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Guilt, Memory, and What In The Hell Is With This Title?

We all face our demons eventually, no matter how far we run, because wherever we go we take them with us. We can stay in the same place our whole lives, or we can run to the other side of the planet. 123 more words

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Pot Shops in Amsterdam Expected to Close

Mayor of Amsterdam Eberhard can der Laan has court approval to band weed shops in the city. The number of brothels in Amserdam have been… 119 more words

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Because I am a Girl

In comparison to boys and men, women (young and old) are disadvantaged, valued less, in most, if not all, societies

Plan (http://www.plan-uk.org/) is one charity that tries to change that

Education

LAMarcom reblogged this on Texan Tales & Hieroglyphics and commented:

"Awareness is caring for us!" Do you care? "Yes!" Says you. Mean it? On a personal note: I have been to Africa. I have worked with many Africans during my time working in the Mid East. I have heard their stories. I have seen. I am not some bleeding heart Baptist from Po'Dunk (is that a place?). I have traveled some. I do not often re-blog, but when something moves me, well, y'all just know I am full of opinion... Sorry the second vid got skewered, but you may visit the original page.

Car bomb kills four in Kenyan capital

Four people killed when a car bomb exploded outside a police station in a poor neighborhood of the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said.Police officers had earlier stopped the saloon car at traffic lights and were taking the occupants for questioning when the bomb exploded, the ministry said.Kenya’s security forces are struggling to contain a surge in bomb and gun attacks that the authorities blame on the Somali Islamist militants who killed at least 67 people when they laid siege to Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall in September.Kenyans are increasingly alarmed at the relative ease at which the militants and radicalized youths are able to carry out deadly strikes in the heart of Kenya, east Africa’s biggest economy. 12 more words

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Secret American base in Libya reportedly seized by jihadists

A secret base in Libya that has reportedly been used up until recently by United States special operations forces may have been taken over by local militants linked to Al-Qaeda, a new report suggests.The Daily Beast’s Eli Lake claims that a team led by longtime Al-Qaeda affiliate Ibrahim Ali Abu Bakr Tantoush has seized a base 27 kilometers west of Tripoli that was established by the US in the summer of 2012  105 more words

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U.N. Security Council members mulling South Sudan sanctions

U.N. Security Council members are considering sanctions on South Sudan’s warring parties, envoys said on Wednesday, after U.N. peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous demanded “serious consequences” be imposed to force an end to the violence.Ladsous and U.N. 94 more words

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Where to next?

Africa: We can offer you  tailor-made itineraries, we can also help with  a selection of small group safaris, Escorted Tours, and Adventure Camping Tours for those interested in having a group experience. 1,105 more words

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