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Instagram Snaps of Japanese Foods You May Not Have Heard Of

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:26:28 +0000

Raw chicken, fish sperm, raw liver, "cherry blossom meat" and other Japanese foods you may not know about.

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How the Symbols of Indonesia’s Hardline Muslim Groups Reached the Pages of Marvel Comics

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:16:25 +0000

"This artwork will be removed from subsequent printings, digital versions, and trade paperbacks and disciplinary action is being taken," according to a statement released by Marvel Comics.

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Maldives Blogger and Activist Yameen Rasheed Stabbed to Death

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:51:35 +0000

“So-called 'Paradise on Earth' has no public safety for it's citizens. Tomorrow, it could be me, you, or any of us," wrote a Facebook user.

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Georgia's Five-Year-Old Prince Prepares to Reign

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:31:35 +0000

"It was a huge event that after two hundred years there was a baby baptized as Prince of Georgia."

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Mexico’s ‘Mama Africa’ Welcomes Migrants on a Long Journey

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 10:00:35 +0000

An unmarked hotel along the Mexico-Guatemala border has become a frequent stop for weary migrants from parts of Africa and Haiti heading north.

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A Colombian Philosopher Explores the Alternatives to Overusing Mother Nature

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:18:27 +0000

"It might sound like a cliché: 'We must unite to face worldly problems', but that unity is necessary. Divided peoples don't win."

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How a 1970s Polish TV Cartoon Can Help Promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education Today

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 15:59:48 +0000

A Polish TV cartoon series from the 1970s can help educators make Science, Technology, Engineering and Math or STEM subjects more entertaining and appealing to children.

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A House Divided: Ethiopian Runners Separated by Politics Face Off at London Marathon

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:49:37 +0000

Feyisa Lelisa and Kenenisa Bekele, two of the world's greatest marathon runners, are both from the same ethnic group. But that is where the similarities stop.

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How ‘Adventurer of the Year’ Mira Rai Went From Child Soldier to Ultrarunner

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:00:48 +0000

"I want to transfer the chance I got to my little sisters in Nepal. I want to help them learn what I learned and reach where I am today."

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This Is What ‘Racist Glasses’ Look Like in Russia

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:32:04 +0000

Russian animator Alexey Yurevich has produced his own version of Rudy Mancuso’s 2016 viral hit, “Racist Glasses,” using the same premise with a uniquely Russian spin.

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Gazans Protest Against ‘Massacre of Salaries’ by the Palestinian Authority

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:01:44 +0000

Tens of thousands of Gazans are condemning the Palestinian Authority's salary cuts of public and security employees.

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Students Protest in Kashmir Amidst School Closures and Mobile Internet Blocking

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:43:07 +0000

"Where in the world are student protests crushed with such force & brutality, pellets & tear gas shells rain today many got injured"

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Japanese Metal Legends LOUDNESS Turned Away at US Border

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:38:23 +0000

"After spending 27 hours in the air I'm back in Osaka. Just devastated."

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A São Paulo City Councilor Surprised Schools With an Inspection for ‘Leftist Indoctrination’

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:31:55 +0000

Fernando Holiday was inspired by the Escola Sem Partido (School Without Party) campaign, which divides opinion in Brazil.

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Marine Le Pen's Comments on the Vel d'Hiv Roundup During WWII Reawaken France's Painful Past

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:44:37 +0000

"The victims of #veldhiv have been pulled from eternal rest to serve as a tool in the electoral plot of infamous politicians without brains or morals."

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