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1 'Magic Mushrooms' Helps Cancer Patients with Depression, Anxiety
( Health - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Psychedelic, “magic” mushrooms appear to significantly ease anxiety and depression among cancer patients, according to two small studies.

Created on 2016-12-01 16:43:07
2 2 Popular Messaging Apps Vulnerable to Hackers
( Science & Technology - VOA )

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Those encrypted messaging apps you may have been using to avoid prying eyes had a major flaw that could have allowed access to hackers, according to a cybersecurity firm.

Created on 2017-03-15 15:35:48
3 A First: Cambodian-born Candidates Face Off in US State Election
( USA - VOA )

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For the first time in U.S. political history, two Cambodian-born candidates are facing off in a state legislative election.

Created on 2016-10-27 19:32:19
4 African Countries Urged to Invest More in Health Systems
( All Regions - VOA )

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The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on African countries to invest more in strengthening their health systems. WHO Director for the Africa region, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti says the 2015 Global Strategy for Women’...

Created on 2015-05-08 12:45:06
5 American Televangelist Robert Schuller Dies
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American televangelist Robert Schuller, who beamed his upbeat Christian messages on faith and personal success around the world to millions of people, died Thursday at 88.

Schuller died at an elder care facility in California, two years afte...

Created on 2015-04-02 17:28:18
6 Arab Idol Winner Mohammad Assaf Appointed As First Ever Regional Youth Ambassador For Palestine Refugees
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

25 June 2013, New York, USA | Myriam Kusayanagi - The excitement in Gaza City was palpable on Saturday June 22nd 2013, as the catchy theme tune of the popular television talent show "Arab Idol" started and the competition was shown on big screens.

Created on 2013-06-25 04:00:00
7 Astronauts Take Shelter After Alarm at ISS
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The U.S. space agency says no one is in danger following an alarm at the International Space Station, prompting astronauts to evacuate the U.S. section and move to the Russian side.

Created on 2015-01-14 18:28:22
8 Austria Files Criminal Complaint Over Alleged NSA Snooping
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Austria is asking for a legal investigation of allegations that the German intelligence service helped the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdrop on the country's political leaders.

Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner said Tuesday her mi...

Created on 2015-05-05 20:35:03
9 Backing the Fight for Digital Rights
( Science & Technology - VOA )

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Since its beginnings in the 1980s, the world wide web has promised to revolutionize communications.

Created on 2016-11-18 17:31:33
10 Bahrain: UN rights office concerned at crackdown on human rights and political opposition groups
( Human Rights )

Content by: UN News Centre


21 June 2016 – Concerned at the intensification of a crackdown on free expression and association, and the right to a nationality in Bahrain, the United Nations human rights office today urged the Government to ensure those rights are protected ...

Created on 2016-06-21 15:28:37
11 Bombardment in Iraq's Mosul Takes Heavy Toll on Civilians
( Middle East - VOA )

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Since she got struck by mortar shrapnel in Mosul just over a week ago, 10-year-old Nabaa has not been able to speak. A shard in her skull damaged part of her brain and doctors aren't sure if she'll ever be able ...

Created on 2017-04-11 12:30:33
12 Briefing on Palestinian/Israeli Divisions
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

23 August 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — A United Nations political affairs official called on Palestinian leaders to address the “destructive consequences” of Palestinian divisions, and to reach an agreement allowing “the legitimate Palestinian authorities to take up their responsibilities in Gaza as a step towards the f...

Created on 2017-08-23 17:08:53
13 Cambodia Links HIV Outbreak to Needle Reuse
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Health experts in Cambodia were alarmed when a cluster of villagers living near the country’s second largest city, Battambang, tested positive for HIV in December. Some 212 people there are now known t...

Created on 2015-01-12 14:39:51
14 Cambodia Rights Group Seeks UN Probe of Abuses
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Rights groups in Cambodia called on the United Nations to investigate alleged rights abuses against villagers living at the sites of two large hydropower dam projects.

They also called on the Cambodian government to...

Created on 2015-01-14 10:11:06
15 Cameroon President Calls for Greater Help to Fight Boko Haram
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Cameroon is calling for international support and a coordinated response against Nigerian militant group Boko Haram. Cameroon's President Paul Biya appealed to the diplomatic community after the release of a Boko Haram video messag...

Created on 2015-01-08 16:26:29
16 Canadian Immigration Website Crashes After US Election
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Canada’s immigration website crashed Tuesday night, leading to speculation that it was caused by Americans who were distraught by the election of Republican Donald Trump.

Created on 2016-11-09 15:45:13
17 China Fires Senior Diplomat for Alleged Corruption
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China's foreign ministry says it has removed a senior diplomat from his position amid an investigation for an unspecified disciplinary violation.

In a one-sentence statement release on Friday the ministry did not offer more details about the...

Created on 2015-01-02 06:30:08
18 China to Inspect Major State-Owned Enterprises in Anti-Graft Drive
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Chinese anti-graft authorities will inspect all major state-owned enterprises this year, state media reported on Wednesday, as the country widens a sprawling campaign against corruption.

The anti-corruption campaign ha...

Created on 2015-01-14 18:51:00
19 Climate Change Could Cause More Turbulent Flights
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Content by: Voice of America

Climate change could cause stronger turbulence for airline passengers, according to a new study.

Researchers at the University of Reading in England say “turbulence strong enough to catapult unbuckled passengers and crew arou...

Created on 2017-04-11 15:53:29
20 Comic Don Rickles Dead at Age 90
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America


Don Rickles, the master insult comic who created laughs with ridicule and sarcasm in a decades-long career that earned him the facetious nickname "Mr.

Created on 2017-04-06 19:00:16


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