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Uproar Over Plans to Pay Turkish Men ‘Prostitute Allowance' / Sputnik International

Uproar Over Plans to Pay Turkish Men ‘Prostitute Allowance' / Sputnik International | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
Curbing Violence Against Women in Turkey With a New Parliamentary Commision.
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Women Protesting In Turkey To Reduce Violent Attacks By Men.

 

As attitudes change so does the awareness about what happens in these countries. Any sort of awareness to reduce what is happening is good. For over ten years there have been various measures put in place to try to reduce violence against women in  these areas.

 

Turkish women are taking a stand against any unnecessary violence against them. They take a look at the hangups that exist compared to the rest of the world as a way of reducing that shocking statistics of crimes against women involving violence.

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Scientists Prove Truth Behind Darwin Awards: Men Really Are Idiots / Sputnik UK - News, Opinion, Radio

Scientists Prove Truth Behind Darwin Awards: Men Really Are Idiots / Sputnik UK - News, Opinion, Radio | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
Scientists analysing the winners of the Darwin Awards - given to those who eliminate themselves from the gene-pool by dying after doing something stupid - have proved that men are more stupid than women.
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Check this analysis by Scientists out (be sure to share with all your scientific friends!)

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The Dutch holiday tradition argue about Black Pete (Zwarte Piet) from the colonial era.

The Dutch holiday tradition argue about Black Pete (Zwarte Piet) from the colonial era. | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
The Dutch have a new holiday tradition – to argue about Blackface. Or, as he is more commonly known, Black Pete (Zwarte Piet), who has been part of Dutch folklore for ages, but critics claim he’s is a racist stereotype dating back to the colonial era.
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The Dutch holiday tradition argue about Black Pete (Zwarte Piet) from the colonial era.

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Festive Season at the Zoo / Sputnik UK - News, Opinion, Radio

Festive Season at the Zoo / Sputnik UK - News, Opinion, Radio | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
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Christmas pictures of the festive season from 2014 in the UK mainly from the zoo and places like this, enjoy.

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Ukraine crisis: World will never be the same again

Ukraine crisis: World will never be the same again | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
The West has proved to be a bad loser over Crimea and it has made matters worse for itself and its allies.
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Telling It Like It Is: From Afghanistan to amnesty

Telling It Like It Is: From Afghanistan to amnesty | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
The death of the Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs, the pardoning of the Arctic 30 and Pussy Riot and David Cameron’s visit to Afghanistan are among the topics discussed in this week’s edit
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This weeks radio broadcast on The Voice of Russia with James Delingpole, Alexander Nekrassov and Brendan Cole. Find out more about Ronnie Biggs the bank robber, Pussy Riot pardons, news about Russia and the constitution. Plus a little bit more about David Cameron in Afghanistan.

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China’s Proves Its Determination To Blow Billions On Space Exploration - STi

China’s Proves Its Determination To Blow Billions On Space Exploration - STi | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
China is on a mission. To blow billions on space exploration.
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Anton Goryunov reports from Beijing China about the three Chinese astronauts, two men and one woman left in the Shenzhou 10 spacecraft with trips to the Moon , President Xi Jinping is very excited about the projects. The launch happened in the Gobi Desert and the efforts of the Communist Party of China contributing to the launch has been noted.


The launch happened in the Gobi Desert near Mongolia and the efforts of the Communist Party of China contributing to the launch has been noted and now the the US NASA have some stiff competition in the race for space and the worlds determination to blow billions on space exploration.

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Yeah, Sure, What We Need Now Is Another Stupid Film About Superman | STi

Yeah, Sure, What We Need Now Is Another Stupid Film About Superman | STi | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
Superhero films are rubbish. Every single one of them.
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Ben Delicious reports from London: This is a response to the new film about Superman Man Of Steel saving the world from the evil General Zod from the planet Krypton to Earth. Comparisons include director George Lucas and his adaptation of Star Wars with all its interesting alien life forms.

