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Translating Queer Into (Kyrgyzstani) Russian

This is an excerpt from Sexuality and Translation in World Politics. Get your free copy here.As Gayatri Spivak famously wrote, ...


New Zealand Post Chair appointed

The Associate Minister for State Owned Enterprises Shane Jones and Minister of Finance Grant Robertson have announced the appointment of ...


Tucson police- Knife-wielding man shot after approaching officers at Fort Lowell Park -and-courts

Tucson police: Knife-wielding man shot after approaching officers at Fort Lowell Park Arizona Daily Star A man was shot by ...


OTR- Michelle Wu says Boston has to 'dig in' on affordable housing

OTR: Michelle Wu says Boston has to 'dig in' on affordable housing WCVB Boston The Boston city councilor says affordable ...


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Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...

4 Palestinians die in two separate incidents, Israel hit by 3 rockets

GAZA, Palestinian territories - Three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army in the northern Gaza Strip, the Palestinian health ...

Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...

North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...

India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...

Three humanitarian workers die in Syrian airstrike

DAMASCUS, Suyria - Three humanitarian workers have been killed in the southern Syrian Idlib province in yet another attack on ...

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Historical global interest rates may yet go lower

More than ten years on from the global financial crisis and economies around the world are still struggling to fully ...

Hundreds of prisoners in U.S. jails commit suicide each year

Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in New York's Metropolitan Correction Center on Aug. 10 has brought new attention to the troubling reality ...

Ode to the poem: why memorising poetry still matters for human connection

Memorising poetry was once common in classrooms. But it has, for the most part, gone out of style. There are ...

Concussion in kids: Insomnia treatment linked to faster recovery

Active kids sustain injuries. It is estimated that every year more than 100,000 Canadian children and adolescents get a concussion ...

How to be an ally with Kashmir: War stories from the kitchen

The revocation of Kashmir's special status has left many across the region outraged.

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Kudlow defends Trump attempt to restructure trade relations with China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser has ridiculed the idea that the country is facing a ...


Argentine president replaces treasury minister

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Nicolas Dujovne has been replaced as Minister for the Treasury in Argentina, in a shock move ...


Expo 2020 Dubai to feature 220,000 square metres nursery

DUBAI, UAE - In October next year, Dubai will take to the world stage for a long antipated international event ...


UK commits 600 million pounds to new housing projects in England

LONDON, UK - Up to 50,000 new homes in high demand areas will be delivered through over £600 million of ...


Historical global interest rates may yet go lower

More than ten years on from the global financial crisis and economies around the world are still struggling to fully ...


Vacation rentals company stopped guests from posting bad reviews

WASHINGTON, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders settling charges that five ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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