The story of plastic

The story of plastic

It's hard to imagine life without plastic, but less than 70 years ago, it didn't even exist. Today, landfills and oceans around the world are filling up with the stuff that takes hundreds of years to decompose. Can we do without plastic?
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Israeli presenter slammed for calling IDF soldiers 'human animals'

Israeli presenter slammed for calling IDF soldiers 'human animals'

Israeli TV presenter Oshrat Kotler has been harshly criticised by right-wing politicians for calling IDF soldiers 'human animals.' #IDF #Kotler #humananimals
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Israel evicts Palestinian family from home in East Jerusalem

Israel evicts Palestinian family from home in East Jerusalem

"They took my home, my memories. The Israeli settler is inside my home while I'm thrown out." The Israeli police have forcibly evicted a Palestinian family from their home, where their family has been living for three generations. #IsraelPalest...
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Turkish defence minister Hulusi Akar explains Turkey's goal in northern Syria

Turkish defence minister Hulusi Akar explains Turkey's goal in northern Syria

In an exclusive interview with TRT World, Turkish defence minister Hulusi Akar said Turkey's only aim in northern Syria is to eliminate YPG and other terrorist groups operating in the region. #Syria #Turkey #YPG
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Merkel casts doubt on climate protests by school children

Merkel casts doubt on climate protests by school children

"You can't imagine that all German children, after years, and without any outside influence, suddenly hit on the idea that they have to take part in this process." German Chancellor Angela Merkel says #FridaysForFuture protests by school children...
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Cittaslow Savsat: Life, the traditional way

Cittaslow Savsat: Life, the traditional way

We hit the road and head to Turkey's newest Cittaslow destination, Savsat, to immerse ourselves in this serene town's traditional way of life, and we do it during the chillest time of year. Some of the fun includes, playing in nature, cheesemaking...
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Some of the ways trash could kill us all

Some of the ways trash could kill us all

We are producing and throwing away more than ever, and some of the waste could come back to haunt us. Here are the five types of waste that could destroy the world.
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Putin demonstrates black belt judo skills

Putin demonstrates black belt judo skills

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is a judo black belt holder, took part in a training session of the country's national judo team in Sochi.
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Nigeria elections postponed by a week

Nigeria elections postponed by a week

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Nigeria has announced that the elections will be postponed by a week five hours before the polls were due to open due to 'logistical' concerns #NigeriaDecides2019 #Nigeria #elections
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1,200 children in the US killed by guns since Parkland

1,200 children in the US killed by guns since Parkland

In the year after Parkland, one of the deadliest school shootings in US history, at least 1,200 children have been killed as a result of gun violence. #Neveragain #Parkland #Guncontrol
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Here are some cool facts about Nigeria

Here are some cool facts about Nigeria

There's a well-known saying, "If Nigeria sneezes, the whole of Africa catches a cold." Here's what you need to know about the "Giant of Africa." #Nigeria #NigeriaDecides
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'Fake news' in Nigeria ahead of vote

'Fake news' in Nigeria ahead of vote

Facebook approved "fake news" ads about Nigeria's elections, an Al Jazeera investigation has found. Experts say its another indication that the platform's system does not work efficiently. #NigeriaDecides #NigeriaElections #Nigeria
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Saudi aide named in Khashoggi killing report becomes UAE envoy

Saudi aide named in Khashoggi killing report becomes UAE envoy

Turki Aldakhil, the man who was named in a report on journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing, is Saudi Arabia's new ambassador to the United Arab Emirates. To read more click here. #Saudi Arabia #Khashoggi #UAE #envoy #Turki Aldakhil
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Egypt's secret war in Sinai

Egypt's secret war in Sinai

Egyptian forces have been heavily bombing northern Sinai as part of an ongoing military campaign in the region, destroying thousands of homes and displacing many more. But why don't we hear about it and why has it been raging for so long? We break...
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Ethnic Uighurs campaign to press China for 'proof of life' videos

Ethnic Uighurs campaign to press China for 'proof of life' videos

Ethnic Uighurs are calling on China to post videos of their relatives who have disappeared in its internment camps. #Uighurs. #China. #reeducation
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Here's what's at stake in Nigeria's elections

Here's what's at stake in Nigeria's elections

A lot has happened just before #NigeriaDecides who its next president and members of the National Assembly will be. So why is this election important? #Nigeria #Election
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Jordanian initiative provides human-hair wigs to children with cancer

