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In pictures: A kingdom of colour

In pictures: A kingdom of colour | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
The RSPB warns against native fungi being given a bad reputation by the recent outbreak of ash dieback, caused by Chalara fraxinea fungus.
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Adel Al-Jubeir (Powerful speech)

((Unless and until there is a change in Syria, Daesh will not be defeated in Syria, period))... This Video Obtained from (https://english.alarabiya.net)
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A Somber Queen's Speech Unveils A Brexit-Centric Agenda In The U.K.

A Somber Queen's Speech Unveils A Brexit-Centric Agenda In The U.K. | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
The queen ditched the crown and royal robes for the speech, which lays out priorities for the new legislative session. On the agenda: Brexit, Brexit, Brexit — and a few other items, of course.
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FBI Investigating Flint Airport Stabbing As Possible Act Of Terrorism

FBI Investigating Flint Airport Stabbing As Possible Act Of Terrorism | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
The FBI identified the assailant as Amor Ftouhi of Quebec. He reportedly yelled "Allahu Akbar," or "God is great," before stabbing an airport police officer in the neck Wednesday in Flint, Mich.
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The Rise Of Wind Energy Raises Questions About Its Reliability

The Rise Of Wind Energy Raises Questions About Its Reliability | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
As renewables make up a bigger share of the nation's energy grid, some worry about blackouts when the wind doesn't blow. But grid operators say they're getting better at balancing energy resources.
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US coalition still owes explanation over downing of Syrian warplane – Lavrov

US coalition still owes explanation over downing of Syrian warplane – Lavrov | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
Moscow is still waiting for an explanation from Washington about the downing of a Syrian warplane, the Russian Foreign minister has said after talks with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian. Sergey Lavrov also expressed hope that US actions won’t undermine anti-terrorist efforts in Syria.
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Foiled Brussels attacker’s bag had nails & gas bottles – prosecutor

Foiled Brussels attacker’s bag had nails & gas bottles – prosecutor | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
A bag found at the scene of a foiled terrorist attack in Brussels contained gas canisters and nails, according to a Belgian prosecutor. The suspect, who was shot dead, is a 36-year-old Moroccan national with no previous record of being a terrorist suspect.
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Gay-friendly mosque allowing female imams to open in Norway – activist

Gay-friendly mosque allowing female imams to open in Norway – activist | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
A liberal mosque, with men and women praying side by side, gay and transgender people allowed in, and female preachers having the floor, is planned to be opened in Oslo within a year, says an activist who came up with the idea.
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'Why would he fake it?': Oliver Stone responds to allegations Putin showed him 'wrong' Syria video

'Why would he fake it?': Oliver Stone responds to allegations Putin showed him 'wrong' Syria video | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
Renowned US director Oliver Stone has urged the media "not to trivialize" his documentary on Russia's President Vladimir Putin, after allegations emerged online suggesting that Putin showed Stone an American attack video while passing it off as part of Russia's military campaign in Syria.
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Nigerian ‘Rambo’ suspected of killing & torturing migrants in refugee camp arrested in Italy

Nigerian ‘Rambo’ suspected of killing & torturing migrants in refugee camp arrested in Italy | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
Italian police have arrested a suspected human trafficker following allegations that the man tortured, sexually abused and murdered migrants in a refugee camp in Libya.
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3 killed every hour: Mexico’s murder rate reaches 20-year high

3 killed every hour: Mexico’s murder rate reaches 20-year high | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
Mexico recorded more than 2,000 murders in May, the highest monthly homicide rate in 20 years and a bloody milestone in the country’s continuing war on drugs.
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Jerusalem synagogue vandalized with swastikas, holy books burned

Jerusalem synagogue vandalized with swastikas, holy books burned | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
A Jerusalem synagogue was vandalized with Nazi swastikas spray-painted on the walls, police say, adding that the perpetrators also tried to burn holy books. A mentally unstable Ultra-Orthodox Haredi man was reportedly arrested in connection with the incident.
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Archaeologists discover previously invisible inscription on 2,600-year-old artifact

