Month: August 2018

Week in Review – Irish Birth Certificates, Volcano in Guatemala and Fossil Found

Irish Birth Certificates Tusla, an Irish child and family agency has revealed that 126 people born between the years 1949 and 1969 have had incorrect birth registrations. It is said that almost 79 people of these cases may be entirely unaware of the circumstances of their birth. The agency has gained records from St Patrick's …

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Week in Review – Roseanne, Manhattanhenge and Russian Journalist Alive

Sitcom Roseanne cancelled ABC cancelled the sitcom “Roseanne” after Roseanne Barr posted a racist tweet that compared an African-American former Obama aide to an ape. The network condemned the statement and said it was inconsistent with their values. “Roseanne” originally aired from 1988 – 1997 and was rebooted just a little over two months ago. …

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Week in Review – Wave Gothic Treff and eSight

Wave Gothic Treff Every year 7 weeks after Easter, the Gothic music and arts festival is held in Leipzig, Germany. People travel from all over Germany and the world to attend the festival which features more than 150 artists and bands from different “dark music” genres. The festival is spread across the city for 4 …

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Week in Review – Gaza Israel Border Protest, Royal Wedding and Ebola Outbreak

The Great March of Return Earlier this week Palestinians took to the streets for the “Great March of Return” a protest that is part of a six week campaign. The protests demand that Palestinian refugees and their descendants be allowed to return to their homeland, they are also protesting the blockade of the Gaza Strip …

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Week in Review – Drought in South Africa, Iran Nuclear Deal and Men´s Day

Drought in South Africa 90-second showers, police enforcement and public shaming – all this helped Cape Town to stave off the worst of the water crisis. This is a three-year drought and it has drained the city´s water sources. But with strict regulations Cape Town managed to reduce water consumption by more than half since …

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Week in Review – North and South Korea Meeting, May Marches and the Pope Mobil

Meeting between South and North Korea The leaders of North and South Korea met for the first time since the 1950s. Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in met for a handshake and a long conversation to talk about the future of their countries. The meeting was mostly held outside and for people to see, not like …

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Week in Review – Royal Baby, WhatsApp and Macron Visits the US

Royal Baby Welcomed The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have welcomed their third child earlier this week, the child is the couple’s second son and the 5th in line for the British throne. He was born on Monday the 23rd of April in London at St.Mary’s hospital. The royal traditional Gun Salute will be fired …

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Week in Review – Bombing Gaza, Comey Notes published and Berghain

Bombing Gaza A photo of young Israelis sitting on top of a watchtower at the Gaza border has gone viral on social media for the past week. 7 young Israelis were shown smiling and waving to news cameras on top of a watchtower in Nahal Oz right outside the borders of Gaza while cheering on …

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Week in Review – Fire in Russian Mall, March for Our Lives and Love a Muslim Day

Mall Fire in Russia A deadly inferno swept through a shopping mall in the Sibirian city of Kemerovo on Sunday last week. The fire burnt for twelve hours and claimed at least 64 lives. Furthermore, 16 people are still missing, among them many children. The exact cause of the fire is still unclear but it´s …

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