Jordanian initiative provides human-hair wigs to children with cancer

An initiative in Jordan helps children battling cancer receive human-hair wigs. Donors say it's a show of support for the children. #cancer #wigs #hair
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The ugly story of human zoos

The ugly story of human zoos

The world's last human zoo was on display in Brussels in 1958. They had been hosted earlier in the century in London, Paris, New York, Oslo and Hamburg. #human #zoo #west
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Ilhan Omar grills Trump's Venezuela envoy

Ilhan Omar grills Trump's Venezuela envoy

US congresswoman Ilhan Omar came out swinging at Wednesday's House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing, during which she challenged the credibility of President Donald Trump's special envoy to Venezuela, Elliott Abrams. #Ilhan #Omar #Venezuela
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What you need to know about Australia's Christmas Island

What you need to know about Australia's Christmas Island

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he will re-open a controversial detention centre on Christmas Island after it was closed down months ago over various concerns voiced by human rights groups. The move comes in retaliation to a histori...
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Measles outbreak spread globally, with vaccine scare blamed

Measles outbreak spread globally, with vaccine scare blamed

There were more than 80,000 measles cases in Europe in 2018 alone, three times more than in 2017, according to WHO statistics. The spread of the disease has been mostly attributed to the growing anti-vaccination movement and its fearmongering camp...
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Why do leaders make threats?

Why do leaders make threats?

Are world leaders just stoking fear for political gains? #Iran #Israel #Netanyahu
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Emirati woman pleads for asylum in Macedonia

Emirati woman pleads for asylum in Macedonia

Hind Albolooki from Dubai has fled her home and escaped her family after they threatened to harm her. But local authorities rejected her request for asylum, and she has been held in an immigration detention facility for two months now. #Hind #Save...
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Does Saudi Arabia have double standards when preserving important sites?

Does Saudi Arabia have double standards when preserving important sites?

While Saudi Arabia is looking to use its historic archaeological sites to boost tourism, it is also demolishing Islamic holy sites, raising questions of double standards. #SaudiArabia #IslamicSites #SaudiTourism
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Remembering Hamza Ishtewi: a 17-year-old killed by an Israeli sniper in Gaza

Remembering Hamza Ishtewi: a 17-year-old killed by an Israeli sniper in Gaza

17-year-old Hamza Ishtewi was killed by Israeli soldiers on the 46th Friday of the Great March of Return protests. His family and friends remember him. #HamzaIshtewi #Israel #Palestine
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Ai-Da: the world's first robot artist

Ai-Da: the world's first robot artist

This is Ai-Da, the world's first robot artist. Using artificial intelligence, the robot can sketch subjects who pose for her with a pencil placed in her robotic arm. #Ai-da #AIrobot #arts
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State of emergency over a polar bear 'invasion'

State of emergency over a polar bear 'invasion'

Russia's northeastern Novaya Zemlya archipelago, which has a population of around 3,000 people, has appealed for help to tackle "a mass invasion of polar bears into inhabited areas," regional authorities said in a statement. #Arctic, #polarbears, ...
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Exiled Uighurs in Istanbul fear for their families in East Turkistan

Exiled Uighurs in Istanbul fear for their families in East Turkistan

As China is under pressure for its treatment of Uighur Muslims in East Turkistan, here's a report from June 2018 highlighting the plight of Uighurs and China's indoctrination camps. #China #Uighur
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Hasan Minhaj's take on the Saudi Arabia-Netflix controversy

Hasan Minhaj's take on the Saudi Arabia-Netflix controversy

The season premiere of Hasan Minhaj's "Patriot Act" began with another jab at Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Saudi Arabia's censorship policies. #Hasan #Minhaj #Netflix #Saudi
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What's going on inside Egypt's prisons?

What's going on inside Egypt's prisons?

The plight of political prisoners in Egypt is worsening, with new reports saying Egypt is barring families of political prisoners from visiting their relatives. #Egypt #Prison
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Refugee football player Hakeem al Araibi returns home to Australia

Refugee football player Hakeem al Araibi returns home to Australia

Bahraini football player Hakeem al Araibi has been released from detention in Thailand and returned to Australia, where he has refugee status. #alAraibi #Thailand #Australia
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Is it anti-Semitic to criticise Israel and pro-Israeli lobbies in US?

Is it anti-Semitic to criticise Israel and pro-Israeli lobbies in US?

