
Tornado on body of water during golden hour Typhoon, cyclone or hurricane? Different names for the same storms
When a tropical storm pummelled Japan on Saturday with gusts of up to 135 mph, forcing millions to evacuate their homes, it was called Typhoon Hagibis. But the storm that... (photo: Creative Commons) The Telegraph India
Cyclone   Hurricane   Photos   Typhoon   Wikipedia: Storm
The NBA and Yao Ming in particular are extremely popular in China Should the NBA stand up to China?
“The 360” shows you diverse perspectives on the day’s top stories. What’s happening: A simple tweet by an NBA general manager escalated into an international incident... (photo: Creative Commons / Kenneth Lu) Yahoo Daily News
China   Houston Rockets   NBA   Photos   Wikipedia: Reactions to the 2019 Hong Kong protests
President Donald J. Trump participates in a bilateral meeting with President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the G20 Japan Summit in Osaka, Japan on Saturday, June 29, 2019 Trump and Erdogan have much in common - and the Kurds will be the tragic victims of their idiocy
What perfidy. Is there any more solemn a word that can be developed in the English language for such treachery? The West’s Kurdish allies are being betrayed all over... (photo: White House / Tia Dufour) The Independent
Kurdistan   Photos   Syrian War   Trump Administration   Wikipedia: Syrian Civil War
Donald Trump (25151928861) Trump gripes about impeachment, media at Louisiana rally
President Donald Trump on Friday pressed his argument that the House impeachment inquiry is nothing more than a new attempt to overturn his election based on “a lot... (photo: Creative Commons / Gage Skidmore ) Indian Express
Photos   Donald Trump - Us President   Politician   President - US   Wikipedia: Donald Trump
SD Card - Storage - Technology. SD card found in street labelled ‘homicide’ leads police to real murder scene
When a member of the public handed in a computer memory card labelled “homicide”, it is unlikely that police in the Alaskan capital... (photo: Creative Commons / Recklessstudios) The Independent
Homicide   Midtown Marriott   Photos   SD Card   Wikipedia: Homicide
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