Archaeologists discover previously invisible inscription on 2,600-year-old artifact | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
Archaeologists discover previously unseen lines on back of pottery shard suggest new approach to digging in the Holy Land
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Botched Choice For Afghan Army Uniforms Wasted Tens Of Millions Of U.S. Dollars

Botched Choice For Afghan Army Uniforms Wasted Tens Of Millions Of U.S. Dollars | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
AU.S. government watchdog says the Defense Department procured uniforms in a camouflage pattern that is far more expensive than other options and likely inappropriate for the landscape in Afghanistan.
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What To Know About Saudi Arabia's New Crown Prince And The Issues He Will Face

What To Know About Saudi Arabia's New Crown Prince And The Issues He Will Face | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
Mohammed bin Salman is now first in line to the throne. At 31, he has already reshaped his country's role in the region. His biggest test will come as he tries to wean the kingdom off an oil economy.
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Updating Frankenstein For The Age of Black Lives Matter

Updating Frankenstein For The Age of Black Lives Matter | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
The classic tale of the Monster resurrected from the dead gets a new treatment in Victor LaValle's new limited-series comic.
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US continues to ‘stab Russia in the back’ with Syrian offensives

US continues to ‘stab Russia in the back’ with Syrian offensives | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
The US claims its downing of a Syrian jet to be self-defense. But imagine some country taking over part of Washington State, and denying the US Air Force from flying there, Syria Solidarity Movement member Rick Sterling explained to RT.
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Saudi King names young son Mohammed bin Salman crown prince, strips eldest of title & post

Saudi King names young son Mohammed bin Salman crown prince, strips eldest of title & post | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
Saudi King Salman has named 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman crown prince in place of Mohammed bin Nayef, who had previously been first in line to the throne. The King also stripped bin Nayef of his function as interior minister.
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Syria polio outbreak leaves 17 children paralyzed

Syria polio outbreak leaves 17 children paralyzed | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
Some 17 children have been paralyzed following an outbreak of polio in Syria, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
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Sun’s out, gams out? Men wear skirts to protest ban on shorts during heatwave (PHOTOS)

Sun’s out, gams out? Men wear skirts to protest ban on shorts during heatwave (PHOTOS) | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
As Europe swelters under the scorching sun, some male employees have taken to an ‘alternate’ dress code in protest at having to wear trousers.
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ISIS blows up landmark Grand al-Nuri mosque with leaning minaret in Mosul - Iraqi military

ISIS blows up landmark Grand al-Nuri mosque with leaning minaret in Mosul - Iraqi military | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
The iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul, Iraq has been blown up by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorists, news agencies report citing the Iraqi military.
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UAE has secret torture prisons in Yemen, US involved in interrogations – AP

UAE has secret torture prisons in Yemen, US involved in interrogations – AP | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
The UAE operates a network of ‘black sites’ in war-torn Yemen, where terrorist suspects are abused and tortured, an AP investigation has found. US personnel have been involved in at least some interrogations, agency sources said.
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Russian MoD declassifies docs on Soviet Union’s preparedness for 1941 Nazi invasion

Russian MoD declassifies docs on Soviet Union’s preparedness for 1941 Nazi invasion | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
The Russian Defense Ministry has declassified and published documents detailing how victorious USSR reflected on the disastrous early days of Nazi Germany’s invasion. Military strategists wanted to know if the Soviet Union was unprepared for war.
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US seeks to ‘milk’ terrorism sponsor Saudi Arabia – Iran's Revolutionary Guard to RT

US seeks to ‘milk’ terrorism sponsor Saudi Arabia – Iran's Revolutionary Guard to RT | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
As the US influence in the Middle East wanes, it increasingly associates itself with dictatorships like Saudi Arabia, whose “dark face” and “role in supporting terrorism is known to everyone in the region,” a high ranking Iranian Revolutionary Guard official told RT.
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Prince William broke royal protocol and hugged a survivor of the London fire

Prince William broke royal protocol and hugged a survivor of the London fire | Culture Curator | Scoop.it
Last Wednesday, news of a fire at the Grenfell Tower in London broke and through photos and videos, we witnessed a 24-story…
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