Ilhan Omar's tweet criticising pro-Israeli lobbies in the US set off claims of anti-Semitism from some US politicians. #Ilhan #Omar #AIPAC
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Khabib's father forgives McGregor

Khabib's father forgives McGregor

UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov's father says he forgives Khabib's notorious rival Connor McGregor because that's what Islam preaches. #khabibnurmagomedov #connormcgregor #mma #khabib
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Blackface scandals make headlines once again

Blackface scandals make headlines once again

Blackface scandals are making headlines yet again. So do some people just not get how offensive it is? #blackface #AfricanAmericans #US
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Turkey tells China to close Uighur detention camps

Turkey tells China to close Uighur detention camps

#Uighur #ConcentrationCamps #China
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Palestinian puppeteer entertains children of the blockade

Palestinian puppeteer entertains children of the blockade

Self-taught puppeteer Mahdi Karera uses his craft to promote positive values while entertaining children in besieged Gaza. #Gaza #puppet #blockade
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Yemeni children study under trees as classrooms are full

Yemeni children study under trees as classrooms are full

"The insects are making it very hard, the scorpions and other insects under the trees." These students in the Yemeni town of Abs study under trees because the schools are overcrowded due to the mass displacement in the country. #Yemen #civilwar ...
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Germany clamps down on Facebook's data collection

Germany clamps down on Facebook's data collection

Germany's anti-trust watchdog has ordered Facebook to curb its data collection activities after the tech firm reportedly gathered information from users without their knowledge. #Facebook #SocialMedia
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Was Mohammed bin Salman just listed as a 'global thinker'?

Was Mohammed bin Salman just listed as a 'global thinker'?

Was Mohammed bin Salman just listed as a "global thinker"? Foreign Policy added the Saudi crown prince to its annual list of top 10 "global thinkers" under the age of 40, and many people aren't happy about it. #MohammedbinSalman #SaudiArabia #Jama...
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What makes TikTok tick?

What makes TikTok tick?

TikTok has quickly become one of the most popular social media platforms in the world, attracting around 500 million active users a month. But what is the craze all about? #TikTok
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Netanyahu accuses the UN of singling out Israel

Netanyahu accuses the UN of singling out Israel

Netanyahu has criticised the UN after it issued 21 resolutions against Israel in 2018. #UN #Israel #humanrights
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Was Mohammed bin Salman just listed as a 'global thinker'?

Was Mohammed bin Salman just listed as a 'global thinker'?

Was Mohammed bin Salman just listed as a "global thinker"? Foreign Policy added the Saudi crown prince to its annual list of top 10 "global thinkers" under the age of 40, and many people aren't happy about it. #MohammedbinSalman #SaudiArabia #Jama...
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Khashoggi killing was "premeditated" by Saudi Arabia - UN

Khashoggi killing was "premeditated" by Saudi Arabia - UN

UN rapporteur Agnes Callamard, responsible for looking into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has said the murder was "planned and premeditated" by Saudi officials. #Khashoggi #SaudiArabia #UN
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Americans criticise Senate for passing anti-BDS bill

Americans criticise Senate for passing anti-BDS bill

The US Senate has passed a bill that would criminalise politically-motivated boycotts of Israel across the country. Critics say such a law violates the Constitution, specifically the right to freedom of speech. #Palestine #Israel #BDS
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Ilhan Omar urges ending US support to Saudi military campaign in Yemen

Ilhan Omar urges ending US support to Saudi military campaign in Yemen

"The ongoing military campaign has triggered one of the world's worst humanitarian crises." US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar criticises US support for the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen. #Yemen #Saudiledcoalition #US
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Project Raven': UAE's top-secret spying programme

Project Raven': UAE's top-secret spying programme

The UAE spied on opponents, journalists, activists and politicians in a top-secret programme, according to a report by Reuters. Here's what you need to know about "Project Raven". #UAE #SaudiArabia #ProjectRaven
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Man wants to sue his parents for giving birth to him

Man wants to sue his parents for giving birth to him

A 27-year-old man in India says he plans to sue his parents for giving birth to him "without his consent". #India, #sue #birth #consent #Anti-natalism
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African football players chase their dreams in Istanbul

African football players chase their dreams in Istanbul

Young Africans are coming to Istanbul to become professional football players. A football club founded by the Fatih Municipality is helping them fulfil their dreams. #African #footballer #fIstanbul
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