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Iraq Launches Offensive to Recapture Hawija - Voice of America


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Iraq Launches Offensive to Recapture Hawija
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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced Thursday his forces have begun an offensive to retake control of the town of Hawija, one of the last areas in Iraq held by Islamic State militants. Hawija is 240 kilometers (150 miles) north of the Iraqi ...

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21 Sep 2017 | 6:25 am

Russia: Special Forces Helping Syria Win Key City - Voice of America


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Russia: Special Forces Helping Syria Win Key City
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Russian special forces are helping Syrian government troops fight Islamic State militants in the battle for the strategic city of Deir el-Zour in eastern Syria, the defense ministry in Moscow said Thursday. Russia began its operation to support ...

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21 Sep 2017 | 4:55 am

Ugandan Police Fire Tear Gas at 'Life Presidency' Protesters - Voice of America


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Ugandan Police Fire Tear Gas at 'Life Presidency' Protesters
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Ugandan police on Thursday fired tear gas to disperse protesters opposed to plans to introduce legislation that could allow the longtime president to rule for life. The bill is likely to be introduced in the national assembly later Thursday despite ...

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21 Sep 2017 | 3:57 am

Global Leaders See Globalization as Challenged, Not Failing - Voice of America


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Global Leaders See Globalization as Challenged, Not Failing
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Globalization faces challenges — from Britain's planned exit from the European Union, known as Brexit, to an “America First” policy agenda under the Trump administration. On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday ...

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21 Sep 2017 | 3:35 am

Rescuers Work to Find Mexico Earthquake Survivors - Voice of America


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Rescuers Work to Find Mexico Earthquake Survivors
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Rescue teams in Mexico worked Thursday to reach those still trapped among the dozens of buildings that fell during a massive earthquake that has killed more than 230 people. One search in Mexico City took place at a school where on Wednesday workers ...

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21 Sep 2017 | 2:54 am

At 82, Judi Dench's Mission Remains the Same: 'To Learn' - Voice of America


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At 82, Judi Dench's Mission Remains the Same: 'To Learn'
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Judi Dench is not tired. "I've had one of those pep-up drinks,'' Dench, beaming as she sits down for a recent interview. "I feel rather sparky.'' Caffeinated or not, Dench, 82, remains fully energized. As Stephen Frears, the director of her latest film ...
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20 Sep 2017 | 9:27 pm

Huge Sea Turtles Slowly Coming Back From Brink of Extinction - Voice of America


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Huge Sea Turtles Slowly Coming Back From Brink of Extinction
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Sea turtles are lumbering back from the brink of extinction, a new study says. Scientists found more populations of the large turtles improving than declining when they looked at nearly 60 regions across the globe. That's a big change from a decade or ...

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20 Sep 2017 | 9:00 pm

'My Brother, My Brother': Boys Recall Escape From Mexico City School - Voice of America


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'My Brother, My Brother': Boys Recall Escape From Mexico City School
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A favorite teacher, a janitor always friendly with the kids, the two women who patrolled the halls and greeted children at the school's gates, a best friend's little sister. These people feared or confirmed dead Wednesday were on the mind of 12-year ...

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20 Sep 2017 | 8:31 pm

Study Finds Stereotypes About Boys, Girls Begin at Early Age - Voice of America


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Study Finds Stereotypes About Boys, Girls Begin at Early Age
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"We found children at a very early age, from the most conservative to the most liberal societies, quickly internalize this myth that girls are vulnerable and boys are strong and independent," Blum told VOA. "And this message is being constantly ...

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20 Sep 2017 | 8:23 pm

VOA combines wood, marble and glass in layered composition of Portuguese seaside home - Dezeen


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VOA combines wood, marble and glass in layered composition of Portuguese seaside home
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The property was designed by the Porto-based studio of Ventura Office Associates (VOA) to make optimal use of a plot with views towards the ocean. To provide the amount of space required while retaining the large gardens, a basement level was included ...

16 Sep 2017 | 6:08 am