Day: August 16, 2020

‘Standing together’ only hope for Lebanon, say NGO volunteers

August 16, 2020

After the devastating port explosion earlier this month, NGOs have been working tirelessly to revive Beirut, with armies of volunteers flooding the blast-hit streets to do what is needed to heal the city’s people.   On Aug. 4, the explosion of a warehouse in the Lebanese capital filled with nearly 3,000 tons of ammonium nitrate […]

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Italy looking to quench Champions League title thirst

August 16, 2020

Italian football clubs have craved a UEFA Champions League title ever since Inter Milan in 2010 became the last Italian team to claim Europe’s top-tier trophy.   Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho led Inter to a 2-0 victory against German powerhouse Bayern Munich in the final in Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.   Argentine forward Diego Milito […]

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Uganda’s unique hot water spring slowly dying

August 16, 2020

Uganda is endowed with hot springs called Kitagata, believed to have natural healing powers.   The springs in the Sheema district of western Uganda have two streams: Mulago named after Uganda’s biggest referral hospital due to its healing powers, and Ekyomugabe which was used by King of Ankore.   The springs formed because of water […]

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Screen addiction causes children to lose ability to draw

August 16, 2020

The normalization of technology has rendered some children incapable of drawing a simple picture, and the number keeps rising daily, according to a Turkish child development specialist.   The new school year in Turkey will begin with remote classes Aug. 31. Aysenur Bekaroglu believes screen addiction in children is much more pronounced when learning is […]

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Chinese dominated Myanmar’s unregulated gambling business

August 16, 2020

Mountains and hills around this country’s second largest border trading zone on the banks of the Moei River bordering Myanmar and Thailand have quickly disappeared.   Machines cleared land to build roads and overhead power line as part of urban expansion.   Myawaddy New City project was implemented on 543 acres of land with a […]

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