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Protesters in Warsaw against Gazprom drilling in the Arctic

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protesters in Warsaw against Gazprom drilling in Arctic

 

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Demonstration in Belfast

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Demonstration in Belfast on world hunger.  . . depicting world figures

 

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June 17, 2013: People dressed as the leaders of the G8 countries take part in a photo op to raise awareness about the global hunger crisis in front of the Belfast City Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on June 16, ahead of the G8 Summit. Leaders of the G8 countries will meet at Lough Erne in Northern Ireland for the G8 Summit on June 17 & 18. The leaders they are dressed as are (from left) U.S. President Barack Obama, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italy Prime Minister Enrico Letta, Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Britain Prime Minister David Cameron, France President Francois Hollande, Russia President Vladimir Putin and Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper. ...less (MSN.com)

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Ethiopia diverts flow of Blue Nile

Ethiopia diverts flow of Blue Nile | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
Egypt and Sudan express concern over multi-billion dollar dam on Nile which violates colonial-era agreement.
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Russian lawmakers pass anti-gay bill in 436-0 vote

Russian lawmakers pass anti-gay bill in 436-0 vote | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
Russian lawmakers have said gays should be barred from government jobs, undergo forced medical treatment or be exiled.
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Great Photos of Alaska's Coastline Taken For the Mapping Project

Great Photos of Alaska's Coastline Taken For the Mapping Project | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it

Shore Zone of Alaska taken from aerial video and photo for mapping  Please also visit:          

www.alaskadispatch.com      

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Xiaolangdi Reservoir annual opening

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Yellow River, China Xiaolangdi Reservoir

 

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June 24, 2013: A tourist poses for photos as water gushes out of the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow River during a water & sediment regulating operation in Sanmenxia City, China, on June 22.  The operation is conducted every year to clear out the mud & sand accumulated at the dam.(MSN.com)

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Ethiopia discards Egypt threats over Nile dam

Ethiopia discards Egypt threats over Nile dam | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
Foreign ministry says it is not intimidated by Egypt's "psychological warfare" and dam project will proceed.
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Crackdown swells North Korean prisons with defectors

Crackdown swells North Korean prisons with defectors | Chris' Regional Geography | Scoop.it
"Arbitrary detention, torture and forced labor are inflicted upon many repatriated North Koreans," a recent study says.
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