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New Delhi Journal: ‘Men Treat Us Like We Aren’t Human.’ Indian Girls Learn to Fight Back.

Booked solid for the next six months, Constable Renu said she has never been busier, as anxiety among women and girls grows with a stream of news headlines describing brutal assaults across the country, including recent national outrage [...]
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Maralinga Journal: Australia’s Least Likely Tourist Spot: a Test Site for Atom Bombs

Maralinga, which means “thunder” in the extinct Aboriginal language Garik, is an unlikely tourist destination. It is hot and arid, and at 700 miles west of Adelaide it is difficult to reach. When tours started in 2016, the village [...]
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Adelaide Journal: Elon Musk Likes it Here. Will Other Tech Innovators Follow?

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But this city of 1.3 million — with its aging population and unemployment rates that are often among the highest in the country — needs an even bigger jolt. Frustrations have been building for years as Adelaide’s factories shuttered, [...]
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Com Journal: East Timor Has Some of the World’s Richest Reefs. Can It Profit Safely?

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The reef development here is no accident. For generations, local fishermen have safeguarded their supplies of fish by creating marine protected areas. Communities would agree on the boundaries, mark them off and ban fishing there: no [...]
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Volokolamsk journal: ‘When a City of 40,000 People Gets Poisoned, They Don’t Care’

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On Sunday, Mr. Zhdanov was detained by the police and sentenced to 14 days of administrative arrest for hindering access to transport infrastructure by organizing an illegal rally. The landfill crisis started in June, when residents of [...]
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Samarkand Journal: Where is Googoosha, the Missing Uzbek First Daughter?

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While the rest of the world saw Islam Karimov as one of the most repressive rulers to emerge from the breakup of the Soviet Union, to many Uzbeks the Soviet-era Communist leader became the father of their nation, who led the country to [...]
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Itacuruça Journal: ‘Sentinel’ Dolphins Die in Brazil Bay. Some Worry a Way of Life Has, Too.

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“The number of industries and ventures along Sepetiba Bay has been growing exponentially in recent years,” said Dr. Alonso, the biologist. “What that generates is a greater concentration of pollutants in the seafloor and in the [...]
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Qasr al-Yahud Journal: Clearing Land Mines From the Spot Where Jesus Is Said to Have Been Baptized

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Now, in an effort to rehabilitate and open up the rest of the site, the Halo Trust, a British-American mine clearance charity, has begun a mine-clearing operation with the cooperation of the Israeli National Mine Action Authority, working [...]
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Vilnius Journal: Where the Genocide Museum Is (Mostly) Mum on the Fate of Jews

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Efraim Zuroff, the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s chief Nazi hunter, said that the center had the names of 20,000 Lithuanians who participated in the Holocaust but that only three were ever prosecuted and convicted — and of those, none [...]
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Skopje Journal: Dancing Nymphs and Pirate Ships: Notes from a Capital of Kitsch

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When Skopje 2014 was conceived, the ruling party wanted it both ways: to claim their history, but not so blatantly as to derail negotiations with Greece over the name issue. So a statue of a warrior on a horse set high upon a [...]