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Charges in France against Strauss-Kahn Trail and accusations out there

Charges in France against Strauss-Kahn Trail and accusations out there | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
A French prosecutor has called upon the jury to acquit Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the ex-head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), of pimping charges.
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In France this week (February 2015) we take a look at a trial of Dominque Strauss-Khan. The accusations state some interesting charges that they think you should know about.

 

When this article was originally shared accusations were made at his trial. How the charges in France came about all began with the news that Dominique Strauss-Kahn had been doing certain things.

 

There is no conclusive evidence yet to suggest that accusations made at the trial will lead to specific charges. Dominique Strauss-Kahn in France has made statements and the trial continues.

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Operation Mind Control CIA On US Citizens

Operation Mind Control CIA On US Citizens | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
Bacteria to infect the enemy, poisons for assassinations, truth drugs for interrogations, germ warfare and brainwashing – astonishing but real story behind the CIA secret experiments.
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Bacteria to infect the enemy, poisons for assassinations, operation mind control, CIA experiments, US citizens truth drugs for interrogations, germ warfare and brainwashing – astonishing but real story behind the CIA secret experiments.

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Christmas with Charlie Chaplin / Sputnik UK - News, Opinion, Radio

Christmas with Charlie Chaplin / Sputnik UK - News, Opinion, Radio | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
Charlie Chaplin, who died on 25 December 1977, was an English comic actor and film director best known for his work during the silent film era. Chaplin used mime slapstick and other visual comedy routines. Take a look at some of his finest moments.
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Charlie Chaplin

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Sacrificing UK To Poke Sticks At Russian Bear

Sacrificing UK To Poke Sticks At Russian Bear | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
Inspired by the effect economic sanctions have apparently been having on Russia, PM David Cameron wants the west to maintain its ‘get tough’ approach with Moscow: “We should keep up the pressure… in this respect the interests of the United Kingdom and democracy do go together.”
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A few days ago this cartoon article posted from Sputnik in UK explains about the Russian bear.

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UK safety inspectors check all 52 London theaters after collapse - CBS News

UK safety inspectors check all 52 London theaters after collapse - CBS News | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
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U.K. safety inspectors check all 52 London theaters after collapse. Shares. Tweets; Stumble. Email; More +.
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The ceiling collapsed and lots of people were injured. London West End is a great place to go see a play especially plays about dogs. This play about technology, pets and as well as being a bit of a thriller brought the house down with over 700 people inside watching. The actors on stage were shocked too. Everyone are ok and the building is under repair.

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RBS Boss Gets A Huge Bonus On Way Out. Instead Of A Kick Up His Arse | STi

RBS Boss Gets A Huge Bonus On Way Out. Instead Of A Kick Up His Arse | STi | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
RBS boss sacked with a massive pay off. A knighthood beckons?
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R.F.Wilson reports from London about RBS and Stephen Hester as he retires with a great big bonus. Chancellor George Osborne friends in financial affairs along with David Cameron’Gordon Brown and other Labour  Liberal Democrats who changed the course of finances as we know it ever since the crash of 2008.

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Charities Saving Hungry Kids In Africa. So What’s In It For Them? | STi

Charities Saving Hungry Kids In Africa. So What’s In It For Them? | STi | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
Doubting the motives of charities, including ones that save the hungry kids in Africa.
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Ted Obvious reports from London about charities particularly ones that help starving children in Africa. Updates from the recent Nutrition David Cameron was the main speaker much of the news reads like a Charles Dickens Novel or a passage from Bleak House, it is great that these Charities are saving Hungry Kids In Africa but it comes at a price.

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Hillary Clinton Goes On Twitter. To Make Sweet Tweet Music - STi

Hillary Clinton Goes On Twitter. To Make Sweet Tweet Music - STi | News from STi [by Lisa Long] | Scoop.it
Hillary goes on Twitter…
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Dan Majestic reports from Washington: Mrs Clinton has joined Twitter and already has loads of new followers. The Democratic party are very good at this sort of thing along with Barack Obama into US citizens and other leftie leaders get away with such ease.

 

They are: Clinton School, Clinton Global Initiative, Clinton Foundation, Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton. More about The daily Show with Jon Stewart  and Fox News. Stirring Trouble Internationally  Hillary Clinton Goes On Twitter.

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